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Thank you for making the 2017 summer season. If you were unable to join us, we hope to see you in 2018. Information for next summer's programs will be posted early in the spring semester. In the meantime, here is our information from last summer so you can learn more about our program.

Theme: Time Travel
~ Explore the Piano through
Music History!

June 26-30, 2017


Spend a week with other piano students and embrace your love for the piano! The daily schedule will include private lessons with APSU faculty, supervised practice, small ensemble rehearsals, presentations of various music related topics and explorations in music history and piano literature. This piano camp is designed to keep students active during the summer and inspire students to pursue their piano studies more diligently.

Piano students with at least one year of piano instruction are welcome to register. Students must be able to read both clefs fluently and must be able to play hands together. 


APSU Music/Mass Communications Building

Dates: June 26-30, 2017 @ 9am – 3:30pm. Wednesday will conclude at 1 pm.



Application – please submit the following:

  Simone Parker
APSU Department of Music
Box 4625
Clarksville, TN 37044
Email: parkersa@apsu.edu
Phone: 931-206-6839

Austin Peay Piano Faculty

After your application materials have been received and accepted, we will forward additional materials to you. Each participant will be assigned to one time period. With your private instructor, select at least two, no more than five, pieces from your assigned time period and start working on your pieces before camp. These selections will be used during camp to perform in informal performance sessions and for feedback during lesson time.

Daily Schedule:

9:00am Arrival
9:30am Sight Reading/Rhythm
10:00am Individual Lessons/Supervised Practice
11:30am Music History/Piano Literature
12:15pm Lunch/Break
1:00pm Ensemble/Duet Rehearsal Time
2:00pm Presentations
3:00pm Wrap up
3:30pm Dismissal

Students will provide their own sack lunch, light snacks will be available. The piano camp will conclude on Friday with a performance for parents followed by a reception.

About one month before camp, participants will receive ensemble parts and additional repertoire. The welcome package will include when and where to come, what to bring, a map, a sample schedule, and all other information needed for your participation. We are looking forward for you to be there!