The Simpson College Department of Music offers five festivals during the school year and two summer music camps for school-age students. Each festival and camp offers a different experience to the young musician.
Orpheus Summer Music Camp takes place July 14-21. Orpheus is an exciting music camp for high school musicians which includes classes in music theory, music history, and daily individual lessons in up to two applied areas. The camp also includes choral ensemble experiences, instrumental chamber ensembles and workshop training for operetta and musical theater. The staff is made up of the outstanding Simpson College music faculty. Scholarships are available. Call: (515) 961-1637 for application and scholarship information beginning March 1st. Check out the Orpheus Camp website for more information and to sign up.
Simpson College Fall Honor Choir - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
A day dedicated to the high school singer. This festival offers opportunities for singers to make music under the direction of Dr. Timothy A. McMillin and to hear a solo song recital of current students and faculty at Simpson College. The day ends with a public performance featuring ensembles from Simpson College as well as the Simpson College Honor Choir performers. For more information, visit the Fall Honor Choir page.
Contact Dr. Tim McMillin, 515-961-1578, or register using links online.
Simpson College Jazz Honor Band Festival - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Please visit our new Instrumental Music website for information on the SC Jazz Honor Band! Contact Dave Camwell, 515-961-1575, or register online.
Simpson College Jazz Festival – January 30 & January 31, 2014
Please visit our new Jazz Festival website for information on the SC Jazz Festival!
Contact Dave Camwell, 515-961-1575 for more information.