Experience the Simpson Music Culture!
The Simpson College Department of Music offers several 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. Find more information on our festivals, camps, and Scholarship Days below!
SUMMER CAMPS 2018
Orpheus Singing Actor Camp Will not take place in 2018. We regret being unable to hold camp due to scheduling conflicts this summer. Please check back in January of 2019 for updated information.
13th Annual Simpson Fall Honor Choir – Thursday, October 12, 2017: The Simpson College Honor Choir is designed as a non-competitive environment where exceptional students from high school programs have the opportunity to spend a day rehearsing and performing high quality choral music. A day such as this serves as an opportunity for students to energize, discover, and reaffirm their interest and passion in singing. Concert is at 6:30 p.m. in Smith Chapel.
Simpson College High School Choral Invitational – April 23, 2018
SCHOLARSHIP EVENTS 2017-2018
Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Audition appointments followed by a concert by our flagship vocal ensemble, the Chamber Singers
Saturday, January 27, 2018: Simpson College Music Scholarship Day Meet the music faculty, audition for a music scholarship, attend an informational Admissions Q&A Session, take a tour of campus, and enjoy lunch with the music faculty.
Sunday, February 11, 2018: Simpson College Opera Event & Scholarship Auditions (Singers, Pianists, and Instrumentalists welcome!) This day-long event involves scholarship auditions in the morning, a Brunch to learn more about our music program and meet many of our music faculty, a preview of the Simpson College opera by our opera and voice faculty, and finally, an opportunity to attend the final performance of the spring opera presented by Simpson College Opera.
Friday, February 16, 2018: Simpson College Music Showcase During this two-day event, you will experience the eventful life of a Simpson Music Student! Beginning Friday morning at 8:30 a.m., attend music classes and rehearsals, meet our music faculty and current music students, hear students and faculty perform, and have a meal at one of our dining locations. Then on Saturday, audition for a music scholarship and tour the campus.