How to Sign Up for Orpheus Summer Camp 2014 (July 20-27)
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The Orpheus Experience. Orpheus allows serious high school musicians to become immersed in incredible musical experiences for an entire week while utilizing the facilities and surroundings of the Simpson College campus. The camp’s staff is made up of Simpson College’s outstanding music faculty. Want to know what you’ll be doing on a daily basis? Check out the Orpheus General Schedule of Events.
Testimonials. Hear what our 2013 Orpheus campers had to say about Orpheus.
“Orpheus is a great learning experience–very one-on-one. You get a couple months worth of training combined into just one week.” – Alauren Ellenberger, senior from Palm City, FL.
“I would describe the faculty as awesome. I am now considering attending Simpson because of them.” – Abigail Becker, sophomore from Independence, MO.
“Every high school musician should come to Orpheus. You do productive things. It’s challenging without being impossible, and you meet a lot of great people.” – Olivia Baxter, senior from Linn Grove, IA.
“I made friends really easily. There’s just something special about this camp.” – Maria Consamus, junior from Ames, IA.
Exciting Music Opportunities Include:
- Choral Ensembles – Choir, Madrigal Singers, Staged Choruses
- Instrumental Chamber Ensembles
- Fully Staged Operetta and Musical Theater Workshop
- Daily Private Lessons in up to 2 areas
- Solo Recital Opportunity
- Daily Classes in Music History and Music Theory
- Attend the final performance of the Des Moines Metro Opera’s 42nd Season
Pricing and Scholarships for summer 2014:
Tuition, room and board: $525 by May 1; $550 after May 1.
Partial general scholarships and two (2) $450.00 Abild Piano Scholarships are available by application and audition CD (No video tapes).
Postmark deadline for scholarship CD is May 12, 2014.
For more information, contact Dr. Timothy McMillin at 515-961-1637 or firstname.lastname@example.org.