Mizzou Summer Music Camps and Programs

2023 Camps - More info coming soon!

Mizzou Trombone Boot Camp
Instructors: Dr. Timothy Howe & Dr. Sam Griffith

  • June 7-10, 2023
  • Eligibility: High school students entering grades 9-12, camp is limited to 15 students
  • Cost: Dining - $72.30, housing - $90.00, camp fee - $62.70
  • There will be a male and female chaperone whose primary responsibilities will be escorting students to meals and to their dorms. Chaperones will stay on the same floor as students. There is not a lot of free time throughout the day, but chaperones will be with the campers in the evenings when most of the free time happens.
  • Online Application
  • Payment

Missouri Summer Composition Institute (COMP)

Esterhazy String Quartet Seminar
Contact: Professor Eva Szekely

During this week-long session, participants will receive daily chamber music coachings, private lessons with Esterhazy Quartet members, and the opportunity to perform in solo masterclasses. Each chamber ensemble will perform at least twice during the session. Limited to 16 students!

Missouri Drumset Intensive Camp
Contact: Dr. Troy Hall
This camp will be a three-day advanced program for intermediate and advanced high school and college students wishing to improve their technique, vocabulary, and reading within the jazz idiom.

  • June 27-29, 2023
  • Eligibility: High school and College students of intermediate/advanced ability level.* Camp is limited to 10 students.
  • Cost: $150 
  • Time: 9am-4pm in Sheryl Crow Hall - Sinquefield Music Center
  • Apply today!
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, June 13, 2023
  • Online payment

*This level assumes that the student:

1) Knows all 40 Percussive Arts Society Rudiments and has good basic hand technique.

2) Has a reading knowledge of drumset notation and jazz band charts.

3) Has basic jazz drumset rhythm and comping skills.

4) Has some enthusiasm for and basic understanding of jazz music and jazz drumset practices.

5) Students who feel unclear if they meet this standard are urged to contact Dr. Hall with any questions.

    Private lessons through the Community Music Program

    • June 5, 2023 - July 30, 2023 (8-week session)
    • In-person or virtual lessons
    • For more information, visit the CMP website

    Past Camps

    Experiencing Piano for Kids

    Experiencing Piano for Adults


    Students will need to reserve and pay for a visitor permit ahead of time at this link: https://parking.missouri.edu/permits/. 

    -Electronics and chargers

    -Casual camp attire
    -Concert attire (check with camp supervisor to see if this is necessary for your camp)
    -Your instrument!   

    Sheets and towels are provided if you are staying in the dorms.


    Community Music Coordinator
    Joanna Griffith 

    Mizzou Trombone Boot Camp 
    Prof. Tim Howe

    Esterhazy String Quartet Seminar
    Prof. Eva Szekely

    Drumset Camp
    Prof. Troy Hall

    Summer COMP
    Andrea Luque Káram

    Experiencing Piano Coordinator
    Meghan Speed