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Monmouth University Summer Music Camp

July 22-26, 2024

Monmouth University’s Summer Music Camp provides an immersive music experience for beginner, intermediate, and advanced high school instrumentalists or vocalists. For five days, campers experience life as a Monmouth University music student through taking:

  • Group Lessons
  • Sectional Rehearsals
  • Workshops
  • Masterclasses
  • Ensembles (small groups in various styles and concert band)  
  • Classes (Music Theory, Ear Training, Composition/Arranging, Improvisation, Jazz History)

All campers will receive a t-shirt at the beginning of camp and a certificate of completion at the end!

The Summer Music Camp will conclude with a final concert in Pollak Theatre at 3:30 p.m. All parents/guardians and family are welcome to attend.

Sample Camp Day Overview (8 a.m.–5 p.m.)

  • 8 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Breakfast for on-campus students (dining hall)
  • 9 a.m.–9:45 a.m. Group lessons/sectionals (Rotate throughout week)
  • 10 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Ear Training, Theory, Improvisation Class (Rotate throughout week).
  • 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Large Ensemble Rehearsal
  • 12:15 p.m.–1 p.m. Lunch for all campers (dining hall)
  • 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Masterclass, Group Improvisation Workshop (Rotate throughout week)
  • 2:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Small Ensemble
  • 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Large Ensemble
  • 5 p.m. Student pickup

If you have any questions, please email

Photo of Jonathan E. McElroy

Jonathan McElroy

Director of Summer Music Camp

Music and Theatre Arts

Lauren K. Woods Theatre Complex, 216

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Jeffrey Cook

Assistant Director of Summer Music Camp

Music and Theatre Arts

Lauren K. Woods Theatre Complex