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CSUSB Music Summer Camp 2022

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We are delighted to announce that we are resuming the CSUSB Summer Camp for Strings and Piano in person this summer, 2022!  We have an exceptional line-up of faculty and are looking forward to sharing this experience with you.  Do let us know if you have any questions!

Who should attend: This camp is open to string (violin, viola, cello, and double bass), and piano students who will be 10-18 years old by June 1, 2022, or who have just finished high school.  Students must have at least three years of playing experience.

Camp: This camp will take place Sunday, June 12 through Thursday, June 16, and there are two tracks for this camp, orchestra and piano.  For instrumental students who have been playing three years or more there is the option to participate in a chamber music group.  To be considered for chamber group placement, please submit a YouTube link of yourself playing one selection that you feel best represents your current playing level by May 20, 2022.  You will send this link to: Dr. Lewis and Dr. Huang at and

Included in the Registration/Fees: Payment includes tuition for the camp, lunch SN-TH, dinner on Sunday and Thursday, and a t-shirt.  The fee for this 5-day camp is $200.  Registration paperwork and payment must be received by June 1, 2022.  There are no late registrations.  *Please note that chamber group placement will not be possible after May 20, 2022.   There are no tuition refunds.

Summer Camp Faculty:

Dr. Wen-Ting Huang, Director, Piano 

Dr. Lucy Lewis, Director, Violin & Viola

Esther Back, Cello 

Spencer Baldwin, Double Bass

Registration/Fees: Payment includes tuition for the camp, and a certificate of participation.  The fee for this 5-day camp is $200 (plus a $11.24 processing fee).  Registration form, recording, and payment must be received by June 1, 2022.  *Please note there are no tuition refunds.  



Please print and fill out, and bring the following three forms to registration on Sunday, June 12, they are required:

Liability Form

Medical Release Form

Media Authorization Form

Scholarships: We have a select number of scholarships and financial aid packages available for deserving students.  If you find the cost for this summer camp is prohibitive for you, you may draft a request to be considered for scholarship to Dr. Lewis & Dr. Huang  This letter must detail your current circumstances and how much aid you think you would need to be able to attend.

Sponsors & Donors:

We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of the CSUSB Summer String & Piano Camp.  Your support makes this camp possible, and you have our heartfelt gratitude.

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One $100 donation pays for one student to be able to attend this summer camp.  If you would like to become a sponsor for or donate to the CSUSB Summer String & Piano Camp, you may do so by clicking the button below and following these instructions:

  1. In the Selected Designations section, please select the Music Department.
  2. In the Gift Instructions section, please write "for the CSUSB Summer Strings & Piano Camp" in the text box.

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