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Camps and festivals

Come and be part of the music

Along with a vibrant music studies program at St. Norbert College with emphasis areas ranging from education to performance, we also offer a variety of camps and festivals for middle schoolers and high schoolers to participate in throughout the year.

Come and explore your love for music — from strings and brass to singing and jazz — in a college setting and learn from our talented faculty at the same time!

Please visit our ticket office to register for the following events. If you don't see one listed, please check back as events continue to be added.

Summer Band Camp

June 17-21, 2024

We invite students of all ability levels to take advantage of this fun and educational commuter camp. It's a one-week music enrichment opportunity that concludes with a concert put on by our campers.

Sign-up today

High School String Day

Oct. 11, 2024

The Music Department at St. Norbert College is inviting you to SNC String Day! All violin, viola, cello, and bass players with at least two years of experience taking private lessons or playing in an orchestra are welcome to attend (age 12 and up recommended). The day will include orchestra rehearsals, upper and lower strings technique classes, violin and cello masterclasses, and a concert featuring all String Day participants and faculty. Let’s build our string community together!

Brass Day

Oct. 12, 2024

Open to high school students in grades 9-12

Private, public and homeschool student brass players are all welcome. There will be a concert at 3 p.m. for families of the participants to conclude the day.

Fall Honors Band

Nov. 9, 2024

Invite only — open to students in grades 7-9

The Fall Honors Band Festival is for students from all across northeast Wisconsin and northern Michigan. This is an opportunity for students to come together on the SNC campus for a day of band rehearsals, culminating in a concert to end the afternoon.

Winter BandFest

Feb. 15, 2025

Open to high school students in grades 9-12

Join us on campus for a day filled with rehearsals, sectional clinics and special performances with SNC faculty. Approximately 70 students will be selected to participate. The festival will conclude on Sunday with a grand finale concert.

Choral Festival

Date TBD

Open to high school students in grades 9-12

The Choral Festival is for area high school singers. The day-long event is fast-paced and filled with music! All participating students will have the opportunity to sing together as a mixed SATB Festival Choir. Students will get to work alongside SNC vocal faculty and SNC choir students. Rehearsals will lead up to a late afternoon concert.

Composition Day

April 28, 2024

Open to high school students in grades 9-12

Hear your music performed by SNC ensembles and faculty performers at SNC Composition Day! The event is open to high school students selected as Composition Fellows through the SNC Composition Competition. Selected works will be performed and the winner of the competition will receive a monetary award. Activities also include educational sessions and lunch. The competition application will be available in December.