Monday, June 25-Friday, June 29, 2018
The Jacksonville Children’s Chorus is excited to announce our new national invitational choral music festival and summer camp program, River City Choral Festival and Camp. A fun-filled week of music, choral singing, choreography/dance, games, swimming, field trips and performances – and lots of fun times and new friends!
The New Jersey Youth Chorus, under the direction of Tara Postigo, will be joining us as our Choir-in-Residence for the week. Our conductor for the festival will be Darren Dailey, President and Artistic Director of the Jacksonville Children's Chorus.
We are now registering rising fifth through twelfth grade singers for day camp sessions from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Our guest conductor for this year’s festival will be Mr. Darren Dailey.
Cost for the week is $325. A deposit of $100 is due by April 9, 2018 to hold your spot.
- Designed for rising fifth to twelfth grade singers
- Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
- Held on the beautiful Jacksonville University campus
- Two evening performances (more info to come)
- Lunch and snacks are included
- Field trips
- Swimming at JU Pool
- Breakout sessions (Sight-reading/Music Theory, Choral Rehearsals, Choreography)
- Games and more
- Supervision by JCC Staff
- Camp T-Shirt provided
2800 University Boulevard N., Jacksonville, FL 32211
Sample Day Camp Schedule
8:40am Drop Off
9:00am Opening Activity
9:15am Vocal Warm-ups
9:30am Choral Rehearsal
10:15am Breakout Session I
11:00am Choral Rehearsal
12:30pm Breakout Session II
1:15pm Choral Rehearsal
2:00pm Breakout Session III
3:30pm Choral Rehearsal
What Your Singer Will Gain:
Singers will experience a balanced schedule of both instructional and recreational activities throughout the week. Rehearsals and breakout sessions will focus on developing musicianship, sight-reading, vocal skills, choreography, and choral singing by experienced and qualified JCC instructors and JCC’s highly regarded conductor, Mr. Darren Dailey. Team activities will help develop camaraderie, social equality, and love of mankind.
Contact Melissa Barnes, Program Manager
or call 353-1636, ext. 1