Thursday, April 07, 2005

Registrations are now being accepted for the Fairmont State Community Music Program's 12th annual Piano Camp, to be held June 13-17. Registrations will be accepted until June 12.

Piano Camp is for ages 6-8 (Explorers who have had no previous piano background) and for ages 8-high school (who have had at least one year of experience), beginner through advanced. Explorer Camp meets daily from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Regular Piano Camp meets daily from 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Campers will be using the FS music department computer lab for piano software. Piano camp is housed in the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts, Wallman Hall.

Guest artists' performances, piano ensembles, sight reading, rhythmic reading, work in the piano laboratory, exploratory theory, piano history and legends of the piano will be a part of the camp.

The camp is under the direction of Nancy Bird, CMP Piano Teacher, assisted by Natalie Camele Buckley, also of the CMP piano faculty. Early registrations are encouraged. Call (304) 366-3758 for more information.