Music Programs - Summer

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Apply for a Scholarship (DeForest Area Music Boosters)

The form below will close on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Click here if you would like to open the form in a separate window.

Check back in April for the 2018 scholarship form!

UW-Madison and UW-Whitewater offer excellent one-week summer music clinics in June and July. It is musical, social and FUN! The DeForest Music Boosters Association offers to pay a portion of the cost to families of students who attend a summer music clinic. How can you pass up this great opportunity? There are other places to check out as well. Feel free to ask if you have any questions!

Camps and Clinics

Instrumental / Band

Vocal / Misc. Arts

  • Shell Lake Arts Center Music Camps
    • 2018 Programs Offered: Vocals; Musical Theatre; Painting/Drawing; Improv/Comedic Acting; Filmmaking
  • Showchoir Camps of America
    • 2018 Dates: June 17-23 (Millikin University in Decatur, IL)
  • UW-Madison Junior Music Clinic
    • 2018 Dates: June 17-23 (for students completing grades 6-8)
  • UW-Whitewater Music Camps
    • Choir (Grades 7-12): June 10-15, 2018
  • Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Camp
    • 2018 Dates and Programs TBA
    • Summer Music Institute: June 19-23 & 26-30, 2017
      • Entering Grades 6-8 | Minimum one year experience in instrumental or vocal music.
      • Entering Grades 9-12 | Minimum two years of experience in instrumental or vocal music.
    • Conservatory Choir Camp: July 17-21, 2017
      • Entering Grades 6-8 & 9-12 - No experience required
    • Music & Nature Exploration with Urban Ecology Center: August 7-11, 2017
      • Entering Grades K5-2 & 3-5 (more appropriate for elementary school students)
    • Music & Art Explorations with Lynden Sculpture Garden: June 26-30, 2017
      • Entering Grades K5-2 & 3-5 (more appropriate for elementary school students)
    • 3D Percussion with Betty Brinn Children's Museum: July 31-August 4, 2017
      • Entering Grades K5-2 & 3-5 (more appropriate for elementary school students)

Concerts and Performances

Concerts in the Park (Fireman's Park in DeForest)

Fireman's Park has concerts during the summer on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. The rain site is the DeForest High School PAC. Check them out!

Concerts on the Square (Madison)

Hosted by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and held on Wednesdays during the summer on the King Street corner of the Capitol Square. Blankets can be placed on the lawn starting at 3 PM and concerts begin at 7 PM.