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Band Camp

This annual two-week day band camp is open to students entering ninth grade through graduated seniors in high school.

The camp begins on Monday, June 11, and runs through Friday, June 22.

There will be a total of three full band concerts: Friday evening, June 15, at 7 p.m. and the final performances on Friday evening, June 22. Both of these concerts will take place in the Lorton Performance Center’s Gussman Concert Hall on The University of Tulsa campus. There is an additional outdoor performance as part of the Tulsa Starlight Band Summer Concert Series at the Guthrie Green in downtown Tulsa on Tuesday, June 19, beginning at 8 p.m.

Camp Fee

The fee for the two-week camp is $200.

Camp Hours

Each day will begin at 8:30 a.m. and regular rehearsals will conclude at 12 p.m.

Location and Facilities

The TU Summer Band Camp will be held on the campus of The University of Tulsa. Rehearsals and performances will be in the Lorton Performance Center, home of the TU School of Music.


The TU Summer Band Camp will focus primarily on large concert band repertoire and performance. In addition to the full concert band, the band will be divided into ‘chamber groups’ by instrument or instrumental family depending on available camp instrumentation (woodwind ensemble, brass ensemble, flute choir, clarinet choir, trumpet choir, percussion ensemble, etc.).  The chamber groups will perform as part of the final festival concert.

Camp Faculty

The camp director is Richard Wagner, TU director of instrumental ensembles. The conducting staff for the two weeks will be Jeremy Parker from Bixby High School, Chris Koehn from Coweta High School and James Morrison from Broken Arrow High School. There will be additional camp faculty from the TU School of Music and the Tulsa area TBA.

Camp Registration/Enrollment

To enroll, complete the registration form and mail it with a check for $200, payable to TU Summer Band Camp. Full payment is due by Monday, June 11.

Registration forms and checks should be sent to: 

TU Summer Band Festival
School of Music
The University of Tulsa
800 S. Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK  74104

For more information about the TU Summer Band Festival, please contact Richard Wagner at 918-631-2234.