Band Camp - Kendall College of Arts and Sciences

Band Camp

This annual two-week day band camp is open to students entering ninth grade through graduated seniors in high school. The camp runs from Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 23, 8:30 a.m. to noon, in the TU Lorton Performance Center. There will be a total of three full band concerts:

  • June 16 at 7 p.m., Lorton Performance Center – Gussman Concert Hall
  • June 20 at 8 p.m., Tulsa Starlight Band Summer Concert Series at the Guthrie Green in downtown Tulsa
  • June 23 at 7 p.m. Lorton Performance Center – Gussman Concert Hall


The TU Band Camp will focus primarily on large concert band repertoire and performance. In addition to the full concert band, and as time and instrumentation allow, groups such as brass choir, woodwind choir or percussion ensemble may be added.


The camp director is Professor Richard Wagner, director of the TU School of Music. The conducting staff for the two weeks will be Jeremy Parker, artistic director of the Tulsa Starlight Band and Bixby High School director of bands; Chris Koehn, director of bands at Bartlesville High School; James Morrison, Coweta High School director of bands and Rod Mackey, Collinsville High School director of bands. The camp coordinator and percussion specialist is Remi Thornton from Bartlesville Public Schools and The University of Tulsa percussion instructor.


The cost for the two-week camp is $200. To celebrate students’ accomplishments and encourage continued growth, we are offering a discounted rate to students that have made any all-district or all-state band this year:

  • $175 for All-District Band members
  • $150 for All-State Band members

Click here to register.

If you intend to pay with a check, please make it payable to “TU Summer Band Camp” and include the student’s name in the memo line. Full payment is due on or before Monday, June 6th. Checks should be sent to: 

TU Band Camp
School of Music
The University of Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK  74104

Need-based and multi-student family discounts are available. For more information about the TU Band Camp, please contact Professor Richard Wagner