SWOSU Middle School Band Camp Celebrating Silver Anniversary this Summer


Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of Music will host its 25th annual Middle School Band Camp June 23-26 on the Weatherford campus.

The Middle School Band Camp is open to students who have completed grades 5-7. Students will participate in one of four concert bands, take elective classes and be taught by outstanding band directors from the region.

Directors of the four concert bands include: Michael Dodson, Bartlesville; Will Brewer, Canadian, TX; Bryce Victory, Spearman, TX; and Melinda Tarkington, Wynnewood.

Registration for the camp will be in the SWOSU Fine Arts Center lobby this Sunday, June 23, from 1-4 p.m. Camp director Dr. Keith Talley said late registrations and walk-ins will be accepted but pre-registration is encouraged.

The final concert for the camp will take place on Wednesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium.  The public is invited to the free concert.

For general information on all music camps, go to the SWOSU Department of Music web site at www.swosucamps.com or contact the SWOSU Music Camp Office 580.774.3296.