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"The Band Directors' Workshop was the perfect experience to help me transition from being a student teacher in someone else's classroom to being a confident teacher in my first year on the job." - Amy Vasel, Illinois State music education alum

"I have been sending students to the Illinois State University Junior High Band camp for almost 20 years and have found it to be an incredible place for students to extend their study of music during the summer months." - Kimberly A. Farris, Director of Bands at Westlake Middle School

"I recommend this workshop to all looking for a few days of learning and inspiration." - Don Shupe, Director of Bands at Libertyville High School, retired

"This camp is affordable and gives my students an opportunity to be exposed to excellent musicians, music, and above all A LOT of playing over the summer. I love this camp!" - Darcie Condon, Director of Bands at Heritage Grove Middle School

"I thoroughly enjoyed my time as a guest clinician at the ISU Band Directors' Workshop last summer. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet and speak with dozens of dedicated and passionate band directors from throughout the state." - Chip De Stefano, Director of Bands at McCracken Middle School

STATE Summer Symposium


2020 Summer Camps


  • Band Camps:
    • Jr. High and High School band camps will not be held in Summer 2020.
  • String Project:



Camps for Junior High School

Workshops for Music Educators

2020-01-30T09:57:20.599-06:00 2020