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2024 MBA Summer Band Camps Information and Registration Available Soon!

The Manitoba Band Association is proud to bring you the following summer band camps:

In Winnipeg:

  • Prairie Percussion Workshop, U of M, Desautels Faculty of Music, August 6 - 9, 2024

  • Prairie Brass Camp, U of M, Desautels Faculty of Music, August 6 - 9, 2024

  • Elmwood Camp, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute, August 12 - 16, 2024

  • Fort Garry Camp, Vincent Massey Collegiate, Dates TBA

  • Garden City Camp, Ecole Seven Oaks Middle School, August 12 - 16, 2024

  • St. James Camp, Location and Dates TBA

In Oakbank:

  • Oakbank Camp, Springfield Middle School, August 19 - 23, 2024

Activities vary from location to location and include some or all of the following: full band rehearsals, sectional instruction, small ensembles, master classes, ear training, rhythm training, sight reading, and a Friday evening public concert. Staff includes a coordinator, guest conductor and instrumental specialists. The student/staff ratio is approximately 8:1. These camps are geared towards students in grades 6-10, provided they have one year of musical training. All Summer Band Camp sessions run approximately 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.



MBA Prairie Percussion Workshop

Prairie Percussion

The MBA Prairie Percussion Workshop is a summer program for all percussion students in middle and high school.  Students attend specialized classes in all areas of concert percussion (keyboard, timpani, snare drum, and auxiliary) as well as drum set and world percussion classes.  A performance of the percussion ensemble groups organized by their levels of experience takes place at the end of the week. This camp is geared towards students in grades 6-12, provided they have one year of musical training.

MBA Prairie Brass Workshop

Prairie Brass

Focusing instruction on brass techniques and performance, this camp welcomes students to join instructors from the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra brass section along with faculty members from the Desautels Faculty of Music. Sessions will be a combination of instrument specific masterclasses and small ensembles. Ensembles will be formed based on a mix of instrumentation and level of experience.  This camp is geared towards students in grade 6-12 with a minimum of one year experience on a brass instrument.

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