SIU Summer Piano Camp

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JUNE 22-26, 2020

Eligibility

Students in Grades 5 and above (collegiate students included) in Fall 2020 are eligible.

Repertoire Requirement

Two or more contrasting pieces or movements from the standard classical piano literature (originally written for piano; published music only) for a minimum length of 4 minutes total; one piece ready for performance.

NOTE: For participants interested in the SIU Summer Piano Competition (all camp participants are eligible to compete except for previous first place winners who are not eligible to compete again in the same age group/division), repertoire for junior division (grades 5-8 in Fall 2020) must consist of at least three pieces of contrasting styles from original solo piano literature in classical style for a minimum length of 10 minutes total, all of which must be performed from memory; repertoire for senior division (grades 9 and above in Fall 2020) must be comprised of at least three pieces of contrasting styles and periods from the standard classical piano literature for a minimum length of 20 minutes total, all of which must be performed from memory. One or more of the prizes may not be awarded upon discretion of the jury. The jury’s decision is final. The competition is not open to the public.


SIU Summer Piano Competition 2020: 

Senior Division (Grades 9 and above in Fall 2020):

Prizes

1st Place:

  • Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital
  • A certificate and cash prize of $125
  • Piano scholarship if in high school and entering SIU in Fall 2020 or Fall 2021 as a piano major toward Bachelor of Music*

2nd Place:

  • Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital
  • A certificate and cash prize of $75
  • Piano scholarship if in high school and entering SIU in Fall 2020 or Fall 2021 as a piano major toward Bachelor of Music*

3rd Place:

  • Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital
  • A certificate and cash prize of $50
  • Piano scholarship if in high school and entering SIU in Fall 2020 or Fall 2021 as a piano major toward Bachelor of Music*

*The amount of scholarship will be determined by the jury and is awarded on the condition that the recipient is enrolled in studio piano instruction at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and are renewable.

 

Junior Division (Grades 5-8 and above in Fall 2020):

1st Place:

· Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital

· A certificate and cash prize of $90

2nd Place:

· Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital

· A certificate and cash prize of $60

3rd Place:

· Performance during the 2020 camp’s Showcase Recital

· A certificate and cash prize of $40

 


Piano Faculty

Anita Hutton
Soo Kyung Kim
Jenny Kirby
Joel Kirby
Junghwa Lee

Activities
Faculty recitals, masterclasses, private lessons, piano 4-hand ensemble sessions, music theory, music history, accompanying sessions, harpsichord sessions and student concert

Audition
Acceptance is based on the information submitted in the application form.

Application Fee
$10 (non-refundable) for all campers

Application Deadline
Applications arrived by June 1, 2020 will be given priority; applications will be accepted until June 15. All campers: Please either email your completed application form to Dr. Junghwa Lee at jlee@siu.edu or mail it to:

Dr. Junghwa Lee
SIU Summer Piano Camp Director
School of Music
Mail Code 4302
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Enrollment Fee

Tuition: $250*(Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm; Friday 9am-4:30pm) – non-refundable after June 15, 2020

You may pay both the $10 non-refundable application fee and the $250 enrollment fee online, by phone, or fax.

*All campers are required to email or mail the completed application form to Dr. Junghwa Lee (address above) by June 1 for priority; or by June 15 if the student can learn newly assigned piano 4-hands (piano ensemble) music quickly, in order to be assigned their piano ensemble music. All students are required to purchase their assigned ensemble music upon receipt of the assignment email of their ensemble repertoire and practice them prior to the beginning of the piano camp to be ready for the first rehearsal on June 22.


 

Parking

Parking permits can be purchased at an additional cost of $4 per day (rates subject to change; Sunday through Friday) totaling $24 for the camp week if the reservation is made by June 10. If preferred, there are meter parking spaces near Woody Hall.


Application Form

Email to Dr. Junghwa Lee at jlee@siu.edu

or Send to:

Dr. Junghwa Lee, SIU Summer Piano Camp Director, School of Music, Mail Code 4302, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Piano Camp downloadable informational flyer (PDF)

Piano Camp APPLICATION FORM

Registration Fee:

Send after you receive an acceptance letter via email – from Dr. Junghwa Lee; postmarked by June 15, 2019 to guarantee your spot; enrollment fee will NOT be refunded after July 5

Application fee: $10

Enrollment fee: $250

Both fees: $260

• Call 618/536-7751 to register over the phone with a VISA, Mastercard or Discover.
• Fax Application Form with payment information to 618/453-5680.

(checks payable to: SIU with ‘Piano Camp’ listed in the memo line)

+All students are required to purchase their assigned ensemble music upon receipt of the acceptance letter and practice them prior to the beginning of the piano camp to be ready for the first rehearsal on July 15


CAMP REQUIREMENT:
The Camp Medical Release Form is required for camp participation and must be received in our office prior to camp beginning.


QUESTIONS?
Registration: Coordinator Jackie Welch at 618/453-5672 or send an email to jackiew@siu.edu.
Program: Junghwa Lee - jlee@siu.edu