SC

Summer Music Festival

Summer Music Festival BannerWhether you are a beginner who loves to make music or you are a serious, all-state caliber musician, the Cole Family Summer Music Festival has a place for you. Our camp is a great opportunity to interact with your peers and work with award-winning educators at our camp on the beautiful campus of Southwestern College.


2018 Festival Dates

  • June 10-16, 2018

Enroll in one of four areas of emphasis:

Register today!


Brandon Vance2018 Guest Artist:
Brandon Vance

Internationally acclaimed Scottish fiddler and violinist, Brandon Vance, is the recipient of Scotland's 2017 Royal National Mòd "Sutherland Cup" in Scottish Fiddle, as well as being the youngest to win the U.S. National Open Scottish Fiddling Championship in both 1999 and 2001. 

Vance has performed and taught internationally, serving as a guest lecturer at the University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy, appearing as guest artist for the 50th Anniversary of the Armagh Piper’s Club at the William Kennedy Piping Festival, and being selected as a featured soloist at the 2017 Scottish Royal National Mòd in Fort William.

With a M.M. from the Cleveland Institute of Music, one of the continent's most distinguished conservatories, Vance performs with Seattle-based Pacific Music Works, Early Music Vancouver, Northwest Sinfonietta, mandolinist John Reischman, vocalist Nadia Tarnawsky, Alex Fedoriouk, uilleann piper Eliot Grasso, and composer Stephen Rice.

In addition to being a founding member of Celtic Ensemble Dréos and World Music Ensemble Alchymeia, Vance is a composer with a distinctive melodic and harmonic vocabulary, having given the world premiere of his original composition “Gael Storm” for fiddle and orchestra with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra at Severance Hall.

Learn more at http://www.brandonvance.com/


For more information contact:
PerformingArts@sckans.edu
(620) 229-6272 or 1(800) 846-1543 ext. 6272

 

Build an education.

Build an education.

Academic excellence sets SC apart.

41 main campus and 16 professional studies undergraduate majors, 27 minors, teacher certification in 13 areas, and 6 graduate programs.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DEGREES