Butler Community Arts School - Bass Camp

June 5, 2022

Ages 12–21
2022 Bass Camp: June 5-10 (Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM) Due to the ever-evolving nature of the pandemic, all information is subject to change.
Tuition: $400 commuter (includes lunch daily); $750 residential (14 and up) (includes dorm stay and 3 meals per day)

Registration deadline: May 1    

No audition is required; all levels are welcome, although it is required that participants have at least one year of prior study on upright bass. A short placement audition may be held on the first day of camp. Please be ready to play a one-to-three minute solo or etude. Campers should bring their own instrument for the entire camp. Camp will include: daily stretching and movement; classes on bass technique; master classes; bass chamber ensembles; and private lesson(s) with camp faculty. Final concert will feature all campers.

Registration form, $50 non-refundable deposit, and remaining tuition are due in full by May 1. Payment plans available. Payment can be made online by selecting “Make a Payment” on the BCAS homepage. All refund requests must be submitted via email to BCAS@butler.edu. No refunds will be issued after May 1. Space is limited, register early. Late applications may be accepted on the basis of available space.

Featured Faculty

Butler Bass Camp will feature David Murray, professor of bass at Butler University, and the Bad Boyz of Double Bass Quartet—David Murray, Anthony Stoops, Volkan Orhon, and Paul Sharpe; with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra associate principal bass Robert Goodlett.

Need-based scholarships are available for ages 18 and under; you may apply for a scholarship on the camp registration form OR complete the separate Scholarship Application Form.

Contact BCAS@butler.edu or 317-940-5500 with any questions.

Visit the BCAS website for all class and registration information!