School of Music

Cougar String Camp

Cougar String Camp Registration Form

This form is only for those NOT applying for a scholarship. Scholarship applicants should click on this link for the scholarship form.

Before beginning the registration process, please carefully read the entire form and make sure that you have all the answers (especially the skill level teacher assessment). Payment is by credit card only, Visa or MasterCard. If you cannot pay by credit card, then please e-mail Meredith Arksey marksey@wsu.edu and she will arrange for you to pay by check. This form does not "save" and you’ll have to start over again if you cannot finish it in one sitting.

Everyone is required to submit a recording consisting of a two or three-octave scale, once played slowly for tone and vibrato, and once played in 16th notes at mm quarter-note=100, and two minutes of a piece of your choice (may be accompanied or unaccompanied). 

Recordings can be uploaded with your application, or mailed to Meredith Arksey, School of Music, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-5300) or e-mail a link to a Dropbox or private YouTube link to marksey@wsu.edu.

If you’re not sure if you meet the minimum skill requirements listed on the string camp website, please contact Meredith Arksey and she will help you decide.  
 
marksey@wsu.edu
509-335-3961 
208-553-2316.

DEADLINE:

The online application, including fees, must be received by May 16, 2014. 
Cancellations prior to May 16, 2014 will be refunded.

Please fill in the following information.

First name:
Last Name
Instrument
Street Address
City
State
Zip
E-mail address that you check regularly
Parent's E-mail (Registration confirmation and camp information will also be sent to this address)
Gender
Female
Male
Birthdate (Month/Day/Year)
Phone (Please include area code)
School Name
How Long Have You Played?
Have you studied privately?
If so, how long?
Grade in Fall 2014
Name of private teacher (if any)
Teacher's Phone
Teacher's E-mail
Do you play in an orchestra?
If so, name of orchestra(s)
Have you played in a chamber group?
If so, name the most difficult chamber piece you played (Composer, Title)
Have you attended Cougar String Camp before?
If so, when?
List significant past and present playing experiences, awards, other camps attended.
Name the most difficult solo piece you have played (Composer, Title)
Please ask your private teacher or orchestra director to rate you 1–5 (1=beginner, 5=advanced) in the following areas:

Sight-reading
Vibrato
Shifting
Intonation
Independent Counting
Name and e-mail address of the teacher who rated you
Choose an enrichment class:
Music Theory
Music History
Music Composition
Voice
AdvancedAlternativeStyles (see website for required playing level)
No Enrichment Class (If you're a residential camper you will have an extra practice period, and if you're a day camper you will arrive at 8:55 a.m.)
Please indicate your T-shirt size.
Adult Small
Adult Medium
Adult Large
Adult Extra Large
Child Small (6-8)
Child Medium (10-12)
Child Large (14-16)
Choose one of the following camper options:
Residential Camper, $435 (living in the dorm with all meals supplied)
Day Camper, $300 (commute daily to camp, lunches provided)
Roommate Preference (for residential campers only)
Please select your roommate preference
I have no preference. Please select a roommate for me that is from my own gender and age group.
I am willing to be placed in a single room (no extra cost).
I prefer to share a room with my friend (type in friend's name below).
Friend I would like to room with:
Click below to submit your recording
Please select a file to upload (10Mb or fewer):

Please record: 1) a scale of your choice (two or three octaves), played twice, a slow version and fast version, and 2) two minutes of a piece of your choice.

This is the end of the registration form.

Please click on the "Continue" button
to proceed to the payment page. Payment is by Visa or MasterCard only.


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