» Camps & Festivals

High school students can come to Chapman to experience college-level performance and learning opportunities throughout the year. Whether it's a festival for strings, double reeds, choirs, or honor bands, or summer camps for choral and instrumental musicians, you can learn from our renowned music faculty and other working music professionals to develop your music skills and make new friends. 

Instrumental Music Camp

Chapman University’s Instrumental Music Camp welcomes woodwind, brass and percussion— including piano—students on-campus for small ensembles and a final performance in Salmon Recital Hall.

Choral Music Camp

Chapman University’s week-long Choral Music Camp features mixed choir, women’s choir and men’s choir as well as small ensembles in which students explore making music with new friends.

Honor Band Festival

Led by Southern California’s preeminent wind and brass faculty, this half-day intensive offers high school musicians pre-professional training workshops, Q&A with Chapman students, and special guest speakers are also featured.

Strings Festival

This invitational two-day festival includes master classes, training in orchestral leadership skills with faculty artists of the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, and much more!

Choral Festivals

For over 50 years, Chapman University has hosted high school and college choirs from across Southern California, allowing students the opportunity to be adjudicated by world-class clinicians and choral educators.