Schwob Summer Music Festival
June 29-July 2, 2020
The Schwob Summer Music Festival provides a prestigious musical environment for woodwinds, brass, percussion, string bass, voice and guitar students. During the festival, students will rehearse, perform, and receive a high level of group and individual music instruction, enhancing their technical and collaborative skills.
This year the festival will take place through online instruction, including masterclasses and lessons with Schwob faculty, elective courses, guest artists, and fun activities!
The Schwob School of Music
Columbus State University
(all times Eastern)
10AM Masterclass with Schwob Faculty
Elective options (pick 2): Digital Chamber Ensembles
Musician Wellness: Body Mapping, Yoga, and Mindfulness
Music Theory, Musicianship, Jazz Improvisation, Audio Technology, and Intro to a Career in Music
Song, Scene and Stage & Acting for the Singer
3PM Private lessons (1 per student)
Afternoon and Evening:
Guest Artist Presentations and Performances
Activities led by Counselors
We are not able to offer scholarships to the online festival this year. All scholarships previously awarded will be honored for next year's festival, June 27-July 3, 2021.
- $200 for all participants, includes
2 elective classes
activities and guest artist events
- $35 Application Fee due upon submission
Residential campers will be housed in loft-style apartments, just steps away from the RiverPark Campus. The RiverPark Campus is located in the middle of Columbus' exciting downtown district, within walking distance of the Chattahoochee River.
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided for residential campers.
- Lunch and Dinner included for day campers
We are not able to provide housing and meals, due to the online nature of the festival this year.
Andrée Martin, Flute and Body Mapping
Susan Tomkiewicz, Oboe and Yoga
Lisa Oberlander, Clarinet
Stephanie Patterson, Bassoon and Director
Joseph Girard, Saxophone
Robert Murray, Trumpet
Anne-Marie Cherry, French Horn and Mindfulness
Bradley Palmer, Trombone
Stephen Clayton, Trombone
Alex Avila, Tuba/Euphonium
Paul Vaillancourt, Percussion and Musicianship
Patricia Weitzel, Double Bass
Jamie Nix, Wind Ensemble
Keith Matthews, Wind Ensemble and Music Education
Michelle Folta, Voice and Music Education
Michelle Debruyn, Voice and Yoga
Joshua May, Voice and Song, Scene, and Stage
Ianthe Marini, Choir and Acting
Andrew Zohn, Guitar
James Ogburn, Theory and Composition
Ben Weatherford, Jazz and Improvisation
Chris Reichmeier, World Music
Ryan Worley, Audio Technology