Schwob Summer Music Festival

June 28-July 3, 2020

The Schwob Summer Music Festival provides a prestigious  musical environment for woodwinds, brass, percussion, string bass, voice and guitar students ages 14-18. During the festival, students will rehearse, perform, and receive a high level of group and individual music instruction, enhancing their technical and collaborative skills and preparing them for the college audition and enrollment process.


The Schwob School of Music
Columbus State University
Columbus, GA


Individual Instruction: 1 Private Lesson/Participant

Daily Masterclasses with Renowned Faculty

Chamber Ensemble Rehearsals and Coachings

Wind Ensemble, Choir

Musician Wellness: Body Mapping, Yoga, and Mindfulness

Exploratory Classes: Musicianship, World Music, Jazz Improvisation, Intro to Music Education

Vocal Workshops: Song, Scene and Stage & Acting for the Singer

Collaborative Activities



Scholarships Available

Priority Deadline: April 1, 2020

Scholarship Requirements:



- $675/Residential Campers (includes housing, breakfast, lunch and dinner)*

- $375/Day Campers (includes lunch and dinner)*


- $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



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

Jacqueline Pickett, Double Bass

Tatiana Muzanova, Collaborative Piano

Jamie Nix, Wind Ensemble

B. Drew Eary, 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

Michael Gratovich, Guitar

Kevin Whalen, Jazz and Improvisation

Chris Reichmeier, World Music

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