Music Camp, Music Camp, Music Camp!!

It’s not long now till 2013 Music Camp at Stanwell Tops. Music Camp
will take place from Monday, 6th May – Wednesday 8th May. Students
will be picked up from the school and will travel by Bus to the Tops
Convention Centre, Bendena Garden Road, Stanwell Tops. Over the 3 days
we have lots of exciting activities, workshops and performances

One the first night there will be a performance from a guest band.
Stay tuned for more information on this.

We have special guests Jess Ciampa and Simon Thew carrying out intense
educational workshops!

Jess Ciampa – One of Australia’s premier drummer/percussionists, he
has worked with some of the best performers in the land, as well as
performing with the Midday Show band. His career includes playing
alongside John E in legendary outfits such as Upsidasium, The Smelly
Tongues, and more recently the Bernie Hayes Quartet.

Simon Thew – Simon Thew gained a Masters Degree majoring in
Conducting from the Sydney Conservatorium of music in 2005. Simon was
awarded the 2010 Hephzibah Tintner Fellowship. Simon’s fellowship year
has seen him working with The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia and
the Sydney Symphony. Highlights include Silver Rose, Coppelia,
Halcyon, The Edge of Night, Nutcracker, the Opera Australia New Years
Eve Gala, Bliss, Sonnambula, the Oz Opera Tour of La Traviata and many
concert programs.

Due to the overwhelming success of the Student Concert at Camp 2012,
we will be having it again this year (performing alone or with others
is optional but encouraged).

The fun activities include Giant Swing, Abseil Tower, High Ropes and
Survivor. You will be able to choose one of these 4 activities!! There
will also be games and movies during the evenings and supervised
activities by RBSC staff when students are not in rehearsals or

Students will be using their camp time to rehearse for future
performances. Camp is a great opportunity for our ensemble members to
get to know each other better and improve skills and techniques
through valuable rehearsal time!

Camp fees will range between $320 – $360 (TBC). We have capped camp
numbers at 80 students this year so it is first in best dressed! To
reserve your place a deposit of $75 is due by *Friday, 22nd of March*.
Please download the EOI/Deposit invoice from here:

Please return the EOI to the finance office with your deposit. The
remaining balance will be due by *Monday, 8th April*. *Do not miss out
on this wonderful 3 day musical experience.*

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