The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will host the fourth annual “My First String Camp at Carey” from June 13-17 at the Hattiesburg campus.
The camp, a part of the FestivalSouth activities in the Pine Belt area, offers Suzuki and elementary string classes for children from first to sixth grades in instruments including the violin, viola, cello and bass. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. until noon daily.
Small and large group classes, enrichment activities and beginner music theory classes will be offered. Camp faculty members include Blanca Berdion, Gladys Gonzales and Rebecca Zou, violins; camp director Daniela Pardo, viola; Elizabeth Weaver, cello; and Samuel Dahmer, bass.
The registration deadline for the camp is June 6. The cost is $150. No prior experience is necessary. Students can bring their own instruments or rent instruments for $10.