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SongFest 2013 | August 5-9 | Xavier University Register Today!
SongFest offers a unique and rewarding musical experience for boys entering grades 3-6. SongFest includes choral rehearsals, music classes, games, recreation, an included college cafeteria lunch, even a daily African drum circle – all on Xavier University’s beautiful campus!
SongFest 2012 was held in conjunction with the World Choir Games. This year the excitement continues with a special night at Great American Ballpark with the Cincinnati Reds! In addition to all of our classes and rehearsals throughout the week, all of the boys will travel to a Reds home game on Tuesday night to cheer on the team – and the Cincinnati Boychoir’s Tour Choir singing the national anthem!
Who: Boys entering 3-6 grades who love to sing. Boys entering the 7th or 8th grades already enrolled in the Boychoir are invited to attend.
Monday August 5 | 8-9am check-in; 9-5 classes, rehearsals, recreation and lunch
Tuesday August 6 | 8:30-9am check-in; 9-5 classes, rehearsals, recreation and lunch; 5pm pizza dinner followed by bus transportation to the 7:10pm Reds Game (more info below)
Wednesday August 7 & Thursday August 8 | 8:30-9am check-in; 9-5 classes, rehearsals, recreation and lunch
Friday August 9 | 8:30-9am check-in; 9-1:30 classes, rehearsals and lunch; 1:30pm final camp concert for parents
How: Register Online by clicking HERE
Registration must be submitted no later than July 15
Tuition cost ($295) includes t-shirt, lunch every day in the Xavier Cafeteria, one game ticket and bus transportation to the Cincinnati Reds game on Tuesday night, as well as a Tuesday night pizza dinner.
Students who have been members of the Concert Choir, Tour Choir or Training Choir during the 2012-2013 season receive a discounted tuition rate ($275).
Financial Assistance is readily available to qualifying families by clicking Financial Aid Application form 2013(1). Please submit the completed form as well as a recent paystub or copy of the first page of last year’s tax return no later than the registration deadline of JULY 15 to:
A Night Out with the Cincinnati Reds!
Every boy at the camp will travel by bus to Great American Ballpark Tuesday night August 6 after a pizza dinner. Their game ticket is included in their camp tuition. Parents, families and friends are invited and encouraged to attend the game. Once you have registered for camp, you will be emailed a link to order additional games tickets for family and friends (the boys will all be sitting together – no need to order a ticket for your son). The Cincinnati Boychoir will be the special guests that evening as the returning Tour Choir will be singing the National Anthem! Whether or not you will be attending the game, pickup for all boys that evening will take place at Great American Ballpark. There will be no bus transportation back to Xavier University after the game. Don’t forget – camp Registration is due by July 15.
The SongFest 2013 teaching staff includes:
Christopher Eanes, KellyAnn Nelson, Bonnie Spain, Shiloh Roby | Cincinnati Boychoir
Baoku Moses | African Drum, Dance & Afro-Beat Specialist
Doug Bruestle | Fairfield City Schools
Marylee Vennemeyer | Mason City Schools
Patrick Simpson (Lakota Schools)| Recreation Director
Rico Hill (Lakota Schools)| Recreation Director
SongFest Quick Facts:
Camp Dates: August 5-9, 2013
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2013
Financial Aid Deadline: July 15, 2013
Who's invited: Boys entering grades 3-6