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TCCC/IOSP Youth Music Camp

TCCC/IOSP Camp 2022

August 7th-13th | TCCC/Itasca Orchestra & Strings Program Music Camp

Camp will include five days of exploration and instruction Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Saturday, August 13th the camp will culminate in a performance which will include all camp participants!

Students ages 8-16 with all levels of experience are welcome to join this integrative music camp brought to you by Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program at the Reif Performing Arts Center. Camp activities will focus on nurturing the individual potential of participants and providing a safe and supportive environment for creativity and expression. All students will participate in a final performance at the Reif Performing Arts Center. Strings teachers from the Third Coast Chamber Collective (a professional chamber music group) will lead the camp with the assistance of guest musicians Irene Diaz (cello), Ria Hodgson (violin) and Lynnea Iverson (voice).

Lead instructors and members of the Third Coast Chamber Collective are International Artists, graduates of prestigious music universities around the world, and possess vast experience in performance and teaching artistry. The diverse backgrounds of our faculty will serve as a tool for increasing the general awareness of the importance of art, as well as enrich, inspire, and educate participants in the context of cultural diversity.

Lunches will be provided by school district 318 at no charge to the students.

Automatic scholarships available based on qualification for free and reduced lunches. (prices listed below)

See the Third Coast Website for more information about the organization and guests artists/teachers Click here for instructor bios

Registration linkPrices:

  • $250   1st child
  • $200   Additional children
  • $200   Low income scholarship price
  • $175    Additional child low income scholarship price
  • $50 down payment option allows you to register with a $50 down payment fee. The balance will be due by August 1st.

Prior to the payment window a form will popup to allow you to self-certify your eligibility for free or reduced lunches. If you do not qualify for a scholarship, please disregard this form!

Learn & Develop:

  • String instrument technique
  • Teamwork skills
  • New ways of self-expressions
  • Confidence & communication skills
  • Creativity and individual potential
  • Understanding of art as a communication tool
  • Performance skills


  • Instrument petting zoo

Registration link 

For more information regarding scheduling, billing or logistics please contact Managing Director Buffy Dege at [email protected] or 218-327-5781. Music related questions may be directed to Artistic Director Pedro Oviedo at [email protected]