June 18-24 2017
In this, our 49th summer, we are as committed today as in the past, of providing the best in music instruction in a beautiful outdoor setting in northern Michigan. The Wolverine Band Camp staff, counselors, and instructors are focused on providing students with experiences that up lift, challenge, inspire, and encourage. For seven days everyone at camp joins in an attitude of joy and fun whether in rehearsals, walking the trails enjoying nature, taking on the adventure of the climbing wall and zip-line, or taking a refreshing tube on the Sturgeon River. So we look forward to another year of shaping young lives, preparing them for their magnificent journey! Enrollments are limited per instrument so register early. Open to students entering the 7th - 9th grades in fall of 2016.
2017 Session is June
18-24 2017 (7 days/6 nights). Cost: $475 per student. A Registration
fee of $125 is required and is non-refundable after June 1st. Once a
student checks in there are no refunds for any reason.
Kollias- Katie will be our bassoon and oboe instructor and also
camps master classes. This will be her 9th year at Wolverine. Katie
directs choral and
instrumental ensembles at Norwich Technical High School in Connecticut.
Katie Kollias- Katie will be our bassoon and oboe instructor and also coordinates the camps master classes. This will be her 9th year at Wolverine. Katie directs choral and instrumental ensembles at Norwich Technical High School in Connecticut.
Patrick Booth- This will be Patís 8th
year as our saxophone instructor. He holds a music
education degree from C.M.U. and a masterís degree in Jazz saxophone
from the University of Michigan. He teaches saxophone at Michigan
Dr. Steven Kandow- This will be Stevenís 8th year as our low brass instructor. He is currently the Director of the Marching Band at the University of St. Francis. Steven holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in trombone performance and a Master of Music degree in Conducting from Michigan State University, as well as a B.M.E. from Central Michigan University.
James DeVoe- This will be Jamieís 7th year as our French horn teacher. He is in his 9th year of teaching band in Michigan. He is a band director in the Grand Rapids Public Schools.
Kristen Zelelnak- This will be Kristenís 6th summer as a counselor and saxophone assistant. She has a music education degree from C.M.U. and a Masterís degree from Michigan State University. She is currently teaching middle school band in Texas.
Alexander Kollias- This will be Alexís 5th summer as our clarinet instructor. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Music degree, with an emphasis in clarinet performance and a minor in instrumental conducting, at the Hartt School in Connecticut.Emily Morgan-Booth - This will be Emilyís 5th summer as our flute instructor. She is the Director of Bands at Bothwell Middle School in Marquette.
Seth Kilbourn- This This will be Sethís 4th summer as our percussion instructor. He has been the Instrumental Music Director in the Roscommon Schools for the past 21 years. He also performs in a jazz quartet, classic rock band and acoustic duo.
Matt Bishop- This will be Mattís 4th summer at camp as an instructor. Matt is the Director of Bands in the Grayling Public Schools and is in his 30th year of teaching and is an adjudicator for the M.S.B.O.A.
KC Perlberg- This
will be K.C.'s second summer at Wolverine. He has a B.M.E. from
M.S.U. and is currently the Director of Bands at Rita Cascia High
School in Chicago.
Lickman- Megan will assist with the low brass section and
is also a counselor. This is her 7th year at camp. She has
a B.M.E. from Central Michigan University.