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Eastern Music Camp

Band, Choir, Instrumental Jazz, Musical Theater, Piano, Strings

July 14-20, 2019

Parent Pack

Can't find your Parent Pack of information? Check your EMC emails, or download it here: Parent Pack


Ready to sign up for camp? Apply online anytime!

Openings for drummers and bassists to fill standard instrumentation for Instrumental Jazz Camp have been filled. To inquire about other opportunities or be placed on the waiting list, please contact us at this address

The PDF application, including pricing, can be found here.

All camps will be filled on a first come, first served basis. 

 Available Camps 

General Information for families

The Band, Choir, Piano, and String camps are for students entering 6th grade through just graduated from high school. The Instrumental Jazz camp is for students entering 7th grade through just graduated from high school. Musical Theater camp is for students entering 9th grade through just graduated from high school.



Instrumental Jazz

Musical Theater 



Audition Materials

Band and Instrumental Jazz have new audition materials posted on the EMC Auditions page. Auditions will start at 2:00 on Sunday, July 14th, after students registered for camp and get settled in their rooms. For all other camps, see the individual camp pages listed above.

Required Camper Documents

All campers are required to turn in the following documents prior the start of camp. Those who send back the documents ahead of time will gain access to the priority registration line. Please send documents to the attention of Anna Cromwell, EMC Assistant Director, EIU Department of Music, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920.

2019 Camper Forms

2019 Administrative and Counseling Staff

Meet the experienced staff of Eastern Music Camp. Click here for bios and photos.


The scholarship application period has closed and all applicants have been notified as of 4/16/19, to the email address entered on the scholarship form. Please contact EMC Director Rebecca Johnson with any questions. 


Please contact us by email or call the EMC Director's office at 217-581-6627.

Future EMC Dates

July 12-18, 2020

July 18-24, 2021


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Contact Information

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Doudna Fine Arts Center
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920

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