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EIU Department of Music

EMC 2018 11 x 17Eastern Music Camp

Band, Instrumental Jazz, Choir, Strings, Piano

July 15-21, 2018


Apply for EMC 2018 Here!

  • TRADITIONAL APPLICATION. Print, complete, and mail with payment. 
  • ONLINE APPLICATION.  Apply through our web-based system and pay with a credit card.
    The instrumental jazz camp is no longer accepting applications for jazz drum set players for 2018. Please apply for jazz camp on a secondary instrument or for the band camp as a percussionist for this year's EMC, or contact us to discuss options.

Available Camps 



Instrumental Jazz



Audition Information

Auditions are handled by each area of EMC independently. Band and Jazz campers attending EMC will audition for chair placement/part assignments on their first day of camp, shortly after arriving on campus. 

Band camp audition information is available on the Band camp page. (Updated 5/31/18)

Jazz camp audition information is available on the Instrumental Jazz camp page.

Choir, Piano, and Strings campers will do a placement audition. Please see the individual camp pages for individual preparation information.

Important Documents

The following documents must be returned to the EMC administration prior to the start of camp. Campers whose forms have been submitted ahead of time will register in the express lane. Please return all pages of the documents listed below with required signatures to:

Kevin Miescke
EIU Department of Music
600 Lincoln Ave 
Charleston, IL 61920

These four documents can be completed ahead of time:

Emergency Care Authorization

Medical Treatment Form

Over the Counter Authorization

Waiver of Liability

This document should be completed but NOT signed, and brought to registration to be witnessed:

Audio/Visual Consent Form

Parent Information

The Parent/Guardian Information Pack has been emailed to those with working email addresses who applied prior to 6/14/18. If you did not receive this, please email with questions. 


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

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