Nebraska Show Choir Camp (Summer)

Nebraska Show Choir Camp
June 14-20, 2015

Come be a part of the exciting University of Nebraska Lincoln Show Choir Camp this Summer, located at the UNL City Campus.Open to students entering grades 9 through 12 and 2015 graduates. This is a week long camp where students who love singing and dancing can perform with other talented students from around midwest while having fun!! All-air-conditioned rehearsal spaces, dorms, classrooms, and cafeterias. (scroll down for cost, teacher info, and more.)

NOTE: Camp registration fees are not refundable.

Registration Period: March 26, 2015 through May 22, 2015.

We do not accept late registrations or "walk-ins." Registration fees are not refundable. The registration period is closed.

Dorm-resident camper: $493  fee includes Sunday dinner, 3 meals per day M-F, Saturday breakfast & lunch plus dorm, music, performance t-shirt, evening acitivies, instruction and $5 application fee.

Non-dorm resident camper: $354 (daily commuting from home) fee includes Sunday dinner, lunch & dinner M-F, Saturday lunch, music, performance t-shirt, evening activities, instruction and $5 application fee.

Disability Accommodation

UNL Conference Services is committed to providing appropriate accommodations to guests with disabilities. In order to ensure that appropriate arrangements can be made, guests with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations must contact the Director of Services for Students with Disabilities at 402/472-3787 at least three weeks prior to their scheduled arrival on campus. Please be prepared to tell that office the name of the conference/camp and dates of attendance.

This coming summer's Nationally renowned choreographers:

April James
Stephen Todd
Jarad Voss
Kevin Chase
Ben Eklund
Alex Hall
and more...

Nationally renowned music clinicians:

Pete Eklund (University of Nebraska)
Doran Johnson (Westside High School, Omaha)
Lester Miller (Ankeny Centennial High School, Iowa)
Adam Lambert (Elkhorn South High School, Omaha)
Jonathan Dyrland (Marion High School, Marion, IA)
Jen Randall (Central HS, Keller, TX)
Andrew Jacobson (Lincoln Southwest High School, NE)
Brett Epperson, Lincoln East High School, NE)
and many more...

Students will learn

  • Newly arranged music and choral techniques
  • Intense movement, staging and vocal work
  • Quality tone production
  • Costuming and microphone techniques

Our camp offers

  • One entire show choir show
  • Wednesday night talent show
  • Outside acts to perform for you
  • Devoted clinicians
  • Friendly and charismatic counselors 

Teacher Workshops Available

TEACHER WORKSHOP NON-CREDIT REGISTRATION found here

SHOW CHOIR TEACHER WORKSHOP SESSION INFORMATION found here

TEACHER WORKSHOP UNIVERSITY CREDIT AVAILABLE FROM UNL found here

Educator sessions on: show selection, microphone techniques, working with a show band, choosing music, reading sessions of new music, cleaning your show, working with your percussionist, singing for the theatre, auditioning, costuming, how to work WITH a choreographer, team building, and SO MUCH MORE....

Teacher workshop clinicians:

Cheri Helmer-Riensche
(Teacher Workshop Leader)
Pete Eklund
(Graduate Credit Supervisor)
Gail McGinnis
(national costuming expert)
All of the above plus many more...

Student Application Instructions

  1. Go to the Slide Room web page located at https://unlmusic.slideroom.com/#/Login.
  2. Set up an account using the applicant’s (STUDENT’S) e-mail address and a password of your choice. Be sure to click the SIGN UP button on your first entry. You will be sent an e-mail with a link to activate your account. You can leave and return to the application form repeatedly until you have completed all questions. Click the LOG IN button on return visits to the application site.
  3. After you log in click on your name at the top of the screen. Choose Account Information from the drop down menu. This is where the applicant (STUDENT) provides us with contact information. PLEASE use the student’s name and not the parent’s name or the Choir director’s name (we’ll ask for that information on a subsequent screen).  Remember to click the Save Changes button before exiting this screen.
  4. Click on the sentence Back to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music to return to the list of available programs.
  5. The Available Programs screen will appear. Scroll down the screen and find Nebraska Show Choir Camp (Commuter) or (Residential) Click on the Begin button to the right of the appropriate program.
  6. Answer all of the questions on each of the screens. Click on the Continue button to take you to each successive screen. You may have to scroll down to see all of the questions depending on the size of your monitor.
  7. The final step is payment of the Show Choir Camp fee ($349 for non-resident campers and $488 for dorm residents) + $5 application fee. Credit card information is required. Click the Submit tab and follow the instructions. The Slide Room site is secure. Your credit card will show a charge from Slide Room, not the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Note that you cannot return to the form once you complete all of the steps.

Have questions about Show Choir Camp?

Contact Dr. Pete Eklund