New Horizons International Music Association

New Horizons Music Camps

event_page_photoOn this page you will find information on New Horizons music camps and events. In some cases, there are forms and brochures that you can download from here. Some have links to web sites where you can get additional information, forms and brochures.

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[Note: In order to have a New Horizons music camp or event posted to the NHIMA web site, the hosting organization must be a group member of NHIMA. In addition, a discount (of at least $10) must be offered to NHIMA members who attend.

Please also note that if you are planning to host a New Horizons music camp or event and you have not previously hosted such an activity, the NHIMA Board of Directors will be happy to review your plans and offer assistance and support to assure a successful and positive experience.


How to List Your Camp or Event

PDF IconWe have included a PDF document (click the PDF icon to the left) that contains the NHIMA Board approved procedure for having a camp/event listed on the NHIMA web site. There is also a sample document included that you may use as a guide when submitting the camp/event information.

  1. Please read the PDF document above.
  2. Please send your request and your camp details for posting on the web site to the President by clicking here. Include any documents such as brochures and registration forms as attachments to your e-mail.
  3. Once received and approved, the President will contact you and forward your materials to the Webmaster.
June 2-4, 2017. Eastman Rochester NHIMA Orchestra Camp Chautauqua Institute in Western New York, Chautauqua, New York

June 2-4, 2017 Eastman Rochester NHIMA Orchestra Camp

The Eastman Rochester New Horizons Orchestra invites adult musicians to a music camp from June 2-4, 2017 on the campus of the Chautauqua Institute in Western New York on the shores of the beautiful Chautauqua Lake.

Instructors include Alexander Pena (Director of Eastman Rochester New Horizons Orchestra), Betty Anne Gottlieb (Director of Cincinnati Conservatory New Horizons Orchestra), Jaime Madrigal (Orchestra Co-Director of New Horizons Band of Summit and Stark Counties), and Alan Woy (Director of Eastman Rochester New Horizon Bands).

In addition to full orchestra rehearsals, sessions will include sectional rehearsals and small group opportunities, including a wind/percussion ensemble. Although orchestral music will be chosen that accommodates a range of skills, beginning string players should have at least 1 year of experience. As this is an orchestra camp, enrollments for winds and percussion will be limited.

We will be offering a $20 discount to NHIMA members.

Registration is open.  CLICK HERE  to download the registration form.


July 14-16, 2017. Carolina Band Blast Carolina Band Blast, Greensboro, NC

J. Douglass Galyon Depot, West Wing
Present by:
Gate City Horizons Band
Winston-Salem Horizons Band
The Music Center, City Arts
Check our website for information in the near future,

For Registration and the Camp Brochure Click Here

July 18 -21, 2017. Pacific Northwest New Horizons Band Camp at Land Yacht Harbor, Olympia, Washington

The South Puget Sound New Horizons Band will sponsor a band camp July 18 – 22, 2017 at the Land Yacht Harbor in Olympia. Our host conductor is Vic Jowders and the guest conductors are Sally Bowers and Lew Sbrana.

Detailed information and registration forms are now available at

Questions can be directed to:

​Joyce Jaime

SPSNHBandCamp [at] gmail [dot] com (subject line: band camp 2017)

August 25 - 27, 2017. The University of Alabama Community Music School Adult Strings Weekend, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The University of Alabama Community Music School

Adult Strings Weekend Information & Registration Form

August 25 – 27, 2017

 An invitation from Adult Strings of the University of Alabama Community Music School – to amateur players of violin, viola, cello and bass – and their teachers! Come to the beautiful University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa for the Adult Strings Weekend!

Lead Teacher                        Dr. Anne C. Witt  Faculty, University of Alabama School of Music

Teacher and Founder, CMS Adult Strings

Orchestra Director              Mr. Joe Lee, Resident Conductor, Huntsville Symphony Teacher of adult amateurs

Location     The University of Alabama Campus, Moody Music Building, 810  2nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487

Tuition     Early Bird Tuition is $ 120 for non-­‐members and $ 110 for New Horizons members. If you are a member of a New Horizons group, you are eligible for the $ 110 discounted tuition. Tuition includes Saturday lunch.

After July 15, tuition for all registrants is $ 130.

CLICK HERE for Registration Form

September 10-14, 2017. New Horizons Music Camp at Orford Music Center in Quebec, Montreal (Orford), Quebec, Canada

Sponsored by the Montreal New Horizons Band. Optional tours of Montreal on September 9.

The registration for this camp set a record—the camp reached full capacity on the first day of registration. A wait list has now started. We will be looking at whether we can accept more people than our current maximum and there are always cancellations. If you would like to attend this camp, register so that you will be on the wait list. If an opening occurs, you will be notified and you will not be billed until you confirm that you would like to attend.

Click Here for the Camp Brochure


Any Questions Please CONTACT US

September 15-17, 2017. H J Crosby Community Band Camp, Dexter, ME

The H J Crosby Community Band Camp will be held at 92 Railroad Ave., Dexter, ME  04930.

More information can be found at

You can contact the organizers at crosbycommunityband [at] gmail [dot] com.

May 20-24, 2018 --University of Dayton NHIMA CAMP

The University of Dayton Music Camp scheduled for May 21, 2017 has been postponed to May 20-24, 2018. Registration information will be on these pages in the coming months.