Strings & Jazz Camp

Ready to take your performance to the next level?

At Houghton's Advance Strings and Jazz camp, you will work closely with Houghton faculty to gain a deeper understanding of your instrument and push yourself to grow as a whole musician as you prepare for a concert at the end of the camp.

At Houghton’s Advanced Strings & Jazz Summer Camp, you will receive:

  • Individual and small group instruction from Houghton Faculty and Houghton Music Alum.
  • Courses in musicianship, music theory, and improvisation.
  • Direct preparation for collegiate music studies.
  • A wholistic approach of how to glorify God through music with our talents and abilities.
Russell Scarbrough Conducting

Camp Location

Houghton College is located 65 miles southeast of Buffalo and 70 miles southwest of Rochester in Houghton, New York. On all sides of our 1,300-acre campus is the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and northern hardwood forests of Western New York.

Meet the Faculty

Soo Yeon Kim

Soo Yeon Kim

Assistant Professor of Violin and Viola
Meet Dr. Kim
Russell Scarbrough

Russell Scarbrough

Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies; Orchestra Director; Jazz Band Director
Meet Dr. Scarbrough


For students entering grades 10-12

Camp Rates:

  • Residential Campers: $400
    Includes housing and all meals
  • Day Campers: $325
    Includes lunches and dinners

Register by April 15th for a $30 Early Bird Discount

Register Today

Campers accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain weeks fill up fast, so it is best to register as early as possible.

Register for Camp
A $100 non-refundable deposit must accompany each registration. A $30 refundable room key deposit is required upon arrival at camp.

When you register, use your email as your log-in and then pick a password you will remember. You will need to get back into your UltraCamp account after you register.

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