Vienna Band Camp is the largest band camp in Northern Virginia,

serving over 500 students each summer!

2022 is our 42nd annual summer band camp!

Monday through Friday

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (tentative)

June 14 to July 8, 2022 (No camp June 20 or July 4)


Longfellow Middle School

2000 Westmoreland Street

Falls Church, VA 22043


  • For Students from fourth to ninth grade
  • Special Program for beginning students
  • Each student receives camp t-shirt
  • Class lessons with instrumental specialists

  • Band levels grouped by ability
  • In-person and indoors following all current safety protocols
  • Online streaming option available for full ensembles
  • Culminating performance for all bands


CAMP FEE: $375 for all four weeks ** EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS MAY 13 **


   

REGISTRATION DUE DATES: Online Registration for Vienna Band Camp 2022 is now closed. HOWEVER, students can still register on-site tomorrow morning (Tuesday). Visit the registration table in the front lobby at Longfellow MS starting at 8am. Payment will be accepted by check or credit card.


PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE): All wind instrument students will use bell covers. Band specific playing masks are optional.


COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Camp will be held in-person and indoors at Longfellow MS. All current CDC standards and mitigation strategies will be followed for student and staff safety. Vienna Band Camp, the McLeah High School Band Parents Association, and FCPS are not liable for COVID-related illness.


BEGINNING PROGRAM: For students with no previous band experience.  The beginning band students will have two full band rehearsals, a full sectional, and a class with a specialist on each student’s instrument All beginning students should purchase a copy of STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE, Book 1, at a local music store before the beginning of camp and should report to VBC with their instrument and the book.  Due to instrumentation requirements in the elementary and middle school programs and physical considerations, the parents of each beginning student should contact their local elementary or middle school band director for assistance in selecting the appropriate instrument for their child.

 

REGULAR PROGRAM: For students with at least one year of band experience.  The class schedule will include two full band rehearsals, a full sectional rehearsal, and a class with a specialist on the student’s instrument.  The band music will be supplied by the camp.  However, the instrumental specialists may require students to purchase additional instructional materials. All regular program students will also receive virtual links to use when they are out/traveling.


QUESTIONS?  For further information and for assistance in the selection of a suitable instrument for a beginning student, please contact one of the following band directors:

Matt Baker – Cooper Middle School (mcbaker1@fcps.edu)

Sharon Bonneau - Kilmer Middle School (sjbonneau@fcps.edu)

Pat Smith – Thoreau Middle School (plsmith1@fcps.edu)

Carina Gutjahr – Longfellow Middle School (cgutjahr@fcps.edu)

 

Payment is accepted by credit card through PayPal.

                                                                                                                 

The Band Camp Office telephone number during camp is 703-533-2647.