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String Leadership Institute - June 26-29, 2022

SLI Flyer

The String Leadership Institute at K-State is a new music camp experience
for high school orchestra students.

Rooted in the belief that leadership begins with connection to others, students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of activities aimed at providing musical and leadership experiences that are meaningful and inspiring.

Students will live on the K-State campus throughout the duration of the camp and will have the opportunity to experience...

     * Large Ensemble & Chamber Music Coaching 

     * Leadership Training & Team Building Activities

     * Exciting Performance & Cultural Opportunities

     * Music Service Projects & Call Hall Ice Cream!

Camp Schedule & What to Pack!

To explore what we have planned for camp, you can use the following link to access the most recent SLI CAMP SCHEDULE and PACKING LIST.

Inquiries about the camp may be made to Dr. Rachel Dirks (rdirks@ksu.edu). We look forward to learning and working with you this summer!

Required Forms & Tuition Information

Registration is only $225 per student and includes all expenses related to  instruction, activities, housing, and meals. Students who would like to attend as a non-resident may do so for $150, which would include all expenses above, excluding housing.

Camp tuition and the following documents are due no later than Monday, June 6.

K-State SLI Medical Form

K-State SLI Media Release Form

Tuition checks may be written to KSU Symphony Orchestra.

Please mail payment and camp forms to the following address:

K-State String Leadership Institute C/O Rachel Dirks * 109 McCain Auditorium * Manhattan, KS 66506


For those who are interested, scholarships for the camp are available. Please contact Camp Director, Dr. Rachel Dirks (rdirks@ksu.edu) for more information regarding the scholarship application process.

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