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Orchestra and String Chamber Music

Based on the student’s preferences, every Hamp's Camper will participate in two different large ensembles, a chamber ensemble, and the Hamp’s Camp Ensemble. Each of these ensembles will be coached by our faculty and staff members. These ensembles can be from multiple concentrations — for example, a student could choose to perform in concert band, jazz ensemble, and an a cappella group — and our schedule is setup to accommodate a student with a variety of interests. If a pre-formed chamber ensemble plans to attend, please contact us via email about receiving a discount on camp tuition.


String players at the Lionel Hampton Music Camp will have the opportunity to work with outstanding professional faculty members from the Lionel Hampton School of Music in large and chamber ensembles. In addition to working on fantastic string music, students will be challenged each day to improve at their instruments and learn new ways to think about music.

Rehearsals will be led by string faculty at the University of Idaho, including Miranda Wilson and a guest artist for violin. Unfortunately, Ferenc Cseszko is not available for 2018 LHMC, but we will announce his replacement soon. Please contact us via email for the current status.

Large Ensemble options

  • String orchestra

Chamber Ensemble options

  • String quartet
  • Piano trio
  • Like-instrument ensembles (e.g. cello choir, etc.)

All string players can also choose to participate in various jazz groups. Please see the jazz page for faculty and details.

Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Phone: 208-885-6231

Fax: 208-885-7254


Web: Lionel Hampton School of Music