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All-State Music Camp

50th Anniversary Annual All-State Music Camp

June 12–16, 2017 (Mon–Fri)

Spend a week of musical fun and learning at All-State Music Camp at SDSU. Music students who have completed the seventh grade or above are encouraged to register for this fun week of making music, making friends, and a wide variety of musical learning.

The All-State Music Camp is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and South Dakota State University.


All school musicians who have completed the seventh grade or above may apply for admission. All students must be recommended by their school music teachers.

Classes at ASMC

Audition/Contest Preparation, Beginning Band, Careers in Music, Chamber Music/Small Ensembles, Choirs, Computer Technology, Improvisation Class, Piano Camp, Private Lessons, Theory/Composition, Vocal Techniques.

Housing and Meals

Campers stay in SDSU residence halls under the supervision of competent well-trained counselors. Excellent meals, prepared under the supervision of university dietitians, are served in university dining halls.

Evening Schedule and Performances

Monday, June 13 – Rehearsal
Tuesday, June 14 – Dance
Wednesday, June 15 – Wellness Center (swimming, rock wall climbing, basketball, etc.)
Thursday, June 16 – Ensemble Night/Student Recital
Friday, June 17 – Final Concert at 3:00 p.m., Performing Arts Center featuring Band, Chorus and Jazz Ensembles


Inclusive Fee (registration, room and board, T-shirt): $395
Registration Fee Only (no room and board): $230

Contact Information

Aaron Ragsdale, Camp Coordinator
Music Department, SLM Box 2212
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007
Telephone: 605-688-5187
Email: Music Camp Director