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UB This Summer

Summer Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences offers youth camps and non-credit bearing workshops for a variety of age groups during the summer.  If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please contact arts-sciences@buffalo.edu.
For information regarding credit bearing courses and other university-wide offerings please visit http://ubthissummer.buffalo.edu/index.html.

 

Youth

Summer Strings Institute, June 25-30, 2016

Intermediate and advanced strings students from middle school level to young professionals will work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral playing.  The workshop will include hourly lessons, chamber music coaching, master classes, contemporary music workshop, string orchestra rehearsals, faculty recital, student recitals and a string orchestra concert.  For more information, please contact ubsummerstringworkshop@gmail.com.

Field Ecology Adventures, July 25-29, 2016, Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm

Field Ecology Adventures, for students ages 8-12, focuses on environmental themes such as earth awareness, wildlife studies, habitat analysis, aquatic/terrestrial ecology and survival skills. Students will participate in outdoor hikes, games, activities and demonstrations that will be conducted at both the UB North Campus and at 2 selected field trip locations.  To register, please visit https://www.ubevents.org/event/fieldecology16 .

Adults

June in Buffalo – Music Festival and Conference Dedicated to Composers, June 6-13, 2016

Presented by the Department of Music and The Robert and Carol Morris Center for 21st Century Music, June in Buffalo, a festival and conference dedicated to composers, offers an intensive schedule of seminars, lectures, workshops, professional presentations, participant forums and open rehearsals as well as afternoon and evening concerts open to the general public and critics. Each of the invited composers will have one of his/her pieces performed during the festival. Evening performances feature faculty composers, resident ensembles and soloists renowned internationally as interpreters of contemporary music.  For more information, visit http://music21c.buffalo.edu/june-in-buffalo/.

Summer Strings Institute, June 25-30, 2016

Intermediate and advanced strings students from middle school level to young professionals will work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral playing.  The workshop will include hourly lessons, chamber music coaching, master classes, contemporary music workshop, string orchestra rehearsals, faculty recital, student recitals and a string orchestra concert.  For more information, please contact ubsummerstringworkshop@gmail.com.

Tropical Marine Ecology, August 6-20, 2016

This two-week field workshop is conducted at the Gerace Research Station on San Salvador, The Bahamas.  Lectures and fieldwork introduce students to tropical marine ecosystems with particular emphasis on coral reefs.  Participants learn methodologies commonly used to collect ecological data in each of the ecosystems.  During the final 3 days of the workshop, participants conduct independent research projects.  For more information, please contact Dr. Lasker or Dr. Coffroth.

LehrerDance Summer Intensive, August 8-13, 2016

Intermediate/advanced level professional and pre-professional dancers age 18 or older have an exciting opportunity to study with Artistic Director Jon Lehrer and LehrerDance company members. This program is an intensive six-day residency in LehrerDance technique, style and repertory. Workshop classes include: LehrerDance technique, style and repertoire; specialty classes; health and wellness workshop; in-studio performance by LehrerDance; Q & A with Jon Lehrer and company; and showcase/reception. To register click here.