State Junior and Senior Music Camps

Years 5 to 12

Residential camps celebrate all forms of music making and provide unique extension experiences for students studying music.

High potential and gifted music students join together each year to receive expert tutelage and develop their music performance skills. During the week students rehearse and perform a range of engaging and high quality repertoire culminating in a concert for families on the final night of the camp.

Applications are now open.

    students rehearsing

    2022 dates

    • Senior State Music Camp (Years 8 to 12) - 26 June to 1 July (Term 2 Week 10)
    • Junior State Music Camp (Years 5 to 8) - 17 July to 22 July (Term 3 Week 1).

    Musical activities at camp include participation in a major ensemble (symphony orchestra, symphonic bands, vocal ensembles, stage band) as well as a number of elective ensembles and activities.

    Elective activities include brass and woodwind ensembles, jazz improvisation, composition, music theatre, percussion ensemble.

    Read more about the music camp experience.

    How to apply

    Please note, all applicants must select a music teacher who will be contacted to support your application.

    Applications close Monday 9 May 2022.


    Sydney Academy of Sport, Wakehurst Parkway, Narrabeen. (Office of Communities, Sport & Recreation)

    Staff applications

    Primary and secondary school staff, peripatetic music staff and tertiary music students are invited to apply to participate in the State Music Camps.

    Staff may apply to participate as conductors of major ensembles, as ensemble managers or as tutors. Staff will be selected according to their areas of expertise and the needs of the camp.

    Applications close Monday 9 May 2022.


    Elizabeth Scott
    Music Performance Projects Officer
    The Arts Unit

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