Music lovers can enjoy free concerts at the Red Deer College Arts Centre main stage starting on Monday.
Students who are honing their musical talents descend on Red Deer College for MusiCamp Alberta on weekdays from July 28 to Aug. 8.
Faculty and guest recitals will happen Monday to Friday at 8 p.m. at the Red Deer Arts Centre main stage for the next three weeks. There will also be three special Saturday matinees by bands and musical theatre on Aug. 2, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. No tickets are required and the general public can drop in to any or all performances.
On Aug. 2, the Intermediate Band and Peterkin Symphonic Band will perform under the direction of Gareth Jones and Milton Allen.
On Aug. 9, Peterkin Symphonic Band and Intermediate Jazz Band will perform as directed by Milton Allen and Mark DeJong.
On Aug. 16, Kim Mattice Wanat will direct the performance of the musical theatre group.
MusiCamp Alberta is the provincial residential summer music workshop that welcomes instructors and students from across the province. Programming is targeted to people 10 and older with emphasis on performance and preparation to help students be lifetime lovers of music.
MusiCamp houses programming for senior and intermediate bands, intermediate jazz band and musical theatre workshops.