Youth orchestra.jpg
 Summer Camp director Jason Moody

Summer Camp director Jason Moody


July 9-12

Festival at Sandpoint Summer Youth Music Camp

Camp music director, Dr. Jason Moody, leads four fun-filled days of symphony orchestra, choir, chamber music, jazz band, classical guitar, ukulele instruction, flute ensemble master classes and activities open to all interested musicians ages 8-18. Camp will be held at Sandpoint High School. Each student’s tuition is sponsored by The Festival at Sandpoint. $25 registration fee, meals and lodging not provided. There will be a Faculty All Star concert on Monday night at the Panida Theater and a Student concert on Thursday evening at the Panida Theater.



5th Grade Outreach

A community-based educational program with school performances throughout Bonner and Boundary County and free tickets for over 800 kids and their families to attend either the Festival’s Family or Grand Finale symphonic concerts.  This program is designed to inspire students before they have the opportunity to play in their 6th grade bands.

5th Grade

String Programs

For more information or questions

Email or
Call Karen at 208.597.6717

String Programs

Festival Youth Orchestra:

A string ensemble for intermediate to advanced players who can read music. Musical selections include classical, pop, folk and thematic works arranged for string ensembles.  Open to all ages.  Meets Monday & Wednesday mornings, 6:30-7:30 a.m. at Sandpoint Middle School in the music room.  

Beginning Strings Ensemble:  

For string players who know how to play their instrument but have never been in an ensemble with multiple, different parts.   Focus will be on rhythm and reading in an ensemble.  Develop confidence and musical skills at a moderate pace. A great class for younger players and those who haven’t played for a few years! Meets Monday, 5-6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.  Open to all ages.

Quartet Club:

Put your reading skills to the test, try new music and meet other string musicians.  Meets 1x/month at the Festival office.  No performances, just a fun musical happening.  Quartet club will provide music in classical, pop and folk genres.  Bring an instrument and play some music! 

String Trio/Quartet:  

for string players interested in playing chamber music on a regular basis.