Violin Group Camp

June 17 – June 21, no camp on June 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$120 + $20 Registration fee = $140


Violin Group Camp is for violinists ages 6-13 who enjoy learning new skills, developing  techniques and performing with others. Students will engage in games and activities emphasizing aural skills, note reading, rhythmic dictation, ensemble playing and leadership within a fun, judgment-free learning environment. Group pieces will be learned and rehearsed together during the week in preparation for the final performance on Friday. Violinists are encouraged to bring prepared solo pieces to perform for their peers, though solo performances are not required.


  • Ages 6-13
  • Enrolled in private lessons either through the Academy or elsewhere
  • Suzuki Book 1 – 3 level or equivalent repertoire


  • June 17, 18, 20, 21, 2024 *no camp Wednesday, Juneteenth
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Performance: Friday, 11:00 a.m.

Brittany Quinn, Director

Brittany Henry Quinn, an active performer and violin instructor, is currently the Director of the University of Northwestern Academy of Music. Brittany was most recently violin and viola faculty and chamber coordinator at the Northwestern University Music Academy in Evanston, IL. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from Rice University Shepherd School of Music, studying with Kenneth Goldsmith, former concertmaster of the Detroit Symphony and earned a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, studying with Mark Kaplan and Federico Agostini. While at Indiana University, Quinn studied pedagogy with Mimi Zweig, taught students of the world-renowned Indiana University String Academy, served as assistant conductor and violin sectional coach for the Musical Arts Youth Orchestra and taught private and group lessons to underserved students of the Fairview Elementary School in Bloomington, IN.

Kiana Welsch, Instructor 

Kiana Welsch is a violinist in the Twin Cities area who is passionate about inspiring students of all ages to connect with music. Since graduating from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul with a degree in Violin Performance in May 2023, she has been teaching private violin and viola students, playing gigs, and building an orchestra program for Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park.


Please complete our registration form or contact the Academy of Music office at 651-631-5108 or [email protected]

  • Registration opens: March 1, 2024
  • Registration deadline: June 13, 2024
  • Payment deadline: June 15, 2024
  • Late Registration Fee: $20

Refund Policy

  • 50% refund if student withdraws after the registration deadline
  • Registration Fee is nonrefundable