"For the Love of Music Since 1866"

Katie Akers will be co-teaching the camp. She has nine years experience on the violin, including touring with the SIUE Suzuki tour group. She is currently a SIUE education student and Swing City Music Violin Instructor.

Summer String Camp


Looking for a summer music camp?

Updated registration form coming soon.

​String Camp Teachers

For bowed string players ages 8 to 13 with at least one year of experience.

Monday, July 8th through Friday, July 12th 2019

9:00 a.m. to Noon

Belleville Philharmonic Hall 116 N. Jackson St. Belleville, IL


Angelina McLaughlin-Heil Beginning Strings Director

Katie Akers Co-Director of Camp

Angelina McLaughlin-Heil will be team teaching with Katie Akers! 
This is a full curriculum string camp with several guest speakers and performances.

Parents are welcome to stay or drop off their student. Discount for more than one child! 


- Improve note reading skills
- Learn music theory and history
- Reinforce playing technique
- Daily guest performers or speakers