Course Detail: CEPD-BLUIS - Blues Kids Camp Auditions for 2024

Blues Kids Camp Auditions for 2024 

Audition Fee: $0 (Free)

Audition Dates: Submit your audition video to

Camp Dates: July 29-31, 2024

Camp Times: 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. 

Course Description: Governors State University is hosting Blues Kids fun from July 29-31, 2024! Campers will be guided through basic music skills necessary to play proficiently and effectively in a music community and be introduced to the art of live professional performance! This program is ideal for any child passionate about music. All are welcome! 

Audition Video should address the following questions: 

  • What is your name?
  • Grade level?
  • How long have you played this instrument? 
  • What other instruments do you play?
  • Instrument for audition and camp 
  • Song Title
  • Play 3 to 5 minutes of your best song! 
Submit the video to
The email should contain the following information: 
  • Student Name
  • Grade Level 
  • How long have you played this instrument?
  • Song Title 
  • Parents permission for participation

This is a first come, first served program with a limited number of seats. 

  • Ages: Middle and High School Students (11 to 16)
  • Location: Governors State University, Hall of Honors
  • Lunch and snacks are included in registration!
  • Children should bring their instruments! Arrangements can be made for kids without.

Blues Camp will cover important aspects of live performance, including: 

  • Music Literacy
  • Accompaniment 
  • Ensemble
  • Sound Leveling
  • Blues Cord Patterns
  • Call and Response
  • Practical Application of Skills
  • Creating a Set
  • Getting in the Groove!

Available Sessions