University of Mobile Summer Music Camp for Grades 3-8 Accepting Applications

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Summer Music Camp will be held July 15-19 for rising third through eighth grade students. The camp is open to any child interested in learning and growing in music, singing, playing an instrument, and acting.

The music day camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon Monday through Thursday. Friday music camp begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues all day, with a Finale Showcase set for 6 p.m. Summer Music Camp will be held on the University of Mobile campus in north Mobile County, 5735 College Pkwy.

Cost is $150 for the first child in the family, and $75 for each additional child. Students may choose to add on private lessons in the afternoon for an additional $100 that includes four 30-minute private lessons.

Applications are due by July 8. Apply online at

A morning snack will be provided, and campers will be released in time for lunch each day. Students who are taking private lessons in the afternoon may bring a sack lunch from home or purchase one through the university.

Summer Music Camp will be led by local music instructors as well as graduates and staff from the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile.

“Students will have the opportunity to learn and grow in music through choral classes, instrumental classes, fun music theory and theatre,” said camp director Alison Wilks in the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile.

For more information, contact the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile at 251.442.2383 or visit


About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.


For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.