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Specialty Camps

Sizzling Summer Band Camp

Rising Grades 5-9
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Half-Day)
June 17-21

Upper School Campus

The Sizzling Summer Band Camp is a week-long, half-day morning musical offering program geared towards rising 5th-9th grade students who currently play a band instrument.  Students will spend a fun and inspiring week with exciting artists, and fellow campers from across the Metro DC area.  Designed from the ground up with the middle school student in mind, students will grow as both musicians and individuals, spending their morning learning and honing their skills in a fun-filled, relaxed environment.

The Sizzling Summer Band Camp Director, Mr. Vaughn Ambrose is a native of North Carolina and earned his BM in Music Education and MM in Jazz Studies at East Carolina University. Mr. Ambrose has been a featured conductor for the North Carolina Regional Honors jazz ensemble and is the Director of Jazz at SSSAS. As a highly sought after educator, he serves as guest clinician and soloist with various schools and ensembles nationally and internationally. In recognition of his contributions to music education, he has been the recipient of numerous teaching honors: Yale University Teaching Award; Northern Virginia Educational Leadership Award; Veterans of Foreign Wars National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award; Alexandria Education Partnership Excellence in Education Teacher Award; Alexandria City Alex Award for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education.  Please contact Mr. Vaughn Ambrose at vambrose@sssas.org with any camp-specefic questions.

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Summer Programs Office
Age 3-Grade 12 coed Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia


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  • Lower School

    Age 3-Grade 5
    400 Fontaine Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302
  • Middle School

    Grades: 6-8
    4401 West Braddock Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304
  • Upper School

    Grades: 9-12
    1000 St. Stephen's Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304