Bingham County MTA sets music camp

The Bingham County Music Teachers Association is conducting a music camp for children ages 6-13 Monday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Blackfoot Christian Fellowship Church, 2550 Rose Road.

The camp will include classes from trained musicians in voice, movement, musical theatre, jazz, and African drums.

Children in first through eighth grades are invited. The cost is $25 per child. Bring a sack lunch. Mail forms and money to Diane Burt, 1040 Packer Drive, Blackfoot, ID 83221, and participants are encouraged to register by June 1 with late registrations accepted this week.

A professional jazz band will be coming along with an African drum circle among other fun things. All proceeds will go to Bingham County music scholarships. For any questions, call Diane Burt at (801) 580-7555.

Burt is a soprano who has performed over 25 faculty recitals and 35 guest recitals. Previously she taught private voice, opera workshop, and music education classes. She taught at Brigham Young University-Idaho, Idaho State University, and in the public school systems for a total of 27 years. She has presented and published for International Congress of Voice Teachers and National Teachers of Singing. She adjudicates frequently. She is married to R. Russell Burt, DDS, and together they have five children and 10 grandchildren.

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