Spots remain for college's music camp


Spaces limited for children’s Music Machine camp set for Aug. 14-19

Only a few spots remain for Kilgore College’s sacred music camp for children, “The Music Machine at KC.”

The camp is set for Monday through Saturday, Aug. 14-19, on the Kilgore campus.

Open to children who have completed K-6th grade, the camp is limited to 50 students.

Registration is $150 per student and includes all camp materials, supplies and a daily lunch.

The camp will conclude 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, with a final children’s performance in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.

There is a discount of $10 for the first additional child registered from the same family, and $5 more for each additional child from the same family.

To register by mail, visit and click on “Summer Camps” to find the link to download the registration form.

The camp will offer classes on hymn study and traditional Christmas carols while also preparing a sacred children’s musical.

Dr. Mary Heiden, KC’s chair of music and dance, will serve as director of the camp; Kelsie Arrington will serve as associate camp director; and Kimberly Earnhardt Lee will serve as music director.

James Vermillion, music director at Kilgore’s St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, will serve as the camp’s director of hymns and carols.

The camp is hosted by the KC Music Department and sponsored by the Kilgore Ministerial Alliance.

For more information call Renee Golden at 903-983-8146 or e-mail


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