Summer Camps & Clinics

Grand View offers a variety of camps and clinics during the summer for children and high school youth.

Creative Writing Workshop for High School Students (May 2019)

If you love to write and want to further develop your skills, join fellow high school students for this fun new event in Des Moines. You will explore different writing styles while honing your craft and sharing ideas with others.

Held on Grand View's campus, you'll be inspired to write and create!

Dr. A'ndrea Wilson
Dr. A'ndrea Wilson
Assistant Professor, Braida Endowed Chair, Creative Writing

Audition Clinic

Do auditions make you a nervous wreck? Ever wondered how to really prepare for your all-state or honor band audition?

Join us for a FREE audition clinic

Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • 8th Grade Honor Band Audition Clinic @ 3 p.m.
  • High School All-State Honor Band Audition Clinic @ 6 p.m.
  • Location: Grand View University • Student Center, Speed Lyceum • 2811 East 14th Street • Des Moines

Register Here

Students, band directors and private instructors are all welcome to join us to learn:

  • Do’s and dont's in the audition process.
  • What you need to play, why the judge is going to hear you play it, and what you are rated on.
  • What you can expect in the audition room. Tips on how to prepare to give a great audition.
  • Coaching available on all instruments.

Presented by Mark Doerffel and Grand View University Applied Faculty.