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Annie Camp

Orchestra Director

Annie has been a member of the fine arts faculty since 2006. She holds a B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School in New York where she was a student of Leonard Rose and Lorne Munroe. She was previously cellist for LYRA String Quartet, Dal Segno Piano Trio, Da Capo String Quartet, and the all-string jazz ensemble Jazz a Cordes of New York City. Annie played with the Alabama Symphony for seven years and has performed with the Atlanta Symphony, Greenville Symphony, Atlanta Opera, Atlanta Ballet, and Atlanta Chamber Orchestra. She has performed as a soloist with Lee University Chamber Orchestra, DeKalb Community Orchestra and Rome Symphony, and currently performs with Rome Symphony and Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. She holds a teaching certificate from the New York School for Strings, studying with Louise Behrend, a pupil of the renowned Shinichi Suzuki. Annie implemented her own original string program in the New York Public School System through Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. She also studied techniques in implementing our current string method with one of the authors, Robert Gillespie, in a GMEA-sponsored workshop. Annie and her husband Will, director of Upper School band at Darlington, have four children, including Emmie and Lewie.

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Strings - 3rd Grade
Strings - 4th Grade
Strings - 5th Grade
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B.M. The Julliard School
M.M. The Julliard School

Professional development grants awarded to faculty members

May 10, 2016
Darlington School awarded professional development funds to faculty members following a competitive grant application process. The winners were officially announced last week at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner.

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Just What Exactly IS Going on in a 3rd Grade String Class?

Fine Arts | Annie Camp, February 19, 2015
There is a large body of research to support just how good for the brain playing a musical instrument is, but learning a musical instrument in a classroom environment does not look like any other class. It can seem chaotic to someone who has never experienced beginning instrumental music instruction in a classroom setting. Here's why.

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Through the Eyes of a Tiger: An Interview with Mrs. Camp

Academic Administration | , February 11, 2015
Sophomore Krystyna Virkler interviews Annie Camp, ELA-8 director of strings, about her music career and experience at The Juilliard School .

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9 Things You Can Do to Support Your Student in Learning to Play a Musical Instrument

Fine Arts | Annie Camp, January 20, 2015
So you’re interested in having your child learn to play a musical instrument? That’s fantastic! The skills involved in this process are key for many other things and will benefit your child for the rest of their life. In addition, there is no substitute for the value that a child receives from learning this unique form of self-expression.

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Camp featured in Rome Symphony event

January 31, 2012
Darlington's own Annie Camp will be the featured performer at this Saturday's Rome Symphony Orchestra Concert.

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The Fine Arts Department

January 9, 2012
Darlington's fine arts program spans three divisions and includes offerings in drama and musical theatre, choral music, instrumental music, and visual arts.

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Battle of the Bands

May 8, 2009
Battle of the Bands

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Camp featured in Rome Symphony event

March 17, 2009
Annie Camp, director of Darlington’s string program, was the featured performer at Rome Symphony Orchestra’s concert on March 28. The orchestra, directed by Dr. Richard Prior, presented Haydn’s “Cello Concerto in C-Major” at Rome City Auditorium.

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