College of Fine Arts and Design

Oklahoma Center for Arts Education

The Oklahoma Center for Arts Education (OCAE) is a division of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). The mission of OCAE is to assure excellence in arts education through professional development, collaboration and research.


Featured Events

OCAE 2018 Summer Arts Camps

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We are excited to announce the OCAE Summer Camp schedule for 2018!  Please visit our Events page HERE for a full list of camp dates/details and links to register online.  For more information, email ocae@uco.edu.

 

 Adult Strings Chamber Music Camp -- July 6-8, 2018

adult strings chamber camp logoWe invite all adult strings players to join us for a weekend of music making! We provide professional training with an encouraging, low-pressure environment for all adult strings players at all levels of experience. To wrap up our weekend together, everyone will be showcased during an afternoon performance (Sunday at 4:00pm) for friends and family. Friday 6:30-8:30pm; Saturday 1:00-7:00pm; Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Open to adults 19 and up.  Registration: $200 (includes all sheet music). For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

Strings Chamber Music Camp -- July 9-13, 2018

strings chamber camp logoJoin us for a week of music making fun! Students will perform in a Saturday (July 7) placement audition to be part of one large orchestra and also in a small chamber group.  All students will rehearse daily in large orchestras and small chamber groups. To culminate our week together, the talents of all involved are showcased during an afternoon performance (Friday at 4:00pm) for friends and family.  9:00am - 4:00pm daily. Open to students ages 11-18 or 2 years minimum experience.  Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

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 Dance & Down Syndrome Music Theatre Camp -- Disney's The Descendants -- July 9-13, 2018

dds.jpgWe are excited to host our 11th annual Dance & Down Syndrome Camp featuring songs from Disney's The Descendants. Students participate in daily dance rehearsals, acting rehearsals, and music classes in a fun and safe environment. Everyone is showcased during the Friday morning performance (11:30am) for friends and family. 9:30am-2:00pm daily. Open to ages 13+ Registration: $150 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

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Rock Camp 2 -- July 9-13, 2018

Rock Camp logoGet ready to Jam! The students are broken up into different bands and are coached by ACM@UCO faculty members. The rock stars in training will also participate in master classes to maximize their learning experience while playing with other highly motivated musicians! To culminate our week together, the talents of all involved are showcased during an afternoon performance (Friday at 2:00pm) for friends and family.  10:00am - 4:00pm daily. Open to students ages 12-18.  Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

Strings Chamber Music Camp -- July 9-13, 2018

strings chamber camp logoJoin us for a week of music making fun! Students will perform in a Saturday (July 7) placement audition to be part of one large orchestra and also in a small chamber group.  All students will rehearse daily in large orchestras and small chamber groups. To culminate our week together, the talents of all involved are showcased during an afternoon performance (Friday at 4:00pm) for friends and family.  9:00am - 4:00pm daily. Open to students ages 11-18 or 2 years minimum experience.  Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

Click here to register online (credit card payment)

Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)

High School Drama 2 -- Disney's Little Mermaid, Jr. -- July 16-20, 2018

High School Drama 2 logoStudents interested in Performance spend the week together as a cast blocking, learning lines/songs, and rehearsing for the production.  Students interested in Design Tech create all costumes, props, and scenery for the production. The talents of all involved are showcased during the Friday evening performance (5:00pm) for friends and family. 9:00am-5:00pm daily. Open to students ages 13-18. Registration: $200 for the week. For more information, email ocae@uco.edu or call 405.974.3754.

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Click here to register online (credit card payment)  //  Click here for registration form (cash or check payment)


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Click here to see our Events page for our complete schedule