Next Camp

Sounds of Summer Music Festival
July 23-29, 2017
at the Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center, Stanwood, WA

Fees and Registration information

Warm Beach Camp Lodge The Peterson Conservatory offers 2 kinds of music camps for youth ages 10-21. A week-long summer Orchestra/Jazz/Choral Camp and chamber music camps.

The summer music camp accepts students age 10-21 and offers Junior and Youth Symphonies, chorale, small vocal ensemble, jazz & swing bands, fiddle class, composition, and graphic arts. Professional musicians provide expert instruction for strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, singers, and jazz. Information about the 2017 summer camp

Sounds of Summer Music, July 23-29, 2017, at Warm Beach Camp

Chamber music camps are an intensive 3 days focusing on small group ensembles, usually held at the historic Lady Florence Home in Stanwood, WA. Check back for information on future chamber music camps.


The North Stars Chamber Orchestra travels to Finland

The North Stars Chamber Orchestra is an elite group drawn from Mt Baker and Fidalgo Youth Symphonies and musicians from the Islands, Seattle, and other areas of Washington.This trip, June 22-July 3, 2017, will be an exceptionally fine chance to experience one of the most beautiful countries in Northern Europe, and to perform on stage with members of the Vaasa Conservatory, and in Helsinki and towns surrounding Vaasa, Finland.

Contact Sharyn Peterson, Director,, 360-421-2527 for information and registration materials.

Finland Tour Poster

The Peterson Conservatory offers unique travel and musical performance opportunities for youth. In 2015, students traveled to Lisbon, Portugal to participate in the Lisbon International Youth Music Festival for seven days of touring and performing. A few years ago, the musicians traveled to mainland China. Watch this page for future opportunities!