Music Camp is coming back to Grassy Lake, AB!
When and Where
February 18-23, 2020
Westview Christian Fellowship
For the community of churches
in the Grassy Lake area.
Children & adults ages 7 – 100
All five choirs will present their songs at a program on February 23, 4:00 pm, at the Taber Auditorium. Students can invite their families.
Men: Please wear full-button shirts, tails tucked in, with dressy pants. No jeans, please. Keep hair neatly trimmed.
Women: Wear dresses or dressy tops and skirts (no slits, please) with sleeve lengths at least halfway between shoulder and elbow and skirt length below knees.
Children: Please follow adult dress code as closely as is reasonable. Do not wear t-shirts with logos or writing, please.
Program Attire: Women, please wear black dress with black shoes. Men, please wear black pants, white shirt, and black shoes. Children, follow the adult guidelines. If black is unavailable, a dark solid is acceptable.
Questions? Need more information? Please contact:
What ages can come to camp?
Children’s Camp: ages 7-14
Adult Camp: ages 15-115
Moible Camps are not just for youth. We want to provide training in music and worship for the entire church body, young and old, at any level of experience.
What meals are provided at camp?
Lunch and Supper will be served to campers. You will sign up for them in the application. Donations will be welcome to help cover meal costs.
How much does camp cost?
Children – $75
Adult Camper – $125
How will I pay for camp?
You have pay right away in the application with credit/debit card. If that is a problem, please talk to Dave Doerksen.
Is any lodging provided?
Since this camp is primarily for the local community, there are no lodging options provided. Please contact the Grassy Lake Administration with questions.
Meet Your Instructors
Gwendolyn is the mother of two young adult sons and is a part of Bethel Mennonite Church in Gladys, VA. She teaches music at two church schools and provides elderly care for a widow several nights a week. She also works from home giving private music lessons, setting the Bible to music (singthekjv.app) and making pottery (facebook.com/kjvpottery). Gwendolyn graduated from Cedarville University with a BA in piano performance and BME in music education. She received an MS degree from Longwood University and an EdD degree from the University of Virginia in Administration and Supervision. Gwendolyn served in the Virginia public school system for eleven years: five as a music teacher grades preK-8 and six years as an assistant principal, grades ranging from 5-12. In 2003, Gwendolyn returned to music, composing songs out of her personal pain and brokenness under the pseudonym Tirzah Joy (“Tears of Joy”). Her passion is that all may find the peace that comes from surrendering their lives fully to our loving Lord. It is impossible to trust Him too much!
West Jefferson, OH
Lloyd has been a music instructor at Sarasota Christian School (Florida), Rosedale Bible Institute (Ohio) and Daystar University (Nairobi, Kenya). He holds a BA in Music Education (Eastern Mennonite College), and an MA in Music Education with a choral conducting / vocal concentration (Ohio State University). He directed the Rosedale Chorale and other community and touring choirs during his active teaching years, served as an itinerant music resource among Mennonite churches in Germany, and directed the Hope Singers (Poland) from 2004-2018. He continues periodic musical activity with teaching, choral events, and composition, and has an ongoing passion for significant congregational worship and singing. He is self-employed as a choral arranger and composer (lillychapelpress.com), painter, handyman and commercial driver. Lloyd enjoys a variety of historic and international music, private aviation, motorcycling, mechanical tinkering, travel, and continues seeking an accurate working definition of "retirement". He is married to Mary (Slabaugh), formerly from Hartville, OH.
Wendell grew up on the plains of Kansas in a singing family and in a singing church. His first formal musical training was at Wichita State University, where he completed a Bachelor of Music Education degree. After teaching and conducting for a number of years, he moved to Harrisonburg, Virginia to complete a Masters in Choral Conducting at James Madison University.
He lives in Virginia with his wife, Jeanene. He is Executive Director of Shenandoah Christian Music Camp and artistic director of Oasis Chorale.
Cameron graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a double degree in Music Education and Music Theory (2014). He is an active piano examiner with the Canadian National Conservatory of Music and has been on faculty at Renaissance School of the Arts and the Beckett School at Wilfrid Laurier University as a piano and music theory instructor. Cam is the founder and director of Village Voices Community Choir in Milverton, ON and Millbank Heritage and Arts Society. He has been a guest conductor for Laurier Singers, Laurier Alumni Choir, and Chor Amica. Cam has sung with many choirs including Laurier Singers, Da Capo Chamber Choir, and Oasis Chorale. As a registered respiratory therapist, Cam finds great satisfaction in helping patients “breathe easy” in a wide range of clinical situations.