Music Camp is coming to Central Kansas!
When and Where
July 11-14, 2019
Pleasantview Activity Center and Pilgrim Christian School, Hutchinson, KS
For the Conservative Mennonite Churches of Reno County
Children & adults ages 6 – 115
Contact: Cindy Peters
For classes, please wear business or dressy-casual clothes. No jeans, please. Children should follow adult dress code as closely as is reasonable.
Women’s Program Attire: black dress, black shoes
Men’s Program Attire: black pants, white shirt, black shoes
Questions? Need more information? Please contact:
Who is this camp for?
This Mobile Camp is specifically for the following congregations:
Center, Cedar Crest, Arlington, Prairie Chapel, Word of Life, Plainview, and Cornerstone.
What ages can come to camp?
Children’s Camp: ages 6-14
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 provided Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Supper will provided on Sunday.
Can I sign up as a part-time student?
There are two registration options. You can either sign up to be a full-time student, or you can sign up for Mass Choir only.
How much does camp cost?
Children – $30
Adult Camper – $130
Mass Choir Only – $75
Do I have to pay right away when I sign up?
You do not have to pay the full amount when you sign up. You can choose to make only a deposit payment (half of full cost). The rest of the payment will automatically be charged to you on July 1.
When does registration close?
Early Registration opens March 15 with a $10 early-bird discount!
General Registration opens April 1st and closes May 15.
Is any lodging provided?
Since this camp is primarily for the local community, there are no lodging options provided. Please contact the Kansas Administration with questions.
Meet Your Instructors
Anthony is a music educator and composer living in Philadelphia, PA. He is a graduate of the Teacher Apprenticeship Program at Faith Builders Training Institute and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Eastern University. His teaching responsibilities include directing the choir and teaching music for grades 1-8 at Pequea Christian School, coaching beginning piano students, and offering occasional music classes for home schoolers. He loves to guide his students toward meaningful encounters with music and is constantly looking for ways to expand his knowledge and hone his craft. Currently he is studying composition, orchestration, and arranging with Dr. David Bryant. In addition to his musical work, Anthony is employed at a farmers’ market, where he enjoys interacting with a variety of people and composing music in his head while he works. Besides music, he enjoys literature, running, basketball, urban exploration, coffee and conversation with his wife Jessica, and imaginative play with his son Anton.
Franklin, Brittany, Willow, and Finley love to travel, play board games, sample quality food, and make new friends. When he is not in front of a choir, he loves to smoke meat, entertain guests, take walks with his family, and chat up the neighborhood. He is slowly giving in to pressure from the Amish community with his most recent acquisition, an e-bike!
Franklin graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Music from Kent State University where he served as the assistant for Kent Chorus. Franklin has conducted the Minerva Community Choir, Voice of Light Chorale, and has guest conducted the Ohio Men's Choral Festival, Kent State Chorus, and Oasis Chorale. He is currently teaching grades 5-12 music and choir at Legacy Christian School, directing the Zollikon Community Chorus, and hosting delightful guests at his short term rental, The Hemlock Place. As a chorister, he has sung with various choirs and served as the East-Central Chair for the Ohio Choral Directors Association. Franklin strives to bring life and energy to the rehearsal process with the firm belief that music making should be inspiring, God-honoring... and fun!
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 concentration (Ohio State University). He directed the Rosedale Chorale and other community and touring choirs during his active teaching years, served as a music resource among some 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 congregational worship and singing. He is self-employed as a choral arranger and composer (lillychapelpress.com), handyman, painter, and commercial driver. Lloyd enjoys a variety of historic, new, and international music, private aviation, motorcycling, mechanical tinkering, travel, fascinating new things, and more. He is married to Mary (Slabaugh), formerly from Hartville, OH.
Nolan taught music and directed the Faith Chorale at Faith Mennonite High School for twenty years. Now a software developer, he continues to teach music on the side, including at Faith Builders winter term. He holds a Music Education degree from West Chester University and has sung with the Faith Builders Chorale, Oasis Chorale, and Hope Singers. He enjoys reading, listening to audio books, promoting Anabaptist thought, and traveling. He and his wife, Alena, live in Quarryville, PA with their daughter, Carita. They attend Rawlinsville Mennonite Church where Nolan serves as pastor.