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NKU Offers SOTA Summer Camps


June 11, 2019— Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts (SOTA) offers its annual summer programs for students in grade three through 12 throughout June and July. 

SOTA’s summer program offer six camps that include workshops covering music, dance, theatre and art. SOTA’s summer camps are part of its Music Preparatory Program. Music Prep provides community and continuing education programs of the highest quality to students of all ages and abilities. The program strives to enrich the culture of the Greater Cincinnati and northern-Kentucky regions through engaging artistic experiences and outreach initiatives.

“Students from all ages are invited to explore their creativity in one of our summer programs,” said Dr. Holly Attar, Music Preparatory director. “We are proud to be leading the next generation of artistic talent across the region.”

Registration is still available for SOTA’s summer programs. The 2019 programs include:

  • Strings Summer Camp, June 17-21
  • Chamber Strings Summer Workshop, June 17-21
  • Mainstage Dance Techniques Camp, June 10-14
  • Mainstage Musical Theatre Camp, June 10-14
  • Mainstage Combo, June 10-14
  • Summer Adult String Orchestra, Every Monday during June and July

Music Prep also recently announced the early childhood programs beginning in the fall. Children from toddlers to age nine will be introduced to music, dance and learning. The four early childhood programs include Toddler and Me, Arts for Tots, String Sprouts and Piano Power.

To register for the summer program or get more information on the fall early childhood programs, visit the SOTA Music Prep website. 

About NKU School of the Arts: Created in 2015, the School of the Arts is the creative engine of NKU, showcasing dance, music, theatre, and visual arts and preparing students to be creative trailblazers in the Arts and in their careers. With 33 degree options, SOTA students find creative intersections that reflect their passion and their career goals. Additionally, minors within SOTA come from every college on campus from Nursing to Mathematics, Political Science to Construction Management, bringing varied viewpoints into each classroom and fueling creativity and collaboration campus-wide. SOTA’s Prep programs, including the nationally recognized String Project, engage students from children to adults annually, engaging the community and creating the musicians and performers of the future. To learn more, please visit or follow on social media @NKUSOTA.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit