Always go with the best!

The staff consists of the highest quality experienced junior/middle, high school and college music teachers.  This ensures that an excellent music camp experience will be had for all students.  The ratio of staff to campers is approximately one staff member to six campers.


Each year at the beginning of the Final Concerts on Saturday, our Staff Trumpet Players

Perform the Star Spangled Banner:

Star Spangled Banner

Low Brass Sectional

Saxophone Sectional

Minde Hine

President & Camp Director

Hutington Beach, CA

Larry Hine

Vice President & Registrar

Hutington Beach, CA

James Douglass  

Executive Director & Founder

Director of Bands, Emeritus

Oregon State University

Dave Gable

Camp Director

Master Teacher and Coach

Corvallis Public Schools

Gene Burton

Music Coordinator

Concert Band Director

Director of Bands, Warner Pacific College

Portland, Oregon

Andrea Gardner

Director of Choir

Director of Choirs, Anchorage School District

Anchorage, Alaska

Danielle Davey

Symphonic Band Director

Director of Bands, Mt Hood Community College

Gresham, Oregon

Dr. Martin Behnke

Jazz Band One Director

Director of Bands, Emeritus

Willamette University

Salem, Oregon

Lia Poole

Intermediate Band Director

Director of Bands, Corvallis High School

Corvallis, Oregon

Travis Gardner

Recreation Director

Director of Physical Education, Anchorage School District

Anchorage, Alaska

Jennifer Behnke

Head Counselor

Instructional Coach

McLoughlin & Hedrick Middle Schools

Medford, Oregon


Randy Solansky

Intermediate Band Director

Director of Bands, Memorial Middle School

Albany, Oregon

Mandy Burton

Concert Band Director

Highland Park Middle School

Beaverton, Oregon

Olin Hannum

Symphonic Band Director

Associate Director of Bands

Oregon State University