Kobzarska Sich is a summer musical experience devoted 
to learning the bandura and Ukrainian choral music. Kobzarska Sich is held at 
All Saints Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania 



Emlenton, Pennsylvania

August 2 - 16, 2014 

Sponsored by the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus

See detailed program information below along with registration form download under REGISTRATION PACKAGE.



Founded in 1979, Kobzarska Sich unites bandura players from all over to learn and share more about bandura and its unique art form. Kobzarska Sich is held at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania. All Saints offers over 90 acres of pristine beauty in the Allegheny Mountains. The camp's facilities include volleyball courts, a swimming pool, 10 cabins for participants, a Millennium Cultural Center with housing and classrooms, and an activities pavilion, tennis and basketball courts, an infirmary and nature trails. All Kobzarska Sich participants are housed on the grounds of All Saints Camp in either cabins or in the Millennium Cultural Center.

Instructors will be announced shortly. Stay tuned for additional instructional staff announcements.


Bandura Course -- August 2 – 16
This two-week course focuses on over seven hours of daily group instruction in: the technique of playing bandura, bandura history, solo and ensemble playing and singing, music lectures, elementary music theory (as needed). There will be free time for sport, swimming, and relaxation. This course is designed for teenaged children (12 and older) and adults of all ages.


In Memory of Ivan Zinchuk, Eugene Ciura, and Monica Pearson Romaniuk

Kobzarska Sich is pleased to announce three scholarships opportunities this year. One full scholarship will be available through the Ivan Zinchuk Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko. Additionally, two partial scholarships will be available through the Eugene Ciura and Monica Pearson Romaniuk funds. Please see the last page of the registration package for more details. Scholarship packages are due by June 20, 2014.


Click here to download the KS registration form. Please review the documents carefully, as they contain everything you need to know about KS, as well answers to most frequently asked questions. Upon receipt of your registration form and payment/deposit, you will be sent a confirmation package. The confirmation package will include a Medical Form, Emergency Contact Form, Checklist of items to bring to camp, Directions to camp, and Camp Rules.

The registration form and deposit/payment must be received by July 25, 2014.  Enroll by June 20, 2014 for Early Bird Discount, see form for more information. For more information, please feel free to call 734.658.6452 or KS@bandura.org.


Please join us on Saturday, August 16 at 2:00pm for the Annual Final Concert presented by the participants and staff of Kobzarska Sich.




May 2, 2014



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