Camp aims to sharpen students' love of music

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Posted: July 28, 2014 at 3:50 a.m.

Dajua Hollis, 13, (left) uses an iPhone app to help tune Faith Hollis’ violin in the hallway during the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center on Thursday. Students in the sixth through 12th grades learned a variety of music-related topics, including how to properly tune instruments, stage presence and music fundamentals.

Brittany Martin, a 15-year-old student at Central Arkansas Christian, relaxes when she plays the flute -- and that's not only when she's practicing an instrumental rendition of rapper Pharrell Williams' hit summer song "Happy" at the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp.

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