All music lovers have been invited to join the unique 46th edition of a sound Albury tradition.
Border Music Camp begins on Sunday, July 5, as a virtual camp owing to the coronavirus pandemic, but this necessity will allow anyone, regardless of location or experience, to take part.
"It's completely free, so this is our gift to regional students," camp chairperson Peter Cerexhe said.
"It will run for a week, just like camp, culminating in the big choir on Saturday, July 11, so people can just join in as much as they want at the level they want.
"It's to keep people connected, keep people moving forward with their music at a time when it's very hard to get outside influences."
Instead of local and visiting campers being based at The Scots School Albury, all events this year will be available via the Border Music Camp website and Facebook page.
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These include live sessions on Celtic music, improvisation and Alexander Technique.
There will be 16 performances by students and 15 by tutors as well as 15 videos with tips on auditioning, practice, warm-ups and memorisation strategies.
Among the instrument demonstrations will be former camper Lauren Whitehead, who now plays in a German opera house, introducing the alphorn.
The week also promises some digital wizardry, for example Joel Dullard playing Pachelbel's Canon on all 25 instruments in his house.
Hundreds of people are involved in bringing together the virtual camp, with participants sending in their contribution to the final massed choir performance.
T-shirts marking the "missing" 46th Border Music Camp have been ordered by campers in NSW, Victoria, Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, ACT and Singapore.
Mr Cerexhe and camp secretary Susan Karaffa joined the camp committee through their children's participation more than a decade ago.
Mrs Karaffa said the 2020 camp would be different.
"I will miss the camaraderie, but we have to do what we have to do and we'll keep our community engaged with us," she said.
Mr Cerexhe said the virtual program might help raise the camp's public profile.
"People may never have heard of it but here's a chance to see what it's like," he said.