SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS

Summer Piano Camps

Week of June 22-26

 
All Camps require registration by June 1st, Materials Fee is due upon registration, camp fee due 1st day of camp

There are 3 levels of Piano Camps available June 22-26.  They are:

Discovery Camp – Children with no piano experience
Adventure Camp – Children at an early elementary level in piano
Kaleidoscope Camp – Late Elementary to Intermediate Level in Piano

All Piano Camps are made up of fun indoor and outdoor games that provide an extensive learning for Piano Playing.

During the Discovery Camp, students will have hands on experiences to learn basic: 
  • Piano Finger Numbers
  • Key Names
  • Note Names
  • Musical Terms
  • Music Alphabet
(9 am-11am, M-F, 6/22-26)

The Adventure Camp will also have hands on experience learning, relearning and reinforcing:
  • Note Values 
  • Reading skills
  • Musical Terms 
  • Music Alphabet 
(12 pm -2 pm, M-F, 6/22-26)     

Kaleidoscope Camp
is for students who either need the reinforcing of taught concepts or missed a solid connection when first learning the piano.  These concepts include: 
  • Scales
  • Chords
  • Staff with Ledger Lines
  • Musical Terms
  • Using Lead Sheets
(2:30 pm-4:30 pm, M-F, 6/22-26)
 
All Piano Camps are $90 each with = $15 Materials fee.
 

ALL OTHER INSTRUMENT SUMMER CAMPS AT THE CREATIVE MUSIC LEARNING CENTER
Summer 2015

Registration by June 1st-requires Materials Fee as Deposit, Tuition paid on first day of class

 
STEM Camp: 

  An opportunity for hands on, take home learning.  Each component of STEM will be utilizing unique experiments as well as inquiry based discovery.  Limited number of spaces available.  June 22-26, M-F, 9:00-4:00 pm.  $175 + $50 materials fee 

 CURSIVE Camp:

 Your child will learn how to write both lower case and upper case letters, as well as connecting strokes and have fun while learning this technique!  June 15th through June 19th,  M-F, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, $85 + $15 materials fee

TUTORING

Tutoring offered to students in all subjects K-4.  Grades 5 and up, Tutoring in Reading Skills.   Certified teacher with 36 years teaching experience.  $30 per hour

Seussical the Musical Camp:

In this exciting, Seuss-immersed camp, students will learn basic vocal care and techniques and practice them as they prepare a showcase of fun, upbeat music from Seussical the Musical to perform on the final day of camp.  Students will also enjoy Seuss-themed games, crafts, activities, and more.  Camp runs June 29th through July 2nd, 10:00 am – noon.  Showcase will be held at 12:15 pm on the final day of camp which is open to family and friends.  $79 + $16 materials fee.

Composition Camp:

In the composition camp, students will be exploring how to successfully write music.  Each day we will be building on the skills.

Day 1:  We will be looking first at notation, guidelines and rules.  We will then look at how to construct various types of melodies.
Day 2:  We will be looking at harmony.  Students will learn how to build chords and fir them together with their melodies.
Day 3:  This is the day we learn to put harmony and melody together.  We will go over the most common ways to play chords with melodies and how they both fit together.
Day 4:  We will review and apply the concepts learned so far.  We will also explore briefly the technology that helps composers write their own music.
 
Each day students will write and finish a new song that they should be able to play at home and share with their friends!

Those taking this camp should be able to read music for the instrument they play and be at least 8 years of age.  June 22-25th,  9:00 am – 12:00  pm or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  $99 + $20 Materials Fee

 

  2015 BUCKET DRUMMING CAMP

Ages8 and up,  June 22-26th, 3:00-4:30 pm, $75 + $15 materials fee
The camp will 5 days long and will run from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm each day.  All materials for the camp will be provided by the music school.  Students will learn rhythmic patterns and basic drumming techniques along with learning an ensemble piece that will be performed on the last day of camp.  This will be a fun and exciting opportunity to learn more about drumming and a great chance to make new friends through music!

Is this Camp for You?  Whether you already play the drums or play any other instrument, this camp is for you.  Our instructor will use this bucket camp as an opportunity to increase all students’ rhythmic awareness and help them become better counters and players regardless of their instrument.  Each child will learn basic rhythms and patterns and perform them in an ensemble piece with other students of the camp.  Not only will it be fun and exciting but will help students learn what it is like to be part of a musical group and play instruments with other people.

Percussion Camps

Camp 1:  Introduction to Percussion Camp
Ages:  10 and Up
Description:  This camp is designed to prepare students who are considering percussion in the 5th and 6th grade band or looking to start percussion in the middle school band programs as well.  You do not have to be obligated to the school band programs to participate.  We will cover proper sticking technique, basic rhythm patterns and rudiments, and playing as an ensemble with bucket drumming.
Camp Length:  4 weeks, 1 hour per week.  Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  5:30-6:30 pm    $100 + $15 materials fee
 

 
Camp 2:  Intermediate Percussion Camp
Ages:  12 and UP
Description:  This camp is designed for students who are currently in middle school or beginning high school who are interested in percussion for their high school band programs.  We will cover all the basic rudiments and techniques that will help prepare you to play at a high school level.  We will study the Vicfirth Marching Rudiments as well as the 40 basic rudiments recognized by the Percussive Art Society.  Through these we will help with better sticking techniques and stick control to help you achieve faster speeds in your playing while maintaining proper form.
Camp Length:  4 weeks, 1 hour per week, Tuesdays July 7, 14, 21, and 28.  6:45- 7:45 pm  $100 + $15 materials fee