Click on each summer program to learn more or to sign up for this year's summer music ensembles!
Flute choir is a fun-filled week of flute study for late beginner through advanced flutists. Learn flute fundamentals, rhythm, and performance tips while playing a variety of exciting music in a great group setting.
Students should have at least 2 years of playing experience or teacher recommendation.
Space is limited to 8 students. Tuition for summer programs is non-refundable.
Our guitar ensemble is designed for late beginner and intermediate guitarists. All guitar types (acoustic, electric, or classical) are welcome! Students will work on sight-reading, dynamics, and rhythm while playing a variety of fun songs and arrangements. Don’t miss your chance to study and expand your musical skills in a great group setting!
This fun summer program is a week-long crash-course into the ever-popular ukulele! The ukulele is a perfect introduction to music for a younger learner and provides a fun musical outlet for all ages. Students will learn to play together, read a little music, perform at the end of the week and even get a chance to participate in the music-writing process.
No prior music experience is necessary to participate in this exciting
summer music program.
Ages 6 to 99 - this is a great activity for parents and children to enjoy together!
This course creates a strong foundation for a young student to learn guitar. In just a few days, students will get familliar with a brand new instrument, learning to play music with peers. Students will learn the basics of making music with the guitar in a fun, collaborative setting where we all play together. Students will get the chance to play both rhythms and melodies. Students are expected to be supportive of each other.
Designed for the young beginner, the class includes:
This program will introduce students into the world of small ensembles with only brass instruments; students will experience how to perform without the support and coverage of a large band ensemble. This program is focused towards middle and high school students who have at least 2-3 years of experience on their instrument. They must be able to read music in their respected clef and play proficiently. Students would benefit from this program as an introduction to small ensemble playing with a focus on repertoire not explored in a school band setting. Students who are interested in a more one on one focus between instructor and musician will find this program very enriching.
Students will work on fundamental techniques, such as:
Different charts will be presented and experimented with to determine which will fit the group the best. Songs students will encounter will be the ballad to Holsts Jupiter and Chaconne from the First Suite In Eb. In jazz students will experiment with dixieland standards and brass funk with songs like When the Saints Go Marching In, Feel Like Funking it Up, and Treme.
Students must have been playing their instrument for at least 2-3 years or have a proficient 8-9th grade playing skill.
Designed for late beginner and intermediate string players and vocalists, Rockin’ Strings will introduce students to pop/rock string repertoire! Students will work on sight-reading, dynamics, and rhythms while playing songs such as Viva La Vida (Coldplay) and Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles).
Students should have at least 2 years of playing experience or teacher recommendation. Space is limited to 8 students. Tuition for summer programs is non-refundable.
Our teachers work with the youth summer program members set their goals, choose music, work on arrangements, and rehearse weekly. For more experienced students, performing group programs are an excellent opportunity to deepen one’s musicality; you will have the ability to have fun while working with others, gaining essential performance skills, and making new connections that will last a lifetime.
Each summer day camp is led by one of our skilled teachers. All are professional musicians who work with a variety of experience levels and musical styles.
Join a group of musicians with similar skill levels and interests to develop your love of music together.
Build confidence through successful, meaningful music creation in a fun, and exciting environment the culminates in a final summer performance.
The Music School’s summer music programs are an exciting way to bring music into your child’s summer schedule!
Have fun while continuing musical development through the summer to retain the skills and concepts learned during the school year. Each summer music program lasts one week, with a performance on the last day of the music program. Click on each summer program to learn more or to sign up for this year's summer music ensembles!