2023 Summer Programs
Over July and August, we run our standard 1-on-1 lessons in every instrument; in fact, the summer months can be a great time to try out our eight week beginner discount! We also run an exciting variety of summer camps for children, which are open to Academy and non-Academy students alike:
Rock Band 101 Camp
It’s time to rock! Rock Band 101 is a five-day intensive which will explore everything that goes into creating, practicing, and performing music with others. Students will have the mentorship of an experienced teacher, from vocals to soundchecks, and will learn the ins and outs of performing at a live gig on the sixth day.
Rock Band 101 is for students ages 8 - 16, with a minimum of 18 months of prior instruction in their chosen instrument. All instruments are welcome including Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboard/Piano, Vocals, Winds, and Strings.
Taking students' individual practice to the next level, Rock Band 101 will tackle the process of writing an original song as a group, as well as studying and covering existing favorites. The program will culminate with the bands performing a live, all-ages gig alongside an established local band!
Students will learn:
• songwriting and arrangement
• elements of a performance
• collaborating with other musicians
• finding your voice, and expressing yourself through Music
• technical know-how and vocabulary; hands-on stage experience sound checking and performing
Schedule: Monday, July 17th - Friday, July 21st 1:00pm - 4:00pm daily; all-age concert on evening of Saturday, July 22nd
Registration Deadline is Friday, July 7th please contact us for registration forms and details.
Remix Musical Theatre Camp
Learn the ins and outs of creating a musical theatre production from the ground up using familiar characters and music! The week will end with a performance for friends and family.
This camp is intended for ages 7 - 13 (must have completed grade 1 in school). Singing and/or dance experience is an asset.
Camp Curriculum Includes:
Classic & contemporary musical theatre hits
Singing, acting, and stage movement
Collaborating with an accompanist and other singers
Performance preparation and experience
Students will create and perform a musical production of their own!
Schedule: Monday, July 24th - Friday, July 28th 9:00am to 5:00pm daily; recital for parents at 4:00 on Friday
Early Bird Pricing in effect until Friday, May 27th: $340 per student
Regular Cost: $375 per student
All applications submitted after Saturday, June 30th: $395 per student
**refer a friend/sibling and receive $25 off both entry fees!**
Final date for registration: Friday, July 21st, please contact us for registration forms and details.
Exploring Music Camp
Exploring Music encourages children ages 3-5 to engage and play with music in a safe environment through song, movement, and musical instruments!
This camp is intended for students who have not yet taken music lessons; participants must be potty-trained and comfortable leaving their parents for the morning.
Camp Curriculum Includes:
Crafts and music-related games
Exposure to various styles of music
Gain an early understanding of musical concepts
Introduction to variety of instruments
Schedule: Monday, July 10th - Friday, July 14th
9:30am - 11:30am daily
Cost: $200 per student
This camp only has space for 7 students, so please register early. Registration deadline is Friday, July 7th. Please contact us for registration forms and details.