Click here for tuition and fees.
All Branches - June 24 through August 2, 2013
Six weeks of individual instruction and class instruction. Lessons are offered during daytime hours at all branch locations and on selected evenings at some locations.
NEW THIS SUMMER!
For wind and brass players, guitarist, bassists, keyboard players, vocalists and drummers.
Summer Performance Workshops for Singers - Germantown Branch
Music Theater, Katherine-Mallon Day, instructor: Mondays, June 24 - July 29
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Opera, Judith Turano, instructor: Wednesdays, June 26 - July 31
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
These workshops are for serious singers who want to explore various musical styles with an emphasis on stage presentation, interpretation and communication. Piano accompaniment is provided at each class.
These intensive sessions provide small ensemble experience for string or woodwind players. Students will receive individual attention from faculty with emphasis on teamwork, good musicianship, careful tuning and rhythm, and the musical satisfaction of playing in a small group. No previous ensemble experience is necessary.
String auditions will be held Saturday, May 11, 9 AM - 12 PM. Woodwind auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 5 PM - 7:30 PM. Call 215.320.2630 for audition requirements and to schedule your 10-minute placement audition slot.
Summer Strings Camp
June 24 – 28, 2013
Ages 7 – 14
9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, Wynnefield Branch
This camp for beginning and intermediate string students, explores string orchestra music and small chamber opportunities through rehearsals and related arts activities. The daily schedule includes a full ensemble rehearsal, sectionals, visual arts and playwriting. Camp concludes with a performance incorporating student’s plays and art with the string orchestra.
Tuition: Session I, $560; Session II, $700
This intensive two-week session is for students who play drums, electric guitar, bass, and keyboard, as well as for vocalists and songwriters. Students form bands, record original works in a professional studio, and learn all aspects of producing and playing jazz, blues and rock music with a group. The camps wrap up with a live rock show performance for family friends at a local venue.
This is a one-week session for students who play drums, electric guitar, bass, keyboard, and wind and string instruments. Students form small ensembles based on skill level, study big band playing and technique, jazz standards, jazz improvisation, history and composition. Camp focuses on introducing and developing strong jazz skills and learning how to play in an ensemble and concludes with a final performance at a local venue.