Summer Music Camp, 2019


Summer Music Camp, 2019

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July 8–19, 2019
Monday–Friday,  9am–4pm (10 days)

Ages: completed K up to 6th grade
Tuition: $575 ($550 for Conservatory students)

Tuition includes non-refundable $50 deposit.

Register for extended care (4-5:30pm) separately:


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The SPCM Summer Music Camp, a music day camp for aspiring young musicians, offers a setting in which children can explore their musical knowledge and ability through classes, creative play, and presentations by renowned professionals. No prior musical experience required! The camp culminates in performances on the last two days of camp.

The SPCM offers children high quality music education. Taught by world-class musicians, campers enjoy disciplined training and performance opportunities in a low-pressure culture. Students at all levels will experience individual growth and personal enrichment through the joy of music!


For Students Kindergarten-2nd Grade:

Morning Electives

Beginning Violin:  Learn with other beginners in this introductory class.
Make & Play Your Own Instruments: Make, tune, and learning to play your own instruments using everyday materials.

Afternoon Electives

Drum Circle: Create music with xylophones, glockenspiels, and other rhythm instruments.
Intro to the Keyboard:  Learn the basics of piano in a group setting.

For Students 3rd-6th Grade:

Morning Electives

Songwriting:  Compose a short piece, working in groups and individually to perform at the final concert.
Intro to Viola da Gamba: Experience Baroque music while learning to play this gentle string instrument.
Intro to Guitar:  A first look at acoustic guitar, learning the strings, simple songs, and basic chords.
Broadway:  Develop your singing and dance skills by performing songs from Broadway musicals.
Tin Whistle: Learn the basics of this fun and versatile instrument from the Irish folk tradition
Percussion Ensemble: Hands-on rhythm instruction develops music and ensemble skills.
Orchestra:  All string and wind players with note-reading skills can join the Orchestra.

Afternoon Electives

Piano Master Class:  Bring a performance-ready piece and a work in progress. At least 1 year of piano experience required.
Rock Ensemble:  Try your hand at playing in a real life rock band. Learn the basics of classic rock composition
Renaissance Band:  Travel back to Elizabethan England and play in a Renaissance Band.  For all instruments.
Chamber Music:  Develop sight-reading, and ensemble skills in this group class. Open to all levels and instruments. Must be able to read music.
Violin Master Class:  Bring a performance-ready piece and a work in progress. At least 2 years of lessons required.
Ukulele: Learn simple songs and basic chords for ukulele.