Registration is now open!

NEW this Summer!

Intermediate Songwriting Program

If you are entering grades 5-8 and have already started writing and performing your own songs or just want to learn how to get started, then we invite you to join us this summer for our brand new SONGWRITING PROGRAM! Learn what you need to know to become a Singer-Songwriter!

Program Length

2 weeks

Dates

Session A: June 22 - July 3

Hours

8:45 am - 1:15 pm (lunch break from 11:15am - 12:15 pm)

Age Range

Entering grades 5-8 in the fall

Registration Fee

$35

Tuition

$500

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

In this brand new program campers will be guided by professional songwriters in the Art of Songwriting. Working in small groups, each camper will take part in the process of creating an original song which will be performed at our final concert!

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

All classes will be conducted on online.

PERFORMING ENSEMBLE CLASSES and THEIR FINAL CONCERT

Campers will be grouped according to their instrument. Their teacher will coach them on their parts. In order to appear in the Final Concert, your child will need to record their part on their home device and email it to the camp. Their camp teacher will guide them through this process.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Entering grades 5-8 in the fall.
  • Has been singing, playing guitar or piano for at least 1 year.
  • Both campers with songwriting experience and little or no experience are welcome to enroll in this program.
  • All applicants who meet the above requirements may enroll in the Camp.

INTERMEDIATE SONGWRITING PROGRAM
DAILY SCHEDULE (8:45 A.M. - 1:15 P.M.)

8:45 - 9:45

LYRIC WRITING 101
Campers learn how to go about writing the lyrics to a song.

10:00 - 11:00

SONGWRITING STUDIO
Campers are grouped together by level to collaborate on writing a song - coached by our professional faculty.

11:15 - 12:15

LUNCH BREAK

12:15 - 1:15

TECHNOLOGY
Garage Band & More using a free music writing and recording program, campers learn or get better at using this technology.

1:30 - 3:30

OPTIONAL CLASSES (separate fees apply)
Private Instruction: Individual lessons with the Camp faculty!

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons given by our camp staff may be scheduled after regular dismissal. The lessons are one hour long and all of the instructors are part of our camp faculty. The classes are held daily except for the last day of the session. When you register, you can select the day that you want. The camp cannot re-schedule a missed private lesson.

HOW TO APPLY

Enrollment is limited for this program. You will be notified of your acceptance after the camp receives ALL application materials: Online Registration, Application Fee, Teacher Recommendation, and Audition Demo. Your full deposit (plus the dorm deposit if you are staying in the dorm) is due 3 days after receiving your acceptance letter.

  • Review the Daily Schedule to learn about the classes offered, and choose your Electives.
  • The Camp will email our "Teacher Recommendation Form" to your music teacher. This is to confirm that you are in the correct level. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your school or private music teacher before you start to register.