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Summer Programs

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Summer Session

All Branches - June 29 through August 7, 2015

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.

Summer Jazz Camp
July 27 - 31, 2015
Ages 12 – 18
9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, Wynnefield Branch

Tuition: $375

This is a one-week session for students who play drums, electric guitar, bass, keyboard, and brass, 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.

Summer Strings Camp
June 29-July 3, 2015
Ages 7 – 14
9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, Wynnefield Branch

Tuition: $390

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.

Summer Chamber Music Camp - Strings and Woodwinds
June 22-26, 2015

Strings: ages 8-12, Woodwinds: ages 10-18
9 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday through Friday
, Willow Grove Branch

Tuition: $350

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 are TBA - contact the Branch for more details. Woodwind auditions will be held on Monday, May 5. Call 215.320.2630 for audition requirements and to schedule your 10-minute placement audition slot.