Jazz Combo – This elective will be approved by completing a jazz combo audition upon arrival at camp. A combo is a small jazz group consisting of rhythm section (piano or guitar, bass and drums), and one to four horns. Jazz combo is for experienced players and strong improvisers. The audition consists of improvising on a prepared selection. Jazz Combo audition.
Improvisation – Learn practice techniques and theory needed to successfully
perform improvised solos. Campers will learn how to create and be expressive on
their instruments as soloists. All band instruments are welcomed to
Class for Beginners – An exciting class that provides basic piano skills to
musicians. Campers in this class will learn to play some basic songs and how to
continue practicing and performing on the piano.
Technology – Learn how to use music software to create
sounds and compose music using samples, loops, and digital effects. Students
will compose and record their ideas, leaving camp with a copy of their own
and Drumming – The Rhythm is in you! Learn to count and create
many types of rhythms and demonstrate your skills on world music percussion
instruments. Not just for percussionists!
Conducting – This class gives students the opportunity to develop
confidence on the podium and learn the basics of conducting and communicating
with an ensemble. Students will learn to conduct the main beat patterns and
will study representative works to hone their conducting skills.
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