Camps

Junior Orchestra Camp

Do you dream of joining an orchestra for the first time? This is the camp for you!

Camp Description

Designed for growing students who have little to no experience playing in an orchestra or ensemble, this camp will be dive into the world of string ensemble playing and take students to the next level as young musicians. Our camp is a fun week of musical games, music and movement activities, small chamber ensembles, and an introduction to orchestra music and note reading to challenge us to be the best players we can be!

The camp will conclude on Friday with a concert to showcase all the players have learned this week! If you've never played a string instrument before, our Discovering Strings camp could be perfect for you!

SAMPLE DAY SCHEDULE:
9:00 Musicianship Class
10:10 Snack Break
10:30 Purple Time: Rehearsal with Red and Blue Orchestras
11:00 Guest Musician
11:30 Chamber Ensemble Coachings
12:00 Lunch Break
12:30 Art or Recess
1:00 Orchestra Rehearsal
1:45 Dalcroze Eurhythmics Class
2:30 Pick Up

END OF CAMP CONCERT - Campers will perform the music they have learned this week in a special concert on Friday, joining up with the older students in the String Orchestra Camp running simultaneously this week. The performance will be at 2:00 p.m. in the NWSA Auditorium, and camp will be dismissed at the concert's conclusion. Students will wear their camp t-shirts for the concert. Additional information will be sent out the week of camp.

PREREQUISITES - Student must have at least 9 months of instruction on their instrument. Experience with note reading is not required.

INSTRUMENTS - Students should have their own instrument.

FINANCIAL AID
Some financial aid is available to eligible families. Please follow this link for additional information on how to apply and the application deadline.

CAMP DIRECTOR
Marissa Keener

mkeener@artsplus.org

Calendar

Junior Orchestra Camp

Calendar Camps
Instructor Marissa Keener
Age Groups Rising K - 2nd graders
Location Northwest School of the Arts
Pricing $280 plus $25 registration fee
Duration 5h
Start Date Mon, Jun 22, 2020
Repeats? Repeats Daily, starting from 6/22/2020, until 6/26/2020
Upcoming Dates
(next 9 months)
  • Mon, Jun 22, 2020 from 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Tue, Jun 23, 2020 from 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Wed, Jun 24, 2020 from 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Thu, Jun 25, 2020 from 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jun 26, 2020 from 9:00am - 2:00pm
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2020 summer camps are generously sponsored by: