Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration Form

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Summer Camp Spectacular! Open Registration: (503) 342 – 6896

Piano • Flute • Guitar • Voice
FUN-damentals of Music including Conducting Patterns, Recognition of Harmonies, Rhythm, Time Signatures, Tempo Texts, Music Periods, Genres, Styles & MORE!

Summer Camp I

August 10-13 from 9am – Noon
Rhythm, conducting patterns, sight singing

Summer Camp II

August 17-20 from 9am – Noon
Creating a song, instruments we love

Special Day

August 21 Performance 10am – Noon
Parents invited!


New Location!

Tigard United Methodist Church
9845 SW Walnut Place
Tigard OR 97223
2nd & 3rd Weeks of August

Summer Camp 2015 will include the Hansel and Gretel excerpt and add a second excerpt from the music of Ravel, The Child and The Dream.

Students work together to create a production that is performed on the second Friday for the audience of parents and friends!

Adventures in Music FUN-damentals

2nd week of August 10 – 13 (Monday through Thursday mornings)
3rd week of August 17 – 20 (Monday through Thursday mornings)
Special Day: Friday, August 21 (Performance 10am – Noon)
*Note: Fridays – Performance Demonstrations (Parents are invited to attend)

Explore and Develop the Big Cʼs:

  • Creativity
  • Concentration
  • Confidence
  • Community
  • Collaboration

Part I: Skills we explore – basic elements of learning

Oregon Music Teacher’s Assoc outline of levels:
  • Identification of intervals, chords and scales
  • Aural perception of rhythm
  • Regognition of notation
Skills as outlined by the Royal Academy of Music:
  • Sight reading
  • Melodic understanding
  • Participation of rhythmic characters
  • (ie. March, Waltz, Cha-cha-cha)

Part 2: guest artist teachers

LeeAnn McKenna, flute virtuoso, recorder – sopranini and transverse

Family of orchestral flutes:

  • piccolo
  • standard flute
  • alto flute

Peter Zisa, guitar

  • explore the many sounds a guitar can make
  • creating a guitar experience in ensemble
  • tuning the guiar – way cool
  • guitar rhythms that are spectacular

Dr. Anne D. Young, conducting

  • elements of conducting
  • creating an ensemble
  • know how – awesome technical aspects
  • know why – motivational and inspirational study
  • rigor of sight reading and harmonic theory