Summer Camps

2017

Brass Chamber Music Camp

Dates: Session 1 June 12-16, Session 2 TBA
(please inquire about scheduling options)
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Age/Grade: Grades 8th through 12th
Prior Experience: Some prior lesson experience is required.

$175

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Description:
Students will spend a week learning how to perform with other musicians in small groups of up to six. Students will receive individual and group instruction, and will perform in a chamber recital at the conclusion of the camp. This is a great opportunity for brass students who would like more experience making music with other musicians!
Instructor: Jacob Walker
Jacob Walker is a grduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he studied Music Education with Steven Pride and Douglas Lindsay from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and James Olcott from the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra.

Guitar Camp – Beginner

Dates: Session 1 June 19-23; Session 2 July 24-28
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Age/Grade: All ages
Prior Experience: No prior experience necessary.

$175

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Description:
Students will receive both private and group instruction on guitar, covering basic technique and rhythm on the instrument. The week will conclude with a student performance. This camp is a great way for students to try the guitar and see if it’s the right instrument for them.
Instructor: Evan Fiehrer
Evan Fiehrer received his Bachelor’s degree from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati and his Master’s degree from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Guitar Camp – Intermediate

Dates: Session 1 June 26-30; Session 2 July 31 – August 4
Time: Sesson 1 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; Sesson 2 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Age/Grade: All ages
Prior Experience: At least 1 year of lessons is
recommended. Please inquire about specific details.

$175

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Description:
Students will receive both private and group instruction on guitar, covering technique and rhythm on the instrument. Students will play both solo and ensemble music. The week will conclude with a recital for family.
Instructor: Evan Fiehrer
Evan Fiehrer received his Bachelor’s degree from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati and his Master’s degree from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Instrument Sampler Camp

Dates: Session 1 June 12-16;
Session 2 July 24-28
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Age/Grade: Ages 6-10
Prior Experience: No experience necessary.

$175

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Description:
Designed for students with no prior musical experience, this camp showcases a different instrument each day of the week. Students will have the opportunity to try out each instrument and hear a brief performance from our guest instructor. In addition, students will learn general musicianship through games, crafts, active listening, and group music-making. The week concludes with a student showcase for family.
Instructor: Dr. Samee Griffith
Dr. Samee Griffith received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Wright State University.

Instructor: Aaron Mood
Aaron Mood received his Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Bachelor of the Arts degree in music from Allegheny College

Piano Camp – Beginner

Dates: June 19-23
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Age/Grade: All ages
Prior Experience: No experience necessary.

$175

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Description:
No experience necessary! Students will receive both private and group instruction on piano, covering basic technique, note identification, and rhythm. The fun-filled week including games, crafts, and music-listening exercises will conclude with a student recital!
Instructor: Dr. Samee Griffith
Dr. Samee Griffith received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Wright State University.

Instructor: Aaron Mood
Aaron Mood received his Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Bachelor of the Arts degree in music from Allegheny College

Piano Camp – Intermediate

Dates: June 26-30
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Age/Grade: All ages
Prior Experience: 2 years of piano lessons is
recommended. Please inquire about specific details.

$175

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Description:
Designed for students with some piano background, the camp will cover keyboard technique, musical interpretation, and intermediate note-reading and rhythms. Students will receive private and group instruction, and will utilize active-listening to constructively critique each other. The fun-filled week including games, crafts, and music-listening exercises will conclude with a student recital!
Instructor: Dr. Samee Griffith
Dr. Samee Griffith received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Wright State University.

Instructor: Aaron Mood
Aaron Mood received his Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Bachelor of the Arts degree in music from Allegheny College

Piano Camp – Advanced

Dates: July 31 – August 4
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Age/Grade: All ages
Prior Experience: Several years of piano lessons
are recommended. Please inquire about specific details.

$175

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Description:
Designed for the advanced piano student, the camp will provide an intensive week of coaching, peer-performance, and active listening to deepen students’ knowledge and appreciation of the instrument. Students will perform solo and ensemble repertoire, and the camp will conclude with a student recital.
Instructor: Dr. Samee Griffith
Dr. Samee Griffith received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Wright State University.

Instructor: Aaron Mood
Aaron Mood received his Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Bachelor of the Arts degree in music from Allegheny College