Summer Music Camps & Workshops

 

SUMMER 2023 PROGRAMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY 2023

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SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS & WORKSHOPS
AGES 4 – 18  |  
Programs By Age | Programs by Week

 


Proudly named “Best Summer Camps 2020 & 2021” by Northern Virginia Magazine!

 


Summer Arts at Mason 2022

Join us for inclusive, engaging university-quality summer music camps and programs including instrumental, band, vocal and choral. In collaboration with George Mason University’s Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music, our programs focused on both artistry and skill-building. Students will connect with esteemed faculty and teaching artists for in-person or live-streamed lectures, masterclasses, guest performances, private lessons, clinics, audition workshops.

 

 

COVID Safety Guidelines
Please be assured that all in-person programs will follow strict safety protocols required by George Mason University.   Visit our COVID Safety Guidelines for more details. We will be routinely updating the information as it evolves. Stay informed by visiting our website and looking out for email alerts and other Academy communications.

 

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INSTRUMENTAL BAND

Summer Clarinet Academy
Ages 13–18
June 13–17, 2022
Masterclasses, reed clinics, chamber
music

 

Summer Brass Academy
Ages 13–18
June 13–17, 2022
Brass ensemble, masterclasses & guest artists

 

 

Summer Flute Academy
Ages 13–18
June 13–17, 2022
Masterclasses, flute choir
& more

 

Summer Percussion Academy
Ages 13–18
June 20–24, 2022
Clinics, masterclasses, and percussion ensemble

 

 

 

INSTRUMENTAL STRINGS

Mason High School Strings Institute
Ages 13–18
June 27–July 1, 2022
Chamber groups and string
orchestra

 

Mason Strings Camp
Ages 8–13
July 11 – 15, 2022
Ensembles & masterclasses for
violin, viola, cello, bass

 

Violin Bootcamp
Ages 10 – 18
July 25-29, 2022
Dynamic camp for
violin students

 

Viola Bootcamp
Ages 10–18
July 18 – 22, 2022
Fundamentals & practice
techniques

 

Summer Violin Academy
Ages 12–18
Aug 1–5, 2022
Technical & performing skills
for teen violinists

 

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Introductory Voice class for young kidsSummer Music Sampler
Ages 4–6
June 20-24  |  June 27-July 1, 2022
Sing, dance, play music-inspired
activities

 

Summer Arts SamplerSummer Fine Arts Sampler
Ages 4–6
July 11-15, 2022
Music, visual art, & acting intro
for young kids

 

 

 

PIANO & GUITAR

Piano Adventures
Ages 6–9
July 5–8 | July 18-22, 2022
Intro to piano, notation &
rhythm

 

Summer Piano Academy
Ages 8–13
August 1 – 5, 2022
Private lessons, masterclasses
& recital

 

Summer Piano Academy (Advanced)
Ages 13–18
August 8 – 12, 2022
Private lessons, masterclasses competition
& recital

 

 

Beginner Guitar Camp
Ages 8–12
June 20 – 24, 2022
Learn the basics of guitar playing
& chords

 

Beginner Guitar Teen Camp
Ages 13–18
July 11 – 15, 2022
Learn the basics of guitar playing, chords
& strumming

 

 

 

COMPOSING, WRITING & THEORY

Music Composition Intro Camp
Ages 13–18
July 25 – 29, 2022
Learn basic elements of the
creative process

 

Music students at filmscoring campArt of Filmscoring
Ages 13–18
July 18 – 22, 2022
Score music for movies
& TV

 

Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13–18
June 27 – July 1, 2022
Write, arrange & perform
your own songs

 

 

 

RECORDING & PRODUCING

Music Recording Studio
Ages 13–18
June 13 – 17, 2022
Record, mix and produce
original music

 

Music Producer Intro Camp
Ages 11–15
June 20 – 24, 2022
Create your own music tracks using
Digital Audio software

 

 

 

VOCAL

Students performing in the summer musicalSummer Musical Intensive
Ages 12–18
June 13-17 | July 25-29, 2022
Musical theater production with
acting, singing & dancing

 

Summer musical theater students rehearsingMusical Theater Workshop
Ages 7–11
June 13-17 | July 25-29, 2022
Singing and stage skills for
singers/ actors

 

Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13–18
June 27 – July 1, 2022
Write, arrange & perform
your own songs

 

Students rehearsing in musical theater summer campMusical Theater Vocal Bootcamp
Ages 13–18
July 11-15, 2022
Musical theater skill-building
for teens

 

 

 

TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS

Orff & Kodaly Teacher Training
for Music Educators
July 11 – 15 and/or July 18 – 29, 2022
Certification & supplemental courses

 

 

Summer Conducting SymposiumSummer Conducting Symposium
for Conductors & Music Educators
July 5-9, 2022
Exciting new conducting workshop

 

 

 

 

Full Camp List

The Academy will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday 11/23 to Sunday 11/27.

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