SUMMER 2020 INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN JANUARY
MUSIC RECORDING STUDIO SUMMER CAMP
Part of Summer Music Intensive Week!
Led by Mason School of Music professors and alum, students in this music recording camp will focus on recording, mixing, and producing original music in a state-of-the-art recording studio. Students will learn how to record acoustic and electronic instruments (including voice), mixing techniques, how to use a pro-digital audio workstation, and so much more! A “Listening Party” showcasing students’ recorded songs will be presented at the end of the week! (Students with musical and/or audio engineering interests are all welcome!)
Ages: 13-18 years
Dates: June 17-21, 2019
Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Tuition: $430 (optional room & board add $640 – see below)
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, Performing Arts Building
ON-CAMPUS HOUSING AVAILABLE – ADD “SUMMER RESIDENTIAL OPTION” TO YOUR CART!
Added Cost: $640
Whether you live near or far, students can add the “Summer Residential Option” and experience a week of campus life, with special evening activities included, while gaining new friendships with other like-minded artistic students. Students are fully supervised all week, with both male and female RA’s in housing. Rooms are double occupancy (linens and wi-fi included), and 3 meals a day are provided (dinner is included on Sunday, and breakfast and lunch are included on Friday). Check in is Sunday, June 16th, and students will check out Friday morning and be ready to depart immediately after the conclusion of the program on Friday afternoon. After registering for Music Recording Studio (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for and add “Summer Residential Option” to your cart – or REGISTER HERE . IMPORTANT: No refunds can be given for the Summer Residential option after April 1, 2019.
An “Aftercare” option is available for this program from 4-6 pm for $90/week, located in Mason’s Performing Arts Building and staffed by the Academy’s Summer Staff. After registering for this program (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for “Aftercare”, choose the corresponding week, and add to your cart – or Register Here separately.
Music recording students may also be interested in our Singer / Songwriter Summer Workshop for Ages 13-18!
Co-Instructor: Andrew Cote, Mason School of Music Faculty
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As a rock and popular music artist, Andrew has recorded with several groups including Aaron Tinjum and the Tangents, Winterstar, Marijke, The Double Yellow, The Dino Monkeys, Armaniche’s Architects, Famous Ladies, and several more. He is an active studio drummer, recording on several albums each year. Andrew currently teaches orchestration, aural skills, and popular music history at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Andrew also is the Staff Arranger and Director of Choirs at Truro Anglican Church, also in Fairfax, VA.
Andrew earned a Doctorate in Music Composition from George Mason University, a Master’s degree in Music Composition from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of New Hampshire. His former composition instructors include Mark Camphouse, David R. Gillingham, Andrew Boysen Jr., David Hollinden, Jay Batzner, and Michael Annicchiarico.
Co-Instructor: Thom Routon, Mason School of Music Alum
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Advisor/ Guest Speaker: Robert Gillam, Mason School of Music Professor
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As a composer, Robert has written music for several independent films and his concert music has been performed in the U.S. and in Europe. He has received commissions from the Azusa Pacific University Wind Ensemble and his piece “American Fanfare” was chosen as a finalist in the 2013 Dallas Winds Call for Fanfares competition. His music’s wide range of influences includes 20/21st century concert music, jazz, film scores, folk music, popular song, and electronic dance music. Dr. Gillam is also active as a performer. He has played in groups across Southern California, Arizona, and Texas. Robert plays several different keyboard instruments including piano, Hammond organ, and his personal favorite: keytar. He is also a highly skilled synthesizer and drum machine programmer.
- Be sure to check our policies and procedures regarding withdrawals, refunds and more for summer programs.
- All students will receive a Music Recording Studio Welcome Letter 2019 via email at least 1 week before the program starts with all necessary details including drop off, pick up, what to bring, etc. Feel free to call the Academy office with questions at 703-993-9889.
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To register by phone or request a paper registration form, please call the Academy office at 703-993-9889.
“I enjoyed the entire program because it was eye opening, but I really liked recording my own song with a partner!” – Summer Music Recording Camp 2018 ParticipantSee More Testimonials
“My favorite part was the support from the college student helpers.” – Summer Music Recording Camp 2017 Participant