Summer Camps

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ASHEVILLE MUSIC SCHOOL 2016 SUMMER CAMPS:

Our 2016 camp dates are official! And, we’ve added a new camp this year- Music Explorations Camp with Hillary Trumpler. This camp is perfect for young beginners looking to start their musical journeys! We also have Rock Camp, 2 Pop Rock Camps, Chamber Music Camp, Jazz Camp, and Suzuki Splash.

To start the registration process just fill out the form below, tell us what you’re interested in, and we’ll get back to you asap. Or, call to inquire- (828) 252-6244.
All camps will be held at Asheville Music School, 126 College St., Asheville, NC 28801.
AMS members: $10 discount 

Important Dates:
April 9: Audition Day- call to sign up
May 5: Early Bird Deadline- $10 discount per student

 

Audition Day is April 9, with an additional day to be added in June. Auditions are required for most camps. Auditions are for placement purposes only, so AMS teachers can assess the students’ skills and can place them in the correct ensembles. Students already enrolled in music lessons at AMS may be exempt from auditions.

Call or email Summer Camp Director Gabrielle Tee- outreach@ashevillemusicschool.org to schedule.

Fill out the form below and let us know which camp you are interested in. We will get back to you asap.






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For more info:
(828) 252-6244
info@ashevillemusicschool.org

If you like, you can fill out this registration form and either scan and email (info@ashevillemusicschool.org), or bring it to AMS in person.
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June 13-17- Rock Band Camp w/ Alec Fehl

Ages 9-17

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $335

All skill levels are welcome. Placement audition or interview required, to be held on Sat. April 9. Students will learn and perform different styles of rock music in a team-oriented, fun, and supportive ensemble environment. Students will be placed in ensembles based on skill level. Price includes recording experience, field trip, and showcase performance.


 

June 20-24- Pop Rock Camp

Ages 9-13

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $335

Intermediate-advanced skill levels are welcome. Students will learn and perform different styles of pop rock music in a team-oriented, fun, and supportive ensemble environment. Placement audition or interview required, to be held on Saturday April 9th. Students will be placed in ensembles based on skill level. Call to schedule audition appointment. Price includes recording experience, field trip, and showcase performance.


 

June 27-July 1- Pop Rock Camp w/ Gabrielle Tee & Andy John

Ages 12-18

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $335

Intermediate-advanced skill levels are welcome. Students will learn and perform different styles of pop rock music in a team-oriented, fun, and supportive ensemble environment. Placement audition or interview required, to be held on Saturday April 9th. Students will be placed in ensembles based on skill level. Call to schedule audition appointment. Price includes recording experience, field trip, and showcase performance.


 

July 11-15- Jazz Camp w/ Lloyd Weinberg

Ages 10-17

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $335

Students will play Big Band arrangements, learn to play improvised solos, and learn about Jazz history, in a team-oriented, fun, and supportive ensemble environment. Price includes recording experience and showcase performance. Placement auditions to be held April 9.


 

July 18-22- Suzuki Splash Camp w/ Holley Ross & Paul Stroebel

Ages 5 and up, beginners welcome

Time and Cost:
Beginners: $175 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Intermediate: $305 (9:00am-3:00pm)

Beginners welcome. Learn violin, viola, and cello, through the Suzuki Method. No placement audition required.
Price includes showcase performance on Friday July 22.


 

July 25-29- Chamber Music Camp w/ Linda Kendall Fields and Frank Argento

NEW- Two tracks- Strings Track and Keyboard Track

Ages: 9-17

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $335

Objectives:

  • By playing in small groups, coached by our faculty, campers will sharpenthe skills needed to enjoy playing with other musicians.
  • Campers will have fun in classes designed to make sight-reading and ear training fun.
  • During field trips campers will have fun learning about the connections between art and music, and will visit the Brevard Summer Music Camp to watch a rehearsal.

Structure: Campers will register in either the strings track or the keyboard track. All campers will attend daily combined classes in rhythm sight-reading and solfege. Depending on the number of campers, each track will have beginner and advanced sections.

Descriptions: 

  • Strings Track: Emphasis on rehearsing in trios, quartets, etc.
  • Keyboard Track: Emphasis on sight reading skills, chords, and playing in keyboard ensemble.

 

August 1-5- Music Explorations Camp w/ Hillary Trumpler & Andy John

Ages: 4-7
Time:  9:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $175
Welcome to Music Explorations! Children will be able to explore music, sound, rhythm, and various instruments in a fun and encouraging group setting. We will utilize movement, experiment with various instruments, sing tunes, and make music with instructors with vast experience in early childhood music education, including Kindermusik. This will encourage social skills and group interactions, develop aural and visual skills, and foster a love of music in children!