2020 Summer Programming

We Offer Summer Camps & Classes in Addition to our Usual Private Lessons

From Toot to Flute

Adults
Tuesdays, June 23rd to July 30th, 7- 8pm
$120 + registration fee + $25 flute rental fee
Instructor: Sibylle Marquardt

Piano Performance & Collaboration Intensive

Adults
Pre-Requisite: RCM Level 6
July 13th – 17th, 9:30am – 3pm
$450.00 + registration fee
Registration Deadline: June 15th
Instructor: Megan Thibeault
(Piano Department Head)

Adult Violin Beginner Group

Adults
Thursdays
Session 1: June 18 to July 16
Session 2: August 4 to September 3
8:00 - 9:00pm
$130 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Violin 101 Group Class Series - Improving the Basics

Adults
Thursdays
Session 1: June 18 to July 16
Session 2: August 4 to September 3
7:00 - 8:00pm
$30 drop-in rate | $130 for full class series
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Intro to Clarinet and Flute

Ages 6-9
Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 23 to July 30 6-7pm
$240 + registration fee
Instrument rental fee: $35
Instructors: Patty Shaw (clarineo)
& Sibylle Marquardt (flute)

Children & Youth Summer Music Camps

Suzuki Strings: Pre-Twinkle - Start the Suzuki Journey

3 - 5 year olds
Thursdays, August 6 to August 27
11:00 - 11:45am
$100 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Trombone & Low Brass Summer Intensive!

Ages 13 to 18
August 10-14 2020, 9am to 12pm daily
$175 + registration fee
Instructor: Shauna DeGruchy

Children's String Camp

6-12 year olds
with 2 years experience
July 13-17th, 9-4pm
$250 + registration
Instructors: Susannë Brown and Andre Pretzel

Suzuki String Group Lessons

3 - 5 year olds
Thursdays, August 6 to August 27
Book 1: 12:00pm
Book 2: 12:45pm
Book 3 & 4: 1:30pm
$100 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

From Toot to Flute

From Toot to Flute is a class for adults that would like to explore the flute from scratch and learn to play in a supportive and fun environment.

Adults
Tuesdays, June 23rd to July 30th, 7- 8pm
$120 + registration fee + $25 flute rental fee
Instructor: Sibylle Marquardt

Piano Performance & Collaboration Intensive

This program invites advanced piano students for a week of intensive music training among a community of like-minded peers. The program will afford each participant with performance opportunities, masterclass sessions, private coachings, and lecture-style learning opportunities. Additionally, each participant will be asked to prepare a piece for collaborative performance with a student from another summer program. The week will culminate in a final student performance featuring the music prepared during the course of the program.

Adults
Pre-Requisite: RCM Level 6
July 13th – 17th
9:30am – 3pm
$450.00 + registration fee
Registration Deadline: June 15th
Instructor: Megan Thibeault (Piano Department Head)

Adult Violin Beginner Group

Always wanted to learn how to play the violin? This is your opportunity! In a group setting, you will learn the foundations of the violin playing, and this short-term class is the perfect way to get acquainted with string playing. No previous experience required! 

Adults
Thursdays
Session 1: June 18 to July 16
Session 2: August 4 to September 3
8:00 – 9:00pm
$130 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Violin 101 Group Class Series - Improving the Basics

Unlock the mysteries of the violin, and polish your playing technique! Topics will include bow grip, tone production, key strokes, left hand technique, shifting, intonation, and vibrato.

Each day a different subject to work on, and catered to the level of the class participants. Drop-in for one class or register for the full series! Adults Thursdays Session 1: June 18 to July 16 Seesion 2: August 4 to September 3 7:00 – 8:00pm $30 drop-in rate | $130 for full class series Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Adults
Thursdays
Session 1: June 18 to July 16
Session 2: August 4 to September 3
7:00 – 8:00pm
$30 drop-in rate | $130 for full class series
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Intro to Clarinet and Flute

In this fun-filled class, your child will learn the basics of playing FLUTE and CLARINEO. Clarineo, a mini-clarinet, and the specially designed small flute are perfect for young
children, and changing to clarinet and flute when they’re bigger is easy! In this program, your child will learn in an environment that shapes their imagination, develops their
creativity, and teaches them how to cooperate with others to make wonderful music. At the final class we will perform for family and friends.

Ages 6-9
Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 23 to July 30
6-7pm
$240 + registration fee
Instrument rental: clarineos and flutes are available for rental from Patty and Sibylle.
Instrument rental fee: $35
Instructors: Patty Shaw (clarineo) & Sibylle Marquardt (flute)

Trombone & Low Brass Summer Intensive!

Introducing the Trombone & Low Brass Summer Intensive! This program is designed for middle school and high school musicians to keep up and improve instrument technique and ensemble skills during the summer. This five-day program features one-on-one lessons, duos and trios and ensemble playing, culminating in a final performance.

Ages 13 to 18
August 10-14 2020
9am to 12pm daily
$175 + registration fee
Instructor: Shauna DeGruchy

Children's String Camp

For young string players, up to age 12, with at least two years experience playing violin, viola, or cello. Playing music together is a wonderful opportunity for creativity, fun and friendship. Every day will include chamber music, technique and repertoire classes, rhythm and movement classes, arts and crafts and outdoor recreation. Weekly highlights include solo concerts, fiddling, improvisation and a masterclass. The camp will wrap up with a performance for family and friends!

Ages 6-12
July 13-17th, 9-4pm. drop off at 8:30 possible
$250 plus registration
Instructors: Susannë Brown and Andre Pretzel

Suzuki String Group Lessons

Let’s keep up playing during Summer! Suzuki group lessons for students from Book 1 to Book 4. Let’s review and grow! Using the Suzuki method, we will bring groups of students together for this short-term, 45-minute weekly class.

3 – 5 year olds
Thursdays, August 6 to August 27
Book 1: 12:00pm
Book 2: 12:45pm
Book 3 & 4: 1:30pm
$100 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel

Suzuki Strings: Pre-Twinkle - Start the Suzuki Journey

Interested in starting the Suzuki journey? Enroll your child in this entry-level string program, using the proven Suzuki method. Pre-Twinkle activities include Listening, Imitation, Focus, Coordination and Pre-Instrument.

3 – 5 year olds
Thursdays, August 6 to August 27
11:00 – 11:45am
$100 + registration fee
Instructor: Andre Pretzel