Teens


Singer/Songwriter
No previous music experience required.

Ages: 11 and up
Dates & Time: June 5 – 9 (Monday through Friday)
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Final Presentation: June 9, 3:00 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street 
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Fee: Non-member/$95, member/$85 
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street
Instructors: Megan Casas, Joseph Woerner 

Focusing on piano, guitar, and voice, students will compose songs and share them with the group. The workshop will cover basic pop song form, chord progressions, and performance experience. Students in this class will create, perform, and receive feedback on their work in an intimate and supportive environment.

Kids Rock
Basic knowledge of playing instrument is required.

Ages: 12-15
Dates & Time: June 12 – 16 (Monday through Friday)
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Final Performance: June 16, 3:00 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street  
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Fee: Non-member/$95, member/$85
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street
Instructor: Megan Casas, Joseph Woerner and Eduardo Yanez

This class is for students that love rock music and play guitar, bass, keyboards, drum kit or sing! Kids Rock gives children the opportunity to play music in a group-based environment, develop rehearsal and improvisational skills and gain experience playing an instrument. We require that students entering this class have previously learned at least a few rock songs on their respective instruments in order to be familiar with the characteristics of the rock genre. Drum kit and keyboard/piano provided. Students playing electric guitar or bass must bring their own instruments. Other instruments than those listed above are welcome. Please call the office for details. 

Electric Bass and Guitar Workshop
Basic knowledge of playing instrument is required.

Ages: 11 and up
Dates & Time: June 19 – 23 (Monday through Friday)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Final Demonstration: June 23, 11:30 a.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Fee: Non-member/$75, member/$65
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street
Instructor: Joseph Woerner and Eduardo Yanez 

Guitar and Bass Workshop will teach students to play and interpret different styles of rock, blues, and jazz and  improvise over songs. Participants will learn how scales and keys relate to music composition and improvisation. Students require at least six months experience and a basic understanding of their instrument, as this camp will explore music theory as well. Students must bring electric guitar or bass and amp.   

Garage Band: Sound Mixing
No previous music experience necessary.

Ages: 9 and up 
Dates & Time: June 19 – 23 (Monday through Friday)
10:00 – 11:45 a.m. 
Maximum Enrollment: 14
Fee: Non-member/$85, member/$75 
Location: Fine Arts Building, Mac Lab, Room 112, 649 Chestnut Street 
Instructor: Diyombu Muyumba and Megan Casas 

This course will introduce students to the techniques and procedures of creating digital music with various audio techniques. Students will use Pro Tools and Garage Band to learn the recording process using MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) technology. Each day’s lesson will focus on a different aspect of the process. Students will discover how to mix and edit on audio workstations. They will participate in session recording classes, laying down tracks, receiving a CD with their completed work at the end of the class.  

Bucket Drumming
No previous music experience required. 

Ages: 8 and up 
Dates & Time: June 19 – 23 (Monday through Friday) 
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. 
Final Demonstration: June 23, 3:00 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street  
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Fee: Non-member/$75, member/$65
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street  
Instructors: Megan Casas and Eduardo Yanez 

This class will introduce students to patterns and songs using buckets and drum sticks to play. In a group environment, students will learn the basic sounds that bucket drumming has to offer and apply them to music, rhythm games, and other music-making activities. 

Drum Kit Workshop

Students must have at least six months of drum kit experience.

Ages: 10 and up 
Dates & Time: July 5 – 7  (Wednesday through Friday)
2:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Final Demonstration: July 7, 4:00 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street 
Maximum Enrollment: 3
Fee: Non-member/$85, member/$75 
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 409, 649 Chestnut Street 
Instructor: Megan Casas 

Designed for students with some prior drum kit experience, this class will cover different drumming styles and beats. The small number of students (3) allotted for class will allow for one-on-one instruction and individualized lessons based on each student’s knowledge and experience.