Summer Camps

2019 Summer Camps

 

Beginner Guitar

July 2-5, 9:00 - 12:00

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Ages 8-12

Learn everything you need to start playing the guitar! Students in this class will learn the basic chords needed to play many popular songs. They will be introduced to all the foundational knowledge needed to start playing the guitar including the parts of the guitar, how to tune it, scale patterns, notation, and basic strumming patterns. Students can learn on either acoustic or electric guitars. Participants should bring their own guitar to camp. Acoustic guitars are available for purchase at SAM. Register here.

Combine with Junior Rockband for a full day program

$150

 

Junior Rockband 

July 2-5, 12:30 - 3:30

Ages 8-12

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Experience the exciting and creative process of selecting music, creating arrangements, performing, recording and becoming a band. Musicians (including vocalists) will learn the subtleties of working with an ensemble and have fun jamming with other musicians. A minimum of 2 years experience on their instrument is recommended, but all levels and abilities are welcome. Participants will receive personalized instruction and find their place in the band. Repertoire will be selected based on student interest and won’t necessarily be strictly rock. The group will explore their musical style and preference to work towards a performance at the end of the week. Guitarists and bassists should bring their own instrument to camp. Drummers, singers, guitar players, and keyboardists are welcome! Register here. 

Combine with Beginner Guitar for a full day program

$155

 

Beginner Ukulele

July 8 - 12, 9:00 - 12:00

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Ages 7-10

Learn the basics of ukulele in a fun group ensemble! Beginners will learn basic strumming and picking techniques and will build their repertoire of simple songs. It is strongly recommended that students bring their own ukulele to camp. Ukuleles are available for purchase at SAM. Register here.

Combine with Beginner Piano for a full day program

 $165

 

Beginner Piano

July 8 - 12, 12:30 - 3:30

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly 

Ages 7-10 

Get a head start on piano lessons for September or just have fun exploring something new! Total beginners to students with one-year of experience will enjoy learning the piano in a fun group environment. Students will practice note and rhythm reading through fun games and challenges as well as gain hands-on experience at the keyboard. Students will work independently and as a group. Register here.

 Combine with Beginner Ukulele for a full day program 

$165

 

Singing for Young Musicians

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 - 12:00

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 5-7 

Students will gain comfort with their voices through singing and listening games. Students will develop their sense of pitch and tone through vocal exercises and fun, simple repertoire. Students will also have fun developing their sense of pitch, beat, and rhythm through songs, rhymes, movement, singing games and exploration of simple instruments as well as build their understanding of musical expression by listening and responding to a variety of musical repertoire. Register here. 

Combine with Beginner Piano for full day program

$165

 

Beginner Piano

July 29 - August 2, 12:30 - 3:30

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 5-7

Get a head start on piano lessons for September or just have fun exploring something new! Total beginners to students with one-year of experience will enjoy learning the piano in a fun group environment. Students will practice note and rhythm reading through fun games and challenges as well as gain hands-on experience at the keyboard. Students will work as a group and as collaboratively. Register here.

Combine with Singing for Young Musicians for full day program

$165

 

Beginner Violin

 August 19 - 23,  9:00 - 12:00 

Ages 8-12

Learn the basics of violin in a motivating group ensemble! This class is an introduction to the violin and does not require any previous experience. Students need to provide their own violin. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an instrument. We are happy to refer you to a rental program. Register here.

Combine with Sing Together for full day program

 $165

 

Sing Together

August 19 - 23, 12:30 - 3:30 

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Ages 8-12

Come and sing with us! Students will spend the week working together as a vocal ensemble, learning the basics of vocal technique and performance etiquette. Students will build musicianship through practicing rounds, partner songs and simple harmonies. This ensemble will learn a variety of repertoire from pop songs to traditional favourites to be performed at the end of the week. Register here.

Combine with Beginner Violin for full day program

$165

 

Composition and Music Production

August 26 - August 30, 9:00 - 12:00 

Instructor: Max Konyi

Ages 9-14

 Make the music you love! Participants will begin using music production software to become familiar with a basic approach to creating electronic music. Participants will use loops and samples to create their own music while gaining an understanding of how to refine their sound. Students will discuss and explore for to give structure to their compositions. Students are required to have a laptop with Garageband or another similar software and a pair of quality headphones. Please contact a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an appropriate laptop or software. Register here.

Combine with Rock Band for full day program 

$165

 

Rock Band

August 26 - August 30, 12:30 - 3:30

Instructor: Max Konyi

Ages  9-14 

Experience the exciting and creative process of selecting music, creating arrangements, performing, recording and becoming a band. Musicians (including vocalists) will learn the subtleties of working with an ensemble and have fun jamming with other musicians. A minimum of 2 years experience on their instrument is recommended, but all levels and abilities are welcome. Participants will receive personalized instruction and find their place in the band. Repertoire will be selected based on student interest and won’t necessarily be strictly rock. The group will explore their musical style and preference to work towards a performance at the end of the week. Guitarists and bassists should bring their own instrument to camp. Drummers, singers, guitar players, and keyboardists are welcome! Register here.

Combine with Intro to Composition and Music Production for full day program

$170


BOB 1 Week Musical Theatre Camp FULL

July 22nd - 26th , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Performances: 7:30 pm, July 26th and 27th

Ages 6 - 12

$290 

In one week, students in the camp will learn singing, acting, and dancing skills through games and exercises. At the end of the week, the class will perform a mini musical at the Eagle Eye Theatre! Add name to waitlist here.


BOB 3 Week Musical Theatre Intensive  FULL

July 8th - 26th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Performances: 7:30 pm, July 26th and 27th

Ages 7-18

$580 - Early Bird Rate Before March 15th

$630- Full Rate, After March 15

This three week intensive camp develops skills singing, acting, and dancing through classes taught by professional instructors. This intensive program builds an incredible amount of skills and confidence in only three weeks and culminates in a full scale musical production at the Eagle Eye Theatre. Students will also work on scenes, monologues, improvisation, choreography and vocal technique in small group classes. Add name to waitlist here.