Instrument Exploration Workshop

Ages 9 to 12
Fee: $30

This workshop is a great opportunity for your child to explore each instrument and choose his/her favorite, whether entering band or orchestra in the fall or looking to have fun play-testing all the various instruments. Students will rotate between stations attended by CMC instructors who will demonstrate and instruct how to hold and play each of the instruments in the string, brass, woodwind and percussion categories. Space is limited so sign up now to reserve your spot!

  • Explore traditional band, orchestral and percussion instruments
  • Hear them played by professional musicians
  • Try every one
  • Discover your passion!
One 2-Hour Session Saturday, July 21, 10:00 am-12:00 pm Register Online by 6/14

Jazz Combo (with Nick DiMaria)

Ages 13 to 17
Fee: $160 per session

Want to have fun playing jazz with other musicians at your level? CMC Jazz Combo is a camp for the intermediate or more advanced student who is looking to further their playing experience by studying small group jazz. Jazz combos have been around since the early 1900’s, and each musical style that emerged over the 20th century has connections to this style of playing! With the guidance and expertise of our CMC jazz professional, Nick DiMaria, students will work on improvisation and song arranging while working as a team playing classic jazz standards and songs. There will be a performance on the last day.

 

2 Week-long Sessions (Each session will cover different material)

Session 1 Monday-Friday, June 25-29, 10:00 am-11:30 am Register Online by 6/18
Session 2 Monday-Friday, July 30-August 4, 10:00 am-11:30 am Register Online by 7/23

Flute Choir (with Mary Larson)

Mary Larson

Fee: $139

Calling all flutists! Take part in a unique and beautiful instrumental chamber music group under the direction of our own CMC professional flutist, Mary Larson – with flutes only! Hone your tone and technique, as well as your knowledge of flute repertoire while having fun playing with others! Players should have at least 2 years playing experience or recommendation from a band director or teacher. There will be a performance on the last day.

One Week-long Session Monday-Friday, June 25-29, 10:00 am-11:00 am Register Online by 6/18

Clarinet Ensemble (with Nyomi Pfeffer)

Fee: $139

Have fun playing in a small group while refining your technique and expanding your repertoire! Directed by CMC professional clarinetist Nyomi Pfeffer, ensembles are a great way to help maintain proficiency through the summer months. Players should have at least 2 years playing experience or recommendation from a band director or teacher. There will be a performance on the last day.

One Week-long Session Monday-Friday, July 9-13, 10:00 am-11:00 am Register Online by 7/2

String Ensemble (with Seth Uricheck)

Fee: $139

Have fun playing in a small group while refining your technique and expanding your repertoire! Directed by CMC professional violinist Seth Uricheck, ensembles are a great way to help maintain proficiency through the summer months. Players should have at least 2 years playing experience or recommendation from an orchestral director or teacher. There will be a performance on the last day.

One Week-long Session Monday-Friday, July 16-20, 10:00 am-11:00 am Register Online by 7/9

Musical Theatre Master Class (with Vic Johnson & Matt Johnson)

Vic Johnson

For Students entering 6th-9th grade
Fee: $225

Master your voice, build your repertoire and unlock your acting with Creative Music’s first ever musical theatre masterclass! Participants of this week-long program will have the opportunity to take center stage as they learn about and receive instruction on musical theatre pieces both classical and contemporary. Taught by Vic Johnson, professional music director and teacher at Creative Music, and Matthew Johnson, voice teacher and singer/actor/dancer seen in professional theatre companies around Connecticut, this masterclass is your way to delve into the world of vocal technique, audition technique, song interpretation, and more! There will be a performance on the last day.

 

One Week-long Session

 

Monday-Friday, August 13-17, 10:00 am-11:30 am

 

Register Online by 8/6


 Space is limited, so register early!

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