Art Elective Students will participate in group projects that require some individual work as well as group activity. Art majors may participate in elective projects or choose to concentrate on their major area of interest. Preference is given to currently enrolled art students.
Basic Acoustic Guitar No previous experience necessary (instrument provided by student). Limited enrollment.
Brass Ensemble Open to all brass musicians on their major instrument. This class will allow the student to experience performance in a small ensemble situation, including duets, trios, quartets, quintets. etc.  Campers will explore classical to modern music and will give an informal performance toward the end of the week.
Crafts Learn techniques for creating decorative and/or useful items, jewelry, and various art projects. Beginners and experienced crafters welcome.
Dance Introduction to dance movements. Students need to bring loose clothing in which to move freely and shoes with flexible soles. Limited enrollment.
Dance-Jazz Students will work on improving their strength, flexibility and jazz dance technique while learning a fun dance routine.
Ensemble Singing Like to harmonize? This small, unaccompanied, vocal ensemble will sing a variety of tunes from pop songs to Elizabethan rounds.
Intermediate Guitar Students who already have basic guitar skills looking to add to their skill with more advanced techniques and songs.
Introduction to Jazz Improvisation Open to all students wishing to learn how to improvise. Instruction will include chordal structure and scale usage. All players must be able to read basic music notation. Students will learn jazz history and listen to recordings of the jazz greats.
Jazz Ensemble Open to musicians who play a jazz appropriate instrument, or one that can be integrated (examples:  alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, trumpet, trombone, drumset, bass guitar, guitar, keyboard.  also possible:  flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone bass clef, tuba).  Musicians will play a variety of jazz charts and learn about improvisation for solos on their instrument.  Campers will give an informal performance toward the end of the week.
Learn Another Band Instrument Open to all musicians wishing to learn another band instrument.  STUDENT MUST PROVIDE THE INSTRUMENT and materials necessary to play it.  CAMPERS MUST LIST THE INSTRUMENT THEY WISH TO LEARN on the application.  Students will receive individualized and small group instruction on the handling and playing of the instrument they wish to learn.  If a different clef for music reading is required, that will also be taught.  Campers have the option of giving an informal performance toward the end of the week.
Photography Students explore photographic art techniques utilizing a variety of techniques such as pinhole, photogram and digital.
Play Writing / Creative Writing “Workshopping” an original piece…an on-your-feet, write-it-and-try-it class.
Theater Improvisation Improvisational games and activities.
Ukulele Open to all levels of ukulele players, beginners through advanced.  Students must bring their own uke: soprano, concert, or tenor sized (not baritone). Instruction will be provided in chords, rhythm patterns, strumming and picking techniques, melody playing, and reading tablature.
Woodwind Ensemble Open to all woodwind musicians on their major instrument.  This class will allow the student to experience performance in a small ensemble situation, including duets, trios, quartets, quintets, etc. Campers will explore classical to modern music and will give an informal performance toward the end of the week.
World Music Drumming Learn to play drums and rhythm instruments from Ghana and the Caribbean while experiencing the rhythms and ensemble playing common to those countries. No drumming experience is necessary.  Open to all campers!

 

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