Summer Camps

Please note registrations for 2021 are closed. See you in 2022!

Summer Camps in Florida

Offered for school-aged children of all ability levels, the camps provide an opportunity for children of all musical abilities to come together and grow as musicians and as citizens. The programming is innovative, teachers are experienced educators who are experts in their field, the location is near one of America’s “best beaches”, and the repertoire diverse. Each camp will offer students opportunities to perform, as soloists and as a group.

Special Announcement!

CYRIL LEEPER

CYRIL LEEPER, P.P.O.I.P., A.B.A.R., P.I.N.Y. will be teaching at our camps this summer! For more information about this internationally renowned violinist and painter, please see www.cyrilleeper.com.

CAROLYN WONG-STARK

Carolyn Wong-Stark will be returning! Carolyn comes with over 20 years experience as a music educator in elementary education. She brings this teaching experience to her work with children in music pedagogy, piano, choir, musical theater and handbells. She has accompanied community choral and instrumental ensembles and is currently the piano accompanist at a local church in Dunedin. She has served as an adjudicator for Florida Junior Thespians in the districts of Pinellas and Pasco. Carolyn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree ( Child psychology) from Carleton University and was awarded an Associate Diploma (A.R.C.T) in piano performance from the Royal Conservator of Music, University of Toronto, Canada. She is excited for the opportunity to work with school- aged children in a summer camp environment!

Beginner Violin Camp

Is your child interested in learning to play violin?
Then this is the camp you have been looking for!

Open to children ages 5-14, the camp offers daily small-group lessons and a final group performance. Students are responsible for supplying their own instruments and snacks.
Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 1:00 – 4:00 PM, June 7-11, 2021
Cost: $125 (Note – there is an early bird discount (20% off) for registrations completed prior to March 1st).
Location: 1189 NE Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL.

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Beginner Violin Camp
Intermediate Violin Camp

Intermediate Violin Camp

Has your child learned the basics of violin performance and some note-reading skills? Is she/he looking to learn some cool new solo pieces? Hoping to make some new friends and play some music in different settings?
This camp promises to be the perfect fit!

Dates: Monday – Friday, June 7-11, 2021
Times: 8 AM – Noon
Cost: $125 (Note – there is an early bird discount (20% off) for registrations completed prior to March 1st).
Location: 1189 NE Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL. 33755

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Advanced Violin Camp

This camp offers students who have a repertoire of at least 5-10 pieces and comfortable sight-reading skills the opportunity to learn even more songs in a variety of genres. Plus, students will learn to “jam” and to “gig”. The learning is fast-paced and there are multiple opportunities for performing as both soloists and as within a group.
Dates: Monday – Friday, June 7-11, 2021
Times: 8 AM – Noon classes, Afternoon and Evening performances TBD
Cost: $200 (Note – there is an early bird discount (20% off) for registrations completed prior to March 1st).
Location: 1189 NE Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL. 33755 

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Advanced Violin Camp
Electric Violin Camp

Electric Violin Camp – all ages and all abilities.

Let’s crank up the volume and test drive our new electric instruments! As long as you can play some basic tunes with decent tone, you are welcome to come learn more!

Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 8 AM – Noon classes, Afternoon and Evening performances TBD
Cost: $TBD (Note – there is an early bird discount for registrations completed prior to March 1st).
Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

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TEACHER CAMP – Learning to Teach Beginner Violin

Feeling adventurous? This camp is for people with some music background but no violin experience. Come learn basic violin performance techniques and pedagogy as well as basic instrument repairs.

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TEACHER CAMP
Violin Ministry Camp

Violin Ministry Camp

Want tojoin the church group but need some help fitting in? This camp will review contemporary Christian music literature i.e. Jesse Manibusan, Sarah Hart, Jeremy Camp, etc. and teach participants how to read charts, chords, and to create a simple improv.
One of the best ways to bring joy to others is through faith-based music ministry. To this end, repertoire will be made available for violinists of all abilities to join in their parish ministries. Special requests will be considered.
Dates: Monday – Friday
Times: 8 AM – Noon
Cost: $175 (Note – there is an early bird discount of $50 for registrations completed prior to March 1st).
Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

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