Keyboard Discoveries summer camp is a residential music camp designed for the young piano student who has completed grades five, six, seven, or eight. Students who have completed grade four may enroll as day campers. The camp welcomes varying levels of study. However, all students should have completed at least two years of piano study.
Pianists will have an exciting and varied musical experience.
Classes will include:
- private lessons and performance classes
- music theory and improvisation
- music appreciation and literature
- keyboard skills
- ensemble playing
- all-camp choir
- supervised practice time
- guitar class (instruments provided)
- organ and harpsichord
- Interested students may request private lessons in Guitar and Violin (extra fee required)
There will supervised free time and organized group activities providing ample opportunity for fun, excitement and making new friends. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in swimming, a talent show, movie-night, visiting the campus student center, and attending recitals.
Students should bring four or five pieces from the classical/standard teaching literature currently being studied for use in lessons and performance. At least one work should be memorized.
Students will take a short placement test for theory and keyboard ensemble upon arrival at camp.
Participants and counselors/staff will be housed in one of the secure dormitories on the college campus. There will be close supervision by the faculty and staff thoughout the week. All meals will taken in the dining facility at PC.