Community Music Center
Two location serving the Bay Area:
Mission District Branch (MDB) and Richmond District Branch (RDB)
MBD: 544 Capp Street and RDB: 741 30th Ave., San Francisco
MDB: (415) 647-6015 and RDB: (415) 221-4515
Contact person: Anne C. Mitchell
Summer Music Camps at Community Music Center
Tuition assistance available.
Two locations in San Francisco
Community Music Center offers five music camps full of fun, friendship, and musical discovery. Campers gain musical skills and explore the joys of music under the coaching of some of the best music teachers in the Bay! Kids try out and learn diverse musical styles, such as Afro-Caribbean, Latin, classical, pop, and more! Activities include drums, guitar, singing, musical games, movement, large and small ensemble work, individual coaching, and learning fun musical history lessons.
Camps accommodate a range of experience levels, including no experience necessary! Each camp is a week-long running from late June through July and located in the Mission and Richmond Districts of San Francisco. Young campers can also take private lessons on an instrument and group classes to add to their musical exploration, such as Afro-Caribbean Percussion for Kids and Group Guitar for Kids. For children under 8-years-old, CMC offers an introduction to music class called Music for Children.
Tuition assistance is available for all camps, lessons, and programs.
June 11 – 15, 2018; 9am – 3pm
Make great music and new friends at Community Music Center this summer! Play in both small and large groups and explore many different styles, including Latin, jazz, classical, blues, rock and more!
MUSICAL DISCOVERY CAMP
June 18 – 22, 2018; 9am – 3pm
Introduces kids to the world of musical sounds and the joys of making music together. Previous experience singing or playing an instrument is welcome but not required. Musical styles include Afro-Caribbean, Mexican, and African-American traditions. Explore singing, guitar, and percussion!
CHAMBER MUSIC CAMP
June 25 – 29, 2018; 9am – 12pm
Campers play in supportive small ensembles with their peers, coached daily by CMC faculty. Students may also participate in master classes, large ensembles by instrument, and daily independent chamber music rehearsals.
CONCERT BAND CAMP at the Richmond District Branch!
July 9 – 13, 2018; from 9am-12pm
Kids learn how to play great music for concert band! Together they explore rhythm, dynamics, blending, phrasing, and other foundations of playing beautiful music and play together as an ensemble.
STRING QUARTET CAMP with the Amaranth Quartet at the Richmond District Branch!
July 23 – 27, 2018; 9am – 12pm
Dive into the exciting world of the string quartet! Campers enjoy group activities, workshops about essentials of great quartet playing, master classes, and independent chamber music rehearsals. Coached by CMC faculty and members of the Amaranth Quartet.
For more information and to register: http://sfcmc.org/youth/summer-music-camps/
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