Summer Music Camps

“Grow Through Music” Summer Camp

July 11 – 29, 2022

Monday – Friday | 8am – 12pm daily | (Grades K-6)

Our “Grow Through Music” camp offers a fun introduction to a variety of instruments for beginning students, and a way to reconnect with friends and instructors for returning students. Campers will learn in a supportive small group environment with a chance to perform during our end of camp presentation.

  • Classes include: Piano, Wind Instrument, African Drumming, Music Production and Songwriting
  • Teaching Artists: Jack Breen, William Duncan, Taylor Hamilton, Ghana Mbaye, McKinley West

Tuition: $450 (Tuition includes breakfast and lunch) | Tuition Assistance available.

For questions contact info@walkerwest.org

Summer Jazz Intensive

August 1 – 5, 2022

Monday – Friday | 10am – 4pm daily | (Grades 6-12)

The Summer Jazz Intensive program is a one week comprehensive experience for beginner to advanced youth musicians to hone their performing skills, take applied classes and interact with world-class jazz faculty at Walker|West.

  • Classes include: Ensemble, Private / Group Instrumental Lessons, Theory, Improvisation, Master Classes
  • Teaching Artists: Ernest Bisong, Jack Breen, Kavyesh Kaviraj, Charlie Lincoln, Solomon Parham, Kevin Washington
  • Instruments: Piano, Drum Set, Sax, Trumpet, Violin, Trombone, Flute, Upright or Electric Bass, Electric Guitar

Tuition $525 (Tuition includes lunch) | Tuition Assistance available.

For questions contact info@walkerwest.org

Summer Jazz Violin Workshop

August 8 – 12, 2022

Monday – Friday | 9am – 12pm daily | (Grades 5-12)

5-Day Intensive
(For intermediate violin students, Grades 5-12)

This 5-day workshop is for violin (only) students looking to branch out from traditional classical violin or who desire to take their improvisation to the next level.

Prerequisites:

  • Instrument (Violin, bow, and other necessary accessories)
  • Scales; C Major, G Major, D Major, A Major, F Major, Bb Major through 2 octaves and A Minor, E Minor, B Minor, D Minor, and G Minor through 1 octave
  • Suzuki Books IV & V

Topics covered include: Ear Training/Critical Listening to identify elements in a performance, Scales within a scale (Modes); I Don’t Play Lousy Music Any Longer, Harmony, harmonic function and chord qualities, and more!

Tuition $345 | Tuition Assistance available.