Music Camps

Summer Camps Guide 2019

click to enlarge Get tips on starting your own band at Spark Central's Girls Rock Lab in August.
Get tips on starting your own band at Spark Central's Girls Rock Lab in August.

Sing From the Heart Camp
Students can hone their skills and confidence as solo performers, regardless of skill or experience. Ages 6-18. June 17-27, Mon-Thu from 1-2 pm (ages 6-11) and 2-3 pm (ages 12-18). At The Place on Park, 2406 S. Park Dr. $145. spokanerec.org

WSU Horn Camp
Musicians work with WSU faculty to improve skill and technique, focusing on group techniques, horn ensemble, private lessons, chamber music and more. Grades 7-12. June 23-28. Resident/commuter options.. $395-$600 (scholarships available). libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp

WSU Keyboard Explorations
For the 30th consecutive year, middle and high school students work with WSU faculty to study classical piano, jazz piano, improvisation and organ. Grades 7-12. June 23-28. Commuter/resident options. At WSU Pullman. $425-$575. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp 335-3898

WSU Oboe Camp
Student musicians study with WSU faculty, focusing on improve musical skills through group techniques, reed making, performance and more. Grades 7-12. June 23-28. Resident/commuter options. At WSU Pullman. $395-$600 (scholarships available). libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp

Festival Summer Youth Music Camp
Dr. Jason Moody and professional musicians lead four days of music instruction in Sandpoint. Classes include symphony orchestra, choir, chamber music, jazz band, classical guitar, ukulele, flute ensemble, master classes and more. For musicians of all abilities. Ages 8-18. June 24-27. Sandpoint High School. $175. festivalatsandpoint.com

Cougar String Camp
A chamber music/orchestra camp for intermediate to advanced string players, offering instruction in chamber music, jazz improvisation, music theory and history, conducting and more. Grades 8-12. June 30-July 5. Resident/commuter options available. $320-$490. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp/csc

Piano Camp
Five days of total immersion in the piano covering a variety of styles, the basics of rhythm, reading music and accompaniment skills. Ages 8-14. Offered July 8-12 and Aug. 12-16 from 9 am-noon. At Bartell Music Academy, 418 E. Pacific. $200. spokanerec.org

Alexander Technique Workshop
Learn this simple method to improve ease and freedom of movement while performing. Ages 15+. July 10-21, times vary. At Holy Names Music Center. Cost TBA. hnmc.org 326-9516

Bucket Drumming Camp
Bucket drumming is a fun way to learn upbeat drumming, including stand drum notation, sticking technique and how to produce unique sounds on a bucket. Ages 8-14. Offered July 15-19 and Aug. 5-9 from 1-2 pm. At Bartell Music Academy, 418 E. Pacific Ave. $90. spokanerec.org

Drum Camp
Students learn the rhythmic patterns that form the backbone of drumming during five days of total drum immersion. Ages 8-14. Offered July 15-19 and Aug. 5-9 from 9 am-noon. At Bartell Music Academy, 418 E. Pacific Ave. $200. spokanerec.org

Singers' Performance Week
An intensive course for vocalists. Ages 15+. July 22-26 from 1-7 pm. At Holy Names Music Center. Cost TBA. hnmc.org

Girls Rock Lab: Session 1
Join a band, write your own music, and play in a concert. Girls Rock Lab provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. Open to girl-identified kids of any background. Grades 3-8. Aug. 6-9 from 9 am-noon; concert Aug. 17 (TBA). At the Downtown Spokane Library. Free; registration required. spark-central.org


Lake City Comicon @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds

Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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