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.

Accordion for Kids |Kids learn to play their first song in this class led by a certified teacher. Ages 6-12. Sessions offered June 2-July 31; meets once a week. At Able to Play Music Studio. $58/session. spokaneparks.org

Piano for Children |Kids learn how to play using the Australian teaching method. Ages 7-12. Sessions run June 2-Aug. 3; meeting once weekly. At Able to Play Music Studio. $58/session. spokaneparks.org

WSU Horn Camp |Student musicians work with WSU faculty, focusing on group techniques, ensemble, private lessons, chamber music and more. Grades 7-12. June 25-30. $395-$600. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp

WSU Keyboard Explorations |Middle and high school students work with WSU faculty to study classical piano, jazz piano, improvisation and organ. Grades 7-12. June 25-30; commuter and resident options. $395-$550. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp

WSU Oboe Camp |Student musicians in oboe and English horn study with WSU faculty, focusing on group techniques, reed making, performance and more. Grades 7-12. June 25-30; commuter and resident options. $395-$600. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp

Piano Camp |Participants create music, deepen their musical understanding, learn collaborative skills, and more. Grades 3-12 who have completed at least one year of instruction. June 26-30, 8:30 am-3 pm. At Holy Names Music Center. $200. hnmc.org

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. July 2-7. $315-$485. libarts.wsu.edu/music/camp/csc (509-335-3961)

Sounds of Summer |Spokane Taiko director Aaron and friends return to the museum to share the many ways music enhances and guides our lives. Grades 2-5. July 10-14, 9 am-4 pm. $198-$220. northwestmuseum.org

Ukulele Lessons |Learn how to play this easily portable instrument in a beginner session. July 12-Aug. 8, meets Wed, noon-1 pm. (intermediate lessons July 14-Aug. 4, meets Fri, noon-1 pm.) At Everyone Makes Music Comstock Studio. $60. spokaneparks.org

Ukelele Ensemble |Learn new chords, styles, and techniques with this local ensemble group. Participants only need to know first position major, minor, and seventh chords and be able to strum a steady beat to join the ensemble. Ages 16+. July 13-Aug. 3, meets Thu, noon-1 pm. At Everyone Makes Music Comstock Studio. $60. spokaneparks.org

Singers' Performance Week |A week offering basic training in vocal technique, stage movement, performance etiquette, audition techniques, basic acting and more. For teens to adults. July 17-21, from, 1-7 pm. At Holy Names Music Center. $225-$250. hnmc.org (326-9516)

Alexander Technique Workshop |Learn this simple method to improve ease and freedom of movement while performing. Open to teens and adults. July 27-30, times vary. Call Holy Names Music Center for details. $550. hnmc.org (326-9516)

EWU Jazz Dialogue Camp |A camp for middle and high school instrumentalists: bass, drum set, piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone and saxophone players. July 30-Aug. 5. At EWU Cheney. $450-$600. ewu.edu/music

Girls Rock Lab |Form a band, write a song and play at a concert. This session teaches kids everything they need to know to be a rock star, from guitar and drums to singing and songwriting. Bands then perform the songs they create a concert at The Bartlett. Grades 3-8. Sessions offered Aug. 1-4 and Aug. 8-11, meets from 3-5 pm. Free. spark-central.org

Summer Wind Chamber Camp |Intermediate to advanced woodwind players rehearse and perform chamber music written for the five woodwind quintet instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn. All-ages. Dates TBA. At Holy Names Music Center. $250. hnmc.org (326-9516)

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