A Musical Experience They'll Remember!

A Fun Musical Experience They’ll Remember!

For your pre-teens ages 10 to 12, if it’s fun they’ll remember it!  And this can help lay a foundation for a lifetime of musical enjoyment.  Come this summer for an energizing and educational experience, where they will actively learn music from dedicated music professionals, build their confidence to sing in harmony with their friends and have a heap of fun in the process.

REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR 2017

 

What’s Included:

  1. Morning Stretching and Breathing:  When it comes to singing, our bodies are our instruments so we’ll start each day with yoga style stretching, mindful movement, breathing and toning (kirtan style) as prepartion for the day’s activites.
  2. Body Percussion: This physical and engaging activity teaches your children simple and complex rhythms using cool drumming patterns with their hands and feet.  Sure to cause lots of laughter!  Check out these links to body percussion FUN!

    Hand Clap Skit, High School Talent Show

    We Can Work It OutUVic Beatles Bodydub

    Just Clap Your Hands, STOMP

  3. Music Reading & Ear Training:  No previous experience necessary.  Our relaxed approach will give your children a better understanding of music notation, by showing them how to read and sing the notes on the page using the solfege system (do, re, mi…) and the number system (1,2,3…) interchangeably.  Both systems incorporate relevant theory and are are used in post secondary music education for all instruments.  Safe and supported improv activities will be used to deepen listening skills, gain independence and build confidence.
  4. Singing, Singing, Singing:  There will be singing throughout the day from fun and silly spur of the moment songs taught by ear to dedicated written ensemble arrangements sung in 4 part harmony.  Your children will enjoy songs from the 1600’s – today (rock, jazz, blues, folk, pop, rap, classical, multi-cultural/world)
  5. Vocal Technique:  Children will gain a better understanding of just how many ways they can use their singing voice to express themselves!  What the human voice is cabaple of doing is nothing short of AMAZING!  And contrary to what a lot of westerners think, YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE BORN WITH IT.

    Sandi Melody is a university educated vocal performance expert who has been coaching professional vocalists for 23 years.  Like any skill, becoming a great vocalist is a trainable art.  Just as good actor can play many different characters, and a painter can blend colors to create new ones, a singer can learn to mix and manipulate their sound and develop skill to sing any style of music.  From rock to pop to classical, your children will discover just how many different authentic sounds they can make to express what’s in their soul!   Contemporary and classical vocal techniques will be incorporated into every song we sing.  Campers will learn to develop healthy vocal habits to produce genre specific sounds.  As they experience expressing different styles of music with the appropriate technique they will also be learning to distinguish the difference between appropriate and inappropriate sound production quality, and to protect the longevity of their voice.  

  6. Outdoor activities:  The beautiful Cleveland Park is across the street where we can all have lunch (weather permitting), have a good walk/hike, play games or just chill.
  7. A Mini Concert: There will be a mini-concert Friday afternoon to which family is invited.

Where and When…

WEEK 1:   July 10 to 14, 2017 | 8:30am to 3:30pm

WEEK 2:  August 21 to 25, 2017 | 8:30am – 3:30pm

Canyon Heights Church
4840 Capilano Road, North Vancouver.  Click here for Google Map

What you need to Bring Every Day…

  • water bottle
  • 1-inch 3-ring binder
  • comfortable walking shoes
  • a lunch. (There is a pizza restaurant, a sushi restaurant and a convenience store across the street, and The Grind Coffee House in the Canyon Heights Church sells soup & sandwiches) 
  • wear clothing that you can move freely in (yoga style stretching)

For more information…

(778) 788-9347  |  info@harmonyhousemusicschool.com

 

 

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Enrolment is limited.

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

 

$350 inclusive

$280 Early Bird Special

when you register before
January 31st, 2018

NO REFUNDS once purchased, but transfer to a friend or family member is acceptable.

Minimum enrolment is required to run each camp.  If not met, participants will be moved to an alternate date or refunded their full registration fee.

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