Westminster Summer Programs & Camps 2014

Each summer middle and high school students from across the nation come to Westminster for an extraordinary learning experience. Working with Westminster’s renowned artist faculty, they strengthen their passion for music, develop their technique and expand their creativity in an atmosphere of artistic and intellectual discovery. Our programs offer residential and non-residential options.

Phone: 609-924-7416
E-mail: woce@rider.edu

High School Programs & Camps

Name Date Description
Composition
Composition Week June 29 - July 4, 2014 Composition Week provides aspiring young composers with concentrated study in the fundamentals of composition. Through individualized attention, students of all levels of proficiency, from beginner to advanced, work with Westminster faculty members.
Choral
Vocal InstituteJuly 6 - July 19, 2014Under the direction of choral conductor and clinician, Amanda Quist, the acclaimed two-week Vocal Institute annually draws students from across the country and around the world.
Music Theatre
Music Theatre Workshop July 20 - August 3, 2014 This summer, study with Director Luis Villabon and guest artist Adam Jacobs, currently starring on Broadway as Aladdin.
Music Theory - ONLINE!
Pre-College Music Theory Online

July 15 - August 8, 2014

Designed for future music majors, this program will teach fundamental aural and written music theory content and skills.
Piano and Organ
Solo Pianist Week June 22 - June 27, 2014 This workshop offers the serious young pianist an enhancing and stimulating musical experience, as well as exposure to the artistic and practical aspects of solo performance.
Organ Institute July 6 - July 19, 2014 This program offers young organists a unique opportunity combining rigorous organ study with an engaging choral experience.
Piano Camp July 20 - July 25, 2014 Now in its 31st year, Piano Camp is a unique and exciting musical experience for high school students. Led by Professor Ingrid Clarfield, pianists are inspired by an outstanding faculty as they explore the joy of learning and performing solo and ensemble repertoire. In group classes, they address such topics as: performance anxiety, technique, music history, careers in music, and preparing for college auditions. The week culminates with a recital in Bristol Chapel on Westminster's campus.
Voice
Solo Vocal Artist
June 22 - July 5, 2014
This program offers the opportunity for the dedicated young classical singer to explore the many facets of developing the singer’s art. The young singers study voice in daily private lessons (five lessons in Week One and four in Week Two) taught by Westminster artist faculty members.

 

Middle School Camps
(residential and commuter options available for Middle School Camps) 

Name Date Description
Choral
Vocal Institute July 13 - July 19, 2014 Modeled after the highly acclaimed High School Vocal Institute, the middle school program introduces students to the fundamentals of music through classes in basic theory and music reading, plus electives in conducting, art and drama.
Music Theatre
Music Theatre Workshop
July 20 - July 26, 2014 Throughout the week, students attend classes and rehearsals.  On Wednesday, all travel to New York to see a musical on Broadway.  At the end of the week, all students will perform in a production led by music director Derek Cressman and stage director Jason Vodicka.
Piano
Piano Camp
July 6 - July 11, 2014 This residential program offers young musicians the opportunity to develop their playing skills, learn more about the fundamentals of music theory, composition and history, and share in the joy of making music together.

 

For Academic Camps and Programs, visit Summer Sessions

For Athletic Camps, visit Auxiliary Services

 

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