Conservatory Summer Camps

Take your music to the next level—at camp. The Conservatory offers a variety of music camps for toddlers through high school. We welcome students with or without previous musical experience.

Refer a Friend Program

You will receive a discount towards your camp tuition for each friend that you refer to the same camp if they put your name on their registration form in the Refer-a-Friend section.  (Limit: 4 referrals per student)

Reminder: the student that you referred must register for the same camp that you are attending.

The amount of the discount varies with each camp.  For more details, click on the summer music camp you would like to attend to find out how much the discount is per referral. (Participating camps are marked with an *)

Feel free to spread the word about Westminster Conservatory’s 2014 Summer Music Camps

To receive a printed copy of the brochure, e-mail the Conservatory at wccConserv@rider.edu or call 609-921-7104 x2. Please include your full name, mailing address and which catalog you are interested in receiving.

Beach Beats Now in its 8th year, this mini-camp for the young provides music and arts experiences for child and caregivers!
Musical Jamboree Celebrating its 23rd year, Musical Jamboree invites young children to explore basic musical concepts through experiences close to home and far away!
Rainbows, Rhythms, and RingingCome create with us!  Enjoy voice class, folk dancing, singing games, playing choir chimes and Orff instruments, and art time!
Try It Out*
for violin, cello and keyboard
This exciting summer program gives students a hands-on experience with an instrument of their choice: violin, cello, or keyboard.  Students will learn to play real songs in just two weeks!
New Jersey Suzuki Workshop
for violinists and pianists in
Suzuki Books 1 – 5
 
 
 
Every Child Can!
(for Teachers and Parents)
Jump Into a weekend of fabulous music making with fellow Suzuki students and master teachers!  This workshop includes private, group and enrichment classes for violinists and pianists in Suzuki Books 1-5.  And new this year, a Pre-Twinkle violin track for beginner violinists who have not yet mastered the Twinkle variations.

This inspiring, one-day introductory course to the Suzuki philosophy and its application to education is for parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others.
Piano Camp* Piano Camp is a great opportunity for children and pre-teens to spend one week focusing on their piano and musicianship skills while making new friends!  Due to popular demand, Piano Camp will be offered 3 weeks in a row this year.  Each week has a different emphasis: Duets and Jazz; Solos and Jazz; Duets and Art.  Sign up for one, two, or all three weeks!
Summer Orchestra Week and Summer Band Week – NEW this year* These new camps are for band and orchestra students who started an instrument in school this year and would like to improve their sight-reading, learn new songs, make friends from other schools, and get a head start so they can be at the top of their game for the coming school year!
Flute Camp* Come experience a fun-filled week of fluting! If you love playing flute, then consider this seven-day camp where you can strengthen your flute technique, learn new solo and small-ensemble repertoire, hear faculty recitals, gain performing experience, and make new friends!
Westminster Chamber Music Camp
for pianists, wind, and string players
Come join us for an exciting week of chamber music and fun.  Collaboration, experimentation, and improvisation will be part of the experience as well as the study and performance of magnificent traditional chamber music repertoire from all style periods.  Students’ accomplishments will be celebrated in a final Ensemble Extravaganza formal concert.
Chamber Ensemble Camp*
for strings and woodwinds (no brass)
Students will experience the fun of playing in small mixed ensembles, and participate in a chamber orchestra under the direction of conductor Ruth Ochs.  Special workshops and faculty performances, along with a final performance featuring the mixed ensembles and chamber orchestra, will complete the week.
Jazz Starters Camp – NEW this year*
for all instruments 
This camp creates a great opportunity for children with no prior jazz experience who wish to explore how to play jazz on their instruments.  Small group lessons, specialty classes in jazz history and theory, and drumming will enhance the experience.
Jazz Combo Boot Camp*Want the opportunity to take your existing knowledge of jazz to the next level by learning to play with your peers under the guidance of working jazz professionals? Then this camp is for you!
Broadway Stars*Hundreds of kids have started their Musical Theater journey in this popular program where we create an environment in which children can leave their nerves at the door and celebrate themselves through song and dance!
Sing Your Heart Out!*Students will not even realize that they are taking acting, singing, and dance lessons, because they will be too distracted by all of the fun!  Parents will be blown away by the final performance of Broadway Showstoppers on Friday.
Middle School Musical Theater Intensive If Musical Theater is your passion, look no further for the area’s premier training intensive! Curious lovers of Musical Theater and confident professionals will find a safe environment for risk-taking and learning from one of New York’s most promising young directors!
High School Musical Theater IntensiveIf Musical Theater is your passion, look no further for the area’s premier training intensive! If you are a curious lover of Musical Theater or a Broadway-ready young professional, Westminster will offer a safe environment for risk-taking and learning!