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Conservatory Summer Camps

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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.  There is something for everyone!

  • Early Childhood Music Camps – Laying the foundation (Ages 2 – Grade 1)
  • Introduction to Instruments, Choir and Composition Camps – For beginners (Grades 1 – 5)
  • Instrumental & Chamber Music Camps – For the more experienced musician (Grades 2 – 12)
  • Jazz Camps – For jazz enthusiasts of all levels (Grades 5 – 12)
  • Musical Theater Camps – For all grades and levels (Grades 1 – 12)

Register now!

Beach Beats
Ages 2 & 3
9:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Now in its 13th year, this mini-camp for the young provides music and arts experiences for child and caregivers!
Three consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 8, 2019
Musical Jamboree
Ages 4 (Pre-K) – Grade 1
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Celebrating its 27th year, Musical Jamboree invites young children to explore basic musical concepts through experiences close to home and far away!
Three consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 8, 2019
Try It Out
Grades 1 – 3
9 AM – 4 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)
1 PM – 4 PM (PM only)
Learn to play real songs in two weeks on piano, cello, violin, ukulele, or tromba (trumpet).  Enjoy chorus, handbells, music games, arts and crafts, dance, and Dalcroze, too.  Ideal for beginners!
July 15 - 26, 2019 (full day and half day options)
Westminster Children’s Choir Camp 
Grades 1 – 5
9 AM – 12:30 PM​
In this one-week camp, we’ll explore choral repertoire of the highest quality folk and art music from around the world.
August 12 - 16, 2019
Young Composers Experience
Grades 2 – 4
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Create and perform original compositions!  Enjoy voice class, playing choir chimes and Orff instruments, playing the recorder, and art time!
Three consecutive 1-week camps beginning July 8, 2019
PRESTO Summer String Orchestra
NEW this year!
Grades 2 – 5
8:45 AM – 12:15 PM
This camp provides a variety of fun and engaging group experiences for violin, viola, cello, and bass students, including string orchestra, sectional rehearsals, beginning theory, and a final performance.   
July 22 – 26, 2019
Piano Camp
Grades 3 – 7
8:45 AM – 2 PM
**Waitlist for Week 1**
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!  Piano Camp will be offered twice in the month of July.  Each week has a different specialty class. Sign up for one or two weeks!
July 8 – 12 and July 15 - 19, 2019
Flute Camp
Day camp or residential options
Grades 6 – 12
See Welcome Letter for Camp Hours​
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 much more!
July 21 – 27, 2019
Westminster Chamber Music Camp
for pianists, wind, and string players
Grades 6 – 12
9:30 AM – 3 PM
**Closed**
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 Spectacular” concert.
June 27 – July 2, 2019
Jazz Starters Camp
for all instruments
Grades 5 – 8
2 PM – 5:30 PM
**Waitlist for Pianists**
Starting with the basics - rhythm, melody, and harmony - students will experiment with new ways to approach these music fundamentals and begin sounding like the jazz musician they want to be.
July 8 – 12, 2019
Jazz Combo Boot Camp
all instruments welcome
Grades 8 – 12
8:45 AM – 12:30 PM
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!
July 29 – August 2, 2019
Broadway Stars
Grades 1 – 2
9 AM – 3 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)​
**Waitlist**
Over one thousand 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!  This year:  Mary Poppins!
July 29 – August 2, 2019 (morning or full-day options)
Sing Your Heart Out!
Grades 3 – 5
9 AM – 3 PM (full day)
9 AM – 12 PM (AM only)
**Waitlist**
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!  Theater games enhance instruction and rehearsal for a final performance.  This year:  Wicked!
July 29 – August 2, 2019 (morning or full-day options)
Middle School Musical Theater Intensive
Grades 6 – 8
10 AM – 4 PM
**Waitlist**
If musical theater is your passion, look no further for the area’s premier training intensive! Voice and acting training, audition technique, and rehearsal for a final performance of songs from Dear Evan Hansen will make a strong impact on both curious beginners and trained performers.
August 5 – 9, 2019
High School Musical Theater Intensive
Grades 9 – 12
10 AM – 4 PM
**Waitlist**
The area's premiere musical theater training camp offers voice, acting and dance training, audition technique, college preparation, and rehearsal for a full production of Sweeney Todd School Edition, directed and choreographed by Broadway professionals.  
July 29 – August 9, 2019