Camps & Outreach

Camps & Outreach

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The UNCSA Community Music School offers a wide array of engaging summer classes for students ages 5 through adults!

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available with many of our professional teachers over the 8 week summer session that starts June 11, 2022. Complete an inquiry on our Private Lessons page to recieve a call about scheduling private lessons. 

Voice Camp: Learn to Sing in a Summer 

Voice Camp: Learn to Sing in a Summer!
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
June 28 to July 14
Ages 8 to 12

Instructors: Kathryn Muhlenkamp, Alicia Purcell, and Kristin Schwecke

Love to sing but not sure HOW? Join the CMS voice faculty this summer for a three-week exploration into the fundamentals of singing. Work with each teacher through a series of 6 90 minute sessions introducing breathing, tone, presentation and expression.

Classes meet in-person at UNCSA's Stevens Center, utilizing large spaces and social distancing.  Instructors subject to change.

Register on our summer camps and group classes page. 

Singers' Summer Tune Up

Voice Camp: Singers' Summer Tune Up
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
July 12 to 28
Adult Students

Instructors: Kathryn Muhlenkamp, Alicia Purcell, and Kristin Schwecke

This course is designed for both new and experienced adult singers who want to deepen their knowledge of singing and strengthen their voices. Topics include improving your breathing and diction, effective warm ups, and singing in different styles. Each session is geared toward exploring both choral and solo singing. 

Classes meet in-person at UNCSA's Stevens Center, utilizing large spaces and social distancing.  Instructors subject to change. 

Register on our summer camps and group classes page. 

Music Explorer Day Camps

Music Explorer Day Camps
Monday through Friday, 4:00 to 5:45 PM
July 17-21 and 24-28
Grades 3-5 and 6-9

Guitar, piano, chorus - oh my! Spend a week trying out a number of different musical instruments and activities. Younger students will enjoy introductory instruction on piano, guitar, percussion, and chorus, while older students will explore piano, guitar, musical notation, and songwriting.

All students should bring their own snack/drink each day. Combine with Acting Out! Summer Day Camps to create a full-day arts experience!

Register on our summer camps and group classes page. 

UNCSA Flute Camp

June 19 - 23
Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Rising grades 6 - college
$400.  Schlolarships available. 

Tadeu

Join world renowned UNCSA flute professor, Dr. Tadeu Coelho for a fun weeklong exploration of all things flute.  Flute ensembles, solo, master classes, clinics (instrument maintenance, extended technics, etc.), improvisation, and much moreā€¦

Open to rising 6th graders through college age students. Your musical talent will enjoy the supportive, safe, and friendly environment created especially for you in this non-residential day camp. Growth and long-lasting memories are the goals of this immersive experience.

This camp is designed to nurture your talents at the level which you are, inspiring you to grow and flourish. Advanced level students as well as beginners are welcomed adn will be challanged. 

Monday
Introduction - Welcome - Break the ice
Clinic 1: How to correctly assemble the flute;
how to check for correct placement of headjoint cork;
instrument tenon adjustments; posture and breathing - breathing bag;
build your own breathing bag
Flute Ensemble

Tuesday
Clinic 2: Free improvisation without instruments;
Warm-ups; Intonation;Stage presence;
Master Class on solos
Flute Ensemble

Wednesday
Clinic 3: Scales; Dr. Coelho's techniques: buzzing; humming; harmonics, whistle tones, multi-phonics, spiriting, sons files; high tone exercises, note bending
Flute Ensemble

Thursday
Clinic 4: Free Improvisation with instruments;
Master class on solos;
Extended technique class;
Flute Ensemble

Friday
Clinic 5: auditions; orchestral excerpts;
Flute Ensemble;
Clinic on low flutes and piccolo;
Master Class on solos


Closing ceremonies: Flute Ensemble and Solo Final Concert

Register on our summer camps and group classes page. 

UNCSA Orchestra Flute Section

 

Invite a Community Music School teacher to visit your classroom!

Community Music School teachers are available for instrument demonstrations at schools, pre-schools, and other community functions.  The UNCSA Community Music School is committed to engaging with the community through day camps, school visits, and musical exploration opportunities. Individual clinicians and student ensembles are available for your classroom or community program, contingent upon scheduling and availability. Contact Community Music School Artistic Director Cameron MacManus to inquire about available teachers and times.