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SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMS AT LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY

June 16 - July 2, 2014 | M-F 8a-3:30p

La Sierra University's Department of Music Summer Music Programs aim to promote a wide variety of musical experiences for the budding young musician.

Through performances, lessons, and master classes within a nurturing and supportive atmosphere, our goal is to encourage the love of music at a young age (grades three through high school) in an academically and musically enriching environment.

SUMMER MUSIC CAMP (Grades 3-6)

This is the third year of the Summer Music Camp Program, and it’s better than ever!

Core Curriculum (Grades 3-4)

  • Music Theory
  • Ear-training Lab
  • Music Appreciation/History
  • Summer Camp Choir
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camp Project: Carnival of the Animals

Performance Curriculum

  • Guitar
  • Recorder
  • Keyboard
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Core Curriculum (Grades 5-6)

  • Music Theory
  • Ear-training Lab
  • Music Appreciation/History
  • Summer Camp Choir
  • Garage Band
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camp Projects: Carnival of Animals

Performance Curriculum

  • Guitar
  • Handbells
  • Keyboard
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

*If you have any questions about placement for the listed programs, please email Lrazzouk@lasierra.edu.

The Summer Music Academy (7-12)

The Summer Music Academy is geared towards junior high and high school students who are interested in working on their performance skills in both solo and ensembles settings. To be placed into this program, you must audition with our camp director. To schedule an audition please email Dr. Martin Glicklich - mglickli@lasierra.edu

Core Curriculum

  • Music Theory (intermediate and advanced)
  • Garage Band
  • Performance Practice
    • Literature Study
    • Stylistic Interpretation

Performance Curriculum

  • Academy choir
  • Chamber Music Rehearsal
    • Coaching Sessions from Master Teacher and Guest Musicians
  • Private Lessons
  • Masterclasses
    • By sections
    • Whole Camp
  • Individual Practice Time
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Elective III

*Students must audition and take a theory placement exam to be placed appropriately.

Christian Atmosphere

In harmony with La Sierra University's mission to enlarge human understanding through scholarship, to educate the whole person, and to serve others in a global community, our mission is to also to advance the study and practice of music within the context of Christian values and ideals.

We will be providing a short devotional thought/worship service at the beginning of each day. This is a wonderful opportunity for both our programs to come and start the day together.

Please email Lrazzouk@lasierra.edu if you have any questions regarding the devotional time.

A Variety of New Programs

This year we will be offering an opportunities for students to sign-up for privates lessons or other electives during the last hours of camp. Parents can purchase TWO to THREE ELECTIVES for their child (depending on availability).

Music electives for Summer Music Camp participants (grades 3-6) will be $5 each.

Music electives for Summer Music Academy participants (grades 7-12) will be $10 each.

The electives are first-come-first-serve basis. We cannot guarantee everyone will get into each class. We ask that you choose your top three electives and we will place you accordingly.

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