SUMMER WORKSHOPS

June - August

Monday - Friday
11:00a - 1:00p or 11:00 - 2:00p

(Bring a sack lunch!)

ALL WORKSHOPS TAUGHT BY INSTRUCTOR, JOHN CONRAD
 

 

JAZZ BAND WORKSHOP
*Ages 14+/at least 3 years of lessons.
Each day will be spent learning and rehearsing a song of their choosing, and arranging it in the jazz style. Students will experience a fast paced recording and video project with emphasis on the team effort. At the end of the week, students will have an audio recording and performance video.
 

ADVANCED MUSIC THEORY WORKSHOP
*Ages 14+/at least 3 years of lessons.
Students that wish to tackle more advanced concepts in music will find the theory workshop both satisfying and challenging. An intermediate understanding of music theory concepts is a prerequisite for this workshop.

 SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
*Ages 9+/basic ability on an instrument.
Participants will work together to write a song, arrange it, and record it. Participants will learn how to work through every aspect of songwriting from start to finish, including lyrics, melody, chords, and production. The week will conclude with an audio recording of the song.


ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
*Ages 12+/basic understanding of music theory concepts (scales, intervals, etc.).
Aspiring producers will learn the ins and outs of electronic music, including synthesizers, drum machines, sampling, and arpeggiators. The week will end with a final composition showcasing the skills they’ve acquired throughout the workshop.



 ROCK BAND WORKSHOP
*2 or more years of lessons on your instrument/be a current Rock Band member.


Each day will be spent learning and rehearsing a song of their choosing. Students will experience a fast paced recording and video project with emphasis on the team effort. At the end of the week, students will have an audio recording and super cool music video to showcase the performance of the song they chose.



 VOCAL MASTERCLASS WORKSHOP
*1 year of vocal education/have previously attended Masterclass.
Theory, ear training, songwriting, recording, and video. At the end of this 2-week workshop, students will have a solo performance video + a super cool music video to accompany the original song that was written during their workshop.