Kolob Canyon String Camp
This group class is part of the core curriculum and will center around Suzuki repertoire and technique-building exercises which fall within the registered level of the student. A list of pieces to review and polish will be posted online.
This group class is part of the core curriculum and will involve polishing two pieces to be performed at the final concert--at least one of which will be outside the Suzuki repertoire. These pieces will be chosen according to level and will be posted online so that students can purchase the necessary pieces and learn them before string camp.
This small group class is part of the core curriculum. Three to four students attend this class together and bring a piece to be played for their small group. Each student will get one-on-one time with the teacher every day of the week.
This group class is part of the Minuet-Level core curriculum. Dalcroze Eurhythmics uses movement, a non-verbal form of communication, to teach music, a non-verbal art. Feeling musical concepts in our bodies improves our ability to store and recall musical information. The teacher continually improvises, stimulating students to develop the habit of being present, flexible, and aurally engaged. Many activities involve working with others, which nurtures ensemble skills— and ensures a fun class!
This small group class is part of the Concerto-Level core curriculum. Each chamber group will have the opportunity to work with one of our clinicians to develop their musical communication and introduce students to the fun of chamber music. Pieces will be selected and sent through email to students who are participating in chamber class.
This class will dive into shapes, color mixing, collage, printmaking, and clay! Students will do several projects with pastels, watercolors, acrylic paint, clay, paper, and collaging materials. They will learn about texture, size, balance, two- and three-dimensionality, and negative space. Through exploration and play, students will hone fine motor skills, make creative choices and grow in art appreciation. Each age group will be working on projects suited to stretch their talents and abilities! Age group break-down will be as follows: 3-6 years old; 7-11 years old; 12+.
Students can develop a sense of community and strength through working as an ensemble. This class provides students with basic choral techniques and teaches students how to follow a choir director while having fun and creating music together with their peers. Age recommendation is 8+.
Dalcroze Eurhythmics uses movement, a non-verbal form of communication, to teach music, a non-verbal art. Feeling musical concepts in our bodies improves our ability to store and recall musical information. The teacher continually improvises, stimulating students to develop the habit of being present, flexible, and aurally engaged. Many activities involve working with others, which nurtures ensemble skills— and ensures a fun class! Sections will be arranged by age. For ages 3+.
In this class, students will learn of various folk styles, how to use various rhythm patterns and techniques with the bow to create the style and sound of folk music, and depending on skill level, will teach students how to elaborate on melody. Levels extend from beginner to advanced. This class is open to all string players whether violinists, violists, or cellists.
Students will learn flatpick Guitar - an American style of guitar playing, flatpicking is used in Bluegrass, Old-Time American and Country music, and is the style used to accompany fiddle playing. Students will need to bring their own guitar. Age recommendation is 10+.
Students will have tons of fun in our juggling class which leads to improved hand-eye coordination, and helps students develop perseverance and goal-setting. Juggling balls can be purchased at camp for $10 per set. This class is for students ages 8+.
Music Philosophy and Performance:
This class will focus on the philosophy of music and help students recognize their part to play not only as musicians but as musicians contributing to a community. Participants will each work on their own, personal philosophies throughout the week. In addition to discovering purpose in music, we will also be studying the characteristics of deliberate practice, and learning techniques for coping with performance anxiety (this is not limited to music performance, but also applies to any type of performance—athletic, academic, or otherwise). This class will be offered for students 12-18 no matter their level or instrument.
Come and sing your heart out! This class uses various instrument demonstrations to combine storytelling, singing as a group, creating songs as a group, and is a lot of fun for the youngsters. Classes will be arranged by age: 3-5, and 6-7.