The Right Note…Summer Music Camp 2016

9:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15cellist1

Ages 10-18  (students
age 6-10 may attend with a parent or guardian)

beginner through advanced*

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Students participate in daily masterclasses, music theory and aural skills sessions and small ensembles coached by camp faculty, leading up to a Friday afternoon concert. Afternoon electives explore topics including recording, fiddling and baroque music. Lunchtime activities include improv, music games and a special performance by the musicians from the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

tuition: $325

Top off your musical week with a trip to hear the Hartford Symphony Orchestra at Talcott Mountain! Tickets for the HSO’s Friday, 7:30 PM, July 15 performance will be available at a special group rate through MSSC ($15 adult/$5, 12 and under).

* Students must have some music reading experience. String students should be in at least the middle of Suzuki Book 1 (or equivalent) to participate. Guitarists should have the ability to play some chords in first position. Classes will be grouped by age and ability.

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Sample Daily Schedule

9:00-10:30 AM – Musicianship (Theory/Sight-singing)

10:30-11:30 AM – Masterclasses

11:30 AM -12:30 PM – Lunch + Activity (music games, improv, HSO visit, etc.)

12:30-1:45 PM – Ensembles

2:00-3:00 PM – Specials (Fiddling, Recording, Baroque Music)

chili challenge guitar-b&wFriday, July 15 Events:  4:00 PM – Student Concert, Music School at Sound Crossing

7:30 PM, Friday, July 15 – Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Talcott Mountain ($15 adult/$5 12 and under) optional; please see registration form to order tickets


The Right Note…Summer Music Camp faculty

Violin/Viola:  Lani Bortfeld  •  Amy Cele  •  Emily Deguzis  •   Emily Hale

Fiddling:   Sarah Michel

Cello:  Matt Nichols

Guitar & Music Recording:  Andy Cass

Voice:  Sarah Kohl  •  Michelle Slajda

read more about our faculty here

How to register

Register online here

Download and print registration form here

Request financial aid


Nurturing creativity and enriching community through the language and tradition of music.