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*

violin | viola | cello | guitar | voicesinging1

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