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Sunday, March 26, 2017

ACTING CAMPSERVATORY

WHO: ages 6-14

WHAT: Students will work on character development, voice, choreography, blocking and composition and will write their own script to be performed.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 7-11

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $195 (registration by June 1), $225 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: email youngactorsworkshop@me.com

CONTACT: 321-8540

 

AUDITION BOOT CAMP

WHO: ages 11 and older

WHAT: Participants will learn to choose the best repertoire and how to settle nerves, in addition to audition etiquette and image development.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 19-23 or Aug. 14-18

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 late registration

REGISTRATION: Registration deadlines are June 8 and Aug. 2. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

AUDITION AND COMPETITION PREP WORKSHOP

WHO: grades nine-12

WHAT: Students will choose and rehearse songs and monologues, prepare for readings and learn to put together a performance resume.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 19-23 or 9 a.m.-noon July 31-Aug. 4

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

BEGINNER GUITAR ACADEMY

WHO: ages 7 and older

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 19-23 or July 31-Aug. 4

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 late registration

REGISTRATION: Registration deadlines are June 8 and July 20. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

BEGINNER PIANO ACADEMY

WHEN: June 26-30 or Aug. 14-18

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Deadlines are June 13 and Aug. 1. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

BEGINNING GUITAR ACADEMY

WHO: ages 7 and older

WHAT: Students will get started with chords, rhythm patterns and strums.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 10-14

WHERE: Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $90

REGISTRATION: at Pitt Community College Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Deadline is July 5.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or email lwebb@email.pittcc.edu

 

DANCE AND THEATER CAMP

WHO: ages 3-8

WHAT: Students will dance, make costumes and props and learn about dance and theater. Campers will perform for families at the end of the week.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 19-23

WHERE: Greenville location to be announced

COST: $150

REGISTRATION: visit www.lpcw.com

CONTACT: 321-8540 or email lpcw@me.com

 

DRAMA CAMP

WHO: ages 10-14

WHAT: Campers will work with a drama teacher to prepare and perform on stage.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 31-Aug. 3 and 4-7 p.m. Aug. 4

WHERE: Ayden Arts and Recreation Community Center, 4354 S. Lee St., Ayden.

COST: $25 per week for Ayden residents and $35 for others.

REGISTRATION: limited to 20 participants. Register at aydenartsandrec.recdesk.com or at the recreation office. Deadline is June 16.

CONTACT: 481-5837

 

ECU SUMMER DRAMA CAMP

WHO: kindergarten through 12th grade

WHAT: Campers will be divided into age groups and will take part in activities such as puppetry, storybook theater, improvisation, acting, costumes, movement and playwriting.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17-22 (half-day options available)

WHERE: ECU School of Theatre and Dance, Messick Building

COST: $280 per week ($140 for half-day)

REGISTRATION: online at www.ecuarts.com

CONTACT: Call Patch Clark at 328-1196 or email clarkp@ecu.edu.

 

GREEK MYTH THEATER

WHO: grades three-five

WHAT: Students will explore myths of ancient Greece through theater games, improvisation and storytelling and will create a short play.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 17-21

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

LITTLE MOZARTS’ MUSIC ACADEMY

WHO: ages 3-6

WHAT: Students will sing, listen, move and play piano.

WHEN: 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 31-Aug. 4

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Deadline is July 11. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

MAC & CHEESE/MURAL PAINTING

WHO: grades six-12

WHAT: Students will create a show choir performance, complete with music, acting and choreography and will also create a mural painting.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17-21

WHERE: Greenville Museum of Art and Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $180

REGISTRATION: at Pitt Community College Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Deadline is July 10.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or email lwebb@email.pittcc.edu

 

M&Ms (MUSIC AND MOVEMENT)

WHO: grades three-six

WHAT: Students will sing, dance and perform.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 5-9

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

MUSIC CAMP

WHO: ages 4-13

WHAT: Camp will include violin and percussion.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26-30

WHERE: Third Street Education Center, 600 W. Third St.

COST: $75

REGISTRATION: visit thirdstreetcc.org

CONTACT: 364-2995

 

MUSIC, THEATER AND ART-MAKING

STAGE AND SCREEN COME TO LIFE

WHO: kindergarten through 12th grade (divided into two age groups)

WHAT: Campers will select a theme, design and create a performance in one week.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 24-28

WHERE: Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St.

COST: $180

REGISTRATION: at Pitt Community College Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Deadline is July 17.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or email lwebb@email.pittcc.edu

 

MUSICAL THEATER ACADEMY

WHO: ages 6 and older

WHAT: Campers will be part of creating an original musical.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12-16 or Aug. 7-11

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $195 (registration by June 1), $220 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Registration deadlines are June 1 and July 29. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

MUSIC THERAPY ROCKS

WHO: Participants who have developmental disabilities or autism spectrum disorders

WHAT: Participants make music through voice, percussion and dance.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19-23 or July 6-8

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $110 (registration by June 1), $140 (late registration) ($60 or $75 for July camp)

REGISTRATION: Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

NORTH CAROLINA SUZUKI INSTITUTE

WHO: violin, viola and cello students of all ages studying the Suzuki method

WHAT: Camp features daily master classes, small and large group lessons. Enrichment classes for students and parents.

WHERE: ECU School of Music

WHEN: July 9-14

COST: $400 (campus housing/meals available)

REGISTRATION: Deadline is June 15. Visit www.ecu.edu/music/suzuki/

CONTACT: 328-6851 or email suzuki@ecu.edu

 

NORTH CAROLINA SUZUKI INSTITUTE PRE-TWINKLE DAY CAMP

WHO: ages 4-5

WHAT: Camp for beginners will include group repertoire classes and a movement class

WHERE: ECU School of Music

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-9

COST: $100

REGISTRATION: Deadline is June 15. Visit www.ecu.edu/music/suzuki/

CONTACT: 328-6851 or email suzuki@ecu.edu

 

PB&J (POP, BROADWAY AND JAZZ)

WHO: kindergarten through third grade

WHAT: Students will sing, dance, learn hit songs and perform.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 5-9

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

PRODUCE A PLAY DRAMA CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will rehearse a play, produce, and perform a short play as they study all the parts of a theatrical production. Camp also includes recreation and field trips.

WHEN: 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. June 26-30 or Aug. 7-11

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $135-185 per week

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

 

SCULPT, PAINT, CREATE

SQUEAKS, SQUAWKS, CLANGS GALORE

WHO: kindergarten through sixth grade

WHAT: Camp will focus on art mediums and musical instruments.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17-21

WHERE: Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St., and Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $180

REGISTRATION: at Pitt Community College Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Deadline is July 5.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or email lwebb@email.pittcc.edu

 

SONIC SOUND, BASS AND GUITAR CAMP

WHO: ages 12-14

WHAT: Campers will be introduced to sound equipment, including condenser microphones, monitors, speakers and power boards and will assist at a Sunday in the Park concert

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. June 19-25 (acoutic guitar) or July 10-16 (bass guitar). Camp will meet from 5-9 p.m. Sundays for Sunday in the Park.

WHERE: Sports Connection, 1701 E. 14th St.

COST: $90 for city residents, $135 for others

REGISTRATION: Register at a staffed recreation and parks facility or online at www.greenvillenc.gov. A $25 nonrefundable deposit, applied to the registration fee, is required.

CONTACT: 215-9090

 

SOUNDS OF STAGE AND SCREEN

WHO: grades three-six

WHAT: Students will explore music made for movies, television and the Broadway stage.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. July 10-14

WHERE: Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $90

REGISTRATION: at Pitt Community College Greenville Center, 3107 S. Memorial Drive. Deadline is July 5.

CONTACT: 493-7317 or email lwebb@email.pittcc.edu

 

SUMMER BAND CAMP

WHO: age 11-18 who have had at least one year of band

WHAT: The camp features concert band and jazz performance tracks. Campers will receive daily instruction, including full band, sectionals, and musicianship classes as well as afternoon recreational and evening activities.

WHEN: June 18-23

WHERE: Fletcher Music Center, East Carolina University

COST: $335 ($450 including food and lodging)

REGISTRATION: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/ and select summer camps

CONTACT: 321-1251 or email juchniewiczj@ecu.edu

 

SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC INSTITUTE

WHO: rising sixth grade through graduating high school seniors

WHAT: Violin, viola and cello students will participate in guided practices, chamber music rehearsals and performances.

WHEN: June 11-17

WHERE: ECU’s A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall

COST: $650 day camp (includes meals); $850 for residential campers

REGISTRATION: Find audition requirements at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/fourseasons/Summer-Chamber-Music-Institute.cfm. Application deadline is April 1. A $40 application fee is charged.

CONTACT: 328-6019 or email fourseasons@ecu.edu

 

SUMMER GUITAR FESTIVAL

WHO: ages 12 and older (residential students ages 14 and older)

WHEN: July 15-18

WHERE: A.J. Fletcher Music Building, East Carolina University

COST: $350; $650 including room and board (if paid by May 15)

REGISTRATION: Visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/ and select camps

CONTACT: 328-6245 or email franke@ecu.edu

 

SUMMER VOCAL MUSIC INTENSIVE CAMP

WHO: rising ninth- through 12th-graders

WHAT: Campers will study with East Carolina vocal faculty in private lessons and master-class settings, as well as sing in several choral ensembles.

WHEN: June 21-30

WHERE: ECU’s A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall

COST: $560 (day camp) to $699 (for residential campers)

REGISTRATION: Visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/summer/choral.cfm. Full tuition is due by May 26.

CONTACT: 328-6243 or email franklinjam15@ecu.edu

 

THEATER CAMP

WHO: ages 6-14

WHAT: Camp will include acting, improvisation, movement and voice.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 19-23

WHERE: The Oakwood School, 4000 MacGregor Downs Road

COST: $155

REGISTRATION: email CampDirector@theoakwoodschool.org

CONTACT: 931-0760

 

THEATER ROCKS MUSICAL THEATER CAMP

WHO: ages 6-14

WHAT: Students will focus on the key elements of musical theater including acting, vocal preparation scene/character development and will perform an original musical at the end of the week.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12-16

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $195 (if registered by June 1), $225 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: email youngactorsworkshop@me.com

CONTACT: 321-8540

 

UKULELE IS COOL

WHO: elementary through high school

WHAT: Students will learn to play the ukulele.

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 16-July 1 or 9 a.m.-noon July 31-Aug. 4

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Deadlines are June 14 and July 19. Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

 

YOUNG SONGWRITERS CAMP

WHO: ages 12 and older

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. June 12-16

WHERE: The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, 811 S. Evans St.

COST: $105 (registration by June 1), $125 (late registration)

REGISTRATION: Discount for siblings, additional weeks of camp and current MAEC students. Visit www.musicacademyec.org

CONTACT: 353-6232 or email musicacademyec@gmail.com

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