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Summer Programs
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Summer Programs

MCW summer programs are a great way for young musicians of all ages to explore their creativity, try fun new activities, and hone their music skills. Programs are filling fast, register now!

Summer Programs

What We Offer

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Music Production Workshop (grades 7-12)
  • This workshop will cover fundamentals and methods of digital music production. Students will gain an understanding of digital production workflow before advancing to Logic Pro X, and learn microphone techniques utilized in our professional recording studio. They will begin creating a portfolio of original works consisting of electronic music compositions as well as compositions with recorded audio, loops, podcasting, and sequencing. Additional topics offered will include Beat Basics, and Lab Piano in our new digital classroom. Open to students entering grades 7-12. No prerequisite but prior experience playing an instrument is preferred.
  • Dates: August 24th – 28th
  • Monday – Friday
  • Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Tuition: $600

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date.

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Suzuki Beginner Special (ages 4 - 7)
  • Learn three different instruments – the violin, cello, and piano – in this exceptional two-week beginners’ class. Students attend a group and semi-private lesson each day with our certified Suzuki instructors and rotate instruments, which we provide. Utilizing the Suzuki philosophy, children are introduced to the fundamentals of each instrument and learn about making music in a sharing environment. Interactive involvement with parents/caregivers will take place on the final day.
  • Ages: 4 – 7 years
  • Dates: July 10th – 21st
    • Monday – Friday
  • Times: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Tuition: $430

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

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Music and Arts (grades K - 6)
  • Mornings at Music & Arts (9am – 12:30pm) are filled with learning instruments, making music, and unbridling creativity. Violin, guitar, or piano concentrations are offered with group lessons in beginner or intermediate levels, and we work with families and their preferences. Other class topics may include Songwriting or Music Skills. For all students, Arts & Crafts is not to be missed with a variety of painting, sculpting, and mixed-media projects, and we begin each day singing with the Summer Chorus. Students give presentations on the last day of each session to share their musical progress, and display their creations in our lobby Art Show.
  • Afternoons (1pm – 3:30pm) are home to the M&A Cabaret, directed by our chorus and dance teachers. Students choreograph and perform songs and scenes from a popular musical, presenting their collaborations on our Recital Hall stage on the last day of each session.
  • Early drop-off and late pick-up options are available. Continuous supervision is provided by faculty or staff with approved counselors.
  • Ages: Students entering grades K – 6
  • Dates: Monday – Friday
    • Session 1: June 26th – July 7th (no classes July 4th)
    • Session 2: July 10th – 21st
    • Session 3: July 24th – August 4th
  • Times:
    • Full day: 9:00am – 3:30pm
    • Half day: 9:00am – 12:30pm
    • Early drop-off: from 8:15am | Late pick-up: until 5:30pm
    • Promotion:
      • Full Day:
        • $875 if registered by March 15th | $925 if by April 15th | $975 after April 15th
      • Half Day:
        • $560 if registered by March 15th | $610 if by April 15th | $660 after April 15th
  • Add-ons:
  • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
  • Late Pick-up, from 3:30 – 5:30pm: $140
  • Both: $180

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date

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Vocal Performance Workshop (grades 9-12)
  • A 2-week workshop for high school vocalists with a focus on repertoire, technique, diction, and acting with our renowned voice faculty. Students will study various musical theatre styles including Broadway, opera, and operetta, and collaborate in different settings with a professional accompanist. A performance showcase will be held on the final day, Friday July 7th.
  • For those needing a full-day schedule, please inquire about our volunteer opportunities and concurrent programs.
  • Dates: June 26th – July 7th (Closed July 4th)
    • Monday – Friday
  • Times: 9:00am – 12:30pm
    • Full-day options are available
  • Ages: Grades 9 -12
  • Tuition: $700
  •  Add-ons:
    • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
    • Late Pick-up (full-day, please inquire)

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date.

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Orchestra Festival

Middle School Division (grades 5-7)

  • A 2-week ensemble and technique program for Middle School string players (violin, viola, cello, double bass). Students rehearse classic repertoire in large and small ensemble settings, attend technique sessions, and strengthen their musicianship with classes including Fiddle & Improv, Lab Piano in our new digital classroom, and singing with the Summer Chorus. A performance will be held on the final day, Friday July 7th.
  • Students registering are to submit a pre-screening video. Please record one piece or excerpt of your choosing to demonstrate your abilities (1 to 2 minutes) and SCROLL DOWN TO UPLOAD
  • Dates: June 26th – July 7th (Closed July4th)
    • Monday – Friday
  • Times: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Tuition: $950
  • Add-ons:
    • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
    • Late Pick-up, from 3:30 – 5:30pm: $140
    • Both: $180

High School Division (grades 8-12)

  • A 1-week ensemble and technique intensive for High School string players. Students rehearse classic repertoire in large and small ensemble settings, attend technique sessions, and strengthen their musicianship with classes like Fiddle & Improv, Lab Piano in our new digital classroom, and Mindfulness for Musicians. A performance will be held on the final day, Friday June 30th.
  • Earn community service hours! Students ages 14-up have the option to stay the following week as a volunteer mentor with the Middle School Division.
  • Students registering are to submit a pre-screening video. Please record one piece or excerpt of your choosing to demonstrate your abilities (1 to 2 minutes) and UPLOAD HERE
  • Dates: June 26th – June 30th
    • Monday – Friday
  • Times: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Tuition: $550
  • Add-ons:
    • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
    • Late Pick-up, from 3:30 – 5:30pm: $140
    • Both: $180

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date.

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Concert Band Program (grades 5 - 7)
  • A 2-week intensive for Middle School students playing concert band instruments (brass, woodwinds, percussion). Students rehearse classic repertoire with the ensemble and improve their musicianship in classes including Music Theory, Conducting, Improv & The Blues, Lab Piano in our new digital classroom, and singing with the Summer Chorus. A performance will be held on the final day, Friday July 21st
  • Students registering are to submit a pre-screening video or recording. Please record one piece or excerpt of your choosing demonstrating your abilities (1 to 2 minutes) and SCROLL DOWN TO UPLOAD
  • Dates: July 10th – 21st
    • Monday – Friday
  • Times: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Tuition: $950
  • Add-ons:
    • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
    • Late Pick-up, from 3:30 – 5:30pm: $140
    • Both: $180

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date.

Register Now

Jazz Workshop (grades 8 - 12)
  • A 1-week intensive for students playing jazz band instruments (saxophone, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, flute, piano, guitar, bass, drum set). Students will perform standard jazz repertoire with the ensemble and broaden their musicianship in classes including Improvisation, Rhythm & Syncopation, Jazz History & Repertoire, Lab Piano in our new digital classroom, and Mindfulness for Musicians. A performance will be held on the final day, Friday July 14th.
  • Earn community service hours! Students ages 14-up have the option to stay the following week as a volunteer mentor with the middle school Concert Band program.
  • Students applying are to submit a pre-screening video or recording. Please record one piece or excerpt of your choosing to demonstrate your abilities (1 to 2 minutes) and SCROLL DOWN TO UPLOAD
  • Ages: Students entering grades 8 – 12
  • Dates: July 10th – 14th
    • Mondays & Fridays
  • Times: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Tuition: $550
    • Add-ons:
    • Early Drop-off, from 8:15am: $70
    • Late Pick-up, from 3:30 – 5:30pm: $140
    • Both: $180

*All summer programs are subject to a $25 registration fee.

*Final schedule of classes to be released at a later date.

Register Now

Summer Prescreening Videos

Application

  • Middle- and High-school students registering for one of our instrumental programs (Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz, Vocal Performance) are to submit a video demonstrating their proficiency on their instrument or voice.
  • Please upload a 1-2 minute video and complete the information. You can record an excerpt, solo piece, or give an otherwise musical demonstration of your abilities.

*This is NOT an audition video, it for ensemble placement and lesson planning.

 

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Video Instruction:
Please announce your name at the beginning of the video
Please state the composer, title, and movements of your selected excerpts
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
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