Summer Camp 2013 in Review

Scroll down and see the fun we had this summer at our summer camps!

Drums, Chants, and Beatboxing

Testing out a fabulous homemade drum
Testing out a fabulous homemade drum
Following our fearless drum circle leader
Following our fearless drum circle leader

Drum circles, making and playing our own drums, learning how to make various beatboxing sounds, recording our own drum performances, learning rhythm patterns (huckleberries, pineapples, and more!), exploring sea chanties and work songs, and recording more and more and more drum performances!

Music and Electronics

Composing is hard work!
Composing is hard work!

Theremins, sound waves and their shapes, Korgs, creating a multi-track recording of our own, the Moog, manipulating sound waves, MIDI and General MIDI, video game tracks, sustain and release and decay, instrument families, and more and more and more multi-track recording!

Planning the next composition
Planning the next composition

Recorded at the drum camp:

I Love America!

Exploring instruments used in American folk music
Exploring instruments used in American folk music

American folk music, guitars and violins, finding folk songs hiding in Aaron Copland’s compositions, autoharps and ukeleles, drums circles, improvising on the keyboards with digital sounds, mandolins and banjos.

 

 

 

 

Animals, Animals, Animals

Peter and the Wolf Puppet show
Peter and the Wolf Puppet show

Peter and the Wolf, playing drums, puppets, paper plate tambourines, Carnival of the Animals, stuffed animal visitors, homemade egg shakers, puppet shows, Flight of the Bumblebee, bumblebee dances, and coloring books.

 

 

 

Beginning Keyboard Camp

All set up for the beginning piano camps
All set up for the beginning piano camps