Music Camps & Workshops Schedule

Announcing 2022 Summer Camps !!

Camps will take place in our Santa Barbara studio location, “in Person and Virtual”

  • Film And Video Game Composition: June 13th – 17th
  • Voice Camp: June 13th – 17th
  • Jazz Piano Camp: June 20th -24th
  • DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) Camp: June 27th -30th

If you need more information about the various camps, don’t hesitate to contact us at:
(805) 770-7942

2022 Summer Camps

Santa Barbara Location

“In Person and Virtual”

GRADES 4-12

Scholarships Available

Camp Details:

Young boy smiling and playing piano.

Piano Camp – Jazz & Blues

June 20th-24th:
Ages 8-11  = 9:30 am to 12:00 noon
Ages 12-18 and Advanced Students = 1:00 pm to 3:30pm

This Camp offers participants a week of individual and group music instruction, genre discovery and workshopping in the Blues and Jazz piano.  Students will learn the history and origin of American Blues and Jazz. Beginning and younger campers are taught how to play easy/simplified blues and jazz standards and even get started improvising and composing small projects. A short portion part of the day is also dedicated to study of harmony and theory specific to these genres, presented in a fresh and easy to grasp approach developed by the Southern California Piano Academy for over  25 years. The camp will close with a concert for parents and friends. The instructors are professional concertizing and recording artists, with a kind and calm approach for young learners. Requirements: Enrollees must bring an electronic keyboard and headphones to camp each day. All other materials are supplied.

Boys sitting at piano keyboard in front of computer.

Deep Dive into Digital Audio and Music Technology

June 27th – 30th

Ages 12-18
Novice/Beginners, Morning Session 9:30 – 12:30
Advanced/Intermediate, Afternoon session 1:30-4:00

A virtual camp for both the novice and advanced audio and music nerd. Includes introduction and development in Recording Arts technology, signal flow, acoustics, terminology, and audio mixing. Score orchestration, programing, orchestra digital audio and music software platforms Logic, Garage Band, etc.

woman playing piano and 2 little girls singing

Voice Camp

A professional workshop for kids who LOVE to sing!

June 13th-17th
Ages 9-12:   Morning Session, 9:30- Noon
Ages 13-18: Afternoon Session,  1:30- 4:00

In it’s 14th year and led by one of Italy’s most well respected vocal instructors in the “Bel Canto” style  (natural singing that is safe for developing voices) this fun group camp takes children of all ages through discovery and development of their inner musician. Individual and group instruction includes safe and lyrical voice instruction, song writing, vocal arranging, recording technique, harmony and solo singing and developing a lifelong foundation for healthy voice technique. This a  thoroughly non-competitive camp and designed to help campers make life long friends in music. All levels of proficiency are invited, and it is a great place for even timid singers to also discover their inner “voice.”

four kids sitting in front of piano keyboard smiling.

Composition for Video Games and Film

June 13th-17th
Ages 11-15:   9:30 am to 12:00 noon
In-Person and Virtual

A week of music creation and discovery for visual media, campers will learn how to compose video game and film music themes as well as learn basic conducting technique. A study of theory and orchestration will be presented in a fresh and easy to grasp approach. Central to the camp is the composition workshops which allows each participant to improve their work and be inspired by one another’s music. Campers are given optional assignments and instruction to take home and prepare the next day’s workshop. Requirements: Students must have a piano or keyboard at home. All other materials are provided.