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2018 Summer - Drama & Music

Keep The Dust Off Your Stringed Instrument: Grades 3rd-4th
Don’t lose your musical skills on your stringed instrument. Please sign up for some fun/refresher lessons with Mrs. Plewa before next fall. You can schedule five lessons to be arranged at your convenience.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 3rd - 4th TBD June - July TBD ZCHS
Orchestra Room 12
$130
Includes 5 Lessons

Max: 8

Instructor: Tena Plewa | tmplewa@gmail.com


Private Piano Lessons For Beginning Adults & Children
Now you can learn to play the piano! Soon you will be playing your favorite melodies like Ode to Joy, popular Holiday songs and other classics! Available in this comprehensive course are awesome learning materials and teacher accompaniments which will make you sound like a professional musician!! Each song has coordinating Theory, Technique and Practice games which we’ll enjoy together. You can schedule five lessons to be arranged at your convenience.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Beginning Adults & Children TBD June - July TBD ZCHS
Orchestra Room 12
$130
Includes 5 Lessons

Max: 8

Instructor: Tena Plewa | tmplewa@gmail.com


 

Guitar Class I: Grades 3rd-8th
Summer Guitar Class is a great program for any student hoping to immerse themselves in a week of guitar playing. Topics covered will include basic techniques such as picking melodies and playing chords while also examining universal musical ideas such as rhythm and listening. Students will learn about popular guitar genres and end the week with a performance for friends and family! No prior experience on the instrument is necessary and guitars are available for those that do not have one. Let's Play!

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 3rd - 5th M - F June 11 - 15 9:30a - 11:30a FC 120 $145
Max: 20
Grades 6th - 8th M - F June 11 - 15 12:30p - 2:30p FC 120 $145

Instructor: Rachel Donahue | rachel@makeajoyfulnoisestudio.com


Advancing Rock Camp: Grades 4th-8th
Advancing Rock Camp is the second installment in the Rock Camp series. Students will continue to learn the characteristics of the Rock n' Roll musical form with a heavier concentration on the techniques used in playing. Students will have an opportunity to play guitar, drums, bass, and keys throughout the week and form groups for a week-ending concert. More advanced song choices and arrangements will be employed and students will also try their hands at composing and improvising. "It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock and roll!"

**All participants must have completed a Rock Camp course and/or have two years of private musical instruction or choir (special consideration on case by case basis).

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 4th - 8th M - F June 25 - 29 2:00p - 4:00p FC E120 $166
Max: 20

Instructor: Jake Dugan, Matt Hyslop & Glenn Dantam | rachel@makeajoyfulnoisestudio.com


Summer Drummin': Grades 6th-8th
A summer camp for percussionists from both Zionsville Middle School and Zionsville West Middle School incoming Grades 6th-8th. The camp will concentrate on both drums and mallets. All levels are welcome.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 6th - 8th M - F July 9 - 13 9:00a - 12:00p ZCHS Band Room $125
Max: 32

Instructor: Brandon Baker | theebakerman@gmail.com


Zionsville Band Academy - Beginning Band: 5th Graders
Do you have a shiny new instrument? Want to learn how to play it? Come to our 8-day camp and get a head start before the beginning of school. By the end of the camp, you will know how to perform your first songs on your new instrument, how to care for your instrument, AND you will be able to show off all your progress for your friends at the last day’s “Show and Tell Concert”.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
5th Graders M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
8:00a - 9:15a ZMS Band Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Chris Murray & Josh Weirich | cmurray@zcs.k12.in.us & jweirich@zcs.k12.in.us


Zionsville Band Academy - Jazz Band: Grades 6th-9th
Get a swinging start to the new school year by joining Mr. Murray and Mr. Weirich for this 8-day jazz camp for students in grades 6th-9th! Students will explore jazz repertoire of several styles, including rock, Latin, funk, and swing, and students will become more confident in their ability to improvise solos.  Come see how hard these cats can swing at the last day of the camp's concert in Eagle Hall!

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 6th - 9th M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
9:30a - 10:45a ZMS Band Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Chris Murray & Josh Weirich | cmurray@zcs.k12.in.us & jweirich@zcs.k12.in.us


Zionsville Band Academy - Concert Band: Grades 6th-9th
After a long summer, get your chops back into shape in time for school by playing exciting pop and concert music!  In this 8-day camp, students in grades 6th-9th will work with Mr. Murray and Mr. Weirich on fun rock, pop, and (really) fast concert music, as well as be the first to perform this year's Fall Festival song! The last day of the camp will include a brief concert for all friends and family in Eagle Hall!

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 6th - 9th M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
11:00a - 12:15p ZMS Band Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Chris Murray & Josh Weirich | cmurray@zcs.k12.in.us & jweirich@zcs.k12.in.us


Zionsville Strings Academy - Beginning Orchestra Violin & Viola Class: 5th Graders
"I have this really cool new instrument, now what?" Fear not! Come learn all about the basics of string playing at our beginning orchestra camp! During camp, we will talk about how to care for our instrument and how to play our first couple of songs so you can have a head start for school. At the end of camp, you will be able to show off during a short performance for your friends and family! This camp is for beginning violin and viola students.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
5th Graders M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
8:00a - 9:15a ZMS Orchestra Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Ashley Ray | aray@zcs.k12.in.us


Zionsville Strings Academy - Beginning Orchestra Cello & Bass Class: 5th Grade Only
"I have this really cool new instrument, now what?" Fear not! Come learn all about the basics of string playing at our beginning orchestra camp! During camp, we will talk about how to care for our instrument and how to play our first couple of songs so you can have a head start for school. At the end of camp, you will be able to show off during a short performance for your friends and family! This camp is for beginning cello and string bass students.

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
5th Grade M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
9:30a - 10:45a ZMS Orchestra Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Ashley Ray | aray@zcs.k12.in.us


Zionsville Strings Academy - Advanced Orchestra: Grades 6th-9th
Time to dust off your instrument and get your fingers moving during our intermediate orchestra camp, open to students in 6th-9th grade! We will play some fast, fun, and exciting music to get back in the swing of things before school starts. On our final day we will perform some music for our friends and family!

Session Days Dates Time Location Fee Register
Grades 6th - 9th M - TH July 16 - 19
& July 23 - 26
11:00a - 12:15p ZMS Orchestra Room $84
8 Days

Instructor: Ashley Ray | aray@zcs.k12.in.us