2020 Summer Music Camps

 

Registration for Summer Music Camps at Millikin will be available starting March 2020. See below for the events from last year's camps.

 

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Millikin Children’s Choir: Summer Sings! June 3-7; 9:00am-12:00pm

Come join our summer music camp to sing, play instruments, and dance during Summer Sings: Camping! Summer Sings is open to all students entering grades K-6 during the 2019-2020 school year. No prior musical experience is necessary! All students will sing music with a camp theme, participate in electives (grades 3-6) or learn dances and games (grades K-2), and participate in a concert. A daily snack is included in the camp fee.

This camp is run by Christine Smith, music teacher at Maroa-Forsyth elementary school. Please email Christine at cksmith@millikin.edu with any questions!

  • Tuition: $90
  • Location: Perkinson Music Center
  • Registration deadline: May 17, 2019

Preschool Sings - June 3-7; 9:00-11:45am

This camp is designed for preschool children ages 3-5 (those not entering Kindergarten in the fall). All participants must be potty trained. Days are filled with singing, dancing, playing, learning, and creating. All activities are age appropriate and allow for time to create, explore instruments, and much more! A t-shirt and daily snack are included in the camp fee.

This camp is run by Melissa Miller (Professor of Music Education; Millikin University). Please contact Melissa at mmiller@millikin.edu with any questions!

  • Tuition: $90
  • Location: Perkinson Music Center
  • Registration deadline: May 17, 2019

Music Alive! June 10-14; 9:00am-1:00pm

**New instructor for 2019!**

The Music Alive camp (for students aged 12-18) will give students the opportunity to create hip-hop and study the culture! This will be taught by teacher, signed artist, and producer Kaream Williams (TaQsem). Dive into the history of hip-hop and elements that make up this large ever-changing culture. Focusing on beat making, rapping, social justice, and art; students will get the opportunity to express themselves using the culture. Throughout this awesome week, students will be exposed to great local artist and on the last day have a chance to perform for their family and peers! Previous musical experience is not required.

Please note: students will take a 1 hour lunch/creative break at 11am every day. Lunch will NOT be provided, so please pack a lunch every day (students will not be permitted to leave campus to buy food).

This camp is run by Kaream Williams (music teacher; Dennis Lab School & Garfield Montessori). Please contact Kaream at kareamwilliams@millikin.edu with any questions!

  • Tuition: $90
  • Location: Perkinson Music Center (room 218)
  • Registration deadline: May 20, 2019

Project A Cappella: June 12-14; 9:00am-5:00pm **NEW THIS YEAR: Overnight available!**

Project A Cappella is a three day long music camp focused on introducing and immersing students entering grades 9-12 into contemporary a cappella. Members of Dissonance, the fourth place International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Midwest Quarterfinalists, will serve as section leaders and members of the ensembles during the camp to give students the most authentic a cappella experience. Students will learn about vocal percussion, singing solos, and varying vocal styles while also performing in their own a cappella ensembles. The camp will conclude with a concert displaying the students' hard work throughout the week on June 14 at 5:00pm in Kaeuper Hall.

This camp is run by Mairyn Dodson (Millikin music education class of 2019) with assistance from Alex Bravos (Millikin music education class of 2019). Please contact Mairyn at mdodson@millikin.edu with any questions!

  • Location: Perkinson Music Center
  • Housing: Weck Hall
  • Overnight Tuition (includes residence hall stay, three meals per day with snacks, camp t-shirt and supplies): $300
  • Commuter tuition (includes t-shirt, lunch & snacks, camp t-shirt and supplies): $150

Registration deadline: May 27, 2019

Preschool & Active Arts Adventure! June 17-21; 9:00am-12:00pm

Back by popular demand, our Arts Adventure Camps are ready to explore out of this world! Join us for a week of camp integrating the arts in creative and fun ways. Students will participate in music, dance, drama, movement, and visual art every day at camp. This camp is designed for students entering preschool (3 years old) – 4th grade. Students will be divided into preschool/elementary age groups at the beginning of camp.

A t-shirt and daily snack are included in the camp fee. Be sure to join us at 11:00am on Friday, June 21st for an informal showcase of all the things we have accomplished throughout the week. Register early – space is limited!

This camp is run by Professor Melissa Miller (Instructor of Music Education; Millikin University) and current Millikin music education students. Please contact Melissa at mmiller@millikin.edu with any questions!

  • Tuition: $90
  • Location: Perkinson Music Center
  • Registration deadline: June 1, 2019

Please contact Alexandra Rodriguez (preparatory@millikin.edu) with any questions.