Raleigh Youth Choir 2023 Summer Camps

All camps located in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 121 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27603

 

Roll Over Beethoven
Grades: rising 2nd – 4th
Instructors: Bo Reece and Katie O’Neill
Dates and Times: Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16, 2023, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Fee: $285 

Connect musical classics with fantastic musical literature. Sing The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Carnival of the Animals, and Hall of the Mountain King. Focus on the elements of music, music theory, and children’s literature, and connect with local museums.

 

Songs & Strums of the Sea
Grades: rising 3rd – 5th
Instructor: J. Brooke Arellano
Dates and Times: Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23, 2023, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330
Supplies: ukulele, binder, pencil, tuner, and pick 

Learn chords and picking techniques to play songs on your ukulele. Sing maritime favorites, dance and play music games. Camp concludes with a performance on Friday afternoon.

 

Fractured Fairy Tales
Grades: rising 2nd – 4th
Instructor: Hanna Castellano
Dates and Times: Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2023, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Have you ever wondered what the bears were thinking during Goldilocks and the Three Bears? Do you want to hear the stepsister’s perspective in Cinderella? Read fairy tales and create original scripts to tell different sides to the classic fairy tales we all know and love. Add music and sound effects to enhance your stories. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration. 

 

World Music Drumming
Grades: rising 5th – 8th
Instructor: Hanna Castellano
Dates and Times: Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Explore rhythms and sing songs from around the world, while playing world drums and other percussion instruments from various multicultural traditions. Improvise new drumming ensemble patterns which are complementary to those played by other students. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration.

 

Villains and Vagabonds
Grades: rising 6th – 8th
Instructor:  J. Brooke Arellano
Dates and Times: Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Do you have a favorite villain that you just love to hate? Have you noticed that the villains have the best songs and fantastic lines?  Learn exciting song literature, build vocal technique and strong stage presence to carry some of the most sensational roles. Sing, and learn choreography and theater games. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration.

 

Broadway through the Ages
Grades: rising 5th – 8th
Instructor: Hanna Castellano
Dates and Times: Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Look back at the history of musical theater and how the art form has evolved to what we love today. Learn the hits of each era of musical theater through singing, scenes, and movement. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration.

 

Heroes and Legends
Grades: rising 1st – 4th
Instructor: Mrs. J. Brooke Arellano
Dates and Times: Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 9:engaga00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Who doesn’t want to be the leading lady or dashing hero of the story? Learn how to hold an audience’s attention the moment you walk on stage.  Explore the song literature of heroes and legends, build vocal technique and strong stage presence to create a character the audience will root for. Sing, learn choreography, and theater games. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration.

 

Uplifting Women’s Voices Through Choral Music
Grades: rising 5th – 12th
Instructors: Emily Turner and Amy Davis
Dates and Times: Wednesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 22, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Fee: $115 

Sopranos and Altos are invited to join us as we discover and celebrate the rich choral literature written by female composers.

Let’s have Church
Grades: rising 9th – 12th and adults
Instructors: Aaron Brown and Paul Anderson II
Dates and Times: Friday, July 28th, 9:00am – 4:00pm, and Saturday, July 29th, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Fee: $115 

High school and community members are invited to join us to explore Spirituals and Gospel Music. Take a journey and experience moments of reflection, hand-clappin’, and toe-tappin’ music that gives a glimpse into the Black music church experience.

 

Time After Time Decades Revue
Grades: rising 6th – 8th
Instructor: J. Brooke Arellano
Dates: Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: $330 

Ever want to time travel? Learn songs and styles of music through the decades, building vocal technique and performance styles that engage your audience on a journey through time. Sing, learn choreography, and theater games. Perform for your family and friends at the end of camp celebration.

 

NC Middle and High School Honors Chorus Audition Prep
Grades:  rising 6th – 12th
Instructors: Amy Davis and Emily Turner
Dates and Times: Saturday, August 19, 9:00am – 3:00 pm
Fee: $60 

Learn the audition piece for this year’s Middle School Honors Chorus or High School Honors Chorus. Work on sight reading, and benefit from music theory hints and techniques. Meet with adjudicators to learn what makes a great audition and have a mock audition with instant feedback. 

 

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