Spots available in summer Arts Camp and Jazz Camp

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council still has spots available in their Summer Arts Camps:

August Arts Camp 2010
August 9 - 13
9 am - 3:30 pm

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is sponsoring August Arts 2010 August 9-13 at Meridian Park School. August Arts is a week-long camp where students explore several areas of the arts with accomplished artist-educators. Students choose a main area of interest for emphasis (core class) where they spend three hours each day. They also choose two other areas as elective classes for the rest of their day. See Registration Form for more details.

This program is open to students who have completed 3rd through 6th grade by August 10 and have a serious interest in learning more about the arts. Cost is $200. A limited number of scholarships up to $100 are available. Each class is limited to 12 and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served, space available basis. So get your form in early. No day of camp forms accepted.

Shoreline Jazz Camp
August 9 – 13, 16 and 17
9 am - 1 pm

2010 Shoreline Jazz Camp for middle and high school students. The mission of the Shoreline Jazz Camp is to provide young musicians the opportunity to learn and play with some of the regions most accomplished teachers and performers. Our program creates a safe and structured learning environment, in which students of varying skill levels are able share in the joy of playing Jazz. The camp includes instruction in large and small ensembles, and a series of master classes that are designed to refine the individual’s skills and understanding of Jazz.

The jazz camp is at Shorewood High School for students currently in grades 7-12. The cost is $315 and some scholarships are available.

Classes include:
  • Jazz Combo/Improv
  • Big Band
  • Jazz Theory and Harmony
  • Sight-Reading
  • The Art of Solo Transcription
  • Ear Training
  • And many more…..

The camp will showcase the students’ hard work in two performances on August 17. The first will be an 11 am lunch concert at Shorewood High School, and the second will be at 7 pm at the Shoreline North City Jazz Walk, 17739 15th Ave NE.

For more information, including scholarships and deadlines, please contact the Arts Council at 206-417-4645 Applications can be downloaded online .

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture all of the arts in the community through programs and events, arts education, advocacy, and support for artists and arts organizations.


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