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Beginning Guitar Camp

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Using activities and games and hands on playing, students will learn basic chords, basic strumming patterns, taking care of the guitar and a little of the history of the guitar in a nurturing environment with the goal of giving each student a good overall introduction to the guitar. At the end of the camp, student will learn names of guitar strings, parts of the instrument, and several beginner-level songs to wow parents in the concert on the last day of camp.

Camp fee includes a t-shirt.

Already a master? Join our  Rock Exploration or Girls Rock Camps.

Camp is offered:

  • Week of 6/19, 10 am – 12 pm. Ages 6-8

Can be combined with:

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* Any morning and afternoon camp may be combined for a whole-day experience (making sure it’s for the same age group).

Early drop-off and late pick-up is also available for only $25 for the entire week. It includes supervised lunch hour – please bring lunch with you.

* Early drop-off is 8:15 am and late pick-up is by 5:45 pm (6:00 pm for afternoon rock camps). Registration is available online (click here), or from the “Summer Camps — Summer At A Glance” menu (top right, second entry in the camp listing).

* AM ONLY 1/2 DAY CAMPERS: You can drop off a child early for an AM camp and pick them up at noon if the child is not staying in the afternoon. Sing-up for an early drop-off / late pick up and pay $25 for the week.

* PM ONLY 1/2 DAY CAMPERS: You can drop off the child for the PM camp and pick them up by 5:45. Sing-up for an early drop-off / late pick up and pay $25 for the week.

* You cannot sign up for a PM camp only and drop off the child at 8:15, or sign up for an AM camp only and pick up the child by 5:45. If signing up for only one camp, be it AM or PM, early drop off and late pick up can only accommodate pre-camp care for AM campers or post-camp care for PM campers.

* LUNCH HOUR ONLY: If registering for AM and PM camp WITHOUT early drop-off and late pick-up, and the child WILL STAY here for the lunch hour (please bring bag lunch), supervised lunch hour is available for FREE. We still need to know, thus  Click here to register for supervised lunch hour, or register from the ‘Summer Camps — Summer At A Glance” menu (top right, first entry in the camp listing).

* Contingent on adequate enrollment – camps may be cancelled due to low enrollment – register early to reserve your spot and avoid cancellations. 

 
Camp Age Group: Ages 6-8
Camp Prerequisite:

No Prerequisite

Maximum Camp Size: 9

Beginning Guitar Camp

Instructor: Donald Broerman – GuitarDonald Broerman, Guitar, Wyoming Fine Arts Center Donald Broerman, a Cincinnati native, earned his BM in Classical Guitar Performance at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) under the direction of Clare Callahan, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2013. He has also studied with David Case at the University of Oregon (School of music), as well as, Jazz guitar with Mike Denny and Chris Sorenson and started his training at the Musical Arts Center in Cincinnati. During his time at CCM Mr. Broerman performed in master classes from internationally acclaimed artists such Oscar Ghiglia, David Russell, Robert Belinic and Rupert Boyd and participated in classes given by Zoran Dukic, Marcin Dylla, Carlos Perez, Johannes Möller, Daniel Lippel and others. Mr. Broarman is also an active composer, whose compositions are primarily solo guitar works. He briefly studied composition with Terry McQuilken at the University of Oregon, Orchestration at CCM and private lessons with Jennifer Jolley (Composition Professor at Ohio Wesleyan, President and Co-founder of N.A.N.O. Works Opera Company). A budding interest in this field has led to performances of his own works at CCM’s North of Here, Classical Revolution and a commission by The Ascend Project. Mr. Broerman is a performing artist of great caliber and delights the listeners in the tri-state area with his performances at private concerts, parties and weddings. He is also a dedicated pedigogue and currently teaches at Indian Springs Academy of Music, Northern Kentucky School of Music, Wyoming Fine Arts Center and School House Rhythm. You may visit Mr. Broerman's website at: www.donaldbroerman.com  
Camp Dates: 06/19/2017 - 06/23/2017
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Single Tuition: $135 (Deposit: $50)
Sibling Tuition: $121.50 (Deposit: $50)

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NEW TIME!!!! Friday 6/23 @ 4:30 – 6:00 (ish) – Audition is for July Camp only. More info on the camp page – here.

Half and full day camps.

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For ages 5-14

Before and After Care Available.