Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Summer Music Camps and Local Children's Choirs

Some wonderful opportunities for camps this summer as well as children’s choirs around town have come across my desk. Here are some details if you are looking for a musical activity for your child:

“Arts Have Heart” summer camp at Otterbein College, July 19th – 23rd
-day camp for children, grades 2-5
-art and music classes daily from 9AM – Noon
-all classes in the A/C Batelle Fine Arts Center
-reading music, singing, playing instruments, movement activities
-art projects about shape, line, balance, form, and more
-Instructors: Amy Chivington and Gretchen Cochran
-Call 614-823-1110 or email achivington@otterbein for information

“Broadway2LA” Acting Camps for Teen and Kids
-3 different weeks for Teens (13-18): June 14-18, July 12-16, August 2-6
-3 different weeks for Kids (6-12): June 21-25, July 19-23, August 9-13
-Kids broken up into age groups of 6-9 and 10-12
-Location: the Historic Ohio Theatre, 39 East State Street
-Camps run from 9AM – 3PM
-learn the basics of acting in theatre, film, television, and commercials
-Instructors: Chad J. Willett, Andy Falter, Ray Conrad
-Contact the Broadway2LA Acting Studio for information and registration:
614-572-9005 info@broadway2LA.com Broadway2LA website

Columbus International Children’s Choir
-now enrolling new members ages 4-18
-choir season is from September to May
-rehearsals on Saturdays at North Congregational United Church of Christ
-For more information: 614-789-9392 or www.cmaacademy.org

Con Brio! Children’s Choir
-placement interviews being scheduled on Thursdays in May and June, with additional interviews scheduled as needed
-Worthington community based children’s and youth choral program for singers age 4-17
-concert season is September through May
-rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at Slate Hill Elementary
-Worthington Music Educators are among the staff:
Emily DePaul Gil (Slate Hill); Lori Gustina (Worthington Hills)
-Contact: 614-315-6312 or www.conbrio.cc

Here’s hoping you have a musical summer! Enjoy!