Summer Camps 2023

Summer registration has closed.
Please see our Registration page here for our current class offerings.

Mini Music Makers

Ages: 2 - 4 years

Children will take part in fun activities while learning elements of music including rhythm, singing, listening, and dancing. During Tuesday sessions, we will focus on rhythm instruments, while Thursday sessions will feature melodic instruments and singing. Parents are required to attend.

Music Magic

Ages: 5 - 7 years

Children will explore a variety of instruments, learning basic beginner skills. Music and rhythm reading are also introduced. Parents are encouraged to attend class sessions and practice at home with their children daily, learning to cultivate a positive and joyful experience. This level prepares a child for private lessons at the conservatory.

Music Theory and Composition for Kids!

Ages: 5+

Kids will play music theory games, learn rhythm patterns, write our own mini compositions, and perform them for each other. Come once, twice, or all nine times! We'll learn something new each week.

Ukulele for Beginners

Ages: 6 - 8 years

Kids will enjoy this fun versatile instrument perfect to play in many summer settings like the lake, the beach and the campfire! Students will learn how to tune the ukulele, and play 3 chords, and sing the songs, “Red River Valley” and “Twinkle”.

Musical Crafts: DIY Instrument Making

Ages: 6 - 10 years

Kids will get “hands-on” in each session making their own instrument, weaving together arts and crafts with music!

Beginning Class Piano

Ages: 8 - Adult

Learn how to play the piano in a small-group setting. The course includes keyboard coordination, musical terminology, note and staff reading, primary chord functions, basic theory, and learning pieces of various genres.

Playing Music with Others

Ages: 9 - Adult

Bring your instrument and join in a relaxed, and inspired improvisation experience. Learn the value of “soft skills” required to play your instrument with other musicians! An inspiring musical experience!

Three-Part Harmony Singing Intensive

Ages: 10 - 18

Kids will learn the value of aural skills, the art of singing by-ear, the close harmonies of American pop and folk tunes with a small group of singers. Ear-training and vocal instruction integrated in the class. Learn to sing “Let the Circle Be Unbroken”.

Ukulele Intermediate / Advanced

Ages: 10 - Adult

Students will learn more chords and add more songs to their repertoire. “Stand by Me”, “Over the Rainbow”, The Lion Sleeps Tonight”, and “Tetris Theme”.

Choir and Solfege Intensive

Ages: 10 - Adult

Students will learn to read music and to sing classically and chorally, while getting the immersion experience of "Do-Re-Mi's". Study pitch through the Curwen method of hand signing and integrate the solfege technique in singing. This is a great opportunity to try out our Coeur d’Alene Youth Choir for the coming Fall season!

Chamber Music Ensemble Coaching

Ages: 15 - Adult

Come learn the skills and joy of chamber music; play with your friends and learn from a teacher who has been around the world with movie and orchestral scores!

If we are to hope for a society of culturally literate people, music must be a vital part of our children's education (Yo-Yo Ma)