3rd and 7th Hour Option Classes

Customize your camp experience!

Campers choose TWO class options. One will serve as your 3rd Hour Option and one as your 7th Hour Option.

Ensemble Classes for like instruments

Flute, Saxophone, Brass, Clarinet, Percussion. Play music for your instrument(s) in a smaller ensemble setting directed with an emphasis on fun. Directed by one of our master teachers, who specializes in your area.

Italian Diction

Bellissima voce! Make every work understood and filled with meaning. Learn basic IPA techniques and sing your Italian songs like a pro.

Experimental Music Ensemble

Not for the creatively inhibited. Learn improvisational and experimental performance techniques and apply them in performance contexts. If you like pushing artistic boundaries, this ensemble may be for you.

Jazz Lab Band

Jazzers, we’ve got your ensemble. You’ll learn a couple of tunes and perform them on our Friday evening Concert in the Weidner.

Instrumental Jazz Improvisation

Learn to improvise, interpret chord symbols, and you’ll play your solos with style.

Introduction to Music Theory

Learn the basics of music making, including chord construction, intervals, keys and scales. You’ll understand and read music in a whole new way.

Musical Theatre

Learn musical theatre style, acting basics, and healthy singing techniques from a pro. Must also take 7th Hour Camp Chorus.

Pop Strings & Fiddling

Expand your musical horizons! Play fun and commercially viable styles ranging from Metal to Bluegrass; definitely not Mozart.

Digital Sound Processing/Production

Get hands-on experience with digital sound production tools including manipulation. You’ll produce work in our modern Macintosh Lab.

Live Recording Techniques

Learn about Microphones, placement, effects, acoustics and post production. Be a part of a production team working on a live recording project.

Beginning Class Piano

Learn to find your way around the piano. Get introduced to the basics of keyboard musicianship, including fingering techniques, five and ten finger exercises, and performance of simple songs.

Camp Chorus

Most Popular!  (7th hour only) Enjoy this highly energizing way to end your musical day. Sing popular Broadway tunes with your friends from all over camp. Camp chorus always ends our Weidner concerts because of all the great emotion it brings.

Rock and Hip Hop History

Get the real and little known stories behind some of Rock and Hip Hop’s greatest music and musicians.

Pop/Jazz Vocal Styling

Learn to sing jazz and pop songs with confidence and style.

Introduction to Music Theory

Learn the basics of musical structure, including chord construction, intervals, keys and scales. You’ll understand and read music on a deeper level.