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SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM:

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This unique and fun-filled summer program is designed for students, grades 7 through 12, who are interested in careers or learning more about music composition, recording or production, and singing.  The program is conducted at the beautiful, state-of-the-art and friendly atmosphere of the University of Maryland College Park School of Music. The program includes:

Music Technology Workshop
Monday through Friday, from 9:00am – 4:00pm:
July 8 -12, 2019, 7th – 9th grade students
July 15 -19, 2019, 10th – 12th grade students

Vocal Music Workshop
Monday through Friday, from 9:00am – 4:00pm:
July 8 -12, 2019, 7th – 12th students for both weeks
July 15 -19, 2019, 10th – 12th grade students

 

Music Technology Participants will:

  • • Explore cutting-edge recording software
  • • Experiment with music composition
  • • Learn about music production
  • • Produce finished MP3 files to share digitally and publish online
  • • Learn about and prepare for education and career opportunities in music
  • • Meet and Collaborate with new music friends
  • • Receive a one-year subscription to MusicFirst Software
  • • Enjoy Master Classes with recording artists, engineers and producers
  • • Be introduced to the business of music.
  • • Learn the proper use of social media and other online tools
  • • Experience the University of Maryland campus

Vocal Music Participants will:

  • • Learn many vocal techniques
  • • Strengthen and build vocal capacity
  • • Perform sight-reading/sight-singing exercises
  • • Collaborate with program participants to create an archival recording of an original composition
  • • Learn to be intentional in their interpretation of lyrics and musical phrasing,
  • • Improve their execution of performance repertoire in the areas of classical arias/Italian art songs, jazz standards, pop, and theatre.
  • • Collaborate with program participants in creating/recording their own compositions or arrangements and perform them for a live audience.
  • • Learn the proper use of social media and other online tools
  • • Experience the University of Maryland campus

All workshops culminate with a public showcase of students ‘creative projects; and students receive a certificate of completion.

This program is made possible in part by funding and support from:

Prince George’s County Council Chair, Todd M. Turner (District 4), Prince George’s County Council Member, Derrick Leon Davis (District 6); and the United Parcel Service (UPS).

Faculty:

William Evans, Director of FAME Programs
Mike Maddox, Music Technology Workshop Director
Johnathan Dunn, Vocal Workshop Director
Alphonso Jiles, Music Technology & Instrumental Instructor
Eric Roberson, Songwriting Workshop
Blossom Ojukwu, Vocal Instructor
Sonia Unger, Summer Intern

 

REGISTRATION AND INFO:
Website: www.FAMEmusic.org • Email: Barbara Blair, bblair@fameorg.org • Call: 301.805.5358

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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