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SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM 2020

Cancelled Refunds Pending

Click here to download SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM Flyer

Click here to download the Fact Sheet

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 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 6-10, 2020, 7th – 9th grade students
July 13-17, 2020, 10th – 12th grade students

Vocal Music Workshop
Monday through Friday, from 9:00am – 4:00pm
July 6-10, 2020, 7th – 9th grade students
July 13-17, 2020, 10th – 12th grade students

FAME Jazz Band Program Intensive
Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
July 13-17, 2020, FAME Jazz Band students only

 

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 and more!

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 execution of performance repertoire in the areas of classical arias/Italian art songs, jazz standards, pop, and theatre
  • and more!

All workshops culminate with a public showcase of student’s 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)
United Parcel Service (UPS)
PEPCO, an Exelon Company

Faculty:
William Evans, Program Director
Mike Maddox, Music Technology Workshop Director • Alphonso Jiles, Music Technology & Instrumental Instructor
Blossom Ojukwu, Vocal Workshop Director • Langston Hughes, II, Program Assistant

 

REGISTRATION AND INFO:

Email: Dr. Melissa Morales, mmorales (at) famemusic.org  •  or call 301.805.5358

Application closed

 

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