Make music this summer! The Community Music School of Webster University offers a variety of summer music programs for all ages, including Kindermusik® Family Camp (6 months – 5 years); String Orchestra Camp (age 7 - high school); Chamber Music Encounter (by audition); Flute Camp (grades 7-12); Band Camp (grades 7-12); Composition Intensive (grades 7-12); "Clazz" String Intensive (ages 12 & up); Songwriting Camp (grades 9-12); and the MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive (21+). Kindermusik® Family Camp is offered in 2 locations – Webster Groves and Faust Park in Chesterfield. All other camps are at our main location at Webster University.
Ready to start lessons on an instrument or avoid a summer slump? CMS also offers a six-week summer session of individual lessons on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, and voice. Adults too! Piano and guitar students start at age 6; string students at age 7-8; wind and brass students at age 9-10; and voice at age 12. We have lesson locations in Webster Groves and Chesterfield.
Come check us out and let's make music together!
Kindermusik Family Camp: June 7 - July 5, 2023
Flute Camp: June 5-9, 2023
Popular Songwriting Camp: June 5-9, 2023
String Orchestra Camp: June 12-16, 2023
Chamber Music Encounter: June 12-16, 2023*
"Clazz" String Intensive: June 20-24, 2023
Band Camp: June 26-30, 2023
Summer Composition Intensive: July 10-21, 2023
MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive: July 31 - August 5, 2023
Individual Lessons Summer Session: June 20 - August 1, 2023
For more information and registration, visit webster.edu/cms
Registration deadline for most camps is May 15, 2023. *Chamber Music Encounter has an early registration deadline of April 1, 2023.
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