Summer Programs

Families, school-aged children, teens and adults can explore new skills over the summer. Multiple camps and summer workshops keep the music playing!

Download the 2021 Summer brochure

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Kindermusik® Family Adventures

June 1 - July 21, 2021
(weekly classes)

Experience enough music, stories, and activities to inspire a lifetime of learning! In Kindermusik camp parents and children will play, learn, sing, dance, create, and share in the fun of making music together as an enthusiastic Kindermusik educator guides the class through each research-proven and giggle-approved activity. 

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Flute Camp (online)

June 7 - 11, 2021
2 - 5 p.m.

Facilitated by Nadine Hur, this program is designed to address flutists individual strengths and challenges. It includes warm-up exercises, tone, intonation and breathing techniques, and work with nationally-renown guest flutists Jeanne Baxtresser and Soo-Kyung Park.

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String Orchestra Camp

June 14 - 18, 2021
9 a.m. - Noon 

Make music with new friends from all over St. Louis! Students will participate daily in full string orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, and master classes/special presentations. Three orchestra levels under the direction of CMS orchestra conductors will musically challenge every student. Student musicians in each orchestra will enjoy an exciting and rigorous experience. 

View the 2021 culminating performance

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Chamber Music Encounter

June 14 - 18, 2021
1 – 5 p.m.  

Professional chamber musicians and experienced CMS faculty coach trios, quartets, and quintets. Compositions are performed by and written for one player for each part. Guest performers and speakers share their experiences in successful chamber music performance and ensemble development. 

View the 2021 culminating performance

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Band Camp

June 21 - 25, 2021
9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Work with expert professional musicians in sectionals, ensembles, master classes and special events. Past guests and clinicians include members of the St. Louis Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Funky Butt Brass Band, St. Louis Brass Ensemble, St. Louis Symphony Trombone Quartet, Equinox Chamber Players, and Dawn Weber and The Electro Funk Assembly.  View the 2021 culminating performance

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MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive

June 27 - July 2, 2021 

The MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive places adult amateur instrumentalists in chamber ensembles of various sizes and instrumentation to work with faculty player/coaches. The collaborative faculty have included members of the St. Louis and Boston Symphony Orchestras, the Arianna String Quartet, and other St. Louis area performers and teachers.

 

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Summer Composition Intensive

July 5 - 16, 2021
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (M-F)

Students in the CMS Composition Intensive will work with St. Louis-area composers and musicians, utilize the Webster University Department of Music’s computer lab, and work in peer groups according to experience level, to create an original work that will be be recorded by musicians from Chamber Project Saint Louis. 

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Clazz String Intensive

July 7 – 11, 2021
2 - 5 p.m.

The Clazz String Intensive is designed to introduce classically trained string players to the art of improvisation through the pedagogical ideals of jazz and musical languages from other cultures. In this workshop, students will be exposed to jazz, blues, bluegrass, Celtic, Indian classical, and more. 

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Summer Session of Individual Lessons

June 19 - Aug. 2, 2021

With our six-week summer session of individual lessons, students can avoid a musical "summer slump," leap forward in their progress before school programs start in the fall, or try a new/additional instrument!

Learn More about our individual lessons.