Dates: Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 16
Boys and Girls Ages 10-16
Daily: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This beginner to intermediate camp will focus on popular music of all commercial styles rock, pop, country, hip-hop, improvisation and creativity. It will offer practical, audio and performance opportunities with an emphasis on the current day music scene. Members will explore and gain an understanding of the audio/visual equipment used by rock bands for performance and recording. Further instruction will be given in band etiquette, instrument role, microphone technique, balance, blend, mixing, lead singing, dynamics and showmanship. Students will participate in a weeklong camp/rehearsal with a final performance at week’s end. Instruments will be provided but feel free to bring your own!
COST - Half-Day $185
Rock Band from 9:00am-12:00pm
Beginner to Intermediate
Sport tote bag
Snack not included
WHAT TIME DO I NEED TO CHECK IN?
Check in is at 8:45 a.m. on the first day of Camp and then after that parents can drop their kids off anytime between 8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
WHEN CAN I PICK UP MY CAMPER ON THE LAST DAY?
Campers are to be picked up no later than 12:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
West Coast born and raised, Scott McGill holds a diploma in pop voice and jazz at Capilano University in Vancouver and is currently a full time student at Vancouver Island University pursuing his Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Guitar. Scott gained industry attention with the release of two notable independent albums nominated for esteemed music awards: in 1997, the album, First Time won runner-up at the YTV Youth Achievement Awards. In 2000, Check the Hype was nominated Best New Indie Album at the influential West Coast Music Awards. In 2001, Scott was selected for a part in the Global Television reality show, Pop Stars: Boy Meets Girl, filmed in Toronto. Scott has and is still part of a variety of musical acts and can be found playing all over Vancouver Island and the lower mainland. He also composes and records his own solo projects and works as a studio musician. He has opened for bands and artists such as Nickleback, Keith Urban, and Wide Mouth Mason and describes his work as “popfolksoul”. Currently, Scott is on faculty and teaches music at Brentwood College as well as Minstrels Conservatory of Music in Cobble Hill. Scott’s teaching philosophy encourages students to find their own voice through music.