Voices in the Laurel Summer Music Quest Camp
The camp will take place July 30 – August 3, from 8:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Waynesville (100 South Main Street, Waynesville, NC). Summer Music Quest is open to singers in all area counties who will be entering 1st – 9th grades in the fall. Cost is $85 per chorister and includes all music, snacks, professional instructors, a tee shirt...and 5 days of fun music-making!
Details: Voices in the Laurel’s SummerVoice Music Camp will expand this year to become the Voices in the Laurel Summer Music Quest with funding from the Young Singers Foundation Grant from Sweet Adelines International.
The camp will take place July 30 – August 3, from 8:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Waynesville. Open to singers in all area counties who will be entering 1st – 9th grades in the fall. Campers will learn to sing with proper vocal technique and in harmony. Groups will also rotate through classes in mountain dulcimer, world drumming, and class guitar and piano. Some choral numbers will include choreography. The week will end with a demonstration concert at noon.
Voices in the Laurel Summer Music Quest will feature professional music instructors approved by Sweet Adelines International. Martha Weathers Brown, founding Artistic Director of Voices in the Laurel, will conduct the choirs, assisted by Tim Stiles, a National Board certified music specialist, and Anna Watson, piano instructor and accompanist for Voices in the Laurel. Ann Lough, widely recognized for her teaching and virtuosic dulcimer playing, will teach mountain dulcimer. Sheila Sumter will be the camp choreographer. Other classes will include music theory and guitar.
Quotations from last year’s camp include: “It is the best week of the summer…It’s awesome…I wish it was longer than a week!” Space for Summer Music Quest is limited, so register online at www.voicesinthelaurel.org, or call 828-335-2849.