Summer Programs

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Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Session

In this weekly small-group ensemble, jazz musicians of all skill levels have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse, and develop the confidence for public performance.

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Composition Club (Summer Online Session)

What’s your song? Music composition encourages students to dream big and explore the power of music. No prior experience in music notation is necessary.

Summer Remote Private Lessons

Private lessons, available on every major instrument and voice, are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Lessons are available online for all skill levels

IJAM

A unique experience melding visual art and music. Students will travel from the Middle Ages through the Contemporary period, learning how to identify music and art from each era, all while having a great time!

Basic Music Theory for Parents of Young Musicians

Over the course of their child’s music lessons, parents would like to understand the music theory on a deeper level. This class will cover a more in depth level of music theory to help parents have greater understanding.

Dr. Suzuki’s World of Composers

We cover a different composer each week from our Suzuki repertoire and learn all about them.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms - an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Yoga for Young Musicians

With stories created around the Suzuki book 1 repertoire, children ages 3 - 6 will sing, move and experience the pieces in their bodies before learning them on their instruments.

Ruth’s Rhythm Dance Party

Put your instrument away and just show up ready to MOVE! Sharpen your rhythm-reading skills, build coordination, and fertilize your brain while moving to your favorite pop, movie, classical, and Broadway tunes.

SECE (Suzuki Early Childhood Education)

Bond with your little one through music! A gateway to our world-class Suzuki program, children and parents learn and interact with other families through music, gently developing social-emotional skills, vocabulary, motor, number, pitch, singing, and listening skills.

PIANO EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP ONLINE

Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this online camp offers a fun, interactive approach to learning piano in small groups of 4-6 students. Our engaging curriculum will have students reading and playing music in no time, with access to online videos and materials to practice at home.

AMY WINEHOUSE TEEN JAZZ CAMP ONLINE

Heat up your jazz and improvisation skills this summer online! Students of all levels and experience with jazz are welcome. Students work in small groups and masterclasses with a top-notch faculty who are active in the creative jazz community, developing skills in improvisation and jazz theory.

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.

Instrument Adventures Summer Extension

Students travel the world through music and explore in-depth a range of instruments found in the wind, brass, string, and percussion families.