Section I: rising 7th & 8th graders SESSION FULL
Section II: rising 9th and 10th graders SESSION FULL
Acme’s week-long intensive summer band a recording program is back for 2018 This program is for advanced students and provides a supportive learning environment with lots of personal attention. Students will:
– play together as a band
– write original songs
– get exposure to varied musical styles
– learn about audio engineering
– record a final song in our recording studio
Daily special guest speakers introduce students to new musical ideas and instruments! Past topics include Latin rhythm, punk rock, Indonesian Gamelan, touch-sensitive electronic instruments, lyric writing, and Abelton.
Program ends with a final performance/listening party on Friday afternoon.
Students must be proficient on an instrument with at least two years of study. Maximum 5 students per section. $685
Email email@example.com for more information and to register.
JUNE 2018 (Date TBA)
with Rebecca Pronsky
This 2-hour workshop will provide a solid introduction to the high school vocal audition process for students auditioning in the fall. Students will each receive a private assessment determining strengths and challenges, as well as song suggestions. We will run a mock audition and discuss preparatory work for the summer. Students will leave the workshop with an audition prep packet including information on all NYC vocal program auditions, school-specific requirements, and song lists. $65. Workshop is limited to 5 students. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
SEP – NOV 2018 (Dates TBA)
with Rebecca Pronsky, Juliet Strong, Shelly Girolami
Students will learn the skills to succeed at auditions for LaGuardia, Murrow, PPAS, Frank Sinatra, and other performing arts high schools in New York City. This popular class at Acme will prepare students for both the required rhythm and melody testing, as well as for singing a cappella in front of judges. We’ll cover what makes a great audition and workshop songs for each other. $250. The class is capped at 5 students and sells out quickly, so please email email@example.com as soon as possible to register.