2019 Summer Camp
July 22-26, 2019 (Mon-Friday)
For Beginning to Intermediate string players
ages 7 and up! Adult Amateurs are welcome!
Full and Half-day options available
VIOLIN and CELLO INTENSIVE CAMP
mornings from 9am-noon
Come learn musicianship skills with your VIOLIN and CELLO!
Individual attention with supervised practice time
All beginning to advanced intermediate string players are welcome.
ALL STRING CAMP
afternoons from 1-5pm
An entire week of string fun in the afternoons for students from beginner to intermediate levels.
MUSIC PARTY on the last day with pot luck dinner!
WHERE: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1658 Excelsior Ave, Oakland, CA 94602
Morning Intensive Camp - $250
All String Afternoon Camp - $175
Stay for the day - $400 (bring a bag lunch)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS - Space is Limited!
Register by May 31, 2018 - come with a friend! One camper registers at full tuition, friend comes for half tuition. Good for all day or either morning or afternoon, plus FREE T- Shirts!
Register in June 1, 2018 - receive a FREE T-Shirt!
Register after July 1, 2018 - T-Shirts are $10.
REGISTRATION: Download the Registration and Liability Form.
Fill it out and mail along with a non-refundable $20 registration fee per camper, payable to Glenview Strings and mail to:
1520 Wellington St
Oakland CA 94602
Sample Schedule for the Day
(may be adjusted!):
9:00 - 9:30am Yoga
9:30 - 10:00am Theory
10:00 - 10: 50am Supervised Practice, Individual Attention
10:50 - 11:00am Break
11:05 - 12:00pm Movement
12 - 1 LUNCH
Monday - Thursday Afternoons:
1pm - Singing and Technique Class
2pm - Special Guest
3pm - Snack
3:20 - Orchestra
4:10 - Ensembles
5:00 - Camp Ends
1pm - Singing dress rehearsal
2pm - Ensemble dress rehearsal
3pm - Orchestra dress rehearsal
3:20pm - Music Party
4:30 - Potluck Dinner
All families and friends are warmly invited to attend. Campers will wear their Glenview Strings T Shirts. Campers are to wear black pants or skirts and shoes on Friday. There will be a farewell potluck dinner for the campers, their families and staff following the concert. Families with last names starting with A - J, please bring main dishes to share, K - S, please bring side dishes, T - Z healthy desserts! We will provide drinks, plates, napkins and utensils.
What should Campers bring to camp?
Campers should come to camp with their instruments and a bag for their folders, pencils and miscellaneous. All electronic devices should be left at home. Snacks are provided.
What should Campers wear?
Wear appropriate, comfortable clothing. Bring a sweater or sweatshirt for warmth, if needed.
What are the Expectations for Behavior and Health?
Participants are expected to exhibit kind, responsible behavior during camp. Glenview Strings reserves the right to dismiss any child from Camp for disruptive behavior, and the parent/guardian is responsible for picking up the child from Camp, with no refund, in the event that such a dismissal occurs. Participants are also expected to be in good health at Camp, with current vaccines.
Where can I rent an instrument?
Violins, violas and cellos can be rented by the month from the following:
A & G music in Oakland
Ifshin Violins in El Cerrito
A reasonably priced on-line option