Want to learn a new instrument? The ukulele provides a unique sound in a compact instrument that is easy to learn. We will focus on learning the parts of the instrument, how to hold the ukulele, tuning, while also providing an introduction to basic chords, strum patterns, and simple songs. And we will have a fun time doing it!
Harford String Orchestra is open to string students in grades 6 - 8 who are currently enrolled in their school orchestra program, where available. Students younger than 6th grade who have studied their instrument for at least three years are encouraged to audition. The conductor of the Harford String Orchestra is Ms. Welsey Thompson. The Orchestra Advisory Board will audition prospective members and hold weekly rehearsals. Interested students should contact their music teacher for an audition application.
Harford Youth Orchestra is open to string players or students, grades 9-12, and wind and percussion students, grades 8-12, who are currently enrolled in an instrumental ensemble at their school, if available. Enrollment in the orchestra is open to students in the vicinity of Harford County, including neighboring counties such as Baltimore, Cecil, and York. The conductor is Brian Folus. All students must audition for placement in the orchestra. Interested students should contact their music teacher for an audition application.
This one-week jazz camp is under the direction of the amazing Mr. Benny Russell. Students should be prepared to work as an ensemble and to sharpen their improvisational skills. Lunches will be provided daily; however, students should pack a mid-morning and afternoon snack. The instruments that are involved are saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocals. All students are required to have their own instruments as well as The Real Book in their appropriate keys.
This week-long string camp is under the direction of Mr. Brian Folus, founding conductor of the Harford String Orchestra. Students will have daily string orchestra rehearsals and, throughout the week, small group sessions with guest clinicians. The culminating event will be a concert on Friday evening. Boxed lunches will be available daily; however, students should pack a mid-morning and afternoon snack.
Mon. - Fri.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Entering grades 6-12.
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Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015