Summer Programs

Every summer Arete Music Academy offers a variety of music camps, beginner classes, art classes and special workshops, as well as private lessons for all instruments. Led by our experienced and dedicated faculty, all summer programs are designed to promote creativity, teamwork, and artistic growth through the process of music making.

In the summer of 2016, Arete Music Academy will be offering:

To learn more about each program, download the summer brochure below.

 

 

Music Technology & Performance Camp - 5-Day Camp 

 

This summer Arete Music Academy is offering two 5-day camps to students with strong basic foundation in music. Through a wide variety of classes and workshops, students will study music intensively during the 5-day program and progress in their musical skills as solo and group performers. Students will also receive hands-on experience in music production, recording, DJing, and songwriting. This program will culminate with an exciting presentation where all students perform at the end of each week. 

June 27 - July 1: MUSIC BY THE BEATLES

July 11 - July 15: CLASSIC AMERICAN MUSIC

Qualifications: Ages 9-18. Open to all instrumentalists and singers with a strong basic foundation in music. Must be able to read music notation and learn parts on their own. Exceptions may apply; an assessment interview would be required.

Program Director & Faculty: Patricia Franceschy, Noel Brennan and guest artists

Day (9am - 12pm)

♪ Small group lessons

♪ Song-writing/composition

♪ Music recording & technology

♪ Intro to the art of DJing 

Afternoon (12:30 - 2:30pm)

♪ Jam sessions (group rehearsals)

♪ Small group lessons

Afternoon Plus (12:30 - 2:30pm)

♪ Art classes

♪ Private lessons (special packages available with an additional fee)

 

 

Musical Theater and Art Camp

 Musical Theater and Art Camp

This fun and engaging music camp is for students of age 6–10 who love to sing, act, and create. This program explores singing, acting, creative movements, and arts & crafts through the bi-weekly musical themes. The program will culminate with an exciting presentation where all students perform and show their talents.

 July 18 – 29: MARY POPPINS*

August 1 – 12: ALADDIN*

*Themes are subject to change

Qualifications: Ages 6 – 10. Must be 6 by July 1, 2016. Exceptions may apply; an assessment interview would be required.

Day (9am - 12pm)

♪ Group voice classes

♪ Speech & diction exercises

♪ Rehearsals for the presentation

♪ Recreational activities

Afternoon (12:30 - 2:30pm)

♪ Acting

♪ Arts & crafts (prop making)

♪ Rehearsals for the presentation

Afternoon Plus (12:30 - 2:30pm)

♪ Art classes

♪ Private lessons (special packages available with an additional fee) 

Please call 201-205-1121 for more information. 

 

Arete Music Academy is located in Englewood Cliffs and we welcome students from the following neighborhoods:

Tenafly Summer Music Program Palisades Park Summer Music Program
Fort Lee Summer Music Program Edgewater Summer Music Program
Cliffside Park Summer Music Program Englewood Cliffs Summer Music Program
Bergen County Summer Music Program  
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