2021 EXCHANGE STREET RECORDS SUMMER ROCK CAMP
Write, collaborate, & Perform in a Band!
Our music summer camp offers an opportunity for young people to develop the skills needed explore the world of popular music. Whether a student in interested in playing guitar, drums, bass, ukulele, keyboards or just sing, they will learn todays favorite songs to play with a group. Students will also study successful techniques in the areas of improvisation, stage presence and live sound. Songwriting techniques and song structure with the goal of composing our own songs for performance and future recording will be covered. The week will conclude with a live performance event at Auburn Public Theater. Many summer students continue on with our fall music program and then join Perform For Purpose, a local youth music performance group that plays live concerts to raise funds for worthy causes.
Ages 10 – 18
Monday through Friday, July 26 through July 30
9:00am – 2:00pm
Friday, July 30 at 6:30pm – live concert performance
Teachers: Jim VanArsdale and Kirstin Shepard
*Skill and Equipment Requirements for Rock Band Camp:
For guitar, students should be familiar with open chords (with barre chords preferred) and be able to read basic chord charts. Bring your own electric guitar, tuner and cable. Amplifiers are provided.
For bass, students should be familiar with basic tablature and techniques and be able to read basic song charts. Bring your own electric bass, tuner and cable. Amplifiers are provided.
For drums, students should be familiar with basic techniques and be able to understand basic song charts. Just bring your sticks!
For keyboards and vocals, students should be familiar with basic techniques and be able to understand basic song charts. Just bring yourself!
Summer Rock Band
- 8 Exchange Street
- Auburn, NY 13021
- July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
- Auburn Public Theater
- $150 or pay what you can
- Recurring daily