Lenoir, NC – The Harper School of Performing Arts is proud to announce and invite you to join our 2016 Summer Camps!

Guitar Group:
Guitar Group is a fun and educational class offered for students interested in learning guitar for the first time or those interested in improving on basics skills they have already learned. In a group setting, students will learn guitar techniques including:
Chords, notes and scales of the guitar; Chord changes; Note and rhythm reading; Picking and strumming; Playing Melodies; Guitars and all materials will be provided.
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 and August 2, 4
Time: 6:00—7:00 PM
Ages: 9 and up
Instructor: Jonathan Beal

Music Seminar:
The Harper Schools Music Seminar Camp is the perfect class for those interested in a career in music or just wishing to increase their knowledge of music. This class will cover:
Music History; Instrument Families; Music Theory; Instrumental Ensemble Types; Choral Music; Folk Music; Swing/Jazz/Motown/Beach/Pop/Rock
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28—August 2, 4
Time: 7:00—8:00 PM
Instructor: Jonathan Beal

Beginning Band Camp:
In Beginning Band Camp children will learn the fundamentals. This is a great opportunity for your child to get a head start on band for the year. They will learn to take their instrument apart and how to put it back together, learn the first couple of pages in their book and the first 5 notes of their instrument. They will also learn the correct posture, breathing and rhythm. Students need to bring their instrument and all music will be provided for the week.
Dates: August 8th—August 12th
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Age: Rising 6th Graders
Instructors: Erika Greer, Jim Shulstad and Jonathan Beal

Camp Treble:
Camp Treble is a two week summer music camp where you will experience fun and learning at the same time. You will pick a main music or performing arts category along with 4 additional options for a day full of fun and educational music curriculum. There will be 6 – 45 minute sessions each day and a lunch break (bring your own). Sessions for Camp Treble are as follows:

Elementary Piano, Guitar and Chorus Piano Voice Guitar Concert Band Rock Band
Brass Ensemble Saxophone Ensemble Jazz Ensemble String Ensemble Clarinet Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble Voice Pedagogy Music Theory Chorus Drumming
Dates: July 18th—21st and July 25th—28th
Time: 10:00 AM—4:00 PM
Age: Rising 5th Grade and Up
Instructors: Jonathan Beal, Erika Greer, Carla Reid, Terry Reid, Jim Shulstad and Matthew Snow

* Private Lessons (30 minute) will also be offered before and after the camp each day for $10

We also offer year round enrollment in private lessons for those who are interested in one-on-one instruction. Private lessons are perfect for those looking to improve on certain techniques, those who are uncomfortable with learning in large groups, or if an individual is unavailable to attend the group class times.

We invite you to stop by the school and experience “The Magic that Happens at the Harper School”.

For more information on the Harper School, including rates, contact us at 828-754-2297, or visit our new website www.theharperschool.org and “Like” our Facebook page.