Each program at Leahy Music Camp is designed so that students are met at the level they play, sing, or dance.
Instructors are musicians and artists who are skilled and knowledgeable in a variety of styles and genres. Students will not only develop their own skills and technique, but benefit from each instructor's experience in the music industry. (A really dynamic learning opportunity!)
Depending on the instructor, students may learn by ear or note…..maybe both. They can expect to learn new music, ornaments, improvisation and accompaniment skills, creative approaches to music, and writing/composing strategies. They will also have many opportunities to experience music in new ways by playing and working with others….in small and large groups, pairs, and on their own.
There are a variety of classes to attend at Leahy Music Camp. Participants will be assigned two classes each morning (in an area they choose to receive primary instruction) and take two elective classes each afternoon. All classes are organized by skill level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) so that participants can learn and move at the same general pace. Students have the option to change levels or classes when they come to Camp.
The music programs are comprised of two morning classes that participants are assigned (based on their registration information) and two afternoon classes participants choose on their own. The goal of the the Camp is to support musicians in specific areas in which they want to develop, but also to expose them to other possibilities and opportunities that they may not have had a chance to consider before. With so many musicians, artists, experts, and musical resources in one place, the hope is that participants can access as much as possible.