7423 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA  92037

next to La Jolla Elementary 

HOURS: MON-FRI 10a - 7p, SAT-SUN 9a - 4p 

Email us at info@lajollamusic.com or call us at 858.459.3375

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Jul 6-10

Aug 10-14

 

12:30 to 2:30

 

Ages 6 to 13

Summer Guitar Workshop I with Josh

This class is designed to teach the basic rudiments of music as it applies to the guitar. Students will learn correct posture, picking technique, fretting technique, basic rhythm patterns, harmony/chords, melody/scales, sight reading, ear training, songs in multiple genres, and how to play with other musicians. $150 - for students with their own guitar. A rental guitar for the week is $25. There is also a $10 materials fee.

Jul 13-17

Aug 17-21

 

12:30 to 2:30

 

Ages 6 to 13

Summer Guitar Workshop II with Josh

This class picks up where Summer Guitar Workshop I leaves off. Students will advance their picking technique, fretting technique, rhythm patterns, harmony / chords, melody / scales, sight reading, and ear training. You do not need to take the first workshop for this camp, but you do need to know guitar playing basics. $150 - for students with their own guitar. A rental guitar for the week is $25. There is also a $10 materials fee.

Aug 3-7

12:30 to 3:30

 

Ages 6 to 11

Brazilian Rhythm Adventure

Send your child on a cultural journey to Brazil! This week-long summer camp will explore rhythms and stories from this rich culture via drumming, dancing, singing, clapping, and playing. Students will learn to sing traditional songs as well as learn the accompanying rhythms and dances. They will be exposed to Portuguese vocabulary and stories about Brazilian culture. Self-expression will be emphasized as students are encouraged to be creative and improvise. Students will develop musicianship, body awareness, coordination, self-expression, confidence, cultural awareness, teamwork, and language skills. $250 - July 13-17 camp offers an optional lunch from Sorella's for $40 served right after camp.

Jul 6-10

Aug 17-21

 

10:00 to 12:30

 

Ages 6 to 13

Strings Summer Camp with Thomas

Looking to get a heads up on your school orchestra program for the Fall? Or simply looking to have fun making music and improving your string playing over the Summer? Then sign up for the La Jolla Music Summer String Camp! This camp will give students the opportunity to improve their playing skills, play classical and popular music with students at a similar ability level, and enjoy working with other students to make beautiful music. Musical literature will cater to the average ability of the participant. Thomas has been leading the band and orchestra programs at all the San Diego Unified School District's La Jolla area elementary schools and has thoroughly enjoyed helping students make their first connections with making music. $240 - Includes lunch each day from Sorella's.

Aug 24-28

 

8:30 to 11:30

 

Ages 8 to 11

Silver Whistles Flute Camp

Learning to play flute just got more fun! Music education provides an outlet for creativity and self-expression for all students, regardless of musical talent, and contributes to personal growth and satisfaction throughout life. Skills that will be developed include: (a) Technique: posture, hand position, tone development; (b) Rhythmic confidence and ability to read music better. Get a head start for Fall Band with this great development camp! $230 for students with their own silver whistle (flute). A rental flute for the week is $25. Optional lunch from Sorella's is $40 served right after camp.

Aug 3-7

 

10:00 to 12:00

 

Ages 12 to 17

Passion Guitar with James Clarkston

Learn the passion and glory that is Flamenco Guitar! Study strumming techniques, rest strokes, phrasing . . . just to name a few. Imagine playing solo guitar like a pro. Use of the Harmonic Minor Scale and play songs by modern artists like Ottmar Liebert as well as traditional songs like Malaguena. $150 - for students with their own guitar. A rental guitar for the week is $25. Optional lunch from Sorella's is $40 served right after camp.

Jul 27-31

10:00 to 1:00

 

Aug 3-7

9:00 to 12:00

 

Ages 6 to 13

Summer String Workshop with Kelly

This is a fun camp for students interested in going further into their violin experience! During the school year it's a challenge to devote enough time to every string subject students are interested in. This camp will focus on one or two of those subjects each day, while also using pre-selected pieces to apply and practice these concepts.

Day 1 - Hardware, history, and physics of your violin, Tuning and pitch.

Day 2 - Elements of rhythm. Sight reading. Understanding sheet music.

Day 3 - Ensemble playing. Melody and harmony.

Day 4 - Vibrato!

Day 5 - Bowing techniques. Bluegrass and Irish fiddle styles.

$250 - includes lunch each day from Sorella's.