MUSIC LESSONS – Summer Classes & Camps – Camas Vancouver Ridgefield WA 2018

MUSIC LESSONS – Summer Classes & Camps – Camas Vancouver Ridgefield WA 2018 2018-04-16T11:29:47+00:00

Camas Summer Schedule

Times and Dates
updated 4/13/2018

What’s Happening

Opus Summer Session is a short six-week session from
July 9th through August 18th, 2018

How do I sign up for lessons at Opus?
Option 1:
Call Mon-Fri 9:00am-8:00pm, Sat 11-2pm or come into one of our locations during office hours.
Camas (360) 833-9604 Tue-Thur 2:00-7:00pm, hours may vary.
Ridgefield (360) 887-8770 Mon, Tue, Thur 2:00-7:00pm, hours may vary.

Option 2: Fill out the online inquiry form found in the main menu. We have a form for each location, so please select the one you’re interested in. When we receive your registration form, we will contact you within 2 business days.

Private Lessons

Private Lessons – Ages 6 to Adult
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

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Brand new to Private Lessons at Opus School of Music?  To reserve a spot with us, call our front desk staff to see what times are available for our popular Private Lessons.

Current student in these programs? Your lesson time is reserved year-round ~ No registration required.

Private Lessons are typically scheduled once a week for the short six-week summer session, Mon – Fri , 3:00 – 8:00 pm Sat, 9:00 – 3:30 pm. However you may choose to customize the frequency and duration of your lessons.
Vacationing during Summer Term? Make-up classes available.

All prices below include a lesson once a week, three lessons in July and three in August.

$99 half-hour per month
$148.50 forty five minutes per month
$198 one-hour per month

Group Piano & Group Guitar

Group Piano & Group Guitar – Ages 6 to 9
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

Brand new to Group Classes at Opus School of Music? To reserve a spot with us, call our front Desk Staff to see what times are available for our popular Group Classes.

Current Student in these programs? Your lesson time is reserved year-round ~ No registration required.

The perfect elementary piano or guitar class with both ensemble and private lesson focus!  Our groups are fun, unique piano or guitar group classes where students learn correct technique and postures from the start, learn to read music, and have fun playing music theory & skill games together! Individual home-play assignments are tailored to the child. Choose your day or come multiple days a week. Students progress at their own rate. Tuition: $139.50.

Group Piano

Mondays: 4:00-4:45
Tuesdays: 1:00-1:45
Thursdays: 5:00-5:45

Group Guitar


Mondays: 4:00-4:45
Tuesdays: 1:00-1:45
Thursdays: 5:00-5:45

Summer Music for the Young Child

Preschool Music – Ages 18 months to 6 years old
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

Through instruments, games, singing, crafts, worksheets, and very small group classes, we teach children in a fun & exciting way.  Come dance like a tree and dance with your nose. Tuition: $139.50.

Music Fun Time – ABCs (18 months-3 years)           Music Fun Time – Young Child (3-5 years)
Tuesdays: 11:00-11:30                                                        Tuesdays: 11:45-12:15
Wednesdays: 5:15-5:45                                                      Wednesdays: 6:00-6:30
Thursdays: 3:15-3:45                                                          Thursdays: 4:00-4:30
    

Superstars – Ages 5 1/2 – 7 years
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

This popular curriculum gives children a trifecta of pre-piano, ukulele, and vocal skills.

Piano/Keyboard Lessons
Ensemble keyboard play reinforces music reading, ear-training skills, composition and improvisation weekly. Each lesson, the students will be monitored individually to ensure that all foundations are present, including posture, hand positioning, and tension-free technique.

Ukulele Lessons
We choose the ukulele at Opus Music School as the perfect foundations instrument before guitar, or even violin. They are designed for little hands, for both plucking melodies, and strumming chords. Our students learn to read ukulele notation too, and we work on correct alignment of the hands.

Beginning Mini-Glee Singers
Following a conductor, singing with clear diction and open vowel shapes, learning correct singing posture and even adding some choreography. Our emphasis is always healthful singing, with proper breath support, so the children learn to use their vocal cords safely, without strain.

Wednesday 3:00-3:45
Tuition: $139.50

Summer Glee-Ages 6-12
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

For Continuing and New Students. Singing in the summer is a joyful activity. Bring a friend!

Learn how to sing properly with breath and tone support, while singing with fun back-tracks and microphones. Ensemble, solo and back-up singing skills. Glee choreography too! Keep your singing skills sharp this summer. Fun, energetic class, with seasonal song picks. Great preparation for school musicals or for continuing with Opus’ Chorus and Glee Programs in the fall.

Thursdays: 3:00-3:45
Tuition: $139.50

Kids Ukulele Band – Ages 6 to 11
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

Stummin’ & Pluckin’! For both new & continuing students. Students read ukulele notation and gain ensemble skills in this fun setting. Keep your ukulele skills up this summer!

kids-playing-ukuleleTuesdays: 2:00-2:45
Tuition: $139.50

Bands

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Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

It’s time to play! Opus provides the direction, instruction and amplification. Members choose the name and songs. They will play drums, guitar, piano and vocals, etc. Bands will be invited to participate in the Summer Showcase and gigs around the community. Tuition: $139.50

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Ages 8-12
Tuesdays: 5:00-5:45

Ages 12-up
Tuesdays: 6:00-6:45
Thursdays: 6:00-6:45

Specialty Classes

Young Producers Club – Ages 12 to Adult
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

Learn how to use computers, software, and recording techniques to produce beats and electronic music.  Live recording techniques are introduced with a focus on personal production projects.

Young Producers Club 1

Learn the beginning concepts of sound design, music theory, and studio applications

Day/Time TBA

Young Producers Club 2

Build on concepts introduced in Young Producers Club 1 with a focus on personal  music production projects.

Day/Time TBA

Musical Styles in Composition – Ages 12 to Adult
Summer Session – July 9th through August 18th

If you don't know they key, take the class.

An introduction to general music concepts such as theory, ear training, various styles and forms of composition. The class has a focus on the piano. However, the course also explores voice, ukulele, guitar, marimba, drums, woodwinds (flute, clarinet), brass (trumpet), and strings (violin/cello). The teacher may introduce others not listed here.This class is a prerequisite for Young Producers Club 2  and strongly recommended during the first year of private lessons.

Day/Time TBA