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New Orleans-area 2018 summer camp guide: Music/dance 

click to enlarge Campers receive instruction in music as well as training in the business side of the arts at the Second Line Arts Collective’s Sanaa Music Workshop.

Campers receive instruction in music as well as training in the business side of the arts at the Second Line Arts Collective’s Sanaa Music Workshop.


MUSIC/DANCE

Beyond the Stage Voice Camp
1325 Gov. Nicholls St., (504) 952-9223; www.facebook.com/beyondthe- stagevoicecamp
Ages: 8-16 years old, coed
Dates: June 4-July 13
Tuition: $500
The camp offers intensive vocal training in theater piano and music theory, with a performance at the end of camp.

Dancing Grounds
3705 St. Claude Ave., (504) 535-5791; www.dancingrounds.org
Ages: 8-14 years old, coed
Dates: June 4-June 29
Tuition: $400
The camp provides dance training in African, ballet, hip-hop, modern and other dance forms. Students will perform at camps around the city during the last week. Lunch and snacks are provided. Extended care is available.

Giacobbe Academy of Dance Summer Workshop
6925 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-0940; www.giacobbe-academydance.com
Ages: 8 years and older, coed
Dates: June 25-July 27
Tuition: Varies by class
The academy offers instruction in ballet, pointe, jazz and stretch during five weeks of daily classes.

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra's Summer Music Festival Camp
Loyola University, Communication and Music Complex, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 861-1801; www.noyo.org/summer-fest
Ages: 7-19 years old, coed
Dates: June 4-8
Tuition: $295-$350
The 23-year-old program holds a weeklong camp with professional musicians at all rehearsals, culminating in a public performance.

Lelia Haller Ballet Intensive Ballet Workshop
4916 Canal St., (504) 482-0038; www.lhballet.com
Ages: 8 years old and older, coed
Dates: June 4-9
Tuition: $250 per week or $15 per hour
Arkadiy and Katya Orohovsky lead the workshop in ballet technique, pointe, repertoire, variations, stretching, character, ballet history and pas de deux, and ends with a presentation for family and friends.

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., (504) 392-2002; www.louisarmstrongjazzcamp.com
Ages: 10-21 years old, coed
Dates: June 25-July 13
Tuition: Varies
The camp provides jazz education in reeds, brass instruments, piano, bass, drums, percussion, guitar, strings, vocals, swing dance, music composition and money literacy. There's a field trip, and the camp culminates in a concert by campers.

Mandeville School of Music & Dance
105 Campbell Ave., Suite 3, Mandeville, (985) 674-2992; www.laapa.com/camp
Ages: 5-16 years old, coed
Dates: July 9-27
Tuition: $299 per week
The camp offers a range of music and dance programs, including piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, cello, drums, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, music theory, composition, ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop, musical theater and tumbling.

Muggivan School of Irish Dance
901 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 205, Metairie, (504) 259-7315; www.muggivanirishdance.com
Ages: 3 years old and older, coed
Dates: June 18-22 (beginner camp), July 30-Aug. 3 (intensive camp)
Tuition: Varies by class
Beginners will learn Irish dance and hear Irish music. Campers at the intensive session will work on dance technique and take strength classes, do drills and more.

Pitch Camp — A Cappella Camp for Young Women
University of New Orleans, 6801 Franklin Ave.; www.crescentcitysoundchorus.com/pitchcamp
Ages: 12-26 years old, girls
Dates: June 4, 7 & 9
Tuition: $50
The nonprofit Crescent City Sound Chorus presents the camp, which teaches girls and women ages 12 to 26 how to sing a cappella style. All abilities are welcome; a short audition recording is required for placement. There's a performance at the end of camp.

Princess Classes and Camp
The Martha Mayer School of Dance, 3313 Division St., Metairie, (504) 888-3677; www.mmsodnola.com
Ages: 3-5 years old, girls
Dates: July 9-13
Tuition: $100
The weeklong camp offers dance, movement and other activities.

River Ridge School of Music & Dance
2020 Dickory Ave., Suite 200, Harahan, (504) 738-3050; www.laapa.com/camp
Ages: 5-16 years old, coed
Dates: July 9-27
Tuition: $299 per week
The camp offers a range of music and dance programs, including piano, singing, guitar, violin, viola, cello, drums, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, music theory and composition, ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop, musical theater and tumbling.

St. Mary's Dominican Band Camp
7701 Walmsley Ave., (504) 865-9401, ext. 5004; www.stmarysdominican.org
Ages: Fifth-ninth grade, girls
Dates: June 4-8
Tuition: $125 per week
The high school's faculty leads the camp. Extended care is available.

Second Line Arts Collective Presents Sanaa Music Workshop
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.; www.secondlinearts.org
Ages: 14-19 years old, coed
Dates: June 4-15
Tuition: $600
The camp provides training in the arts as a business and offers private instruction and classes in small combo group, music marketing, licensing, touring, branding and social media. There's also a guest lecture lunch series.

Summer Hip-hop The Martha Mayer School of Dance, 3313 Division St., Metairie, (504) 888-3677; www.mmsodnola.com
Ages: All ages, coed
Dates: July 16-20
Tuition: $50 per week
Instructor Eleni Korominas teaches intermediate and advanced tumbling classes.




GENERAL/VARIED OFFERINGS

OVERNIGHT CAMPS/OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

SPECIAL NEEDS

SPECIALTY CAMPS
Academics | Art | Culinary arts | Cheerleading
Fashion | Language Immersion | Music/dance
Photography/videography | Robotics/computers
Science/nature

SPORTS/FITNESS
Baseball/Softball | Basketball
Football | Gymnastics/tumbling | Other/variety of sports
Soccer | Volleyball | Theater/drama | Video games

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