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Songs of Summer 2015

A Performance Workshop for Singers

Registration is closed for both camps.  Please check back soon for next summer's camp dates!

Students Ages 8-12

  • Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26
  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Friday Concert @ 7:00 pm
  • $160

Students Ages 13-18

  • Monday, June 22 - Thursday, June 25
  • 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thursday Concert @ 7:00 pm
  • $160

Location

The Master's College Music Department

Staff

Coordinator/Director: Sarah Dixon, M.M. {TMC Voice Faculty}
Beginning Camp Director: Megan Dixon, M.M. {High School Music Teacher, TMC Graduate}
Choir Director: Susi Johnson {High School Choral Director, TMC Graduate}
Accompanists: Susi Johnson {High School Choir Director, TMC Graduate} & Ivana Cespedes {Songs of Summer Alum}
Improv Teachers:  Tricia Hulet, M.A. {TMC Theatre Arts Director} & James Phillipps {TMC Theatre Arts Asst. Director}
Theory Teacher, Accompanist & Camp Assistant:  Carissa Martin {Piano Teacher, TMC Staff}
Camp Assistant:  Emily Mack {Songs of Summer Alum}

Cost

  • $160
  • Payments are non-refundable.

Registration is closed for both camps.  Please check back soon for next summer's camp dates!

Each student will be required to submit the sheet music for one song that he/she should have memorized to perform during the final concert. Please see "Song Choice Standards" below.

Join us for this fun and beneficial week for all aspiring young singers!

Scholarships {Brenda Dixon Memorial}

Due to the generosity of several individuals' gifts in honor of our camp accompanist from past years, Brenda Dixon, four scholarships (of $80) are available to this year's attendees.  If you are interested in being considered for a camp scholarship, please have students write a one-page essay describing the way in which they forsee Songs of Summer enriching their involvement in music this coming year.  Essays must be emailed to songsofsummer@masters.edu no later than June 1st, and recipients will be notified by June 8th.  The amount of the schoalrship will be refunded from the initial cost.

Daily Schedule Includes:

  • Voice Class & Diction
  • Improvisation & Acting
  • Individual Voice Instruction
  • Performance Techniques
  • Music History & Theory
  • Ensemble Rehearsal

Song Choice Standards

Suggested song books are listed below with age-appropriate songs for each camp. Song books may be purchased through the links below or individual titles may be purchased from musicnotes.com.

Students Ages 8-12:

  • Broadway Songs for Kids
    • I Just Can't Wait to Be King
    • Tomorrow
    • Wendy
    • Maybe
    • Electricity
    • Castle on a Cloud
    • Dites-moi (Tell Me Why)
    • Do-re-mi
    • Gary, Indiana
    • I Whistle a Happy Tune
    • I Won't Grow Up
    • It's the Hard-Knock Life
    • Little Lamb
    • The Lonely Goatherd
    • The Perfect Nanny
    • So Long, Farewell
    • Where is Love?
    • You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile
  • Broadway Presents! Kids' Musical Theatre Anthology
    • All I Do is Dream of You
    • Be Kind to Your Parents
    • Consider Yourself
    • Truly Scrumptious
    • The Girl I Mean to Be
    • Good Morning
    • Heart
    • I Gotta Crow
    • I Just Can't Wait to Be King
    • I Want it Now
    • It's Possible
    • Part of Your World
    • Pure Imagination
    • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
    • Wouldn't It Be Loverly
  • Disney Collected Kids' Solos
    • Once Upon a Dream
    • Can You Feel the Love
    • Beauty and the Beast
    • You've Got a Friend in Me
    • God Help the Outcasts
    • Reflection
    • The Bare Necessities
    • Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo
    • Candle On the Water
    • Chim Chim Cher-ee
    • A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
    • Feed the Birds
    • I've Got No Strings
    • It's a Small World
    • Les Poissons
    • Let's Go Fly a Kite
    • The Lord is Good to Me
    • Love is a Song
    • Never Smile at a Crocodile
    • The Perfect Nanny
    • The Second Star to the Right
    • So This is Love
    • Some Day My Prince Will Come
    • When You Wish Upon a Star
    • A Whole New World
    • Zip-a-dee-doo-dah
  • Church Solos for Kids
    • I'm in the Lord's Army
    • Zacchaeus
    • Amazing Grace
    • Jesus Loves the Little Children
    • Just As I Am
    • Oh, How I Love Jesus
    • This Little Light of Mine
    • Jesus Loves Me
    • Trust and Obey
    • Down in My Heart
    • What a Friend We Have in Jesus
    • This is My Father's World
    • I Would be True
    • Tell Me the Stories of Jesus
    • Jacob's Ladder

Students Ages 13-18:

Questions?

E-mail songsofsummer@masters.edu