Summer Music School

Summer Music 2018
Dates:  TBD
Mountlake Terrace High School
21801 44th Ave W
Mountlake Terrace, WA  98043
SMS parade 2016            
4th of July parade 2016                           Photos by: Phil Onishi

Summer Music School (SMS '18) will run every weekday from 8:00am to 1:00pm .  Dates have not yet been established  Please check again in Spring.  

SMS is sponsored by the Edmonds School District’s Visual and Performing Arts Department. This exciting program offers a diverse mix of music performance and exploratory opportunities for students entering 6th through 12th grade*.  Our faculty of professional educators and musicians maintain a positive atmosphere that promotes student growth while supporting their self-confidence and personal pride.

 *One year of instrumental experience in Band or Orchestra is required.  Students outside of the Edmonds School district are also welcome but will have to register via USPS.  See registration and payment information below.

Camp Calendar 
Dates:  TBD
TBD- First Day!
Wed. July 4th -Edmonds 4th of July Parade
TBD - Marathon Day - Bowling!
   8am to 2:30pm (end time will be confirmed in a newsletter)
TBD - Evening Concert
TBD - Last Day Elective Concert
Mountlake Terrace High School
21801 44th Ave W
Mountlake Terrace, WA  98043 
Daily Schedule

8:00-9:00-Choir/All Camp

9:00-9:50-1st Exploratory Elective

9:50-10:40-2nd Exploratory Elective

10:40-10:55 - *Morning Break

10:55-11:45-3rd Exploratory Elective

11:45-1:00-Orchestra or Band

  *Students will need to bring a snack  for the mid-morning break. Lunch will  not be provided.

 Your student’s daily schedule is designed to provide experience in:

  • Concert Band or Orchestra
  • Concert Choir
  • Vocal/Instrumental Jazz
  • Vocal/Instrumental Ensembles
  • Exciting and fun electives!
Registration and Payment Information (We are not currently accepting registrations. Please check again in Spring 2018)
Tuition is $325.00 per student and includes all courses, music, transportation to field trip/events and a camp t-shirt. Registration deadline is TBD.
2 ways to register: ONLINE or BY MAIL 
ONLINE - The registration link is not currently active.
To register and pay online please visit TouchBase, the School District's online payment site, at this link:
Your user name and password are the same ones that you use for Skyward Family Access.  You need to answer all questions regarding permission, health and electives choices.
Follow this path:
   Shop - Items at All Schools,
   School Type - District,
   School - District,
   Category - Summer Music
  (The online method of payment will only work for Edmonds School District students.  All others pay by mail)



Download a registration form HERE.  Complete all information.
Mail the completed form with a check for $325 (made out to Edmonds School District, or ESD) to:
Edmonds School District
Attn:  Music Dept.
20420 68th Ave. W
Lynnwood, WA  98036 

Financial Assistance

Limited financial assistance is available through most schools. Please check with your music teacher or school parent group.  The deadline for applying for financial assistance is June 1, 2017.

Concert Band & Orchestra

These core performance groups are designed to offer students a daily experience in their major performing ensemble (band or orchestra). Core groups will rehearse and perform a variety of music at all levels.

   Parade 2 2016    keyboards


All students participate in Concert Choir and have elective opportunities in Vocal Ensembles, Musical Theater and Jazz Choir. In each group, students gain experience in vocal production and performance skills.

Small Ensemble Electives

Each student selects a focus Ensemble Elective (Jazz Band, Jazz Choir or Instrumental Ensemble) for his or her daily schedule. These groups offer opportunities for learning and performance in a small ensemble context.

Exploratory Electives

Fun and interesting electives are designed for students to try something new! Here are some of the classes that have been offered in the past:

  • Beginning Instruments
  • Electronic Music
  • Composition and Arranging
  • Small Ensembles
  • Music Theory
  • Steel Drums
  • Harp
  • Musical Drama
  • Art Classes
  • Korean Drumming
  • Mariachi
  • Marimba Ensembles
  • Guitar
  • Group Piano Lessons 
  • Ukulele
  • Art
  • Jazz

 *Electives will be offered depending upon student interest, equipment and staffing availability.


March in a Parade

All students will have the opportunity to march in the Edmonds 4th of July Parade. Students will learn a marching band song or learn to do a flag routine. This is a wonderful and fun event for the whole family.

 SMS 7

More Activities

·         Music Marathon Day field trip 

·         Evening concert

·         Electives concert & BBQ day.

For more information call or email:

SMS Camp Director- Jennifer Schillen


ESD Music Office- Laurie Piper



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