Summer Music School

Summer Music 2018
Dates:  June 25th to July 13th
 
Location:
Mountlake Terrace High School
21801 44th Ave W
Mountlake Terrace, WA  98043
 
Parade 2017
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  are Monday through Friday June 25th  to July 13th, 2018.  

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.  (
One year of instrumental experience in Band or Orchestra is required.) Our faculty of professional educators and musicians maintain a positive atmosphere that promotes student growth while supporting their self-confidence and personal pride.

Students outside of the Edmonds School district are also welcome but will have to register via USPS.  See registration and payment information below.

2018 Camp Calendar 
Dates:  June 25th to July 13th (unless we have more snow days)
Mon., June 25th - First Day!
Wed., July 4th -Edmonds 4th of July Parade
Fri., July 6th - Marathon Day - Bowling!
   8 am to 2:30 pm (end time will be confirmed in a newsletter)
Thur. July 12th - Evening Concert
Fri. July 13th - Last Day Elective Concert
  
Location 
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 
Tuition is $325.00 per student and includes all courses, music, transportation to a field trip and a camp t-shirt. Registration deadline is TBD.
 
 To register and pay for Summer Music please choose one method:
ONLINE or
BY MAIL 
 
ONLINE -  Please visit TouchBase, the District's online payment site at this link:
https://wa-edmonds.intouchreceipting.com

Your username 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 USPS mail)

BY MAIL- Download a registration form here: SMS 18 Reg. form for website updated.pdf

Mail completed form 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 15, 2018.

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.

  Strings    
Band 2017


Choirs

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.
Choir 2017

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.
 Harps 2017Steel drums 2017

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.

Current class descriptions (UPDATED)

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.   NO regular classes are held on July 4th. 
Transportation is NOT provided to/from the parade.


Parade 2017
 

More Activities

·         Music Marathon Day field trip 

·         Evening concert

·         Electives concert & BBQ day.

 
For more information call or email:

SMS Camp Director- Jennifer Schillen

SchillenJ@edmonds.wednet.edu

425-431-5057

ESD Music Office- Laurie Piper

Piperl@edmonds.wednet.edu

425-431-7118

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