April Vacation Rock Camp, April 21-25!
Come rock out with MAMM this April School Vacation! The Maine Academy of Modern Music will be hosting a Rock Camp at the Breakwater School in Portland the week of April 21-25.
Discounts!! Take $25 off if you are a current MAMM student or $50 off per student if your whole MAMM ensemble attends.
2014 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE IS HERE!
Register by May 1 and get $25 off each camp! Also, get $25 off each additional camp OR get $25 off each week per additional sibling. If a full MAMM ensemble registers, get $25 off per camper!
July 14 - July 18: Rock Camp, University of Maine at Augusta
June 30 - July 4: Rock Camp, Connors-Emerson Elementary
July 7- July 11: Rock Camp, Connors-Emerson Elementary
Sign up for both weeks of Bar Harbor Camp and save $50!
July 28 - August 1: Rock Camp, Location TBD
July 7 - July 11: Junior Rock Camp: Ages 8-11, Friends School of Portland (located on Mackworth Island)
June 30 - July 3: Guitar Camp • MAMM Studio
July 7 - July 11: Covers Camp • Williston-Immanuel United Church
July 14 - July 18: Songwriting Camp • Williston-Immanuel United Church
July 21 - July 25: Rock 101 Camp • Williston-Immanuel United Church
July 28 - August 1: Maine Youth Rock Orchestra • Williston-Immanuel United Church
August 4 - August 8: Girls Rock! • Williston-Immanuel United Church
August 18 - August 22: Jazz Camp • Williston-Immanuel United Church
August 25 - August 29: Junior Rock Camp • Ages 8-11, Breakwater School
August 3 - August 9: Overnight Rock Camp, University of Maine at Machias
August 11 - August 15: Hip Hop Camp • The Boys and Girls Club of South Portland
ADULT ROCK CAMP: Long weekend, Price $250
We are running two Adult Rock Camps this Spring 2014:
March 21-23, Location TBD
May 23-25, Location TBD
All MAMM Summer Camps are $300/week unless otherwise noted. All Camps are for ages 11 and up except for the Junior Rock Camps which are for ages 8-11. Camps run from 10:00-3:30 Monday through Friday, with performance and early release on Fridays. Please see the registration forms at the bottom of this page for more information.
MAMM Camp Descriptions:
MAMM ROCK CAMP:
An opportunity for kids to play in a band, perform covers and write original music. Accomplished educators and members of local bands offer inside tips on self-promotion, booking, gigging, the history of rock and music theory. Campers also interface with professionals from the music biz while on field trips to local radio stations and recording studios. It's the total rock star treatment! Looking for a sleepover camp? Rock N Roll All Night at the University of Maine at Machias is offered August 3-9.
ROCK N ROLL ALL NIGHT OVERNIGHT ROCK CAMP (MACHIAS):
This Camp provides all the basics of the MAMM Rock Camp listed above with the benefit of being overnight! Camp is help at the University of Maine at Machias, August 3-9. Campers will arrive Sunday afternoon and leave campus the following Saturday after breakfast. Campers get even more practice time in the evenings to jam together while enjoying the beautiful UMM campus. Located on the northern part of Maine's incredible rugged coast, Machias offers whale watching, lighthouses, hiking, kayaking, eagles and lobster rolls - it's the perfect summer getaway. Double room rate: $650. Single room rate: $700.
RECORDING STUDIO CAMP:
This camp is a recording musicians' dream! Students learn the fundamentals of recording a rock band in a state-of-the-art recording studio with one of Portland's top engineers.
Recording Studio Camp is a hands-on camp that covers all the basics: pre-production, mic placement, over-dubbing, mixing, mastering, and inside tips and tricks of the trade. Not only will students be using the same top-notch gear as the pros, but they will be working on a recording of a real live band! Ages 11 and Up
MAMM JR. ROCK CAMPS:
Provides the youngest rock stars (8-11) with a basic introduction to the genre. While at Jr Rock Camp, students are introduced to the instruments used in rock n roll and will learn how to play in a band. Campers also participate in fun music games and outdoor activities. Beginners welcome!
MAMM GUITAR CAMP:
A week long introduction to all things guitar from the most fundamental aspects of playing, including identifying the specific parts and types of instruments, to instruction on techniques, music theory, musical appreciation, as well as guest speakers and performers from the local music scene. This is a four day camp (June 30-July 3). Cost: $250.
Campers form ensembles and learn how to play covers of popular songs from their favorite bands like AC/DC, Green Day and The White Stripes.
Instructors inspire girls to ROCK at this all girl's camp. Campers hone their instrumental skills, as well as form ensembles and learn to play together live.
Campers form bands and learn how to write original songs that are performed live at the end of the week.
Learn how to run a rock band - become "tight" by fine-tuning cover songs, developing marketing strategies, branding and writing original songs.
MAINE YOUTH ROCK ORCHESTRA (MYRO):
New this year! Join Maine Youth Rock Orchestra for a week long day camp in Portland! Violin, viola, cello and string bass students ages 11 and up will participate in orchestra rehearsals, workshops, and group lessons. They will work alongside and perform with several Maine-based bands and artists during the week. Enjoy a final performance on August 1st during the First Friday Art Walk to see what students accomplished in a week with MYRO!
MAMM HIP HOP SUMMER CAMP:
Campers have the opportunity to develop basic skills in all areas of Hip Hop music in a collaborative environment with their instructors.
DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORMS
MAMM Adult Camp Registration and Health Forms
MAMM Camp Registration and Health Forms - Doc Format
MAMM Camp Registration and Health Forms - PDF Format
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