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HIGH QUALITY MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS
The Schoener Fund has brought high-quality and enriching music education programs to Upper Darby children through our MusicMan Academy. This seven-week summer program for school-aged children consists of workshops located throughout Upper Darby that offer instruction in a variety of musical instruments at all skill levels, and is taught by experienced teaching artists.
2021 Summer Programs
June 21- 25 & June 28 - July 1
(First, second, third year band students; second & third year string students.)
July 6 - 9
It’s time for everyone to think outside the box and learn the ingredients of swing, funk, and ballads! Jazz Jam! Camp & Workshops led by Upper Darby’s own Hiruy (Henry) Tirfe. Henry’s “Recipe for Jazz” for young players, and Breakout Combos for recording sessions with faculty clinicians PLUS Masterclass Sessions with some of the best jazz players in the Philly scene!
July 12 - 16
Digital Jam! (DJ) Campers learn to create their own home recording studio and focus on Digital Audio Production, Songwriting and Composition, as well as App Exploration and Collaboration with their peers!
BUTTERFLY BUDDY CAMP
July 19 - 23
NEW for 2021! Thanks to a partnership with the Royal Butterfly Special Needs Fund, Upper Darby children with an autism diagnosis will connect with music-loving peers to experiment in song, drumming, or ukulele with the goal of creating a camp-wide performance by the week’s end.
Scholarships are available for qualifying Upper Darby School District students.
Fostering Friendships through the Love of Music ~ This New Program is sure to hit All The High Notes!
STAY IN SHAPE!
July 6 - August 6
Keep those fingers movin’ and groovin’ so you don’t lose your skills! Beginners welcome too! All lessons taught by certified music educators. Quality instruction for an incredible price!
Lessons for ALL AGES on ALL Band Instruments, Strings, Piano, Percussion, Voice, & Acoustic Guitar!