Every summer, NCMS is home to a variety of musical summer day camps that change week-to-week. Each one-of-a-kind music program is specially designed by our talented faculty in order to entertain, invigorate, and inspire the young musician in your family.  Compliment your music camp experience with one of our private music lesson blocks, and you'll really be ready to rock out this summer!

Summer Private music Lesson blocks

Available Lesson Dates:

 July 5th - August 25th

Registration for Summer Lessons begin May 1st.

Summer is the perfect time to try out a new instrument or pick back up an old one.  NCMS offers summer Lesson Blocks of 4, 6,  or 8 lessons which are customized to your summer schedule and our teacher availability. Students can chose each individual lesson time and date, you can even add private lesson blocks to any summer camp registration!  You can see the full details and pricing of our summer block lessons here.


Photo Courtesy of Studio L Photopgraphy

Photo Courtesy of Studio L Photopgraphy

Broadway Week!

Broadway Week! is an exciting opportunity for students to delve into the world of musical theater by taking part in a custom show tailored specifically to fit each cast of campers.  An assortment of musical numbers and popular stories will be sewn together and presented as a musical theater revue in the final performance.  Broadway Week! is the perfect fit for the energetic singing actor in your family.

  • Camp Dates: July 10th-July 14th
  • Full Day Camp: 9am-4pm
  • Camp Director: Lindsay Rinaldi
  • Age: 8-12
  • Tuition: $220

Intro To Piano & Percussion

Intro to Piano & Percussion invites campers new to music the opportunity to explore the many facets of piano, note reading, rhythm and percussion.  This one-week session is the perfect fit for the curious camper looking to get a taste of what playing the piano is really all about.  Through a series of group classes, inspiring music games, and mini-individual lessons, this program will surely highlight the “fun” in the “fundamentals” of music. No experience required!

  • Camp Dates: July 17th-July 21st
  • Full Day or Half Day Camp: 9am-4pm or 9am-12:30pm
  • Camp Director: Marie Mendelow
  • Age: 6-11
  • Tuition: $220 Full Day / $140 Half Day
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Music Around The World: Early Childhood Camp

Music Around The World takes campers on a musical journey into multicultural drumming.  Each day campers explore the music, art and culture of a different country.  Campers have the chance to play authentic musical instruments and create fun art projects side-by-side with their junior counselor buddy.  Music Around The World is a great option for the curious, creative camper who loves to learn and collaborate with new friends on exciting musical adventures. The week culminates in a performance share at the Greeley Park Outdoor Stage. 

  • Camp Dates: July 24th-July 28th
  • Half Day Camp: 9am-12:30pm
  • Camp Co-Directors: Marie Mendelow & Sue Hurwitz
  • Ages: Campers 4-7 
  • Junior Counselors: 7-12
  • Tuition: $140 Half Day

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Guitar & Ukulele Jam Camp

Guitar & Ukulele Jam Camp is perfect for the budding guitarist or ukulele player who is looking to jam with other young musicians.  Students make new friends while learning to collaborate on a series of popular songs while sharpening their own skills on their instrument. The week culminates in a performance featuring instructors and students side-by-side at the Greeley Park Outdoor Stage. Prior guitar/uke experience is required.

  • Camp Dates: July 31st-Aug 4th
  • Half Day Camp: 9am-12:30pm
  • Camp Director: Mike Loce
  • Age: 8-15
  • Tuition: $160 

YOUNG COMPOSERS

Campers from all musical backgrounds come together to learn the basics of music composition.  With the help of our talented instructors, campers will work together to create an original musical composition through a series of group workshops, daily private lessons and fun brainstorming games designed to get the creative juices flowing. The camp week culminates in a Composer Showcase in which the students have the option to share their work with family and friends. Young Composers is designed for campers with a love of music and an active imagination.

  • Camp Dates: Aug 7th-Aug 11th
  • Full Day or Half Day Camp: 9am-4pm or 9am-12:30pm
  • Camp Director: Ray Aucoin
  • Age: 9-13
  • Tuition: $220 Full Day / $140 Half Day

FLUTE ACADEMY

Flute Academy is geared toward the flutist looking to sharpen their skills through a series of group lessons, masterclasses and ensemble work.  Flutists are grouped according to their experience level and work together to prepare for a workshop performance on the last day of camp.  Flute Academy is the perfect compliment for students active in the school band or for independent flute students looking for a more collaborative experience.

  • Camp Dates: Aug 14th-Aug 18th
  • Half Day Camp: 9am-12:30pm
  • Camp Director: Shari Shaw
  • Age: 11-16
  • Tuition: $160

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ROCK BAND CAMP

NEW TO NCMS!

Rock Band Camp is designed to bring musicians who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals together to learn the ins and outs of playing in a Rock Band.  Campers learn to work collaboratively to develop their own sound while playing some of their favorite tunes along the way.  Through a series of jam sessions, rehearsals, and leadership from our experienced instructors, campers prepare for a debut concert for their Rock Band on the last day of camp for family and friends. Some experience is required.

  • Camp Dates: Aug 14th-Aug 18th
  • Half Day Camp: 1pm-4:30pm
  • Camp Director: Mike Loce
  • Age: 10-16
  • Tuition: $160