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Summer Academy of Music (SAM)

One-hour classes for incoming 6th grade students interested in beginning band or orchestra; current middle school band or orchestra students; and high school orchestra students.

DATES: July 18 – August 4 -- Monday-Friday
TIMES: 7:30 am – 12:00 noon (depending on which instrument you play)
LOCATION: Thompson Valley High School or Conrad Ball Middle School
REGISTRATION: Open now, will close July 20
COST:   $90 - $100 if registration is after June 20 

Summer Academy of Music is available for the following students:

Beginning Band: Get a head start on your instrument and make new friends with small-group classes! Learn that second instrument you've always wanted to try! Open to all current 5th - 8th grade students who have not played an instrument before.

Times Locations and Instruments
7:45 - 8:45 TVHS: Flute & Saxophone | CBMS: Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone
8:50 - 9:50 TVHS: Clarinet | CBMS: Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Baritone and Tuba
9:55 - 10:55 TVHS: Trumpet, Horn, Percussion | CBMS: Percussion
11:00 - 12:00 noon TVHS: Trombone, Baritone, Tuba

Advanced Band: Keep your skills sharp over the summer in a fun environment. Play your favorite tunes with your friends and make great music together! Open to all current 6th - 8th grade students who have played AT LEAST one year.

10:00 - 11:20 TVHS: All Instruments
11:00 - 12:00 noon CBMS: All Instruments

Middle School Jazz Band: Keep your skills sharp over the summer in a fun environment. Play your favorite tunes with your friends and make great music together! Open to all current 6th - 8th grade students who have played AT LEAST one year.

8:30 - 9:50 ONLY TVHS: All Instruments

Beginning Orchestra: Get a head start on your instrument and make new friends with small-group classes! Learn that second instrument you've always wanted to try! Open to all current 5th - 8th grade students who have not played an instrument before.

Times Locations and Instruments
7:45 - 8:45 TVHS: Violin | CBMS: Violin and Viola
8:50 - 9:50 TVHS: Viola | CBMS: Cello and Bass
9:55 - 10:55 TVHS: Cello
11:00 - 12:00 noon TVHS: Bass

Advanced Orchestra: Keep your skills sharp over the summer in a fun environment. Play your favorite tunes with your friends and make great music together! Open to all current 6th - 8th grade students who have played AT LEAST one year.

8:30 - 9:50 TVHS: All Instruments
9:55 - 10:55 CBMS: All Instruments

High School Orchestra: Join other motivated students in this high-intensity, low-stress environment!

10:00 – 11:20 am ONLY TVHS: All Instruments

Questions about SAM?
Contact Vicki Gillis
vicki.gillis@thompsonschools.org
or 613-5032

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