"To encourage, maintain, and assist in any aspect of the Marching Rams, Jazz Bands, Color Guard, Drumline and Middle School Bands and Color Guard Programs."
Come out to the High School Cafeteria
on Sunday, April 6, 2014 @ 1pm for our
LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO
...you don't want to miss it!!
PHS Jazz Summer Camp
Where: Pennridge High School
For: Incoming 6th-9th grade musicians
When: August 4th-8th, 2014
This week-long summer camp is designed for young musicians who would like to expand their knowledge and performance ability of jazz music. Under the guidance of Mr. Gregory Benson, Director of Bands at Pennridge High School your child will learn the fundamentals of jazz musicianship in a fun and friendly environment. The summer camp experience will culminate in a performance where your child along with newfound friends will entertain you with a variety of selections. The Camp is open to students who have a basic mastery of the following instruments; "basic mastery” means that you have played at least one:
Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Clarinet, Trombone, Horn, Tuba, Drum Set, Upright and Electric Bass, Guitar, piano, and vibes.
Activities will include:Private lessons on Swing, Latin and Modern styles, Lessons on Jazz Improvisation, Sectionals with like instruments to prepare for full ensemble success, Full Ensemble rehearsal techniques towards a performance
Below is a link to for the application that must be filled out and sent in to sign up for the camp. You can direct any questions to Deanna Mikalauskas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This camp will be facilitated and planned by Deanna Mikalauskas, a current Ambassador in Girl Scouts and a member of the PHS Jazz Ensemble as part of her effort to achieve the GSEP Gold Award. The gold award project is a highly-demanding project requiring over 80 hours of work, a team, and a lasting effect on the community. The goal of this Gold Award Project is to increase the younger generation’s knowledge of jazz musicianship. By having your child start their knowledge in music at a young age, it will be an unforgettable experience where friends will be made, bonds will be formed, and their thirst for knowledge will begin.