PROGRAMS

Programs

Program Dates:
June 26 to July 8, Orchestral Institute (Day)
July 3-31, Little Mozarts Piano Classes (ages 4-6, Mon & Wed evening)
July 10-21, Piano Music Institute (Day)
July 10-21, Drumming Camp (Evening)
July 24-August 4, Vocal Oratorio Festival (Day)
July 3-July 31, Little Mozarts Music Camp (ages 4-6, Day)
To secure a place, please register by Monday, June 26, 2017.

2017 Summer Orchestra Institute

INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED INSTRUMENTALISTS
STRINGS, WOODWINDS, BRASS, PERCUSSION & PIANO
June 26-30 and July 3-8, 2017, 6:00-9:00 pm (2 weeks) 
with participation in a July 4th Celebration.

Violins, Violas, Celli, Bassi, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, French horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Euphoniums, Tuba, Percussion, Piano

Registration: $125, Tuition: $375
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

REGISTER NOW!

2017 Summer Private Lessons

Private Lessons in piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion instruments and voice.
 
Registration is $35 per school year, July through June.

Registration Includes:
  • a music bag
Tuition:
$45 per 30-minute lesson
$67 per 45-minute lesson
$88 per 60-minute lesson

*Books and materials are separate.
REGISTER NOW!

2017 Summer Piano Institute

LATE BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED music readers
PIANO SOLOS, DUET, DUOS, TRIOS, AND JAZZ ENSEMBLE
July 10-21. 2017, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (2 weeks).

Registration: $125, Tuition: $375
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

REGISTER NOW!

2017 Vocal Oratorio Festival

Scenes from Handel's ESTHER, Mendelssohn's ELIJAH, Coleridge-Taylor's ATONEMENT, and GOMES's COLOMBO
July 24-August 4, 2017, 8:30 am-4:30 pm M-F (2 weeks).

For singers of all ages from 6 years through adults who have had vocal experience. This camp includes drama, acting, singing, costumes, make up. 

Registration: $125, Tuition: $375
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

REGISTER NOW!

2017 Summer Drum Evening Camp

Drum Set, Hand Drums, Steel Pan
July 10-21. 2017, 6:00pm - 8:30 pm (2 weeks).

Registration: $125, Tuition: $250
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

REGISTER NOW!

2017 Little Mozarts Camp

Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, July 3-31, 2017.
With after care 4:30-6:00 pm = $10 per 30 min.

Camp & Class Recital July 31 at 6:00 pm 
*Children must be completely potty-trained

Registration: $215, Tuition: $395
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

* Award-winning piano method for kids age 4-6
* Imaginative , enjoyable learning experiences 
* Plus Private Lessons for Instruments & Voice

REGISTER NOW!

2017 Little Mozarts Classes

Monday-Wednesday 6:00pm to 6:55pm, July 3-31, 2017.
With after care 4:30-6:00 pm = $10 per 30 min.

Camp & Class Recital July 31 at 6:00 pm 
*Children must be completely potty-trained

Registration: $170, Tuition: $200
The Registration Fees are non-refundable

* Award-winning piano method for kids age 4-6
* Imaginative , enjoyable learning experiences 
* Plus Private Lessons for Instruments & Voice

REGISTER NOW!
Who are we looking for?
You! Yes, you are new or a resident in the area, have been taking piano and instrumental lessons for at least 3 or more years, playing the piano literature from sonatinas, etudes, sonatas and concerti, from intermediate to advanced level (from Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Coleridge Taylor, Joplin, Burleigh, Ellington, and Bolcom) and want to mover higher in a just two weeks.
What are the Piano, Orchestral and Oratorio Institutes all about?
Each day begins with physical exercises. The days include private lessons, practice periods, music history (including Black and other composers), music theory, and introduces harp and steel pan playing. Through rehearsals master classes, ensemble playing, seminars and field trips you will come in close contact with the region's top vocal piano and instrumental performers teachers and thinkers.

The OMS Piano Institute teachers are drawn from Ottley Music School faculty including Naoko Kawashima, David Byass, and Nevilla Ottley, plus other faculty from the area including Professors Beverly Babcock of Saint Mary’s College and Victoria Alma Castello from Duke Ellington School of the Arts. The leaders of the Orchestral Institute include string teachers such as Jillian Holdsworth, woodwinds and brass Alissa Gittens, David Byass and Kristin Chamberlin. The vocal teachers include Leonard Higgs, Nevilla Ottley, and Karla Rivera, plus two visiting professionals.   

For the 2017, besides the masters like Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, the music will include such great composers such as Chevalier de Saint Georges, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Antonio Carlos Gomes, William Grant Still, Scott Joplin, Olufela Sowande, Ulysses Kay, and Florence Price.
Where is it?
Most events take place at the Ottley Music School. Conveniently located just outside of Washington, DC, the Ottley Music School located in University Town Center’s Building Three. It is located near the new International Safeway and and also across the street from the Mall at Prince George’s, where in both places [UTC and Mall] there are convenient Food Courts for lunches. There is easy access to the thriving cultural offerings in Maryland at the University of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center about 9 blocks away, and in Washington DC by the Metro subway system a 7-minute walk from the building.
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