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PYPO Virtual Summer Camps

The PYPO Summer Camps will be going virtual this summer!

Join us for strings, band, fiddling or technology camps!  Click on the tabs below to read more about each camp.

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PYPO Summer Camps
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Elementary Virtual Camps

Elementary Level Virtual Camps

PYPO Overture Strings Camp
Ages: Students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grade with 1-3 years of experience playing their instrument
Dates: July 27-31, 2020
Time: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: A new virtual camp for violin, viola, cello and bass students who have 1-3 years of playing experience. Christina Crivelli, PYPO Overture Strings Director and South Fayette Elementary Strings Teacher with lead students in a variety of musical games, rehearsals, and virtual activities to enhance note reading, rhythm counting, and ear training. Students will work towards an end of the week virtual recording and performance to show-off to friends and family. Rosin up your bow and join in the fun!
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PYPO Overture Band Camp
Ages: Students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grade with 1-3 years of experience playing their instrument
Dates: July 27-31, 2020
Time: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: This camp is ideal for woodwind, brass and percussion students who have 1-3 years of playing experience. Adam Janssen, PYPO’s Overture Band Director will work with students on new and exciting techniques, songs and repertoire. Students will advance their current skills with note reading, sight reading, rhythms, ear training and theory. Activities will be desgined for students to work independently as well as with daily one-on-one instruction. Students will have the chance to record their part for a virtual ensemble and take part in a virtual performance at the end of the week! Mr. Janssen is excited to work with you and will help you learn what you want to learn!!

Registration for Overture Strings Camp is closed.  Please contact Christina Crivelli at ccrivelli@pypo.org to see if there are any openings.

Middle School Virtual Camps

Middle School Level Virtual Camps

PYPO Middle and High School String Fiddle Camp
Ages: Middle School and High School Students – Grades 6-12
Dates: July 20-24, 2020 and possible live fiddle jam session on Friday, 7/24
Times: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: This camp is ideal for string students (violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin or banjo) who have been playing for 3 or more years and are comfortable playing their instruments. Dennis Morton, PYPO’s violin coach and director of the North Allegheny Fiddlers and Erika Pierce, PYPO’s Prelude Strings Director will work with students on learning a good selection of fiddle tunes. Students will work on technique and learning the pieces by ear, but will also have access to written out music and background tracks to practice with. We also hope to get together outside on Friday for a live fiddle jam! Grab your fiddle, learn some tunes and have fun!
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PYPO Overture Band Camp
Ages: Students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grade with 1-3 years of experience playing their instrument
Dates: July 27-31, 2020
Time: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: This camp is ideal for woodwind, brass and percussion students who have 1-3 years of playing experience. Adam Janssen, PYPO’s Overture Band Director will work with students on new and exciting techniques, songs and repertoire. Students will advance their current skills with note reading, sight reading, rhythms, ear training and theory. Activities will be desgined for students to work independently as well as with daily one-on-one instruction. Students will have the chance to record their part for a virtual ensemble and take part in a virtual performance at the end of the week! Mr. Janssen is excited to work with you and will help you learn what you want to learn!!
REGISTER NOW

PYPO Music Technology Camp
Ages: Middle School or High School Students entering 7th – 12th Grade
**Students interested in this camp must have access to a computer/laptop/Chromebook**
Dates: July 27-31, 2020
Time: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: Sign up for our Music Technology Camp and explore the world of digital music! If you’ve been curious but don’t know where to start, this is the camp for you! Stephen Flory, PYPO’s Percussion Coordinator and Facilities/Technology Coordinator will explore some of the various freeware that exists that you can use to create your own music or even collaborate with friends online! Students will spend time learning about how sound works and the basics of audio recording and mixing. Join us and begin your journey into the world of digital music!
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High School Level Virtual Camps

High School Level Virtual Camps

PYPO Middle and High School String Fiddle Camp
Ages: Middle School and High School Students – Grades 6-12
Dates: July 20-24, 2020 and possible live fiddle jam session on Friday, 7/24
Times: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: This camp is ideal for string students (violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin or banjo) who have been playing for 3 or more years and are comfortable playing their instruments. Dennis Morton, PYPO’s violin coach and director of the North Allegheny Fiddlers and Erika Pierce, PYPO’s Prelude Strings Director will work with students on learning a good selection of fiddle tunes. Students will work on technique and learning the pieces by ear, but will also have access to written out music and background tracks to practice with. We also hope to get together outside on Friday for a live fiddle jam! Grab your fiddle, learn some tunes and have fun!
REGISTER NOW

PYPO Music Technology Camp
Ages: Middle School or High School Students entering 7th – 12th Grade
**Students interested in this camp must have access to a computer/laptop/Chromebook**
Dates: July 27-31, 2020
Time: TBD based on enrollment, but approximately 1-2 hours per day M-F
Cost: $95
Description: Sign up for our Music Technology Camp and explore the world of digital music! If you’ve been curious but don’t know where to start, this is the camp for you! Stephen Flory, PYPO’s Percussion Coordinator and Facilities/Technology Coordinator will explore some of the various freeware that exists that you can use to create your own music or even collaborate with friends online! Students will spend time learning about how sound works and the basics of audio recording and mixing. Join us and begin your journey into the world of digital music!
REGISTER NOW

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