Free summer music camp for teachers and students

| 04/07/2011

(CNS): Thanks to the support of a number of local sponsors a Florida based musical organisation is coming to Cayman this month to host a free summer camp for 180 kids.  The camp will be hosted by Creative Music Project, Inc. will be hosting the camp for students and a parallel professional workshop for music teachers from July 5-8, 2011, 8:30am- 3:00pm daily. The camp will take place at Red Bay Primary School/Mary Miller Hall for primary students and Clifton Hunter High School for secondary students.  15 CMP members have flown into Grand Cayman to take the classes and inspire young Caymanians to make music.

“At both sites, students will participate in various creative activities including playing instruments, singing, movement activities, cultural connections, songwriting, music technology, composing, arranging, improvising and also have the chance to enjoy live performances from some of our members,” organizers stated in a release.

“Music educators will participate in interactive activities and presentations from our members. They will also be given resources to help build on their own music programs within the schools.”

The week will come to a close with a mini-concert on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 7:00pm at Mary Miller Hall where the public are invited to view a showcase of what the students have accomplished during the week.

For more information visit www.creativemusicproject.org or Janelle Tibbetts Janelle@creativemusicproject.org.

Creative Music Project, Inc. (CMP) said it is an organization which looks to promote student-based musical creativity by providing improvisation and composition activities accompanied by technology-based, multi-disciplinary methodology.

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