Q: CAN I READ FEEDBACK FROM THE PARENTS OF LAST YEAR’S CAMP PARTICIPANTS?
A: Yes! Read Parent Testimonials here!
Q: WHO ARE THE CAMP STAFF MEMBERS?
A: Camp is led by David Shore, general manager of Music Matters. Instructors are highly skilled and experienced musicians from the Atlanta Institute of Music and various schools from around the country.
Q: ARE CAMP STAFF MEMBERS SCREENED?
A: Yes, all staff members and musical instructors must complete a background check before being hired for camp.
Q: HOW ARE STUDENTS GROUPED INTO BANDS WHILE AT CAMP?
A: Campers are grouped according to the age, skill level and instrument played.
Q: DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN INSTRUMENT TO CAMP?
A: Yes, however all drums, keyboards and amps will be provided.
Q: WHAT IS A TYPICAL DAY LIKE AT CAMP?
A: Campers are dropped off between 8:30 am and 9:00 am. The morning session of camp begins at 9:00 am and consists of activities focusing on improving students’ individual musical skills. After lunch, students spend the afternoon with their band members rehearsing for their Friday Night Finale Performance. Pick up is at 3:00 pm.
Q: DO I NEED TO BE PROFICIENT WITH MY INSTRUMENT?
A: No! We welcome all levels of musicians, from beginner to advanced. In order for the camper to get the most out of camp, we do ask that the he or she have about 3 months experience playing their respective instrument.
Q: DO I NEED EXPERIENCE PLAYING IN A BAND TO REGISTER FOR CAMP?
A: No! Our goal at camp is to give each participant the experience of playing in a band, regardless if they have done it before, or if this is their very first time.
Q: I AM ALREADY IN A BAND, CAN WE ALL ATTEND CAMP TOGETHER?
A: Absolutely! We encourage both individual musicians as well as entire bands to register for camp.
Q: WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE?
A: The fee includes all instruction, activities, band rehearsal, the Friday Night Finale Performance, and camp t-shirt.
Q: HOW DO I REGISTER FOR CAMP?
A: You can register online here or register in person at any Music Matters.
Q: ARE CAMPERS SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES?
A: Yes. Camp participants are supervised by staff and instructors at all times, including during drop off in the morning and pick up at the end of the day.
Q: CAN I SIGN UP FOR MORE THAN 1 SESSION?
A: Absolutely! We find that returning for an additional session makes a huge difference in skill level, confidence and stage presence.
Q: I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT CAMP, WHO DO I CONTACT?
A: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to answer any questions you have.