Music Summer Camps in Greater Rochester, NY
The greater Rochester area is filled with opportunities to study and perform music in the summer!
Private lessons, group lessons, orchestras and bands... The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. Know of more? Let us know!
If there is a music summer camp that we have missed, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
The Hochstein School
Welcome to Summer at Hochstein and the wonderful array of offerings we have in store! Our summer program provides an ideal time to try something new or to keep those skills fresh for fall! Individual lessons are available in all orchestral instruments—along with composition, guitar, harp, percussion, piano, wind instruments, voice, and both Suzuki strings and traditional string classes.
Our popular camps include:
- Arts in Action Mini-Camp– a special camp for children ages 30 months through 4 years!
- Arts in Action camps for 4-10 year olds
- Junior and Senior Flute Camps – a collaborative offering with the Rochester Flute.
- String Jam, Percussion Camp, Composer’s Club, and Rock Camp are other summer time favorites.
NEW! This summer:
Each summer Hochstein introduces new camps and classes that are exciting and unique. This year we welcome two offerings that fit that bill.
- Comics & Music Camp combines two passions of our faculty member and master musician and graphic cartoonist Dave Chisholm; writer/artist of the graphic novel Instrumental.
- For our adult students – as music education isn’t only for children! – we introduce the Adult String Experience. Your chance to do something you’ve always wanted to … learn a string instrument in a low-stress group situation!
Tuition assistance is available, click here for info.
Register online or call our office at 585.454.4596. We hope to see you this summer, at Hochstein!
Spotlight Theatre Arts
The Spotlight Theatre Performing Arts Studio is dedicated to the education and advancement of Performing Arts for teens and kids around the area with a focus on musical theatre performance (singing, acting, dancing). Spotlight offers great performance opportunities all summer long for all age groups. Check out their summer performing arts camps! Spotlight Studios. .. Everyone deserves a chance in the spotlight!
Eastman Community Music SchoolThe Eastman Community Music School offers a variety of day programs and overnight music camps for middle and high-school students.
NEW this year: Adventure Music Camp (grades 5-8)
Spend a week (July 30-Aug. 3) at Eastman making music with people just like you- who love playing, learning, and creating, all in a supportive and fun environment. We meet weekdays from 9am – 4pm with activities that include rehearsals (strings, band, and chorus), theory in motion, electronic music and fun apps, composition and improvisation. On our final day, we will perform for friends and family in Kilbourn Hall!
Other opportunities include:
- High School Wind Ensemble Workshop (grades 8-12, afternoons of July 30-Aug. 3.)
- Music Horizons: Premiere program for classical musicians (grades 9-12, July 7-28)
- Summer Jazz Studies, (grades 9-12, July 1-13)
- Institutes for cello, organ, saxophone, trombone, and trumpet
Private lessons are also available for students of all ages, levels, instruments or voice. For complete details, please visit summer.esm.rochester.edu or call (585) 274-1400.
Terry Fyke's Main Street Players
Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players is located at the P. Ken Dennis Theatre at the Norman Howard School in Rochester, is dedicated to nurturing the performing arts for all ages. Students learn to sing, dance and act through shared learning experiences. Integrating the diversity of talent into an ensemble are cornerstones of the program. All who register are included in the production. Register for Enrichment, Mastery Classes, Workshops or our summer productions Bring It On The Musical and 101 Dalmatians KIDS. Also add our Performing Arts Enrichment Classes and make it a full day of theater. email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bach to Rock Summer Music Camps
Sign up for Bach to Rock’s Rock Star Camps each week all summer long for all ages and levels! This will be the most fun that your child has all summer. We offer Rock Band (ages 7+), Glee Club (ages 6+), Rock City World Tour (ages 4-7), Beat Refinery DJ Camp (ages 10+) and Recording Arts/Pro-Tools (ages 10+) camps. Our camps are designed for students to work with our highly qualified teachers to learn how to play their instrument of choice, develop a band, learn to play songs they love and create their own songs if they choose. Each weekly camp culminates in a performance for friends/family in our performance room and an opportunity to record in our studio. Full or half day camps are available. No experience necessary.