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FILL YOUR SUMMER WITH MUSIC CLASSES AT LAGOND MUSIC SCHOOL

Summer time at Lagond Music School is filled with a wide array of engaging and inspiring experiences for students ages 10 to adult. The all-day programs range from beginner bands to workshops in vocals, keyboard/synth, guitar, brass and woodwinds to a music college prep program for high school musicians and more!

Contemporary Music Immersion Workshop

Three Weeks: July 23 – August 10 | M-F 9am – 6pm

Ages 12 through 14

Hang with other musicians. Gig weekly. Learn new songs and technique. Take your playing to another level. Become part of a music scene.

Music College Prep Program for High School Musicians

Four Weeks: July 16 – August 10 | M-F 9am – 6pm

Grades 9-12

Choose from a Variety of Majors. Work side by side with music college faculty and industry professionals. Receive college counseling. Apply skills to week performances. Become part of a professional network.

Application Deadline for Contemporary Music Immersion and Music College Prep Program:

Interested students should apply as early as possible, as enrollment will be limited to 20 students. A pre-screening evaluation is required for proper placement in groups prior to the beginning of the program. Tuition assistance and scholarships are available. Tuition covers weekly shows and gigs, as well as daily lunches and snacks.

To request an application form and/or more information, please contact [email protected] or call (914) 345-0512.

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Lagond Music is excited to introduce the following new programs to its summer line-up of classes:

Beginner Band Programs

July 9 – 13

July 16 – 20

August 13 – 17

August 20 – 24

M-F 10am – 3pm | Ages 10 – 13

Our one-week beginner band program is a 5-day program for middle school students designed to teach the fundamentals of playing in a band. Kids learn about Groove & Rhythm, Improvisation, and Technique, all while working together to play a variety of songs. This is a great experience for young musicians to see what it’s like to play together in a band.  Come Jam with us!!

Vocal Workshop

August 13 – 17

M-F 10am – 5pm

Intermediate and Advanced Players – ALL AGES

Learn about contemporary vocal music in a variety of styles: jazz, R&B, rock, pop, and singer-songwriter. Develop your own artistry while building the fundamental techniques required to be a great vocalist. Classes will cover song selection, tone quality and harmony. You will learn how to be blend as a background vocalist, how to front a band and deliver a song, plus microphone techniques and gear knowledge. Ensembles will include a cappella groups and small band combos.

Keyboard/Synth Workshop

August 13 – 17

M-F 10am – 5pm

Intermediate and Advanced Player – ALL AGES

Our one-week keyboard/synth workshop is a 5-day program for intermediate to advanced level keyboardists and pianists looking to broaden the horizons of what is possible on their instrument. In addition to learning fundamentals such as Improvisation, Comping, and Groove & Rhythm, students will have the opportunity to explore the myriad of different sounds in the keyboard family. Students will learn about organ technique (hands on with a real Hammond organ), clavinet and electric piano sounds, and synthesizer programming, as well as how each of these types of instruments is used in the music they love. Sign up for an individual master class with guest clinicians, or take advantage of our special by signing up for the full week!

Brass and Woodwinds Workshop

August 20 – 24

M-F 10am – 5pm

Intermediate and Advanced Players – ALL AGES

Develop yourself as a versatile musician playing in sectionals and full-ensembles. Dig into stylistic improvisation and applied theory. Learn the intermediate and advanced techniques of straight-ahead jazz, funk, Latin, to blues, rock, and everything in between. Play, compose, and arrange your original music and your favorite standards. Participate in breakout sessions on doubling, horn tech talk, and maintenance. Sign up for individual master classes with guest masterclass artists or take advantage of our blowout special by signing up for the full week! Pre-screening demo required for week-long enrollment.

Guitar Workshop

August 20 -24

M-F 10am-5pm

Intermediate and Advanced Players – ALL AGES

This comprehensive workshop trains students in all things guitar. Learn the secrets behind the sounds of contemporary masters. Students dig into a diverse pallet of styles through rhythm playing, creative improvisation, guitar-centric theory courses, specialized guitar ensembles, and geeking out in rotating guitar labs. Learn the intermediate and advanced techniques of straight-ahead jazz, funk, Latin, to blues, rock, and everything in between. Sign up for individual master classes with our guest clinicians, or shred the cost by signing up for a full week of guitar heaven! Pre-screening demo required for week-long enrollment.

PARTIAL LIST OF MASTERCLASS CLINICIANS:  Oz Noy, Nir Felder, Andy Aledort, Doug Munro, Rebecca Haviland, Marion Cowings,  Kinny Landrum, Brian Landrus.  Keep checking the website for additional clinicians.

To request an application form and/or more information, please contact [email protected] or call 914.345.0512.

About Lagond Music School: Since its founding in 2002, Lagond has become one of the nation’s most successful college preparatory programs for music in the entire country, offering students the training, guidance and rigorous instruction needed to prepare them for their college studies and for rewarding careers in music and entertainment. To learn more, www.lagondmusic.org