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SUMMER PROGRAMS

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Summer Series 2024

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Musical Theatre Fundamentals
A series of workshops designed to work on Musical Theatre fundamentals!

This program is perfect for youth who have finished grades 4-11 who are interested in developing their skills for musical theatre. The program would be particularly useful for kids who intend to take Musical Theatre at KISSM 2024. The program is open to youth of all experience levels, small groups will be created when necessary in order to give everyone a great experience! 
Dates: July 2nd- 5th 2024
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm daily
Location: SKSS Band Room (821 Munro Street)
Cost: $195 (plus system processing fees)
*Financial Assistance is available for this program. Click Here To Find Out More!

About the Program: Aimed at young artists with a passion for singing, dancing, and acting, KMC’s Musical Theatre Fundamentals class will introduce and coach participants through some of the most important aspects of Musical Theatre productions.  Topics covered will include, reading and understanding scripts, character development, vocal health, understanding how to engage in a musical theatre class, choreography, and what to expect when you sign up for Musical Theatre at KISSM and more!    

The emphasis of this class will be uncovering the process of Musical Theatre and guiding participants through all the aspects of Musical Theatre Class.  
Beyond practical application in the theatre, students who finish this program will have discovered more self-confidence, more respect for their talents and greater engagement with the musical theatre world around them. 

 

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The Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music
A 3 week summer music camp!

This program is perfect for youth aged 5-18, of all experience levels! 
Dates: July 8th - 26th, 2024 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8:30 am - 2:40pm
Location: Kamloops School of the Arts (1390 9th Ave)
Cost: 

  • March 1st - 31st: $695 (plus system processing fees)

  • April 1st - June 15th: $745 (plus system processing fees)

  • June 16th - July 7th: $795 (plus system processing fees)

*Financial Assistance is available for this program. Click Here To Find Out More!

About the program:

The Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) has been inspiring young people to follow their passion for music and the arts since 1978! Every July emerging musicians gather for our three-week music program, which is led by music educators and professionals, with additional support from university students who have a love of music.

 

The Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music (KISSM) provides music students with the “key” to the development of artistic excellence in our community. Young musicains who come to KISSM benefit from professional guidance and mentorship. They learn about excellence in performing and producing music for your community. They are given the opportunity to network with like-minded musicians to uncover available opportunities for sustaining their artistic development.

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Summer Fun in the Sun!
An instrumental and performing arts program for kids

This program is perfect for kids who have finished Kindergarten to Grade 3, no experience necessary
Dates: August 6th - 9th  2024
Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm daily
Location: Kamloops United Church (421 St.Paul Street)
Cost: $275 (plus system processing fees)
*Financial Assistance is available for families in need for this program. 
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About the Program: Get ready to sing, dance, play, and enjoy the fun and the sun of Summer! This energizing week of music will get kids moving, playing instruments, learning new songs, and exploring new musical styles.  This is a musical experience your kids won't want to miss!  Participants will expand their knowledge and skills on a variety of instruments including: djembe drums, boomwhackers and musical theatre. Kids will also participate in movement activities and explore their creative sides!  

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Down the Rabbit Hole
A One Week Musical Theatre Program!

This program is perfect for youth in Grades 3 - 8, No experience necessary!
Dates:  August 12-16 2024
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm daily
Location: Kamloops United Church (421 St.Paul Street)
Cost: $325 (plus system processing fees)

*Financial Assistance is available for families in need for this program. 
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Musical Theatre Production: Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. Musical Theatre Production
Instructor:  Brittany Zettergreen

About the Program: Imagine a day filled with musical theatre, set design, choreography and musical games and friends! At the Alice, Down the Rabbit Hole musical theatre week, we will teach musical theatre fundamentals that help students shine on stage and in all aspects of their lives. This camp is perfect for kids in grades 3-8, beginners are welcome!

Enroll the kids in a Performing Arts Camp that is modeled after our popular summer program, the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music! Kids who take part will get to explore many aspects of musical theatre!


About the Show: When young Alice finds herself in a strange world where everything seems upside down, she must find her way home…and find herself along the way. As she travels through Wonderland, she encounters all of the iconic characters that audiences have come to love: including the ever-tardy White Rabbit, the grinning Cheshire Cat, a cool Caterpillar, the wacky Mad Hatter, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts.

Alice in Wonderland JR. features Disney favorites such as “The Golden Afternoon,” “The Unbirthday Song,” and “Painting the Roses Red” along with brand-new songs, including music from the 2010 live-action film. Whether this is your first experience with Alice or your hundredth, you’ll fall in love all over again with this timeless story of adventure, imagination, and pure fun!

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Rhythms of Summer
A One Week Percussion Program!

This program is perfect for youth in Grades 4 - 9, No experience necessary!
Dates:  August 19-23 2024
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm daily
Location: SKSS Band Room (821 Munro Street) 

Cost: $215 (plus system processing fees)
*Financial Assistance is available for families in need for this program. 
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Instructor:  TBA

About the Program: Interested in drumline, drum circles, rhythm games, and all things percussion? This Summer the Kamloops Music Collective brings you a 1 week program that is perfect for students in grade 4-9, who are passionate about drumming, or who are interested in exploring this dynamic and unique art form

Financial Assistance

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Finances should never prevent a child from participating in the arts. As a non-profit organization, the Kamloops Music Collective is committed to making our programming accessible to as many children and youth in our communities as possible. Our financial assistance programs have helped hundreds of children to register in tuition-based programs at a reduced rate.  Applications for financial assistance are open to everyone. Your privacy matters to us. All applications are held in confidence. To apply, please click the registration link below. 

 

If you would like to pursue further funding, we recommend looking into the Boogie the Bridge Cultural Fund (BBCF). This is a community-based cultural funding program established in 2005 providing grants for children ages 5 to 18 who are in need of financial assistance to have the opportunity to participate in cultural programs in Kamloops. For information, Click Here.

 

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