Summer Classes & Camps

SUMMER 2019 Registration opens January 1st !


Browse below…there’s lots to choose from. 

How to Register for Summer Camps & Classes:
Registration opens on Jan 1st. Register to
 create your profile and reserve your camp spot! You will receive a confirmation from our Arts Administrators in the New Year.
Registration will hold your camp reservation. Non-refundable after March 1st.

SUMMER CAMPS
MUSIC & DANCE

Performing Arts Camps:
Ages 3 – 7
FULL DAY & HALF DAY
options

 

Leadership In Training Camps:
Ages 13-16

 

Dance Intensive Camp:
Ages 10 & Up

 

Film Scoring Camps:
Ages 10 & Up

SUMMER MUSIC CLASSSES

Private Lessons:
Ages 6 – Adults

Rock-Jazz Band Summer Combo
Ages 10 & up

Piano Teams & Guitar Teams:
Ages 6 – 9

Preschool Music & Dance Combo:
Ages 3’s & 4’s

Summer Young Musicians:
Ages 4 – 5 1/2

Summer SUPERSTARS:
Ages 5 1/2 – 7

Summer Kids’ Ukulele Band:
Ages 6 – 11

Summer Glee:
Ages 6 – 11

SUMMER DANCE CLASSES

Summer Dance Academy:
Ages 3 & older

Private Lessons  – Ages 6 – Adults

Brand New To Team Classes or Private Music Lessons at Myriad Music School?  To reserve a spot with us, call our front desk staff to see what times are available for our popular Private Lessons or Team Classes

Current Student in these programs? Your lesson time is reserved year-round ~ No registration required.

June 24– August 3 (no class 7/4)
Vacationing during Summer Term? Make-up classes available.

Mon – Fri , 3:00 – 8:00 pm Sat, 9:00 – 3:30 pm
Pro-rated monthly tuition
30 min. weekly lesson approx. $203 pro-rated monthly tuition
45 min. weekly lesson approx. $304.50 pro-rated monthly tuition

Our dynamic, talented teachers work with students of all ages ~ inspiring, motivating and creating that magical connection with a life-long pursuit of music. There is an excitement here at Myriad!
Students and Families alike can feel the community spirit here, and the caring environmnent of musicians and dancers who love the art of teaching as much as they love their craft. Join us this summer ~Meet your musical mentor today!

 

 

Are you taking band, orchestra, or choral music at school?  Sharpen your skills over the summer with private lessons and “WOW” your school director when you return in the fall! Private lessons are the way to gain skills and get to the next level.

Piano Teams & Guitar Teams  – Ages 6-9

Brand New To Team Classes or Private Music Lessons at Myriad Music School? To reserve a spot with us, call our front desk staff to see what times are available for our popular Private Lessons or Team Classes.

Current Student in these programs? Your lesson time is reserved year-round ~
No registration required.

June 24 – August 3 (no class 7/4)

The perfect elementary piano or guitar class with both ensemble and private lesson focus! Teams are fun, unique piano or guitar classes where students learn correct technique and postures from the start, learn to read music, and have fun with our collaborative music theory & skill games.! Individual home- play assignments are tailored to the child. Students progress at their own rate.

Piano & Guitar Teams plant the seeds for happy learning & motivate young beginners for years to come!

Pro-rated monthly tuition
50 min. weekly lesson approx. $203 pro-rated monthly tuition

Vacationing during Summer Term? Make-up classes available.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 3:40 3:30 3:30/3:40 3:30/3:40  3:30/3:40  9:40
 4:40 3:40 4:30/4:40 4:40  4:30/4:40 10:40
 5:40 5:40  5:30/5:40 11:40

Performing Arts Camps: Ages 3 – 7

Two Different Age Groups
Preschoolers: Ages 3’s & 4’s
Children: Ages 5-7

Full Day & Half-day camps by age
HALF DAY CAMPS: 9:00 am – 11:30 am for our preschool campers
FULL DAY CAMPS: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm for our young children aged campers

Click here for more info & adorable pictures of our previous years’
Performing Arts Camps. This is our 8th year offering this popular program.

BENEFITS for you! All of your child’s performing arts summer activities in one place! We allow the flexibility of weekly enrolment and incentives for camp families who sign up for more than 2 weeks & friend referrals.

TUITION: Includes Registration & Materials Fees. 
HALF DAY CAMPS for Preschoolers ages 3 & 4: $315 per week
FULL DAY CAMPS for Children ages 5 – 7: $465 per week

SUMMER SAVINGS!

  • Option 1: Register for multiple camps
    HALF DAY CAMPS: $300 per week
    FULL DAY CAMPS: $450 per week
  • Option 2: REFER A FRIEND!
    If your friend registers with your referral, both families receive $25 discount for one camp’s tuition.

6 different unique weekly themes. Music / Dance / Yoga / Art / Theater Performance Combo Camps! A different unique theme each week. Students rotate daily through Music, Dance, Art & Theatre classes with an end-of-week presentation for loved ones.

Small  camp sizes with highly skilled, experienced music, dance, and theatre Teachers. Our Camp Leadership Team is comprised of enthusiastic, skilled and professional teaching / performing artists.

Music: Our campers sing, explore keyboard skills, play glockenspiels,  ukuleles and percussion instruments, preparing the musical components that will be featured in the theater presentations.
Dance: Warm-ups, yoga and choreography give our campers a healthy daily experience with flexibility , body-awareness, coordination, and varied choreography.
Art: 3-4 themed art projects are enjoyed throughout the week.
Theater: Story-telling, character play and theater skills. We write customized, cute, themed plays, tailored to our age groups.
Bonus Activities:  Instrument Petting Zoo, story time, big-life journalling, craft stations, campfire sing-a-longs, scavenger hunts, parachute time and much more!

Week 1: June 24 – June 28     Jungle Mania!
HALF DAY CAMP: Preschoolers Ages 3 & 4

Week 2: No camps this week due to July 4th holiday

Week 3:  July 8 – 12     Oceans & Islands!
HALF DAY CAMP: Preschoolers Ages 3 & 4
FULL DAY CAMP: Children Ages 5-7

Week 4:  July 15 – 19      Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!
FULL DAY CAMP:  Children  Ages 5-7

Week 5: July 22 – 26     In a Galaxy Far Far Away…
HALF DAY CAMP: Preschoolers Ages 3 & 4
FULL DAY CAMP: Children Ages 5 -7

Week 6:  July 29 – Aug 2     “Eye Spy” ~ Detective Agency!
HALF DAY CAMP: Preschoolers Ages 3 & 4
FULL DAY CAMP: Children Ages  5 -7

Click here for more info & adorable pictures of our previous years’
Performing Arts Camps. This is our 8th year offering this popular program.

Leadership-In-Training CAMPS: Ages 13 – 16

Do you have a precocious teen who loves working with younger children & wants to develop no-fail leadership skills for a life-time? This summer program is for organized, resourceful future leaders who love the creative arts environment, and are excited about inspiring through teaching!

Welcome to an amazing mentorship program for teens aspiring to gain and develop leadership skills in the arts, in a classroom setting. Leaders-In-Training spend camp first actively learning in Leadership Classes. They will then execute their objectives in our Performing Arts Camps, alongside real students, mentored by credentialed, certified teachers. Throughout the week, leader-in-training will receive mentorship in communication, awareness, goal-setting, lesson planning, management skills and much more!

The secrets to strong, effective leadership qualities!  This is an integral set of skills important for for every middle and high school student to acquire. This program features professional skills many of our seasoned teachers wished had been available to them in their teen years. Often, this kind of training is not offered until college or post-college years. This program is an amazing short-cut to the most valuable aspects of leadership through the art of teaching.

Components you will learn in this action-packed week-long camp!
Teach like TED:
These future leaders will construct & video their own collaborative ‘TED Talk’, summarizing all of they have learned, using the elements that go into a great TED talk.
Awareness
: Our leaders learn how to identify & use effective language, tone (empathy) and body awareness.
Sequencing & Scaffolding: Leadership through teaching has everything to do with building process, and knowing the ages being targeted. This is the one of the most important qualities of a seasoned teacher – we have short-cut secrets!
Lesson Planning formats that are in sync with educational trends today!
Classroom Management: Using enthusiasm, organization, and pacing to maintain positivity and organization.
Goal Setting & measuring effectiveness through feedback and peer reflection
Flexibility & Spontaneous Assessment / Re-Direction, a crucial survival tactic for all team-builders, public speakers & educators.

We provide these take-home support resources for future employment / applications

  • Leadership Level 1 Certification from the Myriad Music School & Dance Academy
  • Recommendation Letter to use for future employment, program applications, college applications, etc.
  • TED Talk Elements of Leadership video
  • On-going recommendation support. Myriad’s Directors will continue to support you with requests for on-going future recommendations, documentation, etc.

Creating Future Opportunities
Leaders-In-Training who complete the program successfully will have the opportunity to work with Myriad Music School and Dance Academy year-round as well as qualify for

  • Summer Camps Advanced Leader-In-Training Level 2 Camp
  • Performing Arts Camp Internship
  • Year-Round Internship in Music or Dance

We have limited enrollment for these camps, so we can provide close mentorship, targeted assignments and personal assessments for each teen.  

TUITION: Includes Registration, Materials Fees, and Take-Home-Resources. 
FULL DAY CAMPS for Teens ages 13-16: $465 per week

SUMMER SAVINGS!

  • Option 1: Register for multiple camps
    FULL DAY CAMPS: $450 per week
  • Option 2: REFER A FRIEND!
    If your friend registers with your referral, both families receive $25 discount for one camp’s tuition.

 

 

Rock / Jazz Band Summer Combo: Ages 10 & up


By Teacher recommendation for existing Myriad Students
OR…New to Myriad?  Email or call our Arts Administrators to learn more about meeting our summer coaches now for an informal audition.  Our coaches are awesome at creating a special experience for all! 
2 years or more of private lesson experience required to join this Summer Combo Class.

student playing guitar

2 years or more of private music lessons and/or Intermediate level skills are required to join our summer combo class. Each day the instructor will cover different aspects of playing in a band (arranging, improvisation, chord progressions, soloing, etc). Both jazz and rock styles will be covered. Band members go home with a recorded demo at the end of the week.
Come and rock out with our Jazz / Rock Combo Coaches! Open to Guitarists, Pianists, Ukulele Players who have been enrolled in private lessons for 2 or more years and have some jamming skills! All musicians grow more proficient in a group setting. Summer Rock/Jazz Combo is the perfect setting to workshop these skills and explore tunes together with other players! Combo jammers will work on playing with a unified band sound, developing a solid, musical “ear” when playing with others, play familiar rock chord progressions, experiment with improvisation, and gain confidence with their instrument. Our seasoned Jazz / Rock Band Coaches will highlight the strength of each player while working on tunes that inspire the campers.

Wednesdays  7:30 – 8:20 pm
Tuition :  $250 / 6 weeks, 1 class per week (50 min)

 

 

CAMP: Film-Scoring Camp: Ages 10 & up

Camp 1: June 24 – 28; Monday-Friday; 12:00 – 3:00 pm; $450
Camp 2: July 22 – 26; Monday – Friday; 12:00 – 3:00; $450

Have a blast with the dynamic Teacher Dan, exploring and discussing the dramatic, emotional impact music and sound effects have on movies.  Throughout the week, campers shoot their own home movies and then learn how to compose & superimpose their own soundscapes and music tracks together, fusing this with their own personal movie. Compositional and technical components are taught and brought together during camp time. Educational aspects include music technology, sequencing, recognizing how modes effect emotion in sound tracks,  improvisation, texturing & layering sound, and video / sound editing.  All musicianship levels are welcome – Teacher Dan will create the magic to help imagination and vision come alive.  Families join us on the Friday for movie viewing and popcorn!  This is an intimate class size of no more than 12 campers.

Summer Dance Camps & Classes: Ages 3 & up!

  

Dance Classes

Join us for our 6-week Summer Dance Term. Below is our weekly dance class schedule. Browse further to also learn about our Dance Camp option. Stay fit over the summer, with grace, strength, and style! Summer is all about dance skills with a fun twist!

Bring a friend to dance with you at Myriad this summer! Refer-A-Friend Program – ask our front desk for info. Call our friendly front desk staff at 650-574-2844 to reserve your summer class time.

June 24- Aug 3. No class 7/4

Ages 3 -7 :  $168 / 6 weeks, 1 class per week (50 min)
Ages 8 & Older:  $216  / 6 weeks, 1 class per week (65 min)

WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE

MoNdays
6/24 – 7/29
Wednesdays
6/26 – 7/31
Fridays
6/28 – 8/2
Saturdays
6/29 – 8/3
3:40 – 4:30 pm
Summer Dance It All
Level 1: Ages 4s & 5s
3:30 – 4:20 pm
Summer Junior
Jazz & Hip Hop
Ages 6-8
3:30 – 4:20 pm
Summer Dance It All
Level 2: Ages 5 – 7
9:35– 11:15 am
Preschool Music & Dance Combo
Ages 3’s & 4’s
See below
4:45 – 5:35 pm
Summer Junior
Jazz & Hip Hop
Ages 6-8
3:35 – 5:15 pm
Preschool Music & Dance Combo
Ages 3 & 4
See Below
4:30 – 5:35 pm
Private or semi-private Dance/Pilates Lessons
Ask us for information regarding scheduling summer sessions
10:30 – 11: 20 am
Summer Dance It All
Level 2: Ages 5 – 7
5:45 – 6:50 pm
Summer Jazz & Hip Hop
Ages 8-13
5:30 – 6:35 pm
Summer Teen Dance Ensemble Dance, Strengthen & Stretch
Ages 11-16
11:30 am – 12:35 pm
Summer Pre-teen/Teen
Ensemble Dance,
Modern & Lyrical
Ages 8 – 13

 

CAMP: Dance Intensive Camp: Ages 10 & up

June 24- 28; Monday-Friday; 12:00-3:00 pm; $400

Intensives are fun & focused experiences, making a lasting impact for the coming year of dance skill growth.  Myriad’s Intensive Summer Camp is for dancers who are serious about improving their technique in a variety of styles. Camp features daily yoga/pilates/fitness classes and 2 technical dance sessions per day. This is an intimate class size of no more than 8 dancers. Language of Dance Movement Alphabet (LOD) is a special feature of Myriad’s Dance Intensive Camps for our dancers who are ready to take it up to the next level.

The 4 daily sections include:
a. Conditioning (Yoga and Pilates based warm-ups with our certified Yoga / Pilates instructor)
b. Technical Class #1 Ballet Foundations. Using Ballet alignment, footwork and classical positions and understanding how this is the foundations to all styles of dance and movement. Technique refinement and strengthening.
c. Introduction to Language of Dance Movement Alphabet (LOD). Students will learn a new symbol system/choreography language as a compositional tool. Dancers create their own movement and phrase work.
d. Technical Class #2

Monday – Technical Class #1 Ballet Foundations. Technical Class #2 Hip Hop
Tuesday -Technical Class #1 Ballet Foundations. Technical Class #2 Jazz
Wednesday -Technical Class #1 Ballet Foundations. Technical Class #2 Contemporary
Thursday  – Review & Students Choice in prep for Friday family performance
Friday – Review & Students Choice in prep for Friday family performance

 Preschool Music & Dance Storytime Combo Class: Ages 3’s & 4’s

 

 

A combination class of our 2 popular preschool classes. Certified Music & Dance teachers share this class. ABC Music & Me Preschool Music featuring keyboard exploration with our animal alphabet and music booklets, mallet instruments, keyboards & ukuleles, PLUS our Dance Fun curriculum. Music notation, rhythm skills, coordination, pattern work, stretching, music & dance forms, story-telling through music & dance, and much more!

Summer YOUNG MUSICIANS: Ages 4 – 5 1/2

This popular curriculum gives children pre-piano & pre-guitar skills.

Students learn note & rhythm reading in a small team setting. Instruments used in class are keyboards, ukulele, mallet instruments & percussion. Home practice Summer piano booklets included.
Presentation for loved ones at the last class.
$230 tuition / 6 weeks / 50 min class per week
Includes Materials

 

 Summer SUPERSTARS!  Ages 5 1/2 – 7

 

Unique to Myriad—another popular choice!

The exciting, “trifecta”, featuring the 3 most dynamic areas of music education for young musicians: Piano skills, ukulele jamming, and our mini-glee chorus ~ all in one well-rounded class. Get a head start on being part of our fall-start, school-year SUPERSTARS!

Presentation for loved ones at the last class.
6 weeks / 50 min. class per week
Materials $15

 Summer Kids’ Ukulele Band!  Ages 6 – 11

Level 1 (ages 6 – 8) Tuesdays 4:20 – 5:10 pm
Level 2 (ages 9 -11) Tuesdays 4:35 – 5:25 pm
Level 2 by Teacher’s Recommendation only.

$252 / Summer Term

Strummin’ & Pluckin’! For both new & continuing students. Students read ukulele notation and gain ensemble skills in this fun setting. Keep your ukulele skills up this summer!

 

 

Summer Adult Ukulele Band: Ages 16 & up

Level 1 (ages 16 & up) Beginners Monday nights. 7:00 – 7:45 pm
Level 2 (ages 16 & up) Intermediate – Advanced. Tuesday nights 8:10 – 8:55 pm
By Teacher’s Recommendation.

$144 / Summer Term

A special offer for mature teens, adults, parents of our music school students and someone you know who would enjoy this too! Anyone 16 & older is welcome to join our Adult ukulele jam. Bring a friend – it’s fun to make music with friends. The teacher is helpful , encouraging, and the emphasis is on having a good time while learning some music basics, or further developing any skills you may already have.  There is a role for everyone in this setting. You could learn basic strumming, learn how to pluck, or learn how to solo, depending upon your comfort level and skills coming into the class. The main thing is that you get to make music with others in a welcoming environment. Everyone can do it.

 Summer Glee!  Ages 6 – 11

students singing

For Continuing and New Students. Singing in the summer is a joyful activity. Bring a friend!

Learn how to sing properly with breath and tone support, while singing with fun back-tracks and microphones. Ensemble, solo and back-up singing skills. Glee choreography too! Keep your singing skills sharp this summer. Fun, energetic class, with seasonal song picks. Great preparation for school musicals or for continuing with Myriad’s Chorus and Glee Programs in the fall.

 

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