Teen Week 2019

August 12 – 16, 2019
Ages 13–18
  • Rock Band Experience

    Unleash Your Inner Rockstar!

    Learn songs from all-time greats and today’s favorites, from the Beatles and Led Zeppelin to Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, and more! On the first day of this workshop, rock bands will be formed according to musical ability and instrument. If you have even a basic knowledge of your instrument, you’ll be amazed at what you can do in Youth Music Project’s beginner-level band. This camp runs from August 1216. More-experienced student musicians will be matched with others at their level for a challenging and rewarding rock and roll experience, culminating with a smashingly great show beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday!

    Teen Week culminates with a Friday concert in Youth Music Project’s state of the art Meteor Lounge featuring the music of the Rock Band Experience and Songwriting Workshop students, fully mixed by Live SET students, with art and graphic design work by Design Rocks students. We’ll have a pizza party for students from 5 to 6 p.m. before the show begins at 6!

    Class runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Camper Concert will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening.

  • Songwriting Workshop

    Let the world hear your song!

    You have a song inside of you — let the world hear it! Professional songwriters help get your creativity flowing as you learn the building blocks of writing great songs. Explore ideas, write lyrics, compose melodies, create chord progressions, and get ready to perform. By the end of this week-long workshop, you will have new tools in your songwriting tool kit to use for the rest of your life. This camp runs from August 1216. All our songwriters are invited to share their songs, whether finished or incomplete, at the big showcase on Friday night!

    Teen Week culminates with a Friday concert in Youth Music Project’s state of the art Meteor Lounge featuring the music of the Rock Band Experience and Songwriting Workshop students, fully mixed by Live SET students, with art and graphic design work by Design Rocks students. We’ll have a pizza party for students from 5 to 6 p.m. before the show begins at 6!

    Class runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Camper Concert will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening.

  • Live SET

    Sound Engineering for Teens

    Learn the art and science of sound engineering with top professionals in the field! Over the course of teen week, students will explore how to manipulate sound and why sound systems work the way they do. Students will have hands-on practice connecting PA systems, running a mixing board, setting up a stage for a performance and sound checking fellow camper musicians. This is a one-of-a-kind chance for young musicians, music fans, engineers, technical artists, and creative types of all kinds to learn a valuable, interesting, and employable skill — how to make live music and amplified audio sound its best in performance settings.

    Teen Week culminates with a Friday concert in Youth Music Project’s state of the art Meteor Lounge featuring the music of the Rock Band Experience and Songwriting Workshop students, fully mixed by Live SET students, with art and graphic design work by Design Rocks students. We’ll have a pizza party for students from 5 to 6 p.m. before the show begins at 6!

    Class runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Camp Concert will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening.

    Registration for Live SET is done through Young Audiences. The Live SET camp fee is $280. Limited scholarships are available – inquire to liveset@ya-or.org.

  • Design Rocks

    This exciting collaboration between Youth Music Project and the Chehalem Cultural Center offers teens the opportunity to learn about design by creating content for rock band clientele. This week long camp will be held at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, but will include brainstorming and follow-up consultations with actual rock bands and songwriters at the Youth Music Project’s Rock Band Experience and Songwriting camps. Student transportation to Youth Music Project will be provided on Tuesday and Thursday. CCC design students will work with individual Youth Music Project bands to create unique album art, logos and posters to be showcased at the concert. Students will gain real experience working with Youth Music Project groups as their own clients, and will learn from practicing designers and arts educators.

    This camp will:

    · Analyze the elements and principles of design within modern album art & media

    · Explore the history and development of rock & roll design

    · Teach students to complete client-based projects and work towards a deadline

    · Enable students to grow their portfolios by producing unique album art, logos, and posters for their assigned rock band

    · Apply team-oriented work practices through student collaborations and partnerships

    · Deliver information about careers in the design industry

    Teen Week culminates with a Friday concert in Youth Music Project’s state of the art Meteor Lounge featuring the music of the Rock Band Experience and Songwriting Workshop students, fully mixed by Live SET students, with art and graphic design work by Design Rocks students. We’ll have a pizza party for students from 5 to 6 p.m. before the show begins at 6!!

    Class runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Camp Concert will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening. Families of enrolled students are encouraged to attend the concert and will be responsible for driving students to Youth Music Project for the pizza party at 5:00 p.m. and the concert at 6:00 p.m.

    Registration for Design Rocks is done through the Chehalem Cultural Center. The Design Rocks camp fee is $175. Scholarships are available – inquire to alicia@ChehalemCulturalCenter.org

  • The gift of music can change a child's life!

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