If your child falls outside of camp requirements, contact us to see if we can work around it.

Axis Rock Band

Are you ready to rock? Intermediate and advanced students are encouraged to join us for a one week camp where students will learn to perform songs as a tight-knit unit. We are looking for guitarists, bass players, keyboardists, drummers and vocalists. Repertoire will include songs from different rock groups leading up to a capstone virtual performance at the end of the week. The band will also be invited to play at our next student showcase!

When:

August 8th – August 12th, 2022

9am-12pm

Where: Axis Music Academy in West Bloomfield

Who: Intermediate or higher, students 13 or older

Cost: $300 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 6 students maximum

 

The Axis String Quartet

In this camp, students will learn how to blend and communicate with other musicians in a quartet setting. Prospective students should feel confident with D-major and G-major scales in half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes. By the end of the week students will be able to perform simultaneously with quartet musicians and they will have the opportunity to perform the piece in a virtual setting. The quartet will also be invited to perform at our next student showcase! 

When:

June 20th, 2022 – June 24th, 2022: Students aged 5-10 years old 

June 27th, 2022 – July 1st, 2022: Students aged 11-13 years old

July 11th, 2022 – July 15th, 2022: Students aged 14-18 years old

10am-12pm Monday through Friday

(with a daily 15 minute break.)

Where: Axis Music Academy in West Bloomfield

Who: Any string players

Cost: $225 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 6 students maximum

Street Beats

Make music with everyday objects! Think about the musical group, Stomp, and that’s what we’ll be teaching. Students will learn percussion routines with various sized buckets, everyday household items and random car parts. Campers will be taught call and response, contrasting rhythmic parts, drumline sticking techniques, improvisation, and they will compose their own original routine!  

When: 

July 25th, 2022 – July 29th, 2022: Students aged 5-7 years old

August 1st, 2022 – August 5th, 2022: Students aged 8-10 years old

9am-12pm 

Where: Axis Music Academy in West Bloomfield

Who: Percussionists & Drummers

Cost: $300 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 6 students maximum

GUITAR IMPROV

Axis GUITAR IMPROV

The focus of this summer camp will be on improvisation, and developing a musical voice as a guitarist. Students will examine some influential but accessible guitar work of the past and present that involves improvising, and establish a framework with which students can use to build their own solos.

When: 

August 1st, 2022 – August 5th, 2022

9am-12pm 

Where: Axis Music Academy in Birmingham

Who: Students ages 11-14, early-intermediate players and up.

Cost: $300 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 6 students maximum

FUNTASTIC VOYAGE:
The Discovery of Music

Get ready for a “funtastic” voyage into music! In this camp, the kids will learn about the fundamentals of music, explore different musical instruments, and begin to learn about rudimentary rhythms and musical skills.

When: 

July 18th, 2022 – July 22nd, 2022

10am-12pm 

Where: Axis Music Academy in West Bloomfield

Who: Students ages 3-4

Cost: $225 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 4 students maximum

Building the Beat: Music Making with Your iPad

Making music can go beyond just learning an instrument! The iPad is an incredible platform for music creation, and in our “Building the Beat” class, students will create their own original song using cutting edge technology on their iPad. We will cover subjects such as song arrangement, sound design and keyboarding as well as mixing and improvising. The apps we will use are intuitive, quick to learn and require no previous experience. Students will take away the knowledge to continue making songs and finding their own unique musical voice.

When: 

July 11th, 2022 – July 15th, 2022: Students aged 6-9

July 18th, 2022 – July 22nd, 2022: Students aged 10-14

9am-12pm 

Where: Axis Music Academy in Birmingham

Who: Students who have their own iPads and have the interest in creating music on their devices!

Cost: $300 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 6 students maximum

Ukulele Summer Fun!

Summer fun for all! The students will learn about the Ukulele and all the secrets and sounds that this diminutive yet affecting instrument holds! 

When: 

*Date to be Determined*

9am-12pm 

Where: Axis Music Academy in West Bloomfield

Who: *Ages & skill sets to be determined*

Cost: $300 per student

Camp Size: 3 students minimum, 8 students maximum

Please reach out if you are interested!

Axis Summer Camp Purchase Terms & Conditions

-No cancellations.-

-Camp credits cannot be converted to lesson credits-

-A non-refundable deposit of $75 (for 9am – 12pm camps)/$50 (for 10am – 12pm camps) is required to hold your spot and will come off your final payment-

-Final Payments for camps must be made in full by May 31st-

-Masks are required for all camps-

-Camps require a minimum of 3 students to run. If there are not enough students signed up, the camp will be canceled. Camps with multiple weeks will be consolidated-

Call us at (248) 799-8100 to enroll. Space is limited and we do expect it to fill up fast!