North Austin

Ages: 4-18     Genders: Boys and Girls     Camp Types: Day Camp     Activities: Music

Join us for musical summer fun at Orpheus Academy of Music! Our in-person summer camps provide an enriching experience for children of all ages and abilities in both Austin and Cedar Park. We have camps for the complete beginner just discovering their love of music, and camps for the advanced student looking to expand their skills. Plus, camps include an end-of-week performance so that students can impress their families and friends with everything they’ve learned!

Camps are led by experienced, degreed teachers who love what they do. Each half-day camp includes a healthy snack and a variety of activities so that students are always moving and learning. Students can also enroll in multiple camp options, so pack a lunch and join a morning and afternoon camp to create a full day of musical fun!

Check out the full camp schedule, including options for more experienced students, at orpheusacademy.com/summercamps or call (512) 231-8999.

About our camps:

All About Music (Ages 4-7)

  • NW Austin: June 27–July 1 & July 25–29 (12:30–3:30pm)
  • Cedar Park: June 20–24 & August 1–5 (12:30–3:30pm)

A music appreciation camp for young students! Campers will get hands-on experience playing fun songs on string, wind, keyboard, and percussion instruments. Each day will include different activities such as creating your own instrument, playing music theory  games, group music-making, and much more! This unique camp can lead a beginner to find their favorite instrument, or deepen a more experienced student’s understanding of music. By the end of camp, students will have learned enough to impress their family and friends at a can’t-miss concert! 

Broadway Musicals (Ages 6 and up)

  • Cedar Park: June 13–17 (9am–12pm)

Students will work together to put on an amazing performance inspired by the greatest hits of Broadway! Experienced instructors will lead students through the process of auditioning, choreographing, and rehearsing songs from their favorite musicals. Campers will learn about vocal technique, acting, and dance. To maximize each student’s learning, groups will be formed based on age and ability, and all groups will come together at the end of each day to rehearse for the final performance! Be sure to invite friends and family to the big show!

Intro to Guitar (Ages 6-9)

  • NW Austin: August 1–5 & August 8–12 (9am–12pm)
  • Cedar Park: June 13–17 & August 8–12 (12:30–3:30pm)

Our guitar camp for kids provides the perfect introduction to get to know the instrument along with peers striving for the same goal! Guitars will be provided free of charge, and students will learn basic techniques and a few short pieces in just five days of camp. Each day will be broken into classes on technique, playing on bells and drums, singing and movement, musicianship games, and music appreciation. At the end of the week, students will perform for their family and friends at a special concert.

Intro to Piano (Ages 6-9)

  • NW Austin: August 1–5 & August 8–12 (9am–12pm)
  • Cedar Park: June 13–17 & August 8–12 (12:30–3:30pm)

The perfect introduction to piano lessons for beginners! Students will get to know the instrument, learn basic techniques, and even play a few short pieces in just five days of camp! Each day will be broken down into classes on technique, playing on bells and piano, singing and movement, musicianship games, and music appreciation. At the end of the week, students will perform what they’ve learned for their family and friends as part of a final concert. 

Intro to Violin (Ages 6-9)

  • NW Austin: August 1–5 (12:30–3:30pm)
  • Cedar Park: August 8–12 (9am–12pm)

The perfect camp for aspiring violinists! In our violin summer camp, students will be provided with a violin and learn all about making music in a fun, low-pressure setting with their peers. Starting with a group camp experience emphasizes the joy of discovering music with friends! Campers are grouped by age and ability so that they can quickly learn basic technique and music theory suited to their skill level. Each day will include different activities such as playing on bells and drums, singing and movement, music theory games, music appreciation, and, of course, playing on the violin! At the end of camp, students will perform for their family and friends in an awesome concert!

World Music (Ages 4-9)

  • NW Austin: June 27–July 1 & July 25–29 (9am–12pm)
  • Cedar Park: June 20–24 & August 1–5 (9am–12pm)

Students will explore the songs, instruments, and customs of several exciting cultures by making and playing music from around the world! Campers will learn vocal techniques, rhythm, listening skills, pitch, and harmony through fun, movement-based games and group music-making. Groups will be formed based on age and ability, and everyone will come together at the end of each day for collaborative performance experiences. Students will show off everything they’ve learned at a special end-of-week concert for friends and family!

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