Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Summer Programs

Mount Royal Conservatory offers quality performing arts instruction year-round. Summer programs for children, teens and adults keep your passion for performance alive!

Sign up for summer! Registration opens March 1st, 2016 and space is limited.

Age Program Skill Level 2016 Dates
Description
5-9 MusicMakers! Beginners   A summer camp that gives your child an opportunity to explore all areas of the performing arts under the direction of stellar faculty.
7-18 Calgary Piano Institute Junior,
Intermediate,
Senior and
Advanced
Summer 2017 An intensive one-week program with four levels tailored to Junior to Advanced piano students (RCM Grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9 & 10+).
13+ Summer Jazz Workshop Intermediate Aug. 8 - 12 Enhance understanding and appreciation of jazz styles, practices and history. Geared for students of piano, bass, guitar, drums, trombone, trumpet and saxophone.
13+ Classical GuitarFest West Intermediate Aug. 8 - 12 Focuses on developing solo performance skills through private lessons and daily open masterclasses with some of North America's finest classical guitar teachers and performers.
15+ Drumset Educational Camp with Tyler Hornby Intermediate Aug. 15 - 19  Excellent instruction to high school, college and adult level students, aspiring to enhance their abilities on the drumset. An intensive yet fun atmosphere in a masterclass setting, allowing participants to go at their own pace.
16+ Blues Guitar Workshop with Ralf Buschmeyer Intermediate Aug. 15 - 19  Learn chord construction, rhythm styles, jazz-blues concepts and sound with one of the city's most prominent blues & jazz guitarists.
17-24 Cowtown Opera Summer Academy Junior,
Intermediate,
Advanced sections
Aug. 11 - 20 Intensive short-term studies for singing students 18+ who wish to learn more about opera, art song, stagecraft and vocal health. Junior program for ages 12-18 for talented young singers interested in musical theatre and light opera
40+ Sing! Adult Summer Class Beginners Aug. 8 - 12 Foster the joy of singing by developing basic musical skills (rhythm, melodic memory), basic vocal technique and choral skills (breathing, pitch matching, two- and three-part harmony), repertoire of songs, and learn the basics of reading music.
40+ Sing encore! Advanced Aug. 15 - 19 A follow-up course to Sing!, Sing encore! pushes your skills further, deepening your understanding and practice of basic vocal technique and choral skills using longer and more complex unison songs, part songs and improvisation.
5-20 Suzuki Summer Institute Piano, Guitar, Trumpet and Teen programs Aug. 8 - 12 Teachers, parents and children are immersed in an environment of listening, performing, observing and being challenged with new ideas, based on the Suzuki Method.
18+      Suzuki Summer Institute - Teacher Development
Advanced Aug. 5 - 13 A Suzuki Association of the America's program, which features unit courses as part of the overall Teacher Training program.
12+ MRU School of Rock Summer Camp   July 18 - 22 Now's your chance to strum, drum and jam with MRU Conservatory’s School of Rock Summer Camp. You’ll learn some sweet licks, riffs and fills while you jam all week with our accomplished instructors in the new Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts at MRU.