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 12, 2018 and space is limited.

Age Program Skill Level 2018 Dates
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,
Senior and
Aug. 27 - Aug. 31 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 July 2 - 6 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. 6 - 10 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. 13 - 17 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.
18+ Orff Level 1 Teacher Training  Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced July 9 - July 20 This course provides music teachers with the skills necessary to deliver a child-centred music program that combines the elements of speech, rhythm, movement, dance and song in an active and creative environment.
17-24 Cowtown Opera Summer Academy Junior,
Advanced sections
July 19 - 28 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
5-20 Suzuki Summer Institute Piano, Guitar, Trumpet and Teen programs July 3 -10
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 July 3 - 10
A Suzuki Association of the America's program, which features unit courses as part of the overall Teacher Training program.
12-18 Viola Symposium Advanced July 9 - 13 This five-day symposium is dedicated to exploring viola technique, performance practices, chamber music, solo repertoire and artistry.
18+ Musician - Know About the body  Intermediate and
July 16 - 17 A practical tool called “Body Mapping” is used to teach a basic understanding of our body’s anatomical structures and an awareness of how we are designed to move. This is a methodical and practical approach that liberates a free and natural musical technique to help overcome physical and mental barriers in performance and practice.