DATE & LOCATION
The University of Maryland, College Park Music Department
We have received a partial grant from The National Harbor Community Outreach Grant Fund of The Community Foundation for Prince George’s to support this program.
Students from Central High School, Friendly High School, Gwynn Park High School, Oxon Hill High School, Suitland High School, and Surrattsville High School will participate in the program.
Our program will use best practices and standards published by the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) Technology Standards for High Schools, and the National Standards for Music Education. The program will incorporate the following competencies needed in the 21st Century: critical thinking, complex problem solving, effective communication and collaboration.
Students will to learn to use software and hardware found in professional recording studios around the world and to obtain skills for employment and advanced placement in college and trade/specialty schools. This technology program will engage, motivate and inspire participants to achieve more in their lives. At the end of the program, students will have composed music using various digital audio workstations, and will understand the basics of audio recording and manipulating digital audio. Industry standard software such as ProTools, Digital Performer, Reason, Sibelius and Garage Band will be utilized. The small class size will allow the students ample one-on-one instruction time, which will address individual needs and cater to students' interests and specializations. The training room is fully equipped with state-of-the-art computer and keyboard technology stations.
The camp will be taught by William Evans and Michael Maddox, two highly respected educators and professional musicians who are music technology experts.