Summer Rhythm Camp

Summer Rhythm Camp with Ben Croucher

Ever wonder what it takes to perform in the Blue Man Group? Discover the excitement of making music with trash cans, PVC pipes, boomwhackers, and more. Take some time this summer to bash everything in sight and make music at the same time! This camp incorporates touch, sight, and sound. Student will see, hear, and feel the music! The rhythmic and melodic components help to improve motor skills while students will learn to operate as a team and gain social awareness by working together in an ensemble! Invite a friend and sign up for camp today!

Camp ages 5+, no musical experience is required

Camp Activities:

Drummer Exercises – Start the day with some fun and simple musician exercises. Not only is it a good way to warm up and start the day, these exercises promote good health in musicians, people who are known to stress and sit for long periods of time.

Hand drumming – Explore the universal language of music through African, Middle Eastern, and Latin instruments. Learn patterns and traditional songs. Play in a drum circle and learn to work together as a group.

Boomwhacker ensemble – Fulfill the undying need to whack things with large plastic tubes while simultaneously creating music. Have fun playing a different type of percussion instrument and learn some cool songs at the same time

PVC pipe band – Explore one of the coolest homemade instruments popularized by the Blue Man Group. Precisely cut large PVC pipes played with foam paddles, they create a cool pitched pipe sound allowing you to play popular melodies and more

Past and Present Cinema – Enjoy a snack and a short break from the activities while students watch insightful documentaries on the history of instruments like the drumset and live performances from some the worlds best musicians

Music Theory – Learn about the building blocks of rhythm. Learn to draw notes and create your own rhythms

Instrument building – Build shakers, Kazoos, and paint a drumhead!

Rhythm Games – by the end of camp, students will compete in fun games like H-O-R-S-E. Just like basketball, a rhythm will be presented and everyone can take a turns attempting the rhythm.

Students will earn prizes at the end of the week.

Half Day Camps / 9am-12pm

  • Session I: June 18-22
  • Session II: July 16-20
  • Session III: August 6-10
  • Session IV: August 13-17

Tuition per Session: $350

Please fill out the form below and make an online payment to reserve your space. Music Camps are subject to cancellation based on low enrollment. All programs are non-refundable unless canceled due to low enrollment.

Our Address: Zhen Music and Arts Institute, 4901 W. Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209


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