Mozingo Music offers a variety of Summer Music Camps designed for ages four through eighteen.
Our signature “Mozingo Rock University Summer School” offers students ages seven through seventeen the opportunity to play in a real rock band and perform at a real St. Louis area venue. The “Mozingo Music Percussion Camp” gives drummers and percussionists ages eight and up a chance to rehearse and perform pieces written and arranged for percussion ensemble. Our “Kidzrock Summer Camp” provides opportunities for the youngest rockers in your family (ages four through seven) to learn music by getting hands on experience with drums, guitar, and keyboards in a rock band setting. Students get to tap into their inner songwriter during our “Songwriter Summer Camp” for ages nine through fourteen. Strings students get a break from the usual repertoire while keeping up their skills at our “Alternative Styles Strings Camp”. Last but not least, vocalists get their chance to shine in solo and ensemble performances at our “Pop Vocal Summer Camp” for ages twelve through eighteen.
You can find specific info (including schedules, cost, and registration info) on all of these camps below…
Kidrock Summer Camp is for kids ages 4 thru 7. Activities include band rehearsals where students play guitar, drums, and keyboard. They also spend time singing along with instructors. Student bands also do art projects to design band logos and perform an end of camp concert. No previous experience necessary.
A 4-week session where student bands meet and rehearse twice per week during the day in preparation for a final concert. Each rehearsal is 90-minutes and is led by one of Mozingo Rock University’s professional band instructors.
We will conclude the MRU Summer School Session with a concert at Ballpark Village!
This percussion class is for percussion students age 10 and older with at least one year playing experience. Interested in playing drums and percussion in a large group? Then you will love to be a part of this camp! Students will play classical, marching, and world music. The camp will culminate in a performance for family, friends and the general public on the last day of camp.
Do you love “Glee,” or “The Voice”? Now it’s your chance to be in a pop vocal group. You’ll learn how to perform with other singers, develop stage presence and light choreography, as you sing along to your favorite pop tunes. This camp is for vocal students between ages 12 – 18, with some basic vocal experience recommended (choir, lessons, worship teams, etc.). Practice materials are provided. The camp will culminate in a Friday afternoon performance for family and friends.
This camp is designed for aspiring songwriters between the ages of 9 and 14. Students enrolled will work to create original songs through lyric writing, melody writing, and chord progression exercises. There will even be a production component as students will record their original songs. Students will leave camp with CD copies of their work. Basic guitar and/or keyboard skills are recommended. Students will need to supply their own lunches.
Learn to play the guitar without having to buy a guitar. We’re so sure your child will LOVE learning to play the guitar that he or she will want to stick with it. That’s why we’re offering a 6-week Beginning Guitar Class which includes a FREE loaner guitar with case (deposit required). Class tuition includes a music book and a guitar pick.
This beginning guitar class is catered specifically toward young children. A child-size guitar is available for a $50 refundable security deposit. Class tuition includes a lesson book and a guitar pick.
For ages 14 and up
For students who play drums, bass, piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, vibraphone
Description: Mozingo Music Student Jazz Combos is a program intended to provide students with a jazz-oriented outlet where they can apply improvisation and other jazz performance skills in a small group context. MMSJC will be held at both store locations with several times to choose from. At the end of the 8-week session, student bands will perform an end of session concert at a local venue.
Further info: Enrolled students will be placed in performance combos according to skill level, age, and schedule restrictions. Each group will have a director assigned to it. Each director is from the Mozingo Music teaching staff and has extensive experience as a jazz performer and educator.