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First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay’s Community School of the Arts

(Posted June 17, 2021)

Tyler Spuzzillo APSU Rock Band Camp

Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts will host its first-ever Rock Band Camp this summer.

One camp will be on June 28-July 2 and one will be on July 19-23. The camps will be from 1-4 p.m. at the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building. All proficient instrumentalists or vocalists ages 10-17 are welcome to attend.

At the camp, students will be placed in their own rock band (from three to six members) based on their music taste/interest.

Then students will learn to operate, organize and create a functioning rock band in masterclasses, music workshops and rehearsals, with a short concert for friends and family on the last day of the camp.

“This week-long summer camp gives students the experience of being in a rock band ensemble,” CSA Coordinator Dawn Martin Dickins said. “Each student will rehearse and perform in a rock band in addition to learning related topics such as equipment handling, technique and overall musicianship.”

Tyler Spuzzillo, a current APSU graduate student in music education, will teach the camp.

The camp costs $150 to attend. To register or find more information, visit this page.

To learn more about the Community School of the Arts, visit www.apsu.edu/csa.

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