PopShopWV - 2017 Summer Camp Registration
PopShopWV is excited to offer a slate of camps this summer! A great mix of performance camps, tech weeks and specialized instrument weeks make up the schedule this summer at PopShop. Here is the full list of camps and dates:

June 12th - 16th - Performance Camp 1 (with concert Sat, June 17th at Hazel Ruby McQuain Amphitheater)
June 19th - 23rd - Guitar/Bass Guitar Week
June 19th - 23rd - Drum Week
June 26th - 30th - How To Band Week
July 10th - 14th - TECH WEEK 1
July 17th - 21st - TECH WEEK 2
July 24th - 28th - Performance Camp 2 (with concert Sun, July 30th at Tropics)
July 31st - Aug 4th - Girls Rock! Camp (with concert Fri, Aug 4th -7PM- at Hazel Ruby McQuain Amphitheater)
Aug 7th - Aug 11th - Performance Camp 3 @ Fairmont State University (with concert Sat, Aug 12th at Copper House Grill)

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PERFORMANCE CAMP - WEEK 1!

June 12th - 16th - Groups will meet M-F during these weeks for two hour rehearsals (10 hours total instruction) with a public performance to feature their work at the end of the week!

We will host guest clinicians and Skype with artists in the music industry throughout these weeks! In the past, students have chatted with: Bill Withers, Andy Grammer, Amos Heller (Bassist - Taylor Swift), Mike Dawson (Editor Modern Drummer Magazine), Kevin Packard (Pearl Drum Set Marketing Manager, Brian Wolfe (Drummer - David Byrne, Sufjan Stephens, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), Jared Scharff (Guitarist - Saturday Night Live, Dan Konopka (Drummer - OkGo), and many more.
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Drum Week!

June 19th - 23rd - Students will meet M-F for five 90 minute lessons, learning basic drum set history/beats, choosing the right drums/cymbals/heads/sticks hardware for your situation, and drum tuning/maintenance. Campers will also have lessons in hand drumming, playing with a metronome/click track, taking control of the band, and preparing for live performance.

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Guitar/Bass Week!

June 19th - 23rd - Groups will meet M-F for five 90 minute lessons, learning basic routine maintenance, understanding amps, using pedals, utilizing accessories, preparing for live performances, and a special day of riffs, tips and tricks!

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"How To Band" Week!

June 26th - 30th Open to students of all instruments and anyone who dreams of managing a solo artist or band! Groups will meet M-F for five 90 minute discussions and hands-on demonstrations learning the fundamentals of operating a band. Class days will be dedicated to understanding commercial and DIY methods of creating recorded music and video, Internet marketing and social media, booking, networking, promotions, making show posters, merchandise, and performance etiquette.

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July 10th - 14th - TECH WEEK 1
July 17th - 21st - TECH WEEK 2

Classes offered:

Guitar/Bass Effects Pedal (Basics)

Groups will meet for four 90 minute classes Monday-Thursday to learn about how most pedals work. Students will then build their own pedal to take home at the end of the class! (Choice of six different pedal options: Guitar Distortion, Guitar Fuzz, Boost, Treble Boost, Bass Overdrive, and Bass Fuzz)

Guitar/Bass Effects Pedal (Advanced)

Groups will meet for four 90 minute classes Monday-Thursday to learn about some more advanced circuits, and then build their own pedal to take home at the end of the class! (Choice of four: Atticus Finch Overdrive, Pancake Trilobite 2xFuzz, BigWig Bass Driver, Malta Kano Distorted Reverb)

Guitar and Bass Tech

Students will meet for four 90 minute hands-on classes of complete electric guitar and bass maintenance and basic common repairs. Learn to keep your instrument in top performance shape and save money on setups and repairs.

Audio Mixing Basics

Students will meet for four 90 minute classes providing an introduction to mixing sound for students at the beginner and novice levels. Learn the concepts of mixing live audio for bands, theater and speaking events, and also recorded music for albums, podcasts and film/video.

Audio Engineering Class

Groups will meet M-F for two hour classes to learn the basics of audio engineering. Students will learn the basics of signal flow, microphone types and applications, and then record an actual band's song! Students will also have the chance to do a quick rough mix.

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PERFORMANCE CAMP - WEEK 2!

July 24th - 28th - Groups will meet M-F during these weeks for two hour rehearsals (10 hours total instruction) with a public performance to feature their work at the end of the week!

We will host guest clinicians and Skype with artists in the music industry throughout these weeks! In the past, students have chatted with: Bill Withers, Andy Grammer, Amos Heller (Bassist - Taylor Swift), Mike Dawson (Editor Modern Drummer Magazine), Kevin Packard (Pearl Drum Set Marketing Manager, Brian Wolfe (Drummer - David Byrne, Sufjan Stephens, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), Jared Scharff (Guitarist - Saturday Night Live, Dan Konopka (Drummer - OkGo), and many more.

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GIRLS ROCK CAMP!
July 31st - Aug 4th (10am-4pm) - This camp is crafted for female musicians age 8 - 18! In one week campers will form bands, write an original song and perform at a local music venue. Campers will work with PopShop's all female staff to explore the fun and challenges of making music with others. Each day will begin with movement exercises (yoga/dance) as well as hands-on demonstrations of all of the instruments utilized in PopShop. Campers will have small group lessons in guitar, bass, drums/percussion, vocals, music technology, and ukulele. There will be daily Skype sessions with female artists and music industry professionals. Each afternoon, campers (in small groups) will collaborate with the staff members and professional songwriters to craft their original songs. Any self-identified girl is encouraged to apply, prior music experience isn’t required and all musical instruments will be provided.

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** You can now pay PopShop tuition fees via credit card/Paypal HERE! -----> http://popshopwv.com/#Register

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