Services:
Canada Post Office
Skate Park
Lakehouse Learning Centre
Cortes Community Radio
Cortes Thrift Store
Cortes Pottery Guild
Reel Youth
Friends of Cortes Island
Programs:
Summer Youth Program
Family Music Camp
Cortes Island Play School Parents & Tots
 
Hall Office:
Monday 11-4
Wednesday 11-4
Friday 10-4

Phone: 250-935-0015
Fax: 250-935-0026

983 Beasley Road
Box 222
Manson’s Landing, BC
V0P 1K0 CANADA

Family Music Camp

Family Music Camp Returns for a 3rd Year!

Join in the fun at the 3rd Annual Family Music Camp on beautiful Cortes Island! The dates have been set for August 21 – 25th!  Read on below to obtain basics about this year’s camp, or visit our new website for more details.   REGISTER NOW

 

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(click on the photos to see them up close & read testimonials from last year)

 

Description

Explore the magical world of music this summer with a wonderful five-day workshop for all ages! This year’s camp will be guided by Calvin Cairns, Paul O’Brien, Anne Schaefer and Claudia Raaen. Improve skills on your favourite instrument. Or… discover a completely new-to-you instrument. Learn how to play in a band. Check in on how to compose and record your own songs! Develop your musical creativity and expand it as far as possible!

Instruments taught will include fiddle, Bodhran (Irish drum), djembe (African drum), various percussion, accordian, mandolin, guitar, piano, musical saw and more. Bring all the instruments you own. Everyday we will all create beautiful sounds and harmonies with the most original instrument – the voice! 

Instructors

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Calvin Cairns

Fiddler, teacher and musical entertainer whose fun filled international touring and performance career has brought him to Russia, Europe, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, and from coast to coast across Canada. Currently, he continues to travel and teach regularly in  remote First Nations communities of the N.W.T., and  fiddle camps as well as perform regularly along the West Coast.

Paul O’Brien

Paul O’Brien is a singer, songwriter, Celtic instrumentalist in addition to a gifted modern day poet and storyteller who regularly performs and teaches across Europe and Canada. He is delighted to be back again for the camp, having had such an amazing experience last year.

Anne Schaefer

Anne was raised surrounded by instruments, but trained classically in piano, voice, violin and the French Horn garnering numerous accolades, scholarships and awards in local and provincial music competitions She believes that music is every human’s birthright and that all our connections are enhanced through the enjoyment of it whether it’s playing, singing, listening or writing it.

Claudia Raaen

With her 20+ years of playing and learning from some of the finest West African drum masters, Claudia Raaen has been teaching and leading drum circles for the last 16 years in Canada and the USA.  She draws from a wealth of dynamic traditional rhythms and songs. Claudia has a passion for sound healing, unifying diversity through rhythm, presence and holding sacred space.

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Fees*

One child …………………………………………………….$265.00
Additional child ……………………………………………$195.00
One adult & 2 children …………………………………$520.00
Two adults & 2 children ……………………………….$580.00

*Stay tuned for details on registration

Travel and Accommodation

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