Let your voice be heard this summer!
Ahhh … the sounds of summer.
Melody Lane is offering classes to boost your musical prowess with voice and instrument lessons.
July 2-7 (no July 4 class): Sing Like a Pop Star. Vocal lessons. 10-10:50 a.m. or 5:30-6:20 p.m. Ages 8 and up.
July 3-31: Beginning guitar. 5-week session: Tuesdays, 4:30-5 p.m. Ages 8 and up.
July 5-Aug. 2: Beginning piano. 5-week session: Thursdays, 5-5:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up.
July 30-August 3: Sing Like a Broadway Star. Vocal lessons. 10-10:50 a.m. or 5:30-6:20 p.m. Ages 8 and up.
Allied Arts is keeping with the rhythm of music with its own Strings Music Camp. Beginners will meet 8-9:30 a.m. June 18-22 or June 25-29, and intermediate musicians will meet 9:45-11:15 a.m. June 18-22 or June 25-29. The cost is $125.
Another musical treat is Allied Arts’ Music Camp, which runs July 23-27 & July 30-Aug. 3. The weeklong camp, from 9-11 a.m. each day, is for ages 7-12.
The music camp is open to everyone in that age group, and is inclusive of kids with special needs. The class will feature free-flowing music and give kids a hands-on music experience and lessons on instruments from around the world. The cost is $80 each.
Allied Arts of Yakima Valley
5000 W. Lincoln Ave., Yakima
509-966-0930 • alliedartsyakima.org
CoMotion Dance Center for the Arts
4001 Summitview Ave., Suite 20, Yakima
Meloday Lane Performing Arts Academy
2610 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Suite A, Yakima.
509-248-9623 • melodylaneacademy.com
More Musical Notes
If you want to enjoy music but don’t want to commit to a week-long camp, there are some other options out there.
Gone Fiddling Again hosts its “Circle Music Jam” the third Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m. Next dates: June 21, July 19 & Aug. 16.
The jams are for all ages and abilities and are described as “nutrition for the music soul.” The jams include country, folk, fiddle, bluegrass and blues.
Gone Fiddling Again is located at 217 S. 63rdAve. in Yakima. Contact: 509-949-2100; gonefiddlingagain.com
The Yakima Valley Community Band marks its summer debut of “Concerts in the Park” 7 p.m. on July 4, with free concerts running each Wednesday from July 4-Aug. 8. A variety of music includes jazz, classical, pops, Broadway tunes and marches. Each concert is performed at Randall Park at 48 N. 44th Ave. in Yakima.
Youth can also try out for a seat on the Yakima Youth Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-2013 group. Auditions are held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 2 and June 9 at Englewood Christian Church, 511 N. 44th Ave. in Yakima. For more details email email@example.com.
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