The Music Intensive is a customized 2- week series of classes for young, developing musicians. Classes will include instruction in ensemble performance, music theory, music history, writing lyrics, spoken word, understanding rhythms and creating beats.
Students will receive individualized and group instruction from Rodney Whitaker, internationally renowned bassist and Mack Avenue recording artist, Will the Poet, 2017 "Motown Mic" Spoken Word Artist of the Year and members of the Gatheirng Orchestra, a Carr Center music development and residency program under the direction of Rodney Whitaker.
Students will learn and rehearse several pieces to be performed at a LIVE showcase at the conclusion of the program. Applicants must have their own instrument to participate in the program.
AGES: 12-18 years old
WHEN: Aug 5 - Aug 17
TIMES: Monday-Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Detroit School of Arts
123 Selden Street
Registration and an assessment audition will be required.
There is a $25 registration fee
There is a $400 fee for the 2 week program