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Immersed In Music (IIM) is proud to announce its Summer Camps schedule for 2020. All camps will take place at Londonderry School, 1800 Bamberger Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

The “Early Bird” discount on most camps has been extended past May 1, 2020 due to the current COVID-19 situation. Refer to each camp’s description for specific information and pricing. You can mail your application with a check payable to Immersed In Music, or click here to register online. Please note: Online payments will add a credit card processing fee.

If you prefer to not enroll through our secure online form, please include the paper forms with your payment at least 5 days before the start of camp, to insure your student’s place in the camp! Click here to download the paper form.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact one of us:

Rick Batley: 717-592-0138, rick.batley@immersedinmusic.com
Rick Stevens: 717-645-2150, rick.stevens@immersedinmusic.com
Habiba Miller: 717-579-9052, habiba.miller@immersedinmusic.com


The Summer Camp programs for 2020 are:

The Shred Shed

… … Let’s break out of the basic chords, shall we? It takes time to learn how to be comfortable in the spotlight. Want to learn how to solo like Yngwie? Tap like Eddie Van Halen? We’ll spend the week developing the lead skills towards your solo performance! Aimed at intermediate players, yet beginners are welcome. Contact Titus for any placement questions (titusirvinmusic@gmail.com or 717-775-3017).

We will:

  • Solo using the pentatonic scale
  • Learn basic and advanced tapping techniques
  • Learn how to bend properly
  • Build alternate picking speed
  • Start your journey to proper sweep picking
  • Perform your solo of choice!

Dates: June 22-26
Cash price: $195.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am–12pm *
*Performance on Friday at 11:00 am
Students: Ages 12 and above. Minimum 3 students, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Titus Irvin

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FUNdamental Drumming 1

… Choosing a summer camp can seem daunting. As a parent, we look to choose a program that will serve our child’s individual needs in a safe, fun, and interactive environment. FUNdamental Drumming is a program designed to help develop creative, social, and physical skills while building the foundation of a young musician through hands-on student to instructor supervision. Simultaneous side by side activity teaches students how to work together and help one another in achieving common goals.

Level 1 is a beginner program designed for anyone age 8 and covers:

  • Kit setup and teardown – understanding the equipment and drummer individuality
  • Basic hand and foot technique – how to properly hold the stick and hit
  • Timing and tempo – finding and keeping the beat within your favorite song
  • Simple charting and notation – how to read and write musical drum score
  • Playing along with a song – simple beats to fit a multitude of songs

Dates: June 22-26 and/or July 20-24
Cash price: $175.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am–12pm *
*Performance on Friday at 11:00 am
Students: Ages 8 and above. Minimum 2 students, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Wade Corbin

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FUNdamental Guitar

… Never played the guitar before? Designed to teach guitar from the ground up, so prepare to explore all the basic fundamentals needed to begin your musical journey! Contact Titus with any questions (titusirvinmusic@gmail.com or 717-775-3017).

We will:

  • Learn the basic chords
  • Explore rhythms and strum patterns
  • Demystify the fretboard
  • Begin basic songwriting
  • Learn and perform our first songs!

Dates: June 29 – July 3
Cash price: $175.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am–12pm *
*Performance on Friday at 11:00 am
Students: Ages 8 and above. Minimum 4 students, Maximum 12 students
Instructor: Titus Irvin

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FUNdamental Bass

… Learn to be the FoUNdation of supporting any type of musical group. The low down on the low end. Fingers and picks, thunderous licks, ear pleasing tricks!

Dates: June 29 – Ju1y 3
Cash price: $175.00
When: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm*
*Performance on Friday at 11:00 am
Students: Ages 8 and above. Minimum 2 student, Maximum 10 students
Instructor: Jay Kirssin

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Bucket Drumming 101

…The Bucket Brigade is looking for “bucketeers.” You don’t have to be a drummer to be a part of the fun. But it may be our fault if you become one.

This program is designed for anyone age 8 and above.

Dates: July 6-10 and/or August 17-21
Cash price: $175.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am-12pm*
*Performance on Friday at 11:00am
Students: Ages 8 and above. Minimum 2 student, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Wade Corbin

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Rockers Summer Camp

… In this camp, students will play in a band, learn songs of the band’s choice, and perform a concert of those songs. This fun filled week is a great opportunity for current students to experience a new band, and to make sure they keep their “chops” up. For students who have not yet been in Rockers, we will need to set up a time for an assessment so we can place your child in the correct band to maximize their experience.

If you are interested, please contact Habiba Miller as soon as possible to set up an assessment. (habiba.miller@immersedinmusic.com, 717-579-9052)

Each child is responsible for bringing their own lunch, snacks, and a water bottle. Note: Londonderry is a nut-free school. Please let us know if your child has any other food allergies.

Dates: July 13-17
Cash price: $355.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm *
*Performance on Friday at 2pm
Students: Ages 10 and above. Minimum 4 students, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Habiba Miller, Alex Valsing

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Playing Out – Your P.A. Sets the Stage

… A beginner’s guide to having a good foundation in the whys and hows of setting up a Performance Sound System. This course is designed for anyone who is looking to tap into their inner live sound engineer.

Highlights of this camp include:

  • From microphones and stands to front of house loudspeakers and monitors
  • Wires and cables and snakes – Oh My!
  • Tie it all together and make it work for a show performed by your fellow campers

Each child is responsible for bringing their own lunch, snacks, and a water bottle. Note: Londonderry is a nut-free school. Please let us know if your child has any other food allergies.

Dates: July 13-17
Cash price: $225.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm*
*Performance on Friday at 2pm
Students: Ages 15 and above. Minimum 2 student, Maximum 10 students
Instructor: Jay Kirssin

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Young Rockers Summer Camp

… Perfect for the beginner musician or any interested child, even if they have no musical background. This week-long camp will place the students in a band environment where they can learn proper techniques of their preferred instrument, experiment with other instruments, and work with other kids at their own ability level. Students will learn music of their choice and perform it on Friday afternoon for class parents and camp students.

Each child is responsible for bringing their own lunch, snacks, and a water bottle. Note: Londonderry is a nut-free school. Please let us know if your child has any other food allergies.

Dates: August 3-7
Cash price: $355.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm*
*Performance on Friday at 2pm
Students: Ages 8 and above. Minimum 4 students, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Habiba Miller, Alex Valsing

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Recording at Home – Garage Bands and Basement Tapes Summer Camp

… Are you looking to do recording at home, either for yourself, your own band, or a client? This camp is designed for exactly that purpose! It’s easy and fun when you have the right instructor, and Jay Kirssin is among the best in the area. Sign up now and get ready to be your own at-home sound engineer!

This camp will cover loads of practical information and plenty of hands on experience:

  • First: a goal, a plan, pre-production, practice, and rehearsal
  • Press the red button and lay down some tracks – with your fellow campers
  • Edit your work and listen, listen, listen
  • Mix with your ears, not with your eyes

Each child is responsible for bringing their own lunch, snacks, and a water bottle. Note: Londonderry is a nut-free school. Please let us know if your child has any other food allergies.

Dates: August 3-7
Cash price: $225.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm
Students: Ages 12 and above. Minimum 2 student, Maximum 10 students
Instructor: Jay Kirssin

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FUNdamental Drumming 2

… Expanding the foundation and thinking of a drummer into a more rounded and versatile musician. This course is designed for anyone age 8 and above who has completed this year’s FUNdamental Drumming Level 1 course, and for the intermediate level drummer. Please contact instructor, Wade Corbin, for placement opportunity. (boxerdogjed@yahoo.com, 717-525-4334)

Level 2 is an intermediate program designed for anyone age 10 and above. Level 2 covers:

  • Understanding time signature – not just your basic 4/4 anymore
  • Beat recognition – finding the correct beat pattern within a song
  • Hand and foot independence – separation of limb coordination
  • High hat technique – opening and closing in beat and timing control
  • Playing along with a band – experience with live musicians

Dates: August 10-14
Cash price: $225.00
When: Monday–Friday, 9am–12pm*
*Performance on Friday at 11am
Students: Ages 10 and above. Minimum 2 students, Maximum 8 students
Instructor: Wade Corbin

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Camp Karaoke

… Join Camela Widad for a fun week of singing, full of basic group lessons, play, friendships, and Karaoke parties! This is a gentle week, designed to introduce kids to the joy of singing, some basic age-appropriate techniques to start them on the road to using their voice safely, and an introduction to learning basic songs, melody, and beginning harmony.

Dates: August 10-14
Cash price: $100.00
When: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm
Students: Ages 7-11. Minimum 5 student, Maximum 20 students
Instructor: Camela Widad

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