Music is the joy in our day, it is the spring in our step and the soundtrack to our happiest moments. Babies bop along to the tunes they hear in nursery rhymes and as they get older, they become curious about how those songs and sounds are made. There is no better time than Spring Break to ignite a passion for music. Investing in music classes for your child is will always yield a big return. Whether it is vocal lessons, or learning an instrument, children who study music find a world of opportunity opens up to them.

This Spring Break, try out a new class or a new instrument with Mastery School of Music’s Spring Break Camps! Two sets of one-week camps take place between March 13th and March 24th designed to provide a fun and enjoyable music-filled experience for your child. Each camp runs for a half day (morning or afternoon) from Monday to Friday, leaving time to try out more than one experience.

Mastery School of Music was started in 2008 by Olga Lockwood, an experienced music teacher and gifted professional musician herself. At Mastery, orchestrating excellence is easy with their encouraging and fun-filled approach. Ms. Lockwood “seeks to provide every student the opportunity to reach his or her highest musical potential through personalized music education with diverse and highly trained teachers who are experts in their field.” If you’ve been considering music lessons for your child, what better time to try out Mastery’s classes than with a Spring Break camp? Spring Break is a popular time to enroll in camps and registration fills up quickly. Secure your spot now to ensure your child has the best Spring Break experience!

2023 Mastery Spring Break Camps

Singing Favorite Popular Songs (Ages 7-12)

Do you have a budding pop star on your hands? Hone their technique and ignite their passion for singing with this fun camp! Short vocal exercises and ear training will help your child sing in tune with others while learning some of the biggest pop hits. Choreography tied in with the lyrics will leave your child feeling ready to hit the stage with a short end-of-week performance for parents.

Date: March 13-17, 2023
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Little Music Makers (Ages 4-6)

Are you looking to introduce your child to a variety of musical experiences? Then try out Little Music Makers! In this fun-filled week, students will be introduced to the recorder and the piano, in addition to a module that includes the Orff and Kodaly methods of music learning.

Dates: March 20-24, 2023,
Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:00pm
Note: Students will need to bring or purchase a recorder for participation.

Music for Young Violinists (Ages 6-8)

Jumpstart your child’s exposure and appreciation of classical music with this fun-filled, high-energy violin camp! Using the Suzuki Method, which emphasizes ear training and encourages positive experiences and motivation, children will learn the fundaments of playing the violin. Some concepts covered during the week include basic posture, bow and violin holds, musical terminology, improvisation, expression, and five twinkle rhythms, as well as exposure to a variety of classic musical examples in a “music appreciation” format.

Dates: March 13-17, 2023
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Note: A violin is required for participation. This can be rented for the week for $15 at the time of registration.

Pop Music Makers (Ages 6-12)

At Mastery School of Music, everyone can be a musician, regardless of musical background! This camp will be divided into short sections designed to introduce participants to different elements of music-making. From the guitar to percussion and making music using GarageBand, this camp is designed to expose children to new and exciting aspect of the music world.

Dates: March 13-17 & March 20-24, 2023
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm (both weeks)
Note: Guitars are required for participation in the program and can be rented for an additional $15 at the time of registration.  It is recommended that each student have an iPad/iPhone with the latest version of GarageBand loaded on it.

Music x Coding (Ages 6-10)

Are you having a hard time choosing between a music camp or a coding camp? Now you don’t have to! In this exciting new camp, students will explore how music and coding connects while creating their own digital games. Students will have a blast in this interactive, interdisciplinary camp that engages both creativity and strategic thinking. No music or coding experience is necessary. In fact, this camp is most suitable for those without previous music instruction, or with less than one year of instruction.

Date: March 20-24, 2023
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Note: A laptop or iPad is required.

Mastery School of Music Spring Break Camps

Dates: March 13th-24th, 2023
Times: See individual camps
Location: Mastery Campus, located on the UBC Campus in Wesbrook Village
Address: 3396 Shrum Lane, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 345-9680