This summer, try out a new class or a new instrument with Mastery School of Music Summer Camps! Summer break is the perfect time for your child to build their skills with a new instrument, or increase their musicianship by learning something new. With encouraging instructors, a mixture of learning through direct instruction and games, and instrument rentals available for students, your child will have fun and increase their skill.

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 Summer Camp? The camps are half -day (morning or afternoon) and run for one week (Monday-Friday), with the exception of the Piano Masterclass, which is a full day camp. Many families look to fill those long days of summer with exciting opportunities and Summer Camps fill up fast. Register for Summer Camps now!


2023 Mastery School of Music Summer Camps

Kinderflute (Ages 5-7)

Taught by Mikyla Jensen, the only certified Kinderflute teacher in Vancouver, students will learn note-reading, proper breathing techniques and rhythm as they develop their musicality on the flute.

Date: August 14-18, 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: July 3-7| July 17- 21| July 31- August 4| August 21-25, 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.

Dates: July 10-14| August 21-25, 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: July 3-7 | July 10-14| August 21-25| August 28- Sept. 2, 2023
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
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)

In this exciting camp, students will explore how music and coding connect 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: July 31-August 4|August 14-18, 2023
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Note: A laptop or iPad is required.

Song Writing

Using GarageBand or Soundtrap, students will write and record their own pop songs! Students will be coached in preparation of recording songs.

Date: July 3-7|August 21-25, 2023
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Note: Students are encouraged to bring a laptop, but it is not mandatory.

Create & Compose

Interested in becoming a songwriter or composer? This camp is for you! Learn how theory is related to building melodies, harmonies and unique rhythms in the basics of good composition.  Students’ compositions will be recorded, and a recording will be given to them at the end of the week.

Date: July 17-21, 2023
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Note: At least one year of musical instruction is required. Campers may use any instrument of their choosing.

Tuning Your Voice

Learn proper singing techniques to avoid developing detrimental vocal habits in this fun group vocal camp! Staging and acting while singing are included, as well as dealing with stage fright

Date: July 31-August 4|August 14-18, 2023
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Note: A laptop or iPad is required.

Piano Masterclass

This camp is for intermediate and advanced-level students. Students will learn the essence of artistic performance and a comprehensive understanding of composition.

Date: July 24-29 | August 28-Sept. 2, 2023
Time: 9:30am-3:30pm

Mastery School of Music Summer Camps

Dates: July 3-September 2,  2023
Times: Times vary by camp.
Location: Mastery Campus, located on the UBC Campus in Wesbrook Village
Address: 3396 Shrum Lane, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 345-9680