Courses & Programs

Spring 2022

Mini-U Toddler (18M - 3YR) 

We’ve designed a class that moves just as quickly as your little one. This class includes dances, rhymes, instrument exploration and most importantly, ways for your toddler to direct the activities.  The capacity of our Mini U Classes is 10, giving your child lots of room to move, and of course a ton of well deserved attention! Full parent participation is required in these classes.

Option 1: Thursday, 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Spring 2022: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 (6 weeks)

Option 2: Saturday, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Spring 2022:  April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 (6 weeks)

Fees: $96 per semester, including materials

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Ukulele Group Class 

Join instructor, Iliana Matos, as she introduces students to the charming and joyful tones of the Ukulele. The ukulele's four nylon strings are gentle on little fingers and make chord shapes and scales easier to learn. This class will learn popular and classical tunes. No ukulele? No problem, just add on the ukulele for $57.00 when you register. Your child will be making music in no time

Ukulele (Ages 6 – 9): Monday, 4:30 – 5:20 p.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Spring 2022: April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16 (6 weeks)
Instructor: Iliana Matos
Fees: $96 (plus ukulele if needed)

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Summer 2022

Mini-U Music School (Ages 5 - 7)

For our littlest musicians, the Mini-U Music Summer School is a half-day camp filled with rhythm, movement, singing and crafts! Your mini-musician will do lots of rhythmic and note-reading activities, learn new songs and dances, and will get a very special opportunity to guest perform in our Lunch & Listen concert series on August 5 at 12:15 (this concert series is free and open to the public).  Move over Mozart, we have some new musical prodigies in the making!   Register early, this program is limited to 10 little campers.

August 2 - 5, 9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Cost: $190

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Digital Content Creators: YouTube, Podcasts and Musical Coding, Oh My! (ages 8 – 12)

Campers will learn the in's and out's of digital content creation, from writing & recording podcasts in a state-of-the-art podcast studio, to creating fun video content just like their favourite YouTuber! This week long camp includes breakout sessions on sound effects and live coding music. Final creations will be posted on our YouTube kid-friendly channel and across our social media platforms for campers to share with friends, family and future followers!

Option 1: July 18 – 22
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Cost: $230


Option 2: Aug 8 – 12
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Cost: $230

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Wonderful Wizarding World Camp (Ages 8 - 12)

Don't wait for your Owl Post invitation, this camp is for non-magical folk and wizards alike! Register now for this camp full of wizarding wonder! Participants will create wands and hats, play wizarding world games, design creature companions, mix potions and cast spells, all the while exploring many musical elements built into this fun week-long wizarding world experience! 

Option 1: July 11 - 15
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: U of L Community Stadium (Main Campus)
Cost: $250 (includes all materials)

Option 2: July 25 - 29
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: U of L Community Stadium (Main Campus)
Cost: $250 (includes all materials)

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Lethbridge Piano Intensive 

LPI is a summer intensive piano program for students of all ages! Students will work with artist-teachers from the University of Lethbridge Department of Music and Conservatory of Music in one-on-one lessons, duet, duo or trio coaching, rhythm workshops, master classes, and also expect to participate in social activities (eg. pizza party), extended technique workshops, and musician’s health sessions.  This program will culminate in a final public concert in the University’s beautiful recital hall on July 9 in the afternoon and there are also plans for a downtown pop-up concert during the week, featuring students from this program.

LOCATION:  University of Lethbridge Centre for the Arts (Main Campus)

AGES 7 to 12 
Sunday, July 3 (late afternoon/early evening) --
Welcome activities and faculty concert (parents are invited!)
July 4 to 8 -- Half days 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 9 (afternoon) -- Participant Concerts - showcasing our students in the U of L Recital Hall!

AGES 13 to 18
Sunday, July 3 (late afternoon/evening)
-- Welcome activities and faculty concert (parents are invited!)
July 4 to 8 -- Full days 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with evening social activities, ensemble rehearsals and concert outings
Saturday, July 9 (afternoon) -- Participant Concerts -- showcasing our students in the U of L Recital Hall!

ADULT
June 11 & 18
-- 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Adults can also audit the other LPI session as well at no extra cost.

Zoom (online) options are also available for those who cannot spend the entire week in Lethbridge, with the same time commitments (evening activities not included). Detailed daily schedules will be sent out in June.

Although this program is non-auditioned, we are happy to provide feedback on the program that best suits your skill level (email Deanna Oye at Deanna.Oye@uleth.ca).  

Piano teachers and parents are welcome to audit the sessions ($10/day), or choose to enroll in our adult program which includes 2 days designated to adult piano students.  

Registration deadline: June 3 (Auditing Teachers can Register up to July 1).    

 

Fees:

  • Lethbridge Piano Intensive: Ages 13 - 18: $650                                         
  • Lethbridge Piano Intensive: Ages 7 - 12: $350                                                            
  • Adults: $125                                                           
  • Lethbridge Piano Intensive: Ages 13 - 18 (Online Only): $350       

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Auditing Teachers can register by clicking here.


ACCOMODATIONS 

GROUP CODE: LPI

RATE: SLEEPING BAG RATE - $45.00/per person per night. Included all taxes

*Sleeping Bag Rate is you need to bring in ALL linen, towels, pillows, toiletries, etc.

DATES: July 3-9, 2022

CUT OFF DATE: June 3, 2022

TO BOOK: Call 403-329-2244 or email cnf@uleth.ca

Note:

  • Each guest will be assigned in a 4-bedroom apartment by Gender at a first come, first served basis.
  • Each suite includes a refrigerator and microwave (utensils not provided).

 

For families that want to come and spend the week in Lethbridge together:

$1225.00/weekly stay with linen in a 4-bedroom apartment

TO BOOK:  Call 403-329-2244 or email cnf@uleth.ca

Raise Your Voice!: A Broadway Junior Musical

Students with just a bit of vocal experience can join us for this brand new musical full week program.  During this week, students will sing, rehearse, and participate in other fun musical activities, while they prepare to put on a musical show featuring songs from classic titles like Guys and Dolls, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins, among many others!  Raise Your Voice is a musical revue for young performers, providing students with an opportunity to customize the transitions between numbers.  Students will receive personalized coaching and private lessons throughout the week. Some vocal experience is required.  Students will perform for adoring fans on August 19 at 7pm on the U of L Recital Hall stage (tickets are $10 at the door). 

Dates: August 15 - 19, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Location: U of L Recital Hall (Main Campus)
Cost: $300 (includes all materials)

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Theory (Asynchronous)

These online theory courses include video lessons aligned with the Royal Conservatory theory workbooks, as well as access to online labs with live instructor support bi-weekly (in-person lab access is also an option), Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:00. The course fees also includes the opportunity to submit assignments for marking. Registration includes access to the online course for 6 months so students can work through the course with as much time as is needed. When you register and pay for this course you will then receive a welcome email with online course access details.  

This course covers the material necessary to write the Royal Conservatory exam for Level 5 Theory.  The Level 5 course includes a thorough review of concepts covered in previous levels of RCM theory, which makes it possible for a student to use this course as a point of entry to their music theory studies, provided they have experience gained through vocal or instrumental lessons. Students will come to understand elements of pitch and notation, rhythm, scales and key signatures, melody and composition, intervals, music history, chords and harmony, form and analysis, and musical terms. 

Fees: $350*
Instructor: Colleen Klassen
Dates: From the date of payment/registration, you will have 6 months of access to this asynchronous course.

Registration Link Coming Soon!

*Please note this course fee does not include the actual Royal Conservatory exam.  That is a separate fee; the U of L Conservatory is not affiliated with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  We do not administer or mark the RCM exams.  This course is just designed to assist you in preparing for this exam.

This course covers the material necessary to write the Royal Conservatory exam for Level 6 Theory. If the student has not taken formal music theory prior to this course, it is recommended to begin with Level 5 and progress through the courses in sequence. A student with some training may request a placement test to help determine the appropriate course to register in. Students will come to understand elements of keys and scales, rhythm, intervals, chords and harmony, melody writing and composition, music history, and form and analysis.

Fees: $350*
Instructor: Colleen Klassen
Dates: From the date of payment/registration, you will have 6 months of access to this asynchronous course.

Registration Link Coming Soon!

*Please note this course fee does not include the actual Royal Conservatory exam.  That is a separate fee; the U of L Conservatory is not affiliated with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  We do not administer or mark the RCM exams.  This course is just designed to assist you in preparing for this exam.

This course covers the material necessary to write the Royal Conservatory exam for Level 7 Theory. If the student has not taken formal music theory prior to this course, it is recommended to begin with Level 5 and progress through the courses in sequence. A student with some training may request a placement test to help determine the appropriate course to register in. In Level 7 Theory, students will come to understand elements of keys and scales, rhythm, intervals, transposition, chords and harmony, melody writing and composition, music history, and form and analysis.

Fees: $350*
Instructor: Colleen Klassen
Dates: From the date of payment/registration, you will have 6 months of access to this asynchronous course.

Registration Link Coming Soon!

*Please note this course fee does not include the actual Royal Conservatory exam.  That is a separate fee; the U of L Conservatory is not affiliated with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  We do not administer or mark the RCM exams.  This course is just designed to assist you in preparing for this exam.

Coming Soon!

Did you know that we also offer Private Music Lessons?
Financial Assistance is available for those in need.
For more information regarding School Band Retreat opportunities, click here.