South Shore Conservatory Opens Registration for 2016 Summer Arts Programs

HINGHAM PATCH.com – South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces open registration for their summer 2016 performing arts programs, in music, dance and drama, for students of all ages, at their Hingham and Duxbury campuses.

New this summer at SSC’s Hingham location is American Music Camp for Strings for violin, viola, cello, bass, mandolin and guitar students ages three through adult.

2016 Summer ProgramsAlso this summer, SSC’s Music Together® program offers young students, infants through age four, a gentle introduction to the world of music. Music Together is offered at both Conservatory locations and at the Cohasset Community Center.  The first of two six-week sessions starts the week of June 6.  Other early childhood classes include The Arts Tell a Story for ages three to six, Drum & Sing for ages four to six, both offered at SSC’s Hingham campus.

Drama takes center stage this summer with Curtain Going Up for ages four to seven at the Hingham campus and Let’s Put on a Show for ages six to eleven at the Duxbury campus.  Ballet students can participate in and Summer Ballet Camps for students ages seven to eighteen at the Duxbury campus.

Students who play an instrument or love to sing may participate in programs such as Summer Music Festival, Jazz/Rock/Pop Summer Camp for middle and high school students on any instrument or voice, Summer Vocal Institute and Flute Symphony, all located at the Hingham campus. Placement auditions for Summer Music Festival are Saturday, March 26, April 30 and May 14, and auditions for Summer Vocal Institute are Saturday, May 21.

Adult students are invited to participate in Summer String Camp and Flute Symphony.  SSC also offers specialized training in Yoga for the Special Child® and, for music educators, SSC Music Educator Retreat.

For more information about summer programs, including schedules, tuition and financial aid, please visit www.sscmusic.org/summer_programs.html.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

Caption:  String students of all ages are invited to join American Music Camp for Strings at South Shore Conservatory.

Credit:  Courtesy of South Shore Conservatory