South Shore Conservatory Opens Registration for Summer Arts Programs

South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces open registration for their summer 2017 performing arts programs for students of all ages at their Hingham and Duxbury campuses.

Students who play an instrument or love to sing are invited to participate in long running programs such as Summer Music Festival, Summer Vocal Institute, American Music Camp for Strings or Flute Symphony.  Students interested in pop/rock music can attend Rock Camp for middle and high school students on any instrument or voice.  New this summer, SSC Summer Piano Camp offers a full-day camp experience for piano students ages five to eighteen at SSC’s Hingham campus. Students interested in dance can participate in Summer Ballet Camp for students ages seven to eighteen.

Music educators are invited to SSC’s second annual SSC Music Educator Retreat. This two-day retreat offers all music educators an opportunity for renewal and reflections on the elements of effective teaching. Adults may also participate in American Music Camp for Strings teacher training and Flute Symphony.

Other music and arts programs available this summer include The Arts Tell a Story for ages three to seven, Drum & Sing for ages four to six, Primo Voice Class for ages seven to nine, and Mezzo Voice Class for ages ten to thirteen. SSC’s Music Together® class offers young students, infant through age four, a gentle introduction to the world of music at both Conservatory locations and at South Shore Community Center in Cohasset, starting the week of May 29.

Drama takes center stage this summer with Curtain Going Up for ages four to six at the Hingham campus and Let’s Put on a Show for ages six to twelve at the Duxbury campus.

All students enrolled in SSC’s summer programs are admitted free to the Conservatory’s Evenings Under the Stars and Wacky Wednesdays 2017 performances at the Jane Carr Amphitheater in Hingham.

For audition information and program dates, please visit www.sscmusic.org. For more information about summer programs, including schedules, tuition and financial aid, please visit www.sscmusic.org/summer_programs.html or find South Shore Conservatory on Facebook.

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 over 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.