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Intermediate Rock Program
Tracks: Guitar, Rhythm Section (piano, bass, drums), Voice

Imagine yourself playing the ROCK music you love and exploring new things on the beautiful University of Miami Frost School of Music campus...

From Hendrix to Clapton to Eagles to Sting... rock and roll never dies at the Young Musicians' Camp... study your favorite songs... learn soloing techniques... master rhythm styles... all with an emphasis on performance... rock and roll is here to stay!

If you are entering grades 5-8 and have been singing or playing the PIANO, BASS, GUITAR, or DRUMS, for at least one year, then our INTERMEDIATE ROCK PROGRAM is for you! And... we invite highly advanced students to audition for our Honors Rock Ensemble!

So... join us this summer and immerse yourself in ROCK!

Program Length

2 weeks


Session A: June 12 - June 23


9:00 am - 3:45 pm

Age Range

Entering grades 5 - 8 in the fall

Registration Fee

Prior to April 1: $40
After April 1: $75


$850 (Honors $1,050)


The goal of this program is for campers to have a better feel for how the pros play ROCK! They will get to play in 2 Rock Bands and also have a technique class on their specific instrument! All of our ROCK faculty are both performers and educators who are dedicated to giving campers the best experience possible! And don't forget to save the date - we end camp with a concert where every camper performs with their band!


  • Entering grades 5-8 in the fall.
  • Has studied their instrument for at least 1 year.
  • Completed Book 1 of a standard music series in their instrument or equivalent.
  • On the first day of camp - campers will be placed in a Rock Band with other students at their skill level, based on an informal audition.
  • All applicants who meet the above requirements may enroll in the Camp.
  • *There is limited enrollment for bass, drums, and piano.


DAILY SCHEDULE (9:00 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.)

9:00 - 10:00

These classes concentrate on instrumental technique.
Guitar Workshop
Rhythm Section Workshop (piano, bass, drums)
Vocalists Piano Ensemble. -- It is very helpful for vocalists to learn the basics of playing the piano, so this is your opportunity to learn with our expert teachers.

10:15 - 11:15

Rock Band: Get coached by our pros!

11:30 - 12:00

LUNCH (Lunch is included in the camp tuition)
After our morning classes, we walk to the UM cafeteria. Campers will be able to select from the grill (hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries), salad bar, pizza, hot meal of the day, and the deli. There are also fresh fruits, desserts, beverages, and daily specials.

12:15 - 1:15

MUSIC SKILLS - Contemporary: Our faculty makes learning music skills fun!

1:30 - 2:30

Progressive Rock Band:by popular demand we are happy to add this class!

2:30 - 2:45


2:45 - 3:45

Jazz Rock Fusion Jam: a great way to end your camp day!



4:00 - 5:00

OPTIONAL CLASSES (separate fees apply)

Private Instruction: Individual lessons with our Camp Faculty.

4:00 - 5:00

Garage Band & More: if you want to learn or already are using this program, get better at music production with our expert teachers

Honors Rock Ensemble:
Open to rock players (piano, bass, guitar, drums) and singers, who are more advanced than their age and grade level. The Honors Rock Ensemble is an additional class which meets after regular dismissal. Members of this Ensemble will be coached daily by our Honors Faculty - made up of UM Frost School of Music professors, selected graduate students, and artists who love to work with exceptional young musicians. An audition is required, see the information below. Each Honors Group will perform in our special Honors Recital where you also will receive a certificate of participation, signed by your Honors professors.


REQUIREMENTS for Honors Rock Ensemble - Intermediate

For Piano, Bass, Guitar, Drums, and Voice students.
  • A recommendation from your music teacher - Deadline: APRIL 15.
  • An audition demo is required: 10-minute maximum. Deadline APRIL 15. All auditions must be submitted as a high-quality video file or a YouTube link. Your demo should show you playing in 2 different rock styles (rock, funk, blues, etc.) either with a band or a play along. Make sure that both you and the band can be heard evenly. Send your demos to:
  • Campers will be notified of the Honors Committee decision by May 1.
  • Campers who are not accepted in the first round, or who submit their audition after April 15, will be put on a waiting list. We will notify you no later than May 15, if we can accept you.

NOTE: All bass, guitar, and wind players should bring their own instrument to Camp. (bass players and guitarists should also bring their amps)
*There is limited enrollment for bass, drums, and piano.
Vocalists should bring their own mic and XLR cable.


Private lessons given by our camp staff may be scheduled after regular dismissal. The lessons are one hour long and all of the instructors are part of our camp faculty. The classes are held daily, except for the last day of the session. Once your camper has attended all the daily classes and met the faculty, email the camp the following information: name of professor your child would like a lesson with and on what instrument. Send to: and we will tell you the days the professor is available for lessons. The camp cannot re-schedule a missed private lesson.


Supervised before and after care is available.
Before Care: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
After Care: 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm

NOTE: students who enroll in an optional class from 4:00-5:00, may be supervised in After-Care from 5:00-6:00 for no additional After-Care charge. Please notify the camp if this applies to your camper!


Please follow these steps to Register:

Click on the "Register Here" Link for the Track that applies to you below. The Link will take you to the Session Selection Page and the Cart for your Program. There is no need to filter or search for your Program on the Session Selection Page as long as you used the correct "Register Here" Link for your specific Program. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your music teacher. Also, please decide if you want to add an optional class and/or a private lesson for an additional fee.

On the Session Selection Page, Click on the "ADD TO CART" Link for your Program. Make sure the Program Name and Track are correct. Your Program will automatically move into "YOUR SHOPPING CART". Click on the CONTINUE Link in the Shopping Cart, which will take you to the Registration Information Page where you can begin the registration process.

Complete the following information to Register.

  • Section 1: Enter Your Email Address and Click "NEXT".
  • Section 2: Enter Participants & Options. Complete the required Participant Information. "Session Options" for your program will be pre-selected. Additional classes offered appear as "Optional Classes" and may be selected by checking the appropriate Box or Boxes. Click CONTINUE.
  • Section 3: Please complete the Registration Forms, including the Waivers and Agreements, and sign your Digital Signature. Click "CONTINUE TO CART".

Review Cart & Check out. Review the accuracy of the "ORDER DETAILS". If you have a Coupon Code, enter it now.

Go to the "CHECK OUT" Section and select either "PAY IN FULL" or "Pay $0.00 now, and then Pay Balance manually".

Click COMPLETE and you will receive a Confirmation E-mail with the details of your Order.

You can login to your Online account at any time to verify your registration and pay your balance. A $200 deposit is required to reserve your child's place and an additional $200 to reserve the Dormitory. This includes your $40 ($75 after April 1) non-refundable Registration Fee. Deposits are due within 10 days of registration. There will be NO refunds issued except for a documented medical emergency. Full payment is due 1 month prior to the start of each session.

You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your payment has been processed.

If you have any questions about the Camp and the Programs offered or How to Apply, please e-mail the Camp at or call 305-498-4925.

Register Here (select the Track that applies to you):

Intermediate Rock