Online Music Camps in McLean
Bach to Rock online music camps are a perfect choice for campers who want to attend music camp from home. These exciting and interactive virtual camps offer tons of fun for kids. Plus, they’re a great introduction to playing an instrument or learning new musical skills!
All of our online music camps take place over Zoom, allowing campers to learn from the comfort of home. Please note that students may need their own instrument or a second device for some of our online camps.
Early Childhood Music Camps
Our early childhood online music camps are perfect for younger campers who love music. These fun-filled week-long camps can introduce your child to core musical concepts or help them choose which instrument they want to play!
Rock City World Tour Camp (Ages 5-6)
Rock City World Tour Camp takes students on a world-wide musical adventure! Over the course of five 45-minute sessions, students journey from Africa to South America and finally to outer space – learning about musical concepts and fun instruments along the way.
Rock City World Tour Camp is a great introduction to our Kids n Keys piano program!
Fun with Music Camp (Ages 7-9)
Fun With Music Camp introduces students to the drums, guitar, piano, ukulele, and singing! This camp is perfect for any student unsure of which instrument he or she would like to play. Students do not need any musical experience or an instrument to participate. Students learn the parts of each instrument and the basics of playing each in five 1-hour sessions.
After taking this camp, students may want to choose an instrument and participate in the Drum, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, or Voice Camp! Students may also choose to enroll in private music lessons.
Online Music Camps for Beginners
Our online music camps for beginner students are a perfect introduction to learning a new instrument. Each camp includes five 90-minute group lessons, where students learn foundational skills. We also provide each camper with two 30-minute private lessons, where they get direct feedback and instruction from a Bach to Rock music teacher!
Please note that students will need their own instrument to take part in our beginner Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, and Drum Camps. If you don’t already own an instrument, we can offer suggestions on where to buy or rent one!
Piano Camp for Beginners (Ages 7+)
Our online Piano Camp helps new musicians learn the basics of playing the piano. Students will learn the fundamentals of piano and keyboard playing. Topics include finger and hand placement, basic rhythms, beginner chords, and how to form chords into a song.
After completing Piano Camp, students can enroll in our Songwriting Camp or in private piano lessons!
Guitar Camp for Beginners (Ages 9+)
Guitar Camp gives students an introduction to playing the guitar — one of the most powerful, popular, and versatile instruments in modern music! Students will learn how to tune their guitar, how to hold and strum their instrument, and how to play basic chords. By the end of the camp, students will be able to play their first songs.
Following Guitar Camp, students can take our Songwriting Camp or sign up for one-on-one guitar lessons!
Ukulele Camp for Beginners (Ages 7+)
In our online Ukulele Camp, students will learn the basics of the ukulele. Students will learn how to tune, hold, and strum the ukulele, how to form basic chords, and fundamental techniques like the shuffle strum. By the end of camp, each student will have learned how to play their first song.
Graduates from Ukulele Camp can continue learning in one-on-one ukulele lessons at Bach to Rock! We also encourage campers to sign up for our Songwriting Camp if they want to make their own music!
Drum Camp for Beginners (Ages 7+)
Our online Drum Camp is a beginner-friendly introduction to drumming! Students will only need a drum pad or snare drum to participate in this camp, instead of a full drum kit. Students learn basic rhythms, sticking patterns, and drum rudiments. By the end of camp, each camper will be able to play a basic groove and can play their first songs.
Campers can sign up for one-on-one drum lessons after completing this camp or join us for our online Songwriting Camp!
Voice Camp for Beginners (Ages 7+)
Over the course of Voice Camp, beginner vocalists can discover the power of their own voice! Our students learn how to care for their voice and beginner techniques for vocal tone, pitch, and rhythm. We also teach students how to listen to their own voice and adjust their technique as needed.
After taking this camp, students can sign up for weekly singing lessons or join Songwriting Camp to learn more about writing their own music!
Songwriting Camp (Ages 8+)
Over the course of Songwriting Camp, students learn the basics of writing their own music. Campers will learn about song structure, key, tempo, genre, and lyrics, with instruction from experienced songwriters. To participate in this camp, students only need a desire to learn – you do not need to play an instrument!
After taking the Songwriting Camp, students can sign up for private Songwriting 101 or our Beat Making Camp, which gives students an introduction to music production software.
Band Promo 101: Music Video Camp (Ages 8+)
Designed for existing bands, the Band Promo 101: Music Video Camp can help bands create their first music video. Over the course of this camp, you and your bandmates will choose a song and perfect it with help from a Bach to Rock music expert. Our instructor will then work with your band to create your first-ever music video!
Each student needs a device to record their performance, such as a phone, tablet, or a computer with a webcam. Students submit videos to the school and, during class, the band helps the teacher produce and edit their video.
Online DJ Camps
Want to become the world’s next great DJ? Bach to Rock offers a pair of online music camps for DJs through Beat Refinery®. These camps will help you build skills and learn the basics of modern DJ software.
Beat Making Camp (Ages 8+)
Using BandLab for Education, a free online recording platform, students learn the basics of recording, editing and mixing in five 90-minute sessions. To participate in this camp, students need a computer with Google Chrome installed to access BandLab for Education, which is available for free online. Students will also need a second device to view the lessons. No musical experience is required!
After taking this course, students may want to enroll in the Songwriting Camp to learn more about creating their own music.
Intro to DJing Camp (Ages 10+)
Intro to DJing Camp teaches students what it takes to be a DJ! This camp teaches students the basics of Serato DJ, the world’s most popular DJing software. Students will learn Serato software concepts like building song crates, making cue points and looping. Other DJ fundamentals like basic scratching, beat counting and song structure are included in this camp.
To participate in this class, students need a computer with Serato DJ Lite, which is available as a free download. Students will also need a second computer or mobile device (a tablet is suggested) to view the lessons. No musical experience or DJ hardware is required!
Sign Up for Online Music Camps!
Ready to enroll in a Bach to Rock online music camp? Students can sign up for online music camps through our website or call us for information about upcoming camps!
All of our online music camps require a phone, tablet, or computer that’s compatible with Zoom. Please note that students may need an instrument or a second device to participate in some of these camps.
Sign up for online music camps today! Register online or contact Bach to Rock for details on camp schedules and pricing.