Arbutus Music Academy Summer Programs

Space is Limited. Register Now to Claim Your Spot!

Since 2009, we have been joyfully starting and guiding Vancouver’s youngsters on their musical journey.
All camps and programs are in small groups of 4-6. Choose a category below and sign up today!

Violin Jam Camp 2.0

Age: 6-10 
Dates: July 22-26, M-F, 10-11:45 am

Fee: $240 ($216 before June 1, 2024)

Summer Chamber Music

Age: 6 – 10+ 

Fee: $240 ($216 before June 1, 2024)

Summer Chamber Music

Chamber music camps are for intermediate and advanced violin, viola, cello and piano players. 

Ensemble playing fosters better listening, musical style awareness, performance flexibility and collaboration skills.

Meet like-minded people and enjoy playing new music together! 

Mini-recital at the end!

Piano Duet- registration closed

Group 1: July 15-19, M-F, 10-11:45am   Age: 6-10 y.o.   Level: RCM 1+ 

Group 2: July 29-Aug 2, M-F, 10-11:45am   Age: 8-12 y.o.  Level: RCM 2+ 

Fee: $240 ($216 before June 1, 2024)

For Beginners

Hello Violin-
registration closed

Age: 3-5 
Dates: July 8-12, M-F, 9:30-11:15 am

Fee: $240 ($216 before June 1, 2024)

Hummingbirds Sing and Play- registration closed

Age: Ages: 1-3  and their caregivers
Dates: July 8-12, M-F, 9:45-10:45 am

Fee: $150 ($135 before June 1, 2024)

Beginner Packages

Guitar Package

Fee: $250 ($275 Value)

Voice package

Fee: $180 ($195 Value)

Violin package

Fee: $250 ($275 Value)


RCM Theory 1-8 intensive course

Age: 12+ and in Level 8 on their instruments
Dates:  July 2- August 8,  Every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:15-8:15 pm

Fee: $550 (Materials not included)

RCM Theory 1-5 intensive course- registration closed

Age: Age 9+ or recommendation of their instructor
Dates: July 2- August 8, Every Tuesday and Thursday, 4-6 pm

Fee: $450 (Materials not included)

All Program Policies:

All camps and programs except private lesson packages are subject to minimum enrollment of 4 and maximum enrollment of 6. An invoice and instructions for eTransfer payment will be sent within 3 business days of the registration. The space will not be reserved until a full payment is received.

Camp start-up info and liability waiver will be sent 1 week prior to the first day of camp. The camps not meeting minimum enrollment will be cancelled with 2 weeks’ notice to parents.

For sessions cancelled by participants with more than 24 hours notice before the start of the first class, a $25 processing fee applies (refund less $25).

For sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours notice before the start of the first class, there are no refunds.

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