Saturday, January 4, 2020

Music Camps ONLINE Summer 2020

5/12/2020
                


Online OR In Person SUMMER CAMPS 2020
(Time will tell which it will be)
(enroll by weeks or days)

New Camp Ideas:

1)  Mini-mini Music Camp would meet on Zoom from 9:00 am to 10:30 am
(This camp would include all materials mailed to your house for a morning craft, new Jingle Jamboree treasures for games and a music workbook for the music lessons.)  

2)  Half Day Music Camp would meet on Zoom from 9:00 am to Noon
(This camp would include all materials mailed to your house for a morning craft, new Jingle Jamboree treasures for games and a music workbook for the music lessons, a classical composers workbook and musical instrument workbook or music for featured musicals depending on the camp enrolled.)  

3)  Half Day Zoom and Half Day Outdoors - This camp would meet on Zoom for the morning and then we would pick a large park for lunch, distance music games (non contact - eg no tagging, no holding hands etc.).  We could learn music reading and writing, discuss classical composers and I can demonstrate band instruments in person.  We would make sure that we were sitting 6 feet apart and I would use a microphone to amplify my voice so students could hear.  (This camp would include all materials mailed to your house for a morning craft, new Jingle Jamboree treasures for games and a music workbook for the music lessons, a classical composers workbook and musical instrument workbook or music for featured musicals depending on the camp enrolled.  Materials for an afternoon craft would also be added as well as additional pages in the other workbooks for a extra activities).

4)  Full day of Music Camp on Zoom or In Person.  Students have been very engaged during Music Club.  (This camp would include all materials mailed to your house for a morning craft, new Jingle Jamboree treasures for games and a music workbook for the music lessons, a classical composers workbook and musical instrument workbook or music for featured musicals depending on the camp enrolled.  Materials for an afternoon craft would also be added as well as additional pages in the other workbooks for a extra activities).

Full Day Camp hours:  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Ages:  6 to 11 years old
Camp Fee:  $80 per day
($375 per week)
(Fees will be adjusted for partial days)
Special Camp Days
Session A
* A virtual field trip to Ifshin Violin to explore every aspect about stringed instruments. Special features include playing the violin and cello, visiting the repair workshop and more. 
* Visiting artists - former Jingle Jamboree Music students will perform on various days. From Violin to electric guitar to drum set to trumpet.

Session B and C:
* Lion King Musical Day and ZaZu Mask Making
Sako created this mask for the Lion King Musical. Sako grew up in the music camp and is now a senior at Oakland School for the Arts. We will be re-creating her design as we also rehearse songs and script excerpts from this fun musical.
Aladdin Musical Day(s)

* Crafts include Aladdin's Sword Making and Jafar's Hat
The "I Love Music Award" is an ongoing positive motivation program that rewards each child on their last day of camp with a hand made award with their name on it!!! Imagine how delighted they will be. (Minimum 3 days of camp)
The Aristocats Musical

Learn to sing the songs in the musical as well as creating your very own Aristocats Mask to take home and cherish the memories of this beloved musical.
These crafts are a small sample of all the fun the children have creating music, props, and painting scenery



Camp A1 Band Instrument Exploration
June 15 - 19
Introduction to:

* Clarinet
* Flute
* Trumpet
* Trombone
* Learn how to read and write music 
(This camp may also include saxophone)

Camp A2 Orchestra Instruments &
Rock Band Exploration
June 22 - 26
Introduction to:
* Piano
* Violin
* Harp
* Electric Guitar

* Drum set
* Learn how the violin is built
* Learn how to read and write music

Camp B.  Mini-musical Exploration
July 6 - 10
* Vote on favorite instruments
* Favorites will be demonstrated online
* Choose songs from your favorite musicals
* Play music clothesline
* Music reading and writing

Camp C.  Musicals - An Extravaganza
July 13 - 24

* Hamilton
* Disney Selections
* Vocal Coaching
* Dance Instruction
* Theater Games
* Acting Training
* Improv
* Arts and Crafts
* Field Trips
* Music Literacy Workbook
Happy smiles as the children join in the merriment of music games.  This student made his own pirate hat to surprise me during the game.







This is what the children see on Zoom when we are learning 

to read and write music.





  • Are you wishing your child spent less time in front of screens?
  • Looking for an after-school program that is educational and FUN?

    Your child will LEARN to READ and WRITE music     
    through fun song games!!


Looking for a fun and educational activity for your child during this time?

"Online Music Club is the highlight of my child's week. They even get dressed up for it!" - Sarah
"The class was run so well, and I know my 
child had a ton of fun!" - Wendy


Join us for a new online Music Club Series
Wednesdays 3:30 to 5:00 pm


Online Music Club 

April 15 - June 10, 2020

FEE: Sliding scale
$270 is full price

HOURS: 3:30 to 5:00 pm
online with Zoom invitation & password


Music Club Description:  Jingle Jamboree Music Club is a fun and focused way to develop music literacy through song games. Based on the Kodály method (pronounced Kod-éye), Jingle Jeff teaches children how to read and write music while they play! Music Workbook included as well as other fun props that your child will receive in a Music Club packet.


KODÁLY METHOD: (pronounced Kod-éye) https://www.oake.org/about-us/the-kodaly-concept/
YELP REVIEWS!!!!
Be sure to check out my YouTube Channel:
It's called:  Jeffrey Luna-Sparks
TK/Kindergarten Video:
https://youtu.be/3Jw3L7haTFM

First Grade Video:
https://youtu.be/hPygK4se8oU

Second Grade Video:
https://youtu.be/6M7BiYDVfXk

Third Grade Video:
https://youtu.be/Gn9Wk-beAhs



More videos will be posted on 3/19/2020

Want to enhance your child's music education?  
SCROLL DOWN after reading about 
the Kodály sequence below to see how*

Grade by grade Kodály Sequence:
TK and Kindergarten (14 week preview)
1. Singing in a minor third
2. Learning the elements of the staff
3. Reading music notes on staff in minor 3rd
(Note for musicians:  do moves around so the children learn to sing in any key and transpose with ease learning to sing intervals.  Above song in the key of D)
4. Learning to keep the beat while singing a song
5. Learning to clap the rhythms of a song with quarter notes and eighth notes



1st Grade
1. Singing the notes do-mi-so-la
2. Reading and writing 4 different notes on the staff:
(Key of F)

3. Keeping the beat in new ways while  
singing
4. Clapping rhythms for quarter note,
eighth note and quarter rest
5. Learning to read and write these rhythms
6. Learning to walk the beat while singing  
and clapping the rhythms
7. Learning simple American Folk Dancing  
while singing in-tune



2nd Grade
1. Singing the notes do-re-mi-so-la
2. Learning about the pentatonic scale
3. Reading and writing the notes in the pentatonic scale
                           (Key of F)

4. Learning to keep the beat by learning  
conducting patterns.
5. Clapping rhythms for quarter note, eighth  
note, quarter rest, half note, sixteenth  
notes
6. Learning to read and write these rhythms
7. Learning simple folk dances that step the  
beat, sing rhythms listed above and clap  
an ostinato of a different rhythm
8. Learning additional folk dances in the  
American Square Dance genre
9. Students will be shown ways to be 
creative and then encouraged to be  
creative themselves.



3rd Grade
1. Singing the notes do-re-mi-so-la-low la-
low so-high do
2. Reinforcing the pentatonic scale
3. Reading and writing the notes in the  
pentatonic scale and songs using all of  
those notes
 (Key of F)

4. Learning to keep the beat by reinforcing
conducting patterns.
5. Clapping rhythms for quarter note, eighth  
note, quarter rest, half note, sixteenth  
notes, syncopated rhythms, half rest,  
whole rest, eighth and sixteenth notes 
combined
6. Learning to read and write these rhythms
7. Learning simple folk dances that step the  
beat, sing rhythms listed above and clap 
an ostinato of a different rhythm
8. Learning additional folk dances in the  
American Square Dance genre
9. Learning to keep the beat, clapping an  
ostinato pattern and singing a song with 
different rhythms than you are clapping
10. Learning to keep the beat with one hand  
on your lap while the other hand on your  
lap is patting the rhythm of the song you 
are singing simultaneously
11. Learning the musical skill of reading  
ahead in the music you are singing
12. Enhancing creativity will be explored in 
every music class. Children will be 
encouraged to play games a creative 
way and add elements of movement, 
dance and creative ways to trick the 
other students in games.


























































FEBRUARY 17 - 21 Camp

Looking for a camp that's fun and educational?
Would you like your child to sing in-tune?
Then these are the camps you've been looking for.


Did you know children can learn to read and write music through games? It's a fact that music is one of the only activities that activates, stimulates and uses the entire brain.

Sign up now for Jingle Jamboree's 2020 February and Summer Camps

FEBRUARY 17 - 21 Camp
$70 per day or $325 for one week

Need a break?  Need time to go shopping?
Need some time to yourself?
ENROLL your child in a camp where they will learn while having fun

Camp hours:  8:50 am to 3:00 pm

Extended hours:  8:00 to 9:00 am $14
3:00 to 5:30 pm $3.50 per 15 minutes

Sing any Disney Song like Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Jungle Book, Frozen, plus the Broadway hits Hamilton, Annie, Music Man, Sound of Music and many others


* Vocal Coaching     * Music reading and writing
* Dance Instruction      * Theater Games
* Acting Training      * Improv
* Arts and Crafts      * Field Trips
* Music Literacy Workbook   * Two snacks included
(organic fruits or vegetables)
* All arts and crafts materials    * T-shirt decorating
* Camp Songs CD





Watch your child's musical literacy grow while they play at Jingle Jamboree's Music Club!


Jingle Jeff has a BS in Music Education with an instrumental emphasis, and an M.Ed. with a Kodály emphasis and certification for young children's vocal development.  He currently holds California State Teaching Credentials in Music, P.E. and General Classroom Education




New Series Beginning:

Mondays
3:05 to 4:35 pm
Ocean View Elementary and moving to AHS

Tuesdays
3:30 to 5:00 pm (Pick up at Marin and Cornell at 3:05)
Jingle Jamboree Music Studio

Wednesdays 
1:35 to 4:30 pm (begins when 5 students enroll)
(Pick up at Cornell at 1:35 pm)
(Extended Care until 5:30 pm)

This year includes: New songs and circle games, exciting crafts and the highlight: music reading and writing. 

Upcoming Camps:
  Summer Only:
  June 15 - 26, 2020
  July 6 - 10, 2020 (One week Camp)
  July 13 - 24, 2020

Did I mention lots of laughter!?!

Tuesdays
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 
3rd, 4th and 5th Graders
3:30 to 5:00 pm
Jingle Jamboree Music Studio
FULL 
(Waiting list available)
(Located behind 1016 Talbot Avenue - walk through the large gate on the left side of the house and walk straight back to the studio)

Mondays
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 
3rd, 4th and 5th Graders
3:05 to 4:30 pm
OV Main Campus
(Only 4 spaces left)
Ocean View Main Campus is located at
1000 Jackson Street in Albany
Students should meet in the outdoor Amphitheater



Photos of all the fun we're having:




Kodály Music Literacy
Jingle Jeff is a Kodály Master Teacher and educator for everyone ages 6 months to adulthood.  
With the Kodály Method, your child learns a sequential curriculum of music theory based on carefully chosen and developmentally appropriate singing games.  After the children learn the games, they learn to read and write the actual music.





























Music Club Description:  Jingle Jamboree Music Club is a fun and focused way to develop music literacy through song games. Based on the Kodály method (pronounced Kod-éye), Jingle Jeff teaches children how to read and write music while they play!






Music Camps Typical Day:

8:50 to 9:00 am   Curb side drop off
9:00 am   .    .    .  Morning Craft
9:45 am   .    .    .  Morning Songs, circle games
10:00 am  .    .    . Snack provided by Jingle Jamboree Music which includes organic fruit or vegetables and crackers.
10:30 am   .    .    .  First Music Lesson (includes music reading and writing, fun circle song games, exploration of drums, piano, band instruments for example)
Noon   .    .    .    .    Field trip to local parks for lunch and chasing and running games and playing on play structures.
1:00 pm   .    .    .    The Music Clothes Line Game (this is a very fun game as a large clothes line is hung up across the room with pictures, puppets, props hanging from the line.  Children get to chose one of the line to play.  Many objects on the line are a mystery as others are favorites)
2:00 pm   .    .    .  Big craft activity
2:45 pm   .    .    .  Snack provided by Jingle Jamboree 



YELP:  See the 5-Star rating and parent reviews
http://www.yelp.com/biz/jingle-jamboree-music-albany