Author Archives: Wendy Carlyle

  • PAPA Chorus Tribute

    Posted on November 1, 2018 by in Music Camp, Teachers

    The 2018 fall concert by the Public Academy for Performing Arts chorus included a tribute to Hummingbird Music Camp. Directed by our own, Ed Torrez. You can hear the chorus by clicking on the link to the video posted on our Hummingbird Music Camp Facebook page. Well done, kids – and much appreciated!  

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  • PAPA Chorus Tribute to Mimi

    Posted on August 31, 2018 by in Music Camp, Performance, Teachers

    Hummingbird campers who also attend the Public Academy for Performing Arts (PAPA) perform “Today,” by John Denver, in tribute to Hummingbird Music Camp and Wanda (Mimi) Higgins. This endearing tribute was part of the New Mexico Platinum Music Award Ceremony, held on August 30, 2018 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM.

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  • Summer 2018 Registration is Open!

    Posted on January 10, 2018 by in Art Camp, Chess Camp, Music Camp, Notes, Parents

    Happy New Year from all of us at Hummingbird Music Camp! We are excited to start the year 2018 and celebrate our 60th season of camp. It may seem like summer is many months away, but really it’s just around the corner and it’s time to register for camp! At Hummingbird, we know how important […]

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  • 2018 – Our 60th Year!

    Posted on January 1, 2018 by in Announcements, Art Camp, Chess Camp, Music Camp, Notes

    We can hardly believe it ourselves, but Hummingbird Music Camp will be having our 60th summer season this year! We are so proud to have been operating continuously all these summers, with so many wonderful and dedicated staff and teachers, and the many hundreds of children who have come to learn and spend a fun […]

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  • Christmas Thoughts

    Posted on December 20, 2017 by in Holidays, Notes, Seasons and Weather

    Perhaps there is no other time when music plays such an important part of our every day lives than at Christmas. From holiday concerts to church choirs to traditional caroling to pop hits on the radio, Christmas music is everywhere! All of us at Hummingbird Music Camp send our best wishes to all our campers, […]

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    Ready to Start Packing?

    Posted on May 23, 2017 by in Announcements, Campers, Music Camp, Parents

    Music Camp is starting in just a few days! Are you ready to start packing for camp? Our new website has a list of items to bring – and what to NOT bring – to help you gather up your clothes and supplies.  And we thought it might be helpful to include the list as […]

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  • Announcing a Hornswoggle concert, Sunday, May 28!

    Posted on May 14, 2017 by in Announcements

    Hard to believe that Hummingbird’s 2017 Music Camp season starts in JUST TWO WEEKS! And on May 28, as the first week campers are arriving, we will be treated to a free concert performed by Hornswoggle musicians! Hornswoggle is a three-day, two-night workshop held at Hummingbird Music Camp prior to the start of our regular […]

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  • Happy Birthday to … two?

    Posted on May 7, 2017 by in Announcements, Music Camp, Notes

    Two birthdays? Did you know that two of our most famous and best loved classical music composers were born on the same day, although years apart? On May 7, 1833, Johannes Brahms was born into a musical family, in Hamburg, Germany. His father was an accomplished musician who gave Johannes his first musical training on […]

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    Starting a Game of Chess

    Posted on April 23, 2017 by in Chess Camp

    There is so much to learn and know about chess, but setting up the board correctly gets you started! Three easy to remember rules for setting up the chess board and starting a game: Light is right. The light square on the bottom of the board is always on your right. The Queen’s “shoes” must […]

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    Easter Blessings

    Posted on April 10, 2017 by in Holidays

    Easter is always a special time for our family to gather, share a good meal, enjoy each other’s company and count our many blessings. Family has always been important to us at Hummingbird Music Camp. We have been a family run camp since 1959! We are looking forward to the start of this year’s camp, […]

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