Category Archives: Music Camp

Music Camp

  • Happy Birthday Bartolomeo Cristofori

    Posted on May 4, 2018 by in Instruments, Music Camp

    Today’s birthday is special in the music world. Bartolomeo Cristofori was born May 4, 1655 and he invented what we know as the piano, in 1700. The piano is considered the most important instrument of Western Classical Music. Almost all notable composers were proficient on the piano. Do you know who is arguable the greatest […]

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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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    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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    Take Me Out to the Ball Game …

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by in Music Camp, Notes

    The original version of the song, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” was written in 1908 by Jack Norwood and set to music by Albert VonTilzer. Oddly, neither of them had ever attended a baseball game before writing the song, which has become the unofficial anthem of baseball in America. Originally sung by Edward […]

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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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    International Trombone Week!

    Posted on April 2, 2017 by in Instruments, Music Camp

    Did you know that International Trombone Week is being celebrated April 2 – April 9, 2017? The trombone is a wonderful part of the Brass Family of instruments used in symphonies, marching bands, and even modern jazz ensembles. At Hummingbird Music Camp, we love all the brass instruments and welcome budding trombonists to our camp! […]

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    Welcome from Les

    Posted on December 31, 2016 by in Announcements, Art Camp, Chess Camp, Music Camp

    Welcome to a New Year and a new Web Site! I know that this will be a very good year! As you look around the camp you can see that we are blessed every day to be able to improve Hummingbird Music Camp with modern buildings while keeping the charm and atmosphere of the original. […]

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