Shakespeare, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Broadway, and the Pipestone Community Band are this summer’s AMP programs. These educational programs are for youth through adults and conclude with outdoor performances under the stars at the Hiawatha Pageant Park July 22-24. Participants will have the opportunity to learn Shakespeare, practice the basics of rock ‘n’ roll, sing favorites from Broadway and participate in our community band.
Shakespeare in the Park
Participation Fee $50.
Jr. High through adult ages are welcome to participate in this workshop studying condensed scenes from Shakespeare’s classics. This day camp will take place in Pipestone and is taught by Pipestone native Brenna Jones.
Youth Rock Band
Participation Fee $25 a month.
Kids going into 5th-12th grade Fall of 2022 will learn the foundations of modern rock band focusing on guitar, bass, ukulele, drums, keys, and vocals. This program is an ongoing program with open enrollment and meets in Pipestone. Reggie Gorter leads the rock band program with help from other local music mentors.
Youth Broadway Review
Participation Fee $50.
Those going into 5th-12th grade Fall of 2022 will learn and perform selections from our favorite musicals plus a few pop songs. Selections from some of the following shows will be sung with some staging and movement; Dear Evan Hansen, Into the Woods, West Side Story, Hamilton, The Greatest Showman, Newsies, Mary Poppins, Oliver, and Scrooge to name a few. This evening camp will take place in Pipestone and is led by Pipestone Elementary teacher Samantha Davis.
Jr. High through adults experiencing music together as a community. All instruments are welcome including guitars, bass, keys, uke, vocalists along with the traditional orchestral and band instruments. The community music group’s music selections will be based around instrumentation. Rehearsals will take place in Pipestone and the schedule will be determined by the participants. Dr. Zachary Ploeger will be leading this group.
Jr. High and High School students interested in helping with off stage work such as sound, lighting, moving equipment, props, costumes, and general stagehand work should express interest by registering with the same registration form as the other programs. Backstage schedule will be determined at a later date.
Registration for any of these programs at AMP website: https://www.artsandmentoringproject.org
Questions about any of the programs should be directed to Reggie Gorter 605-695-8626.