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Dovercourt Band Camp 2024

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OTTAWA’S BEST<br />

WITH OTTAWA’S<br />

TOP BAND LEADERS!<br />

SUMMER 2023<br />

SUMMER <strong>2024</strong><br />

A presentation of<br />

DOVERCOURT RECREATION CENTRE |<br />

WWW.DOVERCOURT.ORG


Developed and directed by some of the top high school band<br />

teachers in Ottawa, this highly specialized program offers<br />

campers an opportunity to learn something new or to improve<br />

on a current instrument. Take your place on stage and perform<br />

at a special concert with fellow campers on Friday.<br />

WHY JOIN BAND CAMP?<br />

• <strong>Camp</strong>ers receive approximately 3 hours/day of small group instruction<br />

• Great preparation for the school band<br />

• Free instrument rental for the duration of the camp<br />

• Souvenir recordings and end-of-session concert<br />

• Games, outdoor play, crafts & other camp activities<br />

• <strong>Dovercourt</strong> Quality Day <strong>Camp</strong> standards,<br />

including HIGH FIVE® certified staff<br />

YOUR CHOICE OF INSTRUMENTS<br />

Trombone<br />

French horn<br />

Baritone horn<br />

Trumpet<br />

Tuba<br />

Percussion<br />

Bass guitar*<br />

(*please supply your<br />

own bass guitar & amp)<br />

Flute<br />

Oboe<br />

Clarinet<br />

Bass clarinet<br />

Alto saxophone<br />

Tenor saxophone<br />

Baritone saxophone<br />

The six string guitar is NOT<br />

offered at <strong>Band</strong> <strong>Camp</strong> as the<br />

provided music literature is for<br />

wind ensemble only.


CAMPS & DATES<br />

Beginner<br />

(9-12yrs; no playing experience necessary)<br />

Week 1:<br />

July 8 - 12, course# 20463, $420<br />

Week 2:<br />

July 15 - 19, course# 20464, $420<br />

Level 1:<br />

(10-14yrs; 1 full year of band in school)<br />

July 22 - 26, course# 20465, $420<br />

HOURS<br />

9:00am to 4:00pm<br />

Additional pre & post camp is<br />

available 7:30-9:00am &<br />

4:00-6:00pm<br />

LOCATIONS<br />

<strong>Dovercourt</strong> Recreation Centre<br />

& various local schools.<br />

REGISTER<br />

• Online @ www.dovercourt.org<br />

• By phone @<br />

613-798-8950 ext 0<br />

• In person @ <strong>Dovercourt</strong><br />

Recreation Centre,<br />

All campers will receive a free instrument rental for the<br />

week of camp courtesy of Musicare, Inc, Carlsbad Springs


YOUR TEACHERS<br />

Nick Roy<br />

Nick Roy is an instrumental music teacher and band<br />

director at Merivale High School in the OCDSB. Beginning<br />

as a high school student in 2007, Nick was a founding<br />

staff member of <strong>Dovercourt</strong>'s <strong>Band</strong> <strong>Camp</strong>, and is thrilled<br />

to now be in charge of the program. As an educator, Nick<br />

has had the pleasure of providing many learning and<br />

performing opportunities elsewhere in the community;<br />

he currently sits on the executive committee of Capital<br />

Region MusicFest, and directs a jazz ensemble for adult<br />

learners with the Ottawa New Horizons <strong>Band</strong> program.<br />

His school ensembles have consistently performed at<br />

high levels of ability, including receiving invitations to<br />

MusicFest Canada's National Festival.<br />

Meghan Heeney<br />

Meghan is an instrumental music teacher and band<br />

director in the OCDSB. Meghan has worked with various<br />

music programs in the Ottawa area, showcasing her<br />

versatility by successfully leading diverse ensembles at<br />

Canterbury High School and Osgoode Township High<br />

School including concert bands, jazz bands, saxophone<br />

quartets, and senior saxophone ensembles. Meghan's<br />

commitment to excellence is evident in her ensembles'<br />

numerous performance opportunities, including<br />

collaborations with the Carleton University Saxophone<br />

Faculty, participation in the Capital Region Musicfest, as<br />

well as the Queen's University Dan <strong>Band</strong> Festival.<br />

Beyond the classroom, Meghan has been serving as the<br />

Administrative Director of the Carleton University Jazz<br />

<strong>Camp</strong> since 2013. Her dedication to fostering the next<br />

generation of jazz musicians is evident through her<br />

direction of beginner jazz ensembles during the annual<br />

all-ages camp.

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