Financial assistance is available for qualifying families.  Email frontdesk@viennajammers.org for application information.
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Jammers Mini-Camp

These camps are open to children new to the Jammers. They are fun, interactive, 2-hour sessions that happen a few times throughout the season. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are open to 1st-5th graders. We have two camps a season (Fall and Winter). This is a great introduction to the Jammers and will help you gauge your child's interest level.

Typically, we have mini camps will in the fall and winter, but that is not currently possible.  Please check back here periodically or scroll to the bottom of this page and sign up to receive our newsletter for updates.

 
Jammers Summer Experience Camp

These week-long, half-day camps are open to children new to Jammers, and serve as an audition for our performance groups. Camp participants will experience firsthand the high energy, uniquely hands-on teaching style of award-winning educator David Reynolds, Jr. and the Jammers camp staff.  Children will have daily sessions in drum set, hand drumming, and mallet percussion ensemble.  No prior musical experience is required.  Summer Camp Registration will open at 8 am on March 1st.  To receive notification when registration opens to the general public, please scroll to the bottom of the page to sign up for our newsletter or check back here periodically for updates.

 

Camp weeks:

     

     Week 1: July 19-23:

         9am-12pm - rising 2nd/3rd graders

         1 pm-4pm - rising 4th/5th/6th graders

     

     Week 2:  July 26-30:

         9am-12pm - rising 2nd/3rd graders

         1 pm-4pm - rising 4th/5th/6th graders

 
Jammers Black

Jammers Black represents the older Jammers from 5th, and 6th grade. They typically perform out in the community 4-6 times a year including the Big Jam, but this season we are working towards online performances until public performances can resume safely.  The group practices twice a week under normal circumstances, but is currently meeting once a week from 5:15-6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in smaller groups to keep everyone safe.   If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited. 

 
Jammers Red

Jammers Red represents the younger Jammers from 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. They typically perform out in the community 4-6 times a year including the Big Jam, but this season we are working towards online performances until public performances can resume safely.  The group practices twice a week under normal circumstances, but is currently meeting once a week from 6:10-6:55 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in smaller groups to keep everyone safe.   If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited. 

 
Jammers Green

Jammers Green is open to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders who can't commit to the full schedule of Jammers Black/Red. The group only meets once a week on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:00 pm, and only performs at the Big Jam. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited.

 
Jammers White

Jammers White is open to 5th and 6th graders who can't commit to the full schedule of Jammers Black/Red. The group only meets once a week on Wednesdays from 6:10-6:55 pm, and only performs at the Big Jam. If interested, potential Jammers must first sign-up for our Summer Experience Camp. Space is limited.

 
Jammers Steel/Platinum

Jammers Steel is the first youth steel pan orchestra in the Vienna area. This group is comprised of rising 7th graders and up who were in Jammers Black or White in 6th grade. They practice once a week at Jammers Headquarters from 7-7:45 pm on Mondays.  Advanced Steel is open to those already in Steel (audition required).  They practice from 8-8:45 pm on Mondays.  Jammers Platinum is the marimba group for 8-12th graders.  They also practice from 8-8:45 pm on Mondays.

 
Jammers Tech

Jammers Tech is our newest program. This group is open to 7th-12th graders who are interested in learning how to capture, produce, edit and deliver video content. The class officially meets once a week at Jammers Headquarters from 5:30-7:30 pm on Wednesdays.  Class size is limited, so application for enrollment is required. No prerequisite background in A/V is required. This program has a 101 and 201 level class offered in semesters. Jammers Tech graduates are in charge of creating and capturing promo and production materials in-house for the Jammers ensembles. If you're child is interested, they can check out more info here.

 
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