YPI's Legendary Summer Music Camp 2014

Looking for the next generation of legendary Bay Area musicians!

The YPI Legendary Summer Music Camp will be held at the Tamalpais Methodist Church in Mill Valley for kids ages 5-14.

At camp, your young musician can learn to play piano, guitar, bass, or drums because of YPI’s one-on-one student/teacher ratio. YPI also helps young musicians improve microphone technique, learn music theory through cool and original games, and jam competently with confidence in a real band regardless of their skill level.

YPI also offers internships during camp for teens who are proficient in vocals or instruments. The first year of interning, there is a fee for intern training; the second year, interns teach for free, and the third year, interns are paid!

YPI is a community of learners, each operating at their peak potential, to create together a truly astonishing All-Camp Concert on the final day. No matter what your child’s age, he or she will be an integral part of the band, and the YPI concert experience.

The fee for camp is $425.

YPI offers generous financial aid for low-income students. Please go to:

http://www.youngperformersintl.org/enrollmentforms/YPI-FinancialAidApplication.pdf for more information.

For any questions, concerns, or application forms please contact Leela Pratt at leelapratt@gmail.com or 415.420.2960.

Ages: 8-14
Prerequisite: none
Instructors: Leela Pratt

Music For Little Ones

This is a sweet, student-centered class for babies 3 months to 3 years. We sing, dance, play fun music theory games, use drums and hand percussion and learn through eurythmic, imitation and interactive play. Best of all we get time in the YPI Jazz/Rock Band Studio with a full drum kit, bass and electric guitar, piano and microphone!

MUSIC MAKES YOU SMARTER! A recent Harvard University study proves that the sooner your child starts music lessons, the further ahead they will be when they get to their freshman year in college. Music develops patterns for logic, mathematics, language development as well as cooperation, focus and an increased capacity for joy.

Classes are held in our sunny YPI studio at 439 Sherwood Drive, Sausalito, 94965. There are two classes a week, one on Mondays at 11 am and one on Fridays at 1 pm. The half-hour class is drop-in, with a $20/class fee.

For more information, please contact Leela at 415 420 2960 or leelapratt@gmail.com.

Ages: 3 Months-3 Years
Instructors: Leela Pratt

YPI Performing Chorus

This class is open to all students who love to perform! No prerequisite other than a desire to sing and make music. Students are encouraged to experiment with instruments such as guitar, ukelele, piano and percussion instruments IN CLASS to accompany the group. We dance, too! This is MUSIC FOR THE FUN OF IT!

Meets on Mondays in Belvedere, $25/class billed in advance.

Ages: 5-11
Prerequisite: A passion to perform!
Instructors: Leela Pratt

YPI Jazz Rock Band

Open to all instruments: for young musicians ages 9-12 who have studied for one year on their instrument. Ray Charles, The Beatles, Black-Eyed Peas, Green Day and original music. By audition only.

Meets in Tiburon on Tuesdays from 4-5 pm. Fee: $40/rehearsal, $50 for dress rehearsals & concerts.

Ages: 9-12
Prerequisite: One year of study on instrument of choice.
Instructors: Leela Pratt

Individual Lessons

Year round individual and small group lessons in piano, voice, bass, electric and acoustic guitar and other instruments.

Sausalito: Held in the sunny YPI studios at 439 Sherwood Drive, Sausalito CA 94965
Oakland: held at your home
San Francisco: call for details 415.420.2960

$40/half hour

Ages: All ages, infant to adult
Prerequisite: none
Instructors: Leela Pratt, Bryan Dyer, Miles Schon