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Art-estra Orchestra

2021 Dates: August 2-6
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 12 pm (early/late care available)
AVA Gallery & Art Center, Lebanon
Students play instruments they created.

Music and art educators from the Upper Valley Music Center and AVA take campers on a quest to discover the ways in which music and art can work together. Students will explore a variety of visual art materials as they create their own instruments and learn to play them. With your fellow campers you’ll explore your musical and artistic creativity by making music on your original instruments.

Register through AVA Gallery and Art Center

Ages: 6-9
Cost: $200, 15% Discount for AVA Members
Maximum Enrollment: 8
Faculty: Alicia Dale

Alicia Dale

Camp Instructor

Alicia Dale is currently teaching music at Dothan Brook School in Wilder, VT and is a private piano teacher. She received her Bachelor’s degree at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, in Music Education with a minor in Business Administration. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and had the honor of receiving the Senior Music Award. During her time there, she participated in the PSU Symphonic Band as first-chair oboist, sang in the PSU College Chorale, performed in the PSU Woodwinds Ensemble as well as the PSU Piano Ensemble, and studied piano pedagogy.

Presently, she is a counselor at the PSU Piano Monster Festival, which she attended as a participant for six years, and at the Hartford Performing Arts Camp. She is the accompanist and Music Director for the Dothan Brook School Musical and has studied piano since she was six years old. She is an active member in the National Association for Music Educators as well as the Music Teachers National Association, and is looking forward to continuing her career as she pursues her Master’s degree. ​Although she enjoys teaching students of all ages, elementary school is where her true passion lies.