The NJCU Community Music School Announces Summer 2019 Music Camps for Kids

March 1, 2019
NJCU Community Music School

The NJCU Community Music School will offer a Piano Camp and a Junior Music Camp during the upcoming summer. 

The mission of the NJCU Community Music School (CMS) is to provide students with a well-rounded music curriculum and education. CMS faculty members are strongly dedicated to meeting the demands of their students' varied musical goals and talents.


Dr. Joseph d'Auguste, CMS Artistic Director announced the 2019 Summer Camps stated, “NJCU continues to support the local music community by offering low-cost programming to Jersey City students and families. The Summer Camps are designed to introduce students to music by providing a safe, fun, and caring learning environment.”


PIANO CAMP: An innovative and fun week-long musical experience led by pianist Olga Sedycias and music faculty from NJCU, for young pianists of all abilities. Campers will practice in NJCU’s state-of-the-art piano lab and perform on Steinway Instruments. Camp will end with a celebration and free recital open to the public. Dates: July 8 through July 12 (Monday-Friday)


JUNIOR MUSIC CAMP: For younger students interested in music, NJCU offers a one-week summer session with sing-alongs, crafts, art, music games, and engaging activities. With the goal of exploring music, the emphasis is on building friendships and creating music together. Students will present a final performance at the end of each session with a celebration and free recital open to the public. Choice of one or two weeks (July 15-19 and/or July 22-26).


Dr. d’Auguste added, “Each camp is open to students of all abilities and will provide an enriching learning experience.”


For more information about the summer music camps, visit:


For questions please email Dr. D’Auguste at


About NJCU

The mission at New Jersey City University (NJCU) is to provide a diverse population with an excellent education. The University is committed to the improvement of the educational, intellectual, cultural, socioeconomic, and physical environment of the surrounding urban region and beyond.  Established in 1927 as a training school for teachers, today NJCU is among the most comprehensive universities in the state.  Located in Jersey City, NJ, and minutes from New York City, NJCU offers accredited programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, Education, Professional Studies, and School of Business.  The University offers 44 undergraduate degree programs and 29 master’s programs and 3 doctoral programs, including emerging and interdisciplinary fields.


NJCU students engage in rigorous applied-learning experiences that include opportunities to study abroad, and cooperative education internships.  NJCU operates two additional campus sites—NJCU School of Business at Harborside Plaza 2 in Jersey

City’s financial district and NJCU at Brookdale in Wall Township in Monmouth County. 





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