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[past event] Summer Camp - Experimental Music


Ages 10 and up
July 16 - 20
1 - 4pm
Cost: $150 (scholarships available)
Students may bring lunch and combine morning and afternoon camps for a full day, 9-4pm.

Rhizome is currently the de facto home for experimental music in the DC area. Participants in this camp will explore what it's all about. We'll learn about noise music, free improvisation, extended techniques, sound-based performance art, and more, mostly through hands-on exploration of some of the tools of the trade. Guest appearances from local luminaries. Come with an open mind, leave with a wide open sense of what music can be, as well as plenty of ideas for further experiments at home. Limited to 8 participants.

Email laynegarrett at with any questions or to reserve a space. ($50 deposit required.)

Layne Garrett is an improvising musician, instrument builder, educator, and parent based in Takoma DC. He has been building and playing instruments of his own design for over 10 years. He has taught instrument building classes, camps, and workshops at Bethesda KID Museum, Rhizome DC, FutureMakers, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, and area schools.

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