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BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Ages: 12 - 18
Session Length: One Week
Skill Level: Beginner and Up
New for Summer 2023!
Learn all about modern music creation in this weeklong Boot Camp. Campers will program drum parts and use loops while learning the characteristics of musical genres and how to mix them to produce their own compositions. By the end of the program, campers will complete at least one drum loop with chordal accompaniment.
Skill level: Beginners and up. No musical experience necessary.
Requirement: Campers must register for a free studio account with BandLab.com and bring their own laptop or tablet to camp daily (Smart phones will not be able to run the software sufficiently).
|June 19, 2023 - June 23, 2023 Jun 19, 2023 - Jun 23, 2023||Monday - Friday||1:00pm - 4:00pm||Ohio City||$225||Enroll|
Afi Scruggs is an experienced musician, songwriter and teaching artist. Her primary instrument is electric bass. She also plays keyboards, mandolin and balaphone, the West African ancestor of the xylophone. She is the staff bassist for Progressive Evangelistic Baptist Church and also plays bass for... Expand
Afi Scruggs is an experienced musician, songwriter and teaching artist. Her primary instrument is electric bass. She also plays keyboards, mandolin and balaphone, the West African ancestor of the xylophone.
She is the staff bassist for Progressive Evangelistic Baptist Church and also plays bass for the youth choir of Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church, both in Cleveland. In addition to gospel, Afi plays blues and jazz.
Afi has been a teaching artist since 2004. She’s developed arts-integrated curriculum for subjects ranging from social studies to financial management. She conducts songwriting workshops for grades K-6, using the blues to teach literacy. She’s also coached middle and high school students for the “Stop The Hate: Youth Sing Out” songwriting competition sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage and Roots of American Music.
Afi is also an award-winning author, columnist and reporter, whose work has been featured on NPR, The Plain Dealer and in national and international publications and news sites.Close