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Special Events

There’s always a fun new way to grow at Sweetwater. Whether you’re looking to jump into a workshop, learn from national and international experts, spend the summer at one of our amazing camps, sharpen your skills, or develop new ones, we’ve got something to help you live your music dream. New events are posted regularly, so check back often.

Beat Making for Girls

Beat Making for Girls

May 31 | 7PM | Sweetwater

Ready to create completely unique beats? This event is open to girls who want to learn the first steps in beat making using Ableton Live, the industry's most popular beat-making and production software.

Powered by Beats By Girlz.
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Tiny Musicians - June Sessions

Tiny Musicians - June Sessions

June 4, 11, & 18 | 9AM or 10AM | Sweetwater

NOTE: There are only 3 sessions in June.

Explore the magical world of music together with your little one, and join us for Tiny Musicians classes at Sweetwater! There will be nursery rhymes and songs, rhythm and movement exercises, simple and fun instruments, and plenty of ways to experience the joy of play!
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Little Rock Stars

Little Rock Stars

June 4, 11, & 18 | 12PM-12:45PM | Sweetwater

Help spark a lifelong love of the magic of music for your little one with three once-weekly learning sessions. Each staff-supervised experience provides fun, hands-on discovery with age appropriate instruments, songs, and movement sure to delight your child.
Piano Pedagogy Conference 2022

Piano Pedagogy Conference 2022

June 13-14 | 12PM-12:45PM | Sweetwater

Enhance your knowledge of piano pedagogy with respected lecturer and pedagogy expert Marvin Blickenstaff. This three-day workshop for music educators and students includes invigorating lectures, extensive master classes, and exciting performances presented by top-rated clinicians, composers, and musicians to help you elevate your educational approach.
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Drum Camp

Drum Camp

July 6-8 | 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM | Sweetwater

Drum Camp is a 3-day workshop for beginner and intermediate drummers who want to sharpen their percussion skills while having a great time. Under the guidance of professional drummer Larry Ford, you will apply exciting techniques and playing styles to some well-known songs in a wide variety of genres.
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Choral Educators Workshop

Choral Educators Workshop

July 16 | 9AM-4PM | Sweetwater

Join expert choral conductor and educator Dan Andersen for this informative, in-person, multifaceted workshop. Learn new choral techniques, review different literature, and learn how to pick the best arrangements for any group.
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Rock Camp '22

Rock Camp '22

Summer 2022! | 9AM-4PM | Sweetwater

Rock Camp is a thrilling, five-day crash course in rock 'n' roll for aspiring musicians ages 12-18. You'll form a band, write your own song together, and record it in Sweetwater's world-class recording studios. Best of all, your band will end the week performing onstage in front of a live audience.
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Little Rock Stars (August Session)

Little Rock Stars (August Session)

August 6, 13, 20 & 27 | 11AM-12PM | Sweetwater

Help spark a lifelong love of the magic of music for your little one with three once-weekly learning sessions. Each staff-supervised experience provides fun, hands-on discovery with age appropriate instruments, songs, and movement sure to delight your child.
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Dueling Pianos: An evening with Joseph Martin and Joel Raney

Dueling Pianos: An evening with Joseph Martin and Joel Raney

August 12 | 7PM | Sweetwater

Enjoy an evening of dueling pianos highlighting the sacred-piano repertoire of Joseph Martin and Joel Raney. A meet and greet with the award-winning musicians will follow. Books and CDs will be available for purchase and signing.
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Sacred Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney and Joseph Martin

Sacred Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney and Joseph Martin

August 13 | 9AM-4:30PM | Sweetwater

Take your church choir to the next level, and plan your next year's choir direction by attending the Sacred Choral Reading Session. This event at Sweetwater features the expertise and repertoire of Joseph Martin and Joel Raney, as well as the repertoire of several other composers. Ideal for churches, choirs, choir directors, or sacred-music enthusiasts!
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