Featuring Rodney Whitaker (Mack Avenue Recording Artist and Director of The Gathering Orchestra) and Will the Poet (2017 “Motown Mic” Spoken Word Artist of the Year)
Ages: 12–18 years old
August 517 | Monday-Saturday  
8:30 a.m.  5 p.m.
Detroit School of Arts
123 Selden St., Detroit, MI 48201
Only 50 spots available!

Carr Center Resident Artist and Director of the Gathering Orchestra, Rodney Whitaker, leads a two-week Music Intensive of classes catering to musicians and literary artists aged 12-18. Students will be instructed by professional musicians and artists. Areas of study include: ensemble performance, music theory, music history, lyricism, spoken word and rhythm and beat creation. Students will also learn several pieces to be performed in a showcase at the end of the program.

There is a $25 registration fee. Musician applicants must have their own instruments for participation in the program. There is a $400 fee for the intensive. Partial scholarships are available. Inquire after registration is completed. An assessment audition will be required for those accepted into the program. Deadline to register is July 22.