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A Work On A Wheel

Third Annual A Work On A Wheel Fine Arts Camp 2017

Few programs address the need for hands-on training and artist development for today’s artists and musicians. The A Work on a Wheel: Music and Fine Arts Camp is a camp that aims to fill the need for education and hands on training for present day artists. By providing invaluable preparation and engaged mentorship for individuals 7th grade and above, the camp meets local and national needs by providing a growing pool of equipped artists who are not only skilled but also have an intimate understanding of the creative, business acumen and skills requirements within the arts. Using a variety of genres and techniques, participants will become well-versed and equipped with skills that they are able to use immediately.
 
Offered through a partnership between several organizations within the Nebraska area, the camp curriculum includes:
 
For more information, visit aworkonawheel.com

MUSIC INDUSTRY

The New Independent Artist*
This course gives participants an overview of developing and executing business plans that may include establishing small firms (i.e., record companies and start-ups). This discussion will include an overview of the music industry, including: diversity of the music industry, career paths in areas such as arts management, music products and merchandising, public relations, music production and recording, publishing and online music distribution. The course also includes valuable information regarding strategic positioning and competitor analysis, as well as marketing, teaming, and project and operations management. This course will explore marketing strategies that involve creating a differentiated name and image—often using a logo and/or tag line—in order to establish a presence in the target consumer's mind and attract and keep fans, consumers and followers.
Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21, 30th and Fort streets
WOAW-030N-20    M-F    06:00P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Songwriting*
This interactive course explores the craft of songwriting in various styles; as well as channeling, inspiration, creativity, discipline and techniques in songwriting.
Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21, 30th and Fort streets
WOAW-019N-20    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 

INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES

Guitar
Instruction in the basic and advanced developmental techniques in solo and ensemble performances, stage etiquette, interpretation, improvisation and accompaniment are included in this course. This course also enforces proper tuning, instrument mastery, and correct posture and hand position.
Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St.
Beginning Guitar*

WOAW-020N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
Intermediate Guitar*
WOAW-031N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-031N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
Advanced Guitar*
WOAW-032N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-032N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Bass
Instruction in the basic and advanced developmental performance techniques. Enhancement of tone, sound quality and style development are demonstrated.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
Beginning/Intermediate Bass*

WOAW-021N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-021N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
Advanced Bass*
WOAW-033N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-033N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Drums and Percussion
Instruction in the basic and advanced developmental performance techniques. This includes drum language, exercising proper drumming speed and comfort, proper holding and striking the drum, coordination drills and rhythms and instruction when playing with a group or as an accompaniment.
Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway
Beginning/Intermediate Drums*

WOAW-022N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-022N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
Advanced Drums*
WOAW-034N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-034N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Keyboard Competency
Instruction in the basic and advanced development of functional keyboard skills including scales, arpeggios, improvisation, harmonization and accompaniment.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
Beginning/Intermediate Keyboards*

WOAW-023N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-023N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
Advanced Keyboards*
WOAW-035N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-035N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Strings Instrument Laboratory*
Introduction to the performance and pedagogical techniques for the violin and cello.
Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21, 30th and Fort streets
WOAW-036N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-036N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Theory of Music*
This course includes basic vocabulary and grammar of music: fundamentals (intervals, scales, modes, keys, triads) and counterpoint studies. Music theory studies, appropriate for beginners and advanced. Fundamentals of music and diatonic vocabulary. Aural skills incorporated into the course curriculum.
Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St.
WOAW-037N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-037N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 

AUDIO CLASSES

Sound Engineering*
This course instructs participants in the basics of effectively reinforcing live sound.
Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St.
WOAW-024N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Music Production*
An overview of computers and music focusing on broad themes of people, procedures, data structures, software, hardware and computer music environments.
Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St.
WOAW-039N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-039N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Studio Engineering*
This course instructs participants in learning the basic concepts of acoustics and electronics and how they can be applied to understand musical sound and make music with electronic instruments. Topics will include sound waves, musical sound, basic electronics, and applications of these basic principles in amplifiers and speaker design.
Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St.
WOAW-040N-20    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 

TECHNOLOGY

Visual Arts*
This course introduces participants to the languages, concepts, and practices of art through visual and art historical perspectives. Participants are also introduced to all of the visual art practices, including drawing and painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, conceptual and installation art, video art, earthworks and performance art, as well as craft and graphic design.
Fort Omaha Campus, Institute for the Culinary Arts, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway
WOAW-038N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-038N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Photography*
Participants learn basic camera techniques and how to process their images in digital format. This course provides the student with basic aesthetic principles as well as an extensive range of practical photographic techniques needed for entry into the photographic workplace and/or for artistic expression.
Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 21, 30th and Fort streets
WOAW-041N-20    M-F    06:15P-07:30P    07/17-07/21    $0
WOAW-041N-21    M-F    07:45P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 

FINE ARTS

Drama*
This class builds and expands vocal, acting and movements skills. The course is designed to increase student's understanding of theatre as an art form and cultural influence.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
WOAW-025N-20    M-F    06:00P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Dance*
This class allows participants to become acquainted with basic techniques of dance and movement. The class provides vast gains in movement skills and finding confidence and enjoyment through dance.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
WOAW-026N-20    M-F    06:00P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Art*
An introduction to the technical and conceptual aspects of two and three-dimensional design, focusing on drawing and sculpture. Participants develop an understanding of 2-D and 3-D designs learn handmade and shop oriented technologies, and explore analytical and conceptual drawing.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
WOAW-027N-20    M-F    06:00P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0
 
Choral*
This class emphasizes the basics of vocal technique and history. Participants will learn to better identify their voice part and its relevance within an ensemble. Music will be explored through various genres, cultures and periods. The course will also introduce the performance and pedagogical techniques for voice.
Creighton University Lied Center, 2500 California Plaza
WOAW-028N-20    M-F    06:00P-09:00P    07/17-07/21    $0



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