Band Camp







Mount Allison Summer Programs is proud to be offering a one-week in-depth high school camp in the business of live bands and technical production. Participants will learn firsthand from an individual who has enjoyed over 35 years in the professional live music industry as a musical performer, band manager, audio engineer and technical director. Stephen Melanson, Technical Coordinator of Convocation Hall since 2003, will be offering detailed knowledge and information from his professional experience in the live music industry.


Cost is $150 for the week and includes lunch.


Classes will run July 29 – Aug 2 from 9:30am-3:30pm at Convocation Hall in Sackville, NB. Open to all high school students.


 Space is limited so register early!



Areas of Practical Study include:                                       



Live Bands and Musicianship                                    Professional Live Production

Instruments and gear                                                 Stage monitors

Working together in a band                                        Mics and direct boxes

Songwriting                                                                 FOH PA and audio engineering

Stage presence/wardrobe                                          Production technician

Vocals and harmonies                                                Production lighting

Management and marketing



Theatre Basics


Production staffing

Performance infrastructure

Video reinforcement