Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Nashville

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Published May 11, 2016

Is your child showing an interest in music or the performing arts? If so, here are some great summer camps where they can hone and showcase their talents:

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Top Music and Performing Arts Camps in Nashville


Whether your child is looking to build confidence or needs an activity to unleash some, we recommend signing up for a performing arts camp. It really doesn’t matter if your little ones can sing, dance, or act because we are here to help. Who knows - maybe they are a star in the making!



Fine Arts Summer Academy

FASA is a faith-based musical arts event designed to transform you into a Consummate professional, able to command a stage and execute your craft with excellence. This isn't your typical summer music program — FASA takes the best of popular music and fuses it with challenging technical training and Broadway-level stagecraft for concert experiences like no other.





Dance Star

Dance Star is a full service dance studio, and a family oriented facility.

Classes are offered in ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, tumbling, twirling, pointe, hip hop, musical theater, tumble tots, toning and Zumba.






Street Theatre Company

Join Summer Camp with ClassAct Dramatics! Students will learn musical theater songs, dancing, and acting from professional teaching artists. The camp ends with a performance showcasing the students' talent and growth! 

Camps run June 20-24 and June 27-July 1, 9am-4pm. No experience necessary.




ROOTS Academy

Get moving and grooving with ROOTS Academy Summer Day Camps for students ages 4 to 18!  

Camps are available in Music (Rock Band, Voice, and Songwriting & Production) and Dance (Summer Dance Camp, Hip Hop Camp, and Princess Dance Camp).





Nashville Ballet

Dance your way through the summer on a journey of ballet, jazz, contemporary and more! Energy is the only ticket needed for boys and girls to take their imaginations to new heights. Your child will have an entertaining and interactive week, while also exploring a new definition of fun. Half and full-day camps are available at Nashville Ballet's Nashville and Brentwood locations for ages 3-10.





Choral Arts Link

A two week choral retreat for public, private, charter and home-schooled children, as well as students who participate in the MET Singers. Singers encounter choral and vocal performance training, varieties of musical styles, and tips from special guest artists from Barbershop Harmony Society, the Nashville Symphony, the Nashville Public Library and more!




Hopefully the list above inspired you to grab an instrument, ballet shoes, or costume and head off to the coolest camp in town. If none of the performing arts camps met your kids killer creative needs feel free to check out our huge selection of other awesome local camps and classes here.



Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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