I'm Russell Wiener, and to me the thing that rocks most about summer camp is MUSIC! I've been a music director at summer camp for 10 years, and have been a counselor, and consultant at various camps, both Jewish and secular, overnight and daycamps. I know what it takes to run a successful music program, from the activities, to the equipment, and the overall music culture at camp. Check out the links below and click to get more in-depth. You can also read my full bio and testimonials. If your music program or audio systems aren't what you want them to be, contact me. Happy campers making music together is my passion.
I have built camp music programs from the ground up, and helped invigorate existing programs. I can work with your staff to maximize your summer music program to its full potential, in fun, creative ways.
Whether you need to upgrade an existing set-up, or build from the ground up, I can consult with you to design audio solutions within your budget to get your live music, PA systems, and recordings sounding great.
If your camp's song and music culture isn't quite what you want it to be, I can help work with songleaders and potential leaders to craft a program that fits the campers, the staff, and the culture, both Judaic and secular.
I am not only available personally as an artist in residence for recording, songwriting, and other music areas, I can consult to help develop a program, and recommend potential Jewish artists in the community for residency.