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PLEASE NOTE: Summer Music Works will not be offered during Summer 2015. Please contact Dr. Jon Magnussen ( for inquiries regarding the Summer 2016 schedule.

If you sing, rap or play an instrument and you’re currently a 10th, 11th– or 12th-grader at Nānākuli, Wai‘anae, Ānuenue, Farrington or Waipahu High School, you can earn 3 free college credits (and high school credit) over 5 weeks in Summer 2016 through UH West O‘ahu’s Summer Music Works.

In June and July 2016, UH West O‘ahu’s Summer Music Works will break down the basics of music and help students write and record their next music hit – pop song, rap or instrumental.  Along the way, students will learn about their college options in the UH System, how to be successful in college, and how college can help them be successful in life.

Summer Music Works is geared to promote high school graduation and college readiness through music creation among select high school juniors and seniors from Nānākuli, Wai’anae, Anuenue, Farrington and Waipahu High Schools.  Summer Music Works 2014 was supported by a U.S. Dept of Education,Title III grant; the UH Equity and Diversity Initiative; Boys and Girls Club of Hawai‘i Waiʻanae Clubhouse; and the UH West O‘ahu Music Fund.

Be a part of it… Ride a musical wave to college!

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