Summer Classes 2013
Flute Ensemble for beginners Age 9 -12.
Focus on tuning, basic technique and note reading. Learn your first songs on the flute, make new friends, move up chairs in band. An economical substitute for private lessons and a great way to maintain interest in the instrument.
Mon., 5-6 pm. Sept. 17-Oct. 22.
Advanced Flute Ensemble Ages 12 and older, min. 2 years playing experience. For students with 2 or more years of experience playing flute. Strengthen embouchure, learn new music, increase skills in tuning, articulation, fingerings, and style. Enjoy harmony playing in parts. Improve stage presence through public performance. Have fun!!
Wed., 6 – 7 pm. Sept. 19 – Oct. 24
Keyboard Kids Ages 7-9. Bring keyboard & headset to class. An excellent introduction to note-reading, rhythmic patterns. Learn to sing to your own accompaniment. A great way to prepare for band, orchestra or private lessons on the instrument of choice.
Mon. 5-6 pm., Sept.17-Oct.22
Beginning Guitar Learn to tune, strum, basic chords, finger-picking and scales. Folk & light rock. Learn tablature, strumming, finger picking, beginning scales and basic chords to sing your favorite songs by. Learn to tune and maintain your instrument. Overview of guitar techniques in different styles: folk, blues, and rock. Course content adjusted for age levels.
Tues., Sept 18-Oct 24
Age 7-9, 4-5 pm
Age 10-12, 5-6 pm
Age 13-15, 6-7 pm
Adult: 16 & older, 7-8 pm
Musical Theater - Audition like a pro.
Want to get that part in the spring musical? Learn how to choose the best song for an audition/cutting, slating….learn what directors are looking for. Choose a monologue, get performance tips from a seasoned musical theater director. Final class: Your audition will be recorded while performed before a live audience.
Thurs., 5 – 6 pm. Sept.20-Oct. 25
Art Basics Age 6 & older.
Using a variety of media, children will learn basics of color, shape and composition, selection and care of materials, tools and vocabulary of professional artists. Class begins to lay the foundation upon which students can build a life-long interest and understanding of art. Special projects are included for the holidays.
Wed. 4-5 pm, Sept. 19-Oct.24
Meet the Masters. Age 8 & older.
This unique series is a combination of art exploration within art history. Each week, students will learn about a famous artist and then create their own masterpiece based on that master's style, color choices and techniques. Only age appropriate material will be shared. Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums including pastel pencils, acrylic, colored pencils, and pen and ink
Tues. 4-5 pm. Sept.18-Oct.23
Pint-Sized Players Age 3-5.
Creative dramatics with a classical, fairy-tale based curriculum. Building on your child’s natural imagination, instructor Betty combines games and creative dramatics to introduce very young children to the theatre. Includes introduction of the meaning of character, character development and the idea of plot. Session will culminate with a performance in costume and make-up for an appreciative audience. A great way to prepare young children for pre-school or kindergarten.
Tuesdays, 10 am – 11 am, Sept. 18 -Oct. 23
Acting Adventures. Age 7-10.
Stage craft for elementary school kids. As they acquire basic skills in diction, voice projection, posture and memorization, the students in this class will be discussing character development and plot lines as they work together to write their own play. Class culminates in a performance with costumes, lights, and makeup.
Wednesdays, 4 – 5 pm, Sept. 19 – Oct. 23