Designed to bring young musicians together, these classes focus on a specific genre or element in music or performance that take students to even greater levels of mastery in an interactive group setting.
Hands on discovery of Jazz styles, techniques and improvisation. Jazz history taught through listening, verbal descpritions, and playing of various styles. Focused attention on correct style and integrating with other musicians. Jazz Ensemble II offers the more advanced student many local performance opportunities.
Jazz Ensemble I
Beginning October 2017
Audition Required • Recommended Ages 10+
Jazz Ensemble II
Beginning October 2017
Audition required • Recommended for Ages 13+
Introduction to Shakespeare
Class begins September 27th
Wedneseday's 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Recommended for ages 12-18
Students will learn monologues and scenes from Shakespeare's greatest plays while diving into sought after performance techniques. Recommended for the serious drama student with at least one year previous theater experience.
Musical Theater I
Class begins October 4
Friday's 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Audition requried • Recommended for Ages 11 - 18
Designed to prepare students for musical theater productions in the community, this class offers a combination of skill development in voice, acting and movement. Musical scenes are selected and prepared for practice and interpretation. Perform a selected piece for parents, friends and faculty at the end of the term.
Class begins September 28
Thursday's 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This is a self discovery class. The craft of acting demands the actor to explore the perceptions and interactions that create who we are individually and in a broader social context. Students will be working with tools such as diction, physicality, and team building to solidify their confidence.
Set up for Strings!
Beginning September, 2017 - Please call for class schedule
Recommedned for ages 5-10
Set up for Success! A parent & child introduction to the Violin. Parents learn the basics of violin so they are better equipped to help their child practice at home. Using the Suzuki method this class focuses on the teacher / parent / child working together to set the student up for maximum success. Class sizes are kept small so that each child can receive individual attention. Call for more details and to sign up.
Beginning September 27, 2017
Every other Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Now offering violin repertoire classes. These classes are meant to enhance a child's private lessons, as well as inspire them by allowing them to work on group pieces with other students at their level. Suzuki repertoire will be used as well as additional fun pieces. Learning how to play interactively with others is a rewarding, and necessary, skill to develop in any musician. These groups will perform at our student recitals.
For students who are still playing on open strings. Recommended for ages 5-7
Level One Ensemble
For students who are currently playing in Suzuki book two, Twinkle through Etude.
Level Two Ensemble
For students who are currently playing in Suzuki book one, Minuet 1 through Gavotte and beyond
Sacred Trios and Duets
Beginning October 10, 2017
Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Audition required. Recommended for young adult & adult vocal studnets
This is a performance class! Students will work on style, warming up with various vocal techniques, in preparation for the end of semester recital. Partner with fellow musicians as we sing sacred music together. Previous experience necessary.