Classes by Day


Tuesdays


Tuesdays-YOUTH (Grades PK - 7)

Using music creation software such a Garage Band or Logic, students learn the fundamentals of arranging their own tracks. They will explore a wide range of instruments and musical styles and will learn how to combine these elements to make original compositions.

Tuesdays

(Ages 8-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students build skills in drawing, painting and other mixed media that may include collage and sculpture. Color theory, composition and other fundamentals of visual arts will be explored.

Tuesdays

(Ages 5-7)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Students in Piano Lab II have the ability to identify notes on both the treble and bass clef of the staff. They are familiar with chords and playing songs with both the left and right hands. They will take their learning to the next level by digging deeper into music theory including the harmonies, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Students interested in Piano Lab must complete a piano assessment given at the Institute of Music. Assessments are scheduled by the Institute on a first come, first serve basis.

Tuesdays

(Ages 7-10)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Beginning at age 6, ½ hour and 1 hour private lessons are available in:

Drum

Harp

Guitar

Piano

Voice

Winds & Horns

Private Lessons are available in 24- week sessions from October to May. Lessons are scheduled individually by Institute staff. Private lessons are not covered for financial aid.

A limited number of lessons are available in 12-week session from February to May.

(Ages 6 - Adult)

Tuesdays & Wednesdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Thursdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Saturdays between 10:00 - 2:00 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Students learn the basics of music theory including the music alphabet, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Students interested in Piano Lab must complete a piano assessment given at the Institute of Music. Assessments are scheduled by the Institute on a first come, first serve basis.

Tuesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Engaging activities and games are used to teach the fundamentals of music. Students will explore tempo, pitch, rhythm and timing while having fun singing songs, exploring instruments, making beats, hearing stories and enjoying the gifts of music with their classmates.

Tuesdays

(Ages 4-5)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 12:00 am

Students learn the basics of music theory including the music alphabet, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Students interested in Piano Lab must complete a piano assessment given at the Institute of Music. Assessments are scheduled by the Institute on a first come, first serve basis.

Tuesdays

(Ages 5-8)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 02-06-2018 12:00 am

 

Wednesdays


Wednesdays-KIDS (Grades PK – 7)

Students will move to the beat of Hip Hop music while improving rhythm and timing, strengthening their muscles and muscle memory. All while practicing patience and focus. In Hip Hop all kids are taught about how fun it is to use their bodies to positively express themselves.

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students will move to the beat of Hip Hop music while improving rhythm and timing, strengthening their muscles and muscle memory. All while practicing patience and focus. In Hip Hop all kids are taught about how fun it is to use their bodies to positively express themselves.

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Beginning at age 6, ½ hour and 1 hour private lessons are available in:

Drum

Harp

Guitar

Piano

Voice

Winds & Horns

Private Lessons are available in 24- week sessions from October to May. Lessons are scheduled individually by Institute staff. Private lessons are not covered for financial aid.

A limited number of lessons are available in 12-week session from February to May.

(Ages 6 - Adult)

Tuesdays & Wednesdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Thursdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Saturdays between 10:00 - 2:00 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Fun and interactive activities and songs engage students in the movement and music. Students practice vocal technique including proper breathing, support and control to improve the quality and strength of their singing voices. By adding choreography, students learn how to use their bodies in combination with their voices to create a performance.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 12:00 am

Students have fun with African hand drumming while exploring basic beats and rhythms of a variety of styles of music including a range of Latin, African, Rock and Jazz. Students will gain understanding in building timing, listening and coordination skills.

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 12:00 am

Students have fun with African hand drumming while exploring basic beats and rhythms of a variety of styles of music including a range of Latin, African, Rock and Jazz. Students will gain understanding in building timing, listening and coordination skills.

Wednesdays

(Ages 8-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 02-07-2018 12:00 am

Students learn the basics of music theory including the music alphabet, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Students interested in Piano Lab must complete a piano assessment given at the Institute of Music. Assessments are scheduled by the Institute on a first come, first serve basis.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

 

Event Date 02-07-2018 12:00 am

 

Thursdays


Thursdays - Plainfield (Grades K-6)

Beginning at age 6, ½ hour and 1 hour private lessons are available in:

Drum

Harp

Guitar

Piano

Voice

Winds & Horns

Private Lessons are available in 24- week sessions from October to May. Lessons are scheduled individually by Institute staff. Private lessons are not covered for financial aid.

A limited number of lessons are available in 12-week session from February to May.

(Ages 6 - Adult)

Tuesdays & Wednesdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Thursdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Saturdays between 10:00 - 2:00 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Through activities and exercises, students build the “Actor’s Toolbox” including strengthening voice, body, imagination and memory. Students will practice building characters, creating dialogue and develop stage presence. Students learn how to become keen observers and listeners while becoming more comfortable, confident and supportive.

Thursdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Event Date 10-19-2017 12:00 am

Using music creation software such a Garage Band or Logic, students learn the fundamentals of arranging their own tracks. They will explore a wide range of instruments and musical styles and will learn how to combine these elements to make original compositions.

Thursdays

(Ages 7-10)

6:00 -7:00 PM

Event Date 10-19-2017 12:00 am

Students practice vocal technique including proper breathing, support and control to improve the quality and strength of their singing voices. The class in enhanced by incorporating student centered creative projects to build to a final performance.

Thursdays

Ages (9-12)

6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Event Date 10-20-2017 12:00 am


Fridays


Fridays—TEEN NIGHT (Grades 8 - 12)

Beginning at 4:45 students can participate in Teen Talk, an adult-guided, teen-focused discussion group that encourages them to get to know each other by exploring their thoughts and ideas ranging from “favorite childhood memories” to “dealing with difficult friendships.” This discussion group is available at no cost to Teen Night participants.

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

4:45 - 5:25 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students have fun with both stick and hand drumming while exploring basic beats and rhythms of a variety of styles of music including a range of Latin, African, Rock and Jazz. Students will learn basic drum notation while building timing, listening and coordination skills.

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students learn both the basics of music theory including the music alphabet, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Fridays 

(Ages 13-19)

7:30 - 8:50 PM

Event Date 10-13-2017 12:00 am

Led by Teens Step Up, this is a fun and inclusive dance class in which students build flexibility, strength, rhythm and fluidity while learning challenging choreography and explore a variety of dance styles. In Step class, the body is used as an instrument to create intricate rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps and the spoken word.

Want to see Step Dancers in action? Take a look at this video from Teens Step Up

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

7:30 - 8:50 PM

Event Date 10-13-2017 12:00 am

Beginning at 8:50-9:30, the teens end the evening with student-led creative clubs that gives them an opportunity to work on an artistic project  and games of their choice.  This game time is available at no cost to Teen Night participants.

Fridays

(Ages 13 - 19)

8:55 - 9:30 PM

Event Date 10-13-2017 12:00 am

Students practice vocal technique including proper breathing, support and control to improve the quality and strength of their singing voices. The class in enhanced by incorporating student centered creative projects to build to a final performance.

Fridays

Teen 

5:30 - 6:50 pm 

Event Date 10-20-2017 12:00 am


Saturdays


Saturdays-KIDS (Grades PK – 7)

Students build skills in fingering, form, and proper bow technique, while learning the fundamentals of music theory including reading music. Students will work individually and collaboratively on exercises and song work building rhythm, timing, concentration, comprehension and coordination.

 

Saturdays

(Ages 5-7)

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

A beginning acting class that gives students a chance to use their voices, bodies and imaginations to create characters and tell stories. Students work on pantomime, expressing emotion, and creating dialogue while becoming more comfortable and confident in front of others.

Saturdays

(Ages 7-10)

11:40 - 12:40 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students learn how to read as well as play notes and chords. Students build rhythm, timing, coordination, memory and finger strength through a variety of music exercises and through playing classic and contemporary songs.

 

Saturdays

(Ages 5-7)

11:40 - 12:40 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students learn how to read as well as play notes and chords. Students build rhythm, timing, coordination, memory and finger strength through a variety of music exercises and through playing classic and contemporary songs.

Saturdays

(Ages 8-12)

12:50 - 1:50 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students in Piano Lab II have the ability to identify notes on both the treble and bass clef of the staff. They are familiar with chords and playing songs with both the left and right hands. They will take their learning to the next level by digging deeper into music theory including the harmonies, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Students interested in Piano Lab must complete a piano assessment given at the Institute of Music. Assessments are scheduled by the Institute on a first come, first serve basis. 

Saturdays

(Ages 8-12)

11:40 - 12:40 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Through activities and exercises, students build the “Actor’s Toolbox” including strengthening voice, body, imagination and memory. Students will practice building characters, creating dialogue and develop stage presence. Students learn how to become keen observers and listeners while becoming more comfortable, confident and supportive.

Saturdays

(Ages 9-12)

12:50 - 1:50 PM 

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students build skills in fingering, form, and proper bow technique, while learning the fundamentals of music theory including reading music. Students will work individually and collaboratively on exercises and song work building rhythm, timing, concentration, comprehension and coordination.

Saturdays

(Ages 8-12)

12:50 - 1:50 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students learn the basics of music theory including the music alphabet, scales, and key signatures. Students also practice identifying keys, reading notes and build skills in rhythm and timing while learning to play a variety of songs.

Saturdays

(Ages 5-8)

12:50 - 1:50 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Beginning at age 6, ½ hour and 1 hour private lessons are available in:

Drum

Harp

Guitar

Piano

Voice

Winds & Horns

Private Lessons are available in 24- week sessions from October to May. Lessons are scheduled individually by Institute staff. Private lessons are not covered for financial aid.

A limited number of lessons are available in 12-week session from February to May.

(Ages 6 - Adult)

Tuesdays & Wednesdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Thursdays between 4:30 - 8:00 PM

Saturdays between 10:00 - 2:00 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Students explore the world of Hip-Hop dance with particular emphasis on Popping, Locking, and Breaking. They will build skills in balancing and controlling their bodies and learn how to strengthen their own rhythm while learning a variety of sequences and dance choreography.

Saturdays

(Ages 6-12)

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Using music creation software such a Garage Band or Logic, students learn the fundamentals of arranging their own tracks. They will explore a wide range of instruments and musical styles and will learn how to combine these elements to make original compositions.

Saturdays

(Ages 8-12)

11:40 - 12:40 PM

Event Date 10-19-2017 12:00 am