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 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 5-8)

6:35- 7:35 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

One of the early instruments, the harp can be dated back to the middle ages. Perfect for a beginner, students will learn the fundamentals of harp and music theory in a group ensemble.

Tuesday

(Ages 8-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

Students will gain practical experience in the kitchen and will measure, mix, chop & cook will practicing different recipes and learning about food from different cultures. Kitchen safety and etiquette and understanding nutrition in cooking will also be covered.

Tuesdays

(Ages 8 -12) 

6:35 - 7:50 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 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 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 7-10)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 5-8)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Students learn important vocal technique while singing contemporary pop songs with a new twist. Basic choreography will also be incorporated as they practice performing a song with their voices, bodies and hearts.

Tuesdays

(Ages 7-10)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 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 8-12)

6:35 - 7:35 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 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

The arts and self-esteem go hand in hand. This fun class led by the Institute's Executive Director will take kids through creative arts games and lessons to build confidence, teamwork, and self-esteem. 

Tuesdays

(Ages 7-9)

5:30 - 6:30 PM 

Event Date 10-10-2017 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 5-8)

5:30 - 6:30 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

Lights! Camera! Action! Students will explore storyboarding, filming and editing using professional equipment. 

Tuesdays

(Ages 8-12)

6:35 - 8:00 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 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.

Tuesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

The arts and self-esteem go hand in hand. This fun class led by the Institute's Executive Director will take kids through creative arts games and lessons to build confidence, teamwork, and self-esteem. 

Tuesdays

(Ages 10-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM 

Event Date 10-10-2017 12:00 am

 

Wednesdays


Wednesdays-KIDS (Grades PK – 7)

Students 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. The body is used as an instrument to create intricate rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps and the spoken word. 

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:30 - 6:30 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 with at least one year of group piano class continue to build technique playing piano while strengthening their music theory skills.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 8-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

 

Event Date 10-11-2017 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 5-8)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 9-12)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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.

Wednesdays

(Ages 7-10)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

 

Event Date 10-11-2017 12:00 am

Students 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. The body is used as an instrument to create intricate rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps and the spoken word. 

Wednesdays

(Ages 5-8)

6:35 - 7:35 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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


Fridays


Fridays—TEEN NIGHT (Grades 8 - 12)

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.

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

5:30 - 6:50 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

This dynamic, technique based performance class prepares its students to sing in front of others with confidence, skill and style. Vocal training will build their voices improving tone, range and pitch. Students will also work on ear training to identify, match and blend notes to create impressive harmonies.

Students interested in this class will be required to commit to performance opportunities throughout the year. 

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

5:30 - 6:50 PM

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

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 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.

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

5:30 - 6:50 PM

Event Date 10-11-2017 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

A high-level 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.

Fridays

(Ages 13-19)

7:30 - 8:50 PM

Event Date 10-13-2017 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.

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


Saturdays


Saturdays-KIDS (Grades PK – 7)

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

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.

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 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.

Event Date 06-05-2015 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.

Event Date 06-05-2015 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.

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 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.

Event Date 06-05-2015 12:00 am

For students with at least one year of group guitar class, this next level class focuses on more complex chord progression, strumming technique and music theory.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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