Available Classes


 

Dance

 

Open Ballet - Winter 12 − adult

This open level class is for teens and adults who wish to study ballet and develop their technique in a friendly, non-competitive atmosphere. Great for the development of flexibility, strength, coordination, musicality and grace, with due respect given to individual body types. Especially for continuing beginners but all levels are welcome. Per class drop-in rate: Members: $14 Non-Members: $18


Instructor Miranda Strichartz
Dates 01/23/2017 - 04/03/2017
Ages 12 − adult
# of Weeks 10
Day of Week Monday
Times 5:30PM - 7:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 2/20
Member Fee $132
Non-Member Fee $176
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Modern Dance teen - adult

This Modern/Contemporary dance class is influenced by Hawkins, Graham and Bausch. Each class will include a floor warm-up consisting of movements warming up each part of the body slowly and with a flow; a standing warm-up working on balance and angular movements with a continuation of connecting movements into a flow pattern; and across the floor exercises traveling at different rhythms, incorporating patterns with jumps, turns, and intricate foot work. Open to all levels of dancers. Drop-ins welcome Clothing: Please wear clothes that enable you to move but do not hide the lines of the body. Bare or taped feet. Please tie hair back in a braid, pony tail or put it up. Per class drop-in rate: Members: $14 Non-Members: $18


Instructor Amanda Moretti
Dates 01/25/2017 - 04/05/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 10
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 5:45PM - 7:15PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 2/22
Member Fee $132
Non-Member Fee $176
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Belly Dancing - Winter teen − adult

Learn the fundamentals of this beautiful, expressive dance form. Belly Dance is a joyful, low-impact activity that will improve your posture, balance, strength, grace and body awareness - no matter what age or shape you are! With inspiration provided by a wide range of Middle Eastern music, rhythms, and instrumentation, students will practice basic movements of the hips, torso, arms, and head, which will then be combined into more complex techniques and simple choreography with traveling steps and turns.  Those students who wish to further develop their skills for performance can consider joining our CSMA-affiliated troupe, Mirage Belly Dancers of Ithaca. Per class drop-in rate: members: $11 non-members: $15 Clothing: Students can be barefoot or wear flexible dance shoes/sandals. Beginners should preferably wear pants or tights instead of skirts; this will make it easier for the teacher to give feedback on technique. Each student should acquire a hip wrap of some kind; a simple scarf or a coin belt.  The teacher will have some inexpensive coin hip scarves available for sale.


Instructor Selenya (Susan Hoskins)
Dates 01/24/2017 - 04/04/2017
Ages teen − adult
# of Weeks 11
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 7:00PM - 8:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $118
Non-Member Fee $158
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Open Ballet - Spring 12 − adult

This open level class is for teens and adults who wish to study ballet and develop their technique in a friendly, non-competitive atmosphere. Great for the development of flexibility, strength, coordination, musicality and grace, with due respect given to individual body types. Especially for continuing beginners but all levels are welcome. Per class drop-in rate: Members: $14 Non-Members: $18


Instructor Miranda Strichartz
Dates 04/24/2017 - 06/12/2017
Ages 12 − adult
# of Weeks 7
Day of Week Monday
Times 5:30PM - 7:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/29
Member Fee $92
Non-Member Fee $123
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Beginning Tap 1 teen − adult

An introduction to basic tap for the complete beginner, with technique and vocabulary as our focus. Choreography will also be introduced. If you've ever dreamed of moving like Ginger Rogers or Savion Glover, or if you just want to have some noisy fun, this is the class for you! Clothing: Tap students should wear comfortable clothing: dance pants, yoga pants or other stretchy, comfortable bottoms. Ideally they should wear at least two layers on top, so they can remove a layer if they get too warm after warm ups. A t-shirt or sleeveless T and a sweatshirt is ideal. Jeans should be avoided, as it is very difficult to stretch in them. Sources for tap shoes: Body Gear (on the Commons) Salvation Army www.nydancewear.com www.discountdance.com


Instructor Elizabeth Livesay
Dates 04/27/2017 - 06/15/2017
Ages teen − adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Thursday
Times 6:00PM - 7:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $84
Non-Member Fee $112
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Beginning Tap 2 teen − adult

Continue to learn more tap dance technique and vocabulary. Prerequisite: Beginning Tap 1 or permission of the instructor. Clothing: Tap students should wear comfortable clothing: dance pants, yoga pants or other stretchy, comfortable bottoms. Ideally they should wear at least two layers on top, so they can remove a layer if they get too warm after warm ups. A t-shirt or sleeveless T and a sweatshirt is ideal. Jeans should be avoided, as it is very difficult to stretch in them. Sources for tap shoes: Body Gear (on the Commons) Salvation Army www.nydancewear.com www.discountdance.com


Instructor Elizabeth Livesay
Dates 04/27/2017 - 06/15/2017
Ages teen − adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Thursday
Times 7:00PM - 8:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $84
Non-Member Fee $112
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Intermediate Tap teen-adult

Continued familiarization with tap vocabulary from Vaudeville to Broadway styles. Emphasis on technique and some choreography. For students looking for a challenge in supportive setting. Prerequisite: Beginning Tap 1 and 2 or permission of instructor. Clothing: Tap students should wear comfortable clothing: dance pants, yoga pants or other stretchy, comfortable bottoms. Ideally they should wear at least two layers on top, so they can remove a layer if they get too warm after warm ups. A t-shirt or sleeveless T and a sweatshirt is ideal. Jeans should be avoided, as it is very difficult to stretch in them. Sources for tap shoes: Body Gear (on the Commons) Salvation Army www.nydancewear.com www.discountdance.com


Instructor Elizabeth Livesay
Dates 04/25/2017 - 06/13/2017
Ages teen-adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 5:30PM - 6:30PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $84
Non-Member Fee $112
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Belly Dancing - Spring 13 − adult

Learn the fundamentals of this beautiful, expressive dance form. Belly Dance is a joyful, low-impact activity that will improve your posture, balance, strength, grace and body awareness - no matter what age or shape you are! With inspiration provided by a wide range of Middle Eastern music, rhythms, and instrumentation, students will practice basic movements of the hips, torso, arms, and head, which will then be combined into more complex techniques and simple choreography with traveling steps and turns.  Those students who wish to further develop their skills for performance can consider joining our CSMA-affiliated troupe, Mirage Belly Dancers of Ithaca. Per class drop-in rate: members: $11 non-members: $15 Clothing: Students can be barefoot or wear flexible dance shoes/sandals. Beginners should preferably wear pants or tights instead of skirts; this will make it easier for the teacher to give feedback on technique. Each student should acquire a hip wrap of some kind; a simple scarf or a coin belt.  The teacher will have some inexpensive coin hip scarves available for sale.


Instructor Selenya (Susan Hoskins)
Dates 04/25/2017 - 06/20/2017
Ages 13 − adult
# of Weeks 9
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 7:00PM - 8:00PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $96
Non-Member Fee $128
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Hip Hop 8 - 11

Hip Hop is a constantly developing genre that encompasses the blending of music styles and dance moves influenced by many factors which are then personalized by a choreographer. The term Hip Hop also refers to the speech, fashions and personal style adopted by many youths. Come learn choreography that will not only improve your flexibility and movement, but focuses on pushing you outside of your comfort level. By learning a series of quick/sharp movements that also incorporate different levels, you will begin to identify what hip-hop means to you and how to best express it. Hip hop is much more than a way of moving to hip hop music...it is a way of life. Hip Hop is a lifestyle that includes its own language, music, wardrobe style and style of dance. So no matter if you're a beginner or advanced dancer, all are welcome to come dance, have fun and be inspired! So, come exist on the dance floor with me! 


Instructor Harmony Malone
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 8 - 11
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 10:45AM - 11:30AM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $60
Non-Member Fee $80
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Hip Hop 12 - Adult

Hip Hop is a constantly developing genre that encompasses the blending of music styles and dance moves influenced by many factors which are then personalized by a choreographer. The term Hip Hop also refers to the speech, fashions and personal style adopted by many youths. Come learn choreography that will not only improve your flexibility and movement, but focuses on pushing you outside of your comfort level. By learning a series of quick/sharp movements that also incorporate different levels, you will begin to identify what hip-hop means to you and how to best express it. Hip hop is much more than a way of moving to hip hop music...it is a way of life. Hip Hop is a lifestyle that includes its own language, music, wardrobe style and style of dance. So no matter if you're a beginner or advanced dancer, all are welcome to come dance, have fun and be inspired! So, come exist on the dance floor with me! 


Instructor Harmony Malone
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 12 - Adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 11:35AM - 12:35PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $80
Non-Member Fee $107
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Lyrical Dance teen - adult

Lyrical dance is a fluid and graceful style, drawing from ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary dance elements. It is a very expressive style, often performed and choreographed in a way that interprets the lyrics and musicality of a chosen song. This class will focus on technique, somatics, partnering and group work, improvising and choreographing, as well as experiential anatomy, to empower dancers to express themselves through movement, individually and collectively. Beginners are welcome, those with some dance experience are encouraged.


Instructor Shayna Grajo
Dates 04/24/2017 - 06/19/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Monday
Times 7:15PM - 8:30PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/29
Member Fee $100
Non-Member Fee $134
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Pre-Ballet 5 - 6

This class is designed to prepare 5 and 6 year-olds for beginning ballet technique. Exercises to strengthen the young body, challenge the mind and improve coordination are introduced and practiced. Basic ballet terms are also introduced. Clothing & Shoes: A leotard and ballet slippers are suggested but not required.


Instructor Amanda Moretti
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 5 - 6
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 12:40PM - 1:25PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $60
Non-Member Fee $80
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Modern Dance for Kids 7-12

Timeless dance concepts such as place, pathway, level, speed, energy, and weight will be explored through a combination of choreography, technique and playful improvisation. Improve your coordination, balance, rhythm and musicality while expanding your range of expression. No prior dance experience is necessary.


Instructor Amanda Moretti
Dates 04/26/2017 - 06/14/2017
Ages 7-12
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 4:30PM - 5:30PM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes
Member Fee $80
Non-Member Fee $107
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Beginning Ballet for Children 7 + up

This class will introduce beginning ballet technique while maintaining a fun atmosphere.  Children will learn the core fundamentals of ballet including barre work, and will grow in physical awareness as we focus on building flexibility, alignment, strength, musicality and grace.


Instructor Nora Burrows
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 7 + up
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 9:55AM - 10:40AM;
Space Nathanielsz Dance Studio
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $60
Non-Member Fee $80
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Artsbreak

 

Spring Artsbreak - Monday 4/17 6 − 9

When School is Out, Take an Artsbreak! With classes, demos and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theater. Each day will have its own theme. Programs run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with optional after care until 5:15 pm. Drop-off available from 8:45 am. Children must bring a bag lunch. Register for any number of days. Prices are per day. Aftercare cost: Members: $5 Non-Members: $7


Instructor
Dates 04/17/2017 -
Ages 6 − 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday
Times 9:00AM - 5:15PM;
Space
Notes
Member Fee $45
Non-Member Fee $60
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Spring Artsbreak - Tuesday 4/18 6 − 9

When School is Out, Take an Artsbreak! With classes, demos and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theater. Each day will have its own theme. Programs run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with optional after care until 5:15 pm. Drop-off available from 8:45 am. Children must bring a bag lunch. Register for any number of days. Prices are per day. Aftercare cost: Members: $5 Non-Members: $7


Instructor
Dates 04/18/2017 -
Ages 6 − 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 9:00AM - 5:15PM;
Space
Notes
Member Fee $45
Non-Member Fee $60
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Spring Artsbreak - Wednesday 4/19 6 − 9

When School is Out, Take an Artsbreak! With classes, demos and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theater. Each day will have its own theme. Programs run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with optional after care until 5:15 pm. Drop-off available from 8:45 am. Children must bring a bag lunch. Register for any number of days. Prices are per day. Aftercare cost: Members: $5 Non-Members: $7


Instructor
Dates 04/19/2017 -
Ages 6 − 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 9:00AM - 5:15PM;
Space
Notes
Member Fee $45
Non-Member Fee $60
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Spring Artsbreak - Thursday 4/20 6 − 9

When School is Out, Take an Artsbreak! With classes, demos and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theater. Each day will have its own theme. Programs run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with optional after care until 5:15 pm. Drop-off available from 8:45 am. Children must bring a bag lunch. Register for any number of days. Prices are per day. Aftercare cost: Members: $5 Non-Members: $7


Instructor
Dates 04/20/2017 -
Ages 6 − 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Thursday
Times 9:00AM - 5:15PM;
Space
Notes
Member Fee $45
Non-Member Fee $60
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Spring Artsbreak - Friday 4/21 6 − 9

When School is Out, Take an Artsbreak! With classes, demos and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theater. Each day will have its own theme. Programs run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with optional after care until 5:15 pm. Drop-off available from 8:45 am. Children must bring a bag lunch. Register for any number of days. Prices are per day. Aftercare cost: Members: $5 Non-Members: $7


Instructor
Dates 04/21/2017 -
Ages 6 − 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Friday
Times 9:00AM - 5:15PM;
Space
Notes
Member Fee $45
Non-Member Fee $60
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Visual Arts

 

Basic Oil Painting teen - adult

Learn the basics of the art and craft of oil painting through still life painting. Students will paint from observation, gaining experience with methods and materials while working with painting concepts including composition, light, color and mass. This class will encourage students to develop an expressive voice as they are learning through experimentation. A materials list is available through the office. Oil paints for use in class can be provided for an optional materials fee of $20


Instructor Jessica Warner
Dates 04/27/2017 - 06/22/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Thursday
Times 6:00PM - 8:30PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes no class 6/8
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Life Drawing (Open Sketch) 18 − adult

These open, non-instructed sessions are for intermediate and advanced level artists interested in drawing from the figure. Bring your own supplies and drop in any Thursday. The first session of each month will be devoted to clothed portraits. NO PRE-REGISTRATION - DROP IN ANY THURSDAY!


Instructor non-instructed
Dates -
Ages 18 − adult
# of Weeks
Day of Week Thursday
Times 12:30PM - 3:00PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes
Member Fee $10
Non-Member Fee $10
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Shibori Stitch Resist & Hand Dyeing teen - adult

Students will create several pieces of fabric using Stitch to create patterning in cloth. Stitch resist is one of the traditional methods to resist dye or reserve white/light areas when dyeing. Both traditional Japanese Shibori and African Adere cloth methods will be covered including stitches, traditional design, and color considerations. Cloth samplers and fabric pieces will be available as well as images from traditional and contemporary work. Student work will be dyed in each class using classic colors including indigo, madder and ocher. Succession color dyeing will be covered and is an option for students work. A materials list is available through the office.


Instructor Maureen Jakubson
Dates 04/27/2017 - 05/18/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 4
Day of Week Thursday
Times 6:00PM - 9:00PM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes
Member Fee $135
Non-Member Fee $180
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Basic Drawing teen - adult

The goal of is this course is to help students express three-dimensional form forcefully, expressively and beautifully. Drawing from observation, students will learn to represent objects accurately and realistically in three-dimensional space and to understand that drawing is a visual language in which the artist chooses what to emphasize about form, light and space. We will cover all of the essentials of western classical drawing: principles of perception, proportion and measurement, linear and atmospheric perspective, the various functions of line, learning to relate complex objects to simple geometric forms, understanding the three-dimensional structure of forms and their surfaces, and principles of light and shade (chiaroscuro). A materials list is available through the office.


Instructor Kevin Mayer
Dates 04/25/2017 - 06/13/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 6:00PM - 8:30PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Introduction to Watercolor teen - adult

Prepare to capture your impressions in watercolor this spring. In this class you will learn how to mix beautiful colors with a limited number of pigments, practice painting on wet paper and on dry paper, learn how to use strong value contrasts to convey a feeling of light in your paintings and try various techniques for creating miniature landscapes.  Each technique we practice will be applied to small still life and landscape paintings, with different projects in each class.  Some drawing experience is helpful but not required. A materials list is available through the office.


Instructor Miriam Rice
Dates 05/06/2017 - 06/17/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 6
Day of Week Saturday
Times 2:00PM - 5:00PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $180
Non-Member Fee $240
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Batik and Hand Dyeing teen - adult

Students will create several pieces of fabric using hot wax (soy) to create patterning in cloth. Batik or wax resist is one of the traditional methods to resist dye or reserve white/light areas when dyeing. Traditional tools including Tjanting tools and Indonesian metal stamps, will be demonstrated and available for use in class as well as cloth samplers, fabric pieces and images from traditional and contemporary work. Student work will be dyed in each class with classic colors including indigo, madder and ochers. Succession color dyeing will be covered and is an option for students work. A materials list is available through the office.


Instructor Maureen Jakubson
Dates 05/31/2017 - 06/21/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 4
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 6:00PM - 9:00PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes
Member Fee $135
Non-Member Fee $180
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Pre-School Art 3 - 5

Painting, drawing, printmaking, collage and more! Let your child explore, create and learn through various age appropriate projects. A fun environment will encourage curiosity and imagination and support skill building. Occasional parental support may be requested. Dress for mess. Materials included.


Instructor Anna Adler
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 3 - 5
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 10:00AM - 10:45AM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes no class 5/27
Member Fee $75
Non-Member Fee $100
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Objects of Wonder: Basic Sculpture for Kids 7 - 10

Explore sculpture and object making through various materials and techniques such as clay, wire, fabric, found objects, and papier-mache. Learn about form, texture, surface, color, balance, and weight. Use basic hand tools, adhesives, and (safe) sewing. Students will look at both contemporary and historic artists’ work for inspiration while developing their own style. Collaboration, experimentation, and play are strongly encouraged! Materials included.


Instructor Anna Adler
Dates 04/29/2017 - 06/24/2017
Ages 7 - 10
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Saturday
Times 11:00AM - 12:00PM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes
Member Fee $95
Non-Member Fee $127
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Principles of Design: 2-Dimensional Design I: Dynamic Composition teen - adult

Design is the foundation of visual arts. In a design class students learn that visual art is language that can be broken down into discrete elements. These elements form the core of expression and are used together to create cohesive compositions using the Gestalt theory of design. A series of simple exercises in black and white, using a variety of media will teach students how to effectively use the elements of art to create unified compositions. This course is strongly recommended as a prerequisite to Basic Drawing or Painting. Note: 2-Dimensional Design II: Color Theory will be offered in a later term. A materials list is available through the office.


Instructor Rob Licht
Dates 04/26/2017 - 06/14/2017
Ages teen - adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 6:00PM - 8:30PM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Young Artists’ Studio 9 -12

Explore your artistic voice through experimentation in the studio! We will use a wide variety of media and engaging exercises to build the young artist’s creativity, skills, and confidence. Each week we’ll focus on a different technique and element of art. You will study: painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, and mixed media. Inspiration will be drawn from imagination, personal experiences, great artists, and in response to artwork in the CSMA exhibits. Materials included.


Instructor Brenda Keeler
Dates 04/25/2017 - 06/20/2017
Ages 9 -12
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 4:45PM - 5:45PM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes
Member Fee $90
Non-Member Fee $120
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Summer Camps

 

Jazz Institute 11 to 14

A five-day jazz intensive open to all musicians with at least a basic knowledge of their instrument (usually a minimum of 1-2 years playing it). Our exciting week will include daily band rehearsals, workshops in diverse jazz and improvisation skills, and guest artist performances. Local jazz musicians, including CSMA faculty, will lead rehearsals and workshops, with an emphasis on building an understanding of jazz through practice. Concert on Friday afternoon! Early registration helps us provide the best experience. Please register or express interest by Monday, June 27.


Instructor
Dates 07/10/2017 - 07/14/2017
Ages 11 to 14
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space Ensemble Room L2 and Art Studio 10
Notes
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Star Search: Guardians of the Galaxy, the Musical 10 to 16

Put on an original musical in two weeks! Experience a total immersion in all aspects of musical theatre production, with a performance on the final Friday evening. Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative, and gives free rein to actors to invent and experiment. Everyone gets a turn in the spotlight! Our professional teaching artists Holly Adams (acting coach), Doreen Alsen (scriptwriter and music director) and Liz Livesay (choreographer) guide students to grow and thrive as a creative team while they explore their own visions of the production. It’s going to be a MARVELous August with Guardians of the Galaxy, the Musical! You might also see some of your favorite Avengers as well! And, don’t tell anyone I told you, but Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr just might be in The Room Where It Happens. Shhhh! 


Instructor Doreen Alsen, Holly Adams, Elizabeth Livesay
Dates 08/21/2017 - 09/01/2017
Ages 10 to 16
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 2:00PM;
Space Hamblin Hall 3rd floor
Notes
Member Fee $360
Non-Member Fee $480
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Arts All Around You session 1: June 26 - 30 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 2: July 3, 5, 6, 7 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $160
Non-Member Fee $214
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Arts All Around You session 3: July 10 - 14 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 4: July 17- 21 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 5: Aug 7 - 11 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 6: Aug 14 - 18 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 7: Aug 21 - 25 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Arts All Around You session 8: Aug 28 - Sept 1 6 - 9

Each session includes art, music, dance and theatre classes taught by professional teaching artists, with time as well for play! Guest artists and awesome field trips to museums, parks and theatres will also highlight our fun-filled weeks designed to enhance kids’ creative growth and appreciation for all of the arts. Register for any number of sessions! Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 3-7* (pro-rated: $160 / $214) aftercare: $19.20 / 25.60 Session 3: July 10-14 Session 4: July17-21 Session 5: Aug 7-11 Session 6: Aug 14-18 Session 7: Aug 21-25 Session 8: Aug 28-Sept 1 *Session 2 fees pro-rated. Closed on July 4th. 10% Discount for 4 or more sessions per family. Please phone to register with discount. Optional after care from 3:00-5:15 pm: $24 members, $32 non-members / week Membership is $55/year for individuals and $90 per family


Instructor
Dates -
Ages 6 - 9
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday thru Friday
Times 9:00AM - 3:00PM;
Space
Notes 10% discount for 4 or more sessions per family!
Member Fee $200
Non-Member Fee $267
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Music

 

Vocal Jazz FUNshop 16 − adult

Explore jazz singing styles in a low-stress, supportive, and active environment. Using songs from the "Great American Songbook" and vocal versions of classic instrumental jazz compositions, learn about repertoire, personal interpretation, improvisation, history, and performance practice. Both solo and group singing will be included. Reading music is a strong advantage but not necessary. It's a FUN "workshop" -- a FUNshop! Class will culminate in a concert to share our work.


Instructor Cookie Coogan (Lauri Robinson-Keegan)
Dates 04/24/2017 - 06/19/2017
Ages 16 − adult
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Monday
Times 7:00PM - 8:30PM;
Space Art Studio 10
Notes no class 5/29
Member Fee $120
Non-Member Fee $160
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The Ageless Jazz Band teen − adult

The Ageless Jazz Band began in 1990 as a CSMA class for musicians looking for an opportunity to play big band swing music, and was originally directed by George Carvel. Having evolved beyond a class experience, the AJB is now a year-round performing ensemble, featured at local and regional festivals and special events, and is currently directed by Nick Pauldine. Volunteer membership is by invitation, following an informal "audition" process, and rehearsals are open for observation by CSMA members and students. Accomplished CSMA students are encouraged to participate in rehearsals as available space allows. The Ageless Jazz Band supports CSMA by hosting periodic fundraiser performances, promoting the school in public performances, and through annual donations. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS ONLINE .... INSTEAD .... CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR INFORMATION!


Instructor Nick Pauldine
Dates -
Ages teen − adult
# of Weeks
Day of Week Monday
Times 7:30PM - 9:00PM;
Space Hamblin Hall 3rd floor
Notes ongoing
Member Fee $1
Non-Member Fee $1
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Clarinet Ensemble teen − adult

For intermediate to advanced clarinetists interested in making music together, performing occasionally, developing listening skills within a small ensemble, and, most importantly, having fun! Repertory will be chosen according to the proficiency of interested players. Separate intermediate and advanced groups may be formed if there is enough interest. Please contact the instructor before registering.


Instructor Lenora Schneller
Dates 04/24/2017 - 06/12/2017
Ages teen − adult
# of Weeks 7
Day of Week Monday
Times 7:30PM - 9:00PM;
Space Ensemble Room L2
Notes no class 5/29
Member Fee $114
Non-Member Fee $152
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Recorder Ensemble - Advanced 10 − adult

Play beautiful Renaissance, Baroque and folk music together with other teens and adults. The difficulty of the music will be determined by the experience of the students. The group hopes to perform at local senior residences and/or elsewhere in the community. Please contact the instructor before registering if you haven't taken an ensemble or lesson with her before.


Instructor Jennifer Lawrence Birnbaum
Dates 04/26/2017 - 05/31/2017
Ages 10 − adult
# of Weeks 5
Day of Week Wednesday
Times 5:15PM - 6:15PM;
Space Ensemble Room L2
Notes no class 5/3
Member Fee $52
Non-Member Fee $69
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Music for Little People 0 - 4 (with parent)

Explore the joy of music through guided play-based activities. Each week we will sing, dance and engage in developmentally appropriate early childhood music while exploring basic musical concepts such as rhythm, melody, and pitch. Discover new songs as we learn a wide range of quality songs from around the world as well as familiar children’s tunes. Play with instruments, scarves, stuffed animals and a parachute as we sing and dance each week.


Instructor Emily Richards
Dates 04/25/2017 - 06/13/2017
Ages 0 - 4 (with parent)
# of Weeks 8
Day of Week Tuesday
Times 1:15PM - 2:00 PM;
Space Ensemble Room L2
Notes
Member Fee $60
Non-Member Fee $80
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Language

 

Short Story Writing 17 - adult

Have you always dreamt of writing stories but don’t know how to start? In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of story structure, how to create dynamic characters and plots that keep the reader’s attention, and how to revise your work. Each week we’ll explore a different element of short story writing through discussion of provided readings and in-class writing exercises. Genre and literary fiction are welcome.


Instructor E. C. Barrett
Dates 04/24/2017 - 06/12/2017
Ages 17 - adult
# of Weeks 7
Day of Week Monday
Times 5:30PM - 7:30PM;
Space Art Room 9
Notes no class 5/29
Member Fee $140
Non-Member Fee $187
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