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Group Classes

The Arts School offers group classes for students in art, drama, piano, dance, and strings.

Art Adventures
Instructor:  Megan Aguilar
 

Young artists will explore various art styles through projects inspired by a diverse collection of famous artists past and present from around the world.

Grades: 2-3
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Class begins Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Art Room
Tuition - $350
Tuition includes 14 classes, supplies, and a t-shirt 
 
Grades: 4-6
Mondays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Class begins Monday, January 9, 2023
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Art Room
Tuition - $350
Tuition includes 14 classes, supplies, and a t-shirt
Fundamentals of Jazz Dance
Instructor:  Carolyn S. Lang
 

Learn the fundamentals of jazz dance style and technique, while also learning fun choreography and dance combos! All ability levels are welcome, but steps will be broken down to the basics to build proper form in skill and flexibility.

Grades: 3-5
Thursdays 3:15-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 19, 2023 through Thursday, May 4, 2023
Location - Room 1049
Tuition - $225
Tuition includes 15 classes and a performance option with Motion. 

Note:  There will be on class on Thursday, March 16.

All students will need to purchase and wear black slip-on or “no lace” jazz shoes for class.

Group Piano Class
Instructor: Hope Schuett
 
The group piano class offers a traditional piano lesson in a group format.  Students are placed according to their ability in a class of 2-5 students, each using their own digital piano. The focus of the class is on enjoying music and learning the basics -- notes, rests, tempos, and dynamics.
 
Grades - 1-8  (Independent readers only)
Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 p.m. and 4:15-5:00 p.m.
Class start date:  Thursday, January 12, 2023 through Thursday, May 18, 2023
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Percussion Room
Tuition - $320
Tuition includes 16 classes
Note:  There will be no class on the following Thursdays:  January 16, February 23, March 16.

 

POP Players - Children's Theater
Instructor:  Jami Calatozzo

 

Is your child overly dramatic or a shower singer? Then POP PLAYERS is the class for them! POP Players Children's Theater focuses on building confidence through singing, dancing, and acting. Our classes culminate in a musical theater production. Come join our creative adventure this semester!

Kindergarten & Grade 1
"Are We There Yet?"
The Story of Moses and the Exodus
 
Mondays, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Class start date:  Monday, January 9, 2023
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
Tuition - $250
Performance Date: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 6:00 p.m.

Class full.  Registration is now closed.

Grades 2-5 
"Tut Tut"

The story begins with a young Egyptian Princess ,Tut Tut, who is bored of the royal life, so she wanders into the streets of the city looking for adventure. Suddenly, she meets a peasant who looks just like her! They concoct a plan to trade places for three days. But when the King dies and Princess Tut Tut must ascend the throne, their plan goes terribly awry.

 

Tuesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Class start date:  Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
Tuition - $300
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 3, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 2023, 7:15 p.m. evening performance
Class full.  Registration is now closed.
 
Group Classes for Woodwinds and Brass
Instructor:  Gio Washington-Wright
 
The Woodwinds class includes the following instruments: flute, clarinet, and saxophone.
The Brass class includes the following instruments: French horn, trumpet, trombone
 
Grades: 5-12
Saturdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Woodwinds
2:00-3:00 p.m. Brass
Classes begin on Saturday, January 7, 2023
Location: Prince of Peace Christian School Band Room
Tuition - $400 for 16 classes
Note: No classes on March 11, March 18, and April 8 due to school holidays.
Suzuki Group/Theory Class - Violin and Viola
Instructor - Andrea Martinson-Venincasa
 

Suzuki group classes reinforce concepts and repertoire introduced in private lessons. Depending upon the level of the group, it may include such things as pre-Twinkle songs, instrumental position games, review of Suzuki repertoire in an ensemble setting, note-reading on the student's instrument, or playing Suzuki and supplemental repertoire in multiple parts.

Suzuki group classes are only offered to students enrolled in Suzuki private instruction. All Suzuki students must enroll in group class for the duration of the school year. Please consult with your private teacher regarding placement.

Location: Choir Room

45-minute classes - $15 per class
60-minute classes - $20 per class
75-minute classes - $25 per class
Group Classes for Beginning Percussion
Instructor:  Kirstyn Norris
 
Grades: 4-12
Mondays, 3:15-4:15
Classes begin on Saturday, February 6, 2023, and end on May 8, 2023
Location: Prince of Peace Christian School Band Hall
Tuition - $275 for 11 classes
Note: No classes on February 20, March 13, or April 10 due to school holidays

Enrollment

Enrollment for the spring semester is now open.  All new and returning students complete the online enrollment form. The Arts School accepts new enrollments year round.
 
A non-refundable registration fee of $50 will be due at the beginning of the semester. Please see enrollment form regarding payment options.
 
Please note that The Arts School instructors will not collect enrollments or payments of any kind. 
 

Payment Policy

Group classes at The Arts School follow a predetermined schedule. Because of the nature of the group class setting, The Arts School will not be able to reimburse for missed classes, and make-up classes will not be available. In the event that the instructor of the class is not available or the class is canceled due to inclement weather, the class will be made up.
 

The Arts School Year

The school year at The Arts School is divided into two main sessions, fall and spring. The Arts School also offers lessons in an abbreviated summer session. The 2022-23 school year begins on August 22, 2022 and runs through May 19, 2023. Summer lessons will be offered from May 30 - August 11, 2023.
 

Inclement Weather and School Closings

The Arts School follows the inclement weather policy of Prince of Peace Christian School. Please listen to local radio and TV broadcasts for up-to-date information concerning school closings. School closings will be posted on the POPCS school homepage.  If the campus remains open and available on a day when lessons have been cancelled, special arrangements may be made on an individual basis between the student and the instructor to rescheduled. When inclement weather does develop, The Arts School reserves the right to cancel lessons for the day. Please visit the POPCS website or call the school office (972) 447-0532 for additional information.