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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
Mondays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Class begins Monday, August 29, 2022
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Art Room
Tuition - $350
Tuition includes 14 classes, supplies, and a t-shirt 
 
Grades: 4-5
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Class begins Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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, August 25, 2022 through Thursday, December 1, 2022
Location - Room 1049
Tuition - $210
Tuition includes 14 classes and a performance option with Motion, The Studio’s holiday recital, “A Christmas in Motion”

Note: 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, 3:30-4:15 p.m. and 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Class start date:  Thursday, August 25
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Percussion Room
Tuition - $280 
Tuition includes 14 classes
Note:  There will be no class on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

 

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
"A Beary Merry Holiday"
The polar bears are throwing a bear-y big holiday celebration at the North Pole.  Join in the festive panda-monium!
Mondays, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Class start date:  Monday, August 22, 2022
Extra class on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
Tuition - $250
Performance Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

 

Grades 2-5 
"Frozen, Kids"
Tuesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Class start date:  Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
Tuition - $300
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, November 30, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 8:30 a.m. chapel presentation
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 7:15 p.m. evening performance
 
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, August 20, 2022.
Location: Prince of Peace Christian School Band Room
Tuition - $350 for 14 classes
Note: No classes on September 3, October 15, November 19, November 26 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

Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2022-23 school year begins August 1, 2022.  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.