Community School of the Arts announces fall classesDuring the upcoming semester, the Community School of the Arts is offering a wide range of classes to the larger community.
During the upcoming semester, the Community School of the Arts is offering a wide range of classes to the larger community.
•Individual music instruction: Students receive one-on-one instruction for 30 minutes weekly on violin, piano, guitar or voice, with lessons on other instruments available on request. Guitar and piano lessons for age 7 and up, violin for age 4 and up and voice for age 13 and up are offered, beginning Aug. 30. The 14 sessions are $280 per semester, except for Suzuki violin, which is $330 per semester. The sessions will be held on weekday afternoons and evenings in the music/mass communication building.
•Clarksville Children's Choir: Join the fun of singing with boys and girls, grades 4-8. With 12 sessions for $90, classes will be held 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays (beginning Sept. 13), in room 147, music/mass communication building. Please call to schedule an audition.
•Clarksville Community Chorus, Valerie Oyen-Larsen, director: Enjoy an enriching semester of rehearsing and performing music of various eras and styles. The chorus is open to adults 18 and older. High school students are invited but will be asked for a reference. The semester fee is $100. The 12 class sessions, which begin Sept. 9, will be held 7-9 p.m., Thursdays in room 147, music/mass communication building. Auditions are 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9 or by appointment. Please call to schedule an audition.
•High School Flute Choir, Joann McIntosh, director: This is a unique opportunity for flute students to develop musicianship and performance skills in a small-ensemble setting. The season concludes with students performing with the APSU Flute Choir. The choir, comprised of high school students with two years of experience, will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 14-Nov. 15 in room 235, music/mass communication building. Course fee is $60.
•High School Brass Quintet, Bernard Flythe, Richard Steffen, directors: A select ensemble for high school brass players, members will fine tune their musicianship and performance skills in a small-ensemble setting. Students must have two years of experience. The group will meet Sept. 14 in room 130, music/mass communication building. Future class times will be announced then. Course fee is $80.
•Piano Class for Adults, Elizabeth Wolynec, instructor: Adult beginners are invited to learn to play the piano and read music at their own pace in a relaxed, enjoyable group setting. The class will be held from 10-11:30 a.m., Saturdays, Sept. 11-Oct. 9, in room 237, music/mass communication building. Including materials, the course fee is $90.
•Kindermusik Our Time, Sharon King, instructor: Our Time encourages children to uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control and communication. These parent-child interactive sessions are for children, 18 months to 3 years. Classes are 11-11:45 a.m., Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 7 in room 229, music/mass communication building. The fee is $185. Deadline for registration is Aug. 30.
•Kindermusik Imagine That! Sharon King, instructor: Imagine That! Takes you and your child on a musical journey of exploration and discovery. Pretend play is integrated with music, vocal development, storytelling, movement and literature. For age 3-5, the classes will be held 11-11:45 a.m., Thursdays, beginning Sept. 9 in room 229, music/mass communication building. Course fee, including materials, is $185. Registration deadline is Aug. 30.
•Art Lessons, Brad Reagan instructor: One-on-one instruction will begin with drawing and progress to other areas based on the student's interest. The lessons, which are for people 7 to adult, will be held weekday afternoons and evenings in the Trahern Building, beginning Aug. 30. Course fee is $280. Please call.
•Intro to Photography Workshops, Ruth Fitch, instructor: Perfect for the beginner, this series of workshops covers photography basics, with two sessions each Monday night. The class will meet 6-8 p.m., Mondays in Trahern Building. Please call for specific dates. For people 15 and older, the per-session cost is $40.
•Digital Photography Saturday, Ruth Fitch, instructor: In one Saturday morning session, people 15 and up will learn about data storage, picture composition and photographic techniques using their own digital cameras. Slated for 9:30 a.m.-noon in Trahern Building, the date will be announced; please call. Class fee is $25.
•Advanced Alternative Photography Processes, Beverly Parker, instructor: Geared toward the advanced photographer, age 15 and up, this course explores the latest photographic-developing techniques. The class is 6-8 p.m., Mondays, Sept. 20-Nov. 8 in room 106, Trahern Building. The fee is $125, plus a $20 lab fee payable on the first night of class.
•Basket Weaving, Kathy Fullerton, instructor: For beginners, age 15 and up, this course offers instruction in basket weaving fundamentals. The class meets 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 14-Nov. 2 in Trahern Building. The cost is $125, plus a $40 lab fee.
Open registration for the Community School of the Arts at APSU begins Aug. 16. Your payment of fees reserves your spot in class. To make a payment, mail your check or money order to Community School of the Arts, APSU Box 4625, Clarksville, TN 37044, or stop by the office in room 137, music/mass communication building.
For more information, telephone (931) 221-7508.