• Private Lessons

  • Group lessons

  • Summer Camps
Piano

Fees: Fees differ based on length of lesson and instructor

Instructor(s): Evelyn Krieger, Linnea Good, Roswitha Masson, Dillys Richardson

Our piano faculty can meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities. Private lessons run from September to June, following the local school district calendar. Read about our instructors on the faculty page and choose the one you wish to study with. The Academy office will be happy to put you in touch with that teacher at which time you can discuss a time and day for your lessons.


Violin

VIOLIN/VIOLA LESSONS
Ages:
all ages

Fees: 1/2 hr: $30 | 3/4 hr: $45 | 1 hr: $55

Instructor(s): John Suderman

Our violin instructor, John Suderman, can meet the needs of students of all ages and levels of learning. Call the Academy office to be in touch with the teacher, at which time you can discuss a lesson time and day. Violin rentals are available through the Academy office.


Guitar

Ages: All ages

Fees: 1/2 hr: $30 | 3/4 hr: $40 | 1 hr: $50

Instructor(s): Selwyn Redivo

Our guitar teacher can meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities. Selwyn Redivo is trained in classical guitar but also offers a wide range of musical styles from finger picking, to folk, to light rock. The Academy office will be happy to put you in touch with tSelwyn and you can then discuss with the teacher a lesson time and day.


Cello

Ages: All ages

Fees: 1/2 hr: $30 | 3/4 hr: $45 | 1 hr: $60

Instructor(s): Olivia Walsh

Olivia Walsh offers weekly and bi-weekly private cello lessons on Mondays to students of all ages and from beginner to advanced.


Voice

Ages: all ages

Fees: Fees differ based on length of lesson and instructor

Instructor(s): Mia Harris, Melanie Konynenberg

Our voice faculty are all classically trained singers with extensive teaching and performing experience in a wide range of vocal styles.  They can meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities.  Please read about each teacher on the faculty page to choose the one that would best suit your needs.  The Academy office will be happy to put you in touch with the teacher of your choice at which time you can discuss a time and day for your lessons.

Flute

Ages: all ages

Fees: 1/2 hr: $25 | 3/4 hr: $37.50 | 1 hr: $50

Instructor(s): Misty Knol

Misty offers private flute lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Looking to start band at school? Private lessons with a qualified flute instructor will give your child the best possible start in the school band programs.


Theory

Ages: all ages

Instructor(s): Nicholas Kelly

Private theory classes are offered by Nick Kelly. Exam prep for all levels of RCM theory and harmony are an essential way to ensure a well rounded music education experience. Check our group classes page for the latest workshops and group theory lessons being offered.


Composition

Ages: all ages

Instructor(s): Nicholas Kelly

Nick offers private composition lessons to students interested in creating their own music. Composition lessons provide an opportunity to think creatively, learn how music is structured, and translate your ideas and inspirations into a brand-new song or composition. Lessons and projects are tailored to the student’s individual background and interests, providing the freedom to explore your own creativity along with a solid foundation in the techniques of music composition.

All ages are welcome; basic experience singing or playing an instrument is recommended.


Speech Arts

Ages: All ages

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

The Academy is pleased to be offering private, semi-private and group instructions in Speech Arts. Explore and develop your dramatic side by taking Speech Arts lessons. Shakespeare, Dramatic Scene, Mime, Poetry, Storytelling, Speeches, Festival and Examination preparation! All under the expert guidance of Deborah McGladdery


Group Lessons

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR OPENS AUGUST 28, 2017.
Group classes are subject to a $10 society membership fee and a $20 registration fee due at the time of registration. There are no fees for Preschool programs.


Musical Theatre

BROADWAY DEBUT
Ages: 2 to 4
September 14, 2017 -June 7, 2018
Thursdays 1:00-2:00 pm
Fees: $270

Instructor(s): Melanie Konynenberg
This class is a great place to introduce preschoolers to singing and drama in a safe group setting. Children will explore their voices and develop their dramatic creativity through healthy singing activities, drama games and movement for the stage. The children will learn music from kid-friendly classic and modern musical theatre, which they will perform as a group.



BROADWAY JUNIOR
Ages: 5 to 8
September 14, 2017 -June 7, 2018
Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm
Fees: $270

Instructor(s): Melanie Konynenberg
This class is perfect for children in lower elementary who are looking for an opportunity to explore singing, dramatic arts, and stage movement in an exciting group setting. The students will learn healthy singing techniques and explore their dramatic sides through the use of miming, puppetry and improvisation. The children will also learn music from a kid friendly classic and modern musical theatre and as a group, will perform what they have learned.



BROADWAY SENIOR
Ages: 9 to 11
September 14, 2017 -June 7, 2018
Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm
Fees: $330

Instructor(s): Melanie Konynenberg
This fun and dynamic group class will focus on healthy vocal deliver for the stage, characterization and creative movement. Students will explore their dramatic sides through the use of miming, puppetry, improvisation, mini plays and theatre sports. The group will also learn dialogue and music from classic and modern musical theatre and will perform at various venues and recitals throughout the year.



ACADEMY PLAYERS
Ages: 12 to 17
September 14, 2017 -June 7, 2018
Thursdays 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Fees: $330

Instructor(s): Melanie Konynenberg
This dynamic group class for preteens and teens will bring vocal delivery, dramatic arts, and creative movement to the next level. The class focuses on part-singing, developing proper vocal technique, vocal range development, dramatic development, group awareness, and stage movement for musical theatre groups. Students will explore their dramatic sides through the use of drama games, theatre sports, improvisation, monologues, dialogues, and plays. Throughout the year, students will perform musical theatre group numbers from various classic and contemporary musical theatre.


Speech Arts

DRAMATIC PLAY
Ages: 3 to 5
September 13 -December 13, 2017
Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:00 am
Fees: $150

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

This group class will provide students with a combination of speech arts, drama and mime training as well as creative drama games and activities. Students will prepare and perform solo, duo and group spoken word selections with an aim to building skills and participating in recitals, festivals and examinations when they are ready.


SPEECH ARTS AND DRAMA
Ages: 4 to 7
September 13 – December 13, 2017
Wednesdays 2:45 – 4:00 pm
Fees: $150

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

This group class will provide students with a combination of speech arts, drama and mime training as well as creative drama games and activities. Students will prepare and perform solo, duo and group spoken word selections with an aim to building skills and participating in recitals, festivals and examinations when they are ready.



SPEECH ARTS AND DRAMA
Ages: 7 to 10
September 13 – December 13, 2017
Wednesdays 3:45 – 5:00 pm
Fees: $150

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

This group class will provide students with a combination of speech arts, drama and mime training as well as creative drama games and activities. Students will prepare and perform solo, duo and group spoken word selections with an aim to building skills and participating in recitals, festivals and examinations when they are ready.



SPEECH ARTS AND DRAMA
Ages: 10 to 13
September 13 – December 13, 2017
Wednesdays 4:45 – 6:00 pm
Fees: $150

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

This group class will provide students with a combination of speech arts, drama and mime training as well as creative drama games and activities. Students will prepare and perform solo, duo and group spoken word selections with an aim to building skills and participating in recitals, festivals and examinations when they are ready.



SPEECH ARTS AND DRAMA
Ages: 12+
September 13 – December 13, 2017
Thursdays 4:45 – 6:00 pm
Fees: $150

Instructor(s): Deborah McGladdery

This group class will provide students with a combination of speech arts, drama and mime training as well as creative drama games and activities. Students will prepare and perform solo, duo and group spoken word selections with an aim to building skills and participating in recitals, festivals and examinations when they are ready.


Orchestra

ACADEMY STRING ORCHESTRA
Ages: 16+
September 13, 2017 – June 13, 2018
Wednesdays 7:15-8:45 pm
Fees: $340

Instructor(s): John Suderman
This ensemble is for intermediate to advanced string players aged 16 and up. This is a wonderful place to challenge yourself and expand your skills. The orchestra performs at the Christmas Gala and Spring Gala for the Academy of Music, participates every year in the Kiwanis Music Festival and gives it’s on full length concert at the end of June.


General

Make music and drama part of your summer!

Summer Camps will be announced in May 2018


Camp Two

Our string faculty can meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities. Private lessons run from September to June, following the local school district calendar. Read about our instructors and choose the one you wish to study with. The Academy office will be happy to put you in touch with that teacher at which time you can discuss a time and day for your lessons.

Camp Three

Our string faculty can meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities. Private lessons run from September to June, following the local school district calendar. Read about our instructors and choose the one you wish to study with. The Academy office will be happy to put you in touch with that teacher at which time you can discuss a time and day for your lessons.