The Arts School offers group classes for students in art, drama, piano, and strings.
Group Piano Class - Kindergarten and Up - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
The Group Piano Class offers a traditional piano lesson where students are placed according to their ability in a class of two to five students…each using their own digital piano. Students who enroll in this class must be able to read. The focus of the class is on enjoying music and learning the basics – notes, rests, tempos and dynamics. Christmas and spring recitals are a highlight of the class.
The Group Piano Class has a fall and a spring session. There are no group piano classes offered in the summer.
Location - Lower School Music Room
Fall Start Date - Week of August 20, 2018
Fall 2018 Tuition - $288 (16 classes)
Spring Start Date - Week of January 14, 2019
Spring 2019 Tuition - $306 (17 classes)
Instructor - Barbara Couser
Suzuki Group/Theory Class - Violin and Viola
Suzuki group classes reinforce concepts and repertoire introduced in private lessons. Depending on 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: Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
45-minute classes - $15 per class
60-minute classes - $20 per class
75-minute classes - $25 per class
Instructor - Andrea Martinson-Venincasa
POP Players - Children's Theater
POP Players Children's Theatre is a nurturing and supportive environment dedicated to developing a young actor's craft. Classes focus on building self confidence through acting, movement, and vocal training. Students are responsible for their own costumes for the performance.
Grades K-5 - "Willy Wonka, Kids"
Day/Time - Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00*
Class begins Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room
Tuition - $266
Instructor - Jami Calatozzo
*Please note: Students will be supervised by an aide from 3:00-3:30. Please have your child bring a snack to eat during this time.
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, November 28, 5:00-6:30 pm
Performances: Thursday, November 29, 7:00 pm, and Friday, November 30, 8:20 am, for POPCS elementary students
Students in our new art classes will explore different art mediums such as clay, printmaking, paint, and mixed media.
Day - Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00, beginning August 21, 2018
Location - Prince of Peace Christian School High School Art Room
Tuition - $400 which includes supplies
Instructor - Pamm Fine
Class will meet for sixteen sessions.
Note: Minimum enrollment for this class is six students.
Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year begins Wednesday, August 1. All new and returning students must enroll by completing the online enrollment form found by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. 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.
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, one in the fall and one in the spring. The Arts School also offers lessons in an abbreviated summer session. The 2018-19 school year begins on August 20 and runs through May 23, 2019. Summer lessons will be offered from June 3 - August 2, 2019.
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. 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 have a lesson. When inclement weather does develop, The Arts School reserves the right to cancel lessons for the remainder of the day. Please visit the POPCS website or call the school office (972) 447-0532 for additional information.
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