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Classes

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

Spring Start Date - Week of January 8, 2018

Spring 2018 Tuition - $324

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-2 - "Joust! A Mighty Medieval Musical"

Imagine a world where all weapons were replaced by musical instruments! Welcome to the legend of King Arthur, complete with jousting knights, delightful damsels and court jesters like you've never seen before!

Day/Time - Mondays, 3:30-4:30*

Class begins Monday, January 22, 2018

Location - Prince of Peace Christian School Choir Room

Tuition - $210

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 at this time.

Grades 3-5 - "The Hundred Year Snooze, The Story of Sleeping Beauty"

In the royal kingdom, the story of Sleeping Beauty is told with all new characters. Seven Graces, talking frogs, wise sages, a royal court, wizards and a handsome Prince join together to tell a story that is definitely no snoozer!

Day/Time - Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00*

Class begins Tuesday, January 16, 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.

Art Classes

Students in our new art classes will explore different art mediums such as clay, printmaking, paint, and mixed media.

Grades 3-5

Day - Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00, January 16-May 15, 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

Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year begins Tuesday, August 1. All new and returning students may 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.

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, one in the fall and one in the spring. The Arts School also offers lessons in an abbreviated summer session. The 2017-18 school year begins on August 21 and runs through May 24, 2018. Summer lessons will be offered from June 5 - August 4, 2018.

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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