Offerings for Early Learners

The Community Arts School believes in the importance of beginning students early in arts education. Through discovery, experimentation and playing, students begin developing their social and emotional skills, language skills, problem-solving skills and early literacy skills. In addition, creative movement and imaginative play foster growth with a students’ sensory and motor skills.

We offer programming for early learners in the areas of Dance, Music and Theatre.

Classes & Workshops for Early Learners

Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
MusicPlay 0 - 4 In Person Saturdays
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. OR 11:00-11:30 a.m.
April 17, April 24, and May 1, 2021 Julia Zanella BMAC $35 Register
Pre-Ballet 3 - 5 In Person Tuesdays
5:00 - 5:45 p.m.
January 12, 2021 - May 22, 2021 Paige St. John WS $252 Register
Intro to Dalcroze Eurhythmics 4 - 6 Virtual Tuesdays
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 12, 2021 - May 18, 2021 Lauren Hodgson Online $245 Register
Pre-Jazz 4 - 5 Hybrid Thursdays
7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
January 14, 2021 - May 22, 2021 Paige St. John WS $252 Register
Dalcroze Eurhythmics 4 - 6 Virtual Wednesdays
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 13, 2021 - May 19, 2021 Lauren Hodgson Online $245 Register
Ballet 6 - 8 In Person Tuesdays
6:00 - 6:45
January 12, 2021 - May 22, 2021 Paige St. John WS $252 Register
Jazz 6 - 8 In Person Thursdays
5:00 - 5:45 p.m.
January 14, 2021 - May 22, 2021 Paige St. John WS $252 Register

Private Lessons

Students may enroll in private lessons to receive one-on-one instruction and coaching from one of the Community Arts School faculty members, all of whom are credentialed professionals in the instrument they teach. Lessons are offered at many times during the week with most of them occurring in the weekday afternoons, weekday evenings and weekends.. Students typically enroll in lessons that meet once a week for a half-hour for the full semester. The Community Arts School offers a rolling admission where students may enroll at any time during the semester.

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Suzuki Center for the Violin

The Baldwin Wallace Suzuki Center offers private lessons and group classes using the Suzuki method for ages 4 & up. With careful guidance from specially trained teachers, parents help their children learn to play violin through the same natural process that occurs when their children learn to speak. The establishment of this "Suzuki triangle" provides the stimulation and encouragement that children need to acquire other critical learning skills. 

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