Elementary School Offerings

The Community Arts School has a number of offerings for elementary students who may be interested in dance, music and theatre. We aim to support and enhance the art education available within each childs’ primary education where available. Our faculty are dedicated to providing instruction that is relatable, educational and fun! It's never to early to begin exploring! 

Classes & Workshops for Elementary School Students

Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
Dalcroze Rhythmic-Solfège II 6+ Virtual Wednesdays
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
January 13, 2021 - May 19, 2021 Lauren Hodgson Online $272 Registration closed
Summer Ballet 6 - 10 In Person Monday - Friday
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
July 12, 2021 - July 16, 2021 Paige St. John WS $75 Register
Summer Jazz 6 - 10 In Person Monday - Friday
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021 Paige St. John, Heather Dennen WS $75 Register
Art Exploration I 7 - 9 Virtual Thursdays
5:00p.m. - 5:45p.m.
February 4th - April 29th, 2021 Karyn Rodems Online $205 Registration closed
Art Exploration II 10 - 12 Virtual Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
February 4, 2021 - April 29, 2021 Karyn Rodems Online $205 Registration closed

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 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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Summer Arts Day Camps for Grades 4-9

The Conservatory of Music at Baldwin Wallace University has a long history of bringing elementary and middle school students to campus for focused music study through workshops and camps. Caring staff, a safe campus, outstanding music facilities and excellent food service help to make each camper's experience a positive one. For Summer 2021, our long-standing String and Band Camps have converted to week-long day camps! Through small groups (pods), students and their peers will receive personalized musical training along with engaging social activities.
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