Classes & Workshops

2016Voices from the Teens: Finding Your Voice with Sherri James Buxton; photo: KORENMAN.COM

Teen’s Singing Workshop
Finding Your Voice

Starts Feb 27, 2017
with Sherri James Buxton and Bob Shepherd
This class is perfect preparation for auditions, theatrical performances, and competitions. Learn what repertoire works, stage presence, how to use a microphone, and work with an accompanist. 10 weeks, Limit 6, public performance to follow. $325

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Summer 2014 Cabaret Class

Cabaret Workshop
For Adults

Starts Feb 27, 2017
with Sherri James Buxton and Bob Shepherd
Students are coached on phrasing, style, technique, stage presence and performance. They learn how to choose appropriate music and keys. Several public performances at end of session. Students will be placed by experience and / or vocal audition. Sessions usually begin Fall & Winter with intensive weekend workshops through the summer.
10 weeks, Limit 6, $325

Guitar & Ukulele Clubs

with BMS guitar faculty
Learn to play the guitar or ukulele in friendly group lessons. Classes are paired up based on level of ability, age, and availability. Minimum 4. 10 weeks. Guitars and ukuleles are available to rent.
Young beginners (age 6–12) 45-min sessions
Teen beginners (age 13–18) 45-min sessions
Adult beginners (18+) 60-min sessions

Rock Guitar Intensive

with Jim Wojtaszek
For intermediate level rock guitar players looking  to expand their single string technique, theoretical knowledge, harmony & ear training as it applies to contemporary or contemporary-rock music. Minimum 3.
10 weeks, Wednesdays, starts Sep 28, 5:30–6:30pm, $250

Music for Youngsters
For ages 1.5–3.5

These programs increase awareness of rhythm and ability to sing and move creatively to music. Students learn to sing in a group and independently, are introduced to a variety of rhythm instruments, and develop large and small motor skills through dance and movement exercises. Next session begins January 21.
Parent attends all classes.
15 weeks, $115

Act Now! Musical Theatre

with Sherri James Buxton & James Warwick
for Adults 18+. Within the context of musical theatre scenes, students will work with James on staging, character and storytelling as the acting component, and with Sherri on vocal technique, style and musicianship. A public performance will be given following the workshop.
10 weeks, starts Sep 29, Thursdays, 3:30–5:30 pm
$500 plus registration fee