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Broadway or Bust Musical Theatre (Jr)

FULL

Mondays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Ages 6-8

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 9 - May 4

Performance: Saturday May 9th, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm at the Eagle Eye Theatre

$630.00

Students will receive instruction and training in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting with classes culminating in a fully staged production of a Broadway Musical at the Eagle Eye Theatre. Students will gain knowledge, skills, confidence and stage experience while working as a team on this fun production. Add name to waitlist.

 

Broadway or Bust Musical Theatre (Int)

FULL 

Mondays, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Ages 8-10

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 9 - May 4

Performance: Saturday May 9th, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm at the Eagle Eye Theatre

$740.00

Students will receive instruction and training in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting with classes culminating in a fully staged production of a Broadway Musical at the Eagle Eye Theatre. Students will gain knowledge, skills, confidence and stage experience while working as a team on this fun production. Add name to waitlist here.

 

Broadway or Bust Musical Theatre (Sr)

Mondays, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Ages 11-17

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 9 - May 4

Performance: Saturday, May 9th, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm at the Eagle Eye Theatre

$740.00

Students will receive instruction and training in the areas of singing, dancing, and acting with classes culminating in a fully staged production of a Broadway Musical at the Eagle Eye Theatre. Students will gain  knowledge, skills, confidence and stage experience while working as a team on this fun production. Register here.

 

Singing for Young Musicians

FULL

Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:00 pm

Ages 5-6 (Kindergarten - Grade 1)

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 10 – May 26

Performance: TBA

$395

Come and sing with us! Students will spend 30 minutes each week working together as a vocal ensemble, learning the basics of vocal technique and performance etiquette. Students will gain comfort with their voices through singing and listening games. Students will develop their sense of pitch and tone through vocal exercises and fun, simple repertoire which will be performed throughout the year. Students will be introduced to the basics of musical notation, ear training and expression in music. Add name to waitlist.

 

Sing Out

Tuesdays, 4:00 – 4:45 pm

Ages 7 – 8 (Grade 2 - Grade 3)

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 10 – May 26

Performance: TBA

$420

Students will spend 45 minutes each week working together as a vocal ensemble, learning the basics of vocal technique and performance etiquette. Students will build musicianship through practicing rounds, partner songs and simple harmonies as well as ear training and reading simple notation. This ensemble will learn a variety of repertoire from pop songs to traditional favourites to be performed throughout the year. Register here.

 

Sing Together

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Tuesdays, 4:45 - 5:30 pm

Ages 9-12 (Grade 4 and up)

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Sept. 10 – May 26

$420

Students will spend 45 minutes each week working together as a vocal ensemble, applying healthy vocal technique to popular songs from the radio, movies and Broadway as well as traditional choral repertoire. Students will gain skills in simple harmonies, stage presence, artistry, vocal technique and musicianship through songs, ear training and basic note reading. Register here.

 

Rudiments of Music Theory

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Ages 10 – 18

Instructor: Melissa Braun

RCM Level 1-5: Sept. 10 – Dec. 11

$275

RCM Level 6-8: Jan. 8 – May 14

$275

Students will study the basic rudiments of music theory according the RCM syllabus. This includes pitch, note values, simple time, scales and key signatures, intervals and analysis. Students have the option of writing the RCM Level 5 exam in December or the Level 5,6 or 8 exam in May. Students are required to own a copy of “The Complete Elementary Music Rudiments” by Mark Sarnecki. Register here.

Ukulele: Level 1

FULL

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:15 

or

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:15 

Ages 6-9

Sept. 11 – May 27

$455 (includes learning package)

Learn the basics of ukulele in a fun group ensemble! Total beginners will learn basic strumming and picking techniques and will build their repertoire of simple songs. Students are required to provide their own ukulele. Please contact us if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Add Name to Waitlist.

 

Ukulele: Level 2

Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:00

Ages 7-10

Sept. 11 – May 27

$455 (includes learning package)

Develop your ukulele playing in a fun group ensemble! Uke players with one year of experience will expand their knowledge of strumming and picking techniques and will continue to build a repertoire of songs for singing, picking, and strumming. Students are required to provide their own ukulele. Please contact us if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Register here.

 

Guitar: Level 1 

FULL

Wednesdays, 5:45 - 6:30

Ages 9-11

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Sept. 11 - May 27

$550.00 (includes music book)

Learn the basics of guitar in a fun group ensemble! This class is an introduction to the guitar and does not require any previous experience. Students will learn picking, strumming, and reading of basic notation. Students need to provide their own guitar. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an instrument. Add name to waitlist here.

 

Guitar: Level 2

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 5:45

Ages 10-12

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Sept. 11 - May 27

$550.00

Develop your guitar playing in a fun group ensemble! Guitar players with one year of experience will expand their knowledge of strumming, and picking techniques and will continue to build a repertoire of songs for singing, picking and strumming. Students need to provide their own guitar. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an instrument. Register here.

 

Junior Rock Band

FULL

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Ages 8-11

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Sept. 11 – May 27

$850

Experience the fun and satisfaction of playing music with others! Gain skills in collaboration, compromise, and musicianship as we work together towards a year-end show. Students will perform a variety of repertoire (not strictly rock) from a variety of time-periods. Vocalists, guitarists, bassists, and keyboard players are encouraged to join this exciting ensemble! All levels are welcome, but students should have a basic level of knowledge of their instrument. Add name to waitlist.

 

Piano: Level 1

FULL

Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15 

Thursdays, 5:15 - 6:00 

Ages 4-6

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Sept. 12 – May 28

$460 (includes cost of piano book)

Learn the basics of piano in a fun group ensemble! This class is an introduction to the piano and does not require any previous experience. Students will learn to play simple songs, read notation and experiment with improvisation. Add name to waitlist.

Piano: Level 2

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:00

Thursdays, 6:00 - 6:45 FULL

Ages 6-8

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Sept. 12 – May 28

$460 (includes cost of piano book)

Piano students with at least one year playing experience will love continuing to develop their skills in a group setting. Students will become more proficient note readers, listeners, and musicians as they develop their repertoire at the piano. Register here.

 

Early Musicianship (Preschool /K)

Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:30

Session 1: Oct. 12 - Nov.30

Session 2: Jan 18 - Mar. 7

 Session 3: Apr. 18 - Jun. 6

Ages 3-5 (Preschool / Kindergarten)

$110

This class is perfect for young children who love to sing and dance and helps students build the skills needed for private music lessons on any instrument. Early Musicianship classes are designed at SAM to form a strong foundation for future music study and enjoyment. Children in this class will have fun developing their sense of pitch, beat, and rhythm through songs, rhymes, movement, singing games and exploration of simple percussion instruments. Students will also build their understanding of musical expression by listening and responding to a variety of musical repertoire. Register here.

 

Drama-Rama – Beginner Level Acting

Fridays, 3:30 - 4:30

Session 1: Oct. 18 - Dec.6

Session 2: Jan 17 - Mar. 6

Session 3: Apr. 17 - Jun. 5

Recommended Ages 6-10

$180

Join us for this fun, fast-paced class designed to welcome new actors to the stage.  Students will take part in improv-based games and exercises focused on building confidence on stage, working in an ensemble and developing new characters. Discover the fundamentals of acting for the stage through unscripted scene work including voice, movement and trusting your creative instincts!  This class is ideal for both living room superstars and shy creative geniuses. No reading skills required. All are welcome! Register here.

 

Centre Stage – Intermediate Level Acting

Fridays, 3:30 - 5:00

Session 1: Oct. 18 - Dec.6

Session 2: Jan 17 - Mar. 6

Session 3: Apr. 17 - Jun. 5

Recommended Ages 10 - 13

$260

Take it to the next level with this performance-based class.  Classwork is a combination of fun and creative games and exercises aimed at honing students skills as a performer as well as script/ monologue work and development.  The focus is on creating believable characters and environments and connecting with your audience. Students will learn improv skills, staging, voice, movement, focus, theatre etiquette, audition skills and the key elements of storytelling for the stage.  Family and Friends will be invited for an end of season showcase. Some reading and memorization skills are required. Register here.