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In this class, children will develop a foundation of ballet technique in a fun, supportive environment that allows them to create, improvise, collaborate with their peers. Through a combination of structured skill, movement games and group activities, students will be introduced to traditional ballet dance and choreography. Students will have opportunities to develop their own original ballet-influenced coreography, which will be showcased at the end of the session. Comfortable, close fitting pants and top and ballet shoes are required for participation in this class. Leotard and tights are optional.
Ballet: Saturdays for 8 weeks, 12:30-1:15 pm l $128
Kids Piano Lab is an ideal way to try out the piano in a group setting and build the foundation for continued individual study in piano or other instruments. Students will acquire a familiarity with the keyboard, learn beginning music reading skills, and play simple melodies. Classes are taught in Sherwood’s digital keyboard lab.
Kids Piano Lab - Level 1 (ages 6-8):
Introductory students will learn basic concepts and techniques on the instrument including music reading skills and simple one hand melodies
Kids Piano Lab - Level 2 (ages 6-8):
Level 2 participants will begin working on two hand pieces as well as further developing music theory and technical skills.
Kids Piano Lab - Level 3+ (ages 6-8):
Participants will expand on the skills learned from previous levels.
Kids Piano Lab 1 (Fall Session 1): Mondays for 8 weeks, 5:30-6:15 pm; Saturdays 9-9:45 am l $128*
Kids Piano Lab Level 2: Wednesdays for 16 weeks, 4-4:45 pm; Mondays for 16 weeks, 4:30-5:15 pm l $256
Kids Piano Lab Level 4: Fridays for 16 weeks, 4:30-5:15 pm; Saturdays for 16 weeks, 10-10:45 am l $256
Kids Piano Lab Level 5: Saturdays for 16 weeks, 2-2:45 pm l $256
Kids Piano Lab 1 (Fall Session 2): Mondays for 8 weeks, 6:30-7:15 pm l $128*
Are you interested in playing for family and friends or becoming the next rock star? Kids Guitar class is a great way to get introduced to the guitar! Learn chords, strumming patterns, and melodic lines as well as how to play with others in a fun, relaxed setting. There are two levels of Kids Guitar meant to be taken sequentially: Kids Guitar 1 and Kids Guitar 2.
Kids Guitar 1 (ages 6-8):
Kids Guitar 1 participants will learn basic concepts and techniques on the instrument including how to read and play melodies and chords on the first three strings.
Kids Guitar 2 (ages 6-8):
Kids Guitar 2 students will learn all notes in the first position as well as how to play at least one solo piece.
A guitar is required for all guitar classes. Sherwood does not rent guitars, however, your instructor can help recommend one for you.
Kids Guitar 1 (Fall Session 1): Mondays for 8 weeks, 4:30-5:15 pm; Saturdays for 8 weeks 10-10:45 am l $128*
Kids Guitar 1 (Fall Session 2): Mondays for 8 weeks, 5:30-6:15 pm; Saturdays 11-11:45 am l $128*
Hip Hop Dance celebrates creativity, individuality, and confidence through self-expression. In this class, students will learn the fundamental movement techniques of an eclectic collection of dance forms that fall under the umbrella term "Hip Hop." This may include the basic movements of breaking, popping, locking, tutting, house as well as other vernacular dances. Students will also learn movement alongside basic histories of where the dances come from, as well as values that are central to hip hop dance forms. Together, we will practice a combination of choreographed and freestyle exercises that will be showcased at an end-of-term performance for family and friends.
Hip Hop Dance (ages 6-8): Thursdays for 8 weeks, 4:30-5:15 pm l $128
Hip Hop Dance (ages 9-12): Thursdays for 8 weeks, 5:30-6:15 pm l $128
By singing with a group, students will learn how to develop their stage presence and be introduced to vocal technique through a variety of popular songs. Through interactive games, students will learn basic rhythm and pitch. At the end of the term, children have the opportunity to participate at an end-of-session performance for friends and family.
There are two sections of ‘Voice for the Young Performer’ for children, one for ages 6 – 8, and one for ages 9 – 12.
Voice for the Young Performer (ages 6-8): Wednesdays for 8 weeks, 5:30-6:15 pm; Saturdays for 8 weeks, 12:30-1:15 pm l $128
Voice for the Young Performer (ages 9-12): Wednesdays for 8 weeks, 6:30-7:15 pm l $128