Courses

This school provides education in Korean language for preschool through 6th grade school children. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean. For more information, please contact Hangeul Korea at KoreanSaturdaySchool@gmail.com


September 7, 2019 to December 7, 2019, Neff Hall Rm 133, 135, 139, 149
This school provides education in Korean language for preschool through 6th grade school children who have taken the Beginning Learner class. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean.


September 7, 2019 to December 7, 2019, Neff Hall Rm 133, 135, 139, 149
Perfect for the younger student, this class is designed as an introduction to dance. The class will explore movement through music, stimulate students' imagination and promote creativity.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
This class will introduce younger students to basic ballet vocabulary and technique in a structured yet fun setting. Simple coordination, musicality, rhythm, and concentration will be emphasized. Students are encouraged to explore space and enjoy dancing.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
This class is suitable for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of classical ballet technique. It is a more formal setting that will give students the discipline to mature as dancers. The importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm, musicality, and memorization will be stressed. Basics of performing will be introduced. It is recommended that students have taken Ballet I but it is not required.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
In this class students will gain a more complete understanding of ballet technique. Emphasis will be placed on proper technique and alignment and increasing strength and flexibility. Students are expected to have prior experience in ballet and to be more self-disciplined.

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This is a great introductory class that will get young students used to making sounds with different parts of the tap shoe. Elements such as toe taps, heel digs, shuffles, and ball-changes are taught. Body rhythms and using imaginative play to explore improvisation will be incorporated. There will be an emphasis on dancing to the beat and hearing rhythms of different music.

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This class teaches basic, fundamental tap technique. Students will enhance their rhythm skills by learning fun combinations. Musicality, improvisation and performance quality will be emphasized. It is designed for beginner students.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
In this class students will gain a more complete understanding of tap technique. Emphasis will be placed on proper technique and increasing strength and flexibility. Students are expected to have prior experience in tap and to be more self-disciplined.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
This class is being offered for the younger student who has an interest in jazz. Jazz is sharp and fluid movements to create a visually technical dance and style. It is usually done to popular music. Body isolations, stretching, turning, leaping, and technical steps are taught in this class.


September 21, 2019 to December 14, 2019, Williams Theatre Rm 113
This class teaches the fundamentals of jazz movement for older students or students who have previously taken jazz. Jazz is sharp and fluid movements to create a visually technical dance and style. It is usually done to popular music. Body isolations, stretching, turning, leaping, and technical steps are taught in this class.

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In this class students will continue to build upon the fundamentals of jazz and tap dance. Class will include a warm up, technique, and choreography in both styles of dance. Students will need tap and jazz shoes.

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Discover the joy of stepping onto a real stage! Bring your creativity to life and learn basic stage terminology. Use your imagination and tell your story to an audience while exploring acting, directing and playwriting. Develop characters while learning movement and vocal techniques in an exciting atmosphere.

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Gain confidence in your performing abilities! Learn acting and audition techniques and how to approach a cold reading. Build skills in character and relationships through monologues and scenes. Master your voice by learning theatrical industry-standard exercises.


November 2-23, 2019, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Be inspired by learning to act on a real stage! Small class size provides lots of one-on-one interaction and a true ensemble feeling. Learn blocking techniques, how to "act" with others, how to score a script and many other acting essentials.


September 21, 2019 to November 9, 2019, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Chamber music is one of the many great learning experiences for young musicians studying music. It can strengthen individual playing skills as well as build self confidence and working together as a team. CAA Chamber Music students are provided with a chance to excel in their musical abilities and creativity through weekly coachings by CAA instructors, followed by a recital at the end of the semester. We are offering an experience of musical community, creativity and excellence.


September 10, 2019 to November 26, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Run by Fort Wayne Philharmonic musician Marcy Trentacosti, this camp features string orchestra, chamber ensembles and group classes for violin, viola, cello, and bass. Students are coached by Philharmonic musicians and must have a minimum of two years of string instruction to take part in this camp. Learn new music in a week of string orchestra, group classes and chamber music playing. Call Melinda Haines at 260-481-6059 for information.

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Join in the fun and learn more about the art of singing. Under the direction of an experienced music educator from the Fort Wayne Children's Choir, singers will be introduced to basic music theory through musical games, instruction, and, of course, singing. The week culminates in a short program for parents and family members. This camp is for students entering 1st-6th grade in the fall.

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Summer Wind Music Week is a day camp for beginning to advanced woodwind students age 12 to 18. Offering instruction in clarinet, flute, oboe, French horn and bassoon, this program includes chamber music, masterclasses, large woodwind ensemble performance, and introductory music theory classes. Masterclass topics will include how to effectively and efficiently practice, scale studies, how best to warm up, and performing under pressure (audition preparation). Chamber music offers students an opportunity to make music with their peers without a conductor. They will learn how to solve musical challenges on their own, explore their own musical creativity, and receive expert coaching from Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians. Music theory will provide younger students an opportunity to learn about how music is organized and composed. Music theory subjects will include interval identification, chord analysis, and meter and rhythm studies. Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for details.

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Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6697 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Call Lynn Hanson at 260-481-6977 for general information, pricing and to register for private music instruction before your first lesson of the term.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Learn fundamental drawing techniques using a variety of different media. Students will create a still life and portrait, as well as learn about different artists' drawing styles.


September 21, 2019 to October 19, 2019, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 (North end of campus near Parking Garage 3)
Students will learn about the art of printmaking. They will be making their own stamps and printing on a variety of materials. Students will be using styrofoam, EZ cut, and linoleum to gouge out different artworks and print with block ink. Kids will be able to choose their printing subject matter and have fun with a brand new medium and art form!


October 26, 2019 to November 23, 2019, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 (North end of campus near Parking Garage 3)
Learn fundamental drawing techniques using a variety of different media. Students will create a still life and portrait, as well as learn about different artists' drawing styles.


September 21, 2019 to October 19, 2019, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 (North end of campus near Parking Garage 3)
Students will learn about the art of printmaking. They will be making their own stamps and printing on a variety of materials. Students will be using styrofoam, EZ cut, and linoleum to gouge out different artworks and print with block ink. Kids will be able to choose their printing subject matter and have fun with a brand new medium and art form!


October 26, 2019 to November 23, 2019, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 (North end of campus near Parking Garage 3)
The Purdue University Fort Wayne Gene Marcus Piano Camp & Festival aims to inspire young pianists to strive for artistic excellence and to encourage them to reach their potential in piano study and performance. Students are immersed in all things piano, from a variety of workshops and group sessions, masterclasses, music theory and keyboard musicianship classes and ensemble playing, to daily individual lessons with camp faculty and practice sessions guided by experienced practice coaches, all to help them progress rapidly and continue to be excited about making music throughout the year. Call Melinda Haines at 260-481-6059 for information.

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Participants will form robot teams that explore the concept of "swarm robotics". Learn to master the skill of achieving a robotic task with multiple robots working in coordination to achieve this year's thematic challenge.

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Learn to master the skill of achieving a robotic task with multiple robots working in coordination to achieve this year's thematic challenge.

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GIRLS can make a difference in any city! In this camp, you will work with a team to imagine, design,collaborate, and construct your vision of a section of an innovative futuristic city. While working on your project, you will interact with female engineers and STEM professionals who will share what they do on their job and what made them successful. You can explore your own potential in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field by asking questions that will help you decide if pursuing a STEM major is right for you.

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Explore the world of machining tools through hands-on applications in the creation of a basic project. Learn layout and measuring strategies. Operate a metal lathe and a milling machine and in a short period of time, watch your materials transform from unassembled pieces into a useful item. Become familiar with CNC machining and programming through demonstrations of HAAS machines.

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Department of Physics. Students age 11-13 years. Participants engage in hands-on science and minds-on problem solving with a variety of activities. Past examples have been hot air balloons, buoyancy investigations, robots, column strength, chemistry and optics. Students will solve logic puzzles, create mathematical games, and investigate the stock market all while having fun. Camp sessions are led by university professors, high school and middle school teachers. Limited number of spaces available for this popular camp! For questions, call (260) 481-6306.

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