Courses

The Indiana Clarinet Experience (ICE) is a six-day overnight summer program for clarinetists in grades 7-12 to have a fun musical experience with a dedicated faculty of young, energetic professionals. The camp takes place in Fort Wayne, Indiana at the Purdue University Fort Wayne School of Music where students spend the week on campus with fellow participants. Contact Kylie Stultz-Dessent at stultzk@pfw.edu.


June 5-10, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
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.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

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.

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Students will learn about the ceramic process and complete clay projects such as coil, pinch, and a bonus project. All pieces will be finished with glazes of their choice. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


February 4-25, 2023, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 118
Nothing warms the heart like hand made crafts! Learn how to crochet and create an Amigurumi turtle in just four class sessions. Leave with your own crochet needles and a project. Children can be accompanied by their guardian if they both register!


May 6-27, 2023, Visual Arts Building
Spend a month immersed in Japanese Manga! Craft a character, understand human proportions, and apply illustration techniques using colored pencils and fine-tipped markers.


February 4-25, 2023, Visual Arts Building Room 209
Students will learn about the ceramic process and complete clay projects such as coil, pinch, and a bonus project. All pieces will be finished with glazes of their choice. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


February 4-25, 2023, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 118
Students will learn composition through the lens, overlapping mediums within photography, and simple manipulation techniques to elevate their approach within their art practice.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Explore the power of texture, line, and space as you capture a variety of settings for portraits with your camera or cell phone. Work with Jim Gabbard, professor of photography, and critically acclaimed documentary photographer DJ E-Clyps. DJ's work has been featured in Time and New York Magazine.


April 15, 2023 to May 6, 2023, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 211
This class is for anyone wishing to increase their understanding of how to take better photos, regardless of the type of camera. Topics such as composition, lighting, and exposure will be discussed in order to gain a better understanding of photography.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

This workshop covers the basics of Commedia dell'Arte, which is a comedic form of Italian theatre that began in the 16th century. Physical storytelling, improvisation and lazzi (traditional jokees and stage business) will be explored in a collaborative setting.

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Learn to think on your feet and increase your confidence in quick and witty responses! Students will learn how to actively listen, create characters and relationships, and work together as a group through drama games and exercises.


Saturday, April 15, 2023, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Learn theatre basics on a real stage! Students will use their imagination to create, act out, and direct stories. Class will culminate in a recorded or live-streamed performance.


February 4, 2023 to March 25, 2023, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Learn theatre essentials and how to work together with your fellow actors on a real stage! Class will culminate in a recorded or live-streamed performance.


February 4, 2023 to March 25, 2023, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Students will use a variety of mediums such as paint, oil pastels, and chalk pastels to explore art in 2D. Students will create at least three projects throughout the five sessions. Class will be taught by PFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


April 22, 2023 to May 20, 2023, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
Unlock the text and put fun and energy into Shakespeare! Students will use the same techniques as the Royal Shakespeare Company in England to get the story to the stage.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Students will use a variety of mediums such as paint, oil pastels, and chalk pastels to explore art in 2D. Students will create at least three projects throughout the five sessions. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


April 22, 2023 to May 20, 2023, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 132 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
Moms just wanna have fun---create pottery with your child and document a moment in time. The first class will be dedicated to sculpture/throwing bowls and the second class will be spent glazing. All these special keepsakes are dishwasher and microwave safe. *One caretaker per child---could be Dad, Grandma or Auntie!


June 3-10, 2023, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 118
Gain confidence in your acting abilities and character and scene development! Master audition techniques and exercises using industry-standard practices.


January 28, 2023 to March 18, 2023, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Students will learn about three-dimensional art and create at least three sculptures. All supplies will be provided. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Theatre is more than just performing on stage! In this all-encompassing camp, students will study all parts of working in theatre. They will work with professionals to learn the processes of design, acting, and set and costume building.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Students will learn about three-dimensional art and create at least three sculptures. All supplies will be provided. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Learn about music production in this behind-the-scenes camp at Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center.


June 19-22, 2023, Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center
Learn about music production in this behind-the-scenes camp at Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center.


June 19-20, 2023, Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center
Move your body and explore the space around you! Movement with music stimulate students' imagination and promotes creativity. Share the fun with Bring a Friend to Class Day! Parents may stay and watch the magic unfold.


January 28, 2023 to March 18, 2023, Williams Theatre Rm 113
A new combo class for kids who are new to dance or just need a little variety! This class will cover ballet, jazz, and modern dance components and will culminate in a recital.


January 28, 2023 to March 18, 2023, Williams Theatre Rm 113
A new combo class for kids who want to switch things up! This class will cover ballet, jazz, and modern dance components and will culminate in a recital.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

To register, you must first pay the application fee. You will be emailed a link to fill out the application digitally.

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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-3rd grade in the fall.

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Allison Ballard, the Director of the Jesters of the University of Saint Francis, will facilitate an array of music, dance, theatre and visual art activities customized for children with IDD.

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Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 8, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to April 12, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2022 to April 10, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 1, 2022 to December 29, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to April 12, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2022 to April 11, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 5, 2022 to December 4, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private art instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 12, 2022 to January 4, 2024, Visual Arts Building
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2022 to December 29, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023, Rhinehart Music Center