Approximately 50% of the world's school children study Shakespeare. Learn to do it the fun way by putting it on the stage, where it is meant to be! Students will discover Shakespeare by using active approaches that unlock the text and enhance the story. Acting games based on the text will be used to help students physically connect with the language and characters of the plays.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
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.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
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.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
Each week, babies, toddlers, preschoolers and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music time with Happy Keys Music. Your teacher will lead you in singing, dancing, rhythm and instrument play, and some silliness too! In Music Together's mixed-age classes, everyone participates at their own level: babies vocalize, listen and observe; toddlers play and experiment; and preschoolers build confidence as they emerge as classroom leaders. Grownups are happy because everyone can come to class together! Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
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.January 21, 2020 to April 14, 2020, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
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.June 22-26, 2020, 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.June 15-19, 2020, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
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.June 7-12, 2020, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
This workshop intensive is geared toward high school and college students, high school teachers, and other people who use lighting and want to learn how new technologies work and how to utilize and design with them for their specific needs. Hands-on experience will be provided during the workshop to see practically how new technologies can work when designing with LEDs and moving lights. Closed toed shoes must be worn. This program will be led by Mark Ridgeway, Purdue University Fort Wayne Associate Professor of Scenic/Lighting Design.June 8-12, 2020, Williams Theatre
Come and enjoy workshops in ceramics, painting, photography, and web design during the Summer Arts Camp at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Workshops for students in grades 7-12 will be taught by experienced faculty from the Department of Art and Design. Participants will have the opportunity to spend time with each instructor and complete projects to take home in each area. Friday will include a session on writing an artist statement and preparing for a reception for family and friends to enjoy the art and design work created during the week. This program will be led by Seth Green, Purdue University Fort Wayne Associate Professor of Ceramics.July 27-31, 2020, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 112
Be part of this marvelous opportunity to get inside the creation of virtual worlds through the most advanced technology available. You will be able to create your own virtual worlds, full of interactive objects that will teach you how a virtual world looks and reacts. Moreover, you will be the creator and the protagonist of this cinematic experience as well.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.June 1-6, 2020, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD