Classes


View our 2019 – 2020 school year classes

Browse all of our class offerings for the 2019-2020 school year below. When you know which class you would like to enroll in, click the “Enroll Now!” button.

Classes run from September 3rd, 2019 – June 5th, 2020.

If you are interested in taking music lessons, visit our Private Music Lessons Page.

K – 5 youth may attend the MAC any time between 3 – 6 pm on the day of their class. Youth interested in attending the MAC on days they don’t have class can enroll in our Extended Care Services.

6th – 12th grade youth enrolled in a class may attend the MAC any day, any time between 2 – 8 pm. Teens attending the MAC outside their class hours may participate in our Teen Collaboration Opportunities.

Please visit our Parent Info page for more details on how the MAC operates during the school year.

If you are currently enrolled in a class and need to withdraw, please fill out our Class Withdrawal Form.

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Elementary Music (GE)

Class Description: In this introductory music class, youth will learn about basic music theory concepts through fun activities and games. Youth will also spend time learning to play music on the piano as they understand how to read music, identify notes, play rhythms, and more.

Grade Level: K - 5

Class Day & Time: Mondays: 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Instructor: Nathan Martini

Cost: $35/month

Hand Drumming 101

Class Description: Youth in this class will be able to develop their musical skills through rhythm, groove, and some improvisation. By using hand drums and other percussive instruments in a drum circle-style setting, youth will be able to create their own music individually and as a group. Youth will also explore how to layer rhythmic patterns, play with different techniques used around the world, and create different sound effects in this fun, unique, and very hands-on class setting.

Grade Level: 2 - 6

Class Time: Mondays: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Nathan Martini

Cost: $40/month

Marimba 101

Class Description: In this small ensemble class, youth will learn the basics of marimba. By using a mix of our smaller and full-size marimbas, youth will be able to learn about rhythm, timing, melody, basic music theory, and more. Youth will also learn several warm-ups and music pieces to perform.

Grade Level: K - 5

Class Time: Wednesdays: 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Instructor: Nathan Martini

Cost: $35/month

Marimba 201

Class Description: In this advanced ensemble class. Youth will have the opportunity to develop their musical skills on our full-size marimbas through more demanding music and playing techniques. Members will also be exposed to four-mallet playing techniques and other percussive playing styles.

Grade Level: 5 - 10

Class Time: Wednesdays: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Nathan Martini

Cost: $40/month

Drum Line 101

Class Description: Learn basic drum skills on marching snare drums in this class. Learn how to properly hold drum sticks, play with the proper technique, and we'll learn and play some basic exercises together.

Grade Level: K - 5

Class Time: Fridays: 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Instructor: Nathan Martini

Cost: $35/month

Private Music Lessons

Class Description: Receive one-on-one instruction on the instrument of your choice: Drum Set, Guitar, Piano, Marimba, & Marching Percussion Instruments. Private lessons are proven to be the best way to receive consistent, personalized instruction.

Grade Level: K - 12 (all skill levels)

Class Time: Private lessons on all instruments are available Monday - Friday between 3 - 8 pm. Lessons are available for 30 minutes or 1 hour per week (your choice).

Instructor: Various

Cost: $60/month for 30-minute weekly lessons. $90/month for 1-hour weekly lessons.

Visit our Private Music Lessons Page for more info.

IMPACT Percussion

Class Description: Youth ready to take their music skills to a new level are encouraged to audition for this ensemble. IMPACT Percussion is a high-demand activity that requires significant dedication and time. For more information about the ensemble, including how to audition, visit impactpercussion.org.

Grade Level: 14 - 22 years old

Class Time: Most weekends between November - April

Instructor: Josh Peterson

Cost: $1,000/2020 season