Assignments are by age and previous training. Group Classes are offered contingent upon adequate numbers of students registered and are based on a 32-week season, one hour weekly.
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Fundamentals of Music: Ages 9-18
Essential to music instruction, Fundamentals of Music offers theory and ear training at all levels. Students receive a comprehensive education in the fundamentals that includes notation, scales, intervals, triads, musical terminology, transposition, harmony and counterpoint which assists them in all of their musical studies.
Tuition: $210 for students enrolled in Individual Instruction or additional classes
Tuition: $465 if it is the only class registered
Composition: Ages 12-18
Students learn to compose original music focusing on three areas: melodic development, accompaniment, and instrumentation and arrangement.
Introduction to Singing: Ages 12-13
Introduction to voice study as a preparation for individual study. Breath control, note reading, diction, performance practice and musicianship included.
Percussion Ensemble (Drums): Ages 10-18
Rehearse techniques including rhythm, hand/foot coordination, stick control, pitch recognition and improvisation. Percussion Ensemble provides an opportunity for percussionists to play and learn the array of instruments percussion study can offer.
Rock Band: Ages 12-18
For students who play drums, electric guitar, bass,
keyboard, and for vocalists and song writers.
Students form bands, record original works, play a
live performance and learn all aspects of producing
and playing jazz, blues, and rock music with a
group. Faculty members are professional teacher-artists.
Settlement's Dance Program provides study in Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz and Modern Dance. Offering boys and girls the opportunity for physical and artistic expression, and pre-professional training, the program emphasizes proper body alignment, healthy physical development and the integration of music and dance. As students progress through the program, they will follow a carefully developed, sequential course of study that includes performance opportunities. All classes are arranged according to level and age.
Tuition: $475 for a one-hour class
Tuition: $712 for a one-and-a-half hour class
Classical Ballet: Ages 4-18
Complete program of classical ballet technique and style. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes offered.
Modern & Jazz Dance: Ages 9-18
Expressive movement, improvisation and physical coordination. Classes arranged according to level and age.