Classes for 8-12 Year Olds

Explore dance, theater, music, and visual art!

From drumming to piano, drawing to fiddle, young voices to musical theater, guitar to comics, modern dance to tap, ballet to jazz, Old Town is the place to discover your creative you.

Beginning Comics

Beginner

Wednesday with Corinne Mucha

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Building characters and spinning stories while developing an individual drawing style! Perfect for 6 - 9 year olds.

Beginning Drawing

Beginner

Saturday with Sara Noori

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Learning techniques for realistic drawing while playing with new art materials for 8 - 12 year olds!

Comic Book Projects

Advanced

Thursday with Corinne Mucha

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $256 ($236 members)

Using comics to create cool books and story projects! Perfect for 9 - 12 year olds.

Family Art Workshop: Black History Month with Sara Noori and Johanna Tesfaye

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Staff

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($20 members)

Story, dialogue, creativity, dreams, art, and great imaginings

Kids' Banjo

Beginner

We love Kids Banjo at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Please register for private lessons with one of our fantastic teachers and email: eflynn@oldtownschool.org with your interest in group classes.

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($172 members)

Exploring the Arts - Summer Camp Edition

Open to AllNew!

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday with Staff

360 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $500 ($500 members)

Tap for Boys 1 & 2

Beginner

Tuesday with Reggio McLaughlin

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $320 ($300 members)

Boys make music with their feet in this high-energy tap class!

Tap & Ballet 1: ages 5 to 8

Beginner

Sunday with Kathleen Myers

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

An introduction to both tap & ballet technique for young dancers.

Ballet 1B: ages 7 to 12

Beginner

Monday with Nichola Goss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Ballet 2

Intermediate

Saturday or Sunday with Allison Grabarczyk or Maria Blanco

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Continue exploring ballet fundamentals including terminology, basic steps, barre work, and floor routines!

Ballet 2 & 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Nichola Goss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Explore sophisticated rhythm and movement while focusing on technique and musicality!

Ballet 4 & 5

Advanced

The next session of Ballet 2 - 3 begins the week of January 6th. Registration opens on November 11th. Come dance with us!

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $408 ($388 members)

Youth West African Dance

Beginner

Thursday with Idy Ciss

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Tap for Boys 3

Beginner

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $320 ($300 members)

Youth Street Dance/Hip-Hop: ages 7 to 12

Open to All

Wednesday or Thursday with Monternez Rezell or Maria Blanco

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Tap 1B: ages 7 to 12

Beginner

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Monica Thomas with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Youth Music Theater Dance

Open to All

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Monica Thomas with your contact information.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Jazz Dance 1B: ages 7 to 12

Beginner

Monday or Tuesday with India Smith or Ariel Dorsey

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Jazz Dance 1 & 2

BeginnerNew!

Saturday with Julianne Rice

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Jazz Dance 2

Intermediate

The next session of Ballet 2 - 3 begins the week of January 6th. Registration opens on November 11th. Come dance with us!

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Jazz Dance 3

Advanced

Thursday with Allison Grabarczyk

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Develop sophisticated jazz techniques and perform choreography in this high-energy class!

Jazz Dance 4 & 5

AdvancedNew!

Monday with Allison Grabarczyk

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $376 ($356 members)

Be In A Band: 7 - 12 years

Open to AllNew!

Tuesday with Mary Peterson or Nick Davio

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($196 members)

This band is for you!

Youth String Band

Advanced

The next session will be a 16 week session beginning the week of January 7th. Registration opens for current students on Monday, November 12th and new and returning students on November 19th.
In the meantime, join us at the FREE Saturday OPEN Jam any Saturday at noon at 909 Armitage. It's for all levels and ages and an important way we collaborate in learning. Bring your instrument or borrow one of ours.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $432 ($412 members)

Kids Fiddle: Book Two

Intermediate

Wednesday with Billy Oh or Kristen Seto

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $432 ($412 members)

Guitar 1 - Kids

Beginner

Monday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with TBA, Camilo Rincon or James Abud

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($364 members)

Guitar 2 - Kids

Intermediate

Saturday or Sunday with Camilo Rincon, Pedro Garcia or James Abud

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($364 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Guitar 3 - Kids

Advanced

Monday or Saturday with Pedro Garcia or Sam Cantor

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($364 members)

Now 55 minutes of teaching and learning!

Guitar Together - Parent/Child Guitar Class

Beginner

Friday with Jessica Martino

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($172 members)

Kids Ensemble

Intermediate

The next session will be an 8 week session beginning the week of January 7th. Registration opens for current students on Monday, November 12th and new and returning students on November 19th.
In the meantime, join us at the FREE Saturday OPEN Jam any Saturday at noon at 909 Armitage. It's for all levels and ages and an important way we collaborate in learning. Bring your instrument or borrow one of ours.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $432 ($403 members)

Advanced Kids Ensemble

Advanced

Saturday with Sam Cantor or Katie Klocke

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $432 ($412 members)

For experienced players ready for a band experience!

Big Drummers: 5 - 7 years

Beginner

Saturday with Lenny Marsh

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Sticks, skins, and more!

Youth Drumming: 8-12 years

Beginner

Sunday with Carlos Cornier

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Kids Piano: 6 - 8 years

BeginnerNew!

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Maryanne Johnson, Tisa Batchelder, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Zosia Holden, Nathan Bojko, Cassie Fox, Gabriella Hirsch, Sam Cantor, Eck Sierra or Meghan Stagl

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $560 ($540 members)

Youth Piano Lab - 1: 8 - 12 years

Beginner

Thursday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid or Eck Sierra

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $192 ($152 members)

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 2: 8- 12 years

Beginner

Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday with Farah Farid or Eck Sierra

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($364 members)

in The Piano Lab

Youth Piano Lab - 3: 8 - 12 years

Intermediate

Saturday with Eck Sierra

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($364 members)

Youth Piano Lab - 1 & 2: 8 - 12 years

Beginner

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $384 ($340 members)

Ballet

BeginnerNew!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($140 members)

Sound Effects: An Exploration

Open to AllNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $212 ($192 members)

Young Voices: 10, 11 & 12 years

Open to All

The next session will be an 8 week session beginning the week of April 29th. Registration opens on March 18th!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Young Voices: 6, 7 & 8 years

Open to All

Tuesday or Wednesday with Lindsay Weinberg

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

If you want to sing out, sing out!

Young Voices: 8, 9 & 10 years

Open to All

Wednesday with Lindsay Weinberg

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

If you want to sing out, sing out!