Programs

Suzuki Violin

Learn the violin thru the proven, world-famous method pioneered by Suzuki. Students will be tutored by a violin-master who will train the participants thru small group and individual modeling. Strict limit of 8 students.
Rental violin information provided at first class session.

Pam Gates Fee: $95
5 Saturdays
10:00-10:50 a.m. Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church.

Group Cello

A balanced apporach to learning the basics of beginning cello through various methods, ubckydubg; Suzuki, Basic technique, Music interpretation, history and more! Performance opportunities at the end of the class. Strict limit of 8 students.
Rental information provided at first class session.

Jonathan Lusher Fee: $95
5 Saturdays
10:00-10:50 a.m. Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church.

Children's Choir

Children's between 4-12 years old will be singing together as Choir to learn the fundamentals of music such as Solfeggio, ear training, proper vocal techniques, correct breath techniques and discipline. The children will have an opportunity to perform publicly and gain a wonderful sense of pride, satisfaction and high self-esteem.

Marisa Rawlins Bradfield Fee: $50
4 Saturdays 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Age group: 4 yrs and up Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church

Suzuki Harp

Suzuki harp is a method of teaching music in the same manner as languages are taught (their "mother tongue"), by listening and through imitation. Initially all music is learned through memorization. Note reading is taught when the technique is established. Parent participation required. Rental information provided at first class session.

Sunny Ahn Fee: $200 
8 Tuesdays Age group: 4 yrs and up.
5:00-5:50 p.m. Class held Trinity Central Lutheran Church. Los Angeles

Musical Theater Dance

Children get to explore their bodies through a well rounded class that integrates the basics of dance and rhythm, and acting in an energetic environment. Teacher Sarah is an award winning choreographer and has performed principal roles in musicals such as Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, and Bye Bye Birdie.

Sarah Parnicky Fee: $40
4 Saturdays Age group: 4 yrs and up.
10:15-11:05 a.m. Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church.

Fun Improv Acting

This class is designed for students to have fun learning interactive communication and self-expression.
Students will learn how to feel comfortable being themselves. Thus helping them to gain self-confidence and reduce fear in public. Teacher Peter has been a teacher for over 20 years. And He is Producer/Director of his own Cable TV Comedy Show for over 7 years and has his own Improv group at the Comedy Store and taught Improv for 12 years at many colleges including Performing Arts Studio West for under privileged and handicapped students.

Peter Chen Fee: $75
6 Saturdays Age group: 7yrs and up.
10:00-10:55 a.m. Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church.

Magic is Fun

Learn showmanship, simple magic techniques and routines that will mystify, entertain and amaze your family and friends Teacher Peter has been a teacher for over 20 years. And He is Producer/Director of his own Cable TV Comedy Show for over 7 years and has his own Improv group at the Comedy Store and taught Improv for 12 years at many colleges including Performing Arts Studio West for under privileged and handicapped students.

Peter Chen Fee: $75
6 Saturdays Age group: 6 yrs and up.
1:00-1:55 p.m. Class held L.A.C.C

Suzuki Guitar

A class designed to immerse your child in the language of music and the fundamentals of playing classical guitar. Through a fun and inviting approach, music skills involve learning to understand rhythms, pitch through singing, and musical expression. Also, your child will learn the basics of classical guitar through the famous Suzuki approach. Stage presence, correct posture and technique will be emphasized. Rental information provided at first class session.

Patrick Anderson Fee: $75
4 Saturdays Age group: 4 yrs and up.
11:00-11:55 a.m. Class held Wilshire United Methodist Church.

MUSIC TOGETHER

A researched-based, developmentally appropriate music and movement program for children ages birth to five years. Nationally acclaimed children's music and movement program, on children's musical development into an informal, non-competitive learning environment, & easy for caregivers regardless of musical ability!
Songs, rhythmic chants, movement and instrument play, world music and classics! (Includes Song Book, 2 CDs, Parent Guide- first time family)

Hope Institute Music Staff 10 weeks Fee: $210 New family, $200 Returning family