Kids: Making Music & Theater
Community School of the Arts
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 2701 Old Greenwood Road, Fort Smith. 479-434-2020 csafortsmith.org
Who: Ages birth to 4 What: These classes serve as a introduction to rhythm and music, with age-appropriate activities for each group. Caregiver must attend with child. $90.
My Musical World, birth to 15 months: 10-10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday
Family Music, 16 months to 3 years: 10:45-11:25 a.m. Monday, Wednesday
Cycle of Seasons, 3- and 4-year-olds: 11-11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday
Who: Ages 3 and up
What: Private music lessons available in piano, wind, brass, percussion and string instruments, as well as voice lessons, conducting, music theory and more. Fees vary by length of session. Lesson times are schedule at student’s convenience. When: Through Aug. 5, with a two-week option available through Aug. 19.
Musical Theater Camp
Who: Grades 3-8 What: Students will sing, dance and act while they explore some of their favorite Broadway shows. No experience required. Tuition is $250 and includes a T-shirt. The week ends with a performance at the King Opera House.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17-21
Music Camps University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, 479-788-7547 uafs.edu
Who: Wind, symphonic and percussion musicians entering grades 7-12
What: Dr. Alexandra Zacharella of UAFS will direct an exciting one-week camp where students are immersed in the art of music-making. Students must provide their own instrument (excluding percussion). Cost is $210 (includes lunch) for commuters and $410 for residents (includes meals and housing). Camp T-shirt is included. The final concert will be 6 p.m. June 16. 479-788- 7972
When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, June 12-16
Jazz Band Camp
Who: All musicians entering grades 9-12 What: Students will spend a week in jazz orchestra rehearsals, playing in jazz improv sessions and taking classes in music theory, songwriting and more. Students must provide their own instruments (excluding piano and drums). $210, (includes lunch) for commuters and $410 for residents (includes meals and housing). T-shirt is included. Final concert will be 6 p.m. June 30.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26-30
This information appears in the June 2017 issue of Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine.