East Cooper Arts Academy

The Lowcountry Homeschool Choir and Musical Theater

The Lowcountry Homeschool Choir and Musical Theater provide an opportunity for homeschooled children, grades 2-6, and youth, grades 7-12, to use their voices to glorify God in an ensemble. Musical Theater will be offered to all members of The Lowcountry Homeschool Choir. No previous experience with singing or reading music is required. Classes meet on Friday mornings between 9:30-12:30 in the ECBC choir room. Classes begin on January 20, 2023. 

  • Children Choir (grades 2-6) - Friday, 9:30-10:25am
  • Homeschool Musical Theater - Friday, 10:30-11:25am
  • Youth Choir (grades 7-12) - Fridays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Spring Choir Performance date is April 21, 2023.
  • Musical Theater Performance is in May of 2023.
  • Choir tuition will be $130 (this includes registration, tuition, and materials fee) for the semester: 12 classes
  • Sibling Discount of 25% off would be $75
  • Musical Theater tuition will be $100 for all participating students (must be a part of the choir class, as well)
  • The first class will be on January 20, in the ECBC Choir Room

Worship Wednesday Musical

Worship Wednesday Musical is offered for students grades 1-5. It takes place on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00pm and is taught by Mrs. Kelsey Nelson. 

  • Tuition will be $150 (this includes registration, tuition, and materials fees) for the semester: 10 classes
  • The first class will be on Wednesday, January 18, in the PCA Choir Room
  • Performance date is March 29, 2023.

Homeschool Band

Band is an opportunity for homeschooled students in grades 5-12 to play their instruments in an ensemble. Mr. Mike Doll directs the band which is composed of traditional concert band instruments: flute, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, and percussion. No previous experience playing an instrument or reading music is required. Classes will meet on Mondays and Tuesdays in the PCA band room. Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Private lessons are encouraged and Mr. Doll can provide names of area professionals that teach privately. 

  • Intermediate Band: 1 year of experience – Tuesday, 2:45-3:40pm
  • Advanced Band: 2-3 years of experience – Tuesday, 3:45-4:40pm
  • Advanced Band: 4+ years of experience – Tuesday, 1:45-2:40pm
  • The first class will be on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 in the PCA Band Room
  • Performance Date is April 18, 2023.
  • Tuition will be $140 (this includes registration, tuition, and materials fees) for the semester: 12 classes
  • Sibling Discount of 25% off of tuition would be $75
  • Materials fee will cover a subscription fo a music practice software called SmartMusic. It is a yearly subscription. Software can run on any internet based device.

Kindermusik

Kindermusik is offered for our youngest students: ages birth-7 years old. Classes are taught by Susan Doll. Kindermusik offers families a weekly musical education class that prepares children for school readiness skills and future instrument study.

Our Time encourages toddlers to uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control, and communications skills. Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming, and object identification foster language skills, while creative movement to various musical “moods” develops a sense of balance, timing, and spatial awareness. Listening and turn-taking encourage blossoming social skills.

  • Age Range: 1 1/2 to 3 years 
  • Class Structure: 12 classes in a semester, non-sequential
  • Class Length: 45-minute class each week 
  • Class Size: A minimum of 4 students
  • Cost: $175* (Cost includes materials)
  • Times: Tuesdays at 9:15-10:00am in the Multi Purpose Room beginning January 17, 2023

*Sibling discount $140  

Kindermusik Imagine That! is a drop-off class that offers the best of everything in music & movement! In each class, we take your child on an exciting musical journey by integrating storytelling with creative dance and movement, singing and vocal play, instrument exploration, drum, and xylophone play, as well as fingering and exploring the keyboard. Our Imagine That! class is the perfect place for your active, energetic, enthusiastic preschooler and will nurture their blossoming social skills and self-confidence.

  • Age Range: 3 to 5 years 
  • Class Structure: 12 classes in a semester, non-sequential 
  • Class Length: 45-minute class each week 
  • Class Size: A minimum of 4 students
  • Cost: $175* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Tuesdays at 10:15-11:00am in the Multi Purpose Room beginning January 17, 2023.

*Sibling discount $140

Young Child 3 is the perfect place for your budding musician to develop a strong musical foundation by learning the concepts, language, notation, and vocabulary of music, as well as the history and works of its greatest composers. Your child will explore rhythm and musical symbols, engage in activities that focus on singing and vocal development, and practice playing instruments like the glockenspiel, dulcimer, and recorder. 

  • Age Range: 5-7 years 
  • Class Structure: 14 classes in a semester 
  • Class Length: 60-minute class each week 
  • Class Size: A minimum of 4 students
  • Cost: $175* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Fridays at 11:30am-12:30pm in the PCA Band room beginning January 20, 2023

*Sibling discount $140

Ballet

The East Cooper Arts Academy offers quality ballet instruction in a Christian environment. Classes are taught by Mrs. Stephany Walker. All classes begin on January 19 or 20, 2023 in the PCA band room. 

  • Leotard (any color)
  • Tights
  • Ballet shoes
  • Hair pulled back either ponytail or bun
  • 2.5-3.5 years old, Fridays 3:15-4:00pm
  • 4-6 years old, Thursdays 3:15-4:00pm
  • 7-11 years old, Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm
  • 12+ years old, Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm
  • Performance date is April 20, 2023.
  • Tuition $140 (this includes registration, tuition, and material fees) for the semester: 12 classes
  • Sibling discount of 25% off would be $75.00
  • Costume Fee for Performance will be $25
  • First class starts on Thursday, January 19, 2023 and Friday, January 20, 2023

Private Lessons

One-on-one instruction with an area Christian professional on the instrument of your choice (i.e. piano, voice, trumpet, etc.) Please fill out an interest form so we can contact you to set up lessons and payment. 

  • $25 per lesson or $300 per semester
  • Lesson times will be set up with the instructor