East Cooper Arts Academy

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 August 26 and 27, 2021, 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 3:15-4:00p
  • 4-6 years old, Thursdays 3:15-4:00p
  • 7-11 years old, Thursdays 4:15-5:00p
  • 12+ years old, Thursdays 5:15-6p
  • Performance date is Thursday, November 21 at East Cooper
  • Tuition is $100 for the twelve class semester
  • Sibling discount of 25% off would be $75.00
  • Costume Fee for Performance will be $25
  • Meets on Thursdays and Fridays

Choir

Homeschool Choir is an opportunity for homeschooled children, grades 2-6, and youth, grades 7-12, to use their voices to glorify God in an ensemble. No previous experience with singing or reading music is required. Classes meet on Friday mornings between 10:00a-12:00p in the PCA choir room. Classes begin on August 27, 2021. We will not be offering a musical theater component this Fall. 

  • Children Choir (grades 2-6) - Friday, 10:00-10:55a
  • Youth Choir (grades 7-12) - Fridays, 11:00a-12:00p
  • Performance date is November 21 at East Cooper
  • Tuition will be $100 for the semester (12 classes).
  • Sibling Discount of 25% off would be $75
  • The first class will be on August 27, 2021, in the PCA Choir Room.

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 August 24, 2021. Private lessons are encouraged and Mr. Doll can provide names of area professionals that teach privately.

  • Beginner Band: 0 years of experience – Tuesday, 12:30-1:10p
  • Intermediate Band: 1 year of experience – Tuesday, 1:15-1:55p
  • Advanced Intermediate Band: 2-3 years of experience – Tuesday, 2:00-2:40p
  • Advanced Band: 3 or more years of experience – Tuesday, 2:45-3:30p
  • Homeschool Band – Tuesday, 12:30-3:30p
  • Tuition will be $100 for the semester: 12 classes
  • Sibling Discount of 25% off would be $75
  • Students have the option to use a music software called SmartMusic to practice with. It is a yearly subscription. Software can run on Mac, PC, and iPad. If using an iPad, a microphone is not necessary.
  • Returning families will not need to purchase another microphone but will need to renew their subscription to SmartMusic.

Kindermusik

Kindermusik is offered for our youngest students: ages newborn - age 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.

Make baby’s first-class musical! Our Village class offers a sensory-rich yet caring and gentle environment where infants can explore and react to new sounds, sensations, and objects. Shared activities for babies and their caregivers provide the opportunity to strengthen your connection with your child through joyful music-making experiences.

  • Age Range: Birth - 18 months
  • Class Structure: 12 classes in a semester, non-sequential
  • Class Length: 45-minute class each week 
  • Class Size: A minimum of 4 students
  • Cost: $165* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Fridays at 12:15p in the PCA Band room beginning August 27, 2021.

*Sibling discount $140

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: $165* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Fridays at 11:15a in the PCA Band room beginning August 27, 2021

*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: $165* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Fridays at 10:15a in the PCA Band room beginning August 27, 2021

*Sibling discount $140

Young Child 1 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: $165* (Cost includes materials)
  • Time: Fridays at 9:00a in the PCA Band room beginning August 27, 2021

*Sibling discount $140