Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy

Music & Ensembles

                       The SCAA Music Program is designed with classes such as Group Piano, and educational/performance-based Choir Ensembles and String Orchestra

For all questions pertaining to classes, call 540-665-4602 or email scaa@su.edu

Fall 2022 holidays/closures
TBA

Spring 2023 holidays/closures
TBA

 

Group Piano I

Age: 6 to 10 years

Group Piano teaches the keyboard fundamentals of rhythm, note reading, and theory in a friendly setting. Access to a keyboard or piano is required. Class begins September 9, 2022 for 14 wks.

Tuition: $245
Class Offered:
F 5:15-6:00 p.m. | Maria Anderson, instructor | 305 | AMEN 100-03


Group Piano II

(Continuation of the Spring ’22 Group Piano I)

Age: 7 to 12 years

Group Piano II builds on the basics learned in Group Piano I and moves on to reading from a staff. It continues the use of games and student interaction to enhance learning in a friendly setting. Access to a keyboard or piano is required. Class begins September xx, 2022 for 14 wks.

Tuition: $245
Class Offered:
F 4:30-5:15 p.m. | Maria Anderson, instructor | 305 | AMEN 101-01


Group Piano III

(Continuation of the Spring ’22 Group Piano II)

Age: 9 and up

Group Piano III continues to help the students expand their musical abilities by teaching them to play in new positions with more artistic interpretation. Access to a keyboard or piano at home is required. Class begins September 7, 2022 for 14 weeks.

Tuition: $245
Class Offered:
W 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Maria Anderson, instructor | 305 | AMEN 102-01


The Crescendo Chorus

Age: 5 to 8 years

For more information call 304-874-4345

The Crescendo Chorus is for children who love to sing. The chorus will nurture musical learning, vocal development, and friendships in a comfortable, positive setting, building confidence in each one’s singing and performing. Each class will be an hour filled with songs, musical games, playing small instruments, musical learning, crafts, and preparing for performances. The chorus will present two concerts during the academic year. New students can enroll during the year if space is available and tuition will be prorated. Class begins September 8, ending in mid-May, 2023.

Tuition: $448
Class Offered:
TH 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Patty Austin, instructor | RM 100 | AMEN 800-01


Blue Ridge Choristers

Age: Approximately 9 to 12 years

By audition: Call 304-874-4345

Blue Ridge Choristers is for children interested in sharing music with others in a focused but fun setting. Singers nurture their individual voices as they grow as a choir. With a varied repertoire, students will experience performance artistry, vocal technique, and musical learning. The choristers will present two concerts during the academic year. New students can enroll during the year if space is available and tuition will be prorated. Class begins September 13, ending in mid-May, 2023.

Tuition: $552
Class Offered:
TU 4:30-6:00 p.m. | Patty Austin, instructor | RM 100 | AMEN-801-01


Top of Virginia Youth Chorale

Age: Approximately 13 to 18 years

By audition: Call 304-874-4345

The Top of Virginia Youth Chorale is for highly motivated singers desiring a challenging and artistically fulfilling choral experience. Vocal performance is nurtured both individually and as a choir, while singing a variety of choral literature. Performances are typically planned throughout the year. New students can enroll during the year if space is available and tuition will be prorated. Rehearsals begin September 13, ending in mid-May 2023.

Tuition: $624
Class Offered:
TU 6:30-8:15 p.m.| Patty Austin, instructor | RM 100 | AMEN-802-02


Shenandoah Valley Chamber Orchestra

Ongoing enrollment by audition (email scaa@su.edu for audition information)

Age: 8 to 17 years

The Shenandoah Valley Chamber Orchestra is a multifaceted instructional and performance program for string players. The purpose of the SVCO is to immerse students into the professional orchestra experience to include collaboration with guest artists by presenting two concerts during the academic year. The SVCO requires a commitment of time and effort beyond private string study on the part of the student.

Auditions are needed for placement of students in the ensemble. This year you are given the option to audition in person or via video recording. In person auditions will take place at SCAA on Friday September 9, 2022 from 4:30pm until 6:30pm. Rehearsals begin Monday, September 19, 2022.

Tuition: $520
Class Offered:
SVCO (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced)
M 5:30-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Alán Saucedo, Ms. Cynthia Saucedo, Artistic Directors | RM 100 | AMEN 700-01


Classes Begin Wednesday, September 7, 2022

(Unless otherwise noted)

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