Studio Descriptions

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MONDAYS

LE Art After Hours with Ms. Linsay
Grades: 1-3
Times: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $175
Dates: 9/9 - 12/9

We will paint and draw a lot. We will create and collage also. We will hand build with clay. And then we will display our Art for a gallery event. It will be fun!! And a bit messy. 


P
iano I Studio
Grades: 1-5
Times: 3:10 - 3:40 PM Piano I Studio
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/9/19 - 4/27/20 (full year)

Piano I Studio is available for students with no previous experience, or for students who enrolled late in piano studios from the previous year. This class is designed to expose students to the early concepts of playing the piano. The students will learn about proper posture, correct hand positions, early music theory such as reading music for both hands and simple rhythm identification. A Spring Recital will be held at the end of the year as an opportunity for all students to perform in front of their friends and family.  

Materials Needed:  Piano Adventures Primer Level (Lesson Book) by Faber and Faber


Piano II Studio
Grades: 2-6
Times: 3:45 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/9/19 - 4/27/20 (full year)

Piano II Studio is available to students that have successfully completed one full year in MSR’s piano studio program or who have had at least one year of private instruction.  This class is building on the concepts learned in the first year. The students will continue to expand their knowledge of music theory, rhythmic study and the learning of new and challenging music. A Spring Recital will be held at the end of the year as an opportunity for all students to perform in front of their friends and family.

Materials Needed:
Piano Adventures Primer Level (Lesson Book) by Faber and Faber
Piano Adventures Level 1 (Lesson Book) by Faber and Faber


Piano III  Studio
Grades: 2-6
Times: 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/9/19 - 4/27/20 (full year)

We will continue moving forward with skills learned in Beginning Piano 1 and 2. In addition, we will begin changing hand positions, learning three-note chords, extending scale and arpeggio work to two-octaves and learning more complex rhythms. The students will begin writing basic songs that they can play themselves. With these skills, students will be able to adapt the challenges found in the standard piano repertoire. A Spring Recital will be held at the end of the year as an opportunity for all students to perform in front of their friends and family.

Materials Needed:
Piano Adventures Primer Level (Lesson Book) by Faber and Faber


TUESDAYS

Soccer Shots
Grades: CH EXT Day and LE
Times: 3:15 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $160 per session

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with a soccer program called Soccer Shots.  This is the premier soccer program that introduces the sport of soccer in a planned, fun, and developmentally appropriate way.  For more information visit their website: soccershots.org/rdu.

Session 1: 9/10/19-11/26/19
Session 2: 1/7/20-2/18/20
Session 3: 3/10/20-5/26/20


UE Chorus
Grades: CH EXT Day and LE
Times: 7:45 - 8:30 AM
Dates: 9/10/19 - 4/28/20 (full year)

UE Chorus is available to any UE students who are interested in joining a performing group at MSR. Chorus is more challenging than UE General Music and offers more performance opportunities to students who enjoy singing as an ensemble. Chorus will meet in the Great Room and perform several times throughout the year.



WEDNESDAYS

Amazing Athletes 
Grades: CH EXT Day and LE
Times: 3:30 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $160 per session

Come join Caroline Jerger from Amazing Athlete’s program as we launch their exciting new program. The Warrior program is designed to keep older children active and engaged through a game based sports program that builds athletic skill and teaches teamwork.

Session 1: 9/11-11/6
Session 2: 1/15-4/25


*NEW* Basketball Skills Training
Grades: CH EXT Day and LE
Times: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $175
Dates: 10/30 - 12/4 (No class on 11/27 for Thanksgiving)

Players will play fun games and perform drills that will improve their ball handling, shooting accuracy, rebounding, passing and team play. Our goals for this class are for players to: (1) enjoy learning basketball, (2) develop self-pride and confidence by experiencing how consistent practice and hard work leads to skill development, and (3) work as a team. 511 Basketball Coaches: Nicole Stevenson started for UNC Chapel Hill, winning 3 ACC Championships and appearing in the NCAA Tournament 3 times. She played professionally in Portugal, where she was selected to the All-Star team. Her husband, Moon Tae Jong (Jarod Stevenson) played in the Korean Basketball League (KBL) and has been playing professionally for more than 20 years. Learn more about 511 Basketball on their website.


Chess 
Grades: CH EXT Day and LE
Times: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $170 per session

Sign up for the competitive chess team! Students will learn chess fundamentals and strategies that enhance learning skills and cognitive thinking. We will build confidence and compete against other local schools. Novice players and experienced players are encouraged to sign up as we will have two class sections. Spaces are limited.

Session 1: 9/11-11/13
Session 2:  1/15-3/18


LE/UE Theatre Club 
Grades: 1-6
Times: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/11/19 - 4/29/20 (full year)

Theatre Club is a great way to use your imagination and learn more about the way plays are produced. From stage makeup to acting to painting scenery, there is something for everyone in theatre! We will perform a fall play and a spring musical. Join us for friendship and fun!


Orchestra
Grades: 5-6
Times: 11:15 AM - Noon (students will arrive earlier and lunch with Denise)
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/11/19 - 4/29/20 (full year)

Orchestra is available to any current 5th or 6th grade students who are interested in joining an  orchestral instrumental performing group at MSR.


UE Art After Hours with Ms. Linsay
Grades: 4-6
Times: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $175
Dates: 9/11 - 12/11

We will paint and draw a lot. We will create and collage and print on things. We will hand build with clay and explore other 3D media. We will display our art for a media event.


Violin I Studio 
Times: 3:10 - 3:40 PM 
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/11/19 - 4/29/20 (full year)

The violin is a pitch based instrument which lends itself well to playing in groups of varying different sizes. In the Violin 1 class, students will begin to read music,  learn how to hold the violin and bow and how to care for the instrument, learn basic fingering positions, develop early pitch recognition, learn to play one-octave scales and arpeggios and develop early rhythm skills. A Spring Recital will be held at the end of the year as an opportunity for all students to perform in front of their friends and family.

Materials Needed:
Easy Solos for Beginning Violin by Craig Duncan


Violin III
Times: 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/11/19 - 4/29/20 (full year)

We will continue moving forward with skills learned in Violin 1 and 2. In addition, students will begin to shift up and down the fingerboard, learn to play three-octave scales and arpeggios, learn more advanced finger techniques such as vibrato and continue developing their ear training and sense of rhythm. With these skills, students will be able to adapt to the challenges found in the standard violin repertoire. A Spring Recital will be held at the end of the year as an opportunity for all students to perform in front of their friends and family.

Materials Needed:
Easy Solos for Beginning Violin by Craig Duncan


THURSDAYS

Elementary Band
Grades: 5-6
Times: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Cost: $350 for two semesters
Dates: 9/12/19 - 4/30/20 (full year)

Elementary Band is available to any current 5th or 6th grade students who are interested in joining an instrumental performing group at MSR. Band gives students the chance to learn a wind or brass instrument: Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium or Saxophone. Band will meet in the Music Room and will perform several times throughout the year.