Music & Drama

The Georgia Home Education Association does not endorse any of the following classes. This is for your information only. Please send additions to be considered to info@ghea.org.

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ValerieMac Studios

presents

Art...anywhere!

 

            Kim McMillan, a veteran homeschooling mom of over 25 years, charter board member of

The Fellowship of Christian Family Educators  and Art Teacher/Curriculum Developer with

Master's Academy of Fine Arts, is taking her show on the road...so to speak :):)

            Offering a variety of art classes from basic drawing and principles of design to Senior Portfolio consultation, Kim will bring her expertise to the location of your choice for the number & age of your students. Private and group lessons provide affordable options for nearly every budget, and custom arrangements can be developed to meet your individual or group needs.

 

Current Classes Offered include:

 

        Drawing- A Way of Seeing                            Elementary-HS levels/6 & 12 Week options/2 hours ea

Developing your observation skills is the key to discovering that truly ANYONE can draw! This class is for any student regardless of skill level or age. You will be drawing accurately by the end of the first class!

            Art Through the Ages                                         Elementary-Middle School levels/6 week / 2 hours ea

A “projects” oriented class, exploring six major periods of history, combining hands-on art projects with art history/appreciation from each...Ancient, Middle Ages/Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern.

            Studio M                                                                  Middle-HS level/6 & 12 Week options / 2 hours ea

Exploring a variety of tools and materials in a number of fun & exciting 2D & 3D projects...possibilities include printmaking, mosaics, collage, assemblage art and more.

            Intermediate Drawing & Painting                                                         HS level/ 12 weeks / 2 hours ea

Understanding the elements and principles of design through projects developed to enhance the skill levels of the serious art student is the object of this course. Various drawing and painting styles and techniques will be considered.

            Senior Portfolio                                                               Juniors or Seniors only/12 weeks / 2 hours ea

Portfolio development and council for the college bound art student, this course will be limited to private  or small groups of up to 3 individuals. Requirements and opportunities from a number of colleges and art schools will be considered.

*All 12 week courses may be used for ½ High School Credit

*All classes require a 6 student minimum and are limited to 20(with some exceptions)

*6 Week classes are $115. with a $30 non-refundable Supply & registration fee

*12 Week classes are $235. with a $50. non-refundable supply & registration fee

*Senior Portfolio is $300.00 with a $25. non-refundable registration fee

Payment options and family discounts are offered and listed on the registration form, which is available on request.

Please call or email us for any further information...

770-466-7959

valeriemac55@gmail.com

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Art Education Resource, LLC

Art Education Resource, LLC is designed to provide quality art education to home schooled students. All art lessons include art production with corresponding art history and art criticism. Classes will focus on:
�      Exposure to media and techniques for elementary students
�      Building a strong foundation for mid-level students
�      Portfolio assistance for upper level students

Classes meet at Smyrna Community Center                                                                                                    
Private tutoring or small groups meet at Smyrna Community Center for 1 or 2 hours  for 6 week sessions.   All materials are provided.
Please look at the web site for more information and for class schedule:
www.arteducationresource.info
--Kristine Amdur
Art Education Resource, LLC
phone: 678-521-2193
email:
artygirl@charter.net
web: arteducationresource.info


Joyful Praise Homeschool Choir

Joyful Praise Choir consist of homeschool students from Coweta and surrounding counties.  The students are divided into two choirs as we have ages ranging from 4-18. Rehearsals are on Wednesday afternoons at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Newnan.  The choir performs two musical productions each year at the local auditorium offering the students experience not only in musical performance, but also in drama, creative movement and dance.  High school students are given greater responsibility being involved in backstage production as they create and build stage sets for the productions. The Joyful Praise Ensemble also participates in a choral festival and music camp each year, which gives them opportunity to perform with other youth choirs from all over the United States.  

For more information, click here or contact Karen Moore at 770-304-1689.

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Exalt

School for the Arts LLC

2260 Hwy 42, McDonough

678-432-2741

 

Purpose:  Exalt School for the Arts exists to provide quality education in the arts in an environment that glorifies God.

 

We are pleased to be offering:  Ballet, Ballet/Tap Combination, Voice Instruction, Drama, Kindermusik, Piano, and instruction for various musical instruments. Please Contact us for further information.

E-mail: exaltschoolforarts@yahoo.com

 

 


 The Youth Festival Singers of Atlanta

Atlanta�s exciting new chorus for ambitious students in grades 9-12 is welcoming new members by audition. The Youth Festival Singers of 40 voices is a mixed chorus of students from public school, private school and home school environments. The chorus specializes in sacred a cappella music and in chamber works performed with professional orchestra. The chorus is led by William Baker, one of the Atlanta area�s leading choral musicians for nearly 30 years.

For more information go to  www.FestivalSingers.org or e-mail Auditions@FestivalSingers.org. Feel free to contact the Music Director, William Baker, directly by calling 913.488.7524.


THE MASTER'S ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

5303 Holly Brooke Lane, Loganville, GA 30052

770-554-8070 Phone              770-554-4405 FAX

Vivian@mafa.net                    www.mafa.net

Vivian Doublestein- Contact person

The Master�s Academy of Fine Arts is a historically based fine arts program geared towards homeschooled students meeting just one day per week. We have metro Atlanta locations in Hampton, Snellville, Dacula, Duluth, Marietta, Woodstock, Dawsonville, Gainesville, Athens, and Covington

For the Covington area - go to www.covington.mafa.net   for Opportunities, Course Descriptions and Registration Forms.


H.O.M.E. 

Homeschoolers Offering Music Education  provides programs in band, jazz band, percussion ensemble, choir, strings, recorder, general music, guitar, and art.   The contact information is: Contact Joni Hyde at hyde1984@bellsouth.net  and website  http://www.homeschoolers-music.com.


COVINGTON SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Covington School for the Performing Arts, located at 8123 Industrial Way, Covington, GA 30014 approximately 35 miles east of Atlanta in Newton County would like to extend an invitation to all home school support groups and families to help facilitate their needs in relation to music education. We are now offering daytime/weekend classes in Band; Audio Engineering/Digital Audio Workstation Use; Guitar; Chorus; Music Theory; Music Appreciation; Music History. We also have evening Ballet, Chorus, Band and Guitar. Private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, saxophone, clarinet, flute, drums are also available at a discounted rate.

Please come and visit our facility. Classes cost just $25/month! Come and study with the best. Mention this listing and get the $10 off our application fee (normally $25!)     Office Hours/Visiting Times are by appoinment (404) 368-3817 or e-mail:    covingtonperformingarts@yahoo.com   or kkellygeorge@henry.k12.ga.us


                                     Michael's Arts & Crafts

I am the education coordinator at Michael's Arts & Crafts in Canton, Georgia.  For the past two years I have run a Home School Art course for elementary and middle school students at our Canton store.  The course consists of 12 weeks, 6 weeks covering the elements of design and the various art disciplines and 6 weeks convering the basics of art history.  The classes meet once a week and last for two hours.  We have a 30-45 minute discussion time and then do projects relating to what we have just discussed.  After the initial 12 week program, the child is encouraged to move on to classes in which they are interested. 

For more information contact Crystal Fann at crystaldfann@msn.com


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North Cobb Christian School Academy of the Arts

The Arts at North Cobb Christian School are a fundamental part of each student's lifelong education. We believe that God has gifted each of his children with the ability to offer back praise to their Father through the Arts and it is our desire to help each child discover, develop, and display that gifting. Worship, in its most honest form, is a daily choice...a willful decision to exhaust our entire being in an effort to hone and develop that with which we have been entrusted by God. Whether on canvas, behind the lens, on the stage, in the risers, behind an instrument, or simply doodling on a lazy Saturday afternoon, we choose to worship Him by using the gifts He gave us. The Arts Program at NCCS exists to train jesters, bards, painters, and troubadours who would desire, above all else, to entertain their King!

Courses offered in THEATRE, VISUAL, VOCAL, and INSTRUMENTAL arts for homeschool students in grades 9-12.
For further information contact Mrs. Beth Wright (bwright@ncchristian.org) for information on admissions or Mr. Matthew Hendrix (mhendrix@ncchristian.org) for further information regarding the Arts at NCCS.


THE STILL POINTE STUDIOS is a ballet school committed to training dancers to reach their greatest potential so that wherever their dance experience may lead them, each student can be used by God, for His glory.

Time spent in our studio is purposeful. Even if a student studies with us for just a few years, the disciplines, perspectives, and opportunities they will encounter will remain with them a lifetime. However, if a student aspires to dance professionally, go on to major in dance at the college level, to teach, choreograph, or dance in ministry, we believe their training should fully prepare them to enter any of these endeavors.

We are guided by a commitment to excellence and a respect for the image of God in every student. Technical development occurs within a context that acknowledges the importance of discipline, determination, courage, patience, kindness, selflessness and regard for others. Accomplishment and joy result.

Detailed information may be found on our website at www.thestillpointestudios.com
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Red Door Playhouse

 Red Door Playhouse,   587 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA 30075,   770-649-9994  www.reddoorplayhouse.com

Adventures in Art: 6 - 12 Years old:  Students will explore many different mediums and have a whole lot of FUN in the process. Everyone will work at their own pace and emulate styles of many different artists including, Picasso, Matisse, Pollock, Frieda Kahlo and others. Students will complete over 10 original projects in painting, collage, cut paper, sculpture, photography and more, leading up to a special Gallery event, at the end of the session.

Playwright's Theater: 7 - 13 Years old:  Students will explore Acting, Voice, and Movement while collaborating on an original script. Students will focus on ensemble building scene work, character building, and will perform their original play for a public audience on the final week of class.

 

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Music by Patti . . . for the finest in music instruction

Patti Bennett, Owner/Instructor

1400 Buford Highway, Suite K-7, Sugar Hill, GA 30518

770-945-1698        musicbypatti@charter.net

check out our Music by Patti Facebook Page

 

+   Private Lessons in Piano and Voice

+   Group Lessons in Piano and Voice

+   Homeschool Choirs/Musical Theatre Productions

+   Preschool Music Classes for Ages 4 and 5

+   Summer Camps in Piano, Voice, Drama and Musical Theatre

+   Classical music is the basic foundation, but many other styles

also taught to develop well-rounded musicians

+   Lessons for all ages from Preschool to Senior Adults

+   Many years experience working with homeschoolers

+   Several Concerts and Rectials each year

+   Participation in Federation Festival, Piano Guild, GMTA Auditions,

Talent Shows, All-State Chorus, Church Choirs,

Church Praise Teams/Bands, etc.

+   Award winning students (see our Facebook Page for many photos and

examples of classes, concerts, recitals, student awards,

student accomplishments)

+   Free trial lesson/interview

+   38 Years Experience

+   Email for more information or to set up a free trial lesson

 

We love homeschoolers and would love to hear from you!


PERIMETER ACADEMY OF THEATRE ARTS

9500 Medlock Bridge Rd. Duluth, Ga. 30097 (intersection of Hwy. 141 and Old Alabama)

Phone: 678-405-2395  

E-mail Address: dramaclasses@perimeter.org

Website: www.academy-of-the-arts.com

Contact person: Janet Kelley

The Perimeter Academy of Theater Arts offers a variety of excellent classes for Grades 1-12.  Our 1-3 Grade Classes are offered one day a week (beginning Sept. 8)  from 12:00-2:00 with a showcase production spring quarter.  We have called

 

            REPERI VOCEM TUAM

        STUDIO.

             �find your voice!    

 

Steve Hester, 770.490.8531, rvtstudio@comcast.net

 

 

Everybody has a voice.  Have you found yours?  Do you have a child who likes to sing?  Have they found their own special God-given voice?  Reperi Vocem Tuam is Latin for Find Your Voice.  And at RVT STUDIO that�s exactly what can happen, and it can be one of the most exciting journeys of one�s life!

 

Think of all the musical instruments you can.  Brass, strings, percussion, woodwinds, even the magnificent pipe organ - - all man-made.  Have you stopped to think that there is only one musical instrument created by the Creator Himself?  The human voice!  That�s right; your voice, or your child�s voice.  Unique.  Individual.  One-of-a-kind.  Designed and crafted by God, just as you are.

 

The human voice is also unique in that learning to use it to its full potential is unlike learning any other musical instrument.  All other instruments can be held, touched, manipulated, and seen.  Not so the voice.  Your voice is inside you.  It�s part of you.  It can�t be taken out and tuned or repaired.  It�s you.  It identifies and defines you.  The voice is very personal � and the instructor must tailor the instruction for each individual!

 

The goal of RVT STUDIO is simple.  To help each student to find his or her unique, God-made voice.  That one-of-a-kind, individual voice that God gave every individual.  RVT STUDIO does not want to help anyone sound like anyone else.  RVT STUDIO does not want to promote or champion one style of music over another.  RVT STUDIO�s only desire is to help each student sound the best he or she can as we discover the voice given by God.

 

I am STEVE HESTER, the instructor at RVT STUDIO, and singing is my passion.  I am equally passionate about helping others on the journey of discovering their own unique voice.

Here�s a bit about me:

            25 year resident of Fayette County

            Graduate of Shorter College, Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance

            Graduate of Mercer University, Master�s of Music, Voice and Conducting

            Additional study at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

            Master Classes with Dr. Oren Brown and Walter Tausig of the NYC Metropolitan Opera

            Study with Margaret Harshaw of the NYC Metropolitan Opera

            Study of Vocal Science with Dr. Thomas Cleveland of the Voice Center at Vanderbilt University

I am married and have three children and two dogs.

 

I would deem it an honor and privilege to take you, or your child/children, on the journey of a lifetime; the journey of finding your unique, singularly special voice.  Contact RVT STUDIO to set up the lessons to make the journey.  The phone number and e-mail address are at the top of this page.

 

 

REPERI VOCEM TUAM

p r i v a t e  v o c a l   i n s t r u c t i o n

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The Young Actors Ensemble

 

�.Offers homeschool courses in the visual arts, ballroom dance and theatrical acting. We are located in Sandy Springs, Georgia and our program is geared to grades 7-12. Our main focus is the person � through great teachers we wind up with greater students.

�.. YAE is both professional and nurturing, and we exclude no one -- yet we are able to create artistically explosive and educationally significant original works which we take to schools throughout the Atlanta area. As an �ensemble� our goal is to create an environment which encourages students to be supportive of each other, responsible for themselves and enterprising in their craft.

�.. Join the classes  -- learn how to salsa and swing from an award-winning  Cuban
                                         dancer.

                                      -- learn painting, drawing and sculpture from a down-to-earth
                                         and absolutely fantastic teen-oriented art instructor.

                                      -- study acting from a professional actress and produced

                                          playwright.

-- we offer other classes when interest arises ( as in

    chorus, playwriting and public speaking)

�.. Be part of the shows  -- we create original shows twice a year which we perform in public venues and take to private and public schools. All of our shows are educationally oriented and provide an incredible growing experience for those involved.

 

For more information check out these websites:

http://youngactorsensemble.org

and http://pieriansprings.org  

contact me directly at Karen@pharsalia.com or 678-467-7552

 

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The Studio
Peace, Love & Art
in Richmond Hill, GA
912-459-1070
www.thestudiorichmondhill.com

We offer Art Supplies & Lessons for pre-schoolers to adults.
We can customize homeschool classes for one student, or for a group of up to 20.
Give us a call or email today!
jessica@thestudiorichmondhill.com

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 _ALL STARS Performing Arts Academy, �Where Your Star Shines Bright
Serving North Gwinnett County: Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Buford, Cumming, and surrounding areas.
Ages 3 to 93 can take lessons in:  Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Folkloric, Belly Dancing, Belly Dancing, and Acting.  We are also the Gwinnett Annex for Your Act Acting Studios, and Body Sculpting by Nancy Wright.  Please visit our website to learn more about us and see our schedule, including special day time hours for home-schooled students.  Or call us at 678-400-0091 to reserve your spot today!

    
Victoria Kesler & Yoli Ortiz, Directors
                 
      678-400-0091
        5700 Cumming Hwy, Ste E
             Sugar Hill, GA 30518
                 mail@AllStarsPerform.com
                    www.AllStarsPerform.com

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                      Atlanta North Performing Arts, Llc. 

We offer area youth string orchestras in East Cobb/Roswell and Johns Creek areas for students with one to four years experience in playing a stringed instrument.  Our website is atlantanorthpa.com and our phone number is 770-242-0111.  I would very much appreciate any direction you can give in this matter.  We have some home schooled students that are participating at this time and we want to get the word out.  Thanks!  Allison Jones, Atlanta North Performing Arts, Llc.

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HIS MASTERS VOICE School of Music (HMV)

 

A Christ-Centered Homeschool Ministry devoted to teaching young people music.

 

  • Dedicated exclusively to serving homeschool families of Henry, Clayton, Butts, Spalding, Rockdale, Dekalb and Newton Counties and the surrounding areas.
  • Classes are held each Monday during the school year.  Students may register any time of the year.
  • Meeting Place:            Stockbridge Assembly of God
  •                                   3910 N. Henry Blvd., Stockbridge, GA
  • Classes offered are:  Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, Concert Band and Jazz Band; Elementary Choruses and Concert Choir; and Music Theory
  • HMV enables student participation in all GMEA events, including All District and All State Bands.

For further information, please visit our web site at:  http://www.hmvmusic.webs.com

 

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Julie's Art

 

770-314-1000

mrsjuliegiven@hotmail.com

 

Does your child have a special interest in art? Do you home school and want a quality art curriculum in  your child’s education? Whether you are looking to hone your little artists skills, and let their talent shine, or simply want them exposed to the arts just for fun, I can provide the art instruction that you are looking for! I LOVE what I do, and I am excited to share all art has to offer! Art can open your eyes and let you see the world in a new way!  I always combine art history into my lessons to let students know WHY they are creating artwork and learning about art. This isn’t simply “arts and crafts” time. It’s a class to better their problem solving skills, self-esteem, understanding of the world around them, express and embrace their individuality, and learn in new ways that only an art class can provide!

About me:

·         I offer private art instruction for students of all ages in my home located in Walton County (right off Hwy 81 between Loganville and Bethlehem)

·         I have a current teaching certificate for the state of Georgia

·         I graduated in 2008 from UGA with a BFA in Art Education and have an Associates Degree in Fine Arts.

·         I am a stay at home mother of two, and next school year I will work part time at Gwinnett Christian Academy as their art teacher and Home Econimics teacher

·         I am very experienced in all types of art media.

What I offer:

·         Group art lessons (Up to 10 students) $15/hour

·         One on One art lessons  $18/hour

·         ALL materials are included!

·         I prefer 2 hour sessions due to brief introduction of project, looking at examples, showing techniques, and allowing time for set up and clean-up. However, if one hour sessions are convenient for you, I can make it work! I don’t mind doing the clean up if the students are using the time to work! J

Classes: 

6 week programs consist of one day a week for 2 hours.  $180

Classes can concentrate on 6 weeks of:

 

·         Oil painting

·         Acrylic painting

·         Oil pastel drawing

·         Charcoal drawing

·         Fabric design (quilting, sewing machine, fabric projects)*this requires a trip to a fabric store so they can choose their own fabrics. Can be done together or on their own time)

 

Or, if you don’t have a specific preference of a medium I can offer:

·         mixed media for upper grades (various projects using various materials)

·         Elementary age mixed media art (such as art you would do in an elementary school)

·         Portfolio creating for a student interested in applying to an art school/college

 

If a student has a special interest in more than one medium, we can work that out too!

 I am available every weekday. Just call me to set up a day and time, and whether you want to set up individual days, or pre-pay for a 6 week session! I can set up an entire 9 week curriculum for home school groups consisting of various art projects, an even a trip to an art museum where we can discuss and view artwork.

I am VERY flexible to your needs!

 

Upon request, I can provide pictures of previous student work

Call me for further details!

Julie Given

770-314-1000

mrsjuliegiven@hotmail.com

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CREATIVEHEARTS Arts, Drama and Music, Decatur, GA  www.creativeheartschbc.org  

CreativeHearts is an academy that seeks to provide for students a unique way of learning by celebrating the creative life.

CreativeHearts provides classes in areas of the fine arts and academics, as well as classes for parents and adults interested in continued education. 

CreativeHearts offers a comprehensive fine arts experience for families through Arts Expressions for the Young Child, Arts Encounters for older children, and Arts Enrichment class offerings for adults interested in continuing and expanding their artistic endeavors. 

All classes meet on Mondays at the facilities of Clairmont Hills Baptist Church .

 

MasterPiece Performing Arts Company (MPPAC),

We bring the Arts to you!  Specializing in mobile, performing arts services (i.e. drama / music classes, private vocal lessons, uplifting theatrical shows, music curriculum programs and coaching resources) that blend faith-based values with the Arts to equip children, teen, adults, organizations and ministries toward artistic excellence in all forms of media and in life!

Jeneen Hammond, Founder / Artistic Director has worked as a professional actress, writer, director in commercials, educational / training videos and industry films for over 20 years.  She is a drama and vocal coach, who writes inspirational productions and produces music programs currently implemented at Sugar Hill Christian Academy (Day School) and with NGHE (North GA Homeschool Enrichment). Jeneen also directs productions seen at Free Chapel in Gainesville, GA, which includes “AD33, Imagine Christmas and The Promise..”

“In our culture today, MPPAC provides a positive outlet of expression in the Arts that enriches, inspires and empowers the performing artist and audience toward their God-given potential and purpose in life.” 
Jeneen Hammond,  
Artistic Director / Founder

MasterPiece Performing Arts Company (MPPAC)
PO Box 2273
Buford, Ga 30515
678.765.2865
Website:  www.mppac.net/

"Mastering Performance Potential for the Arts and Communities"







 

The Association will serve and assist any home schooling family or support group in Georgia, however, GHEA is a Christian organization and the counsel and direction of the organization will be Christian.


GHEA • 258 Sandy Lake Cir. • Fayetteville, GA 30214
Telephone: (770) 461-3657 • Fax: (501) 638-5264
E-mail: info@ghea.org