Conservatory Youth and Children’s Choruses
Students can expect to improve their vocal and reading skills as they expand their knowledge of musical styles and music history. Youth Chorus is offered for upper grades and advanced students. Children’s Chorus is offered to beginning through advanced students ready to work hard and enjoy the rewards of learning and performing.
Preschool and Student Piano Lab
This group piano class puts the “play” in piano “playing”. Sign up with a pal, or two (or three), to enjoy musical play with a purpose. While this class has a piano focus, general musicianship is enhanced as we add percussion instruments, movement, singing, art, and our own endless creative ideas. Piano Pals helps 4-10-year-olds prepare for future musical success with a strong foundation in piano and musicality.
Drama classes at First Redeemer Church Conservatory of Music & Fine Arts run for 6 to 8 months. Classes begin in August and end with a performance in the spring. Students will learn audition techniques, improvisation, choreography, ensemble singing, and stage movement. See the website for exact dates and times.
Acting Up Teens
A class for students in grades 9-12. The class meets Monday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. They will present a Fall Showcase in September, and will end their season with the full Broadway production ofNewsies!
Junior Theatre Festival Competition Troupe
An audition only group. This group will travel to the Cobb Galleria in January for adjudication and theatre workshops. Additional cost of $235 for the JTF competition and extra fees will apply for hotel and food for the weekend. This class meets Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30pm. Extra Saturday rehearsals will be required.
Acting Up Junior
A class for students grades 6-8. The class meets Monday nights from 5:00-6:30 p.m. and will end their season with a musical presentation of Lion King, Kids. In addition, these students have the option of attending an additional 4 weeks of instruction including performing in Newsies with the Teen class.
Acting Up Kids
A drama class for students grades 1-5. The class meets Thursday from 4:30-6:00 p.m. and will break up into two groups. Students grades 4-5 “Production Class,” will end their season with a musical presentation ofLion King, Kids. Grades 1-3 “Beginning Musical Theatre,” will present a Musical Theatre Recital in December and will provide full ensemble numbers for Lion King, Kids.
FRC Adult Drama
A free class for adults of all ages. The troupe will present 1-2 performances per year. Watch the web-site and church bulletin for more details and opportunities.