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Programs and Activities for Young Kids Up to 8 Years


Early Childhood Music and Arts Classes

Looking for fun, arts-oriented activities for your young child? The Potomac Arts Academy in Fairfax, VA offers a wide range of interactive classes covering music, movement, and art.

Semester: SPRING 2015 (January/February thru May/June)
Group Class Schedule At-A-Glance

First StepsFIRST STEPS IN MUSIC Ages: 2 to 4yrs
Come take part in this enriching and engaging class that will have your toddler smiling, giggling and moving to music! First Steps in Music is an interactive program that invites parents to join in with their child as they build early and developmentally appropriate music skills. Parents participate with their child to learn tickle, wiggle and movement games, along with songs that will leave a lasting impact for years to come!

THURSDAYS, 4:45PM-5:30PM, Feb 19 - Apr 30 (10 classes)
No class on Apr 2nd
Teacher: Rachel Grimsby Location: Potomac Building, Room #10
Cost: $255* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

Music AdventuresMUSIC ADVENTURES CLASS Ages: 4 to 6yrs
Are you interested in getting your child involved with music but do not know where to start? Music Adventures is the perfect class. Every week, students have the opportunity to explore different instruments that span every family of the orchestra. There is also a focus on learning rhythm, dynamics, and learning to listen to and recognize/sing scales that are both major and minor. Even more importantly, the children learn about the magic of music and how it can be used to tell a story. There is an emphasis on teamwork and individual creativity in this class. After completing this course, students are ready for Cello or Violin Beginnings class, Childrens Voice Class (ages 5-8), as well as Next Steps in Music (ages 5-7).

MONDAYS, 4:30PM-5:15PM, Feb 16 - Apr 27 (10 classes)
No class on Mar 30th
Teacher: Kathryn Hufnagle Location: Potomac Building, Room #9
Cost: $255* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

Next StepsNEXT STEPS IN MUSIC Ages: 5 to 7yrs
Next Steps in Music is an excellent program that allows young children to experience and explore music through singing, moving and playing. Children will learn stories that develop singing and simple dance skills, build basic beat skills through chants and games, and explore Classical music through movement. Help your child master developmentally appropriate music skills while learning to build community with peers through music!

THURSDAYS, 5:45PM-6:30PM, Feb 19 - Apr 30 (10 classes)
No class on Apr 2nd
Teacher: Rachel Grimsby Location: Potomac Building, Room #10
Cost: $285* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!
Strings ClassVIOLIN & CELLO BEGINNINGS Ages: 4 to 7yrs
GO TO STRINGS/ VIOLIN PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
Art ClassART ADVENTURES Ages: 4 to 7yrs
GO TO ART CLASSES PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
Voice ClassVOICE CLASS FOR KIDS Ages: 5 to 8yrs
GO TO VOICE CLASSES PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
Acting ClassACTING CLASS FOR KIDS Ages: Starting at age 5
GO TO ACTING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION!
Piano ClassPIANO CLASS FOR KIDS Ages: 6 to 9yrs
GO TO PIANO CLASSES PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION!

*Please note: A $3 processing fee is added to all registration transactions
All instructors and schedules are subject to change.

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