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Music Programs for Senior Adults 55+


Music Programs for Senior Adults 55+

The Potomac Arts Academy and Encore Creativity for Older Adults team up to bring quality and highly enjoyable choral instruction, piano instruction, and performance opportunity to adults 55 and older. When possible, we offer special discounted pricing on these select programs to better serve our older adult community.

Semester: SPRING 2014 (January thru May)

Encore Chorale
ENCORE CHORALE
for Seniors

AGES: 55+ Adults

$140
(15 classes)

EncoreThe Potomac Academy of GMU Encore Chorale now comprises over 45 excellent singers who meet to rehearse weekly at the Potomac building in Fairfax. The Chorale regularly performs a holiday concert at The Woodlands in December, as well as several performances around the DC area. Under the leadership of Jeanne Kelly, this energetic ensemble provides wonderful musical experiences and great social interaction. Everyone is welcome!
Teacher: Jeanne Kelly
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TUESDAYS, 11:00AM-12:30PM, starts Jan 14th
New Location: Potomac Building, Fairfax
Meets for 15 weeks
Register directly with Encore Chorale!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS & TO REGISTER

Piano Class
BEGINNING PIANO
Level 1 For
Older Adults

AGES: 55+ Adults

$255+$11music*
split payment plan
available at checkout
(10 classes)

REGISTER ONLINE
Thursdays 12:30PM



REGISTER ONLINE
Thursdays 6:30PM


Have you always wanted to play piano? Here's your chance to check it off of your Bucket List. Learn alongside your peers who have similar interests and life experiences. This class is specifically designed to provide a relaxed and stress-free environment. Enjoy making music in this supportive and social setting. 8 per class maximum. Take advantage of the special "Senior Discount" price for this class!
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva
--------------------------------------------------- THURSDAYS, 12:30PM-1:30PM, starts Feb 13th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Piano Lab

10 classes: 02/13, 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, SKIP, 03/20, 03/27,   04/03, 04/10, SKIP, 04/24, 05/01
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/08
NO CLASS on 03/13 and 04/17

STATUS: CLOSED

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THURSDAYS, 6:30PM-7:30PM, starts Feb 13th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Piano Lab

10 classes: 02/13, 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, SKIP, 03/20, 03/27,   04/03, 04/10, SKIP, 04/24, 05/01
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/08
NO CLASS on 03/13 and 04/17

STATUS: CLOSED

Piano Class
BEGINNING PIANO
Level 2 For
Older Adults

AGES: 55+ Adults

$255+$11music*
split payment plan
available at checkout
(10 classes)

REGISTER ONLINE
Thursdays 2:30PM


This Piano class is intened for older adults 55+ who have completed Beginning Piano Level 1 and are ready to continue building their skills. This class is specifically designed to provide a relaxed and stress-free environment. Enjoy making music in this supportive and social setting. 8 per class maximum. Take advantage of the special "Senior Discount" price for this class!
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva
--------------------------------------------------- THURSDAYS, 2:30PM-3:30PM, starts Feb 13th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Piano Lab

10 classes: 02/13, 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, SKIP, 03/20, 03/27,   04/03, 04/10, SKIP, 04/24, 05/01
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/08
NO CLASS on 03/13 and 04/17

STATUS: CLASS HAS STARTED! CALL 703-993-9889

Piano Class
INTERMEDIATE PIANO
For Older Adults

AGES: 55+ Adults

$255+$11music*
split payment plan
available at checkout
(10 classes)

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Thursdays 1:30PM



REGISTER ONLINE
Thursdays 5:30PM


This Piano class is intended for older adults 55+ who have some prior lessons or experience. Learn alongside your peers who have similar interests and life experiences. This class is specifically designed to provide a relaxed and stress-free environment. If you are not sure of your current skill level, our instructor can help you determine where you are at. 8 per class maximum. Take advantage of the special "Senior Discount" price for this class!
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva
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THURSDAYS, 1:30PM-2:30PM, starts Feb 13th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Piano Lab

10 classes: 02/13, 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, SKIP, 03/20, 03/27,   04/03, 04/10, SKIP, 04/24, 05/01
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/08
NO CLASS on 03/13 and 04/17

STATUS: SORRY, THIS CLASS IS FULL!

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THURSDAYS
, 5:30PM-6:30PM, starts Feb 13th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Piano Lab

10 classes: 02/13, 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, SKIP, 03/20, 03/27,   04/03, 04/10, SKIP, 04/24, 05/01
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/08
NO CLASS on 03/13 and 04/17

STATUS: CLASS HAS STARTED! CALL 703-993-9889

Guitar Class
BEGINNING GUITAR
Class For Seniors

AGES: 55+ Adults

$255+$10music*
split payment plan
available at checkout
(10 classes)

REGISTER ONLINE

Have you always wanted to play guitar? Here's your chance to check it off of your Bucket List. Learn alongside your peers who have similar interests and life experiences. This class is specifically designed to provide a relaxed and stress-free environment. Enjoy making music in this supportive and social setting. 12 per class maximum. Students will be required to provide their own guitar, either a nylon-string classical guitar or a steel-string acoustic guitar. Different ability levels are expected and instruction will be tailored to the players' abilities.Take advantage of the special "Senior Discount" price for this class!
Teacher: Erik Blydenburgh
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TUESDAYS, 6:30PM-7:30PM, starts Feb 11th
Location: Potomac,4260 Chain Bridge Rd,Room#6

10 classes: 02/11, 02/18, 02/25, 03/04, SKIP, 03/18, 03/25,   04/01, 04/08, SKIP, 04/22, 04/29
Makeup Class Date (Inclement Weather): 05/06
NO CLASS on 03/10 and 04/15

STATUS: CLASS HAS STARTED! CALL 703-993-9889

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

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TO JOIN THE ENCORE CHORALE, REGISTER DIRECTLY WITH ENCORE!
Please visit www.encorecreativity.org for current schedule and fees.

Potomac Building
RECITALS:
(optional)
NEW: For our beginner group classes, we will hold a small class recital on the last day at the Potomac Arts Academy building. This provides a low stress environment for participants to showcase what they have been learning over the course of the semester. Family and friends are encouraged to attend!
EXCEPTION: The Encore Chorale enjoys a more robust schedule of performances and opportunities.

Digital Piano LabLOCATION:
The majority of our classes take place at the Potomac Arts Academy building, less than a mile from GMU campus on Chain Bridge Road in Fairfax VA.

Our address:
4260 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

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