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

Encore ChoraleENCORE CHORALE FOR SENIOR ADULTS
Ages: 55+ yrs

The 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 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. Come and join this vibrant group - everyone is welcome!

EncoreTUESDAYS, 11:00AM-12:30PM, Spring Dates TBA
Teacher: Jeanne Kelly
Location: Potomac Building, Room #10
Cost: $150
Register directly with Encore Chorale!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS & TO REGISTER
Piano ClassBEGINNING PIANO LEVEL 1 FOR OLDER ADULTS
Ages: 55+ yrs

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!

FREE TRIAL CLASS MEETING ON FEBRUARY 17TH - CALL TO RSVP!
TUESDAYS
, 12:30PM-1:30PM, Mar 3 - May 19 (10 classes)
No class on Mar 31st and May 5th
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva Location: Potomac Building, Piano Lab
Cost: $255+$12music* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!
Piano ClassBEGINNING PIANO LEVEL 2 FOR OLDER ADULTS
Ages: 55+ yrs

This class is intended as a review/expansion of your basic piano skills. You should have at least one "semester" of experience or some previous knowledge (you took some lessons a while ago or when you were younger). Spring 2015 Theme: TBA. 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!

TUESDAYS, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Jan 13 - May 19 (14 classes)
No class on Feb 10th, Feb 24th, Mar 10th, Mar 31st and May 5th
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva Location: Potomac Building, Piano Lab
Cost: $357+$12music* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

Piano ClassINTERMEDIATE PIANO FOR OLDER ADULTS
Ages: 55+ yrs

This Piano class is intended for older adults 55+ who have had at least one year of piano lessons (recently).
Spring 2015 Theme: TBA.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!


SECTION A: TUESDAYS, 11:00AM-12:00N, Jan 13 - May 19 (14 classes)
No class on Feb 10th, Feb 24th, Mar 10th, Mar 31st and May 5th
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva Location: Potomac Building, Piano Lab
Cost: $357+$12music* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

SECTION B: WEDNESDAYS, 6:00PM-7:00PM, Jan 14 - May 20 (14 classes)
No class on Feb 11th, Feb 25th, Mar 11th, Apr 1st and May 6th
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva Location: Potomac Building, Piano Lab
Cost: $357+$12music* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

SECTION C: THURSDAYS, 3:00PM-4:00PM, Jan 15 - May 21 (14 classes)
No class on Feb 12th, Feb 26th, Mar 12th, Apr 2nd and May 7th
Teacher: Ina Mirtcheva Location: Potomac Building, Piano Lab
Cost: $357+$12music* (split payment plan available - $10 surcharge)
STATUS: OPEN     REGISTER NOW!

Guitar ClassBEGINNING GUITAR FOR OLDER ADULTS
Ages: 55+ yrs

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. 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!

NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED IN SPRING 2015 - However, there is a Beginning Guitar for Adults of all ages! SEE GUITAR CLASS PAGE
 

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