Expressive Arts Community Class Offerings
The following community classes are designed primarily for post-high-school individuals who desire to expand their skills in music, dance, theater, visual arts, performance, and wellness. Vocational components and community integration opportunities will also be available for participants. Classes follow the Hochstein school year and summer session calendar. Special interest and customized private lessons and group classes are available upon request.


MUSIC COMMUNITY CLASSES

Instrument Exploration
Sarah DeMarco, Instructor
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am
Let’s play piano, drums, ukulele, guitar, and more.
 
My Radio Pop Songs
Sarah DeMarco, Instructor
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:00-11:00 am
Play, listen, compose, and record favorite songs!
 
Musical Theatre
Adrienne Meyer, Instructor
Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 am 
Discover and learn songs from favorite musical Broadway shows!

All About Music
Adrienne Meyer, Instructor
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 1:00-2:00 pm
Beatboxing and vocal harmonies, from classical creations to taking the spotlight!
 
Available upon request:
Relax to Music & Essential Oils
Music appreciation
Songwriting workshop

Fees for Music Community Classes: $35 registration fee; $29 per 1-hour class (most instruments & resources included). Reduced fee if taking more than two 1-hour classes; the third and subsequent classes are reduced to $23 per music class. (Fees are as of Spring 2017.)


MOVEMENT/DANCE COMMUNITY CLASSES

Movers & Shakers
Adrienne Meyer, Instructor
Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am
Play different genres of musical favorites and have fun.

Available upon request:
Movement & Music for Wellness
Private dance lessons

Fees for Movement/Dance Community Classes: $35 registration fee; $29 per 1-hour class. Reduced fee if taking more than two 1-hour classes, the third and subsequent classes are reduced to $23 per movement/dance class. (Fees are as of Spring 2017.)


ART COMMUNITY CLASSES

creARTivity
Ben Keipper, Instructor
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Let your imagination take traditional media to create art in nontraditional ways

Available upon request:
Art Education & Exploration
Art Appreciation
Private art workshop

Fees for Art Community Classes: $35 registration fee; $32 per 1-hour class (art material & resources included). Reduced fee if taking more than two 1-hour classes; the third and subsequent classes are reduced to $27 per art class. (Fees are as of Spring 2017.)


NEW! PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM, AND EDITING PROGRAMS
Group Classes

Intro to Photography
Explore photography basics, new apps, and editing techniques using your smartphone, tablet, or digital camera.

Bookmaking
Let’s turn your beautiful photographs into a Photo book.

Advanced Photography
Broaden your knowledge with DSLR photography and more.

Intro to Filmmaking
Let’s film and edit movies using your smartphone, iPad, or camera.

Available upon request:
Individual Lessons at Hochstein and off-site

Fees for Photography, Film & Editing Community Classes: $35 registration fee; $40 per 1-hour class. $65 per 1-hour individual lesson at Hochstein. Bring your own device. Lab and other resources included. (Fees are as of Spring 2017.)

Any of the above offerings are available in the community. Whenever possible our instructors and therapists can come to your home, off-site location and design a program that is just right for each student or group in a community setting. Starting rate for these off-site offerings is $85 per hour.