Fall Classes - ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Fall Classes

Fall Classes run October 19, 2021 – December 19, 2021

Fall Classes at the Academy are held once weekly for 8 weeks. Each class is catered to the specific age group and culminates with a Fall Showcase on the Academy of Music Stage in addition to one more showcase performance at a location in Holyoke. Two nights per week, rehearsals will take place at Pine Box Studios on Pine Street in Florence. One night a week we will partner with Nueva Esperanza to offer a rehearsal for one Musical Theater Scene Study class at El Mercado on Main Street in Holyoke.


NEW! Musical Theater Scene Study – in Holyoke

Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Ages 13-18  –  $175
Nueva Esperanza’s El Mercado
413 Main Street, Holyoke, MA

In our Musical Theater Scene Study we will dig a little deeper into a complex musical theater scene over the course of 8 weeks. We will learn basic musical theater dance and singing techniques, and discuss character development and story context as it relates to the full show. At the end of the session we will present our final piece as a part of a showcase at the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton. No experience necessary. Come tell a story with us!

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NEW! Advanced Musical Theater Scene Study

Wednesdays, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Ages 13-18  –   $175
Pine Box Studios
221 Pine Street, Florence, MA

As a part of our Advanced Scene Study class, students will be given the opportunity to take on a role within a musical theater scene. As a part of the rehearsal process, we will work on audition techniques, self-confidence, character development, and storytelling for the stage as we analyze our scene and its context within a larger show. Students will be given an opportunity to audition for solos as well as take part in the class ensemble. At the end of the session, we will present a final performance of our scene as a part of the Fall Class Showcase at the Academy of Music Theatre. A love and familiarity with musical theater is encouraged, but no experience necessary. Come bring a scene to life!

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NEW! A Cappella Techniques

Wednesdays, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Ages 13-18  –   $175
Pine Box Studios
221 Pine Street, Florence, MA

Do you love to sing? Have you wanted to learn how to read music? Do you enjoy singing in harmony? Is there a special ensemble for which you’d like to audition? Come sing with us in our A Cappella Techniques class! Students will be led through vocal warm ups to improve vocal technique and ensemble skills; they will learn basic music theory, sheet music literacy, and solfege (Do Re Mi); they will learn a voice part as a part of a 3 or 4-part A Cappella ensemble and practice holding their part against others. Previous experience singing in an ensemble is a plus, but not necessary. Come make music with us!

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Intro to Musical Theater

Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Ages 6-8  –   $125
Pine Box Studios
221 Pine Street, Florence, MA

Come sing, dance, and be a character in our Intro to Musical Theater class! During this 8-week class, we will focus on building ensemble skills as we rehearse a musical theater song together. At the end of the session we will present our final piece as a part of the Fall Showcase on the Academy of Music Stage in Northampton. No experience necessary. Come have fun with us!

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Musical Theater Scene Study

Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Ages 9-12  –   $175
Pine Box Studios
221 Pine Street, Florence, MA

In our Musical Theater Scene Study we will dig a little deeper into a complex musical theater scene over the course of 8 weeks. We will learn basic musical theater dance and singing techniques, and discuss character development and story context as it relates to the full show. At the end of the session we will present our final piece as a part of a showcase at the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton. No experience necessary. Come tell a story with us!

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