Spring Classes - ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Spring Classes

Spring Classes run March 29th and run until May 26th.

Spring Classes presented by the Academy are held once weekly for 8 weeks. Each class is catered to the specific age group. Classes will take place at Pine Box Studios on Pine Street in Florence. 

All participants in Academy Youth Programs are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with two weeks of immunity after their second vaccine dose. Booster shots are highly encouraged for those eligible. If proof of vaccination is not possible, students must present a negative COVID test result at the time of entry into a class or activity. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact education director, Susan Dillard, at education@aomtheatre.com or (413) 320-4403.


Intro to Musical Theater

Tuesdays, 5:00pm-5:45pm
Ages 6-8  –   $100
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 piece at a final viewing during class time. No experience necessary. Come have fun with us!

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Musical Theater Scene Study

Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Ages 9-12  –   $125
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 piece at a final viewing during class time. No experience necessary. Come tell a story with us!

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A Cappella Techniques

Thursdays, 6:15pm-7:15pm
Ages 13-18  –   $125
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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Improv Classes

Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Ages 13-18  –   $125
Pine Box Studios
221 Pine Street, Florence, MA

During our Improv Theater class, students will learn and practice important concepts of improvisational acting such as supporting and listening to scene partners; risk taking; and creating larger-than-life characters. Each class will include a warm up, a concept of the day, and time to play theater games that will help students build confidence both on stage and in everyday life.

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