WINTER 2021 MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES 

  • For ALL Skills, Abilities and Challenges

  • Space is limited so please register now

  • Self-Direction can be used for payment

   ALL AGES  

 MONDAY - FRIDAY  

ONGOING

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 Individual Music Therapy:  Work with a licensed music therapist to develop functional skills including social, emotional, cognitive and motor skills. We work with children, teens and adults with a wide variety of challenges including developmental delays, autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, TBI, dementia and Alzheimers, social/behavioral challenges, and mental health challenges.

FEE: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins., $115/60 mins 
LOCATION: Music For Life Nyack Office and Rockland Conservatory of Music

 

 Individual Music Lessons:  Individual Music Lessons: Our teachers help children, teens and adults learn to play a musical instrument. All abilities, skills and challenges welcome. From singing to piano to banjo to guitar to saxophone to flute to drums to song writing and more. No experience necessary. Self-direction funds are often used for lessons but please check with fiscal intermediary to confirm.

FEE: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins., $115/60 mins 

LOCATION: Music For Life Nyack Office and Rockland Conservatory of Music

 YOUTH

AND TEEN 

 

 TUESDAYS 

 ONGOING CLASS 

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Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

 Middle/High School Chorus Class  

Participants will learn to sing and perform a wide variety music as a group. When public health situation resolves, class will have opportunities to share their music in the community.

 

Goals: social skills, singing skills, self-confidence and cultural literacy.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/Rockland Conservatory of Music

FEE: $30 weekly

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 SATURDAYS  

 Classes start January 23rd, 2021 

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Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00am

 Musical Theater Class

 THE LION KING 

 

YOUTH GROUP AGES 8 - 12 yrs

 

Participants will rehearse songs, lines and dances for “House of Rock.” The show features popular rock songs embedded in a fun story. The class will culminate in a performance in front of friends and family.

Goals: social skills, self-confidence, music skills, acting skills and dancing skills.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/Music For Life Nyack Office

FEE: $55 weekly

DATES: 

January 23 & 30

Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27

March 6, 13, 20 & 27

April 3, 10 (SHOW)

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Saturdays 1:30 - 3:00pm

 Musical Theater Class

 THE LION KING 

 

TEEN GROUP AGES 13 - 18 yrs

 

Participants will rehearse songs, lines and dances for “House of Rock.” The show features popular rock songs embedded in a fun story. The class will culminate in a performance in front of friends and family.

Goals: social skills, self-confidence, music skills, acting skills and dancing skills.

 

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/Music For Life Nyack Office

FEE: $55 weekly

DATES: 

January 23 & 30

Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27

March 6, 13, 20 & 27

April 3, 10 (SHOW)

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   ADULTS 19

 and older  

 MONDAYS 

 Classes start January 4th, 2021 

 

Mondays 10:30 - 11:45am

 The “I Like” Podcast Class 

Participants will create and record a podcast about things they like (and dislike) including (but not limited to) music, TV, movies, food, clothing and more. Past interviewees have included a Grammy award winning musician, a local elected official and a Peabody award-winning personality and broadcaster.

TEACHER: Jeffrey Friedberg

GOALS: Communication, recreation and social skills

FEE: $37.50 weekly

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12:45 - 2:00pm

 Playwriting With Rick Class 

 

Participants will learn how to write and perform musical theater shows in a fun, stimulating and social environment! Through interactive activities, they will develop their creativity, problem solving and ability to successfully complete a group project. Their creation will be presented at the end of the class.

TEACHER: Rick Apicella

GOALS: Creativity, cooperation/team building, focus and performance skills

FEE: $37.50 weekly

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Dates: 

Jan 4, 11 & 25

Feb 1, 8 & 22

March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

April 5, 12, 19 & 26

May 3, 10, 17 & 24

June 7, 14 & 21

 

Total classes: 22

 

 WEDNESDAYS 

 Classes Stary January 6th, 2021

 

9:00 - 10:15am

 Songwriting Class 

Participants will write and record their songs! Through Zoom and digital recording technology, they will be able to bring their ideas to life and share with their friends.  

TEACHER: Jeffrey Friedberg

GOALS: Creativity, communication, confidence and cooperation/team building skills

FEE: $37.50 weekly

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10:30am - 11:45am

 Motown, Soul and R&B Chorus 

 

Participants will learn to sing songs from the early/mid 1960’s in a fun social group. The early to mid 1960s produced some amazing songs out of the Motown label. From Smokey Robinson to Diana Ross and the Supremes to Marvin Gaye to Gladys Night to Stevie Wonder, this music is great!

TEACHER: Molly Gorman

GOALS: Singing, communication, social and recreation skills

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12:45 - 2pm 

 "In The Moment" Improv Class 

Participants will have a blast doing improv theater activities with each other. These exercises help us learn to be more “in the moment” and increase social awareness and engagement.

TEACHER: Molly Gorman

GOALS: Social awareness and spontaneity, cooperation, creativity and team building

FEE: $37.50 weekly

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Dates:

Jan 6, 13, 20 & 27

Feb 1, 8, 15 & 22

March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

April 7, 14, 21 & 28

May 5, 12, 19, 24 & 31

June 2, 9, 16 & 23

Total Classes: 26

 SATURDAYS 

 Classes start January 23rd, 2021 

11:30 - 1:00pm

 Musical Theater Class 
 THE LION KING 

 

Participants will learn to act, sing and perform musical theater! This session’s show is a rock music that culminates in a performance in front of friends and family. 

 

Goals: social skills, self-confidence, music skills, acting skills and dancing skills.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/Music For Life Nyack Office

FEE: $55 weekly

DATES: 

January 23 & 30

Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27

March 6, 13, 20 & 27

April 3, 10 (SHOW)

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 QUESTIONS OR TO REGISTER: 

Please contact Jeffrey Friedberg MT-BC, LCAT with questions or to sign up for a class. Please note that space is limited and class sizes are small.

 

Phone: (845) 642-0859

Email: info@MusicForLifeCenter.com

Web: MusicForLifeCenter.com 

Main office: 117 Depew Ave

Nyack NY 10960

info@MusicForLifeCenter.com

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