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Children's Classes & Workshops

Acoustic Guitar - Private Lessons - MAY - Kids & Teens - 30 minutes
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Acoustic Guitar - Private Lessons - MAY - Kids & Teens - 30 minutes

$107

with Jonathan Edens

Calendar May 6, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

Ages 7 - 17

These 30-minute private lessons are for all levels of skill.  Students will learn basic terminology and foundational aspects of playing the guitar, chords, and melodies. Class is less theory and more practical application but can also be adapted to the needs and wants of each student. Students will need to supply their own guitar, strings, and picks. Four 30-minute classes, one per week. Sessions will re-start every 4 weeks. You may register for additional sessions at your leisure.

Once you register for the class, you will receive an email or phone call to schedule your day and time for lessons. Four lessons/dates will be scheduled in this series. Lessons will restart each month.  Go ahead and register for future months if you wish. There are no refunds or make-ups for missed lessons.  

If you prefer a one-hour lesson, please sign up for that option instead.

Week of May 6, 13, 20, 27.

Schedule your class between 8am - 5pm M-F and receive a discount.  Call the McKinney Center for the discount promo code before registering.

Vocal Lessons - Private Lessons - MAY - Kids & Teens - 30 minutes
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Vocal Lessons - Private Lessons - MAY - Kids & Teens - 30 minutes

$107

with Jonathan Edens

Calendar May 6, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks

Ages 7 - 17

Sing with confidence. Students will learn proper vocal technique. There will be a focus on the four basic principles of singing, breath support, relaxed vocal chords, diction, and ear training.

 Four 30-minute classes, one per week. Sessions will re-start every 4 weeks. You may register for additional sessions at your leisure.

Once you register for the class, you will receive an email or phone call to schedule your day and time for lessons. Four lessons/dates will be scheduled in this series. Lessons will restart each month.  Go ahead and register for future months if you wish. There are no refunds or make-ups for missed lessons.  

If you prefer a one-hour lesson, please sign up for that option instead.

Weeks of May 6, 13, 20, 27.

Schedule your class between 8am - 5pm M-F and receive a discount.  Call the McKinney Center for the discount promo code before registering.

Garden Art Flower Stake

$101

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar May 7, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

Grade 7- Adult

This class will focus on making a beautiful and colorful flower for your garden space. This very popular class has been offered several times in the past with some amazing results. Participants will use clay slabs to build a flower of their choice one petal at a time and finish them up with bright and vibrant underglazes. Resulting in a bold and beautiful piece for your home.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21.

Will run

Play-In-A-Week Camp

$55

with Anne G'Fellers-Mason

Calendar Jun 10, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

5th - 8th Grade

Class Limit:  16

Can you make a play in a week?  You will get the chance to do this at the McKinney Center THIS SUMMER!

Starting from scratch, students will work alongside professional theatre makers to create an original performance in just one week.  You will develop a range of performance skills and learn technical theatre skills working alongside practicing artists.  You will also make new friends and have a lot of fun in the process.

There is even a free lunch club from Noon - 12:30, where you can hang-out and have lunch with directors, designers, choreographers, poets, and musicians.

Spots for Play-In-A-Week are limited to 16 students, and it is expected to fill up quickly.  Register early to avoid disappointment.

This camp is partially funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission.

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

June 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.

9am - 2pm

FINAL PERFORMANCE  at 2pm on Saturday, June 15.

 

Will run

Artsploration Camp - Kindergarten - 4th Grades

$144

with Donna Bird

Calendar Jun 17, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Grades: Kindergarten - 4th Grade (must have completed Kindergarten)

Class Limit: 16 students

Students will spend the week exploring the colorful diversity of the world through art projects from many cultures. Classes will incorporate a broad range of art techniques and media, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, and drawing. While discovering each culture’s rich visual traditions, students will learn about world customs, music, and celebrations, making the week a wonderful experience for both beginning and experienced young artists!  

Registration fee includes all materials and supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21.

9:00 a.m. - Noon 

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR POTTERY 101 AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

 

 

Full Course

Pottery Studio 101 - Kindergarten - 4th Grades

$181

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jun 17, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades: Kindergarten – 4th grade (must have completed Kindergarten)

Class Limit:  10 students

In this fun and messy class, students will learn hand-building techniques and the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will experience the delight of creating with their own hands and imagination in clay. Our goal is for each student to produce five projects that will go home with them to enjoy or give as gifts.

Registration fee includes materials such as clay and glazes, supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

Projects need time to dry and will be fired in a kiln.  Therefore, final projects will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after camp.  The McKinney Center and camp instructors will notify parents when items are ready.

June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR ARTSPLORATION AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

 

Full Course

Artsploration Camp - 5th - 8th Grades

$144

with Donna Bird

Calendar Jun 24, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Grades: 5th - 8th Grade (grades are flexible)

Class Limit: 16 students

Students will spend the week exploring the colorful diversity of the world through art projects from many cultures. Classes will incorporate a broad range of art techniques and media, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, and drawing. While discovering each culture’s rich visual traditions, students will learn about world customs, music, and celebrations, making the week a wonderful experience for both beginning and experienced young artists!  

Registration fee includes all materials and supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.

9:00 a.m. - Noon 

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR POTTERY 101 AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

 

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $59.50, paid every four weeks.

Will run

Pottery Studio 202 - 5th - 8th Grades

$181

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jun 24, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

*  This camp is full.  If your student is a rising 5th or 6th grader, consider Pottery Studio 101.  If your student is a rising 8th or 9th grader, consider Pottery Studio 303.  Call the McKinney Center if you have questions.  

Grades: 5th - 8th Grades

Class Limit:  10 students

This more advanced camp for middle school students will be fun and messy, while also providing skills in hand-building techniques and the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will experience the delight of creating with their own hands and imagination in clay. Our goal is for each student to produce five projects that will go home with them to enjoy or give as gifts.  If your child has taken pottery camps in the past they will be excited to do new projects every summer.

Registration fee includes materials such as clay and glazes, supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

Projects need time to dry and will be fired in a kiln.  Therefore, final projects will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after camp.  The McKinney Center and camp instructors will notify parents when items are ready.

June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR ARTSPLORATION AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

 

Full Course




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