Fall 2021

Fun, social and challenging arts-based programming for children, teens and adults. ALL SKILLS, ABILITIES and CHALLENGES WELCOME. Through music, art, theater and movement, our students build valuable functional and arts skills and form meaningful relationships.

We serve people who are developing typically as well as those with developmental delays, developmental disabilities, autism, ADHD, social and emotional challenges,  TBI from illness or injury, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and those going through difficult life transitions and more.

 

Open to all in the community.

 

No Prior Skills or Experience Necessary to Participate

 

Space is limited so please contact us to register 

All classes at our NEW LOCATION (282 Route 59 Central Nyack NY) unless otherwise noted

Children ages 1 - 12

Monday-Friday

MUSIC

Individual Music Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through music including language and communication, self-confidence, focus and attention, memory and social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins     In-home music therapy: $110

Individual Music Lessons

Learn to sing, play an instrument, write and record songs with a personalized approach

Music Lessons Description: Students will learn how to play a variety of musical instruments using a personalized approach. They will learn basic music skills including rhythm, melody and harmony as well as music theory. The goal is for them to make playing music a meaningful part of their lives both individually and with others. Social music making opportunities will be explored when they are ready and interested.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins      In-home music lessons: $110

Monday-Friday

ART

Individual Art Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through art including language and communication, self confidence, focus and attention, memory and

social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

Individual Art Lessons

Experience the joys of creating art while exploring a variety of art mediums with a personalized approach.

Art Lessons Description: Students will explore a variety of mediums as they learn to express themselves through art. They will explore painting, drawing and collage. They will increase their skills in using art materials and in understanding how color, shape and image express different ideas, thoughts and emotions. Projects will include 2 and 3 dimensional work.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

Art Class - ages 8 - 12 yrs Wednesdays 4-5pm

Explore a variety of art mediums in these fun, creative and social classes      

while building functional skills

FEES: $40 per class

NOTE: Art classes for 3 - 5 yrs and 6 - 8 yrs can be arranged - PLEASE CONTACT US IF INTERESTED

MUSICAL
THEATER
CLASS

Saturdays

Musical Theater Class presenting CARS - The Musical

ages 8 - 12 yrs/Saturday 10-11:30am

Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, November 6, 13, 20 & 27 and Dec 4 (SHOW)

Goals: Cooperative, acting and singing skills

FEES: $55 per class//$660 for the 12 weeks

NOTE: Everyone is a star in our productions and gets a chance to shine!

Link to previous productions: https://www.musicforlifecenter.com/musical-theater-videos

PLAY
THERAPY

Play Therapy - 4 yrs and up

Through play, learn new ways to manage anger, anxiety, focus/attention, emotional regulation, social and behavioral challenges, sleep, school issues, loss/grief, and more.​ Some insurance can be used under behavioral health benefits as an out of network provider. Please call to discuss.

FEES: $120/50 mins

PARENT

COACHING

Parent Coaching

Many challenges children face can be most effectively addressed through helping the parent(s). Work on a variety of issues from regulation, focus, behavior and anxiety/anger. Can be done virtually by video chat in evening or when your children are at school or in-person.

FEES: $120/60 mins - packages available for multiple sessions

Teens ages 13-18

Monday-Friday

MUSIC

Individual Music Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through music including language and communication, self confidence, focus and attention, memory and social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins      In-home music therapy: $110

Individual Music Lessons

 Learn to sing, play an instrument, write and record songs with a personalized approach

Music Lessons Description: Students will learn how to play a variety of musical instruments using a personalized approach. They will learn basic music skills including rhythm, melody and harmony as well as music theory. The goal is for them to make playing music a meaningful part of their lives both individually and with others. Social music making opportunities will be explored when they are ready and interested.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins     In-home music lessons: $110

Monday-Friday

ART

Individual Art Lessons

Experience the joys of creating art while exploring a variety of art mediums with a personalized approach

Art Lessons Description: Students will explore a variety of mediums as they learn to express themselves through art. They will explore painting, drawing and collage. They will increase their skills in using art materials and in understanding how color, shape and image express different ideas, thoughts and emotions. Projects will include 2 and 3 dimensional work.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

Individual Art Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through art including language and communication, self confidence, focus and attention, memory and

social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

Tuesdays

4 - 5pm

MUSICAL
THEATER
CLASS

Saturdays

Art Class - ages 13 - 18 yrs 

Explore a variety of art mediums in these fun, creative and social classes     while building functional skills

FEES: $40 per class/$280 for summer session

Musical Theater Class presenting CARS - The Musical

ages 13 - 18 yrs/Saturday 2-3:30pm Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, November 6, 13, 20 & 27 and Dec 4 (SHOW)

Goals: Cooperative, acting and singing skills

FEES: $55 per class//$660 for the 12 weeks

Link to previous productions: https://www.musicforlifecenter.com/musical-theater-videos

CHORUS

PARENT

COACHING

PLAY
THERAPY

Middle School/High School Chorus - ages 13 - 18 yrs 

Learn group singing skills in this fun social class

FEES: $40 per class

Parent Coaching

Many challenges children face can be most effectively addressed through helping the parent(s). Work on a variety of issues from regulation, focus, behavior and anxiety/anger. Can be done virtually by video chat in evening or when your children are at school or in-person.

FEES: $120/60 mins - packages available for multiple sessions

Play Therapy - 4 yrs and up

Through play, learn new ways to manage anger, anxiety, focus/attention, emotional regulation, social and behavioral challenges, sleep, school issues, loss/grief, and more.​ Some insurance can be used under behavioral health benefits as an out of network provider. Please call to discuss.

FEES: $120/50 mins

Adults ages 19-99

Monday-Friday

MUSIC

Individual Music Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through music including language and communication, self confidence, focus and attention, memory and social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins      In-home music therapy: $110

Individual Music Lessons

Learn to sing, play an instrument, write and record songs with a personalized approach

Music Lessons Description: Students will learn how to play a variety of musical instruments using a personalized approach. They will learn basic music skills including rhythm, melody and harmony as well as music theory. The goal is for them to make playing music a meaningful part of their lives both individually and with others. Social music making opportunities will be explored when they are ready and interested.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins      In-home music lessons: $110

Monday-Friday

ART

Individual Art Therapy

Learn to build important functional skills through art including language and communication, self confidence, focus and attention, memory and

social-emotional skills

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

Individual Art Lessons

Experience the joys of creating art while exploring a variety of art mediums with a personalized approach

Art Lessons Description: Students will explore a variety of mediums as they learn to express themselves through art. They will explore painting, drawing and collage. They will increase their skills in using art materials and in understanding how color, shape and image express different ideas, thoughts and emotions. Projects will include 2 and 3 dimensional work.

FEES: $60/30 mins, $85/45 mins, $120/60 mins

MUSICAL
THEATER

CLASS

Saturdays

Art Class - Mondays 4:30pm and Tuesdays 3:30pm

Experience the joys of creating art with others while exploring a variety of art mediums with a personalized approach

FEES: $40/45 mins

Musical Theater Class presenting CARS - The Musical

GROUP 1: ages 19+ yrs/Saturday 12-1:30pm Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, November 6, 13, 20 & 27 and Dec 4 (SHOW)

GROUP 2: ages 19+/Thursdays 5:30 - 7pm Sept 16, 23 & 30, Oct 7, 14, 21 & 28, Nov 4, 11 & 18, Dec 2 and 4 (SHOW)

Goals: Cooperative, acting and singing skills

FEES: $55 per class/$660 for the 12 weeks

Link to previous productions: https://www.musicforlifecenter.com/musical-theater-videos

CREATIVE
ARTS

ACADEMY

Weekday

adult arts

programs

MONDAYS 

Sept 13, 20 & 27, Oct 4, 11, 18 & 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, Dec 6 & 13

14 classes

9:15-10:30am Podcast Class

Learn important interviewing skills as you talk to professionals and get them to “tell their stories.” Actual podcasts are recorded and published! Here is our 2020-21 podcast page to hear past interviews: https://www.musicforlifecenter.com/podcasts

Goals: Communication, storytelling and confidence 

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

10:45am-12noon Poster Design Class

Learn how to make art that communicates a message. You will use a variety of mediums as you design posters for a different of types of events. Make your own posters as well as design actual posters to be used for Music For Life events!

Goals: Art, communication and planning.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

12:45-2pm Performance/Variety Show Class

Learn a variety of performance skills and put on shows! Skills include singing, acting, comedy and movement. NOTE: This class can be combined with Thursday morning Performance Troupe class.

Goals: Singing, creative movement, communication and performance.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

5:00 - 6:15pm Movie Making

Learn to make a movie from acting, video taping and editing. Class will make a variety of projects using cell phone cameras and video editing software.

Goals: Cooperation, following direction and video taping and editing skills.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

TUESDAYS 

Sept 14, 21 & 28, Oct 5, 12, 19 & 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, Dec 7 & 14

14 classes

9:15-10:30am WMFL: The Music For Life Internet Radio Station

Learn how to produce and actually record a radio show each week! Pick songs to play, learn how to engage in witty “banter”, and tell the weather and news.

Goals: Communication, creativity and group skills.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)


10:45-12noon Open Art Studio

Use a variety of art mediums to express yourself. Share thoughts and feelings about your and other's art work.

Goals: Self-expression, communication and art skills.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

12:45-2pm Percussion Ensemble

Improve your rhythm skills as you play many different percussion instruments with others in this funky and stimulating group. Learn to play bongos, tambourine, guiro, maraca, snare drum, rhythms sticks, claves and more!

Goals: Rhythm, focus and attention, cooperation.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

WEDNESDAY 

Sept 15, 22 & 29, Oct 6, 13, 20 & 27, Nov 3, 10, 17 & 24, Dec 1, 8 & 15

14 classes

9:15-10:30am Postcards/Greeting Card Making Class

Learn to express yourself in a variety of mediums as you make postcards and greeting cards for all occasions. Our own “MFL Store” will help you sell your creations if you desire.  

Goals: Art skills, self expression and focus.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

10:45-12noon Pop Hits Chorus

Have fun as you learn to sing with others. Focus will be on pop hits as you explore a variety of song styles.

Goals: Singing and group skills.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

12:45-2pm Improv Class

Engage in a variety of improv activities as you learn to think and act creatively, spontaneously and appropriately. This class is fun and great for learning to manage social and vocational situations and to develop acting skills.

Goals: social skills, vocational skills, spontaneity, and creatively.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

5:15 - 6:30pm All Things Broadway Class 

This class is for people who love all things about Broadway! You will learn trivia, have fun sing alongs, learn about the different jobs people have on Broadway and how to audition and what the rehearsal process is like.

Goals: Broadway knowledge, singing and dancing, and social skills.

$525 TOTAL ($37.50 per week)

Main office: 282 Route 59

Central Nyack NY 10960

info@MusicForLifeCenter.com

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