Fall 2022
Adult Classes

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 282 Route 59 Central Nyack NY unless otherwise noted

Adults ages 18-99

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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

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

Group Art Class: Tuesdays 3:45pm. Please see below under “Tuesday” for more info

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Modern Dance Group
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Band Practice
Illustrated Portrait
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Improv Group
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SATURDAYS

Sept 24 - Dec 10 (12 weeks)

11:30 - 12:45am ADULT Musical Theater Class: Learn to act, sing and dance in a musical! This Fall’s show is “The Land of Oz”. This is an adaptation/mashup of The Wizard of Oz and Wicked as told from the perspective of the Munchkins! The performance will be at a professional theater, Elmwood Playhouse, in Nyack.

Goals: Acting, singing and dancing skills

Teacher: Terese & Rick FEE: $660 ($55 per class)

MONDAYS

Sept 12th - Dec 19th (14 weeks - No class 10/10)

9:15 - 10:30am MFL Art Entrepreneur Class: Music For Life is starting a business! Make greeting cards, wrapping paper and T-shirts to sell! Learn the ins and outs of art design and business. Make art products and learn how to market and sell them.

Goals: Art skills, business skills, cooperative skills

Teacher: TBD FEE: $525 ($37.50 per class)

 

Sept 12th - Dec 19th (14 weeks - No class 10/10)

10:45 - 12noon Group Mural Class: It’s time for some BIG ART! Work on individual and group mural projects. Use a variety of mediums. NOTE: Portraits will be chosen to be in the Palisades Mall Arts Council of Rockland Gallery in December-January show. So exciting!!!

Goals: Art skills, self expression and group skills

Teacher: Grace FEE: $525 ($37.50 per class)

 

Sept 12th - Dec 19th (14 weeks - No class 10/10)

12:45 - 2pm Acting Class - All Things Super Hero: This is a creative acting class! It’s time to choose your super powers, design your costume and then...act in a show based on him/her. This is an off-the-charts creative class!

Goals: Acting skills, creativity and group skills

Teacher: Rick FEE: $525 ($37.50 per class)

Sept 12th - Dec 19th (14 weeks - No class 10/10)

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL

5:00 - 6:15pm Elmwood Collaborate Theater Group Acting Class: This class is paired with the Thursday acting class and is for those looking to “go deep” into their acting skills. Participants will work directly with Elmwood staff and actors in putting on a full weekend of shows open to the public Dec 16 - 18th. 

Goals: Acting skills, groups skills and creative expression

Teacher: Rick & Terese FEE: $630 ($45 per class)

TUESDAYS 

Sept 13 - Dec 20th  (15 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am Move & Sing/Choreography Class: Start the day with some moving and singing! Participants will learn a variety of dance steps to do while singing. This is a fun, creative exercise class! 

Goals: Dance skills, exercise and cooperation

Teacher: Elin  FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

Sept 13 - Dec 20th  (15 weeks)

10:45 - 12noon Open Art Studio Class: Express yourself with a variety of art mediums in this ever popular class. Paint, draw, make collage and sculpture! Each class starts with a short art lesson.

Goals: Art skills, self expression & communication 

Teacher: Grace FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

 

Sept 13 - Dec 20th  (15 weeks)

12:45 - 2pm MFL TV Show Class SEASON 2: The MFL TV show continues for another season! Participants will continue to build their skills as they make a weekly TV show! They will learn how to create, record, edit and upload fun segments on MFL’s Youtube channel. Participants will learn technology that they can use at home to make their own videos

Goals: Videography, creativity and cooperation

Teacher: Elin FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

Tuesdays Sept 13 - Dec 20th  (15 weeks)

3:45-4:30pm Group Art Class: Learn how to use a variety of art mediums in this fun social class. Participants will learn to paint, draw and make collage.

Goals: Art skills, sharing art and creativity

Teacher: Grace Pyo FEE: $40 per week

4:30-6:00pm Rock Band Class - Ongoing 

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL

Learn how to play in a rock band! This fun class will help you learn how to sing and play instruments with other people. Bring your voice, guitar, bass, keyboard or other instrument and let’s rock!
Goals: Group music skills and working together

Teacher: Jeffrey Friedberg

NOTE FEE: $60 per week

WEDNESDAY 

Sept 14 - Dec 21st  (15 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am Portrait Art Class: Learn how to draw people in this fun portrait class. Participants will make self portraits, pictures of each other and pictures from pictures! NOTE: Portraits will be chosen to be in the Palisades Mall Arts Council of Rockland Gallery in December-January show. So exciting!!!

Goals: Art skills, self expression and story telling skills

Teacher: Grace FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

Sept 14 - Dec 21st  (15 weeks)

10:45 - 12noon Fall Chorus Class: This is an always popular class! Participants will build their group singing skills as they learn a variety of new songs. Class will culminate in a performance at the December 4th MFLCAT Winter Holiday Show.

Goals: Group singing skills, self expression and working together

Teacher: Molly FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

Sept 14 - Dec 21st  (15 weeks)

12:45 - 2pm Improv Class: Improv Class is back! Build spontaneous acting skills while you have a blast! Class will include fun warmups, interesting skits and lots of creativity. Participants will learn to think, and act, on their feet!

Goals: Acting skills, self expression and group skills

Teacher: Molly FEE: $562.50 ($37.50 per class)

Sept 7 - Dec 21st (16 weeks)

4 - 5pm Dance Class: Learn dance moves to popular dances! Dancing is good exercise and its also a great social activity. Knowing the moves to a couple of dances will make every party so much more fun!

Goals: Dance skills, balance and coordination and fun!

Teacher: Elin FEE: $640 ($40 per class)

Sept 14 - Dec 21st  (15 weeks)

5:15-6:15pm Rock Band Class 

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL

Learn how to play in a rock band! This fun class will help you learn how to sing and play instruments with other people. Bring your voice, guitar, bass, keyboard or other instrument and let’s rock!
Goals: Group music skills and working together

Teacher: Molly Gorman FEE: $40 per week

THURSDAY 

Sept 15 - Dec 22nd  (15 weeks)

10:30 - 11:30am Music Business Marketing Mentor Class: Learn how to run a rock band! Participants will learn how to use social media, email and posters to build a fan base, get gigs and get people to your shows. 

Goals: Marketing and business skills 

Teacher: Dave Reiss FEE: $600 ($40 per class) 

Sept 15 - Dec 22nd  (15 weeks)

1 - 2:00pm Rock Band Sectional Class 

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL

This class is for members of the Tuesday 4:30pm Rock Band Class. They will practice band parts in a more in-depth manner and work on improvising.

Goals: Band skils, self expression and socialization 

Teacher: Dave Reiss FEE: $600 ($40 per class) 

Sept 15 - Dec 22nd  (15 weeks) TBD

CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL

5:45 - 7pm Elmwood Collaborative Theater Group FULL REHEARSAL:  This class is paired with the Monday acting class and is for those looking to “go deep” into their acting skills. Participants will work directly with Elmwood staff and actors in putting on a full weekend of shows open to the public Dec 16 - 18th. 

Teacher: Terese, Molly & Rick FEE: $825 ($55 per class)

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Main office: 282 Route 59

Central Nyack NY 10960

info@MusicForLifeCenter.com

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