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SUMMER 2023
Adult Classes

No Prior Skills or Experience Necessary to Participate. Space is limited so please contact us to register. 

 

Fun arts-based programming for children, teens and adults. Through music, art, theater and movement, our students build valuable skills and form meaningful relationships.
 

All classes at 282 Route 59 Central Nyack NY unless otherwise noted

SUMMER CLASS HIGHLIGHTS: 

MOVIE MAKING CLASS: We are making a movie at Music For Life! We received a grant to make a short documentary about our band program. Participants will learn how to video, edit and tell a story!

SUMMER CHORUS: Let's sing some summer hit songs! This class is always fun. Research shows that singing together is actually good for us!

SUMMER MUSICAL THEATER CLASS: Let's have fun with skits and songs from a variety of Broadway shows. 

The rest of our classes are AMAZING including 3-D ART CLASS, OPEN ART STUDIO, MOVEMENT CLASS and more!!! Please see complete listings below.

Adults ages 18-99

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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: $66/30 mins, $93.50/45 mins, $132/60 mins, 45mins In-home music lessons: $132

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: $66/30 mins, $93.50/45 mins, $132/60 mins, 45mins In-home music therapy: $132

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: $66/30 mins, $93.50/45 mins, $132/60 mins, 45mins In-home art lessons: $132

Adult Group Social Art Classes:  Please see below for info on group art classes

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: $66/30 mins, $93.50/45 mins, $132/60 mins, 45mins In-home music therapy: $132

MONDAYS

July 10th - August 16th (6 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am MOVIE MAKING CLASS SESSION #1

Music For Life is making a movie! Learn how to film, edit and tell a story. This will be a short documentary about our band program. The class is led by a professional filmmaker~

Goals: Video shooting and editing and storytelling skills

Teacher: Pascal & Jeffrey FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

July 10th - August 16th (6 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am SOCIAL DRUMMING & PERCUSSION CLASS

Let's drum! Learn how to play drums and percussion instruments together. This will include maintaining a steady beat, playing fun rhythms and engaging games and activities!

Goals: Games and conversational skills

Teacher: Matt FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

July 10th - August 16th (6 weeks)

10:45 - 12noon SUMMER ART PROJECTS CLASS 

Let's make summer art! In this class you will design a t-shirt, make a beaded bracelet/necklace and a colorful multimedia art project. 

Goals: Art skills, fine motor skills and self expression

Teacher: Grace FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

 

July 10th - August 16th (6 weeks)

12:45 - 2pm SUMMER IMPROV CLASS

This class is always a blast! Learn how to do improv acting - thinking spontaneously while acting out different scenarios. Start with fun warmups and then engage in fun theater games.

Goals: Acting skills, communication and spontaneity

Teacher: Matt FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

July 10th - August 16th (6 weeks)

5:45-7pm MUSICAL THEATER CLASS

It's time for some summer musical theater! During the summer months we run a musical theater variety show! Participants will get to choose their favorite songs and engage in short skits.

Teacher: MFLCAT Musical Theater Team FEE: $363 ($60.50 per class)

TUESDAYS 

July 11 - August 15th (6 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am “SUMMER MOVES” DANCE CLASS:

It’s time move and dance to your favorite summer songs. Dancing is good exercise and it’s also a great social activity. Knowing the moves to a couple of dances will make every party so much more fun!

Goals: Dance skills, exercise and cooperation

Teacher: Autumn  FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

July 11 - August 15th (6 weeks)

10:45 - 12noon OPEN ART STUDIO CLASS - ongoing
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: $246 ($41.00 per class)

 

July 11 - August 15th (6 weeks)

12:45 - 2pm MFL TV SHOW SEASON 3: Game Show Theme

Our summer season of the MFL TV SHOW Class will help you to continue to develop video production skills as you learn how to film, edit and be a TV anchor as you assemble segments for the ongoing MFL TV SHOW SEASON 3. Participants will learn how to use cameras and editing software as well as to communicate on camera and work together. NOTE: You can join both MFL TV SHOW classes if you want.

Participants will learn technology that they can use at home to make their own videos

Goals: Videography, creativity and cooperation

Teacher: Autumn FEE: $246 ($41.00 per class)

July 11 - August 15th (6 weeks)

2 - 2:45pm SMALL BAND CLASS - ongoing

Learn how to play in a band in this class with 3 - 4 participants. Learn how to start and stop a song, play in same tempo with others and share your music with the world! NOTE: Some prior musical skills required for this class so please check with Jeffrey.
Goals: Music skills, self expression and creativity.
Teachers: Molly and Jeffrey FEE: $396 ($66 per class)

July 11 - August 15th (6 weeks)

3:45-4:30pm ADULT SUMMER ART CLASS - ongoing 
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 FEE: $246 ($41 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

NOTE FEE: $66 per week/ongoing

6 - 7:00pm TEEN/YOUNG ADULT CHORUS

It's time to engage in some social singing with Sarah! Build your vocal skills while you learn some cool new songs. This is going to be fun!
Goals: Vocal skills, self expression and working together

Teacher: Sarah

NOTE FEE: $41 per week/ongoing

WEDNESDAY 

July 5 - August 16th (7 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am MOVIE MAKING CLASS SESSION #2

Music For Life is making a movie! Learn how to film, edit and tell a story. This will be a short documentary about our band program. The class is led by a professional filmmaker~

Goals: Video shooting and editing and storytelling skills

Teacher: Pascal & Jeffrey FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 5 - August 16th (7 weeks)

9:15 - 10:30am  3D ART CLASS

It's time to learn how to express yourself in 3 dimensions! Use a variety of mediums to make art that pops off the page. This class will use clay as well as found objects to create a variety of interesting pieces. 

Goals: Sculpture, fine motor skills and creativity

Teacher: Grace FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 5 - August 16th (7 weeks)

10:45 - 12noon MFL ADULT SUMMER CHORUS

Build your group singing skills in the ongoing MFL ADULT CHORUS. This is an always 

popular class! Focus this winter will range from unison singing to 2 part singing to using percussion instruments during singing.

Goals: Group singing skills, self expression and working together

Teacher: Molly FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 5 - August 16th (7 weeks)

12:45 - 2pm GAMES AND SMALL TALK CLASS

In this class, students will learn how to follow directions of games with varying degrees of complexity and build leisure skills. They will learn how to memorize directions, implement strategies and work cooperatively. They will learn games that they can play during free time outside of class. Games will include those with physical challenges (i.e. Jenga), those with perceptual challenges (i.e. Connect Four), those with creative challenges (i.e. Story Cubes) and those with math challenges (i.e. Monopoly). They will learn how to interact with peers as they play games. This is always a fun and popular class.

Goals: Games and conversational skills

Teacher: Molly FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 5 - August 16th (7 weeks)

4 - 5pm SUMMER FUN DANCE CLASS:

It’s time to get down to some summer songs! Dancing is good exercise and it’s 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: Autumn FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 5 - August 16th (7 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: $45 per week/ongoing

THURSDAY 

July 6 - August 17th (7 weeks)  

9:15am - 10:30am DRUM CIRCLE RHYTHM CLASS

Let's get our rhythm on with some drumming! Learn how to keep a beat and play some interesting rhythms in a group. Participants will use a wide variety of percussion instruments in this class.

Goals: Group music skills and working together

Teacher: TBA FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 6 - August 17th (7 weeks)  

10:45am - 12noon GROUP SINGING CLASS - Harmonizing, Call and Response and More

Want to delve deep into singing and learn how to harmonize, use call and response and develop intermediate and advanced vocal skills? This is your class. NOTE: Prior vocal training required for this class. Please talk to Jeffrey if interested.

Goals: Singing and social skills 

Teacher:  Molly FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 6 - August 17th (7 weeks)  

10:45am - 12noon OPEN STUDIO ART CLASS:

Learn to use a variety of medium to express yourself and make art! Each class starts with a short lesson. Great for beginners who want to build skills and advanced artists who want to work on their own projects.

Goals: Self expression and art skills

Teacher: Akimie Worrell FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 6 - August 17th (7 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: Jeffrey FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 6 - August 17th (7 weeks)  

5 - 5:55pm ADULT SOCIAL ART CLASSLearn 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: Akimie FEE: $287 ($41 per class)

July 6 - August 17th (7 weeks)  

5:45 - 7pm Theater Class TBD

Teacher: Molly, Terese & Rick FEE: $363 ($60.50 per class)

FRIDAY

July 7 - August 18th (7 weeks)

4:30-5:30pm Rock Band Class 

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: Dave & Autumn FEE: $45 per week/ongoing

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Main office: 282 Route 59

Central Nyack NY 10960

info@MusicForLifeCenter.com

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