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SUMMER 2024
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

Adults ages 18-99

SUMMER Classes July 1st - August 16th 2024
To register please email info@musicforlifecenter.com for consult and to find out availability

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Overview (see below for description and fees)

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Individual Music Lessons: 30, 45 and 60 mins

Individual Music Therapy: 30, 45 and 60 mins

Individual Art Lessons: 30, 45 and 60 mins

Individual Art Therapy: 30, 45 and 60 mins

Individual Acting Lesson: 30, 45 and 60 mins

GROUP CLASSES:

MUSICAL THEATER CLASSES:

MONDAYS 5:30-6:45PM ADULT SUMMER MUSICAL THEATER CLASS

MONDAYS:

MONDAYS 9:15-10:30am VIDEO EDITING LAB CLASS 
MONDAYS 10:45am - 12noon ART CLASS - SUMMER ART CLASS

MONDAYS 12:45pm - 2pm DRUM CIRCLE CLASS

MONDAYS 5 - 5:45pm SMALL BAND CLASS

TUESDAYS:

TUESDAYS 9:15 - 10:30am SUMMER MOVES DANCE CLASS

TUESDAYS 10:45am 12:00pm OPEN ART STUDIO CLASS

TUESDAYS 11:00am 12:00pm SMALL GROUP MUSIC MAKING CLASS

TUESDAYS 12:45pm 2:00pm MFL TV SHOW CLASS 

TUESDAYS 2 - 2:45pm SMALL BAND CLASS (Whatta Band)
TUESDAYS 5:30 - 6:30pm CHORUS CLASS at Rockland Conservatory of Music

TUESDAYS 4:30 - 6:00pm ROCK BAND CLASS (The Rock 'n' Rollers)

TUESDAYS 5:45 - 7pm ADULT MUSICAL THEATER CLASS

WEDNESDAYS:

WEDNESDAYS 9:15 - 10:30am FILM MAKING CLASS 

WEDNESDAYS 9:15am 10:30am DANCE TEAM CLASS

WEDNESDAYS 11:00am 12:15pm SMALL GROUP PERFORMANCE LAB CLASS 

WEDNESDAYS 10:45am 12:00pm SUMMER CHORUS CLASS

WEDNESDAYS 12:45pm 2:00pm PODCAST INTERVIEW CLASS/Voices Are Heard

WEDNESDAYS 4 - 4:55pm SUMMER MOVES DANCE CLASS

WEDNESDAYS 5:15 - 6:00pm SMALL BAND CLASS - TAPPAN

WEDNESDAYS 5:15 - 6:15pm ROCK BAND CLASS (The AMPS)

THURSDAYS:

THURSDAY 9:15am - 10:45noon DANCE TEAM CLASS

THURSDAY 10:45am - 12noon MOVIE MAKING CLASS - PRACTICING THE SCENES

THURSDAY 12:45pm - 2pm MOVIE MAKING CLASS - FILMING THE SCENES
THURSDAY 5:15 - 6:10pm OPEN ART STUDIO CLASS

FRIDAYS:

FRIDAY 4:30 - 5:30pm ROCK BAND CLASS (Beach Down)

Printable schedule

SUMMER Classes - DESCRIPTIONS & FEES
To register please email info@musicforlifecenter.com for consult and to find out availability

Monday-Friday

MUSIC

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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

30 minute In-home lessons: $100

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: $120/30 mins, $140/45 mins, $160/60 mins, 45 mins In-home music therapy: $160

Acting

Monday-Friday

Acting Lessons

Learn how act in movies, TV, on stage! Learn to interview in a podcast. Build your ability to read lines, communicate with audiences using words and non-verbals. Work with a professional!

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

Monday-Friday

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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

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: $120/30 mins, $140/45 mins, $160/60 mins, 45 mins In-home music therapy: $160

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CREATIVE ARTS ACADEMY - GROUP CLASSES

 

MONDAYS July 1st - August 12th (7 weeks) 

9:15 - 10:30am VIDEO EDITING LAB - Editing for Movie Class

Edit video from our MOVIE CLASS and MFL TV CLASS while learning video editing skills on our state-of-the-art computers. Participants can also work on personal video projects. Build skills in fun social group.

Goals: Video shooting and editing and storytelling skills

Teacher: Jeffrey FEE: $287 ($41.00 per class)

10:45 - 12noon SUMMER ART CLASS

Build art skills as make fun summer projects including beading, t-shirt design and painting and drawing. Participants will learn how to use a variety of materials and mediums. Artwork will focus on summer themes. Fun and art skill building!

Goals: Art skills, fine motor skills and self expression

Teacher: Grace FEE: $287 ($41.00 per class)

12:45 - 2pm DRUM CIRCLE CLASS

Build your group music making skills in this fun drumming class! Participants will build their ability to maintain a steady beat, echo/copy simple rhythms and play a variety of percussion instruments in a group setting. This is a great class to reinforce skills needed to play in a band!

Goals: Music skills, communication and listening skills

Teacher: Sara & Brandon FEE: $287 ($41.00 per class)

5 - 5:45pm SMALL BAND CLASS (POP BAND) - 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.
Teacher: Autumn  $540 ($60 per class)

5:30-6:45pm MUSICAL THEATER CLASS 

Nothing says "summer" more than musical theater! Build singing, acting and dancing skills in this summer musical theater class. Participants will each learn a song and participate our annual summer variety show at the end of the session. This is great class to have fun while getting ready and building skills for Fall musical theater show.

Goals: Singing and acting skills and working together

Teacher: Matt & Rick FEE: $423.50 ($60.50 per class) 

TUESDAYS July 2nd - August 13th (7 weeks) 

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

Let's warmup up with some dancing! Learn some new dance moves as you start the day with some moving and grooving. Build skills in coordinating your body to music and build your repertoire of fun dances. This always popular class is fun, educational and exercise! 

Goals: Dance skills, exercise and cooperation

Teacher: Autumn  FEE: $287 ($41.00 per class)

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: $287 ($41.00 per class)

11am - 12noon SMALL GROUP MUSIC MAKING CLASS

Nothing is better than playing music together! Participants will learn the basics of making music in a group including playing together with a steady beat, group singing and movement to music. A variety of songs and musical activities will reinforce skills learned. Participants will learn to play bongos, congas, maracas, rhythms sticks and more. No prior skills necessary.

Goals: Music skills and self-expression

Teacher: Sarah & Emily  $287 ($41.00 per class)

12:45 - 2pm MFL TV SHOW CLASS 

This season of MFL’s own TV show will focus on the “Zoom TV Show” format. The show will be a combination of interactive fun songs, games and skits. Learn how to video, edit and produce a TV show. Participants will share their talents in front of and in back of the camera. Participants will learn technology that they can use at home to make their own videos. 

Goals: Videography, creativity and cooperation

Teacher: Autumn & Sara  $287 ($41.00 per class)

2 - 2:45pm SMALL BAND CLASS  (Whatta Band) - 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.

Teacher: Molly & Matt  $420 ($60 per class)

3:00-3:45pm ADULT SMALL GROUP 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. At the end of each class they will share what they have made with each other.

Goals: Art skills, sharing art and creativity

Teacher: Grace  $420 ($60 per class)

4:30-6:00pm ROCK BAND CLASS (The Rock 'n' Rollers) - 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 and Matt FEE: $66 per week/ongoing

5:45 - 7:00pm MUSICAL THEATER CLASS 

Nothing says "summer" more than musical theater! Build singing, acting and dancing skills in this summer musical theater class. Participants will each learn a song and participate our annual summer variety show at the end of the session. This is great class to have fun while getting ready and building skills for Fall musical theater show.

Goals: Singing and acting skills and working together

Teacher: Sarah FEE: $423.50 ($60.50 per class) 

WEDNESDAY July 3rd - August 14th (7 weeks) 

 

9:15 - 10:30am MOVIE MAKING CLASS

Work with a professional filmmaker as you work on MFL's Summer Movie. Learn how to tell short stories with video, editing and special effects. Participants will learn how to use video equipment and how to tell a story! Footage will be provided from the Thursday Movie Making Class. Personal projects can also be worked on.

Goals: Video shooting and editing and storytelling skills

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

9:15 - 10:30am MINDFULNESS ART CLASS

Learn to make art that helps focus on the here-and-now. Calming art activities include painting, drawing and following music as you create. This class helps build skills while making art in a group setting. 

Goals: Painting, art and fine motor skills

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

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 SUMMER will range from unison singing to 2 part singing to using percussion instruments during singing. Engage in solo and group singing and learn skills for each.

Goals: Group singing skills, self expression and working together

Teacher: Molly & Emily FEE: $410 ($41 per class)

 

11:00 - 12:15pm SMALL GROUP PERFORMANCE LAB CLASS

NOTE: This class is for participants with advanced skill on a musical instrument. Participants will learn how to set up and perform in professional environments including farmer’s markets, senior centers and restaurants.

Goals: Performing skills, sound system set up and working together

Teacher: Dave FEE: $420 ($60 per class)
NOTE: TAPPAN LOCATION 32 Old Tappan Road Tappan NY

WEDNESDAYS 12:45pm 2:00pm PODCAST CLASS/Voices Are Heard

Learn valuable interview skills as you talk to interesting people. Skills include asking questions that inspire people to tell stories, asking followup questions and talking clearly and assertively. Interviews will be edited and published on our website.

Goals: Audio editing and conversational skills

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

4 - 4:55pm SUMMER FUN DANCE CLASS:

It’s time to get down to some exciting dance 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: $410 ($41 per class)

5:15 - 6:15pm SMALL BAND CLASS - TAPPAN - 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.
Teacher: Brendan  $600 ($60 per class)

NOTE: Tappan Location 32 Old Tappan Rd, Tappan, NY

5:15-6:15pm ROCK BAND CLASS (The AMPS)

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 FEE: $45 per week/ongoing

THURSDAY  July 11th - August 15th (6 weeks) 

9:15 - 10:30am MOVIE MAKING CLASS Part 1 - PRACTICING THE SCENES

Learn how to make a movie in this 2 part class. This section focuses on building acting skills as you rehearse lines. Learn how to deliver believable lines, express emotion as an actor, play to the camera and work interactively. NOTE: Must take 10:45am class as well as that is where the scenes will be video taped. Story is to-be-determined.

Goals: Acting and self-expression 

Teacher:  Rick & Autumn FEE: $246 ($41 per class)

10:45am - 12noon MOVIE MAKING CLASS Part 2 - FILMING THE SCENES

Learn how to make a movie in this 2nd of 2 part class. This section focuses on filming the scenes from Part 1. Learn to deliver lines in front of a camera AND work a camera, lights and sound. Build skills in order to make your own films at home. Story is to-be-determined.

Goals: Acting, self-expression and video shooting skills

Teacher:  Rick & Molly FEE: $246 ($41 per class)

12:45 - 2:00pm DANCE TEAM CLASS:

Build dance skills in this fun dance class. Learn dance routines that will be performed at upcoming MFL events. This fun class is educational, creative and great exercise. 

Goals: Dance skills, exercise and cooperation

Teacher: Autumn FEE: $246 ($41 per class)

1 - 2:00pm JAMMING CLASS

Work in-depth on a variety of fun songs in the Jamming Class! Have fun playing many different songs with each other. Try out songs as a duo, trio or quartet! This is a great class to experiment with different instruments.

Goals: Band skills, self expression and working together 

Teacher: Jeffrey FEE: $246 ($41 per class)

5:15 - 6:10pm OPEN ART STUDIO 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: Jessica FEE: $270 ($45 per class)

FRIDAY July 12th - August 16th (6 weeks) 

4:30-5:30pm ROCK BAND CLASS (Beach Down)

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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