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Texas A&M International University's Young Arts Program


Fall is about to end and the new year about to begin! We hope that your child is ready to begin the Spring dance/music semester. Now is the time to register your son/daughter in the Texas A&M International University’s Young Arts Programs! Class offerings for Spring 2014 will include opportunities in Ballet Folklorico, Dance and Piano. All classes will be held at the University’s Fine and Performing Arts Building. The building has accessible parking and a drop off area as well. All classes will meet weekly throughout the entire year with performance opportunities occurring at the end of each session. Online registration is new this semester and online payment is still the preferred way to pay your tuition.

 

Ballet Folklorico Juvenile

Classes begin Friday, January 10th and run through May 25th, with performance opportunities at the ‘Pimavera’Concert on April 25th -26th and a year-end Recital on May 25th . All students must wear shoes with a heel. Boys may wear casual clothing. Girls may wear casual clothing; however a black leotard and white tights are preferred. A solid color Mexican Ballet Folklorico practice skirt is also required for the girls. Any student wishing to participate in public performances will be required to purchase their own costume.

Offerings will include:

Class Day/Time
Age
Monthly Tuition
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Friday
5:00-6:00 pm
5-12 yrs $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Friday
6:00-7:00 pm
Teen/Adults $50.00 a month $190.00 semeste $240.00 semester

**Registration will take place at registration in Studio 122 on Thursday, August 29th from 4-7pm.

For More Inforamtion Contact:  Ms. Sandra Leal, sleal@tamiu.edu, 956.326.2654


Dance

Classes begin Monday, January 6th and run through May 25th , with a year-end Recital on May 25th. Combination classes for children age 2-12 include Ballet, Tap and Flamenco. Teen/Adult classes are available in Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pointe, Tap and Yoga. Children in combination classes will be required to purchase a uniform leotard (special order), pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes as well as Spanish shoes and skirt.  The uniform is a special order item that can be purchased in the FPA office.

Offerings will include:

Combination classes: Ballet, Tap & Flamenco (Ages 2-12)

Class Day/Time Age Monthly Tuition Fall Semester Spring Semester
Monday
4-5:30pm
8-12 yrs. $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Tuesday
4-5:30 pm
6-8 yrs $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Wednesday
4-5:30 pm
2-4 yrs $50.00 a month $190.00 $240.00
Thursday
4-5:30 pm
4-6 yrs $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester

 

Teen/Adult Technique Classes

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm – Ballet
Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm - Flamenco (Beginner) / 6:30-7:30pm - Flamenco (Int/Adv) / 6:30-7:30 pm - Yoga
Wednesday 5:30-6:30 - Tap/ 6:30-7:30pm- Pointe
Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm - Jazz / 5:30-6:30 pm - Belly dance / 6:30-7:30 pm - Hip-Hop / 6:30-7:30 pm - Yoga

Tuition Schedule:
1 class per week $ 45.00 @ month 2 classes per week $ 55.00 @ month
3 classes per week $ 65.00 @ month 4 classes per week $ 75.00 @ month
5 classes per week $ 85.00 @ month 6 classes per week $ 95.00 @ month
7 classes per week $105.00 @ month

**Registration will take place at registration in Studio 122 on Thursday, August 29th from 4-7pm.

For More Information Contact:  Ms. Bede Leyendecker, bleyendecker@tamiu.edu, 956.326.2649

Piano

Classes begin Monday, January 6th and run through May 24th. with a Spring Program on May 27th. Both group piano classes and private piano lessons will be offered, each meeting once per week. It is highly recommended that students taking group classes have a well-maintained piano or good quality digital keyboard (full-sized with at least a sustaining pedal) at home on which to practice most days of the week. It is required for students taking private lessons.

Offerings will include:
Group Piano Classes (Ages 5-Adult).

Class Day/Time Level Monthly Tuition Fall Semester Spring Semester
Monday 5:30-6:30 pm Beginner $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm Late- Beginner $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Wednesday 4-5 pm Beginner $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester
Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm Beginner $50.00 a month $190.00 semester $240.00 semester


Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Student Teacher (ages 5-Adult)

Class Day/Time Level Monthly Tuition Fall Semester Spring Semester
Arranged w/ teacher All levels $125.00 a month $480.00 semester $600.00 semester


Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Piano Professor, Dr. Fritz Gechter (contact Dr. Gechter before registering)

Class Day/Time Level Monthly Tuition Fall Semester Spring Semester
Arranged w/ Dr. Gechter Int-Adv $250.00 a month $960.00 semester $1,200.00 semester


For More Information Contact:  Dr. Fritz Gechter, fgechter@tamiu.edu, 956.326.2639 for more information.

For additional information contact:
Fine and Performing Arts
5201 University Boulevard, CFPA217
Laredo, TX  78041
Tel. 956.326.2649
E-mail: bleyendecker@tamiu.edu

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