CPM Fall




Fall 2014

Ballet Folklorico Juvenil

Age Group: 5-12
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Sandra Leal at 956.326.2654
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Friday, September 5 and run through December 19, with performance opportunities at community events and the Christmas Program on December 19. 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.

Young Dancer Program

Age Group: 2-12, Teen, & Adult
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Bede Leyendecker at 956.326.2649
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 19, with a Christmas Program on December 19. Combination classes for children age 2-12 include Ballet, Tap and Flamenco.  Teen/Adult classes are available in Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pointe and Yoga. Children in combination classes will be required to purchase a uniform leotard (special order), pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes for the Fall session and Spanish shoes and skirt in the Spring.  The uniform leotard will be available for purchase at registration in Studio 122 on Thursday, August 28 from 4-7pm. The uniform is a special order item and should be purchased at this time.

Young Pianists

Age Group: 6 - Adult
Date: September 1st and run through December 13th
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Dr. Fritz Gechter at 956.326.2639 or fgechter@tamiu.edu
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 211
For More Details: Click Here

Group Piano Classes (Ages 6- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Student Teacher (Afes 5- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Piano Professor, Dr. Fritz Getcher (by auddition only; Int- Adv Levels)

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 13, with a Winter Program on December 16.  Both group piano classes and private piano lessons will be offered, each meeting once per week. Discount provided for full semester tuition payment. 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. 

Singers Program

Age Group: 9-12, by audition only
Date: September 1st and run through December 13th
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 1 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Dr. Fritz Gechter at 956.326.2639 or fgechter@tamiu.edu
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 211
For More Details: Click Here

Private voice lessons with Dr. Suzanne Ramo begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 13, with a Winter Program on December 16. Class day and time TBA. Private voice lessons will be offered for ages 13 years old to adult. Ages 9-12 by audition only; it is highly recommended that younger students also play piano or violin. All lessons meet once per week. Lessons are offered in 30-min intervals (all ages) and 60-minute intervals (ages 13-up). Discount provided for full semester tuition payment.

Dr. Suzanne Ramo is a professional classical singer and teacher, who has sung with the San Francisco Opera, Philharmonia Baroque, and Austin Lyric Opera among others.  Her goal is to provide her students with a classical technique that will allow them to sing in a free and healthy manner no matter what the style. Assigned music will be appropriate to their age and technical abilities. 

Spring 2015

Ballet Folklorico Juvenil

Age Group: 5-12
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Sandra Leal at 956.326.2654
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Friday, September 5 and run through December 19, with performance opportunities at community events and the Christmas Program on December 19. All students must wear shoes with a heel. Boys may wear casual clothing. Girls may wear casual clothing; how ever 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.

Young Dancer Program

Age Group: 2-12, Teen, & Adult
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Bede Leyendecker at 956.326.2649
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 19, with a Christmas Program on December 19. Combination classes for children age 2-12 include Ballet, Tap and Flamenco.  Teen/Adult classes are available in Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pointe and Yoga . Children in combination classes will be required to purchase a uniform leotard (special order), pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes for the Fall session and Spanish shoes and skirt in the Spring.  The uniform leotard will be available for purchase at registration in Stu dio 122 on Thursday, August 28 from 4-7pm. The uniform is a special order item and should be purchased at this time.

Summer 2015

Ballet Folklorico Juvenil

Age Group: 5-12
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Sandra Leal at 956.326.2654
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Friday, September 5 and run through December 19, with performance opportunities at community events and the Christmas Program on December 19. All students must wear shoes with a heel. Boys may wear casual clothing. Girls may wear casual clothing; how ever 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.

Young Dancer Program

Age Group: 2-12, Teen, & Adult
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Bede Leyendecker at 956.326.2649
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 19, with a Christmas Program on December 19. Combination classes for children age 2-12 include Ballet, Tap and Flamenco.  Teen/Adult classes are available in Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pointe and Yoga . Children in combination classes will be required to purchase a uniform leotard (special order), pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes for the Fall session and Spanish shoes and skirt in the Spring.  The uniform leotard will be available for purchase at registration in Stu dio 122 on Thursday, August 28 from 4-7pm. The uniform is a special order item and should be purchased at this time.

Young Pianists

Age Group: 6 - Adult
Date: September 1st and run through December 13th
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Dr. Fritz Gechter at 956.326.2639 or fgechter@tamiu.edu
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 211
For More Details: Click Here

Group Piano Classes (Ages 6- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Student Teacher (Afes 5- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Piano Professor, Dr. Fritz Getcher (by auddition only; Int- Adv Levels)

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 13, with a Winter Program on December 16.  Both group piano classes and private piano lessons will be offered, each meeting once per week. Discount provided for full semester tuition payment. 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. 

Young Dancer Program

Age Group: 2-12, Teen, & Adult
Date: September 5 and run through December 19
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Bede Leyendecker at 956.326.2649
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28 from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 122
For More Details: Click Here

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 19, with a Christmas Program on December 19. Combination classes for children age 2-12 include Ballet, Tap and Flamenco.  Teen/Adult classes are available in Ballet, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pointe and Yoga . Children in combination classes will be required to purchase a uniform leotard (special order), pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tap shoes for the Fall session and Spanish shoes and skirt in the Spring.  The uniform leotard will be available for purchase at registration in Stu dio 122 on Thursday, August 28 from 4-7pm. The uniform is a special order item and should be purchased at this time.

Young Pianists

Age Group: 6 - Adult
Date: September 1st and run through December 13th
Time: Varies
Location: Fine and Performing Art's Building
Minor to Adult Ratio: 10 to 1
To Register: Click Here
Cost: Payment Plan
For More Information: Dr. Fritz Gechter at 956.326.2639 or fgechter@tamiu.edu
On Site Registration:
Registration for all classes will be held on Thursday, August 28from 4:00-7:00pm in the following locations: TAMIU Center for Fine & Performing Arts -Room 211
For More Details: Click Here

Group Piano Classes (Ages 6- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Student Teacher (Afes 5- Adult): All Levels
Private Piano Lessons with TAMIU Piano Professor, Dr. Fritz Getcher (by auddition only; Int- Adv Levels)

Classes begin Monday, September 1 and run through December 13, with a Winter Program on December 16.  Both group piano classes and private piano lessons will be offered, each meeting once per week. Discount provided for full semester tuition payment. 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. 


Camps and Programs for Minors


Most Summer Camp Registrations Open March 1st @ 8AM. We will host an on site registration in the Student Center Rotunda from 9AM -12PM.

Keep your child’s mind and body active through out the year with an array of special summer camps and programs at Texas A&M International University.

Camps vary in length from 4 days to 8 weeks and ages 4-17!

Click on the dedicated links below for additional camp information, including dates, times, course specifics and registration costs, if applicable.


General Information

  • Minors must wear closed toe shoes with straps. Depending on camp or program, crocs or similar foot wear may not be acceptable.
  • On average, student ratios are 1:10 or 1:15 depending on activity of camp or program; contact Office of Continuing Education if you would like more information regarding a specific program.
  • Notification of Campus Closures for camps already in session will be communicated via Facebook and Twitter. Respective camp or program will communicate with students and parents. Facebook and Twitter will be used for general campus announcements. Stay connected.
  • If you have trouble registering through the system, please contact 956-326-3068.
  • If you have questions regarding a program, please contact the hosting office directly.
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