WINTER / SPRING SESSIONS: Begin january 8th

Greenwood's talented teachers are offering our popular after school classes beginning the week of january 8th. 

 

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CLASSES

  • JOURNALISM! BY FAST FORWARD MAGAZINE : MONDAYS, 3:30-5:00PM

Beginning March 5th - Open to Grades 6-8.     Led by Winifred Macleod, Publisher of FastForward

From team-building skills to developing a personal voice as writers, Fast Forward Magazine’s 8-week media workshop offers students the opportunity to develop life skills through learning the art of media and the production of print publications.  The end class product will be a 12-16 page magazine created by our students for our school, with some editorial published in FastForward. 

COST: $300 

  • MATH CLUB    MONDAYS, 3:15PM - 4:00PM, 10 SESSIONS ending MARCH 26th   

Open to Grades 7 & 8.   One-on-one help with pre-algebra/algebra and homework.   Led by Shana Strongin.

COST: $100 

  • DOLCE CHOIR    TUESDAYS, 3:15PM - 4:00PM, 20 SESSIONS ending june 5th

This Class is By Invitation due to Grade Level (Grades 1 & 2).   Led by Trevor Smith.  

Bring singing to life at Greenwood!   Students in this class are learning what it means to sing in an ensemble and follow a director!  We will sing in unison and learn our parts by rote.  Students will begin to recognize intervals by ear, and will play musical games to strengthen rhythm and pitch accuracy.

COST: $300

  • junior orchestra    TUESDAYS, 3:15PM - 4:00PM, 20 SESSIONS ending june 5th

Open to Grades 3 – 5.    Students with some experience playing a string instrument and take private lessons.   Led by Edith Szendrey.  

This fun, motivating activity is a great way to inspire children to love music and feel proud of accomplishing something beautiful, together as a group. Students will discover artistry through expressive playing, develop healthy, resonant tone and clear intonation, and experience a variety of musical genres. Students will become self-confident performers with opportunities to perform at Greenwood School recitals and Community Outreach concerts.  Required beginning experience with orchestral strings (class is building on what they have learned).

COST: $300

  • Chiaro Choir    wednesdays, 3:15PM - 4:00PM, 20 SESSIONS ending JUNE 6th

Open to Grades 3 - 5.    Bring singing to life at Greenwood!  Led by Trevor Smith.  

We will start to cultivate our choral skills.  Students will develop the ability to sing in harmony, and will learn to identify the members of simple chords by ear. We will broaden our awareness of the melodic line and add dynamic shape to musical phrases, and through attention to all of these facets we will deepen our love of music and have a great time together!

COST: $300

  • greenwood orchestra  wednesdays, 3:15PM - 4:00PM, 20 SESSIONS ending june 6th

Open to Grades 6 - 8.    Intermediate to advanced string instrument students with at least 2 years experience playing in an orchestra. Led by Edith Szendrey.  

This fun, motivating activity is a great way to inspire children to love music and feel proud of accomplishing something beautiful, together as a group. Students will discover artistry through expressive playing, develop healthy, resonant tone and clear intonation, and experience a variety of musical genres. Students will become self-confident performers with opportunities to perform at the Greenwood School recital, the Winter Faire, and Community Outreach concerts.

COST: $300

  • NEW!  MUSIC IMPROV   thursdays, 3:15PM - 4:15PM, 20 SESSIONS ending june 7th  

Open to Grades 5 - 8.   Led by Trevor Smith.

Learn how to solo! Musical improvisation is a skill that sounds daunting to many, but is quite accessible given the proper tools. In this class, students will explore relationships between chords and scales that match those chords. Using jazz principles, we will practice soloing over jazz, rock and classical music. All pitched instruments welcome (no drums or unpitched percussion). Students must be able to play all sharps and flats within at least one octave of their instrument to join. This is a 1 hour class.

COST: $400