Teen Classes

Digital Media

Elements and Principles of Design: The Adobe Creative Suite Winter 2022
Ages15+
$115 Non-members | $85 Members
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks Hatch
Jan 11 - Feb 15, 2022

6 Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 pm

Explore the elements and principles of design with guided projects using the Adobe Creative Suite. Each week will feature a design prompt illustrating the use of various tools/functions: texture (week one), contrast (week two), line (week three), movement (week four), pattern (week five), and balance (week six). Students should bring a flash drive, camera (phone, tablet, or DSLR), and SD card (if using camera). Capacity: 10 students.  Minimum: 5 students.  Ages 15+.

Smartphone Photography Workshop for Teens Winter 22
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks Hatch
Save the Date: Jan 29, 2022

1 Saturday, 12-1:30 pm

Do you want to learn how to optimize your photos without investing in expensive equipment? Join us to learn how to utilize your Smartphone’s camera to its full potential. In this one-day workshop we will cover manual camera functions, composition, and lighting.

Supplies list: Adobe Lightroom App (free download), FOCOS App (or another manual camera app), Smartphone. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages: 13-17

*This class is also available for adults.

Intro to Photoshop: Digital Art for Teens Winter 2022
Ages13-17
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Cassidy Tonks Hatch
Save the Date: Feb 26, 2022

1 Saturday, 12 - 1:30 pm

Explore the different tools and functions of Photoshop by collaging elements to create a whimsical photo-manipulation in Adobe PhotoShop. Bring an SD card and a flash drive to class. Capacity: 10 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages: 13-17.

Music

Private Cello Lessons: Winter 2022
Ages:5-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Jan 11 - Mar 1, 2022

8 Tuesdays, by half-hour appointment

Whether your child is just beginning or seeking to advance his/her skills, each ½ hour private lesson is tailored to the student’s individual abilities. Information on rentals and appropriately sized instruments is available. Options to add additional individual and group lessons available.

Private Voice Lessons: Winter 2022
Ages10+
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kris Harper
Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2022

This class has been canceled.

 

8 Thursdays, by half-hour appointment

Whether just beginning or refining your skills, join newcomer Kris Harper for 1:1 vocal instruction incorporating the benefit of proper breathing techniques, posture, engagement of the entire body, vocal production, and proper vowel formation.  Lessons are open to children and adults, ages 10+. We will contact you to schedule your lesson time, between 3:00 – 6:00 pm, after registration

The Drumming Circle: Winter 2022
Ages10+
$115 Non-members | $85 Members
Instructor: Kris Harper
Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2022

This Class Has Been Canceled

 

8 Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm

Apprehensive about making music?  There’s no wrong way to drum! Explore your curiosity with less apprehension and more success while building strong social skills!  Drumming circles have proven beneficial to communication, academic and emotional development, cognitive skills, and even fine and gross motor impairments! Learn about this versatile instrument and have fun in a supportive environment. African drums will be provided in class. Capacity: 12. Minimum: 5. Ages 10+.

Piano Lessons: Winter 2022
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Kevin Danielson
Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2022

8 Saturdays, by half-hour appointment

Join teacher Kevin Danielson for 1:1 piano instruction for beginners, as well as those wanting to improve their musical talents. Each one-half hour lesson, tailored to the student’s individual level, will build on skills.  Ages 10+. Appointments begin at 10:30 am. Last appointment at 3:30 pm.

Group Cello Class: Winter 2022
Ages:5-18
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Feb 1 - Feb 22, 2022

Reinforce private lessons by learning to play with others! This course is designed to help existing students listen, respond and perform as a team. Lessons will end with a recital for families.

Painting

Winter Still Life for Teens Winter 2022
Ages: 13-18
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: Feb 1, 2022

1 Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m

Start your painting journey today! Join the Hoyt’s own Miss Paige to learn the art of acrylic painting on canvas. You will create a winter still life painting. All materials are included. A great class for teens! No painting experience needed.

Capacity: 10.  Minimum: 5. Ages 13-18.

"Your Favorite Things" Still Life Painting for Teens
Ages: 13-18
$45 Non-members | $30 Members
Instructor: Paige Kleinfelder
Save the Date: Mar 1, 2022

1 Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Start your painting journey today! Join the Hoyt’s own Miss Paige to learn the art of acrylic painting on canvas. Bring in some of your favorite items to paint. All supplies are included. A great class for teens! No painting experience needed. Capacity: 10.  Minimum: 5. Ages 13-18.

Stained Glass

Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop for Teens 2: Winter 2022
Ages13-17
$80 Non-members | $65 Members
Instructor: Louis Recchione
Save the Date: Feb 12, 2022

1 Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm

Learn the basic skills of the copper foil method to create a simple fall themed sun catcher! You’ll learn to cut, grind, foil and solder to walk away with a work of art for your window!  Tuition includes all materials. Capacity: 8 students. Minimum: 3 students. Ages: 13 - 17.

Videography

Videography for Teens: Winter 2022
Ages:13-18
$160 Non-members | $130 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Jan 13 - Mar 3, 2022

8 Thursdays, 6-8 pm

This class is to provide students with little to no knowledge of video production with the basic steps required to produce a Hollywood film/video. Gain a basic understanding of camera operation, lighting, editing and sound to make a video with your classmates! Bring a notebook and a flash drive. Capacity: 8.  Minimum: 6. Ages 13-18.

Claymation Animation: Winter 2022
Ages:9-12
$145 Non-members | $115 Members
Instructor: Tom Stoops
Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2022

8 Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

Claymation is essentially stop motion animation using clay to create your characters and develop your storyline. Professional filmmaker, Tom Stoops, will lead students through the process of developing a character and storyline, the use of green screens, cameras, and editing. At the end of the course, the students will have a finished ‘short’ to share! Capacity: 8. Minimum: 6.

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