The Summer Music Academy will begin on Monday, June 8! In addition to individual voice and guitar lessons, we are adding keyboard and keyboard theory classes, the Berklee College of Music’s PULSE online theory class, musicianship, and group guitar. We will also be offering Contemporary Studio, Music Theater, Music Theory and A Cappella once again. Come spend your summer with us and have fun learning! You can download needed forms here:
Summer 2015 Registration Form (REQUIRED)
Summer Enrollment Form (ENRICHMENT CLASSES)
and return to Mary Anne Sims, 924 45th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312. Call 515-681-6234 with any questions!
ANNOUNCING THE PERFORMANCE PROJECT:
WELCOME! City Voices is a progressive, community-centered, after-school tuition-free music program providing vocal instruction to urban students with financial need in the neighborhood in which they live.
Check out our YouTube channel at youtube.com/cityvoicesdsm. See some of our great singers sing greatly at the Winter Recital!
Sign up for Guitar Lessons NOW on the Student Information page!! You don’t need any experience, or even a guitar! Contact Mrs. Sims for details.
CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS – 5 of our graduating seniors are attending college on scholarships to study the arts. Access to the required literature increases access – and makes a difference! We are very proud of these young people!
DANIEL LUCKETT (Roosevelt) will attend Southwestern Community College’s School for Music Vocations where he will study Vocal Performance and Music Production, as well as play basketball.
REBEKAH OSTERMANN (North) will attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she will study Vocal Performance.
MATTHEW HAWKINS (Roosevelt) will attend the University of Iowa and study Vocal Performance and Music Education.
ALEXIS COLE (Roosevelt) will attend the University of Iowa and study Directing and Theater Arts, with a minor in Vocal Performance.
MICHAEL XAYAVONG (North) will attend Columbia College (Chicago, IL) where he will study Musical Theater and Directing.
CONGRATULATIONS REBEKAH OSTERMANN (12, North) – chosen as a member of the 2014 Iowa High School Music Association’s All-State Choir!
Junior Mayte Gomez-Cruz (Junior, North High School) sings “Stars and the Moon” at the City Voices Winter Recital.
Junior Kameron James (Junior, North High School) sings “Man of LaMancha” at the City Voices Winter Recital.
Roosevelt senior Matt Hawkins sings “Seeing You There” in the Roosevelt January Jive Show.