NO CLASSES OR LESSONS THE WEEK OF JUNE 29! HAPPY 4TH OF JULY, AND WE WILL SEE YOU NEXT WEEK!
Check it out – it’s the Performance Project!
The 2015 Summer Music Academy has officially begun! See the Student Information page for the latest info, including times! Classes are being offered in Keyboard Theory, Guitar, A Cappella, Music Theater, Musicianship (including History and Theory), Contemporary Studio, and the Performance Project, featuring electronic composition. All this in addition to individual voice lessons! We are nearly filled to capacity, but there are a few spots remaining! Interested? See below!
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.