Group Programs

At New Opportuneities we provide the following group programs:

Song Writing Workshop

Description: Back by popular demand, this 3-4 day program for ages 8 and up is an awesome chance to learn more about everything it takes to create an original piece of music.

What does the three day program include?

  • 3 days of instruction, tips, ideas, and one-on-one professional assistance for writing original music and lyrics
  • Lessons on lyrics, chord progressions, melodies, song structure, messages in music, copyrighting material, trade marking names and logos, and creating original music videos
  • Performance at the end for family and friends
  • An easy-to-use music folder jam packed with tips, hints, and tricks for writing the perfect song!

What does the four day program include?

  • All of the above, plus…
  • Professional recording time with our digital recording studio (reg. $50 per hour)
  • Each student will receive a professional three+ track recording of all students’ songs on CD to keep for a lifetime
  • Instruction and hands-on assistance in copyrighting each student’s material
  • A listening party to show off your creations for family at the end of the program!

 

When does this program run and how long is it?

It is usually available on March Break and at various times throughout the summer, the length of workshops vary, either 3 or 4 days from 9:00-3:00pm each day.

Who is this program designed for?

All individuals aged 8 and up

What does it cost?
3 day program: $150 (usually Mon-Thurs, or Tues-Fri)
4 day program: $200 (usually Mon-Fri)

Ignite the Night and Rock band pic

Description: I mean REAL rockband! Chris and Becki are offering a Friday night rock band program for current students who have always wanted the opportunity to not only get better at their instrument themselves, but also learn valuable skills and have a great time rocking out with others! Curriculum is flexible and will depend on what mix of instruments and ages/ability levels are interested, so all are welcome! Performance goal is that if we work hard as a team and settle on a rockin’ tune or 2, students may have the opportunity to perform at an upcoming concert for an audience.

 

When does this program run and how long is it?
The course is 8 weeks long, rehearsals on Fridays from 6:00-7:00pm (hour long weekly program, 8 weeks)

Occasionally there are extra dress rehearsals/sound checks for various performances.

Who is this program designed for?
Requirements: This program is open to students of all ages and abilities and across all of the instruments we teach, Guitar, Piano, Vocal, Bass, Drums.

Ages: 8 and up, Class size 4-8 students

What does it cost?

8 week course: $150/student

Choir Program

Description: We will be working on 2-3 arrangements of songs for performance as a group. The course will involve some individual vocal instruction, as well as blending as a group, performance tips, and possibly some instruction on harmony (depending on age/experience of group). Performance goal is possibly a small concert for family and friends, or performing on a larger scale, depending on concerts available and time of year (example Ignite the Night in December, etc)

 

When does this program run and how long is it?

The course is 10 weeks long, Wednesdays from 5:00-5:30pm, or 7:00-7:30pm, various times throughout the school year.

Who is this program designed for?

Singers aged 5-10, class size: 4-6 students

What does it cost?

10 week course: $100/student