FUNDAMENTALS OF OIL PAINTING: STILL LIFE

Eigth-Week Class

Saturdays 10am – 12pm

Cost: $110 per session

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Class Sessions

Winter 1: January 9 – February 27, 2021

Instructor: Michelle Wilcox

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Fundamentals of Oil Painting in Still Life is an 8 week observational painting course which explores the still life, a genre that focuses on commonplace subjects and objects that occupy the spaces of our domestic rituals. Join me in exploring the potential of this seemingly humble genre.

        • This course will cover Color Theory, Composition, and Techniques to oil painting; and places emphasis on students finding their own individualized approach to painting the genre of still life by referencing art movements and artwork made by historic and contemporary artists.
FUNDAMENTALS OF OIL PAINTING: STILL LIFE

JOY OF PAINTING

Six-Week Class

Thursdays 6pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $90 per session

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Class Sessions

Winter 1: January 7 – February 11, 2021

Instructor: Beth Blanchard

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint but were afraid to get in a class only to find out the teacher expected you to already have the skills and talent? Joy of Painting is a safe place to try out oil painting without the pressure or high expectations. Instructor, Beth Blanchard, gives individual instruction and help based on where you are and what you want to accomplish. Learn how to use the oil medium, mix colors, create depth and light in your work, identify interesting compositions, and implement exciting brushwork. Experienced painters, come, bring your paints and supplies, and enjoy the fellowship of other mature artists in the class who have been painting for years and ask for help only as needed. Beginner painters, come with a photo for reference, a canvas or art panel, and a set of brushes. The instructor will give her recommendations for paints and mediums at the first class. Drawing skills are not required. Come, relax, and enjoy the art of oil painting.

JOY OF PAINTING

ZUMBA FITNESS: WEST AFRICAN CULTURAL DANCE

Four-Week Class

Fridays 6pm – 7pm

Cost: $40 per session

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Class Sessions

Winter 1: January 8 – January 29, 2021

Winter 2: February 5 – February 26, 2021

Instructor: Alicia Edwards

Location: Dance Studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: This is a high impact cardiovascular fitness class that is guaranteed to get your blood pumping. You will be smiling and sweating to West African drum beats. In this hour class you will be combining traditional moves and contemporary styles of African dance with drums and Afro-beat music. Please wear comfortable clothes and layers in case you get too hot, and don’t worry about footwear, you won’t need them.

ZUMBA FITNESS: WEST AFRICAN CULTURAL DANCE

YOUTH DANCE EXPLOSION

Eight-Week Class

Fridays 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: $65  per session

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Class Sessions

Winter 1: January 8 – February 26, 2021

Instructor: Alicia Edwards

Location: Dance studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: 7+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: In this class students will explore different dance styles all while studying the fundamentals of dance.  Starting with a ballet fundamental base and moving into more Afrocentric modern and lyrical movement. Practicing fun and emotional dance pieces to cultivate a sense of creativity and mental release. This class will leave you energized and left with a vigor.

YOUTH DANCE EXPLOSION

HOMESCHOOL POPPING

Four-Week Class

Tuesdays 12pm – 1pm

Cost: $45 per session

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Class Sessions

Winter 1: January 5 – January 26, 2021

Instructor: Eric Cruiz

Location: Dance Studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: 7+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Popping is a theatrical style of street dance that comes from the West coast California and was inspired from the art form known as Robotting in the mid to late 70s. The focus of Popping is a balance of body and muscle control, free range of motion, dancing and illustrating to the music. 

HOMESCHOOL POPPING

HOMESCHOOL MUSIC EXPLORATION (Ages 6-10)

Nine-Week Class

Tuesdays 10am – 11am

Cost: $80 per 9-week session, supplies included

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2020-21 Class Sessions

Fall Session: Sept. 29 – Nov. 24, 2020

Instructor: Brittany Hamlin

Location: Naismith Classroom, 2rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Students, Ages 6-10

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Through meeting on a once a week basis the students will learn the fundamentals of music theory, aural skills and orchestration.The class goal is for each student to be able to read music on the treble and bass clef. To have a solid foundation of solfege and able to sing in the major keys. When listening to a piece of music they will be able to identify the instruments. Ages 6-10.

HOMESCHOOL MUSIC EXPLORATION (Ages 6-10)

SUFFOLK CENTER CHILDREN’S CHORUS

Semester-long

Tuesday evenings

Chorus 1: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Chorus 2: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Cost: $75 for semester

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2020-21 Spring Session

Starting in January 2021

Instructor: Gavin Harper

Location: Naismith Room, 2nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Children ages 7-17

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Children from the ages of seven to seventeen will have the opportunity to use their voices to create beautiful, harmonious music. Allow your student to be a part of an ensemble that will challenge them as well as grow them as people and as lovers of music. The children will learn to work with others, identifying different pitches, learning how to read music, as well as learning proper vocal techniques. The director, Gavin Harper, comes with a background in working with children’s choirs to University and adult choirs. This chorus will perform out at venues in the community as well as at the Suffolk Center. Join us as we begin to create music and spark the artistic side of the next generation.

Please note the two different rehearsal times:

Chorus 1: 5:00-6:00pm

Chorus 2: 5:30-6:30pm

SUFFOLK CENTER CHILDREN’S CHORUS