SUMMER CLASSES 2021

Looking for fun ways to get your child engaged, laughing, and learning this summer? Come to Music Works for a variety of classes that will fill young minds with music!

Please email us for information on prices and to register your student.

Afro-Cuban Jazz Combo 
New Students: Please contact Music Works NW directly to join the group. Fred Hoadley has been and is currently a leading performer and authority on Afro-Cuban music in the northwest for 20 plus years. For decades, African-inspired Cuban music has influenced the world of Jazz with its infectious rhythms and beautiful melodies. Students will be able to work on improvisation through Afro-Cuban arrangements. New students to the Afro Cuban Combo must arrange to meet with the instructor to assess whether the ensemble is a good fit or not. 
Instructor: Fred Hoadley
Day: Mondays
Time: 7:30-8:50 pm
Dates: June 7-August 23 (no class June 21 and July 5)
Ages: All
Tuition: $240.00

VIRTUAL Music Meetup for Kids

Make connections and friendship with peers through music! Music therapy addresses multiple therapeutic goals simultaneously by utilizing playful and interactive interventions such as instrument-playing, group improvisation, songwriting, and singing songs. Skills addressed through music include cooperation, social awareness, collaboration, social greetings/farewell, social imitation, emotional regulation strategies, and communication. Come join the fun!

Instructor: Riley Kua, MT-BC

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 1:00-1:50pm

Dates: July 6 – August 24, 2021

Ages: 7-12

Tuition: $215

IN-PERSON Music Meetup for Kids

Make connections and friendship with peers through music! Music therapy addresses multiple therapeutic goals simultaneously by utilizing playful and interactive interventions such as instrument-playing, group improvisation, songwriting, and singing songs. Skills addressed through music include cooperation, social awareness, collaboration, social greetings/farewell, social imitation, emotional regulation strategies, and communication. Come join the fun!

Instructor: Brooke Bower, MT-BC

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 4:00-4:50pm

Dates: July 7 – August 25, 2021

Ages: 7-12

Tuition: $215

VIRTUAL Musical Theatre

Bring on the show-tunes! In this virtual class, teens and young adults will work together to create, rehearse and perform a short musical theatre performance. Participants will have the opportunity to choose a song that they would like to perform for the final week, and we’ll work together to create a script and dances. The class will be adapted to participants’ interests and strengths to ensure that everyone is included at their own comfort level. This class is most appropriate for teens and young adults with disabilities or neurodiversity who are able to communicate verbally or with an AAC device.

Instructor: Elizabeth VanSant, MT-BC

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 6:00-6:50pm

Dates: July 7 – August 25, 2021

Ages: 13-21

Tuition: $215

VIRTUAL Voices of Sunshine Choir

Join Voices of Sunshine! We are a community choir for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities focused on using our most natural instrument - our voices to make music, make friends, and to have fun! All levels of vocal talent are welcome. Harmony, rhythm, and tone will be explored. Our musical material is influenced by what our choir members enjoy listening to, making each term all the more fun and unique! We request that participants

needing one-on-one care or personal assistance be accompanied by an assistant while taking part in the choir. Come share your passion for singing and spread rays of sunshine!

Instructor: Riley Kua, MT-BC

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 1:00-1:50pm

Dates: July 7 – August 25, 2021

Ages: 18+

Tuition: $215