Rock U (6/7 – 6/28)

Rock U
Advanced Players

Rock U band is a combination of grads and advanced teens, directed by Music Director Chris Jones and Assistant Director Natalia Rahim. The students work on mastering skills such as; playing together as a band, timing, and most importantly, performance and stage presence. The rehearsals run continuously in the Fall/ Winter and Winter/Spring, with a special session in the summer. The goal is to perfect a set of music to be used in multiple performances throughout the year.

All students are required to be proficient at an advanced level in an instrument of choice in order to participate.: vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keys, violin, or horns (all instruments are welcome).

Rehearsal Dates – 4 rehearsals
Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, June 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2024
Cost: 4 rehearsals plus final show – $125.00, Member Price – 20% discount – $100.00

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Comic Books, Cartooning, and Anime

Starting Saturday, March 16th, 2024 | 12:00PM–2:00PM EDT | School Art Room, 141 East Main

Teen Drawing Programs
Teen Art Programs

Comic Books, Cartooning, and Anime
with Mark Levine

Unleash your creativity with our thrilling Comic Books, Cartooning, and Anime course! Dive into the world of entertaining design, comics, storytelling, and character development. Get ready for exhilarating lessons that effortlessly enhance your drawing and creative skills.

This class explores the “Art of Storytelling”, a sequential storyboarding exploration.
Students use their own concepts and creative thinking while developing their characters, and environments into a selected format.

Mark instructs the individual students and their projects independently as they build concepts and begin the story boarding process. He presents methods of production throughout classes as well as understanding foundation drawing skills.
Each class, has students tapping into their imagination, developing drawing skills, working in pencil, ink, markers, and colored pencils.

Students should come prepared with their own markers and or colored pencils, sharpies (Fine, and ultra fine points) Micron ink pens.

In the first class I will give students further details as to which brands are best.
Additionally, a portfolio is recommended-I will advise in the first class.

Saturdays
March 16, 23, April 6, & 13, 2024
12:00 to 2:00 pm

4 classes – $200.00
Members 20% Discount $160.00

The material list will be sent after you register.

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EEA Rocks (1/8 -2/12)

Starting Monday, January 8th, 2024 | 6:30PM–8:30PM EST | EEA’s Carriage House, 2nd Floor

Teen Group Music Programs

EEA Rocks (4-sessions)
Intermediate to Advanced Players

EEA Rocks is our inaugural band directed by Music Director Chris Jones and Assistant Director Natalia Rahim. The rehearsals run continuously in the Fall/ Winter and Winter/Spring, with a special session in the summer. The goal is to perfect a set of music to be used in multiple performances throughout the year. The students work on mastering skills such as; playing together as a band, timing, and most importantly, performance and stage presence.

All students are required to be proficient at an intermediate to advanced level in an instrument of choice in order to participate.: vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keys, violin, or horns (all instruments are welcome).

Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, January 8, 22, 29, February 12, 2024
No Class February 5, 2024

Cost: Four 2-hour rehearsals – $145.00, Member Price – 20% discount – $116.00

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College Essay Workshop

Starting Thursday, February 1st, 2024 | 5:30PM–7:00PM EST | School Art Room

College Prep Art
College Prep Writing
Teen Creative Writing
Teen Art Programs

College Essay Workshop
with Maria Orlando Pietromonaco

Unlock the Gateway to Your Dream College with Our College Essay Workshop!

Struggling to find the words that truly capture your essence and ambitions? Fret not; our workshop is your beacon of guidance in the journey to crafting an unforgettable college essay. Whether you’ve already begun your essay or are staring at a blank page, Maria will help you infuse it with that indescribable spark.

In our workshop, you’ll embark on an odyssey of self-expression, enveloped by a supportive and congenial ambiance. Every applicant possesses a unique story, waiting to be shared, and we’re here to nurture your narrative. No matter your writing prowess, we’ll empower you to weave a compelling essay that resonates with your authenticity.

From the moment you walk through our doors, we’ll guide you through the essay-writing process, from the inception of your theme to the birth of your rough draft. Through meticulous editing and creative refinement, we’ll help you shape your essay into a masterpiece you’ll be thrilled to entrust to the colleges of your choice.

Join us, and let your story take center stage, propelling you closer to your dream college. Your future awaits, and your essay is the key. Unleash your potential, and let your voice shine with our College Essay Workshop.

College Essay Workshop
Thursday, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, February 1, 8, 15, & 29, 2024. (no class on February 22)

4 weeks – $150.00
Member 20% Discount – $120.00

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Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Studio Art with Renee Brown

Starting Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 | 5:00PM–7:00PM EST | EEA’s School Art Room

Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Studio Art is an open studio class, similar to our successful Ultimate Studio class on Saturdays. Each class helps you build your skills in multiple mediums of art. This unique studio class will delve into the basics of drawing and painting. Each session the student concentrates on different styles, paint mediums, and subject matter, mastering a portrait, then a figure, then still life, then abstract, and maybe landscape too. This class is suited for all levels and works as a true studio class. Each person walks away with a sense of accomplishment and determination, with improved skills to push them even further in their art journey. The goal is to complete a fantastic art piece each session.

Please bring your own supplies, canvas, paints, paper, etc. Easels, brushes, and other basic supplies will be provided. If you wish to utilize EEA supplies, you will be charged an additional $5.00 per class.

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
November 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2023

4-week/two-hour studio class – $200.00
20% Member Discount – $160.00

The class requires four enrollees. If the class does not fill we will offer a private/semi-private one hour class.

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Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Starting Tuesday, October 10th, 2023 | 5:00PM–7:00PM EDT | EEA’s School Art Room

Teen Drawing Programs
Teen Mixed Media Programs
Adult Drawing Programs
Adult Painting Programs
Adult Art Programs
Adult Mixed Media Programs
Teen Painting Programs
Teen Art Programs

Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Studio Art is an open studio class, similar to our successful Ultimate Studio class on Saturdays. Each class helps you build your skills in multiple mediums of art. This unique studio class will delve into the basics of drawing and painting. Each session the student concentrates on different styles, paint mediums, and subject matter, mastering a portrait, then a figure, then still life, then abstract, and maybe landscape too. This class is suited for all levels and works as a true studio class. Each person walks away with a sense of accomplishment and determination, with improved skills to push them even further in their art journey. The goal is to complete a fantastic art piece each session.

Please bring your own supplies, canvas, paints, paper, etc. Easels, brushes, and other basic supplies will be provided. If you wish to utilize EEA supplies, you will be charged an additional $5.00 per class.

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
October 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2023

4-week/two-hour studio class – $200.00
20% Member Discount – $160.00

The class requires four enrollees. If the class does not fill we will offer a private/semi-private one hour class.

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Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Starting Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 | 5:00PM–7:00PM EDT | EEA’s School Art Room

Studio Art Workshop with Renee Brown

Studio Art is an open studio class, similar to our successful Ultimate Studio class on Saturdays. Our summer schedule is formatted in two-week sessions, to work with the busy summer season. Each class helps you build your skills in multiple mediums of art. This unique studio class will delve into the basics of drawing and painting. Each session the student concentrates on different styles, paint mediums, and subject matter, mastering a portrait, then a figure, then still life, then abstract, and maybe landscape too. This class is suited for all levels and works as a true studio class. Each person walks away with a sense of accomplishment and determination, with improved skills to push them even further in their art journey. The goal is to complete a fantastic art piece each session.

Please bring your own supplies, canvas, paints, paper, etc. Easels, brushes, and other basic supplies will be provided. If you wish to utilize EEA supplies, you will be charged an additional $5.00 per class.

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
September 12, 19, 26, & October 3, 2023

2-week/two-hour studio class – $200.00
20% Member Discount – $160.00

The class requires four enrollees. If the class does not fill we will offer a private/semi-private one hour class.

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Group Guitar

Group Guitar

Starting Thursday, July 13th, 2023 | 6:00PM–7:00PM EDT | School Guitar Room

Adult Group Music Programs
Teen Group Music Programs

Group Guitar for Adults/Teens
with Zach Marino

Ages 12 to Adult

This class is designed to help beginners learn how to play the guitar in a group setting. It encourages people to dust off their old guitar or borrow one of the EEAs’ available guitars to learn how to play. The class is led by Zach, who will introduce the guitar to the group and teach them basic chords and strumming techniques.

The class is structured to teach participants how to play simple songs and explore the guitar’s make-up to get a feel for its performance. The focus is on developing musical skills and having fun in a social setting with other beginners. The class size is small, with a maximum of 6 students per session, which allows for more personalized instruction and attention.

The class runs for 8 weeks, with sessions that likely include weekly meetings or lessons. Overall, this class is an excellent opportunity for anyone who has always wanted to learn how to play the guitar and wants to do so in a supportive and social environment with others who are just starting out.

Thursdays
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
July 13, 20, 27, & August 3, 2023

8-week session – $100.00
Member 20% Discount – $80.00

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Group Guitar for Adults/Teens

 

Starting Thursday, June 8th, 2023 | 7:00PM–8:00PM EDT | School Guitar Room

Adult Group Music Programs
Teen Group Music Programs

Group Guitar for Adults/Teens
with Zach Marino

Ages 12 to Adult

This class is designed to help beginners learn how to play the guitar in a group setting. It encourages people to dust off their old guitar or borrow one of the EEAs’ available guitars to learn how to play. The class is led by Zach, who will introduce the guitar to the group and teach them basic chords and strumming techniques.

The class is structured to teach participants how to play simple songs and explore the guitar’s make-up to get a feel for its performance. The focus is on developing musical skills and having fun in a social setting with other beginners. The class size is small, with a maximum of 6 students per session, which allows for more personalized instruction and attention.

The class runs for 8 weeks, with sessions that likely include weekly meetings or lessons. Overall, this class is an excellent opportunity for anyone who has always wanted to learn how to play the guitar and wants to do so in a supportive and social environment with others who are just starting out.

Thursdays
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2023

8-week session – $200.00
Member 20% Discount – $160.00

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