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Eastern Iowa Arts Academy - Professional Instructors

Instructors

Eastern Iowa Arts Academy provides students with excellent leadership and instruction in all areas of the arts. Currently, EIAA has over 45 staff members who specialize in art, dance, drama, creative writing, cultural arts and music instruction.

 

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Melissa Summers

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Available Classes

Class NameClass DescriptionClass CategoryFeeClass LocationSchedule
EIAA/JSA Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arranging music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and accomplishments.music0.00JohnsonThursday
3:45-4:45
EIAA/JSA Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arranging music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and accomplishments.music0.00JohnsonThursday
3:45-4:45
JSA Johnson JiveStudents will have fun singing while becoming acquaint-ed with quality choral music; improving vocal and simple choreography techniques, in addition to learning im-portant life skills such as responsibility, perseverance and collaboration.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45-4:45
Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glocken-spiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instru-ments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arrang-ing music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff En-semble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and ac-complishments.music0.00Johnson
3:45-4:45
Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glocken-spiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instru-ments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arrang-ing music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff En-semble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and ac-complishments.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45-4:45
Johnson JiveJohnson Jive is a vocal music ensemble of 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students that will perform at community events. The focus will be on Spanish songs and related cultures. Students will have fun singing while becoming acquainted with quality choral music; improving vocal and simple choreography techniques, in addition to learning important life skills such as responsibility, perseverance and collaboration.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45pm-4:45pm
Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glocken-spiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arrang-ing music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and ac-complishments.music0.00JohnsonThursday
3:45-4:45
JSA Johnson JiveStudents will have fun singing while becoming acquainted with quality choral music; improving vocal and simple choreography techniques, in addition to learning important life skills such as responsibility, perseverance and collaboration.music0.00JohnsonThursday
3:50pm-4:50pm
Johnson JiveStudents will have fun singing while becoming acquainted with quality choral music; improving vocal and simple choreography techniques, in addition to learning important life skills such as responsibility, perseverance and collaboration.music0.00JohnsonThursday
3:50pm-4:50pm
JSA Orff EnsembleThe JSA Orff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on the xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arranging music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community. music0.00JohnsonTuesday
3:50pm-4:50pm
JSA Orff EnsembleThe JSA Orff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on the xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arranging music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community. music0.00JohnsonTuesday
3:45pm-4:45pm
Johnson Jive ChoirJohnson Jive Choir will learn basic vocal and choreography skills while having fun learning to sing collaboratively in 2 part harmonies. Students will also learn important life skills such as responsibility, perseverance and collaboration.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45pm-4:45pm
JSA Orff EnsembleThe JSA Orff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on the xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instruments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arranging music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff Ensemble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45pm-4:45pm
Orff EnsembleOrff Ensemble is a fun mallet percussion group based on the philosophy of the famous German percussionist and composer Carl Orff. Students will learn to play melodies and harmonies on xylophones, metallophones, glocken-spiels, and a variety of other exciting percussion instru-ments. During rehearsals students focus on percussion techniques, music reading skills, improvising and arrang-ing music, as well as the important collaborative social skills of cooperation, responsibility, and respect. Orff En-semble members will have the opportunity to perform in the community, sharing with others their talents and ac-complishments.music0.00JohnsonMonday
3:45-4:45

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