Registration for the SCOPE Summer Creative Arts Learning Experience program at Huntington is now open and will continue through Wednesday, May 31. Some of the most popular classes are filling up fast.
Held in collaboration with the Huntington School District, summer arts program classes will run from Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. To register for the program click the following link:
Courses are open to all students entering grades 3-9. Students from surrounding school districts are welcome, provided they supply their own musical instrument. All courses will be held at Huntington High School.
Coordinated by Huntington music teacher Brian Stellato, this summer’s program will feature many traditionally popular courses. There will be classes in musical theatre, glee club, introduction to acting, pop and show tunes workshop, beginner percussion, percussion ensemble, beginner brass, beginner flute, flute ensemble, jazz band, intermediate band, beginner saxophone and clarinet, beginner violin and viola, beginner cello and bass, ROCKestra!, intermediate orchestra, electronic music composing, beginner piano, Ukulele Jam Band I and II, modern jewelry making, Chalk it Up! Painting, ceramics, cartooning, digital photography, polymer clay and painter’s palette.
Students can also get a head start with a new instrument during the summer program. Beginning instrument lessons are available in small groups for those entering grades 4-9. “This course is provided for students who wish to learn how to play the violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, tuba or percussion,” according to the program brochure. “This is a beginning level course designed for students who have never played the instrument and have been assigned this instrument by their school music teacher. A lesson book is provided.”
A complete brochure featuring class schedules and descriptions is available on the Huntington School District’s website at www.joshuacarnes.info.
There is a fee of $135 per course, which includes a summer arts program t-shirt. The Harlie Treanor Memorial Scholarship Fund will award two full-time scholarships to Huntington School District students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch.
Questions? Send an email to [email protected].