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Afternoon and Saturday arts classes are open to students in kindergarten through adults and are offered during the fall and spring semesters in creative writing, dance, drama, digital arts, music, and visual arts.
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Sitar Arts Center’s dance program offers classes in both classical and contemporary dance, ranging from ballet to hip hop. Students can also explore the dance of many cultures, such as Belly dance, Indian dance and African dance.
The dramatic arts at Sitar Arts Center provide an outlet for self-expression through role playing, thinking strategically and situationally, and working as a team. Students gain confidence and poise through their work on stage and increase their abilities in memorization, focus, improvisation, public speaking and with literary analysis skills.
Sitar Arts Center’s goal is to offer a technological component to our main art forms. Students at Sitar Arts Center have access to our state-of-the-art computer lab, where they explore classes and individual study in music production, graphic design, web design, and video.
Instrumental and vocal music at Sitar Arts Center provides an outlet for individual and ensemble performance. Students learn to collaborate while playing and singing with others, as well as learning music theory and developing critical thinking skills as they master their individual instruments.
The Instrumental Music Academy at Sitar Arts Center offers 80 individual lessons per semester in various instruments including piano, violin, guitar, viola, flute, clarinet, drums, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, cello and more, with priority given to children and youth. Students in the Instrumental Music Academy are also required to register for a Music Theory class and to practice three times a week. Individual lessons may be continued during the summer session, depending on availability.
The visual arts at Sitar Arts Center provide students with an opportunity to gain technical skills while learning to express their feelings through a number of diverse media, including painting, sculpture, drawing and fashion design. Students learn to view their surroundings differently and are exposed to the work of great artists for technique and inspiration.
Creative writing at Sitar Arts Center offers students an opportunity to expand their imaginations and improve critical writing skills. Classes offered at Sitar include poetry, short story writing, playwriting, songwriting and more.