Music & Art is a co-ed summer program held for five weeks at Eastern Middle School. The Music and Afternoon Art Sections are for those going into grades 4 through 9 (completed grades 3 through 8). The Morning Young Artist section is for those going into grades 1 through 4 (completed grades K through 3). The Morning Art section is for those going into grads 5 through 9 (completed grades 4 through 8).
Music sections are offered in the morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and includes daily orchestra and band rehearsals. There is also time for fun games and sports, such as the ever-popular Wall Ball! There will be three informal laboratory programs on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon where groups and soloists perform for each other as a learning experience. All students attend these programs; parents and friends are invited as well.
Morning Art sections are offered from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Afternoon Art sections, for students enrolled in the morning music program, are held from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The art program provides differentiated instruction in a variety of art forms. Classes offer art making experiences in drawing, painting, collage, crafts and three dimensional processes including clay.
The Young Artist special morning section provides age appropriate introductions to basic art making skills and exploration of drawing, painting, collage and sculpture.