Crossroads Carnegie Art Center

Crossroads Carnegie
Art Center

Teens Classes

Art Classes

Young Artists Studio

Young Artists Studio

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Young people come to an open studio setting to learn and refine artistic skills with artists/instructor Paul Hoelscher. The idea behind this ongoing class is to help young people make art the way that most interests them, with an artist who believes that everyone is artistic and who has enough personal experience to be supportive of many media and techniques. Media include acrylic, oil, and watercolor paint, soft and oil pastels, charcoal, graphite, colored pencil, and clay sculpture. Come and create the sky is the limit!

Tuition: $15.00 a session or 4 sessions for $50 | Instructor: Paul Hoelscher | Time: 1:45 PM to 3;45 | Dates: 2012-09-07 - 2021-07-01

Glass Etching Class  Back by Popular Demand!

Glass Etching Class Back by Popular Demand!

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Back by popular demand! Location: Downstairs Studio Supplies: Participants should bring 1-4 glass items to etch (Dollar Tree is a great source!) Plus simple pattern ideas (stencil patterns from Google images is a popular source!). Bring an exacto knife if possible! Instructor will provide: stencil materials and etching cream. All classes are offered for age 12 through 100, 8 and up with a parent. Course Description: Back by popular demand! This is a simple chemical technique to lightly etch glass. This is a simple chemical technique to lightly etch glass. Students will cut their own stencil, apply the etching cream, and in 10 minutes see their results!

Equipment needed: Participants should bring 1-4 glass items to etch (Dollar Tree is a great source!) Plus simple pattern idea. Bring an exacto knife if possible!

Tuition: Costs are $15 per class for members, $20 for non-members. | Instructor: Ginger Rembold | Time: 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM | Dates: 2019-01-17 - 2019-01-17

Dance Classes

Beginning Ballet for Middle Schoolers

Beginning Ballet for Middle Schoolers

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Beginning Ballet for Middle Schoolers Instructor: Heather Wallace Solisz Dates: October 1 through November 28th Mondays and Wednesdays Time: 4-5pm Costs: $90.00 for members/ $135.00 for non-members includes ballet slippers. Location: Ballet Studio Supplies: gym clothes, whatever is comfortable to move in. Ballet shoes will be provided. Must provide shoe sizes 2 weeks in advance. Age Requirements if any: 6th through 8th grade Skill Level Requirements if any: none Minimum number of students: 3 Max # of Students: 12 Course description: Beginning Ballet class will cover the basics of classical ballet technique which incorporate core strength, flexibility training, musicality, and grace. While this will be a class for beginners, it will be taught at a lively pace with lots of challenging and rewarding benefits, physically and mentally. Beginning Ballet for Middle Schoolers will be a one hour class based off of Vaganova Ballet technique, taught with the understanding that all bodies can move and learn. We will start with quick warmup on the floor, then move to the barre, then do as much movement in the centre as time allows. Ballet terms in French terms will be utilized and explained in context. New to Crossroads- Heather Solisz— Heather Wallace Solisz grew up in Southern California and began her professional ballet career with BalletMet in Ohio. She then joined Eugene Ballet Company where she worked her way from Apprentice to Principal dancer, making her debut as Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Over the nine years in Eugene Ballet she danced leading roles in classical ballets including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Cinderella, as well as in numerous contemporary and original pieces. Heather has performed as a part of the Oregon Bach Festival as well as the Oregon Festival of American Music. As a classical ballet instructor, she has taught at numerous ballet schools including Ballet Idaho, Eugene Ballet Academy, Rachel's School of Dance in Klamath Falls, and in her hometown of Ventura, California. She is enjoying spending time with family in Baker City with her two young children while her husband is overseas.

Tuition: $90.00 for members/ $135.00 for non-members includes ballet slippers. | Instructor: Heather Wallace Solisz | Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Dates: 2018-10-01 - 2018-11-28

Music & Theatre Classes

Private Vocal Lessons

Private Vocal Lessons

Recommended ages: 11 - 16

Crossroads welcomes Allison Swensen Mitchell to Baker City and to give vocal instruction lessons. While this instruction is not a Crossroads program, Crossroads will be extending our Hand to Heart Scholarship Fund for teens or adults who need financial assistance in taking private vocal instruction. We hope to continue to work with Mrs. Mitchell and expand offerings. Private Vocal Lesssons The only thing better than singing is more singing! said Ella Fitzgerald Over 30 years of teaching, 19 years director of voice and opera at Willamette University. I have taught both classical and musical theatre style voice for more than 30 years and can offer singers with any vocal preference, instruction to help improve their singing. I also have experience teaching the aging voice for older adults. One hour of instruction $45.00, half an hour $25.00. Contact information allisonnellswensen@gmail.com or call 503-393-8271

Tuition: 45.00 for an Hour 25.00 for half hour | Instructor: Allison Swensen Mitchell | Time: Arrange with Teacher | Dates: 2018-01-01 - 2020-01-01