Drawing

Drawing For Fun (Ages 9-15)

Session I: 4 Saturdays, June 16 – July 7, 2018, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Hoyt)
Session II: 4 Saturdays, July 14 – August 4, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Hoyt)
Full Course: 8 Saturdays, June 16 – August 4, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Hoyt)
4 Tuesdays: July 10 – July 31, 4:00 - 5:30 pm (Wampum Station)

Learn a variety of drawing techniques in your medium (or mediums) of choice, ranging from pencil and ink to charcoal and watercolor wash!  Mr. DiGia will provide each student one-on-one direction according to his/her interests. All materials provided. Capacity:15 students. Minimum: 6 students. 4 week: Non-members:  $75/Members: $65. 8 week: Non-members: $120/Members: $100.

Instructor: Richard DiGia
Richard DiGia has his degrees from Westminster College and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and brings 27 years of experience in advertising and design. He is adjunct professor at Geneva College and has taught at Westminster College and the Butler Institute of American Art.

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Art Basics for Kids (Ages 9-15)
4 Tuesdays: June 12 – July 3, 4:00 - 5:30 pm (Wampum Station) 
Learn to see like an artist with step-by-step instruction taking transforming simple shapes into drawings.   Capacity: 15 students. Minimum: 6 students. Non-members: $75/Members:  $65.   

Instructor: Richard DiGia
Richard DiGia has his degrees from Westminster College and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and brings 27 years of experience in advertising and design. He is adjunct professor at Geneva College and has taught at Westminster College and the Butler Institute of American Art.

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Cartooning: Learn to Quick Sketch (Ages 9-15)

Session I: 4 Saturdays: June 16 – July 7, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Hoyt)
Session II: 4 Saturdays: July 14 – August 4, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Hoyt)
Full Course: 8 Saturdays: June 16 – August 4, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Hoyt)

You can make your own cartoons – for simple caricatures to fully developed super heroes!  Mr. DiGia will teach you to develop a character then change its expressions and poses as your story develops.  Take one 4 week session or both to build upon what you’ve learned. Materials provided. Capacity:15 students. Minimum: 6 students. (4 week) Non-members:  $75/Members: $65. (8 week) Non-members: $120/Members: $100.

Instructor: Richard DiGia
Richard DiGia has his degrees from Westminster College and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and brings 27 years of experience in advertising and design. He is adjunct professor at Geneva College and has taught at Westminster College and the Butler Institute of American Art.

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Music

Private Voice or Piano (Ages 10+)
8 Saturdays: June 16 – August 4, by appointment (Hoyt)
One-on-one instruction with voice and piano coach Dianne Kozyro. Each Saturday session will build your voice or piano skills in ½ hour lessons tailored to your skills. Appointments Noon – 4:00 pm. Voice: $160 Non-members/ $140 Members, Piano: $130 Non-members/ $110 Members.  

Instructor: Dianne Kozyro
Dianne Kozyro received her Bachelor of Music from the D’Angelo School of Music at Mercyhurst College. A soprano, she has received numerous awards including the “Semper Fidelis” Award for Excellence in Voice, and the Medal of Excellence in Music from Venango Christian High School. In 1999, Dianne was selected as an adjudicator of the PA Federation of Music Clubs Competion and the Junior Festival for piano.

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Private Cello Lessons (Ages 5-18)
4 Tuesdays; June 12, & July 17-31 June 12, & July 17-31, by half-hour appointment (Hoyt)
Kids & Teens will discover the rich, expressive voice of the cello in 1/2 hr lessons for both beginning and advanced students.  Instruments can be scaled to student size. (Information on rentals is provided.) Parents of young children are recommended to attend lessons. Beth Goldstein McKee is a registered cello trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.  Non-members: $80/Members: $70.

Instructor: Beth Goldstein-McKee
Beth has taught cello to children for over thirty years at institutes, workshops, and conferences across the country and internationally, and in her private studio. She is a registered Suzuki Association of the Americas teacher trainer of Suzuki pedagogy. Beth also teaches in her private studio, at Hope Academy and the Pittsburgh Music Academy.