Classes are steadily filling up for the SCOPE Summer Creative Arts Learning Experience program at Huntington High School. Registration is ongoing and will continue through Wednesday, May 31.
The summer arts enrichment program has a long history in Huntington. Hundreds of students typically enroll in music and art courses. Held in collaboration with the Huntington School District, this year’s program will run from Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. All classes will be held in the high school building.
To register for the program visit the following link: http://www.scopeonline.us/huntington-scale-program.php. Courses are open to all students who will be entering grades 3-9 in September. Students from surrounding school districts are also welcome to register, provided they supply their own musical instrument.
Huntington music teacher Brian Stellato
is coordinating the summer program.
Veteran Huntington High School music teacher Brian Stellato is coordinating this year’s summer program. Faculty includes experienced teachers who will be assisted by talented upperclassmen who have distinguished themselves in art and music classes and competitions.
The class lineup includes 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.
Beginning instrument lessons will also be 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 detailed brochure featuring class schedules and course descriptions is available on the Huntington School District’s website at www.hufsd.edu. 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.
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