Summer creative arts program

Summer Arts Program Registration Closes on May 31

Registration is ongoing for Huntington's summer creative arts program.

May 26, 2017

Registration for the SCOPE Summer Creative Arts Learning Experience program at Huntington will conclude on Wednesday, May 31. Some of the most popular classes are filling up fast.

Held in collaboration with the Huntington School District, summer arts program classes will run from Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Courses are open to all students entering grades 3-9. Students from surrounding school districts are welcome to attend, provided they supply their own musical instrument. All courses will be held at Huntington High School.

Coordinated by Huntington music teacher Brian Stellato, this summer’s program will feature many traditionally popular courses. There is something to interest any art or music lover.

Students can also get a head start with a new instrument during the summer program. Beginning instrument lessons will be available in small groups.

Brian Stellato
Huntington music teacher Brian Stellato
is coordinating the summer arts program.

A complete brochure featuring class schedules and 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.

To register for the program visit http://www.scopeonline.us/huntington-scale-program.php.

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 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.”

The Harlie Treanor Memorial Scholarship Fund will award two full-time scholarships to Huntington School District students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch.

Questions? Send an email to scale@scopeonline.us or call (631) 360-0800 extension 148.