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Fall Kid and Teen Academy

Fall 2022 Community Education Kid and Teen Courses

Beginner Ukulele  

Saturdays, September 24 – October 29
9-10 a.m.
CRN# 90908 
CFP 608-51 
Fee: $155

Students, ages 10 and older, of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your uke and your love of music and creativity to learn ukulele, the most accessible of fretted instruments. By learning the basics of rhythm, chords and melody on the uke, you will quickly have fun and be able to put together these building blocks to create your own sound. We will learn songs from many eras of the American Songbook to apply the techniques. Handouts provided and a recording device is recommended. Students must bring their own ukuleles. Register for Beginner Ukulele.

Piano Lessons for Children and Teens 

September 19 – December 2
By Appointment
CRN# 90893
CFP 300-51  
Fee: $350

This course, designed especially for beginners ages 6-16, will include fundamental instruction in note reading, rhythm recognition, proper hand position, and chords. Instruction will consist of ten (10), half-hour individual lessons. Register for Piano Lessons for Children and Teens.

Guitar Lessons for Kids 

September 19 – December 2
By Appointment
CRN# 90894 
CFP 305-01   
Fee: $295

This course, designed especially for beginners ages 6-16, will include fundamental instruction in reading notes, strumming chords to songs, and technical development. Instruction will consist of ten (10), half-hour individual lessons. Students must bring their own guitars. Register for Guitar Lessons for Kids.

Voice Lessons for Children and Teens 

September 19 – December 2
By Appointment
CRN# 90896 
CFP 306-51  
Fee: $350

Students will learn proper singing technique and vocal independence through solo work. Students should be 6-16 years of age. Instruction will consist of ten (10), half-hour individual lessons. Register for Voice Lessons for Children and Teens.

Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adult 

Thursdays, September 22– November 24
7-8 p.m.
CRN# 90912 
CFP 742-51    
Fee: $85

Weekly class will move from stretching thru a blended style incorporating elements of: classical ballet, classical modern dance (Horton, Lemon, Graham…) with a healthy dose of post-modern dance (generally a mix of theater and dance) and jazz; think earth bound ballet with some leaps and some moves lying on the ground. Please wear stretchy clothing, have long hair pulled up in a pony tail and be prepared to dance in socks or bare foot. Register for Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults.

SUNY Schenectady's Kid and Teen Academy with Black Rocket 

SUNY Schenectady has partnered with Black Rocket to deliver high-quality and fun online tech education to students ages 8-14 years. Students can choose from any of the great cutting-edge courses in coding, game design, eSports, virtual reality and more. Jump-start your future in creative tech with SUNY Schenectady and Black Rocket! 
See a full listing of Black Rocket courses.