Music and Choir

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Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, our classes are held in 8-week sessions:

Session 1: August 15-October 7
Session 2: October 10 to December 16th; no classes October 17-21 & Nov 21-25
Session 3: Jan 9-March 17th; no classes Feb 13-17
Session 4: March 20-May 19; no classes April 3-7

Choir classes

2022-2023

Principal: Robert Cottle Start Date: August 15, 2022

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Adult Recorder Choir

Mondays @  11:00 am-12:00 pm

Ages: 16+ years old     Location: 2nd Floor Classroom

Instructor: Robert Cottle

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

If you played in band or orchestra in high school and miss ensemble playing, then this is the ensemble for you. A recorder is much more than a plastic toy for the elementary classroom. The instrument has been around since the 14th century, and lots of beautiful music exists for the instrument. The most beautiful of which is the ensemble repertoire. No experience needed. Those with an interest in playing should participate.

Averitt Center Community Choir

Mondays @  6- 7 pm

Ages: 16+ years old     Location: 3rd  Floor Youth Gallery

Instructor: Robert Cottle

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

This vocal ensemble is for everyone ages 16 and up who loves to sing. This group will focus on the rich repertoire of music written to feature choral voices. Selections will range From Renaissance music to contemporary pop music and everything in between. Singers at all experience levels are encouraged to participate. Each 8-week session will end with a public concert.

Music classes

2022-2023

Principal: Robert Cottle Start Date: August 15, 2022

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Group Piano Class, Homeschoolers Elementary

Wednesdays @  2:00-3:00 pm

Ages: 1st-5th grade     Location: Youth Gallery

Instructor: Robert Cottle and Jana Rentz

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

This class is designed especially for 1st - 5th-grade homeschool students who love playing the piano. Players at all levels are encouraged to participate. This class will focus on performance and ensemble playing. We will also include work on technique, theory, and ear training with group games. We hope this class leaves your young pianist feeling more confident about the performance and understanding the role practice takes in making it possible.

Group Piano Class, Homeschoolers Middle/ Highschool

Wednesdays @  1:00-2:00 pm

Ages: 6th+ grade     Location: Youth Gallery

Instructor: Robert Cottle and Jana Rentz

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

This class is designed especially for 6th-12th grade homeschool students who love playing the piano. Players at all levels are encouraged to participate. This class will focus on performance and ensemble playing. We will also include work on technique, theory, and ear training with group games. We hope this class leaves your young pianist feeling more confident about the performance and understanding the role practice takes in making it possible.

Guitar Orchestra

Thursdays @  5:30-6:45 pm

Ages: 6th+ grade     Location: 3rd Floor Multipurpose Studio 

Instructor: Robert Cottle 

Tuition: $150 per 8-week session ($125 members)

The Guitar Orchestra is for all guitar players to participate in. This ensemble will focus on playing ensemble music on acoustic instruments. We will explore music from the renaissance up to modern film music. Then throw in a little jazz. This class will help improve music reading, guitar technique, and knowledge of the fret board.