Exhibit

Children's Classes

Fall 2018 September - December

MINI MASTERS (Ages 3 - 5)

Young Artist Exploration

Wednesdays 1pm until 4pm (6 classes)
Ages 3 & up. This is a drop off class. Adults are not required to stay. Children must be potty-trained.

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This class teaches creativity, problem solving, team building, and critical thinking through the arts. Children will be exposed to a variety of artistic endeavors, including ceramics, sculpture, painting, and drawing. Our mission is to promote higher learning through exposure and understanding of the arts. With small numbers and state-of-the-art equipment, our goal is to enhance your child’s outlook on learning while having a great time!

Participants are given a snack midway through each session. Snacks are provided unless children have food allergies or special dietary requirements. [min 6, max 12]

Instructor: Gail Ritzer
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 12 - October 17 (6 classes)
Cost: $115 for emerge members, $155 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: YAE-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 24 - December 5(6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving
Cost: $115 for emerge members, $155 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: YAE-68

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EMERGING ARTISTS (Grades K-5)

Handmade & Wheelturned

Thursdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm (6 classes)
Grades K-5 (Children will be grouped by age and taught at a skill and pace level sufficient for their needs.)

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This great clay class will cover handbuilding, the potter’s wheel, coil and slab construction, pinch pots, and MORE! This class opens the world of clay to children! Participants will be introduced to a variety of ceramic techniques in this endlessly exciting class! They will get to do it all!! [min 6, max 10]

Instructor: Mary Dementev
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 13 - October 18 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: HW-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 23 - December 4 (6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: HW-68

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Art FUNdamentals

Wednesdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm
Grades K-5(Children will be grouped by age and taught at a skill and pace level sufficient for their needs).

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The bread and butter of any artist is a clear understanding of the various elements and is essential when it comes to producing a successful piece of work. Young artists will be exposed to a variety of mediums including clay handbuilding, sculpture, painting, and textiles to discover where their niche in the arts is. [min 5, max 10]

Instructor: Gail Ritzer
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 12 - October 17 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members67

Reg.Code: AF-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 24 - December 5(6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving

Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: AF-68

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ADVANCED YOUTH (Grades 6 and Up)

Art Medium Exploration

Tuesdays 4:15pm until 5:45pm
Grades 6 and Up (or by special permission)

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Students will become well-rounded artists in this weekly class delving into a variety of hands-on mediums including painting and drawing, textiles, potter's wheel, clay handbuilding and more.  Each session will take into consideration the skills and interests of the students in the class to further expand their technical skills and knowledge of the arts.  [min 6, max 10]

Instructor: TBA
Sibling Discount: $15 off additional registrations (members only)

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 11 - October 16 (6 classes)
Cost: $75 for Emerge members, $115 for non-members

Reg. Code: AME-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 23 - December 4 (4 classes)
Cost: $75 for Emerge members, $115 for non-members

Reg. Code: AME-68

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Private lessons are available for both children and adults of all ages.
Private lessons are available in all areas including metal design, painting, potter’s wheel, photography, textiles, and more. Interested in another medium? Just ask. These hands-on lessons are taught in the one-on-one format with the instructor demonstrating, then letting the student try it. Class dates and times are scheduled by the student and instructor’s mutual agreement.
Call Paula Rountree at Emerge (252) 551-6947 or e-mail at paula@pittcountyarts.org for more information and to schedule.
Cost: $150 for emerge members, $190 for non-members. (4 one hour lessons) Bring a friend: 2 people for $100 each, 3 or more $75 each
Need only one lesson? Schedule by the hour – $40 an hour for one person, 2 or more people – $35 an hour per person (members only). 


BEGINNING GUITAR

Tuesdays 3:00pm until 4:00pm (6 classes)

Grades 3-5 

The purpose of this course is designed to introduce strum patterns and chords for the beginning guitar student. Students may bring their own guitars if they prefer, but guitars and any other materials will be provided during class activities. [min 5, max 12]


Class is located at Wahl-Coates Elementary School of Arts;


2200 E. 5th St. Greenville, NC

Instructor: Sarah Hollis

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 11 - October 16 (6 classes)

Cost: $50 for Emerge members, $90 for non-members

Reg. Code: BGU-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 23 - December 4 (6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving
Cost: $75 for emerge members, $115 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: BGU-67

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BEGINNING PIANO

Wednesdays 3:00pm until 4:00pm (6 classes)

Grades 3-5

This introductory course is designed to give students an opportunity to learn piano while reading music on a staff. They will review rhythm and pitch, learn the finger positions for pentatonic scale, and learn songs with 5 pitch melodies. As students progress, they will incorporate the use of left hand to play. All materials are provided. [min 5, max 10]


Class is located at Wahl-Coates Elementary School of Arts;


2200 E. 5th St. Greenville, NC

Instructor: Dawn Wilson

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 12 - October 17 (6 classes)

Cost: $50 for Emerge members, $90 for non-members

Reg. Code: BPI-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 24 - December 5 (6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving
Cost: $50 for emerge members, $90 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: BPI-68

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INTRODUCTION TO ACTING TECHNIQUES

Tuesdays 3:00pm until 4:00pm (6 classes)

Grades 3 - 5

Wahlcoates

The goal of the course is to provide students the opportunity to explore a variety of acting techniques. Students will be introduced to acting as a process. Activites will include movements, improvisation, character development, vocal expression, articulation and projection, sensory awareness, emotional recall, working in the moment, given circumstances, and text analysis. [min 5, max 12]

Class is located at Wahl-Coates Elementary School of Arts;

2200 E. 5th St. Greenville, NC

Instructor: Dylan Ritch

Fall 2018: Session 1: September 11 - October 16 (6 classes)

Cost: $50 for Emerge members, $90 for non-members

Reg. Code: IAT-67

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Fall 2018: Session 2: October 23 - December 4 (6 classes)
*Skipping the week of Nov. 20-22 for Thanksgiving
Cost: $50 for emerge members, $90 for emerge non-members

Reg. Code: IAT-68

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