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Amana Academy

AFTH Enrichment Program

Thank you for visiting the page designated to  the AFTH enrichment program at Amana  Academy!  


Our program provides harps, and group harp instruction to students ages 7 yrs and above.  The classes will be 60 minutes long once a week.  During that time students will learn:


  • Parts of the Harp/ Strings
  • How to play the harp
  • How to read music
  • How to create/compose music
  • How to sing & play the harp
  • How to perform solo & in group setting
  • How to connect music with technology 
  • How to create sound effects using the harp for: (film/theater/ other arts areas)
  • How to transfer this learning to other instruments!


Here are a few of the benefits of students taking harp lessons and how it facilitates learning in other areas.


Music ...


  • Improves Cognitive Skills
  • Improves Academic Skills
  • Increases Spatial-Temporal Skills
  • Improves Concentration & Discipline 
  • Develops motor & coordination skills
  • Cultivates social skills
  • Improves patience
  • Boosts self-esteem
  • Introduces students to other cultures

Fall Classes


Our group classes will include no more than 24 students.  Sign ups  for Fall, 2019 will begin September 26th, 2019. Registration will be closed for sign ups on October 18th, 2019  or until the max number of sign ups is reached, then the section will be closed for the semester.

Classes begin next week:

10/16- 1st-5th grade

10/18- 6th-8th grade


There will be two sessions:

1st-5th Grade: Wednesdays ( 3:45pm-4:45pm)

6th-8th Grade Fridays (1:30pm to 2:30pm)


Our AFTH calendar will follow the Amana Academy School schedule.  The days school is out for students, there will be NO afterschool sessions


The  rate for the fall semester sessions is $180.00 this fee includes cost of method book and materials and $0 registration fee for fall!

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Spring Semester fee 2020: $180.00

Spring Registration Fee: $15.00

   

Purchase fall/winter full year sessions for: $340.00


AFTH Policies & Procedures

Please download the AFTH Policies & Procedures document, to be up to date on what is expected of you and your child during their participation in our after school programs!