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Youth Programs & Sports

Chautauqua Hall with Dianne Lyle.

In this program of twice-weekly, 90-minute classes, dancers will have a blast as they develop proficiency in the combined techniques of Jazz, Ballet and Afro-Latin and Caribbean dance.

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Chautauqua Hall and Community Center

Focusing on building self confidence through opportunity for expression. Russian Methods are designed for students of all skill levels and ages. Marina Minelli instructor.

Immerse in Musical Creativity: Creative Piano, Keyboard and Vocal Programs by Russian Methods

Focusing on building self confidence through opportunity for expression. Russian Methods are designed for students of all skill levels and ages. These methods allow students to realize their full potential while spending less time practicing. Performances for schools, communities, multicultural events and the media.

Ages: Children from 3 years old and adults

Levels: Beginning, intermediate and advanced

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays a.m. and p.m.

Session: 4 week session – To be determined

Fee: $70.00 Duet, $140.00 Private Lesson, One time sign-up fee: $30.00 per student

Locations: Chautauqua Hall, Community Center Kuwatani Rm, 515 Junipero Ave.

Instructor: Marina Minelli

Register: Call (831) 277-0179 daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Performance Band

Offered at no charge to all students already enrolled in PRIVATE or DUET LESSONS in Minelli Music Academy. Group Lessons:

#1. Rock the Keyboard! Learn to improvise and play Rock, Pop, Jazz and Blues in a band. Set the keyboard to sound like a guitar, bass, saxophone, tuba or any other instrument! Unique opportunity for vocalists as well. Acoustic and Electronic Jamming.

#2. Vocal and Keyboard Ensemble: Learning parts and solos through classical, traditional and contemporary music repertoire. Performances for the school and local communities.

#3. Composition and Improvisation. Exploring keyboard, music history, theory, and Solfeggio through creating your own music. Build self confidence through personal expression and creative outlets using a variety of media and instruments. Also features: Various music games.

#4. Multicultural Group "Kalinka" Russian, Italian, Spanish, German, French,and a variety of other languages. Developing musical and language skills together. Bringing other cultures to young people. Widening their horizons of the world.

The International Club

Learning traditions and language expressions of different European countries through music and ethnic activities. Celebrating cultural diversity with an array of various cultural experiences in German, Italian, French and Russian. Also Features: Music Writing / Foreign Languages / Storytelling/ Drama / Singing / Dancing / Games / Crafts. All supply and materials are included in the tuition.

Ages: 4 & 5 year old children

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays, a.m. and p.m

Session: 4 week session – To be determined

Fee: $50.00 per session, One time sign-up fee: $30.00 per student

Instructor: Marina Minelli

Register: Call 831 277–0179 daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Choir

Dates: Wednesdays

Practice time: Children's Choir, 2nd-4th grades at 4:30 p.m.; 5th-8th grades at 5:00 p.m.; 9th -12th grades at 5:30 p.m.

Session: 4 week session – To be determined

Fee: $20.00 per session, One time sign-up fee: $30.00 per student

Instructor: Marina Minelli

Register: Call 831 277–0179 daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.