June 19th, 2013
- to Emory for landing the lead in the Saratoga Children’s Theatre fall production of “Cinderella” !
- to Ellen, Shannon and Venla for their participation in this year’s Piano Levels 1 & 2 NYSSMA Spring Evaluation Festival and all receiving scores of Outstanding!!
Great Job !!!
April 30th, 2013
June – Busy month! See the June Calendar. Please note: June 13th PKJ Dansing is cancelled.
May – Memorial Day vacation: 5/25 – 30.
April – Spring Lessons and Classes are in session. Here are the Class Schedules. Lessons are arranged individually, see contact/registration page for details.
March – Dance class information and Class Schedules have just been posted!
February – Dance Class on Valentine’s Day: Fundraiser for Equinox! Please join us.
Dance Class For One Billion Rising
January – Latest info: - There are a few spots left for piano and voice lessons. - Saturday Parent/Child Music & Movement class is NOW FULL but there is room in the Tuesday class. - Rising Stars Singers classes have a few spots available. Starts Jan. 21st.
December – Happy Holidays to All!
November – Happy Thanksgiving!
October – Sandy has closed Albany city schools so we will be closed as well. Stay Safe Everyone!
September: Great 1st Week of Lessons and Dance! There’s still time to register for music classes which begin in October. REMINDER: No Lessons Monday September 17th.
August: This Sunday’s Open House (8/26) has been cancelled but the raffle will still be held. Like Us on Facebook by 2PM 8/26 and you will be entered into a drawing to win one free 2012 Fall Session lesson or class!
July: Summer Session is underway but it is not to late to register for our August Parent-Child Music & Movement class. See contact/registration page for details.
June: Many of our students performed at the annual Spring Recital last Saturday. Our opening song was Everything is Beautiful by Ray Stevens featuring a quartet singing with all our performers.
September 6th, 2012
Childhood music learning, … “has strong linguistic benefits and improves performance on everyday listening tasks.”
http://musiced.nafme.org/news/a-little-music-training-goes-a-long-way/ about this recent study:
“A Little Goes a Long Way: How the Adult Brain Is Shaped by Musical Training in Childhood,” Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 32, no. 34 (August 22 2012).
January 3rd, 2012
“Childhood Music Lessons May Promote Lifelong Boost in Brain Functioning”.
September 17th, 2011
The first Hip Hop/Lyrical class was a lot of fun! The hip hop routine was a challenge but Miss Katie was very accommodating. The Lyrical came more naturally – ballet training came in handy!
August 1st, 2011
You’re Invited to our 2012 Fall Session Open House – August 26th Noon – 2:00 PM.
Contact Miss Peggy to RSVP.
March 31st, 2011
We love playing the piano thanks to you!
Kara and Mikaela Cooney
March 29th, 2011
Piano students – keep the top joint of every finger firm.
Voice students – keep your sternum high.
Violin students- keep your bow arm lifted.
Parents – tap or clap the beat when singing with your child.