MUSIC CLASSES AND LESSONS (Contact each instructor to arrange lesson time)
The MACC has over 26 music teachers. Private lessons are offered in:
Piano All percussion Violin Accordion Viola Banjo Cello Guitar, Acoustic & Electric Bass Hammered Dulcimer Oboe Mountain Dulcimer Flute Ukulele Clarinet Voice Sax Electric Bass Trumpet Classes available for Drum Class and Percussion Ensemble French Horn Classes available for Low Brass Ensemble Low Brass --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ART CLASSES FOR KIDS and ADULTS ADULTS - PAINTING THEME: The Science & Magic of Light and Color Novice Tuesdays 9:30 AM - 12 Noon Session 1: Jan. 10 - Feb. 7 Session 2: Feb. 14 - Mar. 14 Session 3: Mar. 28 - May 2
Intermediate - Thursdays 9:30 AM - Noon Session 1: Jan. 12 - Feb. 9 Session 2: Feb. 16 - Mar. 16 Session 3: Mar. 30 - May 4
Private Lessons Wednesdays 9:30 AM - Noon Call to Schedule
Advanced Studio - Independent Study Fridays 9:30 AM - Noon Session 1: Jan. 13 - Feb. 10 Session 2: Feb. 17 - Mar. 17 Session 3: Mar. 31 - May 5
Cost: $140 ($125 for MACC Members) $15 Materials Fee if you do not supply your own paints and canvas.
Open Studio for Students/No Charge - Fridays 1-3 PM Contact Val at 423-322-5676 or 423-886-1973, gibsonVP@gmail.com
STUDIO ART CLASSES FOR KIDS Painting and Drawing K-4 Tuesdays 4 - 5:15 PM Session 1: Jan.10 - Feb. 9 Session 2: Feb.14 - Mar. 14 Session 3: Mar. 28 - May 2
Painting for Jr. & Sr. High Students Thursdays 4 - 5:30 PM Session 1: Jan 12 - Feb 9 Session 2: Feb. 16 - Mar. 16 Session 3: Mar. 30 - May 2
Cost: $115 ($100 for MACC Members) $10 Materials Fee
Contact Val at 423-322-5676 or 423-886-1973, gibsonVP@gmail.com
FUN WITH CLAY Begins Tues Sept 6 Instructor: Lolly Durant Ages 6 - 12 Tuesdays 4 - 5:30 PM Session 1: Jan. 10 - 30 Session 2: Feb 7 - 28 Session 3: April 4 - 25 Session 4: May 2 - 23 4 week sessions: Cost $145 (MACC members $130) Materials Fee $30
Learn the basics of pottery. Projects will include pinch, coil, slab techniques, and learning to center clay on the potter's wheel. Students will make cylinders and bowls. All clay works will be bisque fired and glaze fired. Vessels will be safe for food usage.
Contact Lolly at 423-987-7592, 423- 886-5755, or email@example.com DANCE Ballet Tennessee & VanCura Ballet Conservatory BALLET TN DANCE CLASSES Begin Thurs. Jan. 19 CREATIVE MOVEMENT: Thursday 4 - 4:30 PM PRE-BALLET: ages 5-6 Thursdays 4:40 - 5:25 PM PRIMARY BALLET: ages 7 -8 Thursdays 5:30 - 6:15 PM JR/TEEN BALLET/JAZZ: Ages 9 and up thursday 6:30 - 8 PM Classes listed above are at the MACC Winter Semester: Jan. 19 - May 11 (no class Mar. 23) REGISTER WITH BALLET TENNESSEE
Register directly with the Van Cura Ballet Conservatory, 3202 Kelly's Ferry Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37419 Phone: 423-821-2055, FAX 423- 821-2156 www.ballettennessee.org
Dance for Ages 10 and Up Begins: Mon. Jan. 9
Instructor: Rachel Clark Tap . . . 4:00 - 5:00 PM Jazz . . . 5:00 - 6:00 PM Modern . . . 6:00 - 7:00 PM Cost: $27/$12 for MACC Members for drop-in class. $55/$40 for MACC Members /1 class weekly per month. $85/$70 for MACC Members /2 class weekly per month. $115/$100 for MACC Members /3 class weekly per month. Questions contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-313-3380
OTHER CLASSES Immersion Spanish Classes Begins: Mon. Jan. 23 Spanish For Kids (Parent /Child Class) Ages 3 - 6 Instructor: Vanessa Stafford Mondays 10:30 AM Spanish immersion classes are great learning experiences. Children, accompanied by parents/caregivers, learn through play and interaction. The class has a small student-teacher ratio and is 45 minutes long. Lessons incorporate songs, stories, games, and crafts. 12 week session. Cost: $165 (MACC members $150) plus $15 material fee. Questions: Contact Vanessa Stafford email@example.com. www.facebook.com/spanishforkids15 or 865-684-5490. Private lessons also available Bricks 4 Kidz Begins Mon., Jan. 23 After School STEM Enrichment Grades: 1st - 4th on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00pm
Session 1: Amusement Parks Jan. 23 – March 6 Even though it’s cold outside, we’re getting ready for summer fun at Amusement Parks! Lessons incorporate principles of physics, described in a way children can understand, such as “G-force” inertia and momentum, as well as math concepts such as “there are 360 degrees in a circle”. These engaging lessons will give students an understanding of the physical forces they experience every day. Session 2: Mining & Crafting March 27 - May 1 Experience the world of Minecraft® with LEGO® bricks! Make your own motorized models of tools of the game, like the hand-held power drill and rock smashing jackhammer. Children will also learn about and build critters and other key elements from the game using motorized Technic LEGO® bricks. Cost: $80 ($65 for MACC Members) per session. Class Size: Min: 8 students, Max: 20 students. Register online at my.bricks4kidz.com Contact Kelly MacBride. firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-567-5439
Cost: $80 ($65 for MACC Members) per session. Class Size: Min: 8 students, Max: 20 students. Register online at my.bricks4kidz.com Contact Kelly MacBride.
Computer Explorers Minecraft Resource Packs & Mods Session 1 Jan. 17 - March 14 (9 classes) Ages 7 - 11 4:15 - 5:15 PM Join us for some Minecraft fun as we explore shader packs, resource packs, and mods! Students will see what mods can do to enhance their Minecraft experience, and gain an understanding of the nature and purpose of resource packs and shader packs as they audition multiple examples of each. They will be challenged to demonstrate their creativity while learning to create their own custom Minecraft resource pack. Students will use their imaginations as they utilize the Not Enough Items and Bibliocraft mods simultaneously to build and furnish a multi-room structure. Finally, they will explore the tools that have them riding dragons to find buried treasure in the Animal Bikes Mod! Cost: $145 (MACC members $130). Minimum:6/Maximum 10 Contact Tiffany Henry 678-525-8660 or email@example.com
Minecraft Mods Biomes O'Plenty, Custom NPCs, Galacticraft! Session 2 Begins: Tues. April 4 Minecraft Mods Biomes O’Plenty, Custom NPCs, Galacticraft! April 4 - May 16 (7 classes) Ages 7 - 11 4:15 - 5:15 PM Minecrafters know that the world is only limited by their imaginations and the mods they use. Students will explore the tools that have them mining topaz and sapphire ores as they explore the tropical rain forest and coral reef biomes, customizing non-player characters, building rockets to the moon and using a grapple to travel through the asteroids. Cost: $120 (MACC members $105). Minimum:6/Maximum 10 Contact Tiffany Henry 678-525-8660 or firstname.lastname@example.org
New Class INTRO TO PYTHON -NOW AVAILABLE TO ADULTS Begins Mon., Jan. 9 Instructor: Dan Mailman (Art 120 Teacher) Ages: 14 through ADULT 3 Wk. Classes Mondays 4:00 - 6:00 PM C/C++: Intro to Programming (Jan. 9, 16 & 23) A great introduction to C/C++ and to programming concepts in general if you want to move on to another language! Using Microsoft’s Visual Studio on Windows PCs, we'll write several programs to illustrate user interaction, file processing, error management, data representation, and program control flow. Bring a Windows 10 PC with wireless networking capability or Visual Studio Installed. Raspberry Pi Python 1 (Jan. 30, Feb. 6 & 13) AGES 14 through ADULT The Raspberry PI version of the first course in Studio MindStride’s 'Think Like a Computer Scientist' series. A great introduction to Python and to programming concepts in general if you want to move on to another language. Bring a Raspberry PI, 5V micro USB power supply, Micro USB Power Cable (a build-in on/off switch is recommended), SD Card, USB Mouse, Keyboard, HDMI Monitor and Cable, USB SD Card Reader. Raspberry Pi Python 2 (Feb. 20, 27, & Mar. 6) The Raspberry PI version of the second course in Studio MindStride’s ‘Think Like a Computer Scientist’ series. Learn several new techniques for making programs faster, smaller, and more maintainable. Requirements: Bring your Raspberry Pi and supplies from Raspberry Pi Python I. Prerequisites: Raspberry Pi Python I Raspberry Python Vision Basics (Mar. 13, 27 & Apr. 3) Install the OpenCV Computer Vision Library on the Raspberry Pi and use it to write Python programs that recognize color, recognize objects, and track objects using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module. Requirements: Bring your Raspberry Pi and supplies from Raspberry Pi Python I. Prerequisites: Raspberry Pi Python I Python GUI & OOP (Apr. 10, 17 & 24) This is an introduction to graphical user interfaces (GUIs) as well as event-based and object-oriented programming. In continuing to learn to "think like a programmer", we will introduce the following topics: Widgets, Geometry Management, Events and Event Loops, Callback Handlers, Objects, and Classes. You must bring a computer with Python installed and working. Python I on Macs or PCs (May 1, 8 & 15) This is the first course in Studio MindStride’s 'Think Like a Computer Scientist' series. It's a great introduction to Python and to programming concepts in general if you want to move on to another language. We'll install and use Python and IDLE, Python.org's beginning Interactive Development Environment. With IDLE, Wiprograms as a model, you'll be on your way to writing your own programs. You must bring: a PC or Mac.
Cost: $115 per course (MACC members $100). Contact Hannah Hahn 901-831-4052 or email@example.com
Games Chess·Ninja Begins: Thurs. March 30 Instructor: Thomas Lane Chess·Ninjas will sneak, hop, and balance their way through learning chess fundamentals. Our students play games and get brains! Instructor Thomas Lane has 5 years experience teaching chess to young people. Students receive a chess set and a Chess Ninja T-shirt upon completion of class. March 30 through May 4 (6 - weekly lessons) Little·Ninjas: ages 3 -4, Thurs. 10 -10:30 AM (Min: 4 , Max: 8 ) $85/$70 for MACC Members Homeschool*: ages 7 -12, Thurs. 10:45-11:45 AM (Min: 6, Max 16) $150/$140 for MACC Members Elementary 1: ages 5 -7, Thurs. 5:15-6:15 PM (Min:6, Max:16) $150/$140 for MACC Members Elem/Middle: ages 8-12, Thurs. 6:30-7:30 PM (Min:6, Max:16) $150/$140 for MACC Members Contact Thomas Lane: firstname.lastname@example.org or (256)810-0341
FITNESS MARTIAL ARTS FOR BEGINNERS
Instructor: Mark Johnson Begins Thursday, Jan. 10 Ages 6-12 FREE UNIFORM INCLUDED Class meets twice a week for 6 weeks, either Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday. The Monday/Wednesday class meets at 5:30-6:15, and the Tuesday/Thursday class meets at 6-6:45.
Students learn the basics of taekwondo including self-defense, focus, and respect.
Cost: $85 (MACC Members $70)
Contact: Mark Johnson at 423-886-1512 for more information.
YOGA Begins: Mon. Feb. 6 Instructor: Rachel Clark Vinyasa Yoga . . . 9:00 - 10:00 AM Chakra Yoga . . . 10:00 - 11:00 AM Cost: $27/$12 for drop-in class. $55/$40 for MACC Members /1 class weekly per month. $85/$70 for MACC Members /2 class weekly per month. Questions contact Rachel: email@example.com or 423-313-3380
TOTAL BODY STRONG (ADULTS) Ongoing classes Strength Building & Cardio Workout
Instructor: Kay Turner
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:15 - 10:15 AM Cost: $10 per class Discount Packages Available Contact Kay at 423-316-6742
SILVER SNEAKERS Ongoing Classes Fitness program designed specifically for mature adults.
Instructors: Kay Turner & Allison Chimley 11 AM - 11:45 More advanced exercise program Noon - 1 PM Basic mature exercise program Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at MACC Cost: $5 per class. Some insurance plans cover this cost.
Contact Kay 423-316-6742 or Alison 865-257-0911
Silver Sneakers classes are ongoing . . . you may join any time.
Baking Workshops COOKIES, CAKES & MORE WORKSHOPS Instructor: Brianne Hager 4 Baking Workshops Starting: Mon., Jan. 16 Schedule for Workshops:
Jan. 16 - Decorated Winter Cookies: Learn how to make these mouthwatering cookies with ease. 6 - 7:30 Feb. 6 - Chocolates For Your Sweetheart: Learn how to make special chocolate treats which are sure to please. 6 - 7:30 Mar. 13 - St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes: Learn how to make easy crowd pleasing cupcakes. 6 - 7:30 April 10 - Bunny Pops: Learn to build and decorate these adorable festive favorites. 6 - 7:30 Contact Brianne directly if you are interested in a workshop. (She must know the number of students in order to prepare for class.) Cost: $25 plus $10 supply fee per workshop. 6 person min. per class Contact Brianne: 423-421-1831