Creation Station Dance West Hills takes a systematic approach to developing their students' dance skills. All their classes are tailored to different ages, and the curriculum mirrors the brain's development as the students age. The toddler classes, for instance, aim to keep pace with the child's desire to play and to learn with motor development games and by introducing the basic terminology of dance. Storybooks compliment ballet lessons for children ages 3 or 4, and a more ballerina-like atmosphere envelops students once they hit 5 years old, complete with ballet attire, hair tied in a bun, and swans walking around checking form. Each class begins with a consistent structure, allowing kids to feel some familiarity even as they progress through the school. Classes continue for all ages, including tap or jazz for teenagers and ballet for adults.
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From 18 studios scattered around Los Angeles, Lori Moran Music Studios’ armada of instructors offers all-ages voice, piano, guitar, violin, and composition classes. With teachers who have worked on films such as Dreamgirls and Dance Flick, world-touring operatic productions, and Grammy-nominated choral CDs, the school can cater to virtually every musical taste—from classical to jazz to pop. Students choose the emphasis of their lessons, whether they want to work on their public performance skills, write their own songs, sight-read scores, or simply be able to play musical chairs during a power outage. Many will also get the chance to show off in recitals, concerts, and showcases.
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A piano player since age 5, Julie Gunvalson has been sharing her skills with others through private lessons since 2001. At Piano By Julie, she and co-instructor Nick Petrillo lead lessons in piano, guitar, and voice for students of all ages. They also guide students through music-theory study and help them prepare for performances, including two recitals per year through her studio.
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