Wayland to hold AFA registration

Release Date: August 13, 2009    

PLAINVIEW – The Wayland Baptist University Academy of Fine Arts will hold registration for those interested in private music lessons, the Children’s Chorus of Plainview and Music Together on Aug. 18 from 4-7 p.m. in Harral Memorial Auditorium on the Wayland campus. The AFA offers personalized instruction in voice and piano as well as other instruments and art when available.

The Children’s Chorus of Plainview will hold short auditions for children ages 8-12. The group will begin its fifth season under the direction of Mrs. Debra Buford. The CCP received a grant from the Lubbock Area Foundation for the 2009-10 season to help further the music education of area children. For more information about CCP, contact Buford at 291-1075 or bufordd@wbu.edu.

Licensed instructors will also present the third season of Music Together, a music instruction program for children from birth to age 6. This semester’s session will feature the music from the Fiddle Curriculum and all families will receive CDs and a music book for continued home development.

Vocal technique classes for junior high and high school students will be taught by Jennifer Brown. The classes will focus on proper singing technique and repertoire development. The fall curriculum will cover classical song repertoire, opera selections and sacred songs. For more information, contact Brown at 291-1721 or brownj@wbu.edu.

Private lessons in piano and other instruments are available. For additional information on AFA offerings, contact AFA Coordinator Gunnar Tietge at 291-1070 or wsmus2@wbu.edu.