ADULT CLASSES & WORKSHOPS 2020-2021
FALL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

VISUAL ARTS
NANCY MCTAGUE-STOCK
Adults | Thursday 10-11am, Sept. 24-Oct. 29 | $195
Throughout this six week course, Nancy will work with her students to broaden their horizons both in technical skill and material knowledge.
She will help each student grow as an artist individually, suiting each artist's personal style, level and interest. This class is scheduled to meet in person.
MOKI KOKORIS
Adults | Monday 7-9pm, Oct. 19-Nov. 23 | $315
Blackletter - often called Gothic or Old English - is a dramatic letterform full of impact and contrast created during the reign of Charlemagne. Using the fundamental strokes of this calligraphic hand (proper term for script) as a starting point, the class will take a brief journey through the variations of this genre (Fraktur, Texture, etc.). A very rhythmic and modular alphabet, Blackletter is often a favorite of beginner calligraphers as it lends a sense of structure and formality to a handwritten work. Join us as we discover why the pen is indeed mightier than the sword!

JOEL FLORA
Adults | Tuesday 10:45am-12:15pm, Sept. 22-Oct. 27 | $198
All levels are welcome in this drawing class, where you will learn the basic technique of portrait sketching from local artist Joel Flora. Students will learn how to capture individual features and subtle expressions, and leave the course with a new understanding of the art of sketching. 

STEPHANIE LUSH-MASTRIANO
Adults | Thursday 7-9pm, Oct.. 1 | $50
Come to the DAC and be a master for a day! DAC painting instructor and artist Stephanie Lush-Mastriano will lead this vibrant and exciting workshop that is open to beginners or seasoned painters. A beautiful floral still life will be present, and the class will learn how to create their own interpretation of the beautiful scene. All materials will be provided, all levels welcome.

DOROTHY HAFNER
Adults | Friday 6-9:30pm, Oct. 23 | $90
Add Some Sparkle to Your Life! Join us for a workshop in glass coaster making. Learn glass cutting, then assemble your own designs using pre-cut glass in assorted shapes and sizes. Join this exciting workshop with Dorothy Hafner, award-winning artist and designer. We supply the tools and materials, you bring the creativity. Includes 4 coasters or 2 larger hanging light catchers for your windows.

ERIKA CAPUTO
Adults | Wednesday 7-9pm, Dec. 2 | $70
This new DAC holiday tradition returns with more dates scheduled. Come join us for a festive wreath making workshop and a ladies night out! Bring your friends! Wreaths and all materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring extra decorations to give their wreaths a more personalized look. Usher in the holiday season with this classic craft! BYO wine and refreshments.

ERIKA CAPUTO
Adults | Friday 7-9pm, Dec. 4 | $70
This new DAC holiday tradition returns with more dates scheduled. Come join us for a festive wreath making workshop and a ladies night out! Bring your friends! Wreaths and all materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring extra decorations to give their wreaths a more personalized look. Usher in the holiday season with this classic craft! BYO wine and refreshments.

DANCE
ADULT BALLET
ELIZABETH HALL, BONNIE GOMBOS
Adults | Monday 9:45-11:15am or Friday 10-11:30am | Sept. 11-Jan.18 | $420
This registration is for a 20 class card. Adult dance and adult martial arts are drop in classes that the card can be used for. All students are encouraged to try this popular intermediate level class. each class will include a thorough barre, center floor, and a well-balanced combination in a relaxed and positive atmosphere.
$20 Drop-in Fee or 10-class card for $190 available for adult classes ($35 registration fee due 1x per yr.)  Available at DAC office or at (203) 655-8683.

MUSIC
THE MUSIC PROGRAM is open to children and adults. Our students receive a foundation in classical or jazz which can later be applied to any musical interest. All of our instructors are professionals chosen both for their artistry and teaching skills. We offer instruction in piano, voice, guitar, violin, flute, cello and percussion. Through one-on-one instruction, our students discover their full potential by strengthening their technique, artistry, self- awareness and individuality. 

PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION 
Lessons are individually scheduled based on student and teacher availability. Consult your teacher regarding school holidays and teacher absences prior to registering. No classes during Darien Public School’s February & April vacation weeks. Consult your teacher for weather cancellations, the Music Dept. does not always follow school cancellations.

LESSON SCHEDULE
Flute | Monday
Guitar | Tuesday and Saturday
Percussion | Tuesday
Piano | Monday–Saturday
Violin | Monday, Thursday, Saturday
Voice | Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Cello | Friday
Composition | Tuesday & Saturday

PRIVATE LESSON TUITION FEES
30-minute lesson | $50 each
45-minute lesson | $75 each
60-minute lesson | $100 each
Plus $35 Annual Registration Fee and $15 performance fee.

Private lesson registration cannot be completed online. Before registering, you must call Music Director, Juanita Bosee at 203.829-5451 or the DAC office at 203.655.8683 to receive confirmation of your instructor, day, time, number of pro-rated lessons and total cost of your lessons.

PRIVATE LESSON REGISTRATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED A CONFIRMATION FROM THE TEACHER.

Private Instruction Registration Form