Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), 244-8760

Glee Club

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

Thursdays, January 9 – May 1

4:00 – 5:00pm

Ages 7-11

Learn the foundations of singing, including pitch, breath support, diction and phrasing and gain confidence in your singing in a fun and supportive group environment. No experience necessary. Students perform in the annual Spring Extravaganza on May 3 at the MACC. $275 for the semester. Register at

Singing & Songwriting for Kids

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

Wednesdays, January 8 – April 30

3:00 – 4:00pm

Ages 7-11

Turn your stories and ideas in songs! Write and co-write songs as you learn the essential song elements of rhyme schemes, melodic rhythm and phrasing, what makes a good lyric and how to write a great hook. No music background necessary. Instructor Priscilla Sanders. $275 for the semester. Register at

Private Singing Lessons

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

January 4 – April 30

Wednesdays or Saturdays

Private singing lessons with Jennifer Loftus at MAPA. Jennifer has over 30 years experience teaching private piano and voice lessons. She has also taught drama and music in the schools and has an impressive performance resume. A mezzo-soprano, Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Education from Michigan State University. $70/hour. For availability, email Carolyn Wright at [email protected] or call 244-8760 x221.

Drama Classes

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

January 4 – May 2

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays – Saturdays

Various times

Ages 5 – 18

Weekly drama classes: Kids on Camera, Kids on Stage, Improv, Advanced Acting Troupe. $275-325 for the semester. Class descriptions, schedules and registration forms at or call 244-8760.


Kether Hollabaugh (707) 779-9817

[email protected]


Makawao Union Church

Rehearsals begin February 17th

Performances May 3 and 10

Wednesday and Thursday rehearsals to start, adding Fridays when near performance

3:30 pm

Ages 7-13

Based on the book, “House Above the Trees” by Ethel Cook Eliot. This story is filled with wonder, magic, adventure, wise forest creatures and lessons of unlimited thinking, love, and beauty that radiates from within!


Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 572-6560

Jewelry for Teens

Julie Matheis

Session I: Manipulating Metal: An Introduction to Jewelry

Mondays, 6 weeks

January 6 – February 10

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Session II: Wax Casting

Wednesday, 6 weeks

January 6 – February 10

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Age: 13+

Get ready to create unique jewelry using wire, sheet and molten metal! In Manipulating Metal, students will learn the fundamental elements of jewelry design: cutting, drilling, piercing, and soldering metal. Projects may include pendants, bracelets, earrings and/or rings. In Wax Casting, students will expand jewelry design possibilities by learning how to turn molten metal and their own sculpted wax designs into wearable works of art. Using traditional wax carving tools, students will breathe life into their jewelry as they discover the proper way to set up designs with sprues and invest them in fine jeweler’s plaster. Note: Brass metal will be included with lab fee and sterling silver will be available for purchase. No previous jewelry class is required! Tuition: $100 ($125 nonmember)  Supply & Lab Fee: $25

Throwing & Handbuilding 

Nancy Martel

Session 1 January 16 – March 6

Thursdays, 8 weeks

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Session II: January 16 – March 6

Thursdays, 8 weeks

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Age: 10+

Cups! Plates! Bowls! Birdhouses! Tiles! And More! In this ceramics class, students will create their own functional art as they explore the handling of clay using wheel throwing, handbuilding, glazing, and texturing techniques. Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)  Supply & Lab Fee: $20

Tiny Hands 

Jesse Stuart

Session I: January 28 – March 4

Tuesdays, 6 weeks

9:00-11:00 am,

Session II: April 1 – May 6

Tuesdays, 6 weeks

9:00-11:00 am,

Ages 2.5-5

Using materials such as pastels, clay, paint, and paper that stimulate creative impulses and fuel artistry, children will learn creative processes that little hands can manage with help. There will be music, stories, and lots of fun for all! Tuition: $100 ($125 nonmember) Supply & Lab Fee: $25

The Many Faces of Art 

Julie Matheis

Mondays, 6 weeks

March 31 – May 5

3:30-5:30 pm

Age: 5+

In this mixed media journey, your keiki will explore both two and three-dimensional forms of art. We will identify emotions and expressions depicted in famous masterpieces and design original works of art to convey similar ideas as well as individual feelings. As we study the features and elements within faces, we will create portraits, masks, and even a self-portrait! Tuition: $100 ($125 nonmember)  Supply & Lab Fee: $25

Island of Inspiration 

Julie Matheis

Thursdays, 6 weeks

April 3 – May 8

3:30-5:30 pm

Age: 5+

Let your child celebrate nature through art as we investigate and depict the world around us. A variety of painting, sculpting, and collage projects will allow your child to explore colors, textures, and personal creativity. Keiki will find inspiration in objects (both large and small!) during this adventure that will take us from the top of the mountains to the ocean floor! Tuition: $100 ($125 nonmember)  Supply & Lab Fee: $25

Teen Jewelry Open Studio  

Targeted at students that have completed a Hui jewelry class for young adults of at least 5 weeks, open studio sessions offer exclusive access to our professionally equipped jewelry studio under the supervision of a qualified jewelry studio technician. These Saturday sessions offer an ideal opportunity to experiment and explore your own creativity, bounce new ideas off of other young artists, and a place to develop your own aesthetic, outside of classroom instruction.

FOR GROUPS!  Explore & Discover: A Class Field Trip Collaboration Between Hui No`eau & The Maui Invasive Species Committee 

Dates & Times Scheduled on a First-Come-First-Served Basis

Bring your class to the Hui to join Hui teaching artists and MISC educators as we use the visual arts as a means of understanding the importance of protecting our natural island resources. Choose from projects like Form Changing Flip Books (to take home with you at the end of class), that illustrate the rate of introduction of different plants and insects to our Hawaiian islands or contribute to the Hui Ho`ololi Mural (to remain on Hui grounds), which illustrates the different tree species used in Dougherty’s sculpture, as well as colorful components of the country’s culture from which they derive. Fee: $10 per student/ 10-student minimum.


Kahana Fine Arts 669-0379

Located on the Westside

Private Instruction

Accredited Instruction. Piano, Voice, Guitar, Violin, Cello and Art Workshops.


Art Classes with Monica Knight 463-8884

[email protected]

1053 Ulu Kanu St, Wailuku

Photography II

January 14th-March 11th, 2014


3:30-4:30 pm

ages 8 and above

This class is an extension of Photography I. With the basic photo skills under their belt, students will take photography to the next level and create works of art using their photographs. They will experiment in photo collage, developing a series, and mixed media photo art and continue to learn basic photo editing using iPhoto. (Recommended for students who have photography experience, but newcomers are welcome as well.)

Painting I Watercolors

Jan 13 – March 10, 2014


3:15-4:15pm or 4:15-5:15pm

5-7 yr olds at 3:15pm

8 and up at 4:15pm

Students will practice composition, color theory and color mixing, as well as learn new techniques specific to watercolor: washes, wet on wet, wet on dry, and texture techniques. This class is great for both beginner and intermediate painters.


Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Private Weekly Music Lessons

4 years – Adult

Learn the art of playing a musical instrument.  Make it a family lesson and learn together.  Lessons in Guitar or Ukulele.  Our instructor has time slots available throughout the week and on Saturdays.


Bounty Music 871-1141

[email protected]

Music Lessons in Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, Voice and Keyboard

Ongoing Classes Every Day!

Age 6 and up

Bounty Music offers private music lessons for children and adults. Lessons are offered on Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, Voice and Keyboard. Bounty Music offers a great variety of musical instruments for sale from beginner to advanced. Internet Prices with Local Service. Special for new students: Buy two Lessons and get two FREE. Just mention that you saw it in Maui Family Magazine.


La-ti-Da Music 280-2784

[email protected]


Ages: 8- 15

Makawao- La-ti-Da Studio

Thursdays 5:15-6:15

Cost: $30 per month

To sign up for Youth Choir please contact me asap.

Music Mix


Ongoing Wednesdays, 2:00-2:45pm

Ages 2.5 – 5 years

Children enjoy instrument playing to building fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. They’ll learn songs that help build language and early phonetic skills. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills.

Music Family

Kihei, Wailuku, Pukalani

Ongoing mornings, Multiple days

Ages 3 months – 4 years

Together learning songs, musical activities that concentrate on singing and keeping a beat. As you move, sing and play, you’ll uncover a musical world that enhances timing, listening and language skills and coordination.

First Piano Adventures


Ongoing, Multiple days & times

Ages 5 & 6 years

With this age piano becomes an adventure for everyone. We join the child’s world in a playful exploration of music. Through a diverse world of sound, we develop a foundation of aural perception, eye tracking, and physical coordination.

Piano Adventures




Multiple days/ times

7-10 years

Children learn piano technique in an intimate class environment. Classes combine the strengths of intervallic reading, multi-key and Middle C approaches. This class is fun and colorful and children play theory games to help retain music methods.


Kathleen Hamilton/Maui Piano Lessons 876-0383

[email protected]

Piano Lessons

Lower Kula


7 days a week

Beginners to Advanced

Private lessons include how to read music; technique; theory & music appreciation. 15+ yrs. experience on Maui. Free introductory lesson.  283-6945 

Private violin lessons in Wailea

Flexible times, beginning & intermediate students ages six years through adults. Experienced & patient teacher. Innovative teaching methods follow the interests & learning style of each student, keeping their passion for music alive. Contact Cambria Moss. If you do not have a violin yet, please call before shopping for one.


Lahaina Arts Association 661-0111

Maui Youth Art Outreach Program

Lahaina, Honokowai, Wailuku, Paia and Kihei

Please visit for complete class schedule

Classes are held weekly

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

After School

Ages 5-18

The Maui Youth Art Outreach Program offers children’s art classes and art supplies to the community at no cost. Please visit for complete class schedule, including age requirements, date, location and time.


Magenta Blvd Art Studio 280-1390

Keiki Arts and Crafts



Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

After school

Ages 3 – 12

Are your keiki creative? Bring them to our fun filled after school programs in Emerald Plaza. Check our FB page: MagentaBoulevard. Classes taught by Anna Severson, who also teaches art at the Lahaina Montessori school.

Life Drawing




6:30 to 8

All ages

Sketch or draw the model in a relaxed studio setting. There is no instructor; so no pressure! We do often have nude models, so keep in mind if you are bringing the keiki.