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

Fall Drama Semester

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

August 19 – December 14

Mondays – Fridays

Various times, Ages 5 – 18

Weekly drama classes in acting, improvisation and Glee Club for all levels of experience. Download schedules and registration forms at

Glee Club

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

August 22 – December 12

Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00, 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. $275 for the semester. Download registration form at

Singing & Songwriting

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

August 19 – December 11

Mondays, 5:00 – 6:30, ages 12+

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00, ages 7-11

Explore the essentials of writing music including listening, rhythm, melody, harmony and how to work with lyrics. Students will discover sounds used in different genres of music and will apply this to personal expression. $275 – $325 for the semester. Download registration form at

Private Singing Lessons

MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku

August 24 – December 14


Private one-on-one voice lessons at MAPA with Jennifer Loftus, a multitalented performer and teacher with over 30 years of experience teaching private piano and voice lessons and drama and music in the schools. $70/hour. Students will be billed monthly. To inquire about availability, contact Carolyn Wright at [email protected]

Full STEAM Ahead Learning 281-3106

Papini Playhouse

Locations to be announced

Tuesdays, Sept. 3rd – Oct. 29th

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Grades 1 – 5

Papini Playhouse is an after school music and dramatic arts program. Students sing, learn about and play a variety of instruments, and play dramatic arts games. The final day, Oct. 29th, students perform a musical dramatic arts show for an audience. Multiple art projects include instrument making, as well as prop, costume, and set design. All students create and keep a giant puppet.

Art Classes with Monica Knight 463-8884

[email protected]

1053 Ulu Kanu St, Wailuku

Photography I

Tuesdays, Sept 10-Nov 12

3:30-4:30 pm

ages 8 and above

This class is an introduction to the basics of photography: composition, lighting, color, aperture, and shutter speed. Students will experiment with different genres of photography, such as portrait, nature, and abstract. They will also be introduced to basic photo editing using iPhoto.

Painting I

Mondays, Sept 9 – Nov 11

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

5-7 yr olds at 3:15pm,

8 and up at 4:15pm

In this class, students will develop their painting skills. Using mostly tempura and acrylic paint, students will practice color mixing, color theory, composition, and observational painting. This class is great for both beginner and intermediate painters.

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 572-6560

Tiny Hands

Jesse Stuart

Age: 2.5 – 5

Session I: Tuesdays, 6 weeks,

September 17 – October 29

(No class on October 8)

9:00am – 11:00 am

Session II: Tuesdays, 6 weeks,

November 5 – December 10

9:00am – 11:00 am

Children will learn creative processes that little hands can manage with help, using materials such as pastels, clay, paint and paper that stimulate creative impulses and fuel artistry. There will be music, stories, and lots of fun for all! Tuition: $105 ($132 nonmember) Supply Fee: $25

Wheel Throwing & Hand Building

Nancy Martel

Age: 10+

Thursdays, 8 weeks

Session I:

September 19 – November

14 (No class October 31)

3:30pm – 5:30 pm

Session II:

November 7 – January 2 (No

class on November 28)

3:30pm – 5:30 pm

Prepare to be amazed at the bowls, cups, and vases created in this introductory ceramics class! Students will learn the basic elements of wheel throwing as well as more advanced techniques to add design and texture to work. Families are invited to attend the final session to view class work, pick up pieces, and meet your young artist’s new friends! Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember) Supply Fee: $32

Where the Wild Things Are

Julie Matheis

Age: 5 – 12

Session I: Mondays, 5 weeks

August 26 – September 23

4:00pm – 5:00 pm

Session II: Mondays, 5 weeks

October 14 – November 11

4:00pm – 5:00 pm

Let’s get wild about art! With a curriculum highlighting concepts of size, color and texture, students will create 2D & 3D monsters in this wild mixed media adventure including painting, drawing, design, sculpture and most importantly, imagination! Tuition: $45 ($57 nonmember) Supply Fee: $15

Jewelry for Teens

Julie Matheis

Session I: Beginning Jewelry

Wednesdays, 6 weeks

September 25 – October 30

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Session II: Teen Wax Casting

Mondays, 6 weeks

November 18 – December 23

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Session III: Beginning Jewelry

Mondays, 6 weeks

January 6, 2014 – February 10, 2014

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Explore a world of possibilities with lost wax casting as you learn to turn sculpted wax designs into wearable works of art. You will use traditional wax carving tools, discover the proper way to set up your designs with sprues, and invest them in fine jewelers plaster. See how the most intricate of details will show, as your wax designs are replaced with molten metal. Brass metal will be included with lab fee and silver will be available for purchase. No previous jewelry class required. Tuition: $105 ($132 nonmember) Supply Fee: $25

Beaded Holiday Ornaments— Adult & Child Workshop

Julie Matheis

Session I: Saturday, December 14

Session II: Saturday, December 21

10:00 am – 12:00 noon (adults & children ages 3 – 6)

1:00 – 3:00 pm (adults & children ages 7 – 12)

Spend some time with a loved one as you make one of a kind beaded ornaments for your own tree or to give away as a holiday gift. In a collaborative effort, the chaperone will master basic wire working techniques; keiki will then choose eye-catching elements from glass & acrylic beads and follow simple design patterns. Beads will become snowflakes, stars, and other imaginative holiday imagery. Tuition: $25 ($32 nonmember) Supply Fee: $15

Bounty Music 871-1141

[email protected]

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

Ongoing Classes Every Day!

Age 6 and up depending on the student

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

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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.

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.

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


Ongoing Wednesdays

Multiple days & times

Ages 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.

Upcountry Youth Choir

Makawao La-ti-Da Studio

Ongoing, Thursdays, 5:15 – 6:15pm

Ages 8 – 15

To sign up for Youth Choir, please contact La-ti-Da Music. Classes begin August 11th. Cost is $30 per month.

Maui Music Conservatory 283-0100

[email protected]

Kindermusik – “On the Road”

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

June 2013, Wednesdays at 9:15am

Ages 8 months – 4 years

“On the Road” is an exciting summer course that lasts 4 weeks. Children explore all different “locations” as we sing and play instruments together. The course with a wonderful “carnival” complete with games and balloons.

Kether Hollabaugh 707-779-9817

[email protected]

Choral Singing and instrumental Recorder lessons for ages 8-10 and 11-12. Starting September 1, weekly.

Lahaina Arts Association 661-0111

Maui Youth Art Outreach Classes

Various Locations in Maui County

Every Monday – Friday

After School and In-School – check website for schedule of classes

Youth Center Classes serve ages 9-17

The Maui Youth Art Outreach Program provides no-cost art classes to children in Maui County. Please visit for an updated class schedule.

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.

Kathleen Hamilton/Maui Piano Lessons 876-0383

[email protected]

Piano Lessons

One hour weekly lessons available 7 days per week

Lower Kula

Beginner 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.

Magenta Blvd Art Studio 280-1390

Children’s Art Classes with Anna Severson

Emerald Plaza, Lahaina


Monday through Friday

10 am

Ages 5 – 12

Come and join our daily children’s arts and crafts classes – fun and creative projects every morning. Moms invited to participate and get creative on Fridays at noon. Art classes weekdays after school for kids. Life drawing sessions Wednesday evenings. Visit website for more details.