Maui Family YMCA 242-9007
Private Weekly Music Lessons
4 years – Adult
Learn the art of playing a musical instrument. Make it a family les- son and learn together. Lessons in Guitar or Ukulele. Our instructor has time slots available through- out the week and on Saturdays.
Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 572-6560
Wheel Throwing & Hand Building
Thursdays, 8 weeks: April 4 – May 23, 3 – 5 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! Fee: $135 ($169 nonmember) Supply Fee: $32
Tuesdays, 6 weeks, Apr 2–May 7, 9–11am
Age 2 1⁄2 – 5, Jesse Stuart
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! Fee: $105 ($132 nonmember) Supply Fee: $25
Explore & Discover Field Trips at Hui No’eau
Scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis
Fee: Starting at $10 per student/ 10-student minimum
Teachers, students and members of other community-based groups are invited to participate in these interactive arts exposure programs that combine live artist demo/s, a guided gallery tour, hands-on workshop and supporting Q & A session with “real live artists!” Explore & Discover Visits allow students to explore our rural grounds, enjoy some fresh air, participate in our latest program offerings, make connections between artworks and their own practice, and create a memorable arts experience. Click here to complete an inquiry form and we will begin customizing a trip that works specifically for you: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGV6G65
Jewelry for Teens
Mondays, 6 weeks
Beg. Jewelry: April 15 – May 20, 3:30 – 5:30
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. Fee: $105 ($132 nonmember) Supplies: $25
Wire Wrapping Workshop
Sunday, April 7, 9am–2pm
Bring in beads and objects that are inspiring to you and transform them into rings, and links for earrings, bracelets, or necklaces. You will use silversmithing pliers and various wires as you learn basic wire wrapping techniques, how to make simple clasps, and tips for functional designs. Brass and copper wire will be included in the supply fee & silver will be available for purchase in the studio with cash or checks. Fee: $45 ($57 nonmember) Supplies: $15
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) 244-8760
Drama & Music Classes
MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku
January 5 – May 3, Mondays – Saturdays, Various times
Ages 7 – 18
Weekly drama classes in acting, improvisation and Glee Club for all levels of experience. Call 244-8760 or download schedules and registration forms at www.mauiacademy.org.
MAPA Main Studios, 2027 Main Street, Wailuku
January 10 – May 2, Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00
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 at the MACC in May. Download schedules and registration forms at www.mauiacademy.org.
Maui Music Conservatory 893-0707
Ongoing, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center
Continuing private piano and voice instruction; group piano classes also available.
Classes are held at the Maui Music Conservatory at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center.
Kindermusik classes available for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kindermusik meets every Wednesday 9:15-10:00am. First class free. Discount for siblings. Call Ruth to save your spot! 808-283-0100.
Beginning Piano Classes
Ages 4 1/2 – 5
This is a great way to start your little one with piano lessons. Each lesson is 45 minutes long and each child will have their own piano or keyboard to play during the class. Games and activities liven up the learning process and parents are encouraged to attend with their child. Only 5 children to each class, so you must call to reserve a space. Ruth Murata-Eisen, instructor.
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.
Bounty Music 871-1141
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.
Barbara Steinberg Art 879-0025
Spring Keiki Art Class
Small Room by DMV in Kihei Community and Aquatic Center
January 30-March 27, 2013: Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00pm
9 week class, $95
Drawing and painting native animals and plants with focus on endangered species and protecting environment. Maui Kindness Club art classes taught by Barbara Steinberg BFA, professional artist on Maui for 29 years. Co-sponsored by Maui Parks & Recreation. Call to register and for supply list.
Lahaina Arts Association 661-0111
Art Outreach Classes
Kihei Youth Center, Paia Youth Center, Lahaina Surf, Honokowai Kauhale, Kahekili Park Terrace, Hana School, Kaunakakai Elementary School
Weekly After School
Ages 5-17, youth centers 9-17
No-cost children’s art classes offered to the community on a weekly basis. Visit the website for specific locations and class times.
La-ti-Da Music 280-2784
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.
Ongoing Wednesdays, 2:00-2:45
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.
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.