Summer Music

Summer Fine Arts Program Information

  • Dates: All classes take place Monday – Thursday from June 14 - July 15

  • Learning Format: This program will be offered either fully in-person or in a hybrid/remote model depending on D205 health metrics. Students and families who choose to enroll in this program will be notified as early as possible. 

  • Location: All classes are held at York High School 

  • Vacation Policy: The D205 Summer Fine Arts Program welcomes students who will be on vacation for some rehearsals and/or participate in other summer activities. (No prorated fees for missed classes) Students who can only attend part of the summer program are still strongly encouraged to register and attend as often as they can!

  • All students should enter the Academic Building at Door 1 and detailed signs will direct students to their classrooms.

  • Classroom doors open 15 minutes before class. Please remember to pick up your student promptly after their last class.

  • All participants will receive a Summer Fine Arts Program t-shirt.

Daytime Sessions

NEW! Introduction to Dance (Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and Hip Hop)

(Zero experience is necessary)

  • Who: Incoming 7th - 9th grade students

  • Time: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

  • Where: Black Box Dance Studio (C183) 

  • Limited to the first 30 students

  • Dance/athletic attire must be worn: dance shoes optional

 

NEW! Introduction to Visual Arts (Sculpture, Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media)

(Zero experience is necessary)

  • Who: Incoming 7th - 9th grade students

  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

  • Where: York Art Room (A141) 

  • Limited to the first 30 students

  • All materials are covered in the registration fee

 

Band and Orchestra (Band and Orchestra Literature and Chamber Music Exploration)

  • Who: Incoming 6th grade students

  • Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

  • Where: York Band Room (A151) and York Orchestra Room (A153)

  • Concert: Thursday, July 15th at 1:00 p.m. in the York Auditorium - all are welcome! 

 

Ukulele Class (Learn Ukulele or Develop Existing Skills)

(Zero experience is necessary)

  • Who: Incoming 5th - 9th grade students

  • Time: 2:15-3:15 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

  • Where: York Band Room (A151)

  • Bring your own uke or use a school-owned instrument

 

Music Production (Create, Record and Produce Your Own Music)

  • Who: Incoming 5th - 9th grade students

  • Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)

  • Where: York Music Technology Room (A155)

  • Students may want to bring a flashdrive to archive their recordings

 

Evening Sessions

(For incoming 7th-9th grade students)

Band and Orchestra 

  • Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday evenings)

  • Where: York Band (A151) and Orchestra Rooms (A153)

Choir 

  • Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Monday and Wednesday evenings)

  • Where: Orchestra Room (A153)

Jazz Band 

  • Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday evenings)

  • Who: Band and Orchestra students may participate at no additional cost

  • Where: York Band Room (A151)

Concerts

  • Daytime Session Concert: Thursday, July 15th at 1:00 p.m. in the York Auditorium

  • Evening Session Concert: Thursday, July 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the York Auditorium

 

Registration for the Dist. 205 Fine Arts Summer Program is open. You may register for the summer fine arts program by using the link below:

Webstore (District) link

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

Contact Mike Pavlik, Summer Fine Arts Program Director, at mpavlik@elmhurst205.org for additional information.

 

 

 

York Student Explains Practice

Check out this 1 min. video of a York student describing how she approaches practicing her instrument.