Spring 2022 Class Schedule

Monday, January 23 through Friday, April 28, 2023
Classes that do not meet minimum enrollments by Monday, Feb. 6 may be canceled.
MONDAYS, Jan 23-April 24
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Intro to Strings Workshop (Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass) 4:00-5:00 10-16 Candace Sanderson 203/204
Intro to Children's Guitar 4:30-5:15 6-8 Javier Trujillo 006
Beginning West African Music & Drumming 4:30-5:30 12-18 Francis Akotuah 104
Hone Your Craft: Acting Fundamentals 4:30-5:50 12-18 Tanya Gallagher ITT
Theatre Monologue Performance & Audition Prep 4:30-6:00 14-18 Allen Taylor 014
Youth West African Dance 5:00-6:20 10-15 Betty Ladzekpo CT
Combined Instrumental Ensemble (mixed instruments) *** 5:15-6:45 11-18 Candace Sanderson 203/204
Beginning Youth Guitar 5:45-6:45 9-11 Javier Trujillo 006
Youth Chorus 5:45-7:00 12-18 Jamie Zee 104
Acting for Film and Stage 6:05- 7:25 12-18 Tanya Gallagher ITT
TUESDAYS, Jan 24-April 25
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Beginning Teen Guitar 4:30-5:30 12-14 Javier Trujillo 014
Beginning Stage Combat and Physical Acting for the Stage 4:30-6:00 12-18 Richard Squeri ITT
Beginning Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello) 4:30-5:30 12-18 Candace Sanderson 203
Intermediate Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello) 5:45-6:45 12-18 Candace Sanderson 203
Children’s First Dance Exploration 5:00-6:00 3.7-6 Betty Ladzekpo CT
Poetry: Creation and Performance 5:00-6:00 12-18 Joe Orrach 006
Intermediate Teen Guitar 5:40-6:40 12-16 Javier Trujillo 014
Children’s West African Dance 6:15-7:15 6-9 Betty Ladzekpo CT
Intermediate Stage Combat and Physical Acting for the Stage 6:15-7:45 12-18 Richard Squeri ITT
WEDNESDAYS, Jan 25-April 26
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Junior Jazz Performance Workshop *** 4:30-6:00 12-18 Howard Wiley & Jazz Faculty 104
Beginning Steel Pan 4:30-5:30 11-18 Akwasi Abrefah 014
Children's Chorus 4:30-5:30 7-11 Jamie Zee 203/204
Intro to Songwriting 4:30-6:00 12-18 Pablo Puente 006
Intermediate Steel Pan 5:45-6:45 12-18 Akwasi Abrefah 014
Children's Capoeira (Fall Only) 4:30-5:30 8-11 Mestre Calango ITT
Youth/Teen Capoeira (Fall Only) 5:45-6:45 12-18 Mestre Calango ITT
Histories of Dance and Appreciation (HODAA) 6:00-7:15 12-18 Linda Steele II 203/204
Cello Quintet *** 6:30-7:30 12-18 Andrea Landin 006
THURSDAYS, Jan 26-April 27
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Young Children's Traditional Mexican Son 4:00-4:45 5-8 Lolis Garcia & Claudio Vega ITT
Beginning Musicianship 4:30-5:30 12-18 Karen Horner 006
Beginning Ballet for Teens 4:30-5:50 12-18 Elena Martins CT
Musical Theater 4:30-6:00 12-18 Eliza O'Malley 104
Scene Study 4:30-5:50 12-18 Joe Orrach 203
Intermediate Musicianship 5:45-6:45 12-18 Karen Horner 006
Children's Traditional Mexican Son** 5:00-6:00 9-11 Lolis Garcia & Claudio Vega ITT
Jarana Workshop 6:00-7:00 12-18 Lolis Garcia & Claudio Vega 204
Intermediate Ballet 6:00-7:20 12-18 Elena Martins CT
FRIDAYS, Jan 27-April 28
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Violin/Harp Workshop*** 4:30-5:30 12-18 A. Posadas, L. Garcia, C. Vega** ITT
Intermediate/Advanced West African Music & Drumming 4:30-6:00 12-18 Kwaku Manu 104
Beginning Youth Hip-Hop 4:30-5:45 12-18 Tarik Rollerson CT
Intermediate Youth Hip-Hop 5:50-7:05 12-18 Tarik Rollerson CT
Beginning Zapateado 5:45-6:45 12-18 A. Posadas, L. Garcia, C. Vega** ITT
Atenteben Workshop (Ghanaian Bamboo Flute) 6:00-7:15 12-18 Kwaku Manu 104
Intermediate Zapateado*** 7:00-8:00 12-18 A. Posadas, L. Garcia, C. Vega** ITT
Intermediate/Advanced West African Music & Dance 7:10-8:30 14-18 CK Ladzekpo CT
SATURDAYS, Jan 28-April 22
Class Time Ages Instructor Room
Pre-Ballet 9:30-10:30 4-6 Emily Hansen CT
Intro to Brass 12:30-1:30 9-11 Alia Kurhnet 104
Beginning Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn) 10:00-11:00 12-18 Alia Kurhnet 104
Children’s Theater/Story Telling 10:00-11:20 8-11 Joe Orrach 203/204
Beginning Woodwinds (Flute, Clarinet, Sax) 10:00-11:00 9-12 Carolyn Walter 014
Children’s Beginning Ballet 10:45-11:45 7-9 Emily Hansen CT
Intermediate Woodwinds ( Flute, Clarinet, Sax) Level II 11:15-12:15 12-18 Carolyn Walter 014
Intermediate Woodwinds (Flute, Clarinet, Sax) Level I 12:30-1:30 12-18 Carolyn Walter 014
Intermediate Brass (Trumpet, trombone, Tuba, French Horn) 11:15-12:15 12-18 Alia Kurhnet 104
Youth Beginning Ballet 12:00-1:00 10-13 Emily Hansen ITT
Young Children's Hip-Hop 12:00-1:00 4-6 Jenelle Gaerlan CT
Children' Hip-Hop 1:15-2:15 7-9 Jenelle Gaerlan CT
Young Teen Hip-Hop 2:30-3:30 10-13 Jenelle Gaerlan CT

Because of COVID-19 we encourage all students to register online. Call the Center (510-323-2495)
if you need help with orientation to our program. Please make sure to read the course descriptions carefully before you sign up.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE, Monday, January 20th:
Classes that fail to meet adequate enrollments by this deadline will be subject to cancellation.
Registration will continue for all other classes; registration ends after the second week of classes.
All group classes are free, however, student's who do not follow attendance policy will be dropped from the program.
TUES, WED, THUR, FRI: 13 class sessions
MON, SAT: 12 class sessions
Students may enter the private lesson program at any time during the year to study with one of our fifty-five dedicated faculty members
in instrumental and vocal music or they may request individual coaching in theater, film/video arts, dance, musical theory and musical
composition, voice (repertoire, singer’s diction). Instruction is available for beginning to professional level students.
Instruction is regularly offered in: Piano, flute, recorder, clarinet, saxophone, recorder, violin, viola, cello, bass (electric and string bass),
guitar, trumpet, trombone, Mexican traditional stringed instruments: e.g. jarana, jarocho and huasteco, and harp, steel pans, drums
(standard drum set and West African traditional instruments), and voice. For more information, please see our website at www.eastbaycenter.org or call (510) 323-2495.

Lessons are ongoing except when the Center is closed for holidays and session breaks. Two weeks notice is
required to discontinue private lessons. Fees for private lessons are billed at the following rates:
30 minute lesson $27.00
45 minute lesson $36.50
60 minute lesson $47.00
* Ensembles
** Bilingual Instructor
*** Two years of musical experience
The Center will be closed on the following day: No classes, lessons or rehearsals
President's Day Monday, February 20, 2023
Spring Recess Monday, April 3 - Saturday, April 8, 2023
All age recommendations are based on our experience and are to be used as a guide to finding the right level and
class. Students whose age falls outside the recommended range may enroll in the classes with the instructor’s
prior permission and a formal note to the registrar’s office. If you have any questions about our age appropriate
guidelines, please speak with the registrar and ask to consult with senior staff or faculty. Adult students are
warmly welcome at the Center.