Celebrate musical theatre with hits from Broadway! Singing, performing, and an overview of Broadway history!
This showcase class is packed with wonderful selections from several terrific Broadway musicals! Designed for ages 8-18, participants will be divided into two age-appropriate groups, each with their own instructor. Students will not only learn some terrific music and basic choreography, but will also work on the fundamentals of good vocal production. In addition, we will be studying a bit of the history of Broadway! Students will be provided books and CD’s with all the music we will perform. All music is to be memorized. The 6-week class will culminate in a fun showcase performance for family and friends.
Home School Musical Revue, Ages 8-18 ($90 Tuition)
Friday Mornings, 10:00AM-Noon, Jan. 20-Feb. 24
PATHS Showcase: Friday, Feb. 24, Noon
PATHS Instructors: Brenda Christophersen & Pamela Bump
Brenda Christophersen – Instructor for ages 13-18: Brenda is a native of Ohio where she studied vocal performance at both The Ohio State University and Kent State University. She has performed extensively as a soloist and on stage in many operatic productions including The Ballad Of Baby Doe, Slow Dusk, Susannah, The Impresario, Trial By Jury and premiered works by Texas composer Gene Murray. Brenda taught vocal lessons in the Texas panhandle for 7 years before deciding to devote herself to home educating her five children. Brenda has most recently served as the music director for Artsview’s fall production of The Secret Garden. She is also a cellist and lives in Longview with her husband, Stephen and their five children.
Pamela Bump – Instructor for ages 8-12: Pamela is a lover of music and children and has participated in life-long piano and vocal training. She has directed numerous children’s choirs and show choirs. She has a BS in Elementary Education and has taught 25 years in the public, private, and home-school fields. She currently serves as Education Director at ArtsView Children’s Theatre. Pamela lives in Longview and is mom to four amazing individuals.