Fall 2017 Class Schedule for the Guadalupe Academy – Class is In

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Fall 2017 Class Schedule for the Guadalupe Academy – Class is In

Fall 2017 Class Schedule for Guadalupe Academy is Announced by The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s Guadalupe Academy announces its Fall 2017 class schedule consisting of dance, music, theatre and visual arts for students ages 8 and up.

Learn the art of Mexican ballet folklorico and Spanish flamenco on a weekly basis with seasoned instructors including 25-year veteran staff member and Guadalupe Dance Company member Belinda Menchaca. In addition, two flamenco dance workshops will be offered featuring Albuquerque-based dancer Carlos Menchaca and Miguel Vargas from Sevilla, Spain.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Guadalupe Academy Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Grupo Animo continues to offer theatre arts instruction for teens, and our painting class highlights basic techniques for teens and adults. The music program consists of a robust offering of mariachi classes led by Gino Rivera of Mariachi Azteca de America. Rivera teaches violin, voice, guitar, trumpet and piano. La Reina del Acordeón and National Heritage Fellow, Eva Ybarra, leads two accordion classes for beginners and intermediate.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Guadalupe Academy Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Both the dance and mariachi Academy members have the opportunity to perform at events at the Guadalupe and throughout the city. Accordion students are able to share the stage with professional musicians at the Guadalupe’s annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. Grupo Animo produces an end-of-season play and all students participate in the final recital held in the Guadalupe Theater.

DANCE
Tuition and Registration

Registration Fee: $25 per semester or $85 annual GCAC membership
Tuition: $45 per month for 2 hour classes & $25 per month for one hour classes Mexican Folklórico Dance Classes
Beginning students develop coordination, balance and weight shifting while learning body awareness.  Intermediate and Advanced students build strength, stamina, balance, posture, grace and discipline.  All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate technique and choreography. Folkloritos: Ages 4 – 6 
Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
Instructor: Crystal ZunigaFolklorico Basics: Ages 6 – 9 
Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Crystal ZunigaFolklorico I: Ages 9 – 13
Mondays & Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00pm
Instructor: Rodrigo GonzalezFolklorico II: Teens
Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30pm & Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Jeannette ChavezFolklorico III: Teens and Adults
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm
Instructor: Rodrigo Gonzalez

Beginning Folklorico: Teens and Adults
Saturdays 9:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: TBD


Flamenco
Students learn basics of flamenco dance including rhythms, footwork, and armwork. Intermediate level classes progress to more challenging technique and choreography.

Flamenco Basics: Ages 6 – 9
Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
Instructor: Connie Espinoza

Flamenco I: Ages 9 – 13
Mondays & Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Connie Espinoza

Flamenco II: Teens
Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30pm & Thursdays: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Instructor: Belinda Menchaca

Flamenco III: Teens & Adults
Saturdays: 9:30 – 11:30am
Instructor:  Belinda Menchaca

MUSIC
Tuition and Registration
Registration Fee: $25 per semester or $85 annual GCAC membership
Tuition: $45 per monthAccordion Beginners: Teens & Adults
Mondays 5:30 – 6:45pm
Instructor: Eva Ybarra Accordion Intermediate: Teens & Adults
Mondays 6:45 – 8:00pm
Instructor: Eva YbarraMariachi Guitar Beginners: Ages 8+
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Gino RiveraMariachi Guitar Intermediate: Teens & Adults
Mondays 6:00 – 7:00pm
Instructor: Gino RiveraMariachi Violin Beginners: Ages 8+
Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Gino RiveraMariachi Violin Intermediate: Teens & Adults
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera

Mariachi Trumpet Beginners: Ages 8+
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera

Mariachi Beginners Vocals: Teens & Adults
Mondays 6:00 – 7:00pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera

Mariachi Group: Teens & Adults
Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:30pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera
2 years’ musical experience required

Piano Beginners: Ages 8+
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera

Piano Intermediate: Teens & Adults
Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm
Instructor: Gino Rivera


VISUAL ARTS
Painting Basics: 8+
Thursday 5:00 – 6:30pm
Instructor: Jane Madrigal
TUITION: Registration Fee: $25. Tuition: $45 per month


THEATRE ARTS
Grupo Animo: Teens
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:30pmOctober 3, 10, 17, 24 and Thursday, October 26
Instructor: TBD
TUITION: Registration Fee: $25. Tuition: FREE FOR FALL SESSION!

All classes take place in the Galería Guadalupe Dance Studio located at
723 S. Brazos St., San Antonio, TX 78207
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