Composers and Art

This Composers and Art  is geared toward students that would like to expand the breadth of their artistic talents while responding to biographies and the music of famous composers.:

Vivaldi
Handel
Bach
Haydn
Mozart
Beethoven
Schubert
Mendelssohn
Chopin
Schumann
Liszt
Verdi
Bruckner
Foster
Brahams
Tchailkovsky
Dvořák
Fauré
Elgar
Debussy
Strauss
Joplin
Ives
Gershwin
Copeland
Williams

The Composers and Art course will provide your student with the opportunity to respond to biographies and the music of famous composers through many different types of choice based arts projects. Art projects are not step by step projects, but projects that encourage students to respond to the composer of the lesson. For each lesson, students are required to explain their artistic response with a few words explaining their creations when they share in the following lesson.

Expectations for each lesson:

  1. Listen to the biography or story of the musician in class
  2. Projects: Complete the art project based on the reading.
  3. Explain your artistic response to the lesson.

  • REGISTER

  • Prerequisites: None.
    Instructor:
    Amy Gillispie, B.S.
    musicarch.clrc@icloud.com
    Age Level:  10 - 16 and older
    Tuition per Semester: $300
    Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
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    Class Meets:
    Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific

    Class Begins: Fall Semester -- September 8; Spring Semester -- January 5

    Click Here to see the 2021-22 Class Schedule

Fall '21 - Spring '22 Registration is Open!

Beginning Piano--Group Lessons

 

Part 1 -- Fall '20 Only

Prerequisites: None
Instructor:
Amy Gillispie, B.S.
musicarch.clrc@icloud.com
Age Level:  8 years - adult
Tuition per Semester: $250;
Early Registration (before June 1): $225

Minimum Enrollment: 3 students
Maximum Enrollment: 12
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Class Meets:
Wednesdays, 9:00 – 9:55 AM Pacific (note special start date of 23 September)
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Click Here to see the 2020-21 Class Schedule

 

Part 2 -- Spring '21 Only

Prerequisites: Beginning Piano: Part One
Instructor:
Amy Gillispie, B.S.
musicarch.clrc@icloud.com
Age Level:  8 years - adult
Tuition per Semester: $250;
Early Registration (before June 1): $225

Minimum Enrollment: 3 students
Maximum Enrollment: 12
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Class Meets:
Wednesdays, 9:00 – 9:55 AM Pacific (note special start date of 27 January '21)
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Click Here to see the 2020-21 Class Schedule

 

Amy Gillispie, B.S.

Amy Gillispie and her husband, Father Robert, began homeschooling their nine children in 1999.   Amy was graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S.  in Architecture, did her Master’s work in Liturgical Architecture, played the organ for her church at twelve years old, danced in a ballet/jazz company, worked as a photographer/developer, directs musicals, is a COPE certified health coach, a registered IEW teacher and a licensed Simply Music Piano Instructor.  She wrote her own architecture curriculum and began teaching architecture courses to students from around the world when she created her business, Building Brilliant Minds, in 2009.  “Architecture” and “Music/Piano” continue to hold her heart because the possibilities are intertwined and infinite.    Mrs. G’s Architecture and Piano courses may be taken online during the arranged Zoom classes or privately.   For more information,  email Mrs. G.  at  musicarch.clrc@icloud.com , or visit her website at www.buildingbrilliantmindsonline.com .

Required Materials:

Art materials as needed (not included in tuition).