Music

Pre-Music Multiple Instruments: In this class, students learn the basic skills of musicality – rhythm, sight reading, and aural theory. The differentiating factor is in a number of instruments exposed. Students will explore different instruments including Piano, Ukulele, Violin, and Drums. Given their early age, multiple exposures will broaden their horizon and allow them to choose for themselves which
instruments fascinate them the most and build a foundation for them to further develop further their passion in their chosen instruments

Group/One-on-One Instruments Class

Piano, Guitar, Ukulele,Bass, Violin Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Recorder, Flute, Drums, Djiembe, : Our approach of teaching music at CAA is unique in that we focus on the child’s passion toward the instrument. Students will be exposed to fundamental skills which are important in mastery of both
Classical and Contemporary music. (Scales, Arpeggios, Hanons, and Czerny). These skills then become are strong foundation for composition, creating their own music! We value the student’s
learning goals and tailor each child’s learning to achieve those specific personal targets, be it examination, composition, worship, or just pure personal enjoyment.

Dance

Contemporary Dance: This class is a fusion of elements of different dance genres which includes jazz, modern and classical. It is a freedom of expression which promotes freedom of movement but with discipline and grace. Contemporary Dance Class aims to develop the students’ timing, body control and flexibility through our stretching exercises and dance routines.

ART

Crafts & Painting: After school art class is designed to teach the mastery of materials, understand concept, art history and art appreciation as your child’s creative abilities are ignited to express what
they see through exciting assignments that become masterpieces. Painting, drawing, water color and collage are some of the tools used in learning to create. All artistic disciplines demonstrate skill, concept, imagination, critical thinking, discovery, invention and more.Providing time for art yields a great return on one’s investment throughout their life.

Our Philosophy

Our approach of teaching creative arts at CAA is unique in that we focus on the child’s passion toward the subject. Students will be exposed to fundamental skills which are important in mastery of their respective fields be it Classical and Contemporary music, Dance, Drama or Art. We value the student’s learning goals and tailor each child’s learning to achieve those specific personal targets, be it examination, composition, worship, or just pure personal enjoyment.  

Enrollment Procedure

1. Register online via the form below:

PROGRAM APPLICATION FORM
2. Pay for registration fee before assessment class
3. Schedule assessment session
4. Acceptance and learning plan

Recitals

CAA holds a main recital giving all students opportunity to perform on stage and showcase their talents whether music, dance, or art.

Winter Summer Recital: Once a semester

Mini-Showcase:  smaller platforms to encourage frequent performance opportunities in between main recitals.

Class Make Up

Individual Makeup lessons can be made in the event that Teachers cancel the class within the same semester. Student’s absence cannot justify a makeup lesson whether individual or group class.

CONTACT US

4F Jinqiao Community Center
1777 Jingao Lu, Jin Qiao
Shanghai, China 201206
Tel. No: +86.21.5017.9621
Email: caa@charitydreamshanghai.cn