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07/19/19

ABLE Summer Music Program for Musicians with Disabilities

ABLE (Arts Better the Lives of Everyone) Day Sessions Summer Music Program for Musicians with Disabilities

ABLE Program at Berklee

At Berklee, we believe that the arts better the lives of everyone. That’s why we offer the ABLE Day Sessions program for musicians with disabilities. Study your instrument in group lessons. Play or sing with other musicians in an ensemble. Experience music through drumming, singing, and music technology workshops. Learn from other musicians in clinics. Share your music in a performance with your ensemble at the end of the week.

You must be at least 9 years old by the start of the program, and you must have at least six months of playing or singing experience.

Ages: 9–17

When: July 22–26, 2019, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., and July 29–August 2, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Students may attend one or two weeks.)

Tuition: $998 per week. Financial aid is available to families that qualify.

Students must be able to participate effectively in lessons or classes, and maintain an environment that is safe for themselves and others.

Schedule

Monday
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m., Check-in, orientation, activities
8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m., Greeting song and warm-up
9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m., Music-making for placement
9:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Workshops (students rotate between drumming, chorus, and music technology)
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m., Snack break (provided by Berklee)
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Ensembles
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Music skills
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m., Lunch (provided by Berklee) and activities
12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m., Group lessons and sectionals
1:15 p.m–2:00 p.m., Ensembles
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m., Clinic
2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Goodbye song and wrap-up
3:00 p.m., Pick-up

Tuesday–Thursday
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m., Check-in, orientation, activities
8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m., Greeting song and warm-up
9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m., Workshops (students rotate between drumming, chorus, and music technology)
9:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Workshops (students rotate between drumming, chorus, and music technology)
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m., Snack break (provided by Berklee)
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Ensembles
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Music skills
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m., Lunch (provided by Berklee) and activities
12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m., Group lessons and sectionals
1:15 p.m–2:00 p.m., Ensembles
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m., Clinic
2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Goodbye song and wrap-up
3:00 p.m., Pick-up

Friday
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m., Check-in, orientation, activities
8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m., Greeting song and warm-up
9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m., Ensembles
9:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Workshops (students rotate between drumming, chorus, and music technology)
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m., Snack break (provided by Berklee)
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Ensembles
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Music skills
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m., Lunch (provided by Berklee) and activities
12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m., Ensembles
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Performance
3:00 p.m., Pick-up

 

09/23/15

Roche Adaptive Skating Program – R.A.S.P.

Roche Adaptive Skating Program-R.A.S.P.

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Dear Parents and Skaters;

Welcome to the Roche Adaptive Skating Program (R.A.S.P.)  The goal of this program is to introduce children with adaptive disabilities to the wonderful world of ice skating and/or beginner hockey fundamentals.  The weekly skating session provides a structured (and sometimes unstructured) environment where children can participate in on-ice activities designed to promote skating, friendship and fun while learning the fundamentals of skating/hockey.  Each participant will be engaged in activities that will enhance their skating experience while promoting the values of team work and promoting individual growth.

Wednesdays; 4pm-5pm Jim Roche Ice Arena 

1275 VFW Parkway West Roxbury, MA 02132 

Program Dates:  – 09/23/2015 to 11/18/2015  

Requirements:

  • The Roche Adaptive Skating Program is for Boston residents (proof of residency required) ages 4 and up with disabilities.
  • All skaters must register at the BCYF Roche Community Center. Parents will need to complete all required forms prior to their children getting on the ice.
  • All skaters will need to provide their own transportation to and from the rink.
  • All children and their siblings must wear a helmet, gloves, ice skates
    or trax (non-skid footwear). No one will be allowed on the ice with sneakers, shoes or boots.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!

 

Roche Family Community Center
(617) 635-5066
Coordinator: Lauren Hurley
lauren.hurley@boston.gov

 

On Ice Coordinators:

Nick McCummings
p.617-543-1433 f. 508-283-3293
nickmac95@gmail.com

Anthony Forgione
aforge@hotmail.com