Get Involved This Fall

The Fine Arts School at First Presbyterian Church began in 1994 and is dedicated to providing the finest arts instruction with caring, nurturing teachers in a Christian environment. Our current program includes two semesters and an art summer camp offering. Spring and Fall programs vary.

Semester Schedule

ART and MUSIC
August 8-26: Registration
August 29: First Day of Art and Music Classes
Week of Thanksgiving: No classes
December 7: Last Class 
December 8: Piano Recital, 4:30 and Art Show, 5:00 - 6:00 pm 

Registration

Registration opens August 8.

Music students must confirm lesson time with their current instructor prior to registering.

Piano lessons are full. If you're interested in joining our waitlist, please contact FAS Director Kathy Schorr

FPC staff discounts and need-based scholarships are available on a limited basis. Contact  for information and permission code to apply at registration.

A $20 deposit per student is required at the time of enrollment. This is nonrefundable and will be applied toward class fees. A completed enrollment form with deposit is necessary to reserve space in a particular class. Registration occurs online.

Class tuition is payable by the semester and is due at the time of registration. If you need alternative payment arrangements, please contact .

Class Offerings

Art for Children

Kinderart (Insufficient students for enrollment. Check back in Spring.)
Preschoolers and kindergartners ages 4-6
Welcome your child to color, textures, shapes and variety of art experiences!

  • Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.
  • 14 classes - $185
  • Room 218, Music and Fine Arts Wing

Art from A to Z
1st and 2nd grade and all-day kindergartners
Learn basic art principles and some art history using a variety of materials.

  • Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. 
  • 14 classes - $185
  • Room 218, Music and Fine Arts Wing

Adventures in Art (Insufficient students for enrollment. Check back in Spring.)
3rd through 7th graders
Painting, drawing, printmaking, 3-D projects and more!

  • Mondays, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. 
  • 14 classes - $200
  • Room 218, Music and Fine Arts Wing

Piano Lessons

As of August 15, lessons are full. To be added to a waitlist, please contact FAS Director Kathy Schorr.

Individual Lessons for Beginning Students
Ages 5-Adult
Weekly lessons of 30 minutes are given for all beginning students. This class is designed for students who wish to develop basic piano playing skills or expand on their existing skills. Students will develop effective practice techniques and learn music theory.

  • 14 individual lessons
  • End of semester recital 
  • $420 plus cost of music (30 minutes)

Individual Lessons for Intermediate Students
Ages 7-Adult

  • 14 individual lessons
  • End of semester recital 
  • $630 plus cost of music (45 minutes)

Music Class Policies

  • Discuss teacher and lesson options with Kathy first, and then submit registration form and payment.
  • If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule a lesson, please let teacher know at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled lesson.
  • Students may not change music teachers during the semester.
Staff
For general questions about art classes, please contact Valerie Aldrin. General questions about music classes should be directed to instructor (for current students) or Kathy Schorr (for prospective students).