Hosted by Allendale Columbia School, AC Encore provides extracurricular opportunities that give participants a chance to dig deeper and become strong, independent thinkers and effective problem solvers. Each quarter there are fantastic options for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 from all area schools.

Students enrolled in after school AC Encore classes with a 3:30 p.m. start time can gather in the Project Corner starting at 3:00 p.m. for a light snack and supervised play before classes begin. Child care is available in the Rainbow Room until as late as 6:00 p.m., and this year you can sign up for one day of class, one quarter AC Encore classes, or the whole year.

Encore 17 Session 4
February 28 – April 13

Mindful Mondays

February 28, 2017 – April 10, 2017 : Mondays : 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

You will create a Mindful Journal for items of gratitude. You will do Yoga and mindful activities. You will end class with an intention for your week.


Instructor : Amy Mealey
Dates : February 28, 2017 – April 10, 2017 : Mondays
Times : 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618
Seats : 15 seats available
Fees : $70.00
Note : The course is available to grades 2 – 5.
Registration

Page to Stage

February 28, 2017 – April 13, 2017 : Tuesdays and Thursdays : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Do you love music and dance? Do you love to act out your favorite stories? Then “Page to Stage” if for you! In this highly interactive and creative workshop, you will discover a variety of literature and theatrical elements. Harry Potter, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dr. Seuss and more will be used to choreograph dances, create props and costumes, and discover how characters can leap off the page and onto the stage! You will explore theater, dance and improv games using the Movement Box and the Theatre Treasure Chest. For example, you might pull out a wizard’s wand and be inspired to creatively reenact a scene from the book. We will also create props like wands, brooms and cloaks to use in various theatre and dance activities and so much more. If a mash-up of dance, acting and music is what you love, don’t wait another minute – sign up today!


Instructors : Tammy Crowe, Ann King
Dates : February 28, 2017 – April 13, 2017 : Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618
Seats : 17 seats available
Fees : $160.00
Note : This course is available to grades K – 5.
Registration

Private Guitar or Ukulele Lessons with Norman Tibbils

February 28, 2017 – April 11, 2017 : Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Students will learn to read and play music on their guitars and/or ukuleles while playing songs from diverse sources such as The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, folk songs, kids’ songs, pop songs, Christmas carols, Broadway and Hollywood tunes. Our teacher, Mr. Tibbils, is an outstanding guitarist and a New York State certified music teacher who has helped well over 500 students learn to play awesome music!


Instructor : Norman Tibbils
Dates : February 28, 2017 – April 11, 2017 : Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays
Times : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618 : Music Building
Seats : Unlimited seats available
Fees : $175.00 – $245.00
Note : This course is available to students in grades 1-12.
Registration

Private Piano Lessons with Nobuko Moriwaki

February 28, 2017 – April 13, 2017 : Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Individual piano instruction for all grades and levels. Beginning students will learn to read music through rhythm studies, aural skills, and keyboard puzzles. They will learn to sing and play folksongs, popular tunes, and famous classical melodies. Parents are encouraged to accompany young students to their lessons. Advanced students will study abstract technique, etudes, and repertoire from Baroque to contemporary piano literature. All students are invited to perform in Ms. Moriwaki’s studio recitals at Eastman School of Music throughout the year. Ms. Moriwaki has been a piano instructor at Eastman Community Music School since 1986. Students must have an acoustic piano at home.


Instructor : Nobuko Moriwaki
Dates : February 28, 2017 – April 13, 2017 : Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Times : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618 : Music Building
Seats : Unlimited seats available
Fees : $175.00 – $245.00
Note : The course is available to students in grades PK-12. A digital, full-size keyboard is acceptable for beginners. There will be an additional charge of $10-$15 for music books and a notebook, as needed.
Registration

A Little Paint’ll Do Ya!

March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Mondays and Wednesdays : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Let’s paint! In this class, students will gain different painting experiences by working with color mixing, painting without a brush, shading, create a painting utilizing different brush strokes, and painting to music. Students will take a look at well-known artist’s paintings. They will observe textures and incorporate them into a painting, use repetition of shape, and incorporate other art media. Students will enjoy creating their own masterpieces and come away with paintings that they will be proud to share with others.


Instructor : Pamela Vogel
Dates : March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Mondays and Wednesdays
Times : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618
Seats : 9 seats available
Fees : $160.00
Note : The course is available to grades K – 5.
Registration

Calling all Superheroes!

March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Wednesdays : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Join Ms. King and help save the world from evil villains with your unique super powers. You will create your own superhero mask, cape, cuffs and shield. You will train like a superhero and learn how to knock down buildings with one SUPER kick, build a sticky spider web for some spidey target practice, melt ice with laser vision to rescue your favorite superhero, and compete in the Superhero 2017 Olympics. I believe everyone has a superhero inside of them just waiting to be discovered.


Instructor : Barbara King
Dates : March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Wednesdays
Times : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618
Seats : 6 seats available
Fees : $95.00
Note : This course is available to grades PreK – 5.
Registration

Private Piano Lessons or Percussion Lessons with Greg Gascon

March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Mondays, Wednesdays : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Are you interested in learning how to play the piano? New students will learn to read music, develop technique, and play popular songs as well as classical favorites. Seasoned students will expand studies through etudes and repertoire.

Percussion students will have the opportunity to learn snare drum, drum set, tympani, marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, glockenspiel, and other percussion instruments. Lessons are designed for beginner to advanced students and focus on technique, music reading, interpretation, personal goals, and audition preparation.


Dates : March 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017 : Mondays, Wednesdays
Times : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618 : Music Building
Seats : Unlimited seats available
Fees : $210.00 – $245.00
Note : The course is available to students in grades PK-12.
Registration

An Experiment a Day Keeps the Mad Scientist Away

March 3, 2017 – April 10, 2017 : Mondays and Fridays : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Do you love to do amazing science experiments? Are you fascinated by cool tricks? In this class, you will complete a new experiments every day in order to answer an intriguing scientific question. Besides delving right into these labs that include amazing fizzing, popping, gooey creations, you will learn the science behind each experiment. Plus, your parents don’t have to clean up! So if you love chemistry, then join us in the AC labs for some educational science fun!


Instructors : Elizabeth Guzzetta, Travis Godkin
Dates : March 3, 2017 – April 10, 2017 : Mondays and Fridays
Times : 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location : Allendale Columbia : map
519 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, New York, 14618
Seats : 3 seats available
Fees : $140.00
Note : This course is available to grades 1 – 6.
Registration

Please note: Class sizes may be limited and enrollment is on a first-come first-serve basis. In addition, class instructors reserve the right to cancel a class if necessary enrollment for the class is not reached by the registration deadline. Parents that would like their child(ren) to attend Rainbow Room after AC Encore dismissal must sign up in advance by visiting www.AllendaleColumbia.org/RainbowRoom.