Summer Group Classes

Adult Piano Class-Paul Thompson, Instructor

Make music, make friends, and have FUN while doing it. It’s not about hitting the right note or being the best-it’s about enjoying the experience, having fun, and picking up some new skills and friends along the way. Classes are taught in our State of the Art Piano Lab (Room RCS 404) on the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus (what you remember as the St. Vincent Seminary).
Two lessons each week (Tuesdays & Thursdays) 3-4:00 PM

July 10 & 12
July 17 & 19
July 24 & 26
July 31 & August 2 

Lessons are 1 hour. Fee- $100.00
Deadline for registration is July 2nd

Kid’s Piano Class-Rebecca Gentry, Instructor

Beginning Piano for Grades 1-6. Taught at SEMO River Campus Seminary Room RCS 404
Week of July 23 Monday through Friday, 10-11 AM 5

Lessons are 1 hour. Fee-$60.00
Deadline for registration is July 2nd

Guitar Class-Matt Rudolf, Instructor

Beginning Guitar for Grades 1-6. Taught in the River Campus Seminary Building CAC 155
Week of July 23 Monday through Friday, 9-10 AM

5 one hour lessons. Fee $60.00
Deadline for registration is July 2nd

Courante Youth Chorus-Summer Singing Camp
Dr. Elizabeth McFarland & Dr. Barbara Lamont, Directors

Singers entering 3rd through 7th Grade
Have fun singing and make new friends with Courante Youth Chorus! 
All materials provided.
Camp in the Cultural Arts Center Room CAC 155
Week of June 11 Monday through Friday, 9 AM-12 PM Concert presented at Summer Music Festival-Saturday morning, June 16
Fee $150.00 Deadline for registration is May 25th.

American Fiddle Styles-Steve Schaffner, Instructor

Exploring American Fiddle Styles exposes young players to a variety of American folk music styles which are part of our rich cultural heritage. Students will explore Bluegrass, Celtic, French-Canadian, Cajun, Old-Timey and Western Swing.

Age range for this course in 8-18. Student should have a minimum of one year's playing experience, have completed a Book I text (Suzuki, Essential Elements for Strings, Strictly Strings, String Builder, All for Strings, etc.), and be able to read music in 1st position.

Classes meet the week of July 23, Monday-Friday, from 11-12 PM.
Camp at Dobbins Center Room RCC 120

Fee $60.
Registration Deadline July 2

Registration Deadline for regular lessons during Summer Semester  is May 25, 2018
Registration Deadline for Fall  Semester  is August 9, 2018


Steve Schaffner

Southeast Music Academy
One University Plaza, MS 7925
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701