Updated By Katie Moosbrugger

Ready to get creative? We’ve recently updated our directory on TMoM that showcases a variety of arts and enrichment after-school programs, such as theater, fine arts, dance, music (instrument, voice, and group), drama, crafts and more!

This list can always be found by clicking on our Directories page and we can update this information at any time. In fact, a couple of businesses are still in the process of sending us their information – so check back frequently! If there is a program you would like to see added to this list, please email Katie@TriadMomsOnMain.com and we’ll be happy to include it.

Note: Many of these programs only run during certain seasons of the year, so be sure to check each website for specific information.

Click on each to go immediately to the following categories:
Greensboro, Burlington and Surrounding Areas
High Point, Kernersville, and Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem and Surrounding Areas

Greensboro, Burlington And Surrounding Areas

Art Alliance of Greensboro

Activity offered: Fine art and pottery classes for adults and kids
Address: Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N. Davie St Greensboro NC 27401
Website: www.artalliancegso.org
Contact info: Liz Busch: artalliancegso@gmail.com; 336-373-2725
Ages: 8 and up
Cost: $90-$145/ 6-8 week classes

Artistic Motion School of Arts (AMSA)

Activity offered: Complete performing arts school including classes and private lessons for children and adults
Address: 800 West Smith Street, Greensboro 27401
Website: www.artisticmotiondance.com
Contact info: Natalya Davison, (336) 617.5099 or admin@artisticmotiondance.com
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: varies by class
Description: We are one of the top performing arts studios in the Triad, boasting our internationally acclaimed faculty. Our instructors are veterans of the stage and have danced with the top professionals in the world. We are committed to providing our students with a positive and professional performing arts experience beginning as young as three years old. Artistic Motion trains from recreational to pre-professional levels in all disciplines including dance, music, drama, and acrobatics. Private lessons are also available.

ArtQuest Studios at GreenHill

Activity offered: ArtQuest at Greenhill Open studio
Address: 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro 27401
Website: www.greenhillnc.org/artquest
Contact info: jaymie.meyer@greenhillcenter.org or (336)333-7460
Ages: 1 & up
Cost: $6/adult, $6/child – Greenhill members are free
Description: Come nurture your child’s creativity through open exploration of art and art materials. ArtQuest Studios at GreenHill is open to the public Tuesday – Friday from Noon to 7 and Saturdays from Noon to 5. ArtQuest Studios at GreenHill is closed on Sundays.

Bella Ballerina

Activity offered: Dance classes in creative movement, toddler dance, ballet, jazz and tap.
Address: 4012-A Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: www.bellaballerinagreensboro.com
Contact info: 336-660-2990 or greensboro@bellaballerina.com
Ages: 18 months to 10 years old
Cost: $299 for 10 guests and the Birthday Child
Description: Tiny toes are our passion! Bella Ballerina classes offer a fun and educational experience like no other! Classes are structured around storybook themes, allowing our ballerinas the freedom to explore dance through imagination, movement and fun! From our littlest ballerinas to our big girls, each class is age appropriate, light and fun. We are an open concept dance studio so parents are invited to grab a cup of coffee and watch the entire class! We know your child will be awestruck when they step into our space…it’s a child’s dream come true! Come see what all the fuss is about…

Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts

Activity offered: Dance -Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern/Contemporary, Dance for Special Populations, Mommy & Me, Improvisation in Dance, Adult Tap, Children’s Programs – KinderMotions & KinderDance, Acting and Voice
Address: 3382 South Church Street, Burlington, NC
Website: www.badadance.com
Contact info: office@badadance.com or 336-584-6727
Ages: 2 1/2- Adult
Cost: Varies for number of hours of class time
Description: Classes for all levels and ages

Carroll Piano Studio, Inc.

Activity offered: Piano lessons
Address: 5805 Bayleaf Lane, Greensboro 27455
Website: www.acpianostudio.com
Contact info: acarrollpianostudio@yahoo.com; Amber Carroll – 336.209.0913
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: See website for pricing
Description: Morning, afternoon, and evening lessons given weekly, Monday through Friday. Please see the website for further information including recital opportunities, tuition, and studio location.

Center for Visual Artists

Activities offered: Visual Art After School Program, Teen Artist Residency, Private Lessons, and Summer Camp
Address: 200 N. Davie St. Box 13, Greensboro, 27401
Education Office: Located on the 4th floor of the Greensboro Cultural Center, Ste. 401
Website: www.greensboroart.org
Contact info: create@greensboroart.org or 336.333.7475
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Varies by Program
Description: Through our educational programming, the Center for Visual Artists supports emerging artists of all ages to explore their creativity and foster their engagement with visual expression. We seek to create opportunities for families and young artists to participate in the arts through high quality programming taught and facilitated by local teaching artists.

Dance Project

Activity offered: Dance Classes offered in: Dancing with Tots, Creative Movement, Modern, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Student Performance Companies, and drop in Adult classes.
Location: Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie Street, Downtown Greensboro
Website: www.danceproject.org
Contact info: school@danceproject.org, 336.373.2727
Ages: 18 months through adults of all ages
Cost: $110-$275/semester
Description: Located in the Cultural Center in Downtown Greensboro, Dance Project: the School at City Arts offers a vast array of youth and adult drop in dance classes every week including Dancing with Tots, Creative Movement, Modern, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, and Student Performance Groups (Junior, Teen and Adult). These adult classes range in level from Absolute Beginner to Professional. We offer professional quality with a community feel. We provide high quality training in a nurturing atmosphere that fosters growth, a healthy lifestyle, self-esteem and artistry. We focus on teaching the whole dancer in a non-competitive environment where dancing is fun and rewarding. Our staff is college educated dance professionals with prior instructional experience and passion for their art form. We love what we do, and strive to instill a similar passion within our students. Visit our webpage for schedules, rates and more general information!

Destination Arts

Activity offered: Performing Arts Instruction in Dance, Music and Acting
Address: 2205-X Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge 27310
Website: www.DestinationArtsCenter.com
Contact info: info@destinationartscenter.com – (336) 740-6891
Age: 2-18
Cost: 1 hour class is $60/month. Additional classes are added at a discounted rate.
Description: We are your one-stop destination for performing arts education! Magical dance, music and acting lessons for ages 2 & up. Teachers who love teaching, teach young performers to love learning! Visit our website to schedule an introductory lesson!

Drama Kids of the Triad

Address: Triad area schools located in Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Oak Ridge, Winston-Salem as well as public classes at Destination Arts Center in Oak Ridge, Kernersville Community House in Kernersville and First Friends Meeting Church in Greensboro.
Website: www.dramakids.com/nc1
Contact – Pamela Barrans, Director (336) 754-4385
Ages:
3-17 years old
Cost: Varies by class location
Description: Drama Kids of the Triad is a unique child development based arts program that aims to give students ongoing self confidence, increase verbal communication and helps to develop important life skills. Drama Kids students participate in a wide range of fun filled and creative activities including speech, dramatic movement, improvisation, short scenes, character analysis, theatre games and more. At the end of each year, students showcase their unique talents and skills in a scripted production for parents and friends. For more information, please visit www.dramakids.com/nc1

Elena DeAngelis Private Voice Lessons

Activity offered: Voice lessons
Address: 200 N. Davie St.,Greensboro 27401 – Music Center at City Arts
Website: www.elenadeangelis.com
Email: elena@elenadeangelis.com
Cost: $25/30 minute lesson, $50/60 minute lesson
Description: Get out of the shower and into the studio – you’ll have more fun and you won’t get soap in your eyes! Join me in my studio at the Music Center at City Arts in downtown Greensboro for private one-on-one vocal instruction. Performance opportunities available! Whether you have studied voice in the past or never uttered a note in public, we can work together to bring out the best in your instrument.

Gate City Musikgarten

Activity offered: Early childhood music classes
Address where classes are held: Music Academy of NC, 1327 Beaman Place, Greensboro, NC 27408
Website: www.makingmusik.com/gatecity
Contact info: (336) 907-8405; gcmusikgarten@gmail.com
Age: birth-age 9
Cost: starting at $209 per 15 weeks
Description: Musikgarten is an international music and movement curriculum designed to nurture a child’s musical development from infant through three levels of piano. Children in Musikgarten gain musicianship skills like singing, mastery of rhythmic and tonal patterns, focused listening, ensemble playing and music reading. The Musikgarten curriculum was developed over decades of research and is designed to meet every child where they are in their development as a musician and child. Every class includes a family time where parents/care givers are invited to share the joy of music with their child.

Greensboro Ballet

Activity offered: Dance classes (ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, & Children’s Dance). Specializing in professional Classical Ballet training. Also now offering Mommy & Me classes, Half-Pint Harmonies classes (see their listing for more info) and Adult Ballet classes. Numerous Summer camps and classes offered, as well.
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Suite 302, Greensboro, NC 27401 (3rd floor of the Greensboro Cultural Center)
Website: www.greensboroballet.org
Contact info: 336-333-7480; greensboroballet@yahoo.com
Ages: 18 months-Adult
Cost: $40 Registration Fee. Tuition is $50/month & up. Concert/Costume fees are $25-$50/student. Certain classes are by 6-week sessions costing $75 with no additional registration fee required.
Description: Located in the thriving artistic and cultural center of Downtown Greensboro, we have been Greensboro’s ballet school for over 38 years! Our Children’s Dance program, specifically designed for children ages 3-6, is a lot of fun, while laying the foundation of movement and creativity these young dancers need. Our Classical Ballet program begins at age 7 which is then later supplemented with pointe, jazz and modern classes. Students in Ballet 2 & up are eligible to audition for Greensboro Ballet’s annual holiday production of “The Nutcracker.” Greensboro Ballet also now offers Mommy & Me classes for children 18 months – 3 years with a parent or guardian for 6 week sessions. Adult Ballet sessions also run for 6 week sessions offering flexibility with your schedule. See our Summer Camp directory listing for all the information on our popular Summer camps. Please call or email for more details and/or visit our website.

Greensboro Parks and Recreation

Activity offered: Dance, drama, music, poetry, pottery and visual arts
Website: http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=1093
Contact info: (336) 373.2026
Cost: Varies – see website
Description: City Arts offers classes in dance, drama, music and visual arts to all ages.

Greensboro Percussion Ensembles

Activity offered: Music
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Locations: Greensboro Cultural Center
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Ages: Grade 6 and up
Cost: $50/semester
Description: Opportunity to rehearse and perform using many percussive instruments

Greensboro Performing Arts

Activity offered: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Rommett FloorBarre, Simonson Jazz, Broadway, Theater, Voice, Piano, Guitar, Musikgarten
Address: 2231 Fleming Rd, Greensboro 27410
Website: www.greensboroperformingarts.com
Contact info: Suzanne Vandergrift, Executive Director, (336) 548.2228 or info@greensboroperformingarts.com
Cost: $56/month – classes are 1 hour per week
Description: Greensboro Performing Arts is a community of dedicated professional teachers who believe that the pursuit, mastery, and experience of performing arts enrich all of our lives. We have come together to provide a space for learning, a positive ground for interaction with the greater community using the performing arts to contribute to its spiritual growth and development. Our extensive arts programming for children, teens, and adults is designed to train tomorrow’s artists through weekly technique classes, connecting students of a similar age and skill level, in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, theatre, voice, piano, guitar, and Musikgarten.

Greensboro Youth Chorus

Activity offered: Participation in a youth chorus, as well as performance opportunities
Address: 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro 27401
Website: www.city-arts.org
Contact info: Jennifer Hance, (336) 373.2549 or music@greensboro-nc.gov
Ages: Treble voices grades 4-12
Cost: varies
Description: The mission of GYC is to provide children the opportunity to participate in a musical experience that is challenging, rewarding, and enjoyable. Through practice and performance, GYC fosters the personal, musical, and social growth of each child, while promoting self-esteem and self-discipline. GYC also contributes to the quality of the cultural life of its members and the community as a whole.

Greensboro Youth Jazz Ensemble

Activity offered: Music
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Locations: Greensboro Cultural Center
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Ages: Grades 8-12
Cost: $50/semester
Description: Opportunity to rehearse and perform jazz music with a group. Auditions may be held for spots if instrumentation exceeds traditional jazz ensemble instrumentation

Guitar Lessons with Andy Lemaire

Activity offered: Guitar Lessons
Address: Glenwood Ave, Greensboro, NC
Website: http://andylemaire.com/
Ages: 8 and up
Cost: Please see website
Description: Andy Lemaire teaches guitar lessons with an approach that is fun, practical, focused and relaxed. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Half-Pint Harmonies

Activity offered: Early Childhood Music and Movement Classes
Address: 2205-X Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, 27310; Wednesday mornings at 9:30 am. at 200 N. Davie Street in the Cultural Center
Website: www.halfpintharmonies.com
Contact info: halfpintharmonies@gmail.com, 336-858-6115
Age: birth-5
Cost: $150 for 10 week session, siblings 10 months and older $90 per session, siblings 9 months and younger at the start of session are free
Description: Half-Pint Harmonies is a super fun, high energy music and movement class! We immerse young children in musical activities and expose them to a wide variety of scales, rhythms and styles. Our music and in-class activities provide an opportunity for parents and their children to enjoy making music together. We take our educational philosophy seriously, but know it is only successful when class is fun and play-based! Half-Pint Harmonies is a teaching center for The Music Class® based in Atlanta, GA.

Jaime Lyn English Music Studio

Activity offered: Voice and Cello lessons
Address: Jamestown, NC
Website: www.jaimelynenglish.com
Contact info: (336) 253-8947; jaimelynenglish@gmail.com
Age: Varies
Cost: $30/30 minutes; $60/60 minutes
Description: Come find your true voice! Instruction in classical, Broadway, pop, rock, and jazz make lesson fun and varied. Not a singer? Pick up the instrument that most closely mimics the human voice. Voice lessons – beginner to pro, ages 8 and up. Cello lessons – beginning to intermediate, all ages (will need to own/rent instrument).

Jeffrey Carlson Voice Lessons

Activity offered: Private Voice Lessons at the Music Center at City Arts
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, 27401
Website: www.jeffreycarlson.com
Contact info: jeff@jeffreycarlson.com
Cost: $25 for thirty minutes, $50 for sixty minutes
Description: Whether you are a seasoned pro, total beginner, or somewhere in between, we will work together to find your best voice. Private voice lessons are fun, and not only good for your singing, but for your psyche as well. They are a great way to relieve stress and build confidence, not to mention become a better singer and musician! Contact me today to find out more. www.jeffreycarlson.com

Joyful Noise Kindermusik

Activity Offered: Kindermusik offers music and movement classes developmentally appropriate for each child. Pre-piano classes are offered for older children.
Locations: Summerfield’s First Baptist Church, 2300 Scalesville Rd, Summerfield, Lawndale Baptist Church, 3505 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro
Website: juliedavidson.kindermusik.net
Contact info: 336.643.4105, juliewithkindermusik@gmail.com
Ages: 3 months- 7 years
Cost: $65/month
Description: Music is the key to unlocking your child’s creativity, intelligence and potential. Join us to sing, dance, connect, make friends and learn how music makes every day better for you and your child. Pre-piano classes are offered for 5-7 year olds. Call to attend a free trial.

Kidstunes Music Academy

Activity offered: Piano classes
Address: 717 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington 27215
Website: www.kidstunesacademy.com
Contact info: kta@kidstunes.org; Kim Moore or Lara Davis; 336-584-8909
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: See website for pricing
Description: Afternoon and evening group piano classes. A variety of activities lay the foundation for success at the keyboard! Dancing and drumming, singing, echoing patterns, composing and musical dictation allow children to develop the skills needed to begin a successful musical journey toward piano playing and musicianship.

Kindermusik at City Arts

Activity Offered: Music and movement classes for children newborn-5 and their caregivers
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Locations: Greensboro Cultural Center
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Ages: Newborn-5 years
Cost: Varies by class length
Description: Music-making with a purpose. Early introduction to music and movement impacts your child’s brain and body development in a way few other learning methods can. Science has shown that children of any age learn more when the learning is playful and fun. But having fun is just the beginning. Steeped in educational theory, classes engage the potential found in every child, setting a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning

Kindermusik with Meredith

Activity Offered: Weekly music & movement classes for children newborn-5 and their caregivers
Address: 4210 Loch Ridge Parkway, Burlington, NC 27215
Contact: Meredith Gornto, Licensed Educator at 336-684-9528
Website: http://burlingtonmusic.yourvirtuoso.com/index.html
Cost: $60/month

Little Birds Music Studio

Activity offered: Early childhood music classes
Address: Greensboro, NC 27408
Website: www.littlebirdsstudio.com
Contact info: littlebirdsmusik@gmail.com
Age: newborns thru age 4
Description: We offer music classes for newborns thru age 4. We use a wonderful curriculum called Musikgarten. Classes are designed for both child and caregiver. In each class, we will sing, move, play, dance, and have fun! These music classes lay a foundation for music literacy, and also, encourage and enhance your child’s other development needs. Just to name a few…. we will increase fine and gross motor skills, language development, impulse control, emotional security, positive social skills, and many, many more!

Little Musik

Activity Offered: Kindermusik, Early Piano, Voice Lessons
Locations: 2002 Spring Garden St., Greensboro, NC 27403 and Moore Music Company- 615 W Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Website: littlemusik.com
Contact Info: info@littlemusik.com; (336)508-0096
Age: (Kindermusik) 0-7; (Voice Lessons and Early Piano) All Ages
Cost: $65 per month
Description: Kindermusik is a music-centric curriculum designed to develop the whole child. Using movement, instruments, books, and music, Kindermusik gives you and your child the opportunity to learn and grow together. Children learn to harness their social, emotional, and verbal skills in a safe and enriching environment. Contact us for a free preview class. We’d love to meet you!

The Mad Platter Pottery Studio

Activity offered: Paint your own Pottery & Canvas Studio
Address: 2921 A Battleground Ave. Greensboro 27408
Website: www.madplatterpottery.com
Contact info: (336)540-9823; themadplatterpottery@gmail.com
Cost: Pottery + Studio fee on average $10-20/person
Description: The Mad Platter is a paint your own pottery and canvas studio open everyday for Walk-ins. Mad Platter is a great place for your next Birthday party, business team building event or we can also come to you with our mobile pottery studio! Great for all ages from newborns to grandparents. Make your next Christmas gift her or just come in for some fun and relaxation! Weekly specials available.

The Music Center

Activity offered: Instrumental & Vocal Lessons, Kindermusik, Music Therapy, Ensembles and more
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Box 2, Greensboro 27401
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Contact info: (336) 373-2547; music@greensboro-nc.gov
Cost: Varies depending on program
Description: The Music Center has many musical opportunities to offer the entire family! Our comprehensive music education program offers private instrumental and vocal instruction for ages 4 to adult. Our Kindermusik program classes are for children ages newborn to 5 years old. We also have 17 community youth and adult ensembles – you do not have to be a professional musician to join these ensembles! We truly have something for the entire family!

Music Instruction at City Arts

Activity Offered: Music Lessons
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Locations: Greensboro Cultural Center
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Ages: Varies
Cost: Varies by instructor:
Description: Private available for piano, voice, violin, cello, viola, guitar, ukulele, percussion, and clarinet

Music Therapy at City Arts

Activity Offered: Music therapy
Address: 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Locations: Greensboro Cultural Center
Website: www.gsomusiccenter.com
Ages: All ages
Cost: $144/12 weeks
Description: Board-certified music therapist hosts small groups for children and adults with special needs.

Musika Music Lessons

Activity offered: piano, violin, trumpet, flute, bass, guitar, cello, trombone, clarinet, voice, viola, saxophone, drums
Address: Greensboro
Website: www.musikalessons.com/
Contact info: http://www.musikalessons.com/contact-us; or 877.687.4524
Age: 4 and up depending on the type of music
Cost: please call 877.687.4524 for lesson rates
Description: Musika offers private one-on-one lessons either in your home, at one of our teachers’ studios or online to students of all ages and abilities. We will match you with one of our instructors, who will create a unique lesson plan based on your needs and desires.

Sing n’ Sprout of Greensboro classes with Teresa Crowe

Activity offered: Christian music program
Address: Greensboro 27408
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sing-n-Sprout-of-Greensboro/229449820511959
Contact info: singnsproutgso@gmail.com, (336) 404.2059
Cost: $45 for 8 weeks of class and a CD ($35 for additional siblings in the same class)
Description: Sing n’ Sprout is a Christian music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Classes are 45 minutes long. We sing, dance, and play with simple instruments and props like maracas, bells, rhythm sticks and the parachute.

Stagelights

Activity Offered: Acting, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Piano, Voice
Address: 2307 W Cone Blvd, Suite 110, Greensboro 27408
Website: www.stagelightstheater.com
Contact Info: Pamela Kinter, Founder and Artistic Director, 336-370-6337 or stagelightstheaterco@gmail.com
Age: 3-adult
Cost: $55/month for a 1 hour class, multiple class discounts
Description: Stagelights guides children and teens through the exciting world of theatre by encouraging personal expression and focusing on individual student development. We produce musicals throughout the year for both our junior and senior division students. We also offer two sessions, one in the fall and one in the spring, with weekly classes in acting, musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet, piano, and voice. Over the summer, students can explore week-long camps with varying themes, from Broadway songs to set building to improvisation. Stagelights offers afterschool acting programs at schools such as Summerfield Elementary and Jones Elementary and is proud to be a partner with Guilford Child Development.

High Point, Kernersville And Surrounding Areas

Courtney Lowe Music Lessons

Activity offered: Private Voice Lessons; Audition Preparation
Address: Archdale
Contact info: clowe170@gmail.com
Cost: $17 for thirty minutes, $30 for sixty minutes
Ages: 7 to adult
Description: Courtney has been teaching private voice lessons to children and adults for over 20 years. She specializes in musical theater and has been performing on stage for 30 years. She teaches beginning vocalists through advanced. Courtney offers weekly and bi-weekly 30 or 60 minute lessons, as well as “drop-in” 60 minute audition prep sessions.

Dance Edge

Activity offered: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Contemporary dance
Address: 3935 Brian Jordan Place Suite 129, High Point
Website: www.dance-edge.com
Contact info: hayley@dance-edge.com 336-906-5113
Ages: 2 and up
Cost: Call for rates
Description: Dance Edge, located in High Point, North Carolina, is a family-owned studio specializing in Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Jazz for people of all ages. Our programs typically coincide with the school year with performances throughout the year and ending with a recital at High Point Theater. We also have summer camps and specialty classes year-round. We have programs for girls, boys, and adults. At Dance Edge, there’s something for everyone. We are a fun and upbeat studio where priority is placed on learning and building a strong dance foundation while having fun. Our dance classes positively motivate students of all ages through fun and energy filled classes. Students learn dance technique, passion for their craft, and explore their imagination.

Drama Kids of the Triad

Address: Triad area schools located in Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Oak Ridge, Winston-Salem as well as public classes at Destination Arts Center in Oak Ridge, Kernersville Community House in Kernersville and First Friends Meeting Church in Greensboro.
Website: www.dramakids.com/nc1
Contact – Pamela Barrans, Director (336) 754-4385
Ages:
3-17 years old
Cost: Varies by class location
Description: Drama Kids of the Triad is a unique child development based arts program that aims to give students ongoing self confidence, increase verbal communication and helps to develop important life skills. Drama Kids students participate in a wide range of fun filled and creative activities including speech, dramatic movement, improvisation, short scenes, character analysis, theatre games and more. At the end of each year, students showcase their unique talents and skills in a scripted production for parents and friends. For more information, please visit www.dramakids.com/nc1

Half-Pint Harmonies

Activity offered: Early Childhood Music and Movement Classes
Address: 1526 SkeetClub Road, 27265; and 3735 Admiral Drive, 27265
Website: www.halfpintharmonies.com
Contact info: halfpintharmonies@gmail.com, 336-858-6115
Age: birth-5
Cost: $150 for 10 week session, siblings 10 months and older $80 per session, siblings 9 months and younger at the start of session are free
Description: Half-Pint Harmonies is a super fun, high energy music and movement class! We immerse young children in musical activities and expose them to a wide variety of scales, rhythms and styles. Our music and in-class activities provide an opportunity for parents and their children to enjoy making music together. We take our educational philosophy seriously, but know it is only successful when class is fun and play-based! Half-Pint Harmonies is a teaching center for The Music Class® based in Atlanta, GA.

Little Blank Canvas – Digital Blank Canvas

Activity offered: Fine Art Classes for children (ages 18 months and up), Art&Music classes for toddlers, Open Studio Hours, Sketch Journal Workshop, Kid’s Night Out, Birthday Parties and Digital Programs (gaming, coding, animation, digital art, graphic Design and more!)
Address: 3735 Admiral Drive Ste 105 High Point NC 27265
Website: www.LittleBlankCanvas.com / www.digitalblankcanvas.com
Contact info: Flavia Nazareth (336) 887-6133
Ages: 18 months and up
Cost: Single class ($25), Open Studio ($12/Child), Sketch Journal Workshop ($20/person), Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly Tuition for Mixed Media Classes Available for ages 4 yr and up.
Description: Little Blank Canvas is an award winning art and media studio offering Art AND Digital Programs for children located in the heart of the Triad. The Studio offers an exciting age and developmentally appropriate curriculum for art exploration with hands-on Fine Arts projects focusing on art principles while introducing students to many different types of mediums. Only using high quality materials, the bright and open studio provides a lively space that is safe, engaging, organized and welcoming. Every art lesson is designed to be messy and fun, allowing students to explore and expand their creativity, while learning concepts about art, history, different mediums, shapes and textures. Mixed Media Art Classes are offered during the School Year, weekly, with super creative and fun Camps when school is out (summer/holidays/spring and winter). In addition to art and digital classes, camps, monthly Open Studio and workshops, the Studio hosts birthday parties on weekends!

Musika Music Lessons

Activity offered: piano, violin, trumpet, flute, bass, guitar, cello, trombone, clarinet, voice, viola, saxophone, drums
Address: Kernersville
Website: www.musikalessons.com/
Contact info: http://www.musikalessons.com/contact-us; or 877.687.4524
Ages: 4 and up depending on the type of music
Cost: please call 877.687.4524 for lesson rates
Description: Musika offers private one-on-one lessons either in your home, at one of our teachers’ studios or online to students of all ages and abilities. We will match you with one of our instructors, who will create a unique lesson plan based on your needs and desires.

Triple Threat School of Dance, Music and Acting

Activity offered: Music lessons in voice, piano, guitar, violin, viola, cello, drums and flute. Musical theater and acting classes for ages five and up. Also offering all styles of dance creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, pointe, contemporary and private lessons
Address: 4008 Mendenhall Oaks Pkwy Suite 113, High Point 27265
Website: www.3threatdance.com
Contact info: 336-884-3942
Cost: The cost depends on the number of hours of class taken during the week or private lessons. Refer to the web site or call our office.
Description: TRIPLE THREAT SCHOOL OF DANCE, MUSIC & ACTING will offer each student a well rounded experience in the arts. Through the arts, students will develop self confidence, and self esteem. Students will also develop their group cooperation skills, higher level thinking skills, and creativity. Students will learn to express themselves through the arts of dance, drama, voice and music. We guarantee a positive learning environment and experience for each individual.

Yesterday’s Music

Activity offered: Guitar, Drums, Bass, Piano, Violin, Ukulele, Band instruments
Address: 106 Westover Drive-Suite 108, High Point 27265
Website: www.yesterdaysmusicstore.com
Contact info: yesmusic@northstate.net , 336-889-4287
Ages: students of all ages
Cost: $17 per half hour

Winston-Salem And Surrounding Areas

Academy of Dance Arts, Inc.

Activity offered: Dance- Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical. Hip Hop, Modern
Website: https://www.adawsnc.com/
Contact info: 336-724-9041, academyofdancearts5678@gmail.com
Ages: age 3 to 18
Cost: $55.00 per month for 1 class per week
Description: Daily dance classes offered with same age and level. Professional, caring teachers. New facility with state of the art dance floors. Large Adult program with Ballet and Tap. ADA has trained dancers in WS community for 71 years with many going on to professional careers. Also offers birthday parties.

Advance Dance

Activity offered: Dance Classes
Address: Three studio locations – 4403 Hwy 158, Advance; 166 Millers Creek Dr., Winston-Salem; 1444 River Ridge Dr, Clemmons
Website: advancedancers.com
Contact info: advancedancer@yahoo.com
Ages: 2-18
Cost: Starts at $30 per month
Description: Dance instruction for children and young adults

Amy M. Orser

Activity offered: Professional Piano Lessons
Contact info: 4153 Chatham Hill Drive, 760-9110 or 971- 4831, amyandpaulnc@gmail.com
Cost: $35 per half hour
Description: Mrs. Orser has an Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Salem College and a Master of Education degree in Expressive Arts Therapies from Lesley University in Boston. She specializes in teaching piano to children of all ages and also offers music sessions for children with special needs. Mrs. Orser welcomes your inquiry and interview/assessment.

The B String

Activity offered: Guitar lessons
Address: 560 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem
Website: http://www.bstringguitars.com/bstrngindex.html
Contact info: (336)734.1800
Cost: $50/hour
Description: Guitar lessons designed to fit your style or need. B is well versed within the music industry and can help with either acoustic or electric guitars.

Community Music School

Activity offered: Group and Private Music Instruction for all ages
Address: 405 4th Street Northwest (Stevens Center 3rd Floor)
Website: www.uncsa.edu/CMS
Contact info: communitymusic@uncsa.edu
Ages: All
Cost: Please see website for course descriptions and pricing
Description: The UNCSA Community Music School offers professional level instruction for the whole family. From Suzuki Early Childhood Education, Suzuki Violin, group beginning classes in piano, guitar, and violin, to advanced private instrumental and vocal lessons, music theory, chamber ensembles, and composition: the UNCSA Community Music School is your one-stop music instruction resource.

Creative Drama Children’s Theatre

Address: 4794 Kinnamon Rd., Suite A, Winston-Salem NC 27103
Website: www.creativedramachildrenstheater.com
Contact info: Angie Hudson, Artistic Director, creativedramanow@gmail.com. 336-633-8696
Ages: between the ages of 3 and 18
Cost: The price is different for different classes but we start with $35/month.
Description: We are a performing arts studio in Clemmons NC. We serve close to 400 students with classes in Musical Theater, Acting, Dance, Voice and Piano. We also offer Homeschool Performance Classes. All students are welcome and no experience is necessary! We are now enrolling for Spring Musicals!

Drama Kids of the Triad

Address: Triad area schools located in Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Oak Ridge, Winston-Salem as well as public classes at Destination Arts Center in Oak Ridge, Kernersville Community House in Kernersville and First Friends Meeting Church in Greensboro.
Website: www.dramakids.com/nc1
Contact – Pamela Barrans, Director (336) 754-4385
Ages:
3-17 years old
Cost: Varies by class location
Description: Drama Kids of the Triad is a unique child development based arts program that aims to give students ongoing self confidence, increase verbal communication and helps to develop important life skills. Drama Kids students participate in a wide range of fun filled and creative activities including speech, dramatic movement, improvisation, short scenes, character analysis, theatre games and more. At the end of each year, students showcase their unique talents and skills in a scripted production for parents and friends. For more information, please visit www.dramakids.com/nc1

Half-Pint Harmonies

Activity offered: Early Childhood Music and Movement Classes
Address: 5047 Country Club Road, WS 27104
Website: www.halfpintharmonies.com
Contact info: halfpintharmonies@gmail.com, 336-858-6115
Age: birth-5
Cost: $150 for 10 week session, siblings 10 months and older $80 per session, siblings 9 months and younger at the start of session are free
Description: Half-Pint Harmonies is a super fun, high energy music and movement class! We immerse young children in musical activities and expose them to a wide variety of scales, rhythms and styles. Our music and in-class activities provide an opportunity for parents and their children to enjoy making music together. We take our educational philosophy seriously, but know it is only successful when class is fun and play-based! Half-Pint Harmonies is a teaching center for The Music Class® based in Atlanta, GA.

Hoots and Hollers Make & Take Art Stop

Activity offered: Creating art in a multitude of mediums
Address: 5336 Robinhood Village, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Website: www.facebook.com/HootsandHollers
Contact info: Millie Barnhart: email millie@hootsandhollers.com; phone: 336-782-0657 Lee Anne Edwards: email: leeanne@hootsandhollers.com ; phone: 336-782-4122
Ages: All ages welcome / summer camp age K-8
Cost: See website/facebook page for pricing
Description: Morning, afternoon, and evening art opportunities. Available for birthday parties, team building, ladies nights, date nights, open studio and summer art camps.

In Motion Dance Center

Activity offered: all types of dance for children ages 2 1/2 through high school, as well as adults
Address: 4021 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem 27104
Website: inmotiondancecenternc.com
Contact info: Michelle Nicholson at 659-0060
Ages: all ages, even have adult programs
Cost: monthly lessons start at $50 per month and we give discounts for multiple children in the same family or if one child takes multiple hours
Description: classes offered: ballet / tap / jazz / hip-hop / creative dance / modern-lyrical / contemporary / pointe / praise and worship.

Katrina Pfitzner School of Voice

Activity offered: Voice lessons
Address: 411 W. 4th St. Winston Salem, 27101
Website: http://www.katrinapfitzner.com/courses/private-music-lessons/music-lessons-winston-salem/
Contact info: (336) 618-7138; admissions@katrinapfitzner.com
Cost: Varies
Description: We are the singing experts. Our network of musicians specialize in vocal training for young aspiring professional singers. Our experts offer music lessons including voice, guitar, bass, and piano for all ages and abilities. Lessons available in-home, in-studio, and on stage. The journey begins here.

Kids Rock Music, Inc.

Activity offered: Music and Movement Programs for Babies, Toddlers, and Children
Address: Winston-Salem area
Website: http://www.kidsrocktriad.com
Contact info: kidsrocktriad@gmail.com
Ages: 0 to 5 years Cost: $10 per class, discounts for multiple classes or siblings. $80 per 40-minute session for groups.
Description: Mrs. Ann Marie teaches weekly classes (signup online at kidsrockmusic.com) and she is available to lead positive, energetic, and creative music programs at birthday parties, libraries, churches, preschools, playgroups, or other get-togethers.

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem

Activity offered: Acting Classes for Grades K-8 and Adults
Address: Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem
Website: www.thelittletheatreofws.org
Contact info: edwin@thelittletheatreofws.org or call 336-748-0857 x204
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $150 per session; discount for three sessions
Description: The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem has offered acting classes since 1969. From theatre games and improvisational exercises to scene development, script work and preparing for auditions, our fun and educational classes prepare students for the stage and beyond. All classes, regardless of age, foster personal growth, teamwork and creativity. During the school year, we offer three sessions of classes – fall, winter and spring – which may be taken in succession or on an individual basis. Each class meets once a week and ends with an informal showcase for family and friends on the last day of the session.

Marsha Thrift Art Lessons

Activity offered: Children’s Art Classes
Address: 2898 Monticello Dr., Winston-Salem, 27106
Website: www.marshathrift.com
Contact info: mthrift@triad.rr.com or (336) 723.3748
Age levels: 5 – 13 or K – 8th
Cost: $80/month, due the first of the month and includes all supplies
Description: Suitable for home-school or after-school enrichment. Classes will be offered once a week in three different age groups (K-2, 3-5 & 6-8). While summer workshops are designed to be relaxing and light and focus on summer subjects and activities, classes during the school year will be more structured and build on one another as skills are developed session by session. These classes offer more in-depth instruction in the many areas of art.
Grades K-2 – Each month we will cover a wide range of media and explore different techniques in drawing, painting, collage and 3-dimensional art. We will learn about different artists throughout history and how our creations are similar to theirs.
Grades 3-5 – We will cover different media and different techniques in drawing, painting, collage and 3-dimensional art. Our primary focus will shift to drawing and painting skills as we also learn about different artists throughout history and how our art work is similar to theirs.
Grades 6-8 – Middle school students will explore and learn about the history of art and different artists of each period. All age groups will explore different and more advanced media than that offered in large school classes. Just as each month builds on skills previously learned, each year also builds upon the previous one. Even though there are structured class lessons, each child will receive individual instruction according to the abilities and skills he has mastered and will progress at his/her own speed.

Marty Edwards Suzuki Guitar Instructor

Activity offered: Guitar lessons – Suzuki method
Address: 1416 Bolton Street and 330 Knollwood Street, Winston-Salem
Website: http://www.martyedwardsguitar.com/index.html
Contact info: Marty Edwards (336)926.2076, edwards0924@gmail.com or marty@martyedwardsguitar.com
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: Please inquire for current rates
Description: Suzuki Method Guitar Instruction. Primary focus is to develop whole child through music. Approach is modeled after language acquisition. Typical structure includes parent training and daily commitment from parent, weekly individual private lesson, weekly group lessons, 2 concerts annually

Miller Park Recreation Center

Activity offered: Lego club, crafts, after-school program and drop-in snow days
Address: 400 Leisure Lane Winston-Salem, 27103
Website: http://www.cityofws.org/departments/recreation-parks/recreation-centers/miller-park
Contact Info: (336) 727-2831, David Edge, davidwe@cityofws.org
Description:
Afterschool: $30 Registration Fee in addition to the weekly fee.
WePlay Daycamp (previously Drop in days): 7:30am – 6:00pm; $10 per child Pre-registration required; $15 day of camp if space allows.
Snow Days: $10 / child. 8:00am – 6:00pm (Weather may dictate changes in the schedule)
Parents Night Out!: $5 per child, 6pm-10pm; Feb. 14 @ Miller Park, March 16 @ Little Creek Rec Center, April 20 @ Miller Park, May 18 @ Little Creek Rec Center (Pre-Registration required)
2018 Bridging the Triad Bridge Building Competition: FREE! Registration/Kit Pickup: Feb. 12-16. Bridge Testing Event: Feb. 24th 10am-1pm. Ages 8 and up
Stem Club (Starting March 15th) 3rd Thursday of each Month 6:30pm-8pm – Hands on, Project based problem solving, and FUN! Ages 9-12
Winston-Salem Chess Club: Thursday Nights, 6:00pm – 9:45pm; Youth are welcome.
Family Open Gym: Monday & Wednesday Nights 7:00pm-9:30pm; Ages 16 & under. Call for more info.

Music Stop Studio

Activity offered: lessons on all string instruments, all styles; keyboard/piano; drums/percussion
Address: 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons 27012
Contact info: (336) 778.9000
Ages: 5 years and up
Cost: please call for pricing
Description: Full service store and studio for all of your music needs. We have been in business over 30 years and all of our instructors are professional musicians. Our store does total repair service and we sell new, used and vintage instruments.

Musika Music Lessons

Activity offered: piano, violin, trumpet, flute, bass, guitar, cello, trombone, clarinet, voice, viola, saxophone, drums
Address: Winston-Salem
Website: www.musikalessons.com/
Contact info: http://www.musikalessons.com/contact-us; or 877.687.4524
Ages: 4 and up depending on the type of music
Cost: 30 minute lesson – $28.00 ; 45 minute lesson – $42.00; 60 minute lesson – $56.00
(10% family/sibling discount: must be two hours or more total per week)
Description: Musika offers private one-on-one lessons either in your home, at one of our teachers’ studios or online to students of all ages and abilities. We will match you with one of our instructors, who will create a unique lesson plan based on your needs and desires.

Private Music Lessons by Jessica EmDee

Activity offered: Private music lessons on brass and piano
Address: Downtown Winston-Salem. Lessons can be in my home (on brass) or in students home (brass or piano)
Contact info: Jessica Munch-Dittmar 803-931-6968; Jessica.munch.dittmar@gmail.com
Ages: All ages
Cost: $25 per hour
Description: Private lessons for brass students at all levels (trumpet, trombone, french horn, euphonium, tuba) and beginner piano. Students must provide their own instrument and book. My qualifications include a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and a Masters in Arts Administration. I currently work for the Winston-Salem Symphony as their Education and Community Engagement Director.

Pro Dance Academy

Activity offered: Specializing in Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Clogging, Tap, Gymnastics, ALL BOYS Hip-Hop,Teen/College age classes, Competition Team and Audition Prep. Also offering birthday parties, kids night out, private lessons, summer camps and free trial classes.
Address: 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Court, Suite 200, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Website: www.prodanceacademync.com
Contact Info: 336-778-1121; prodanceacademync@yahoo.com
Age Levels: From 2.5 yrs.-professional, we have a class for you!
Cost: $52 per month for 1 class per week
Description: Whether you want to DANCE for the love of dance; join our ACADEMY and compete locally, regionally, and nationally; or train to be a PRO dancer or cheerleader; we are confident that PRO DANCE ACADEMY is the perfect place for you to embrace your inner dancer and shine to the world!

Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Activity offered: Pre-K – High School Art Classes & Workshops, Adult/Youth Workshops
Address: 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem 27101
Website: www.sawtooth.org
Contact info: Lauren Duncan: youth@sawtooth.org, Information: info@sawtooth.org, Phone: 336-723-7395
Age Levels: Pre-K – High School: Ages 3 – 18
Cost: Price varies dependent on duration of class. Membership and Early Registration rates available.
Description: New and recurring classes and workshops offered year round on a quarterly schedule. Visit www.sawtooth.org for complete and current listing of Youth offerings.

Singers Company

Activity Offered: a non-competitive musical dance performing group for elementary-age girls
Location: Clemmons, NC
Website: http://winstonsalem.singerscompany.com/
Contact info: 864-934-3780
Ages: Girls in preschool-5th grade
Cost: $45 per month
Description: Singers Company provides a fun environment for girls to increase music and dance ability, strengthen confidence and make friends. Through weekly practices and seasonal performances, every girl gets the chance to be a star. Come try a class for FREE!

Triple Threat School of Dance, Music and Acting

Activity offered: Music lessons in voice, piano, guitar, violin, viola, cello, drums and flute. Musical theater and acting classes for ages five and up. Also offering all styles of dance creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, pointe, contemporary and private lessons
Address: 4759 Commercial Plaza St., Winston-Salem 27104
Website: www.3threatdance.com
Contact info: 336-794-3942
Cost: The cost depends on the number of hours of class taken during the week or private lessons. Refer to the web site or call our office.
Description: TRIPLE THREAT SCHOOL OF DANCE, MUSIC & ACTING will offer each student a well rounded experience in the arts. Through the arts, students will develop self confidence, and self esteem. Students will also develop their group cooperation skills, higher level thinking skills, and creativity. Students will learn to express themselves through the arts of dance, drama, voice and music. We guarantee a positive learning environment and experience for each individual.

UNCSA’s Acting Out!

Activity offered: Acting, Musical Theatre, Tap, Dramatic Movement, Musical Theatre/Jazz Dance, Private Voice, Private Tap
Address: UNCSA; 1533 South Main St.; Winston-Salem,
Website: https://www.uncsa.edu/community/drama-acting-out
Contact info: Janine Hawley (hawleyj@uncsa.edu); Suzanna Watkins (watkinss@uncsa.edu)
Ages: Students in grades 1-12
Cost: $200-$750 per 14 week semester

Upbeat Music Company

Activity offered: Private Music Lessons
Address: 6360 Shallowford Road / Lewisville, NC 27023
Website: www.upbeatmusiccompany.com
Contact info: info@upbeatmusiccompany.com / (336) 945-6428
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: The rates for each teacher are listed on our website.
Description: We offer private music lessons for a variety of instruments for both children and adults! Visit our website for an updated list of available instruments.

Winston-Salem Girls Chorus

Activity offered: Winston-Salem Girls Chorus is dedicated to empowering girls and young women through higher-level singing opportunities, bonding with others through team-work, and providing a foundation for girls to succeed as they grow and mature.
Address: 646 West 5th Street, Winston-Salem, NC, 27101
Website: www.wsgirlschorus.org
Contact info: 922-4073 Anne M. Saxon, Founding Artistic Director; WSGCSing@aol.com
Ages: UPBEAT! Training Choir…Grades 2-4; Lyrica (intermediate)…Grades 4 – 8; and Encore (advanced), Grades 8 – 12. Includes a Touring option.
Cost: varies depending upon choir level
Description: A multi-leveled choir program for girls in the 2nd – 12th grades, the Winston-Salem Girls Chorus offers a joyful and empowering experience for girls and young women through vocal music education and artistic excellence in choral music performance. Highlights include local and state performances and festivals, a summer music camp, and touring opportunities. Many of our singers are accepted into All-County, All-State, and Honor Choirs, as well as win lead roles in community theater and school musicals. Several continue to pursue their music well into high school and beyond (including singing opera in Europe, performing in Broadway productions, receiving collegiate choral scholarships, and traveling internationally with collegiate choirs).

Winston-Salem Symphony

Activity offered: Various Concerts and Education Programs
Address: 201 N. Broad Street, Suite 200, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Website: www.wssymphony.org/edu
Contact info: Jessica Munch-Dittmar, Education and Community Engagement Director, Phone: 336-725-1035 ex. 221; Email: jmunch-dittmar@wssymphony.org
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Description: To educate, inspire and engage members of the community of all ages through active and enriching musical experiences is an essential mission of the Winston-Salem Symphony. From our triple-faceted Youth Orchestras Program to our in-school chamber ensembles, from our Discovery Concerts for Kids to our Music Lovers’ Luncheons (held Fridays before each Classics Series performance), the Symphony is committed to offering valuable educational experiences for children and adults alike. To learn more about our education programs and performances, please visit our website at www.wssymphony.org/edu

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus

Activity Offered: We offer a wide range of programs throughout the year to suit the learning needs and interests of every student, from our main choirs to our summer camp. Our members learn music theory, sight reading, proper vocal technique, choral style, and music in many languages within its unique cultural perspective.
Location: 502 N. Broad St, Winston-Salem
Website: http://wsyouthchorus.org/
Contact info: 336-703-0001; mail@wsyouthchorus.org
Ages: Residential Chorus … grades 3-5. Rehearses… Thursdays 5:30-6:30. Touring Chorus…Rehearses Mondays 5:30-7:30 . Young Women’s Ensemble…Rehearses Thursdays 7:15-8:45pm. Young Men’s Ensemble… Rehearses Thursdays 6:30-8pm.
Cost: Varies
Description: The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus is dedicated to educating the talented and diverse youth of our community in music and choral skills while offering them abundant opportunities to share their talents locally and beyond. A variety of performance opportunities are available, including an average of five concerts per semester, collaborations with other choirs, Piedmont Opera, the Winston-Salem Symphony, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. All of these activities help our singers gain a music experience unlike any other that prepares them for a lifetime of music enrichment. Most importantly, the chorus brings together children from many backgrounds who learn teamwork and build lasting friendships, all centered around the universal language of music. Our singers truly represent the diversity and the excellence of our community.

*Triad Moms on Main is not responsible for you or your child’s involvement with any of the programs on this list.