South Shore Conservatory Presents Fall Open House

McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory (SSC) invites the public to visit its Hingham and Duxbury campuses on Sunday, September 10 from 2 to 4 pm to discover how music changes everything. Open house guests see and experience all that SSC has to offer and discover why thousands of students of all ages and abilities choose SSC each year for music, ballet, drama, creative arts therapies, Preschool/PreK/K and more.  South Shore Conservatory’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham, and at 64 St. George Street in Duxbury.

Families and young children, infants through teens, may attend free demo classes for Music Together®, Music Sprouts, Discovering Music, Discovering Drama, Pre-Primary and Primary Ballet and, in Hingham, learn more about SSC’s award-winning, arts-integrated Preschool/PreK/K programs. In addition, at both campuses there will be performances by SSC student rock bands, and opportunities for young rockers to meet and work with jazz/rock/pop students and faculty. Students can sign-up for rock bands and private lessons.

Suzuki Department faculty members will be on hand to answer questions, talk about the Suzuki philosophy for instruction in violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar, piano, and bass, demonstrate instruments, and give kids a chance to try out an instrument.

FUNdamentals classes for ages six and up in Rhythm, Singing, Piano and Fiddle, combine skill development with music-making. Budding young actors ages six through twelve take center stage for Let’s Put on a Show, and young dancers can participate in class demos for ballet and hip hop.

For those who may learn differently, SSC has trial creative arts therapies (CAT) classes in Music and Movement Group, for children eight to eleven with sensory or physical needs, which focuses on self-expression and social interaction through exploration of rhythm instruments at both campuses. This class is facilitated by a board-certified music therapist. At the Duxbury campus, Adaptive Dance Group, facilitated by a board certified dance therapist, for children, ages eight to twelve, explores creative movement and dance, including techniques of ballet, jazz, and hip-hop.

Admission to all activities is free of charge.  For more information, contact Lorna Jane Norris, Vice President of Education at 781-749-7565, ext. 23, visit www.sscmusic.org, or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.