Broadway School of Music & the Arts offers programs for: in-school classes; out-of-school time programming, including summer camps, online classes, family engagement and more! Adaptations are made based on whether the program will be offered on-site or on-line, the developmental ability of the participants, and the goals for your program.

Note:  Our listing begins with programs for kindergarten and older.  See our special section for additional Early Childhood programming.

Music Programs

Our group music classes can be brought to your site for children and adults of all ages. No experience is necessary. During the first class, we learn about the students and their experience and plan accordingly. Here are some classes we can offer:

Group Keyboard Classes

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Group Percussion Classes including Bucket Drumming

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Group African/World Drumming Class

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Drums Alive!

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Musical Instruments from around the World

This is a great way to maintain literacy skills over the summer and arts inclusion makes it a blast! Grades: Kindergarten and up

Visual Art Programs

Our visual art program is as diverse as the people we serve. We meet with you, our community partner, to decide which classes would be best based on the interests of your participants and the goals you have. Many of our classes incorporate social-emotional learning concepts. Here are some themes we can develop with your students:

Art Smarts

Small groups of children participate in art projects while engaging in meaningful conversations.
Classes will combine a variety of techniques in acting, movement, voice, and character creation in order to guide students with writing, staging, and performing their own stories. Grades: 2nd and up


This class will bring creativity, imagination, and color to a space. Youth will paint murals on walls or on boards that can be hung later.
School/Camp/Site staff will be consulted as to any preferred themes. Youth will study the styles of famous and not-as-famous artists for inspiration and guidance. A final project will be an individual, smaller project for the student to take home and share. Grades: 4 th and up

Multicultural Art Explorers

Celebrate diversity and learn about the cultural traditions of other countries through visual art.
Possible focus areas include Mexican yarn paintings, African textile design, and Hungarian folk art. Pattern and the elements of art including color, line, shape, and texture will be integrated into these engaging and fun lessons. Grades: Kindergarten and up

Painted Chairs

This class will upcycle old chairs by painting them using creative designs, themes, and colors.
Pattern and the elements of art including color, line, shape, and texture will be integrated into the designs. Chairs could be used on site or auctioned off as a fundraiser. Grades: 4th and up

Superhero Art

Explore social‐emotional concepts thru art and superhero creativity.
Depending on the age of the youth and amount of programming time, project might include identifying personal unique traits and making life‐sized superheroes, mask making and Worry Warriors. Grades: Kindergarten and up

Mixed-Media Madness

Youth will take on a fun new project each week.
Sculpture, watercolor painting, printmaking, outdoor accents, and more! Little hands will delight in making so many types of art, and older kids can creatively build upon and discover their talents. Grades: Kindergarten and up

Show Me A Story

A teaching artist will read a book to and with youth, then they will create works of art inspired by the story or topic.
This is a great way to maintain literacy skills over the summer and arts inclusion makes it a blast! Grades: Kindergarten and up

Constructing a Zoo

Youth get creative, be silly, and explore their “wild” side through creating various types of animal art!
Classes will take a look at the ways they identify with different animals using various art mediums, such as dough, painting, and other natural elements. It’s a great way to explore social-emotional concepts through art, fun, and animals! Grades: Kindergarten and up

And More!

Often we have the ability to work with teaching artists in other areas but scheduling is dependent on availability. Here are some classes we can offer:

Dance Exploration

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Readers Theater and Storytelling

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Creative Writing

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Ballroom Dancing for Tweens and Teens

This is a great way to maintain literacy skills over the summer and arts inclusion makes it a blast! Grades: Kindergarten and up

More Information

  • Organizations/schools must schedule a minimum number of 6 of the same classes for the same group of children.
  • Most classes are 60 minutes long.
  • Classes can be tailored to camp themes, subject areas, etc.- Please ask!
  • Class sizes are limited depending on the type of art, the support staff available on whether it is in person or online.  Average size is  10 – 15.
  • Classes are based on instructor availability.
  • Appropriateness of an online class will depend on a number of factors and will warrant further conversation.
  • Class fees are based on a variety of factors.     

Please contact Emily Hoag, Community Outreach Coordinator, to ask for a proposal. 216.505.0630

“I worked with a kindergartener who had a lot of tantrums: crying, crawling on the floor, anger, shutting down. One day there were few students in the class and we had the chance to work one on one for a while; She was like a different kid. We painted together (collaboratively, and then separately side by side). She mixed colors, had control over her environment, and enjoyed the session. She asked for more paper and paint so she could keep going, which of course I obliged. She was proud of her new colors and the visual story she created, and wanted to show others. This student was happy when the other children and staff gave her attention and praise.” -BSMA Visual Arts Instructor
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