Introducing AdvancED: Arts Education for the Golden Years

  Spectrum Introduces New Program for Seniors Seeking Arts Education Studies have shown that engaging in musical activities has the power to increase memory retention rates, heighten processing speed performance, and improve quality of life in senior citizens. AdvancED is a series of engaging educational classes and experiences designed specifically for active seniors. Each class [...]

Taking Care of ME

In my recent travels to Ocean City, Maryland for the Mid-Atlantic region?s Music Therapy conference through the American Music Therapy Association, I had a dialogue with my colleagues about meaningful hobbies and leisure activities that we engage in during our ?free time? (?what?s that?!). For some people, these hobbies, self-care activities, or ?me time,? [as [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:28+00:00 April 14th, 2015|DIY Creative Discovery|1 Comment

6 Ways to Foster Your Child’s Musical Growth

Being a thriving creative arts center, we have hundreds of students walking through our doors to attend music lessons. For 30 to 60 minutes each week, students work with their teachers to explore new musical concepts and techniques with the goal of growing as musicians and creative thinkers. However, as valuable as those weekly?lessons are, [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:28+00:00 April 9th, 2015|DIY Creative Discovery, Music|0 Comments

DIY Creative Discovery: Jingle Bells

Here at Spectrum we seek to foster a love for, and?participation in, the arts that extends far beyond our walls and becomes a meaningful lifelong passion. ?With our monthly?DIY Creative Discovery Series, the Spectrum Team will?share fun new ways for families in the?Spectrum Community to find their artistic voices and?get creative together at home, too! [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:29+00:00 December 20th, 2014|DIY Creative Discovery|0 Comments

DIY Creative Discovery: Backyard Leaf Drum!

Here at Spectrum we seek to foster a love for, and?participation in, the arts that extends far beyond our walls and becomes a meaningful lifelong passion. ?With our monthly?DIY Creative Discovery Series, the Spectrum Team will?share fun new ways for families in the?Spectrum Community to find their artistic voices and?get creative together at home, too! [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:29+00:00 October 30th, 2014|DIY Creative Discovery, Music|0 Comments

DIY Creative Discovery: Create Your Own Monster

As the summer comes to an end and the start of school is on the horizon emotions may be running high. Take some time to help your child relax and even express themselves through an art activity ? by creating monsters. Create yourself as a monster. You?ll need glue, construction paper, scissors, and odds and [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:30+00:00 August 11th, 2014|DIY Creative Discovery|0 Comments

DIY Creative Discovery: A Song for Slowing Down

Ah, summer... Most of us think of summer as the time to kick back and relax! However, for many parents, summer can be anything but relaxing! Travel, summer camps, appointments, and vacations often leave parents (and kiddos!) feeling busier than ever! I recently wrote this song "Slow It Down" to help some of my students [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:31+00:00 July 14th, 2014|DIY Creative Discovery, Music Therapy, Video|0 Comments

DIY Creative Discovery: Slime!

Introducing a brand new series on the Spectrum Blog - DIY Creative Discovery! ?School is out, so we?ve cooked up a bunch of ways for your whole family to get creative together at home, just in time for summer vacation!? Once a month we?ll share a different music and art activity from a member of [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:31+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Art, DIY Creative Discovery|0 Comments
2015 Fall Catalog
  Check out our brand new Fall catalog for a complete listing of our classes and programs for kids, teens, and adults. Register is open until Labor Day!