Saturday Music & Dance Classes (Ages 2.5 – 17)

Школа музыки и танца «Тиква»
Classes are taught in Russian.

Saturdays, September 8, 2018 – June 15, 2019

Tikvah Saturday music and dance classes teach children a variety of creative arts, helping them to develop as individuals through exploration and self-expression. Each week culminates in a Shabbat celebration and each school semester culminates in a performance attended by friends and family.

Music: Children learn melody, pitch and rhythm while building a repertoire of joyful songs. They develop listening techniques and explore different musical styles. Depending on age, students participate in recitals or mini theatrical productions. Children ages 12 to 17 study music appreciation, take voice lessons and practice performing.

Dance: Children receive instruction in movement, elementary ballet, rhythmic structure and dance appreciation. Classes include warm-up and floor movement with an emphasis on technique, creativity, style and self-expression. Children ages 12 to 17 practice ballroom, contemporary, folk and hip-hop.

Arts and Crafts: Children explore their creativity through a variety of projects related to Jewish, American and Russian holidays and themes, learning composition and basic color theory and design. Arts & crafts lessons and projects are part of the Art Shabbat.

Shabbat: Children learn about Jewish tradition and culture through song, stories, blessings and discussion.

Tikvah begins September 8, 2018. Please choose the appropriate age group for your child, fill out the contract and turn it in via email, fax or in-person. Contact 415.292.1239 or ynemirovskaya@jccsf.org for more information.

Families may choose to pay the annual fee in 9 monthly installments.
Materials fee may be paid in 2 installments, split between time of registration and again in January.


ADOM (Red)
2 – 3 years
Children spend 1/2 hour focusing on music , 1/2 hour dancing (movement). The day concludes with Art and Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack
Saturdays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Annual Fee: $1530
Materials Fee: $130

TAPUZ (Orange)
3 – 4 years
Children spend one hour focusing on music and one hour dancing (movement and ballet). The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – Noon
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

KESEF (Silver)
4 – 5 years
Children spend one hour focusing on music and one hour dancing (movement and ballet). The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – Noon
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

ZAHAV (Gold)
5 – 6.5 years
Children spend one hour focusing on music and one hour dancing (movement and ballet). The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – Noon
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

LAVAN (White)
6.5 – 8 years
Children spend one hour focusing on music and one hour dancing (movement and ballet). The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – Noon
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

KAHOL (Blue)
9 – 10.5 years
Children spend one hour focusing on music and one hour dancing (movement and ballet). The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – Noon
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

YAROK (Green)
11 – 13 years
Children progress in music and dance, beginning to learn hip-hop, contemporary and ballroom dance. The day concludes with Art Shabbat. Children create arts & crafts projects, followed by a celebration of Shabbat with song, stories and snack.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130

SAGOL (Purple)
13 – 17 years
Children focus on singing and choir. Dance includes hip-hop, ballroom and contemporary styles.
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Annual Fee: $2160
Materials Fee: $130