Youth Classes

Osceola Arts Youth Classes are where aspiring young artists get their start and come to shine! Join inspiring & highly experienced instructors in one of our numerous youth classes. Disciplines range from visual and performing arts. There are phenomenal classes to explore which allow creativity to flow through inclusive, fun, exciting, programming geared toward the young student. Families are wowed with spectacular shows, exhibitions, and performances to showcase all the hard work and creative growth students have put into their experience.

 

Osceola Arts welcomes kids from all over and require no experience for enrollment into any of the classes. Programs are offered for ages 3-17 and have several options for length of programs, classes, workshops, and camps. Choose from a number of journeys into your imagination and come create with us!

“Listen to the MUSTN’TS child,

Listen to the DON’TS

Listen to the SHOULDN’TS

The IMPOSSIBLE the WON’TS

Listen to the NEVER HAVES

Then listen close to me-

Anything can happen, child,

ANYTHING can be.

 

Shel Silverstein

Instructors

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Alvin Codner

Drawing/Painting 

Alvin (AC) Codner is a former Osceola County and current Polk County School District Art Teacher. AC has been creating art for 15 years, with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts with a concentration in Studio Art. AC’s art classes will learn various techniques to cultivate cunning and intriguing artwork. In the coolest art classes in Kissimmee, participants in AC's workshops will learn how to use various mediums and art skills such as drawing, painting,charcoal drawings, fine point markers, color pencils, oil pastels, crayons, and more.

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Carolyn Davis

Pottery

Carolyn has been in Florida for 20 years and has enjoyed being an artist in the area.  She was first introduced to clay while studying printmaking at the University of Central Florida.  In 2008, Carolyn completed her Bachelor in Fine Arts with a specialization in ceramics.  Now working out of her studio in Saint Clout, Florida, Carolyn has been exhibiting her work in state and national exhibitions in art fairs throughout the state.  Davis has received numerous awards for her ceramics and prints and her work can be found in both public and private collections.  Carolyn is thrilled to teach ceramic classes and visual arts summer camps Osceola Arts. 

Claudia Fain

Theater Performance 

Claudia Fain is tickled pink to be teaching at Osceola Arts! Being a military brat, Claudia has traveled and lived in many places. She holds a music theatre degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. Claudia’s next goal is to be the female version of Mr. Rogers, so teaching kids theatre has always been a huge passion of hers! "You can think about things and make-believe. All you have to do is think and they'll grow."-Mr. Rogers

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Ida Jewell

Painting/Drawing/Mixed Media 

Ida received her Bachelor's in Art Education and a minor in Art Therapy from Buffalo State, The State University of New York (S.U.N.Y.). She has taught in community art centers all over for over 20 years. Her philosophy of "Keeping the Arts Alive" is key in her own life as well as inspiring her students to experience the joy of creating every day.  With inspirational journeys traveling to France and Italy, she shares the history and techniques of some of their most famous artists. Offering a wide variety of materials, she allows her students to explore and to develop their own creative abilities cultivating their own journey through the arts.

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Rechel Nganga

Orchestra

Rechel Nganga has been playing violin for 40 years. She received her Bachelors in Music from Ball State University. Though she specializes in violin performance she also plays cello, viola, piano, and loves to sing! Rechel has been teaching orchestral music for over 20 years and is proud to be one of the founding teachers of the Osceola Arts Youth Orchestra. 

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Mark Roberts

 Orchestra

Mark Roberts just finished his 35th year of teaching in public schools.  Currently, and since 2011, he is an itinerant string instrument instructor for the School District of Osceola County.  He teaches orchestra at Parkway Middle school and beginning strings at several of the elementary schools in the district. In 1990, he graduated from Indiana State University with a Masters Degree in music education. Mr. Roberts served in the 38th Infantry Division National Guard Band from Indianapolis, Indiana. His years in the military were very fulfilling and he is proud to have served his country as a musician. He currently is a member of the Bach Festival Chorus of Winter Park, where he sings baritone and enjoys performing the choral masterworks. Since moving to Florida in 2011, Mark has thoroughly enjoyed working with the string program at Osceola Arts and with his colleague Mrs. Rechel Nganga.

Upcoming Events

Acting: Techniques for Teens
Osceola Arts
Youth Art Class (Session 3)
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kids N Clay
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Imagination Artworks!-Visual Arts Class 6-10
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Imagination Artworks!-Visual Arts Class 11-17
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Matilda-Performance Class
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Romayo & Julie-Performance Class
2411 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
 

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