Osceola Arts youth classes are where aspiring young artists get their start and come to shine! 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. 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
Creative Video/Art Studio
Marlon Gonzalez earned his BFA from Parsons, the School for Design in New York in 2005. His accomplishments have been noted in The New York Times and Photo Techniques Magazine. He has worked for Time out New York and YRB Magazine just to name a few. His passion for teaching photography and Cinema has transferred to his students being successful at the local, regional and national level. His pupils have amassed an impressive number of accolades in his short five-year tenure as an art teacher in Florida, including over 58 recognitions in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (as well as congressional honors both in the state and nation’s capitols).
Highly creative Art Teacher with 11+ years of experience delivering visual art education in the areas of drawing, painting, sculpture,. Skilled in integrating a multi-dimensional, engaged students in the creative process, cultivating their talents while deepening their knowledge and understanding of art, design, and art history.
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.
Qiana Lamb is in her 16th year of teaching. A native of North Carolina, she has taught band and orchestra in North Carolina, Tennessee and now Florida. This is Ms. Lamb’s second year as an itinerant Orchestra Director in Osceola County. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from North Carolina Central University and a Master’s of Music from the University of Memphis. In addition to teaching, Ms. Lamb performs with the Hollingsworth Winds on clarinet and the Central Florida Community Arts Symphony Orchestra on viola. In her spare time, she enjoys going to Disney, taking road trips, and discovering new things to do.
Ginny Myers Sain
Ginny Myers Sain is the New York Times bestselling author of Dark & Shallow Lies and Secrets So Deep. She lives in Florida and has spent the past twenty years working closely with teens as a director and acting instructor in a program designed for high school students seriously intent on pursuing a career in the professional theatre. Having grown up in deeply rural America, she is interested in telling stories about resilient kids who come of age in remote settings.
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