Tag: Flagstaff Arts Council

Spring Break Camp

| February 18, 2018
Spring Break Camp

The Spring Break Circus Camp is a fun and creative program where children and youth of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential.

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Youth Art Exhibition

| February 9, 2018
Youth Art Exhibition

The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area.

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Youth Art Exhibition

| February 4, 2018
Youth Art Exhibition

The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area.

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Spring Break Camp

| February 4, 2018
Spring Break Camp

The Spring Break Circus Camp is a fun and creative program where children and youth of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential.

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Youth Art Exhibition

| January 28, 2018
Youth Art Exhibition

The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area.

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FunTown Summer Circus Camp

| July 8, 2017
FunTown Summer Circus Camp

FunTown Summer Circus Camp for Kids is a fun, funky, creative and energetic summer program in Flagstaff! Children and youth (ages 7-13) of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential through learning circus skills such as stilt walking, acro balance, tumbling, clowning, aerial dance and trapeze, juggling and more! This years camp will also feature special guests from the Friends of the Rio De Flag to do some education about conservation of the Rio de Flag!

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FunTown Summer Circus Camp

| June 11, 2017
FunTown Summer Circus Camp

FunTown Summer Circus Camp for Kids is a fun, funky, creative and energetic summer program in Flagstaff! Children and youth (ages 7-13) of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential through learning circus skills such as stilt walking, acro balance, tumbling, clowning, aerial dance and trapeze, juggling and more! This years camp will also feature special guests from the Friends of the Rio De Flag to do some education about conservation of the Rio de Flag!

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Educator Highlight: Betsy Hamill — Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA)

| March 15, 2017
Educator Highlight: Betsy Hamill — Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA)

Betsy Hamill is a dynamic teacher of African dance and world music here in Flagstaff, Arizona. Hamill’s background includes extensive musical training from Carnegie Mellon University, where her focus was on the French Horn, and the California institute of the Arts where she received a BFA in World Music with a focus on Ewe Drumming and Dance from Ghana. …

For the past 6 years Betsy Hamill has served as Co-Director at the Center for Indigenous Music along with her husband Chad. She also teaches multiple music and dance classes at the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA). She has established the FALA World Music Ensemble, the FALA Action Band (FAB) and a retro jazzy fun music group called Falunk. Her classes at FALA are so popular that there are waiting lists for students to get in.

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Educator Highlight: Sheila White of Marshall Magnet Elementary School receives 2017 Viola Award for Excellence in Arts Education

| March 8, 2017
Educator Highlight: Sheila White of Marshall Magnet Elementary School receives 2017 Viola Award for Excellence in Arts Education

Sheila White makes her impression on the Flagstaff music community as both an educator and a community musician. She is currently the general music, world drumming, and beginning band instructor at Marshall Magnet Elementary School (MMES). She also plays in the Flagstaff Community Band and works as the Orchestra Manager for Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra (FSO), as well as performing as a member of the clarinet section.

Ms. White’s impact on MMES students goes far beyond the music program. She is the creator of the 2016 Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program at MMES. This school-wide program was developed to define, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered system of support which includes proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create a positive school environment. Additionally, her special education dual certification and dedication to parental involvement makes her an irreplaceable asset at MMES.

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Spring Break Circus Camp

| February 13, 2017
Spring Break Circus Camp

Flagstaff Arts Council and Flagstaff Aerial Arts are pleased to announce The Spring Break Circus Camp taking place March 13- March 17, 2017. The camp will be held at the Coconino Center for the Arts from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. daily with a culminating performance on Friday, March 17.

The Spring Break Circus Camp is a fun and creative program where children and youth of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential. They will learn circus skills such as acro balance, tumbling, clowning, aerial silks, lyra, comedy improv and juggling. Participants will learn empowerment of self and others, character development through our inclusive structure, and how to think creatively.

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