Central Florida Vocal Arts

Central Florida Vocal Arts

Central Florida Vocal Arts is a non-profit music advocacy organization, dedicated to providing the highest quality training to young artists, while also providing performance opportunities to currently emerging artists of all ages. We are creating a continuing life cycle for the vocal arts in

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Bridging the Music Education Gap - Group Classes


Program description

Central Florida Vocal Arts will provide weekly group music lessons for promising students with goal of uplifting these students to higher level music education opportunities, including Solo & Ensemble, All County and All State.  These students will be selected by their music teachers and fill out a brief application proving financial need and future aspirations.  A special emphasis will be


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes
Artistic Discipline: Music
Subject: Fine Arts: Music
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Begins September 1, 2020 and extends through the end of the 2020/21 school year.

Available times:

Immediately after school on a day of the music teacher’s preference.

Length of program: 60 minutes / session
Space / technical requirements:

A classroom with piano, white or chalk board and seating for 20 students.


In school

Fees / Ticketing:

$80 per week per school ($4.00 per student per week), total of 14 classes per semester for 2 semesters. $2240 for the school year.

Supporting Materials

Bridging the Music Education Gap Group Classes Lesson Plan



Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes


Scott Evans, OCPS Arts Administrator, Scott.Evans@ocps.net

Rebecca Hammac, OCPS Teacher – Piedmont Lakes Middle School, Rebecca.Hammac@ocps.net

Aaron Penfield, OCPS Teacher – Howard Middle School, Aaron.Penfield@ocps.net

Isiah Maxey, OCPS Teacher – Dr. Phillips High School, Isiah.Maxey@ocps.net

Chrissa Rehm, OCPS Teacher – Brookshire Elementary School, Chrissa.Rehm@ocps.net

Cancellation Policy

Individual class cancellations must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance.  Full program cancellation must be made in writing to the Executive Director with a minimum 30 days notice.

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