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by Mary Ann Kelley

Indiana Homeschool Arts & Sports Opportunities

Homeschool Arts Opportunities in Indiana

Bloomington Playwrights Project Education CampsBloomington

Music and Drama camps for kids

Mr.C's Music LessonsBloomington

Mr.C teaches beginning music students on many different instruments. Lessons are available for private and group and at home or at studio. Mr.C is a licensed and experienced K-12 instrumental and general music teacher in Bloomington, Indiana. His current students include public school and home school students from 1st grade through high school.

Ms. Caroline Piano and Music TheoryCarmel

Ms. Caroline has a Doctoral degree in Music Composition and theory and is a professional pianist. She is offering piano lessons and music theory lessons to homeschoolers in any ages. Please contact her for more information.

School of Rock CarmelCarmel

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Students prepare to perform live on stage. Areas of instruction range from guitar lessons to bass, vocals, keys and drums lessons. Also offers summer camps, monthly events, workshops, clinics, guest professors and additional performance opportunities through the local House Band and national All Stars programs. Location: 626 S. Range Line Road. Carmel, Indiana 46032

Performance-based music programCarmel

School of Rock offers students of all skill levels age 7-18 a performance-based music curriculum in a fun environment. Weekly private lessons are combined with structured group rehearsals. Students prepare to perform live on stage. Areas of instruction range from guitar lessons to bass, vocals, keys and drums lessons. Also offers summer camps, monthly events, workshops, clinics, guest professors and additional performance opportunities through the local House Band and national All Stars programs. Call to schedule a tour. 317-848-7625. Located at 626 S. Rangeline Rd., Carmel IN 46032.

Mrs. Julie's Violin StudioCarmel

Mrs. Julie has been teaching violin to students as young as 4 years old for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Performance, is a certified Suzuki violin teacher and plays in various groups around Indianapolis. 30 minute private lessons are available weekly. Recitals, group classes and regular nursing home performances are all part of the fun. For more information email

Phil Lashley, guitar instructorCarmel and Noblesville

Phil Lashley is a guitarist in the northern suburbs of Indianapolis and performers a wide variety of musical genres. Mr. Lashley is also a teacher with 25 years experience teaching students of all ages, levels and styles. Phil welcomes students 5 years of age and older, all styles and levels. Students will begin learning basic concepts such as: tuning, playing position, musical symbols, notes in first position, basic chords and strumming and picking. As students progress they will learn: more advanced chords, fingerstyle, scales, improvising, tablature and notes in second position. More advanced skills include: major, minor, pentatonic and chromatic scales, barre chords, travis picking, drop D tuning, movable scales, notes in fifth position, slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, string bends, and chord construction. Students may use acoustic, classical or electric guitars. Recitals are held at different times through out the year. Anyone interested in lessons with Mr. Lashley should contact him via email. Information on fees, lesson times and the private studio policy will be made available. Lesson are at his studio in Carmel, IN. or via Skype.

Simply Music classesCrown Point

Simply Music is a revolutionary, Australian-developed piano and keyboard method that presents a breakthrough in music education. Simply Music sets a new standard in music education, and explores learning piano, playing piano and teaching piano from a completely different perspective. It presents the possibility of a new era in music education, learning and self-expression.

Cortney's Music Studio (Piano and Voice Lessons)Fort Wayne

Mrs. Cortney Robertson has a degree in Music and specializes in voice and piano. She has taught lessons for 9 years. She is offering piano and voice lessons to beginning and intermediate students from age 5 through adult. Students learn on a Kimball Baby Grand Piano in a fun-filled and relaxed environment. Lessons are personalized to each student's needs, and even include a variety of fun games used to teach and reinforce the music and music theory they are learning! Anyone interested in taking lessons should feel free to contact Mrs. Robertson via email: for more information.

Kindermusik of Fort WayneFort Wayne

Kindermusik offers classes for ages 0 through 7 years old. The oldest classes learn all of the music notes in the treble clef while playing with other kids and on many different instruments. They learn to site sing, play a wind instrument, string instrument and keyed instrument. All of this while having fun and not being forced to "practice" thirty minutes a day. The younger children just have fun with instruments, movement and their parents. It would be a wonderful class to take while homeschooling.

Rhythm Rhyme & Party Time LLCHobart

A fine arts studio for kids and adults located in downtown Hobart offering programs, music lessons, and fine arts themed special events.

Christian Youth Theater - IndianapolisIndianapolis

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales and outside contributions.Every session (fall, winter and spring) CYT offers theater arts classes for children as an after-school activity. Each local program conducts three ten-week sessions throughout the school year, teaching drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty theatrical workshops at weekly two-hour classes. Enrolled students have the opportunity to work behind the scenes, or audition and perform on stage in a Broadway-style musical performed for the community.

Bongo Boy Music SchoolIndianapolis

Group Music Classes for homeschool children Starting in September on Tuesday afternoons. Class includes: A progressive rhythmic and melodic curriculum, will be based on the Indiana State Music Standards, and lessons will be developed through the Orff Schulwerk process. This process uses the things children love to do: Sing, Dance and Play. Classes will be divided into 6 week sessions.

Indiana Fine Arts AcademyIndianapolis

The Indiana Fine Arts Academy offers premier music, dance, art, and theater instruction to the community. Students range in age from four years all the way to senior adults. Providing a wholesome Christian environment where students can develop their skills, increase their knowledge in the fine arts, and apply them through personal expression, recitals, and performance opportunities.

Piano LessonsIndianapolis-Carmel

Providing piano lessons to homeschoolers in the Hamilton and Marion county areas for the past 10 years. Offering lessons to beginning and intermediate students from age 4-adult at an in-home studio near 116th and Keystone. Students learn on a Kawai Grand Piano in a fun-filled environment. Piano and keyboard lessons are personalized to each student's needs. Lessons include learning to read music, music theory, technique and optional composition. Curriculum includes classical, Broadway, Christian Contemporary, pop, jazz, and Disney. Composers are also studied during the lessons. Students learn in a very patient, relaxed atmosphere as they progress at their own pace. The ultimate goal is to have each student develop a love and appreciation for music for the rest of their life. Students have optional recitals and competitions available to them.

Harp and Piano LessonsSouth Bend

Individualized instruction in piano and harp for students ages four and up. Rental harps are available. There are opportunities for performances, exams, and contests.

Speech and Debate USAStatewide

Speech and Debate USA is a national, student-led NCFCA club that prepares its members for NCFCA competition. Although regular meetings are held on-line, minimizing travel time and maximizing resources through a broad membership base, the club strives to connect locals. To meet local needs, Speech and Debate USA has regional and state leaders and coordinates in-person practice speech and debate sessions.

Original Music LessonsWhiting, Hammond, Highland, Munster, Schererville and Crown Point

We send professional, background checked, well trained music teachers to homes in the northwest Indiana area. We offer lessons in piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, singing, flute, and music composition.

Homeschool Sports Opportunities in Indiana

Tiger Tennis Home School Tennis Carmel

Spring Tennis practices are March 25th through May 8th on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Practice, drills, lessons, games, strategy training, forehand, backhand, volley, and serving instructions. Beginners also learn how to keep score, play the game,proper tennis strokes, and where to stand. Advanced players will master placement, spin, drop shots,net play, and serving.

Midwest Training Ice center Dyer

Largest State of the Art Training facility for Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Trampoline & Tumbling in the region. Offering 1-hour weekly classes in Gymnastics, Trampoline and Tumbling during the week days to home school students. Call to arrange class times. 219.558.8811

Noblesville Athletic Club Noblesville

Noblesville Athletic Club offers a variety of kids programming for homeschool students. Instructors offer youth classes in Zumba, Hip Hop, NAC Ninja Warrior, Crazy Cardio, Super Sports, Racquetball and Wallyball. Instructors can teach ages 2 1/2 and up. Offering a 4 week monthly session of homeschool classes, one class per week, for $35. Each session will have a different theme so the kids experience different forms of fun and fitness. Also offering adult classes for our homeschool tweens/teens ages 12 and up. Email with questions or to schedule a class or event.

Michiana Figure Skating Club South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart and surrounding areas.

Providing figure skating instruction, family fitness, and fun for everyone.

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