WORKSHOPS

For options of workshops we offer at Excite, read on!

To see what workshops are coming up soon, head over to our bookings page here.

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WORKSHOPS

MUSIC WORKSHOPS 

Rhythm & Minds PD Workshop for Teachers

Presented by Celia Williamson, Director of Excite and Orff Specialist Teacher

"Brain stem neurons have been shown to fire synchronously with tempo leading to theories that music may modulate a range of brain stem mediated areas, such as our heartbeat rate & blood pressure levels....(Chanda & Levitin, 2013)

 

Orff Schulwerk is a playful way to teach music where movement, singing and playing become a unity. Spend the day learning creative ways to engage children through a variety of activities and music instruments including rhythm fun, science of sound, creating around a topic, make simple instruments.

 

Course includes a book of covered materials and resources, a certificate upon

completion.

 

Morning tea, hot and cold drinks provided. All music instruments provided for the day.

$100

Beginner Ukulele Courses

Options for 4 weeks, 8 weeks and 10 weeks

For Adults wanting to learn the ukulele from the beginning. Covers strums, basic chords, a repertoire of songs, singing and playing at the same time!  Make new friends, have fun together - includes a take home book. For those wanting to continue at the completion of these workshops, join our practice nights, or a Ukulele group!

Price Varies

Beginner Ukulele for E.C.E. and Jr. Primary Teachers

For Teachers wanting to learn the ukulele from the beginning. Covers strums, basic chords, a repertoire of songs to sing with children, singing and playing at the same time, and ways to make it fun! You will also receive a book of chords and songs to take home.

​Part 2 is now available available for Teachers wanting to build on their Ukulele skills. Covers more in-depth strums, chords, and songs.

$25

Beginner Ukulele for Primary Teachers

For Teachers wanting to learn the ukulele from the beginning. Covers strums, basic chords, a repertoire of songs to sing with children, singing and playing at the same time, and ways to make it fun! You will also receive a book of chords and songs to take home.

Part 2 is now available available for Teachers wanting to build on their Ukulele skills. Covers more in-depth strums, chords, and songs.

$25

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ART WORKSHOPS 

Parent / Child Date Night

A fun opportunity to create artwork and memories together!

 

Preschool (children aged 3 - 5) - one session per school holidays , 6.00pm - 7.00pm

General (children aged 6 - 12) - last Friday of the month and/or the following Friday​​, 7.00pm - 8.00pm

2 children per parent opportunities may be available for general classes (never preschool) but please enquire first.

$24 per parent/child pair

Art P.D. Workshop for Primary Teachers

Teaching children to draw + Creating lessons from literature

If you don't consider yourself an artist, teaching children how to draw can be a daunting task... But we can teach you how!

In this six hour course you will learn the different types of drawing, when to use each type with each age level, and how to create your own drawing lessons from literature. We will also cover different types of mediums, how to determine project suitability, and other tips to get the best results from your students.

This course is an entirely hands on experience, using materials that are commonly found in all schools. Each attendee will receive a workbook with all the covered notes, lesson plans and resources to take back to their school. They will also receive a professional development certificate at the completion of the course.

$120

Adult Art Workshops

One-off, fun workshops just for adults, suitable for beginners but also great for the more advanced.

Price includes most materials, however a canvas can be purchased for an additional $10 on the night.

Alternatively, try our Adult Art courses!

$25

Art Courses

14+ to adults

Various art courses. Current courses include:

Beginner Watercolours - 2 hour sessions over 5 weeks

Beginner Portrait Drawing - 1 hour sessions over 8 weeks

Beginner Figure Drawing - 1 hour sessions over 8 weeks

All course materials included in costs

Various

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RECEPTION HOURS:

 

Mon - Thurs: 3.00pm - 6.00pm

Fri - Sat: 9.00am - 2.00pm

​Sunday: Closed

To find us follow the directions below:

- Follow the main signs to Wintec

- Turn LEFT into Akoranga Road at first roundabout

- Turn LEFT into Gilchrist Street at the second roundabout

- Drive past Wintec Carpark on right

- Turn RIGHT in open gate where big signage is

    and follow the green arrows

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