Callanwolde Fine Arts Center offers classes for all ages in the following categories:

Callanwolde’s Rick Baker School of Music and Music Recording:

Music Program: All styles, all ages, all levels

Private and group lessons in piano, voice, and guitar, bass, strings (violin, viola, cello), woodwinds, brass, preschool, Kindermusik, songwriting and improvisation

*Certificate Program, Performance Opportunities, and/or A la carte enrollment available

Music Recording: The Phil Tan Certificate of Recording Program

Basics and Fundamentals; Recording; Mixing and Mastering; Avid Pro Tools; Apple Logic Pro; Abelton Live; Music Technology

*Certificate Program or A la carte enrollment available

Callanwolde School of Visual Arts:

Visual Arts:

Painting and Drawing; Photography; Jewelry Making and Metalsmithing; Textiles; Pottery

*Portfolio Program or A la carte enrollment available

Callanwolde School of Literary Arts:

Fiction Writing; Poetry Writing; Memoir Writing

*Portfolio Program or A la carte enrollment available.

Callanwolde School of Dance: 

Dance Program:

Ballet and Jazz

Callanwolde Dance Company (taught by degreed instructors)

*Certificate Program, Performance Opportunities, and/or A la carte enrollment available.

Modern and Contemporary Dance: 

West African Dance; Irish, Tap, Creative Movement; Modern I – V;

Prime Movers (taught by degreed instructors)

*Certificate Program, Performance Opportunities, and/or A la carte enrollment available

Callanwolde School of Yoga and Fitness:

Yoga for Life: For Absolute Beginners; Yoga for Life: Extended Session; Tai Chi: Beginning and Continuing

Portfolio and Skill Building Classes for Teens: 

Poetry and Spoken Word; Photography; Music; Painting/Drawing; Book Arts; Jewelry Making and Metalsmithing; Modern Dance.

Callanwolde School of Horticulture and Culinary Arts: 

Starting Vegetables from Seed; Ikebana and Flower Arranging; Terrariums; Container Gardening; Water Conservation; Fermented Foods; Edible Plants; Bee Keeping.

Callanwolde has partnered with The GreenHouse Foundation and Captain Planet Foundation as an instruction location for students in need and a learning facility for teachers.

Summer Camp: 

Teen Camps; Visual Arts, Music, Drama & Dance; Half-Day Camps; Before and After Camps

Registration Procedures

Arts Education Office Hours: Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday 9am-5pm

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that no student’s space will be held without full payment of all class fees. Registrations mailed in early will not be processed until the first day of registration. Registrations are accepted up to the first day of each class if space is available; however, we ask that you register one week before class begins to aid in planning decisions. Credit card payments are automatically deposited and cannot be used to hold a space until cash or check payments are delivered.

Please read our policies before you enroll.






Meet our world renowned faculty! Callanwolde employs instructors who are prominent in their field. We strive to provide the best education experience for every student.

Scholarship Assistance

Callanwolde offers Scholarship Assistance to anyone who is a Callanwolde Member and over the age of 5. For more information click here.

Arts Education Department’s Core Values

  • Quality Education: Focus on high quality, traditional, fine arts education that emphasizes a hands-on experience in a unique learning environment
  • Creative & Fun Environment: Creative/Fun outlet for the pursuit of individual growth and fulfillment
  • Community Driven: Provide flexible schedules, accessible and relevant classes, and affordable value to the customers
  • Pursuit of Excellence: The finest teachers and staff that demonstrate a collaborative atmosphere with mutual respect and a commitment to Callanwolde
  • Passionate about Communication: Open communication to our community, customers, and to one another
  • Portfolio and Certificate programs available in Dance, Music, Music Recording, Painting, Photography, and Pottery
  • Performance opportunities available for the performing arts students

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