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The Mid-City Workshop under the direction of Mr. Stephen Foster, BA, 30-year In addition to providing young aspiring musicians an in-depth study veteran music educator and founder; Mrs. Joycelyn Foster, M.Ed., assistant opportunity in the area of Jazz, the Mid-City Jazz Study Ensemble competes Register Now! director and former Education Director of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra; and Kwame H. Foster, President and Cofounder of the Huntington Hope and Faith Foundation and former Jerry Lewis MDA poster child; a highly qualified board of directors; and five staff specialists in each area of the arts are committed to providing the best education possible for your child.

Our Classes Include:

* Dance

* Drum Clinics

* Drama

* Drill Team

* Arts and Crafts

* Culinary (Cooking Class)

* Music Appreciation

* Private Lessons (Vocal & Instrumental also available)

* Beginning Instrumental Music

* Summer Camp (June through August)

* Advanced Instrumental Music

* Choir

* Jazz Studies Program

Students are encouraged to participate in all classes to insure well-rounded results in the arts, but it is not mandatory.

The Foster family - Stephen, Kwame, and Joycelyn

Activities and Performance Schedule

  • Special Celebrity Guest Lecture - Demonstration Series
  • Several tours and field trips
  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival performance
  • Drum Line & Dance team parade performances
  • Annual Recital/Awards Banquet
  • Production of our one hour television special
  • And many more activities and performances

In addition to providing young aspiring musicians an in-depth study opportunity in the area of Jazz, the Mid-City Jazz Study Ensemble competes annually in the Essentially Ellington Competition of Jazz at the Lincoln Center in New York and has performed annually at the New Orleans Jazz Fest and made several television appearance including the Channel 4 - "Our Generation Show" hosted by Sally Ann Roberts.

Mid-City Workshop "Student of the Year 2003" Keisha Slaughter

Our students enjoy learning the art of cooking.

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(by appointment only)

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Office of the Mid-City Workshop
3314 Conti Street, 1st Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119
CALL
(504) 821-8885 FAX (504) 821-8896
Ask for Stephen or Joycelyn Foster
E-mail: khunti1979@aol.com

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