Mid-City Workshop

The Mid-City Workshop under the direction of Mr. Stephen Foster, BA, 30-year veteran music educator and founder; Mrs. Joycelyn Foster, M.Ed., assistant director; 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.

To take a look at our photo album click here. To apply, submit application form location at bottom of page.

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.



Kwame H. Foster plays the flute on lecture tour.
We welcome our children with physical and mental challenges.



"The Mid-City Jazz Ramblers Our Ambassador" Brass Band

 

Activities and Performance Schedule

  • Special Celebrity Guest Lecture-Demonstration Series
  • Louisiana Children's Museum performance
  • Several tours and field trips
  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival performance
  • Annual Recital/Awards Banquet
  • Production of our one-hour television special
  • And many more activities and performance

 


Mid-City Workshop Choir at Jazz Fest




First-place entry in Walk for the Hungry banner Contest 2000
created by Mid-City Workshop Arts and Crafts Department

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.

Register Now!

(by appointment only)

AT
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

Consent Form and Liability Waiver

Child's Name
Child's Age
Parent/Guardian' Name
Address
City
State
Zip Code
Date
T-shirt Size
Home Phone Number
Work Number
Cell Phone
Fax Number
Beeper Number
E-mail Address

In Case of Emergency, please contact the alternate below:
Name
Relationship to Child
Telephone Number


I hereby give my permission for my child/guardian to attend the workshop, which shall begin on Saturday September 10, 2005 and ending in May 2006.

Furthermore, I understand that Grace Church School will be the weekly site of the arts program. I waive all liability against Grace Church or School, the sponsors/underwriters, faculty, staff or volunteers in any way associated with the Mid-City Music, Dance & Drama, Arts & Crafts Workshop. It is my obligation to provide or arranger for safe and punctual transportation for my child to and from the program; I assume liability for same.

I expect the Mid-City Music, Dance & Drama, Arts & Crafts Workshop to provide a positive and rewarding learning experience for my child and am in support of the program's goals. I also understand that the $75 application fee and all monthly advance fees $75.00 (per one child), $70.00 (per two children), and $65.00 (per 3 children or more)or $180.00 every 3 months per child if paid per 3 months in advance - total program is nine(9) months . All fees are Nonrefundable. I have read the above and am in agreement with the stated terms and conditions.

Parent/Guardian



By appointment only

Office of the Mid-City Workshop
3314 Conti Street, 1st Floor
New Orleans, LA. 70119

Phone (504) 821-8885
Fax (504) 821- 8896
Ask for Stephen or Joycelyn Foster

 

 

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