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Required Form for all Classes

All parents must fill out this form in order to complete enrollment with the Riverside Arts Academy. Students will not be able to participate in classes until this form is completed. Thank you for your cooperation.

New Students

RAA Introduction to Songwriting & Recording (Summer)

Students will learn the basics of digital music production and multimedia with an emphasis on original songwriting. Students will learn the fundamentals of writing original music, recording with instruments and microphones, using software to edit music, and more. No prior music experience required and open to new students.

Ages: 12-17

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RAA Music Discovery Class (Summer)

Students new to the Riverside Arts Academy music program are invited to enroll in this two-week musical journey designed for excitement and inspiration including music, fun, games, food and special guest performances! Students will receive introductory instruction for instruments offered through Riverside Arts Academy which include Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, and Percussion. Come join us to make music with the incredible RAA teachers!

Ages: 7-12

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RAA @ Cesar Chavez Band

Band classes have three levels based on ability: Premier (Beginning elementary students), Concert (Intermediate Elementary/Middle School students), Honors (Advanced Middle/High School students). Students will be assigned to a class upon completing registration.

Grades: 5-12
Instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion

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RAA @ Cesar Chavez Strings

String classes have three levels based on ability: Premier (Beginning elementary students), Concert (Intermediate Elementary/Middle School students), Honors (Advanced Middle/High School students). Students will be assigned to a class upon completing registration.

Grades: 3-12
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello

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RAA @ Cesar Chavez Choir

Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Grades 1-8
No audition required

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Riverside Children’s Choir

Grades: 3-12;
Class time: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 pm
Instruments: Voice
“AUDITION REQUIRED”

Please send a video recording (video-phone recording is accepted) of your student to determine if he/she can sing on pitch. It can be any simple song, like the "Happy Birthday" song.

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Riverside Youth Orchestra

Grades: 5-12
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium, Percussion
“AUDITION REQUIRED”

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RAA Percussion Ensemble

Grades: 5th - 12th
Instruments: Percussion including but not limited to: Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Bucket Drums, and more.

Registration Closed

Returning Students

RAA Summer Music Program

Returning Riverside Arts Academy students are enrolled in twice weekly group instruction. Students previously enrolled in RAA @ Cesar Chavez, RAA @ CBU, or RAA After School classes can register for the Summer Session. Summer Session Ensembles include: Premier Concert and Honor Strings, Premier, Concert, and Honor Band, Children's Choir, Mariachi, Percussion, and Riverside Youth Orchestra.

Grades: 3-12
Instruments: Various

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RAA @ Cesar Chavez Band

Band classes have three levels based on ability: Premier (Beginning elementary students), Concert (Intermediate Elementary/Middle School students), Honors (Advanced Middle/High School students). Students will be assigned to a class upon completing registration.

Grades: 5-12
Instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion

Registration Closed

RAA @ Cesar Chavez Strings

String classes have three levels based on ability: Premier (Beginning elementary students), Concert (Intermediate Elementary/Middle School students), Honors (Advanced Middle/High School students). Students will be assigned to a class upon completing registration.

Grades: 3-12
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello

Registration Closed

RAA @ Cesar Chavez Choir

Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Grades 1-8
“AUDITION REQUIRED”

Registration Closed

Riverside Children’s Choir

Grades: 3-12
Class time: Tuesdays from 4 to 6 pm
Instruments: Voice
“AUDITION REQUIRED”
Please send a video recording (video-phone recording is accepted) of your student to determine if he/she can sing on pitch. It can be any simple song, like the "Happy Birthday" song.

Registration Closed

Riverside Youth Orchestra

Grades: 5-12;
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium, Percussion
“AUDITION REQUIRED”

Registration Closed

RAA Percussion Ensemble

Grades: 5th - 12th
Instruments: Percussion including but not limited to: Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Bucket Drums, and more.

Registration Closed

Mariachi Juvenil de Riverside

Instruments: Violin, Trumpet, Guitar, Vihuela, Guitarron, Harp

Registration Closed

Saturday Mariachi Ensemble

Instruments: Violin, Trumpet, Guitar, Vihuela, Guitarron, Harp

Registration Closed