Destin School of the Arts

Destin School of the Arts is committed to providing a safe, enthusiastic, and inspirational learning environment for student artists of all ages striving to hone their talents and enhance the beauty of God’s greatest masterpiece. With our Production Team of artists, musicians, and performers, we operate on the belief that the ARTS are for EVERYONE and strive to provide a variety of unique ways for students of all ages to express themselves in a creative space that generously allows for their gifts to show through. Sign up for our Art Matters NewsletterIn fact, check out our latest Art Matters Newsletter for the upcoming classes and schedule for the 2019 - 2020 school year!

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 Current Curriculum:

Private Lessons currently offered:
Guitar (Acoustic or Electric)
Bass Guitar
Percussion (Drums)
Recording Arts
Theatre Arts

Current Group Classes/Programs: ( Registration Form & Fee Schedule)

Arts Enrichment
- Pre K Arts Enrichment - 3-5 years old
- Elementary Arts Enrichment - K - 4th Grade
- Exceptional Needs

- Ballet - Pre-K through High School
- Tap - Pre-K through Adult
- Hip Hop - Pre-K
*Class attire can be ordered through DSOTA upon registration.
*Established dress code received at registration will be strictly enforced 

Fresh Foodies
- Available for private group lessons (parties of 6+) by appointment.

Outreach Programs and Classes*NOTE - there is NO FEE for participation in DSOTA's Outreach Programs and Classes

*Worship Arts 
Children (Wednesday's 5:15pm - 6pm)
    - SonShine Singers - K - 2nd Grade
    - Local Vocals - 3rd - 5th Grade
   - Youth Choir - (Wednesday's 4:15pm - 5pm)
   - Praise Dance Team (Schedule Varies)
   - Songwriting Sessions (Thursday's 12:15pm - 1pm bi-weekly)
   - Praise Music (Vocal & Instrumental Mentoring by Appointment) 

*Arts-World Project - Destin School of the Arts in partnership with The Hemel-en-Aarde Preschool (Hermanus, South Africa)
   - This Arts & Culture exchange program is currently available to VPK students at Jacob's Ladder Preschool

*B.E. Inspired - Destin School of the Arts in partnership with Beyond Expectations, Inc. (Fort Walton Beach, FL)
   - This Arts Enrichment Program is currently available to exceptional needs students attending Beyond Expectations, Inc.

*DSOTA Players & Exceptional Arts Scholarships
   - This scholarship program is currently available to students of all ages facing emotional, financial, or circumstantial hardships which would prevent them from receiving the benefit of an arts education at Destin School of the Arts. Please contact Director Keri Klaus for information on how to apply for a DSOTA Players or Exceptional Arts scholarship.

Private Lessons at Destin School of the Arts
Private instruction is available at Destin School of the Arts for students of ALL AGES. Whether you are a parent looking to enroll your child in music, theatre, or vocal lessons OR if you are an adult looking to expand your creativity by learning a new skill or brushing up on a familiar one, we have an instructor ready to guide you along the way!
Pricing per private student:
30 minute private session - $25
1 hour private session - $40
*Tuition payments are collected between the 1st - the 5th for the upcoming month of lessons. Any tuition payments received after the 5th of the month will have a $15 late fee attached unless an alternate payment plan has been previously arranged with DSOTA Director, Keri Klaus.

For more information about enrolling in private instruction, please contact DSOTA at 850-837-2021 ext 236 or email DSOTA Director, Keri Klaus. For more information on any of our current classes, or to sign up for our newsletter that will update you on upcoming classes and events, please email our Director, Keri Klaus.



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