DBP's Enrichment Program

Meet our Teachers:

Erika Sunday: Preschool Piano

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Erika Sunday has been playing the piano and guitar since the age of 12. Growing up in a musical family, her dad was an excellent piano teacher and church Minister for 25 years. He taught her all about music, piano, guitar, and worship. Over the past 5 years, she has been blessed with the opportunity to teach piano to elementary, middle school, and high school students. As a youth leader, Ms. Erika teaches the importance of worshiping, giving, and incorporating God into daily living. In addition, over the course of 8 years, she has been playing the piano and guitar for various venues and events, such as Paulding's Next Star, while also leading worship in church. Ms. Erika is not only a gifted piano Instructor but she is a singer and songwriter who loves to write Worship music. As an Instructor, youth mentor, and worship leader, Ms. Erika hopes are that everyone can experience the true love of Jesus, through relationship, fellowship, and worship!.

Courtney Reilly: little ballerinas

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Ms. Courtney has been sharing her love and knowledge of dance for over 30 years. Her mission is to inspire and motivate in a positive loving manner, showing each child's attention, patience, and understanding.

Being an Atlanta native, her study of dance began in the ATL at a young age being trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and contemporary. She continued her love for dance studying dance arts at Brenau College, trained with the Gainesville Ballet Company, and later owned her own studio in Brookhaven for over ten years. With over 30 years of experience, it's hard to mention every accomplishment, but her favorite moments were performing with Rudolf Nureyev and the Boston Ballet, ClubMed entertainer, and cheering professionally for the Atlanta Falcons for eight years. Go Falcons!

Courtney spends her free time with her husband, four daughters, and four dogs.

Victoria Hurst: beginning combo 

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Ms. Victoria is from Atlanta, GA where she began training in dance and baton twirling at the age of 8. She continued pursuing her love for dance into middle school and high school dance companies and teams where she trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, and hip hop.

After completing high school she received The Tutwiler Dance Scholarship to attend The University of Alabama’s top-ranked dance program where she received her BA in Dance, BS in Business Management with a minor in Theatre. While in college, Ms. Victoria has had the privilege of receiving scholarships to train with The American Ballet Theatre, The Gus Giordano Dance School, and many others. She has choreographed in genres including ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, modern/contemporary, and more. Also, Ms. Victoria has been a cast member for the Walt Disney World Company!

Now that Ms. Victoria has moved back to Atlanta, GA she is actively pursuing her professional career in the dance industry & excited to share her knowledge and love for dance with the next generation of dancers in her free time.

Okwii van horn: little maestros

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Ms. Okwii has loved singing and making music since she was very little! Her exposure to music came at an early age as she grew up hearing her mother sing and her father play the drums at church in New Orleans, Louisiana. After moving to Atlanta, she began playing the clarinet in 5th grade, then participated in tour group choir, marching, and concert band until graduating high school. After four years of attending a leadership college, she worked as a co-director for worship music. Ms. Okwii is currently the worship leader for an elementary-age children’s ministry at Victory Church in Norcross called Victory Kids. She is also teaching Preschool Music at Dunwoody Baptist Preschool. As a lover of music from childhood, she is very grateful to have multiple opportunities now that allow her to invest in the next generation of music lovers!

 

Class Information

Our Enrichment Program begins the week of September 13th, 2021 and our classes consist of 32 weekly lessons throughout the given school year. For more details about student carpool, drop-off, and pick-up, please read the "Class Location" section below. 

Dance Classes
Little Ballerinas
Ages: 3yrs+ / 45 min. class / Meets Wed at 2:15pm-3pm

This class will explore the body in motion! Your future dancer will have fun with time spent at the bar, stretching, engaging in dance games as well as being introduced to rhythm. Dancers will explore proper posture, feet positioning, balance, and an introductory to choreography and coordination. Click here to register

Uniform: Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, and solid leotard of choice. 

Please know that this class meets without parents. This class is for all children and open to the public.

 

Beginning combo:
Ages 4 to 6 yrs / 45 min. class / Meets Wed at 1:30pm - 2:15pm

This class will be so much fun for your pre -k and/or kindergarten student! A progression from our creative movement/little ballerinas class, tap is now introduced!  The curriculum will consist of basic tap and ballet skills and across the floor exercises.  More expansive ballet terminology will be taught. Through imagination activities, movement games, and singing, your little dancer will advance with a solid foundation for combo I/II. Click here to register

Uniform: Dancers should wear pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, pink or tan tights, tan jazz shoes, and a solid leotard of choice. Hair should be worn up in a bun.

Music Courses
Preschool Piano
Ages: 3yrs+ / 45 minute class / Meets Thurs at 1:30pm-2:15pm

In our Preschool Piano class takes preschool children with no musical experience on a magical journey where they acquire the piano skills, keyboard awareness, and rhythmic understanding they need for a successful future at the piano. Every activity, image, song, and story is designed with preschoolers in mind. It’s a unique blend of music and math to nourish young children's intellectual and creative minds  This class meets in the lower level of the D-Building in the Choir Room. Click here to register.

Please know that this class meets without parents. This class is for all children and is open to the public.

 

Little maestros
Ages: 3yrs+ / 45 minute class / Meets Tues at 1:30pm-2:15pm

In our Little Maestros class, students will learn basic music theory concepts in a fun learning environment!!! Students will be exposed to music from various time periods and cultures. A new instrument and music theory concept will be introduced in each session, along with musical storytime and activities. This course begins on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at 1:30pm, and meets in the Preschool Rally Room. Click here to register.

Please know that this class meets without parents. This class is for all children and is open to the public.

class location

This year our DBP Enrichment Courses will be held throughout our DBC campus. If your child attends DBP's Extended Day Program, then our DSA Staff will pick them up from their Extended Day classroom, dress them (if attending a dance lesson), and return them in time for your carpool pick-up in the main hallway. However, if your child is registered for our Little Ballerinas Course at 2:15 pm, then our DSA Staff will pick them up from their Extended Day classroom, dress them, and you will be responsible to pick them up outside of the Sports Center main hallway doors at 3:05 pm (please see map below; signs will be posted indicating this location).

For students who do not attend DBP or the DBP Extended Day Program, you will drop your child off as well as pick them up outside of their designated class entrances. Referring to the below map, our Preschool Piano course is indicated by the orange star, our Beginning Combo course is indicated by the purple star, and the main entrance for our Little Ballerinas course is indicated by the red star.

 

Fee Structure:

We spread payments over 9 months for our Enrichment courses. If you register after September 10th, 2020, your first month's tuition and registration fee(s) will be due upon registration. You have the option to submit your tuition payment in full or monthly. If monthly is chosen, you will be billed on or around the 10th of each month, September 2020 thru May 2021. We spread your tuition payments over 9 months as well as factor in all holidays and school breaks.

In addition, each dance course performs in a Spring Recital at the end of the school year. This year our recital will be on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 at 11 am. During January 2022, each student will be measured for their recital costume(s) and a non-refundable $65 costume fee will be charged on December 10th, 2021. In preparation for our 2022 Spring Recital, all dance enrollment will be closed on February 1st, 2022.

Monthly Tuition

DBP Enrichment Class:

All classes begin the week of September 14th, 2020

Class Length:

Sept-May Tuition:
* Includes 32 weeks of instruction

Little Ballerinas

ages 3 yrs +

No experience required

45 minutes

$70

Little Maestros

ages 3 yrs +

No experience required

45 minutes

$75

Beginning Combo

ages 4.5 - 6 years

Little Ballerinas/Creative Movement experience required 

45 minutes $75

Preschool Piano

ages 3yrs - 5yrs

No experience required

45 minutes $75

Annual Registration Fee

$35 to be billed annually upon registration.

($20 per each additional family member).

A non-refundable $65 dance costume fee will be charged in December 2021.

  

 

Registration:

Our Enrichment Program begins the week of September 13th, 2021 and our classes consist of 32 weekly lessons throughout the given school year. Our students are expected to attend each scheduled lesson within the year. Once you have been registered for one of our classes, we consider that an agreement that you are planning to attend for the entire school year (Sept-May/32wks). Classes will be held on Monday holidays unless indicated on your Dunwoody Baptist Preschool calendar.

If you register after September 10th, 2021, your first month's tuition and registration fee(s) will be due upon registration. Please carefully read and adhere to our payment policies and procedures regarding enrollment cancellation. After viewing our website, if you have any additional questions and/or concerns please contact us at

DSA Holiday Schedule:

2021-2022 Enrichment Year: Sept 13th, 2021 through May 14th, 2022 - please know that the Dunwoody Baptist Preschool calendar varies and there will be NO class on the days that there is no school. 

November 22nd - 28th, 2021

Thanksgiving Break-No classes

December 19th, 2021 - January 2nd, 2022

Christmas Holiday - No classes

Monday, January 17th, 2022

MLK Holiday - No lessons

Friday, March 11th, 2022

Make-up Day for MLK Holiday

April 4th - 10th, 2022

Spring Break - No classes

April 15th - 18th, 2022

Easter Break - No classes

May 9th & 10th, 2022

Dance Picture Days
Friday, May 13th, 2022 Recital Tech Rehearsal

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

33rd Annual Spring Dance Recital

Please know that in preparation for the Dance Recital, your Dance Instructor may schedule additional rehearsals in May

Classes that fall on a holiday will be held unless indicated on the above schedule. You will be responsible for the payment of these lessons. If you will be unable to attend your class, please make arrangements with your teacher in advance so you can catch up. Please carefully read the DSA's attendance and payment policies as it relates to this matter. 

 

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We are devoted to the discovery and development of our students' artistic gifts and talents. Our desire is for our students to thrive in their artistry, bring glory to God, and develop a lifetime love of art, dance, drama, and music.

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