Drumming introduces students to traditional rhythms from around the world with a special focus on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora. Basic instruction is given in the techniques of playing with both hands and sticks and in the use of all types of percussion instruments: bells, shakers, wood blocks, djun djuns, djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos and many more. … Read More
DXF is fun for all ages! A multi-generational program structured to provide a fun and uplifting experience benefiting both adults and children. Extreme beginners and avid fitness enthusiasts alike will benefit from this movement program that proves all can achieve their fitness goals. DANCE XROSS FITNESS DXF incorporates four disciplines of movement – dance, kickboxing, strength training and soul line dancing … Read More
Energy is an Award Winning Dance Company of Kingston, NY. Award Winning Energy Dance Company of Kingston, NY has swept the valley with its fresh and entertaining Hip-Hop, Reggae and Latin dance styles. They have won awards at B.E.T’s segment of “Wild Out Wednesday” and “Showtime at the Apollo” at the world famous Apollo Theater. They have competed in The … Read More
Maureen Bowers has been a member of the CCE Board of Directors since its 1997 New York inception. Maureen serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards, and from 2002-2014, was a trustee of the Kingston City School District Board of Education. The collaboration between arts and education, the recognition of this importance, and the commitment to fund these initiatives is paramount.
Marcene has been the Director of Educational Services at The Brookside School, The Arc of Ulster-Greene since 1979, having started as a teacher’s aide in 1973. She is a native Kingstonian but has lived and raised her family in Stone Ridge since 1975 with her husband Bob. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the YWCA, the … Read More
Madeline Odak is a lifelong Hudson Valley resident. Community is vital to her, making CCE a natural fit. She is the Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of Salisbury Bank and volunteers as an event lead for the Relay for Life of Ulster County. She is committed to the idea that arts education matters and looks forward to keeping it alive … Read More