South Shore Conservatory’s Creative Arts Therapy Department to Hold Open House

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McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory’s (SSC) Creative Arts Therapies Department invites those who might learn differently or who are looking for adaptive instruction to join them for a Creative Arts Therapies Open House on Sunday, February 25 from 1 to 3 pm at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury.

Attendees have the opportunity to participate in a variety of creative arts activities offered at SSC, including music, creative dance, and accessible yoga.  Music therapists will encourage participants to try their hand at playing drums, participating in a hand chime ensemble, exploring individual lesson opportunities (piano, guitar, voice, drums, other instruments), or by singing along and playing instruments with a group.

Yoga instructors are on hand for those hoping to try out yoga positions, stretches, and chants, while creative movement specialists and SSC’s dance therapist will direct participants in moving to music, and utilizing octaband and dance streamers.

Designed for those interested in learning more about the creative arts, the open house provides an ideal opportunity for attendees to meet others, have fun, and enjoy refreshments.

South Shore Conservatory is committed to being an organization that welcomes the widest range of audience members possible – removing barriers to participation and welcoming everyone in, regardless of ability.  Both its Hingham and Duxbury campuses are wheelchair accessible.  For more detailed information about accessibility, please visit SSC’s Know Before You Go page.

For more information about creative arts therapies or the open house, contact Eve Montague, Director of Creative Arts Therapies at 781-934-2731, x20 or e.montague@sscmusic.org.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4,000 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore.

Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play.

SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565), 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731), and 135 Webster Street, Hanover (781) 421-6162. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

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