AGES 4-5 PROGRAM:   AGES 6-9 PROGRAM:
12 week program on Saturdays from 10:00-10:45am, starting May 4th (no class on July 4th weekend). Recital will be on July 27th. Maximum of 6 kids.

CLASSES INCLUDE:
Week 1:
Introduction to the Arts
Week 2: Acting
Week 3: Singing
Week 4: Instrument / Music
Week 5: Dance / Movement
Week 6: Art / Visual
Week 7-12: Select and rehearse group performance.
  12 week program on Saturdays from 11:00-12:00pm, starting May 4th (no class on July 4th weekend). Recital will be on July 27th. Maximum of 8 kids.

CLASSES INCLUDE:
Week 1:
Introduction to the Arts
Week 2:
Acting / Movement
Week 3:
Singing / Music
Week 4:
Creative Thinking
Week 5:
Art / Visual
Week 6:
Stage Fright / Anxieties
Week 7-12:
Select and rehearse group and individual performances.

AGES 10-12 PROGRAM:   LOCATION:
This program won't be available
until September 2013.
  Gillam-Grant Community Center
6966 W Bergen Rd, Bergen NY 14416

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION:
CLICK HERE to download the registration form with prices and payment options! Classes are limited, please contact with any questions.



Alysia Fink is a singer/songwriter, professional studio vocalist, and Director of the Vocal & Performing Arts Program at the Gillam-Grant Community Center in Bergen NY. Alysia started her career and education in the Arts as a dancer for a total of 16 years, including 2 years at collegiate level and 4 years as an assistant dance instructor. Throughout High School, Alysia performed in several Musicals, sang in the select Women’s Satin Sound’s choir, and was 1st Flautist in the High School band.

At 18 years old, Alysia joined the Army Reserve and attended SUNY Brockport as a Dance Major with a minor in Arts for Children until she was deployed to Afghanistan in October of 2002. Alysia served 8 years as a Civil Affairs Sergeant becoming an Operation Enduring Freedom combat Veteran and received her certification in Child Day Care Management through Stratford Career Institute while deployed. Upon returning from Afghanistan, Alysia began performing with Dave McGrath and singing in the VIP room at numerous WBEE Guitars and Stars concerts as well as sharing the stage with many well-known artists such as Charlie Daniels, Jason Michael Carrol, Sarah Buxton, and Josh Gracin.  

After deciding to not re-enlist in the Army, Alysia continued her education at Ashford University where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She focused her studies mainly on Child Psychology and development. Alysia graduated Magna Cum Laude and is a member of both the Alpha Sigma Lambda and Golden Key National Honor Societies.

Recently, Alysia won Disney’s “American Idol Experience” in 2011, released her debut album “Lined With Silver” in 2012, and was a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Contest for her song “Butterfly” in 2013. Aside from solo performances and singing the National Anthem at the Blue Cross Arena, Sahlen’s Stadium, and various Veteran events, Alysia performs regularly with the Alysia Groth Band. In addition, Alysia is training to become a certified THROGA Voice Instructor while teaching private voice lessons to children at Castle Nine Vocal Studios in Bergen NY.

To learn more about enrollment in the Vocal & Performing Arts Program or to set up a private voice lesson with Alysia, please email !