Guitar Repair Shop
The Center of Music and Art is pleased to welcome Norm Keyser to our staff as our new guitar repair technician. Norm was born and raised here in the Ohio Valley and began playing guitar in 1987. With over three decades of experience, Norm is well versed in performance and guitar repair/modification. When you bring your guitar to CMA for repairs or upgrades, you can have the peace of mind that your instrument is in the right hands. Services offered include restringing, setup, truss rod / neck adjustment, fretwork, cleaning, electronics/pickups for electric guitars, and more. You can drop off your guitar anytime, and we offer free estimates.
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Band Instrument Repair Shop
The Center of Music and Art is the area’s premiere band instrument repair shop. From replacing pads and corks to removing dents and restoring entire horns, we can do it all. Simply drop off your horn at the store during regular business hours, or call us at 740-264-3111 with any questions. Estimates are free and available on request. Below is a list of the full service options we offer.
2021 Summer Schedule
Please note: due to covid-19 guidelines limiting the size of public gatherings, please call ahead to check availability for all group classes. Thank you!
Adult Acrylic & Oil Painting
Thursday: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 18+
Cost: $70.00 per month plus materials.
This class focuses on oil and acrylic techniques. It is attuned to the hobbyist as well as the pro looking to hone their skills. Sound like your cup of tea? Then grab your smock and take a walk to the CMA.
Adult Drawing Class
Ongoing Class: Ages 16+
Cost: $45.00 per month plus materials.
Draw, partner! Learn the basics right on up to the advanced techniques of graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and pen and ink. From beginner or advanced, if you like to put pencil to paper, this class is for you.
Ongoing Class: Ages 18+
Cost: $22.50 plus materials
Sign up now to explore one of art’s most misunderstood mediums. Depending on their skill level, students will delve into basic and advanced watercolor techniques. Subject matter will range from in-class still lifes, photos, and free-formed abstractions.
Monday 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm (July and August Only)
Tuesday: 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 8-12 yrs.
Cost: $45.00 per month.
This is a beginners class introducing students to the basics of drawing, painting and sculpting. Students will develop skills in various art techniques, use new materials, learn about famous artists, and plan many of their own projects.
Thursday: 4:30 pm to 5:00pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 5-7 years
Cost: $30.00 per month
Kids love art! This class focuses on the process of art creation in a positive, child-centered atmosphere. Students explore a wide variety of art methods and materials including: drawing, painting, sculpting, collage and more.
Wednesday: 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm to 6:45 p
Ongoing class: Ages 13-18
Cost: $45 per month plus materials.
Teen Art takes kids beyond the basics in their art experience. Students will develop skills in more diverse art techniques and mediums and are encouraged to plan their own projects.
Adult Percussion Ensemble
Cost: $45 per month
This class will cover various styles of percussion, using a variety of percussion instruments.
Summer through September 2021
1st through 5th grade - Wednesdays 11:00 to 12:00pm
Adults - Thursdays 12:00 tp 1:00pm
What a fun way to learn how to read music while playing a low-cost wind instrument. Beginners to advanced players are welcome.
Homeschool Percussion Ensembles
Thursdays 12:00-12:45pm (ages 9-12)
Thursdays 1:00-1:45pm (ages 13-16)
This class will cover various forms of percussion, including African, Native American, Japanese, Irish, and traditional percussion ensembles.
The Center of Music and Art is pleased to welcome Norm Keyser to our staff as our new guitar repair technician. Norm was born and raised here in the Ohio Valley and began playing guitar in 1987. With over three decades of experience, Norm is well versed in performance...
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