Located on the beautiful LIU Post campus, Performing Arts Academy at LIU Tilles Center features many large buildings with air-conditioned classrooms, ideal stages and our grand LIU Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. The Performing Arts Academy is a three week program from July 29 – August 16 for campers interested in music. Major Performing Groups include Junior Band or Chorus Grades 5-8 or Senior Band or Chorus Grades 9-12. Campers receive daily a sectional lessons and elective classes such as Fine Art, Drum Circles, Dance, Musical Theatre, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Vocal Jazz, Brass and Woodwind Ensembles and Guitar Ensemble. We also have our Youth Chorus for campers in grades 1 – 4. The will have one hour of chorus along with investigating instruments, drum circles, fine art, dance and recreation.
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Located on the LIU Post campus, the camp features air-conditioned classrooms, ideal stages and our grand LIU Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. This three-week program from July 29 – Aug. 16 is for campers interested in music. Major performing groups include junior band or chorus (grades 5-8), and senior band or chorus (grades 9-12). Campers receive daily sectional lessons and elective classes such as fine art, drum circles, dance, musical theater, jazz band, music theory, vocal jazz, brass and woodwind ensembles, and guitar ensemble. Youth Chorus is for campers in grades 1–4.
Meet the Director
Nickolette Kacharaba (B.A., State University of New York Stony Brook; M.S., Advanced Certificate, LIU Post) has been a part of the LIU Post Youth Camps since 2003. She became director in 2010. She joins LIU full-time after having taught in public and private school for 12 years. Nickolette has been an active member of NAfME, NYSSMA, and both Nassau and Suffolk County Music Education Associations. Nickolette's dedication and experiences as a music teacher and LIU Post Youth Camp staff member have helped children and teens thrive in school and their personal lives.