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Calder Academy - Introduction & Overview

  1. 1. The Calder Academy <ul><li>Introduction and Overview </li></ul>2008   
  2. 2. Introduction The Calder Academy         
  3. 3. Calder Academy <ul><li>Established in 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>5k sq. ft. facility in San Jose, California – “Silicon Valley” </li></ul><ul><li>Music - Education - Dance - Art - Drama </li></ul><ul><li>International Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>300+ enrolled students </li></ul>        
  4. 4. Directorship The Calder Academy   
  5. 5. Philip Calder <ul><li>Chairman of Calder Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Concert Pianist – performed in Carnegie Hall and throughout North & South America, and Asia, including televised and broadcast performances in Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Nanjing, Yantai. </li></ul><ul><li>Composer of numerous works, including works for Solo Piano, Chamber – Duet, Trio, Quartet, Quintet, etc, as well as Orchestra: Symphony, Overture, Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto </li></ul>  
  6. 6. Ludwig Calder <ul><li>President of Calder Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Concert Pianist – performed throughout United States and various other countries, including Canada, Brazil, Uruguay, Russia, Finland, as well as Asia, with televised and live broadcast performances in Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Nanjing, Yantai. </li></ul><ul><li>Former President and CEO of a nation-wide (US) Insurance Firm, and former President of a software engineering firm. </li></ul>  
  7. 7. Concerts   
  8. 8. Concerts   
  9. 9. Concerts   
  10. 10. Christine Lin <ul><li>Chief Operating Officer, Calder Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Special Programs & Business Development Director. </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher & Lecturer on Educational and Youth Development Systems, Materials and Methods. </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director of Asian Division for Hewlett Packard as well as former VP of the Lion Group, America, LTD. </li></ul><ul><li>Former technology and marketing consultant to several large manufacturers such as Phillips, Acer and TechData. </li></ul><ul><li>BSEE from National Taiwan University </li></ul><ul><li>MBA from Chicago University </li></ul>  
  11. 11. Music The Calder Academy   
  12. 12. Music Department <ul><li>Individual One-on-One Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Piano, Violin, Cello, Voice, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Saxophone, Percussion, Guitar, Chinese Instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General Group Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Composition, Music Theory, Music History & Appreciation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instrumental Group Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Violin, Guitar, Rhythmatics, Handbells, Voice, Chorus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introductory Music Group Classes for Young Children </li></ul><ul><li>Musical Drama / Theater </li></ul>  
  13. 13. The Music We Teach   
  14. 14. Individual Lessons, Masterclasses & Lectures   
  15. 15. Faculty Concerts   
  16. 16. Regular Recitals   
  17. 17. Regular Recitals   
  18. 18. Harmony, Ear-Training, Group Violin, Handbell Choir   
  19. 19. Music Theory, Composition, Group Vocal   
  20. 20. Recent Competitions   
  21. 21. Art The Calder Academy
  22. 22. Art Department <ul><li>Basic Drawing – Principals and Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Sketching </li></ul><ul><li>Watercolor </li></ul><ul><li>Oils </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Cartooning </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Paintbrush </li></ul><ul><li>Crafts </li></ul><ul><li>All Levels and All Ages </li></ul>  
  23. 23. Cartoon, Sketch, Watercolor & Clay
  24. 24. Dance & Fitness The Calder Academy
  25. 25. Dance Department <ul><li>Ballet </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Tap Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Hip-Hop </li></ul><ul><li>Salsa & Latin </li></ul><ul><li>Ballroom Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Culture Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Belly-Dancing </li></ul><ul><li>All Levels and All Ages </li></ul>  
  26. 26. Fitness Department <ul><li>Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobics </li></ul><ul><li>Nia </li></ul><ul><li>Qi-Gong / Tai-Chi </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Gymnastics </li></ul><ul><li>Kick-boxing </li></ul><ul><li>All Levels and All Ages </li></ul>  
  27. 27. Jazz Dance, Hip-Hop, Break Dance   
  28. 28. Music Prep, Chinese Yo-yo, Ballroom Dance, Ballet, Fitness   
  29. 29. Drama The Calder Academy
  30. 30. Drama & Musical Theater
  31. 31. Education The Calder Academy
  32. 32. Educational Department <ul><li>After-school [K – G8] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensive English Writing / Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensive Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandarin Chinese (Simplified or Traditional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art / Music / Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speech / Story Telling / Sharing / Chess Club </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health & Exercise: Yoga / Pilates / Dance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative, Challenging and Well-Rounded Programs </li></ul>  
  33. 33. Educational Department (cont) <ul><li>Tutoring Class [Grades 3-12] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Math Clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English Writing, Literature, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiments in Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-MBA Training </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Course Materials, Weekly Coaching, On-line Status Reports </li></ul>  
  34. 34. Educational Department (cont) <ul><li>Computer Courses [all ages] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Macromedia Flash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and In-Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Design Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced Teachers with Professional Backgrounds </li></ul></ul>  
  35. 35. English Grammar, Lit, Comp & Chinese   
  36. 36. Afterschool   
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  41. 41. Yoga & Pilates   
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  43. 43. Holidays   
  44. 44. Chinese Competition   
  45. 45. Chinese New Year   
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  49. 49. Summer   
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  53. 53. Robotics   
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  58. 58. Kung Fu   
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  61. 61. Lion Dance   
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  65. 65. Games   
  66. 66. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Summer Day Programs (local) </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Exchange Youth Delegations </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Camps (foreign) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Music & Performing Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language & Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recitals and Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Choir </li></ul><ul><li>String Ensemble, Band, Orchestra </li></ul>  
  67. 68. The “ East Meets West” Project <ul><li>The Foundation is a non-profit organization whose “ East Meets West ” project aims to promote friendship, mutual respect and growth between Eastern and Western peoples and cultures, most notably those of America and China, by promoting and offering educational and performance opportunities emphasizing music, dance, theater, art, language, science and culture. </li></ul>  
  68. 69.    International Cultural Competition & Olympic Friendship Delegation
  69. 70.    Chinese Language & Culture Study Adventure in Beijing
  70. 71.    International Summer Camp – Windsor, California
  71. 72.    ESL International Summer Camp
  72. 73.    Foreign Studies Programs
  73. 74. “ East Meets West” – Youth Delegation from China   
  74. 75. “ East Meets West” – Youth Delegation from China   
  75. 76. Youth Focus   
  76. 77. Recognition   
  77. 78. Special Events Calder Hosted Community Sports Events Masterclass Calder Choir at Korea Day Celebration Chinese Dance Class Summer Outings Outdoor Music & Games Calder Basketball Team
  78. 79. Local Ties to China Ludwig Calder, Tchaikovsky PC Winner Ing-Cheng Zhong, Philip Calder Ludwig, Philip & Christine with Chinese Cultural Consul Mr. & Mrs. Yen, Steinway Artist Sujeeva Hapugalle Ludwig & Christine with Chinese SF Embassador, Hon. & Mrs. Tan   
  79. 80. The Calder Academy <ul><li>Introduction and Overview </li></ul>2008 Thank you.
  80. 81. www.calderAcademy.com The Calder Academy          www.calderOneworld.org 1054 South De Anza Blvd #108, San Jose, CA 95129, USA 408-777-8779 contact info

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