School of the Arts
Nurturing the Art of Excellence
Ars Nova, Incorporated is a 501(c)3 status non-profit organization dedicated to the performing arts, with an emphasis on music. Operated under it's auspices are a school for training in voice, piano, cello, harp, children's music, and theatre in addition to a production company which performs plays, musicals, and opera.
Each student receives one private lesson, with four performance classes included in each 18-week session for voice and piano. Tuition includes weekly classes in theory and Sight-singing/Ear-training. Contact the office at 256 883-1105 for the contact information for each teacher.
“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” – Sergei Rachmaninoff
During this time of uncertainty with COVID-19, we also provide online lessons. Just ask your teacher!
Open Auditions for The Story of the Silly Baby Mouse by Shostakovich - our Fall 2020 children's opera.
"Ars Nova on the Lawn"
August 6, 2020 7-9pm
“If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare
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Ars Nova Performances are supported in part or in whole by these generous programs.
Ars Nova admits students 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. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs.