As part of our Summer Arts Academy the Carr Center is offering FREE introduction to music classes for grades 6 – 8 with Professor Edward Gooch!

These instrumental classes are designed as introductory so no experience is necessary to register and participate. Access to an instrument is required for participating students.

Instruments for use in these classes will be provided, if needed, thanks to the generous support of the Erb Family Foundation.

If you would like more information about our music classes feel free to contact Gina Ellis, our Education Coordinator:

Edward Gooch is a gifted musician and highly experienced music educator with a Master’s Degree in Arts Education and a Bachelor of Science in Education. He was a beloved and respected music teacher for over twenty years in the Detroit Public School system  and is currently part of the music faculty at Wayne State University. 

Mr. Gooch is also a working Musician, Composer, Arranger and Producer who rose our of the Motown movements and has played with some of the biggest recording artists including  Ray Charles, the Temptations and The Four Tops.

This year Summer Arts Academy is also offering FREE classes in Dance, Theater and Visual Arts in partnership with Mosaic Youth Theatre and The College for Creative Studies.