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Live at the Buckman 

2018-2019 Season



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Delta Rae - September 16, 2018, 7 p.m.

Artrageous - September, 30, 2018, 7 p.m.

Tito Puente, Jr. y Melina Almodovar - October 21, 2018, 7 p.m.

Ukraine’s Kurbasy - November 3, 2018, 8 p.m.

Ruthie Foster - January 19, 2019, 8 p.m.

Lesson Plans to Late Night - January 27, 2019, 7 p.m.

PHILADANCO - February 8, 2019, 8 p.m.

Underwater Bubble Show - February 28, 2019, 5 & 7:30 p.m.

Italy’s NEWPOLI - March 29, 2019, 8 p.m.

Joan Osborne - April 13, 2019, 8 p.m.


Buckman is committed to offering the greater community as many opportunities to experience the arts as possible. Join one of these exciting classes.



Buckman Dance Intensive
Back by popular demand, Buckman is pleased to offer it’s fourth Summer Dance Intensive featuring some of Memphis’ most celebrated actors, dancers and choreographers.  This four-day program is designed for musical theater students and dancers looking to explore new genres from June 17 to 20, 2019. Classes meet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer musical theater choreography with Jordan Nichols, ballet with Travis Bradley, tap with Christi Hall and modern with Noelia Warnette.  Tuition is $150 for students ages eight and up. To register, click hereemail cyounker@stmarysschool.org, or call (901) 537-1483.

Ballet Basics for Ages 12 to 18
It’s never too late to learn the fundamentals of dance!  Buckman is pleased to offer Ballet Basics for ages 12 to 18.  Designed for more mature students, the class will cover the essential elements of dance, including ballet positions, technique, verbal commands, terminology and stage presence in a non-competitive atmosphere.  Ballet is the foundation for all choreography and movement. This class is perfect for theater students, dancers from other disciplines and students looking to re-enter the world of ballet after a break. To register, click here or email cyounker@stmarysschool.org, or call (901) 537-1483.

Private Piano and Vocal Lessons with Diane Carden
Celebrated music instructor, Diane Carden, offers private lessons in vocal technique, traditional piano and music theory. Classes meet for an hour on Mondays and Thursdays. Students age six and up are welcome. Call (901) 240-1081 for more information and to schedule a session.

Belly Dance with Jasmine
Start as a novice, become a goddess! Beginners to seasoned veterans will enjoy belly dancing with Jasmine, one of the city’s most celebrated instructors. Classes will focus on building strength, ability and knowledge of the moves found in Middle Eastern and North African dance styles. The benefits of belly dance include weight loss, muscle toning, flexibility, stress reduction and feminine empowerment. Classes meet on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Call (901) 604-6455, email dancewithjasmine@yahoo.com or visit www.dancewithjasmine.com for tuition and registration information.

Suzuki Piano with Sandy D'Amato
Memphis Symphony Orchestra Oboist and Education Coordinator Sandy D'Amato offers Suzuki piano lessons. Classes meet Tuesdays. Students age five and up are welcome. Call (901) 272-7873 for more information and to schedule a session.

Karsilama Tribal Belly Dance
Karsilama Tribal Belly Dance invites you to explore a world of cultural and American fusion dance with classes in Tribal Fusion and American Tribal Style (ATS) Belly Dance. Classes meet on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and offer introductory belly dance, multi-level technique, improvisation, choreography, prop-work and more. All levels, from beginner to advanced student, are welcome and will enjoy the benefits of the Karsilama dance series. These fun, low-impact classes encourage a positive body image, increase endurance, strength and balance and require no special skill or background. For more information visit KarsilamaDance.com, email info@karsilamadance.com or like us at facebook.com/karsilamabd.