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Institute of Music & Dance

Institute of Music & Dance

Director, Institute of Music & Dance 
Judith Molina 
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Phone: 313.927.1306

Administrative Assistant 
Sandra Combs
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Phone: 313.927.1583 

 

Institute of Music & Dance Mission Statement

The Institute of Music & Dance (IMD) at Marygrove College is a school of the arts. It provides students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds with high quality, developmentally appropriate programs in music, dance, theater, visual arts, and other performing arts disciplines. The purpose of the IMD is to nurture and harness creativity, strengthen technical and performance skills, and heighten artistic awareness.

IMD in the News!

IMD in the News!

Institute of Music and Dance tap students strut their stuff, under the direction of IMD faculty member Marnita Dickerson, at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History. (photo attached Allysa Dickerson, Cienna Boyce, Coda Boyce, Joshua Cooper and Kendall Crenshaw ). They also appeared on the Channel 7 ABC News!

Institute of Music and Dance tap students strut their stuff, under the direction of IMD faculty member Marnita Dickerson, at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History. (photo attached Allysa Dickerson, Cienna Boyce, Coda Boyce, Joshua Cooper and Kendall Crenshaw ). They also appeared on the Channel 7 ABC News!

Testimonial

Institute of Music & Dance at Marygrove College

Recognized by Detroit City Council

On October 12, 2010, the Detroit City Council recognized the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College for its distinguished service to the community through a Testimonial Resolution signed by Council President, Charles Pugh along with other members of the City Council.

The resolution states: “That the Detroit City Council recognizes and acknowledges the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College with accolades for their many years of artistic service to the community, and extends best wishes for continued success in their role of enhancing the arts.”

IMD Director, Judith Molina, is thrilled and encouraged by this wonderful honor. “Our mission, at the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College, is to artistically educate and enlighten young and old in the passion of the arts. Enhancing lives through the discipline and beauty of the arts helps build respect for self and community. This acknowledgment is a testament to the importance of the arts in building our city and leaders of tomorrow.”

The IMD prides itself on its outreach to the community as well as its collaboration with other arts organizations.  It is also grateful to a number of funding agencies, including the Erb Foundation, Kresge Foundation, the James and Lynelle Holden Fund and Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, who have supported its mission. Ms. Molina also wishes to thank Eunice Jeffries, the parent of IMD students Camille and Jasmine Jeffries, who nominated the IMD for this prestigious recognition.

Institute of Music & Dance at Marygrove College

Recognized by Detroit City Council

On October 12, 2010, the Detroit City Council recognized the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College for its distinguished service to the community through a Testimonial Resolution signed by Council President, Charles Pugh along with other members of the City Council.

The resolution states: “That the Detroit City Council recognizes and acknowledges the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College with accolades for their many years of artistic service to the community, and extends best wishes for continued success in their role of enhancing the arts.”

IMD Director, Judith Molina, is thrilled and encouraged by this wonderful honor. “Our mission, at the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College, is to artistically educate and enlighten young and old in the passion of the arts. Enhancing lives through the discipline and beauty of the arts helps build respect for self and community. This acknowledgment is a testament to the importance of the arts in building our city and leaders of tomorrow.”

The IMD prides itself on its outreach to the community as well as its collaboration with other arts organizations.  It is also grateful to a number of funding agencies, including the Erb Foundation, Kresge Foundation, the James and Lynelle Holden Fund and Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, who have supported its mission. Ms. Molina also wishes to thank Eunice Jeffries, the parent of IMD students Camille and Jasmine Jeffries, who nominated the IMD for this prestigious recognition.

Dance Class Attire

FEMALE DANCE CLASS ATTIRE

BALLET ages 5-7:  pink or black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (soft leather), ballet skirt (optional)

BALLET ages 8 & up:  black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (soft leather), ballet skirt (optional)

TAP:  black leotard, black or pink tights or black dance shorts or pants, tap shoes

JAZZ & HIP HOP:  black leotard, black tights or black dance shorts or pants, black jazz shoes or jazz sneakers

CREATIVE MOVEMENT:  Any color leotard and tights, barefoot or pink ballet shoes, can also wear T-shirt and shorts or sweat pants

MALE DANCE CLASS ATTIRE

ALL CLASSES: plain white T shirt, black dance pants or tights

BALLET:  black ballet shoes (soft leather)

TAP:  black tap shoes

JAZZ & HIP HOP:  black jazz shoes or jazz sneakers

GENERAL CLASS ATTIRE

  •     HAIR MUST BE PULLED BACK FOR ALL CLASSES
  •     NO DANGLY EARRINGS – POST EARRINGS ARE ALLOWED
  •     NO DENIM PANTS OR SHORTS

PURCHASE DANCE SUPPLIES AT

  • Lynch’s Dance Wear – 939 Howard Street, Dearborn, MI 48124  -  313.565.3425 www.lynchs.com
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  • EN POINTE – 1185 W. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, MI 48017 – 248.435.8998
  • www.enpointedancewear.com
  • Bodies in Motion – 43316 West 11 Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48375  - 248.305.5590 www.bodiesinmotiondancewear.com
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