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Calling all Guitar Players

Come join Spotlight Performing Arts Academy’s free”Finger Picking Good” workshop this Saturday, October 20th from 2 – 3 pm.  All age groups and experience levels with the guitar are welcome to this third complimentary workshop sponsored by Mint Hill’s one and only performing arts academy.  Pre-register by calling 704-545-737 or emailing  The first five people to pre-register will receive a door prize.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is the street front anchor of The Lofts at 7714, which is located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.


It’s FREEtober at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy

Come explore your musical or dramatic interests at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, located within The Lofts at 7714 at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC.

Every Saturday at 2 pm in October, or rather FREEtober, Spotlight will host a different musical or dramatic workshop, completely free of charge for participants.  The workshops are open to all ages and levels.  Pre-registration is recommended.  And just to give you a little more incentive, the first five people to register for each workshop will receive a door prize.

First up, this Saturday, October 6 at 2 pm is “In the Driver’s Seat.”  This one hour drum-set oriented participatory workshop will focus on the leadership role of the drummer in today’s contemporary band.   Tempo, dynamics, preps and kicks, fills and tonal musicality all will be covered.  Open to beginners and seasoned pros alike.  Call 704-545-7373 or email to pre-register or get more information.

Workshop Schedule for the rest of FREEtober:

  • October 13 at 2 pm:  “Everybody was Kung-Fu Fighting” (for stage and film acting)
  • October 20 at 2 pm:  “Finger Pickin’ Good (guitar)
  • October 27 at 2 pm:  “How to Act Like a Rock Star” (stage performing)

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy opened in The Lofts at 7714 in August.