Northern Arizona University’s Community Music and Dance Academy is expanding its program offerings to the public and adding an automatic payroll deduction option for tuition to NAU employees.

Among the programs offered are instruction in ballet, jazz, tap dance, pilates, Suzuki strings, orchestra and private lessons for voice and all instruments. Programs are open to individuals three years and older.

New offerings this year include string orchestra for fifth to seventh grade students, a jazz band program for ninth to 12th grade students, adult ballet classes and percussion discovery for sixth to tenth grade students.

For information, visit the academy’s website or contact Amy Tackitt at (928) 523-1865.