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CommonTime Composition: July 2023
Jul 03, 2023 | The CommonTime Team

Dear Arts Lovers,

July and August are the perfect time for learning the arts. Why not take a look at the multitude of live planned lessons available for purchase here? Planned lessons are curated arts learning experiences created by our team of international teaching artists. These lessons have clear outcomes, exciting activities, and worthwhile cultural experiences. Just browse, view, click, checkout, and learn!

Michael Skillern

Co-Founder/Education + Outreach Coordinator, CommonTime

On Saturday, July 22, join us for an all-new event from the Orchester der Kulturen! In this interactive session, composer and music director Adrian Werum will talk about his experience in working in cross-cultural projects in music and theatre, how he works without notation in a band and orchestra context, and how he works with war refugees on- and off-stage.

This summer, learn how to crochet, write a novel, beatbox, dance ballet, and more with artists around the world! Find a new passion or rekindle an old flame with these ready-to-book lessons. There are almost 50 different lesson plans available now – that’s 50 different ways to experience the arts!

Do you have questions about CommonTime? Schedule a free Onboarding session with a member of the CommonTime team! We’ll walk you through the website, show you how to book Artist Lessons and Events, and answer any questions you may have. If you don’t see a timeslot that works for you, you can also reach out to us at info@commontime.online to schedule a session.

It’s time to take your slice of the CommonTime pie! Invest in CommonTime through Wefunder!


When you invest in CommonTIme, you are providing skilled teaching artists with a means to earn through their art and learners with access to quality arts education and arts learning experiences. You are helping us reach those who deserve great arts learning experiences. Investments start as low as $100.

No matter your investment amount, you get a gift and thank you from us, and the knowledge that you have put creativity front and center for learners around the world!

Have questions about investing?  Reach out to us at info@commontime.online to schedule a live, informational seminar with founders Christine Matovich and Michael Skillern.

Sonali Bhatia is a dancer and stage director from Germany who has been performing since she was young. She has over 5 years of experience in teaching dance to various age groups. Sonali believes that great dancers are great not because of their technique, but because of their passion. For Sonali, dance is her passion! Book a lesson with Sonali and make dance your passion, too!

Jasmine Akakpo is an actress and host with a love for telling stories. She values her dorky, adventurous personality as her gateway to being fearless in the audition room and having fun with her craft. If you need a beacon of unstoppable energy and hard work on any project, under any circumstances, look no longer; Jasmine is your girl. Book a lesson with Jasmine and get ready for your cue!

"Commontime's web interface allows for easy finding of artists, convenient scheduling and conducting sessions, and streamlined payment gateways... We have been impressed with the commitment from Commontime to create bespoke workshops for our varied student needs... [CommonTime's] artists left our students spellbound with their high levels of preparation and engagement."

Radhika Shrivastava,
Faculty, Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), India
CommonTime Sessions with FIIB Professors and PhD Candidates