Registration closes 2 WEEKS prior to the start date of EACH GROUP.
Classes are organized according to age and/or level. Parents are welcome to attend classes with their child. Parental attendance may be requested for the Young Musician class. Recitals are held at the end of each term.
Young Musician(ages 3-5)
This fun, fast paced class jumps from one activity to another to adapt to your young child’s attention span. Concepts covered include: proper piano technique/posture, note reading, rhythm exercises, theory, singing (with solfege syllables), history, games, listening, movement, and playing with expression. Starting young, children can carry the gift of music with them for a lifetime! The term recital is included in tuition. Parental attendance may be requested. (30 minutes)
Keyboard Musician(ages 6-9)
The Keyboard Musician class is perfect musical start for your school aged child. Classes move very quickly into reading and comprehending music, based on each child’s ability. Concepts covered include: early note reading, singing (with solfege syllables), rhythms, pattern and concept finding, proper piano technique/posture, how to practice, theory, history, listening, games, movement, and playing with expression. The term recital is included in tuition. (50 minutes)
Young at Heart Piano and SENIOR Young at Heart Piano(ages 18+)
Young at Heart Piano is a beginning group piano class for adults. Senior Young at Heart Piano is specially designed for our senior friends. If you have always wanted to learn to play the piano, now is your chance! Core piano playing concepts such as proper piano technique/posture, theory, and playing with expression are learned in a group, social setting, making the process rewarding and enjoyable. The term recital is optional and included in tuition. (50 minutes)
This course is for beginning guitar students, ages 8+, and functions as a general introduction to the guitar. Students will learn proper left/right hand techniques, rhythm, musical notation, chords, improvisation, and tuning. Literature will be selected from various genres both for the solo guitar as well as the guitar ensemble. Students must provide their own instrument, and recitals are included in tuition. (50 minutes)
Introduction to Violin
This eight week course for students ages 6+, is designed to give a basic introduction to the violin. Students will learn proper left/right hand techniques, anatomy of the violin, how to produce a sound, and simple musical concepts. Those interested in further study will be able to continue on to the Beginner Violin Group or register for private lessons following the eight week term. Students must provide their own instrument. (8 weeks, 50 minutes)
Uke ‘n’ Roll®
Learn to play classic songs on the ukulele in just a few lessons!! Play and sing along with your new uke buddies in this fun and energetic class! Learn the basic concepts of uke history, chords, rhythm, time, Orff arrangements, improvisation and perhaps, most importantly, reap the benefits of being successful at a new instrument!! (50 minutes)