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Group Instruction

 

INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC - Ages 3 - 4

This music readiness program is designed to help young children discover the joys of music.  The class will encourage children to develop musical expression through games, stories, songs and movement.  Fundamentals such as rhythm, ear training and note readding will be explored.  The children will be introduced to the piano.  The program provides understanding, skills, enjoyment and confidence.  Includes an in-class performance at the end of the session.  Class size;  minimum 5, maximum 8.

MAGIC KEYS - ages 5 - 6

This music readiness program is designed with the same objectives as the Introduction to Music for ages 3 - 4.  The class will expand on those objectives and explore the fundamentals of music more thoroughly with the use of keyboards.  Includes an in-class performance at the end of the session.  Class size:  minimum 5, maximum 8. 

SUZUKI VIOLIN - Ages 5 - 6 AND 6 - 7

This class will introduce children to the violin, rhythm, note reading and ear training.  The students will develop an understanding of how to learn music with confidence and enjoyment.  The class also will help prepare students for study of an instrument.  includes an in-class performance.  Class size; minimum 4, maximum 5.

YOUTH CHORUS - ages 7 and up

Chorus provides group vocal trainng and performance opportunities to children ages 7 and up.  Singing experience is not necessary to join the Chorus.  Emphasis is placed on vocal training, music theory and development of musical skills.  Conservatory students enrolled in a full 18-lesson semester of private music lessons may participate in chorus as a free student benefit.  Chorus is open to students not enrolled in private lessons.  Tuition fees apply. The Chorus performs in the Fall and Spring semesters at the Conservatory.

Music Theory & Ear Training Lab

Provides essential instruction in the fundamentals of music, from beginning through advanced concepts.  Ages 8 & up. ‚Ä®Consevatory students enrolled in a full 18-lesson semester of private music lessons receive a partial scholarship for Music Theory Classes. ‚Ä®Theory classes are opened to students not enrolled in a private lesson.  Full tuition fees apply.

Master Classes

Conducted by qualified Conservatory faculty or invited professional artists, to expose intermediate/ advanced students to new techniques and approaches in the study of their instrument or voice.

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