Group Classes & Ensembles 2017-09-12T18:37:35+00:00

Group Classes & Ensembles

Students are encouraged to join a performing group. Playing together is a fundamental aspect of musical education. Group lessons are formatted for an interactive dynamic that is not present in a one-on-one teaching situation, helping each student feel a part of a musical team.

Music Theory Classes

These classes use a practical approach to present the fundamental of reading, analyzing and understanding music. The classes include an introduction to music composition.

String/Violin Ensembles

Students of string instruments are encouraged to join one of the three ensembles (beginner to advanced). It enables them to learn to perform together as a group.

Rock & Jazz Ensemble

For players and singers who would like to get together and perform music in a low-pressure situation. Students play under the guidance of a professional artist and member of our faculty. Interpreting blues standards and jazz tunes is emphasized in solo and ensemble playing. Open to all instrumentalists and singers.
Previous experience required.

Vocal Ensemble

This class is perfect for the beginning to intermediate singer with an interest in improving his/her vocal tone, range, stage presence and performance technique. The focus of this course is to develop a strong and healthy voice and to build a repertoire from different periods and styles.

Acoustic Guitar Ensemble

This class, open to acoustic, electric and bass guitar students provides an opportunity for students to play their instruments in a group setting. Musical styles will range from classical to jazz and rock. Students will learn the fundamentals of listening to their fellow musicians, reading scores written for more then one instrument and playing as part of a harmonic and rhythmic ensemble. Previous experience required.

Chamber Music Classes

Provides opportunities for students to play together in duos, trios, quartets and quintets. These classes not only enhance the students music skills in a small group, but also teaches them to interact and communicate with others in a team setting. A teacher is assigned to each group to provide instruction on selected pieces.

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School Closed: Thanksgiving Recess

November 23 @ 8:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm

Make Up Day

November 25

School Closed: Holiday Recess

December 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 3, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

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