Strings

Please note that group classes not meeting the minimum enrollment are subject to a reduction of class length (minutes per session) or class cancellation.

 

Beginning Violin

A traditional based program that builds the foundations of violin playing. Using the Essential Elements method book 1, basic concepts of note reading, posture, rhythm, and listening skills are explored. Must have violin before first class meeting. Violin rental available. 12 weeks. $240, plus materials. 

 

Day Dates Times Ages
Monday 9/25 to 12/11 4:30-5:20pm 8 t0 10 years Register
Designed for 4th or 5th grade students new to the violin.

 

 

Beginning Viola

A traditional- based program that builds the foundations of viola playing. Using the Essential Elements method book 1, students will learn the basic concepts of note reading, posture, rhythm, and ensemble playing. Additional materials, such as handouts and packets, will be provided by the teacher to help improve rhythm and note reading. This class is intended for students who have little to no playing experience. Must have a viola before the first class meeting. Viola rental available. 12 weeks. $240, plus materials.

No class Thursday, 11/23.

Day Dates Times Ages
 Thursday 9/21 to 12/14  5:30pm-6:20pm  8 to 10 years old Register
Designed for 4th or 5th grade students new to the viola.

 

 

Beginning Cello

A traditional- based program that builds the foundations of cello playing. Using the Essential Elements method book 1, students will learn the basic concepts of note reading, posture, rhythm, and ensemble playing. Additional materials, such as handouts and packets, will be provided by the teacher to help improve rhythm and note reading. This class is intended for students who have little to no playing experience. Must have a cello before the first class meeting. Cello rental available. 12 weeks. $240, plus materials.

No class Thursday, 11/23.

Day Dates Times Ages
Thursday 9/21 to 12/14 4:30-5:20pm 8 to 10 years old Register
Designed for 4th or 5th grade students new to the cello.

 

 

AMUSE String Chamber Orchestra (ASCO)

The AMUSE String Chamber Orchestra is a group designed to enable students to expand their skill set in an ensemble setting. The fun, yet challenging, repertoire will be custom arranged to fit the level of its players. Students will learn basic theory, history, how to sightread in a chamber music setting, and performance techniques. The AMUSE String Chamber Orchestra will be a way for students to meet new people while getting the experience of learning to listen and blend. String rentals available.  12 weeks. $300, plus materials. 

Teacher placement.

No class Thursday, 11/23.

Day Dates Times Ages
 Thursday 9/21 to 12/14  6:30pm-8:00pm  10 to 14 years old Register
This class is designed for intermediate/advanced students with at least 1.5 years of playing experience.