Summer 2017 Programing


Brookline Music School’s Summer 2017 Programming runs from June 26- August 25.


Music & More


(Ages 4 - 8) LINK(Ages 10 - 18) LINK 
Now in its 23rd year, and for the first time as FULL DAY program, Music & More offers music, dance, and art activities in an interactive, creative environment. Each session focuses on a theme and explores music, dance, arts & crafts, special activities, outdoor play, movement games as well as teamwork and ensemble play.Designed for intermediate to advanced instrumental students, Brookline Music School’s Summer ENSEMBLE-RAMA! weeks provide a varied full-day of musical exploration, ranging from traditional classical music, to jazz improvisation and composition.
Session I: July 10 - 21
Session II: July 24 - Aug 4
Session I: June 26 - 30
Session II: Aug 14 - 18

Programs for young children


For our youngest musicians, we have six Programs (LINK) to choose from:

Music Play

Musical Adventures

(Ages Birth - 2) LINK(Ages 3 - 4) LINK
In Music Play classes, students are exposed to a playful and rich musical environment that nurtures their music development needs with singing, chanting, moving, creating, and listening. Props such as scarves, balls, egg shakers, and hoops are utilized to help children engage with music and movement. These classes are designed for active participation of both adult and child. Please come ready to sing, move, and have fun!Celebrate summer with Brookline Music School! In Musical Adventures, students will engage in musical play, learn songs, chants and dances, and play percussive instruments to both new and favorite summertime songs. These classes are designed for active participation of both adult and child. Please come ready to sing, move, and have fun!
4 Tuesdays starting July 11 (45min class)
4 Fridays starting July 14 (45min class)
4 Thursdays starting July 13 (45min class)

Instrument Discovery

Music Moves For Piano

(Ages 5 - 6) LINK(Ages 4-5 Intro to Book A) LINK
(Ages 6-8 Intro to Book B) LINK
In Instrument Discovery, students develop their understanding of music through song, movement, chants, improvisation and instruments. Each week, students will experience playing a new instrument such as the piano, violin, ukulele, and recorder.Music Moves for Piano introduces students to group piano program at Brookline Music School. Classes include creating at the keyboard, playing short pieces and duets, singing, chanting, moving and fun! Students learn to recognize the sounds of music using syllables, imitate musical patterns accurately, sing in tune, move with the beat, and develop beginning piano technique and keyboard skills using rote instruction.
4 Thursdays starting July 13 (45min class)Info TBD

Vocal Discovery

Meet The Instruments

(Ages 7-8) LINK(Ages 6-9) LINK
With a focus on contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and more, students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction, and vocal dynamics, all in a fun, vibrant setting.This week-long morning program (9:30am - 12:30pm) is the perfect introduction to musical instruments for your child. Children will be introduced to cello, clarinet, drums, flute, French horn, guitar, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, violin and more!
Monday - Thursday, July 17-20Monday - Friday June 26-30 & August 21-25

Preteen to Adult Programs


Beatles Summer Project

(Ages 8-Adult)

John Purcell and Co. will be celebrating the 50th ANNIVERSARY of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by performing the album in it’s entirety with a rock band and orchestra!  Led by John Purcell, this project focuses on learning the pieces in small groups and then coming together for one mega performance (tentatively scheduled for Sunday, August 6 at a to be determined outdoor location).  LINK

Summer Adult Chamber Music 

Experience the unique exhilaration and camaraderie of playing in a small ensemble. Delve into new repertoire, strengthen musicianship, and form lasting friendships over a shared love of music. Coached sessions led by our experienced, professional faculty culminate in a friendly festival performance of works-in-progress. Chamber groups may meet weekly throughout the summer, with flexible scheduling available.  All levels are welcome, and placement auditions begin in mid-March. LINK

Private Lessons


Finally, the most flexible summer fit for most ages (4 - Adult) is our Summer Private Lessons Program.  Visit our Summer Lessons page for more info.  LINK

Brookline Music School
25 Kennard Road
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: (617) 277-4593
Fax: (617) 277-4437

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