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Summer Group Classes

summer piano classYoung Beginners Piano:
Introduction to Music for Little Mozarts   (Ages 4-6 years)

Our Young Beginners Piano course is specifically designed for children ages 4-6 years old and includes movement, song, play and pretend activities, designed to provide a balance between the discipline necessary for playing piano and the enjoyment derived from the process of music-making. By the end of the week, students will be able to play simple melodies, recognize notes on the keyboard, and understand the basics of rhythm and notation. This is a great introduction to our Music for Little Mozarts class offered in both terms of the school year.

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Music for Little Mozarts Plus

These classes are designed for students that are enrolled in our year-round “Music for Little Mozarts” class piano sequence. Classes will build on concepts learned during the previous semester and keep skills fresh, preparing students to successfully advance to the next level in the fall. Maximum of 6 students per class, open only to students who have completed Level One or Level Two “Music for Little Mozarts.”

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Beginning Piano Classes  (Ages 7-9 years)

This class offers a creative alternative to private lessons. Students will learn the basics of rhythm, notation and ear training in a relaxed group setting that incorporates music and movement with basic keyboard skills. By the end of the session students will be able to read and play simple melodies, recognize all notes on the keyboard, and understand the basics of rhythm and notation. This class is a solid introduction for students who are planning to start individual lessons, or wanting to learn the basics of the keyboard.

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summer percussion classBeginning Percussion Classes  (Ages 4-6; 7 years and older)

This class  presents a fun, yet structured, introduction to drumming. Students will play assorted percussion instruments, including snare drum, drum set, hand drums, marimba, mallets, bells and shakers. The class is an excellent foundation for students preparing to start lessons on any instrument. Current students will quickly improve their rhythmic skills.

To register, contact the office at 617-277-4593.  Classes fill quickly!

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Drums for non-drummersDrumming for Non-drummers (ages 10 and up)

This class is designed for students already playing another instrument or singing that have an interest in strengthening their rhythmic skills through learning the basics of a drum set. Topics include the setup, terminology, basic drumming patterns and techniques. Who knows…you may even find you want to defect and become a drummer!

 To register, contact the office at 617-277-4593.  Classes fill quickly!

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summer voice classU R a Star! (Ages 7-12 years)

This singing class focuses on Contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and just about every style of singing except Classical. Students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction and vocal dynamics, all in a fun, vibrant setting. Repertoire is broad-based, incorporating standards and current hits.  

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summer music technologyCreating Music with GarageBand  (Ages 7 years and older)

Students will learn the basics of recording, receive education in song writing, music theory, arranging, and use their own instrumental skill to record great songs; they’ll even be singing! GarageBand is an invaluable tool for students who are interested in more than just learning the notes. No previous recording experience necessary.

Instructor: Scott Pittman

Times arranged individually with instructor, private lesson rates apply

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