Individual Instruction

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There are many rewards of music study: the discipline of practicing regularly, the delight of experiencing music through movement and song, the confidence gained from performance, and the friendships made through ensembles.

The Music School’s multi-level curriculum provides a well-rounded musical education, including weekly lessons, regular evaluation, and frequent performance and ensemble opportunities. Taking part in all aspects of the curriculum helps a student perform more easily, broaden musical skills, and make new musical friends.

Academic Year 2020 - 2021

Tuition for Individual Instruction, for 16-week semester: 

Curriculum with 30 minute lesson: $672
Curriculum with 45 minute lesson: $992
Curriculum with 60 minute lesson: $1,296

Your tuition includes:

Instruction is offered in the following; an effort will be made to find teachers of other instruments if there is a sufficient demand:

Banjo
Bass
Bassoon
Bouzouki
Cello
Clarinet

Composition
Double bass
Fiddle
Flute
French horn
Guitar (folk, jazz, classical)

Mandolin
Oboe
Percussion
Piano (jazz, classical)
Recorder
Saxophone

Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba
Ukulele
Viola
Violin
Voice

Getting Started

New students are introduced to the Music School through an individual orientation with the appropriate department chair. At that time, students learn about the Music School’s philosophy and special offerings and share their goals and expectations. After this discussion, the department chair recommends a teacher and schedules a lesson time.

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Charting Progress

Faculty members, department chairs, the dean of students, and the School’s president work together closely to monitor each student’s progress. Communication between students, parents, and teachers is ongoing. Parents are welcome to visit lessons by arrangement with the teacher. 
Student progress in performance, sight-reading, and technique is measured during departmental evaluation weeks when students perform in a relaxed workshop atmosphere for a panel of faculty. The panel’s observations are shared with the student and teacher, and progress along the multi-level curriculum is noted.
Asking for Help
The department chair, dean of students, and Music School president are available to consult with any student about lessons, progress, ensemble choices, and even college or career plans. Because of the many layers of the individual instruction curriculum, each of these professionals has regular opportunities to get to know each student musically and to be able to offer informed advice.
Accompanying & Recording Services
Professional accompaniment is always provided for student performances and workshops. Professional recording for audition requirements for colleges and summer programs also may be arranged; the Music School has a recording studio.
Sharing Successes
Performing frequently for others in a friendly, informal atmosphere removes many of the fears associated with performance. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities, although performance in public is always a decision made by a student and teacher.
Performance Opportunities