Suzuki Violin (Ages 7-10) This group lesson is for our students who wish to play or enjoy the experience of playing the violin. Suzuki method is widely used in the world in early violin education, and shares the similar educational goals that we pursue in our other instrument programs. It is a fact that learning to play an instrument is a new skill, and with the correct approach everyone can acquire this skill. One does not have to be talen- ted to experience the pleasure of playing an instrument. Learning to play, just as in learning a language, occurs through repetition.
Pop Vocal (Ages 7-9) Pop Vocal lessons are for students who like to sing but are too young for individual vocal classes. The main objective of this lesson is to give basic voice training in order to prevent the vocal cords from suffering any damage. The voice and breathing exercises are followed by songs in English, Italian and French, together with diction education.
Pop Orchestra (Ages 10-13 and 14-18) This group involves a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 people playing together the piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic/classical guitar, drums, keyboard, percussion, violin, cello and flute. They play local and international music in Folk, Latin, Pop genres. The repertoire is shaped along the choices of the students, under the guidance of the teacher. Their work ends with a stage performance at the end of the school year.
Rock Orchestra (Ages 10-13 and 14-18) This orchestra brings together piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, drums, keyboard and percussion. During the group lessons, our students experiment and play all sub-genres of rock music. Following the year-end stage performance, they enter the studio to record a CD.
Chamber Orchestra (Ages 9-12 and 13-16) The chamber orchestra consisting of piano, violin, cello, guitar and vocal students meets twice a month to practice. Their work is finalized with a stage performance at the end of the school year.
Classical Guitar Orchestra (Ages 7-10) The Classical Guitar Orchestra made up of early age guitar students is a group study that takes place every Saturday during the academic year. The lessons end with the year-end stage performance.