The following outlines of programs may be adapted or modified at the discretion of the instructor in order provide the most effective instruction for your student.
Beginning Violin, Guitar, and Keyboard Ensembles
Recommended for students in Grades K through 2nd, Limited to 12 students.
New students will receive a specialized instruction geared toward developing proper violin/guitar/piano technique while learning fundamental skills in reading music and playing in ensemble.
2 books required: Primer and Treasure of Tunes
Recommended for students in Grades 2nd through 5th, Limited to 12 students – 6 keyboards.
Young students develop their musical skills by learning to play a musical instrument of their choice and participating as a member of the Preparatory Orchestra/Band.
As a member of the Preparatory Orchestra/Band students will:
*Learn to hear themselves while hearing others at the same time
*Learn the value of cooperation and teamwork
*Learn responsibility as they care for their instruments
*Develop self discipline and diligence
*Develop the ability to read and write musical notation
*Develop eye-hand coordination, dexterity, concentration and memory
*Develop skills of expression and communication
Repertoire includes Technical Exercises, Traditional Folk and Seasonal melodies.
3 Books required: Primer; Holiday Celebration; Prep One
The Noble Ensemble
Recommended for students in Grades 3rd to 8th. Limited to 12 students – 6 keyboards.
This class is designed to lay a foundation in reading music and playing a musical instrument. Repertoire includes Technical Exercises, Traditional Folk & Seasonal melodies as well as arrangements of the Classics.
3 Books required: Primer; Holiday Celebration; Noble Classics.
Benefits of Music Instruction
develops intelligence, cognitive abilities, problem-solving skills and analytical skills.
the skills of perception, comprehension, and analysis, and reinforces critical thinking skills.
their self esteem increases along with their skills of communication.
Please refer to the Higher Ed page for Research Articles and more information regarding the benefits of music instruction.