Now registering for group music classes in guitar, ukulele and rock bands.  Classes begin June 15, 2015. Read class descriptions for children and adults.

Why Study Music in Groups?

Group classes provide a valuable experience for students of all ages. Whether you’re enrolling as a supplement to private study or as an alternative, group classes provide a wide range of benefits.  Inspiration through peer performances, motivation through healthy competition and a platform for social interaction are just a few of the rewards studying music in a group can bring.

They bring out the best in students through the challenge of cooperation while  providing an environment that encourages the development of functional skills.  Group music classes develop and enhance . . .

Poise and performance skills

Critical listening skills through listening to others

Musical understanding by hearing and studying a broad range of musical styles

Rhythmic security and counting ability through ensemble playing

An environment that encourages the development of functional skills

Communication skills and the ability to work in a group

A social outlet surrounding a common interest 

Motivation from other students as well as from the teacher

Exciting performance opportunities