Descriptions

Voice | Vocal-Piano | Vocal-Violin | Vocal-Recorder | Piano | Violin | Recorder | Dramatic Speech Arts |
Music Theory | Music History | Ear Training & Vocal Sight Reading | Song Writing & Composition

Subject Ages Description
Voice 7 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons, and may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of singing as well as taking care of the voice and vocal health issues.
  • Lessons for all students will include Music Theory, Ear Training and Vocal Sight Reading, unless it is determined that a proficient level has already been reached in these areas.
  • Vocal students with little or no music background are encouraged to take piano as part of their music lessons.

Vocal-Piano

6 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons,
    and may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of voice and
    piano, as well as taking care of the voice, vocal health issues,
    and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and vocal sight reading are included.
  • Students must have a piano or keyboard at home for practice
    purposes
Vocal-Violin 7 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons,
    and may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of voice and
    violin, as well as taking care of the voice, vocal health issues,
    and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and vocal sight reading are included.
  • Students must have a violin of appropriate size to bring to
    lessons and for home practice purposes. A music stand is also
    needed for home practice purposes.

Vocal-Recorder

6 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons,
    and may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of voice and
    recorder, as well as taking care of the voice, vocal health issues,
    and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and vocal sight reading are included.
Piano 6 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ hour lessons, and may increase
    lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of playing
    piano and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and sight reading are included.
  • Students must have a piano or keyboard at home for practice
    purposes.
Violin 8 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ hour lessons, and may increase
    lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of playing
    violin and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and sight reading are included.
  • Students must have a violin of appropriate size to bring to
    lessons and for home practice purposes. A music stand is also
    needed for home practice purposes.
Recorder 6 & up
  • Younger students begin with ½ hour lessons, and may increase
    lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Adult students begin and continue with ¾ hour or full
    hour lessons.
  • Students learn the technical and musical aspects of playing
    recorder and reading music. Music games, written theory, ear training,
    and sight reading are included.
  • Students must have a recorder to bring to lessons and for home
    practice purposes. A music stand is also needed for home practice
    purposes.
Dramatic Speech Arts 8 & up
  • Most students begin with ½ hour lessons, and may increase
    lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Students learn the technical and performance aspects of using
    the speaking voice through drama games, exercises, poems, speeches,
    monologues, and dialogues.
  • Students will learning about taking care of the voice and vocal
    health issues.
  • Theoretical aspects of voice production and speech will be included
    as needed.
Music Theory 8 & up
  • Most students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons, and
    may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Students already studying an instrument or students who have
    no music background may attend lessons in Music Theory.
  • Combining Music Theory with Ear Training and Vocal Sight Reading
    is recommended for a better understanding of musical concepts.
Music History 10 & up
  • Most students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons, and
    may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Students already studying an instrument or students who have
    no music background may attend lessons in Music History.
  • Students with little or no music background will need to combine
    this with Music Theory and Ear Training as needed for a better
    understanding of Music History and its concepts
Ear Training & Vocal Sight Reading 8 & up
  • Most students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons, and
    may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Students already studying an instrument or students who have
    no music background may attend lessons in Ear Training and Vocal
    Sight Reading.
  • Students with little or no music background must combine Ear
    Training and Vocal Sight Reading with Music Theory.
Song Writing & Composition 8 & up
  • Most students begin with ½ or ¾ hour lessons, and
    may increase lesson length as they progress to higher levels.
  • Students who are interested in Song Writing and Composition
    must have a Music Theory background, or be taking Music Theory
    in conjunction with this subject.
  • Some piano or guitar skills are an asset.

Voice | Vocal-Piano | Vocal-Violin | Vocal-Recorder | Piano | Violin | Recorder | Dramatic Speech Arts |
Music Theory | Music History | Ear Training & Vocal Sight Reading | Song Writing & Composition