Level I

Registration for Winter/Spring 2021 is now closed

The class is designed to include strings, keyboards and percussion players in grades 5-8 who have had at least one year of private lessons or two years of band/orchestra at school. No audition necessary.

In addition to ensemble playing and rehearsal/practice techniques, we'll work on applied theory/composition/aural skills.

Teacher: Rick Ferguson

Class Fee: $330

Class Size: Minimum of 3 students, Maximum 8 students

Age Range: 5th-8th grade

Schedule: Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm (rescheduled to 2:45-3:45 for Summer only)

One sixteen-week session in Fall. One sixteen week session in Winter/Spring

Level II

Intermediate to advance level class for ages 11—17, by audition only. This class is for students who already have ensemble experience and who have been studying their instruments for at least three years (pianists, four years). Students explore more challenging chamber repertoire, in addition to engaging aural skills and theory projects—including improvisation and composition. Regular performance opportunities, both at The Musical Offering and in community settings, will be part of this experience.

Teacher: Rick Ferguson

Class Fee: $330

Instruments: Strings, keyboards, percussion only

Class Size: Minimum of 3 students, Maximum 8 students

Age Range: Ages 11-17

Schedule: Fridays, 5:00-6:00PM

One sixteen-week session in Fall. One sixteen week session in Winter/Spring.



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