This 4 semester program for children beginning at ages 4 and 5 provides an incomparable foundation for future musical study on any instrument. Children experience singing,music reading and writing, keyboard playing, ear training and creating music.
A parent, guardian, or caregiver is required to attend each class with his/her child to serve as a learning partner. Parent meetings, which are held periodically during the school year, cover subjects such as how to participate in class and how to assist at home. Children do not attend the parent meetings.
Classes meet each week and run approximately 50-60 minutes!
Age requirement : Children must have reached their 4th birthday by Sept 1 for first semester classes and by January 1 for second semester classes. This requirement is necessary to insure that children will not be exposed to unnecessary frustration by being enrolled in a program for which they may not be physically or socially ready.
Grouping: Students are matched according to age, skill development and musical goals. Classes are sometimes regrouped to provide the best learning situation.
Instructors: Yamaha instructors must pass a comprehensive musical examination and attend regular Yamaha-sponsored seminars in order to gain and retain their teaching certification. Yamaha representatives visit local classrooms periodically to assist teachers in improving and refining their teaching skills.
Class Attendance: Only enrolled students and their parents may attend the class sessions. In order to maintain an effective classroom environment, we ask that parents arrange child care for the other children. Guests may be invited from time to time with advanced permission from the instructor.
Keyboard Rental or Purchase: All Junior Music Course students must have access to a keyboard for practicing. Clark music an authorized Yamaha piano and keyboard dealer, has instruments for rental and purchase.!
!Cancellation Policy: In case of bad weather, an e-mail will be sent to you notifying you of class cancellation.!
School Vacations: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, Spring break, July 4!
Tuition and Materials Fees:
Registration: $100. Applies to balance of tuition. JMC Tuition per semester $599. Payable monthly during semester. Tuition due the first class of each month.
No refunds for missed lessons. Please call if student will be absent and we will arrange for the student to participate in another class.
Register here for more information or to enroll in a class, and one of our instructors will contact you shortly!