• Instrumental Lessons & Classes

    Each student's lesson, assignments and goals are carefully crafted with the student's learning style,

    developmental level, and personal goals in mind.

    Flute

    Private lessons

    All levels, ages 10 & up

     

    • In my Fairfield home studio
    • In schools

    Piano

    Private lessons or classes

    Beginners ages 4 & up

    • Private lessons in my Fairfield home studio or your school
    • Classes for small groups in your school
    • See recommendation below

    Recorder

    Classes for ages 7-9

    • Classes for small groups in your school
    • Fun and interactive
    • See recommendation below

    Kindermusik for the Young Child

    Classes for K-2

    • Group classes
    • Includes glockenspiel, recorder, dulcimer
    • See below
  • Recommendation for Young Children

    To lay the most solid foundation for future musical study, it is strongly suggested that your child participate fully in Kindermusik through age 6 or 7 to develop the fine and gross motor skills, aural discernment, pitch recognition, visual tracking and reading ability, creative interpretation of style, and discipline required for instrumental study. Kindermusik for the Young Child, the jewel in the crown of Kindermusik, is highly recommended for a young child before embarking on any instrumental journey. In a social setting, the students learn to sing on pitch, reproduce rhythmic patterns with their whole body, read music, work together, play in an ensemble, and compose, while also being purposefully exposed to a variety of styles of music. In the first year, children learn to play the glockenspiel, a keyed instrument, and in the second year they learn the 4-string dulcimer, a stringed instrument, and the recorder, a wind instrument. At the completion of this course, your child will be much better equipped to choose the instrument they would like to study and have a better understanding of what instrumental study involves.

    Kindermusik for the Young Child is a weekly, 1-hour class, and will be available Fall 2018. Please see the Kindermusik page for music & movement classes for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and KPrep-K.

  • Contact me for more information or to set up your free preview lesson.

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