Child and Youth Classes

Summer 2023

Individual Lessons

The Summer 2023 session runs for four weeks from July 5 – 29. Students can register for lessons on piano, voice, guitar, electric bass, saxophone, clarinet, composition, improvisation and braille music. Both in-person and remote lessons are available. Pricing is for a package of four lessons. 

  • 30 minute lesson: $140.00
  • 45 minute lesson: $160.00
  • 60 minute lesson: $200.00

Group Classes

Title: Electronic Music
Type: In-Person
Teacher: Anthony Vine (Composer-in-residence)
Day/Time: Saturday, 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hour
Dates: July 8, 15, 22, and 29
Description: Students will learn about the physics of sound through the music of Alvin Lucier. The class will explore four of his pieces—one for each week—which demonstrate different aspects of acoustics and psychoacoustics in a hands-on, real-time way. 
Title: NYC Museum Field Trips
Type: In-Person
Coordinator: Dalia Sakas
Day/Time: Various
Cost: Per museum
Visit four distinctive museums this summer including the Museum of Modern Art (July 7), El Museo del Barrio (July 20), Dream House: Sound and Light Environment, and the Museum of Broadway. Students can select one, a combination, or all of the museums to attend. 

Fall 2023 Semester

Individual Lessons

Instruments offered include piano, violin, drums, guitar, electric bass, saxophone, clarinet, flute, recorder, and voice. Braille music, music theory, music technology, composition and arranging are also offered as individual lessons. Individual lessons are taught by highly sought-after professionals in their fields. Students are encouraged to study in-person but can also request remote lessons. Pricing is for the entire semester (14 lessons). Please note that a $25.00 registration applies per student each semester. 

  • 30 minute lesson: $375.00
  • 45 minute lesson: $525.00
  • 60 minute lesson: $675.00

Comprehensive Music Program for Young People (CMPYP)

CMPYP provides high quality music training every Saturday at 92nd Street Y from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM to students between the ages of 7 and 19. Each class is 45-60 minutes in length and students participate in at least three classes per semester, based on their interests and abilities, as part of the CMPYP curriculum. The program operates on a 30-week academic year with spring and fall semesters. 
The goal of the program is to provide students with the specific tools – musically and socially—that they need to succeed personally and in their respective public and private schools. 
Individual study is provided in piano, drums and percussion, guitar, violin, voice, saxophone, and clarinet. Group class instruction is part of the sequential curriculum in ear training, theory, braille music, music appreciation, and dance. Students have the opportunity to participate in a number of ensembles including a chorus, instrumental ensemble, laptop orchestra, drum circle, and the top-notch GuavaTones, a mixed teen vocal ensemble. Students have access to the Music School’s Accessible Music Technology Program, an integral part of music theory, MIDI composing, sequencing and arranging.  
Classes may include Braille music, music theory, music technology, composition and arranging, drum circle, laptop orchestra, and tap dance, in collaboration with 92NY Harkness Dance Center.  
  • Full program (Three classes): $525.00
  • Full program (Three classes) + one 45 minute lesson: $1,050.00
  • Additional class: $150.00 per class
Please note that the tuition for the CMPYP does not include private instrumental lessons. 
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