Child and Youth Classes

Fall 2022 Offerings

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 can also be 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.

  • 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 from 9:00am to 5:00pm 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.    
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 and woodwinds. Group class instruction is part of the sequential curriculum in ear training, theory, braille music, music appreciation, and dance. Students also participate in youth chorus, instrumental ensemble, a teen jazz group, 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, and tap classes 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: $100.00 per class
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