Group Violin Classes

Definition: A Group Class is a classroom learning environment where 1-2 teachers direct 3-12 students at the same time in how to play the violin or on specific pieces or technique. Compare to private lessons.

Level 0: Absolute Beginner
Group Violin Class (for Adults)


Where
: Midtown West • 353 W. 48th St, 2nd floor (between 8th and 9th)
When: Feb 5th – March 18th (7 weeks, 8 classes)  • June 18th – Aug 6th (8 weeks, 8 classes)
            Tuesdays at 8pm (First two classes back-to-back on 2/5, 7-8pm and 8-9pm)
Description: This is a 7 week violin class semester for students who have little, no, or long-ago experience playing violin or any instrument. After establishing a good foundation, playing will begin on the very first day with the additional help of an assistant teacher delivering personalized attention. Exclusive beginner exercises, songs and duets found only through our studio to keep playing simple and doable yet fun.
Prerequisites: Have a violin (click here to rent from us). Sign up. Clip your nails. Show up. That’s it!
Register By: January 29th. Limited seats. 0 seats remaining. Late enrollments accepted on condition of 1 or more catch-up private lessons.
How to register: Click “Join This Class”. Once payment is complete, schedule all of the classes you will be attending!  

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Level I: Beginner
Group Violin Class (for Adults)

Accepting Late Enrollments until April 8th

Where: Midtown West • 353 W. 48th St, 2nd floor (between 8th and 9th)
When: Mar 26 – May 14 (8 weeks) • Sept 16 – Dec 10 (8 weeks)
            Tuesdays 7-8pm
Description: This is an 8 week group violin class semester suitable for beginners who have completed the Absolute Beginner Semester, or who have played violin in the past and still remember the basics such as how to bow, how to read basic music, how to play on the D and A string. This semester culminates in a concert where pieces will be performed for friends and family on Sunday, May 19th.
Prerequisites: Absolute Beginner Class or ability to play D Major Scale, slurs and bow lifts comfortably, ability to sight-read basic sheet music.
Register by: March 19th. Limited seats. 7 seats remaining.
How to register: Click “Join This Class”. Once payment is complete, schedule all of the classes you will be attending! 

   8 classes  
$32/class
       1 class    
$36
   


Student Orchestra
(Late Beginner and Intermediate)

Where: Midtown West • 353 W. 48th St, 2nd floor (between 8th and 9th)
When: Feb 26 – May 18 (12 weeks) • Sept 16 – Dec 10 (12 weeks)
            Starting March 26th, classes will  be held on Tuesdays 8-9pm and Saturdays 11am-12pm.
Description: This is a 12 week group class semester suitable for intermediate students or late beginners who have completed the Beginner Semester, and/or have played violin in the past and can still comfortably read sheet music in several keys in first position. This semester culminates in a concert where pieces will be performed for friends and family on or near May 18th. You may sign up to attend once, or twice weekly. If attending once weekly you may attend either the Tuesday or the Saturday class.
Prerequisites: Minimally one semester of the Beginner Class or, if you can already read in several keys, and are comfortable with accidentals, several bowing techniques and with sight-reading basic sheet music without stopping.
Register by: February 19th. Limited seats. Late enrollments accepted based on available seats remaining.
How to register: Click “Full Orchestra” to sign up for 12 classes (once per week). To attend any number of classes, choose “All-Access Pass” to be able to attend all 26. (This is great for those who have trouble practicing or who can really appreciate how great it is to make music with other people). The finance option allows you to pay for the semester over the course of three months. Once you’ve signed up, please schedule yourself for all of the classes you will be attending!

 ALL-ACCESS PASS
(26 classes)  
$27/class

Full Semester
  12 classes  
$32/class
         Finance    
 12 classes
  $133/mo.


   6 classes    
$33/class
         1 class     
 $36
 

 


Group Technique Intensive
(Late Beginner and Intermediate)

Where: Midtown West • 353 W. 48th St, 2nd floor (between 8th and 9th)
When: Jun 18 – Aug 6 (8 weeks)
            Likely Tuesdays at 8pm
Description: This is an 8 week semester of learning which does not end in a concert. Beginner and Intermediate students will learn more advanced bow techniques (including some really fun ones they have never done), concentrate on tone production (making a beautiful tone with the bow) and work on left-hand agility. Reading music is not a focus of this class, but left and right hand technique is.
Prerequisites: Minimally one semester of the Beginner Class or, if you can already read accidentals, know several bowing techniques and are comfortable sight-reading basic sheet music without stopping.
Register By: June 11th
How to register: Once this class is available on the calendar, a sign up button will appear here.


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