Introduction to Musical Instruments Class

mothers and children sitting together

Image courtesy of Kelly Davidson

Learn about different musical instruments that you may wish to study. Gain experience practicing a new instrument (the soprano recorder). Learn basic music literacy skills. This class is intended for students ages 6–8 who are interested in studying a musical instrument, but who wish to learn more before making the commitment to private instrument lessons.

Ages: 6–8 years old; exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis.

When: 12 Saturdays in the fall and spring semesters.

Tuition: $300 per semester. Need-based tuition assistance is available to families that qualify.

Additional Information

  • Students must have a diagnosed disability.
  • No previous musical experience is necessary.
  • Students must be able to participate effectively in lessons or classes, and maintain an environment that is safe for themselves and others.
  • A soprano recorder will be provided for each student.

COVID-19 Policy for On-Campus Instruction

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, OR evidence of a negative test (PCR within 72 hours of their lesson, antigen test within 24 hours of their lesson) is required of all on-campus students. 

  • If proof of vaccination: Students must show proof of vaccination at the door when they arrive at their first lesson or class.
  • If evidence of a negative test: Students must show evidence of the negative test each week when they arrive at their lesson or class.

Masking is optional when in the buildings.

Watch a video about the class that was created by instructor Maria Doreste Velazquez and one of her students.