Beginner Guitar Class

This course is designed for the beginning guitar student. The class is taught in a group setting with some individual responsibilities. No prior guitar experience is required. This Class requires outside study and practice. You will learn the application of the music alphabet to the entire fretboard. Begin to read music notation on the fretboard. Memorize fifteen basic chords fingerings. Learn several strumming techniques for accompanying songs. Play several songs.

Day:    Tues’s                                                  Dates: Sept. 19 – Oct.  24  (6 weeks)

Time:   4:30-5:30 p.m.             Fee:  $99                     Site:  Conn. Valley School of Music

Singing Lessons for Young Beginners

Designed to give young singers grades 2 - 4 early elementary age (or older, as needed) a solid foundation in the fundamentals of singing and musicianship. 

  • Breath support and sustain
  • Vocal registration (high/low voice)
  • Vowels and diction
  • Resonate tone quality
  • Intonation (singing in tune)
  • Solfege scale and intervals
  • Beat and rhythm
  • Reading music
  • Expressive movements, gestures and facial expressions
  • Performance strategies
  • Basic piano and percussion playing

Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM          Day: Thursdays               Dates: Sept 21, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017 (6 weeks)             Fee: $99


Start your child in a small fun group setting! Give students the beginning basics of the piano. Learn proper posture, rhythm basics, note notation, fun songs and games. Each student learns on their own digital piano in our brand new digital piano lab with experienced instructor. Guest performances! 

Day:  Friday’s                                                             Dates:  Sept. 22 – Oct. 27       (6-weeks)

Time:  5:00-6:00 p.m.              Fee:  $99                     Site:  Conn. Valley School of Music



Students will learn basic bow grip, hand position and fingerings. Hands-on experience with a violin just your size that ensures a fun successful introduction to violin and a great head start to private lessons. Rental violins are available.        

Day:      Wednesday’s                                                            Dates:  Sept 19. Oct. 24 (6 weeks)

Time:   4:30–5:30 p.m.            Fee:  $99                     Site:  Conn Valley School of Music