We believe music has the power to change lives and our curriculum is designed to reflect this philosophy. We offer classes for a variety of instruments and for every type of student at all skill levels.
Through the use of movement, active listening, singing, and simple percussion instruments, every early childhood music lesson aims to teach the little ones important musical concepts.
We nurture little ones by offering a sensory learning experience for infants as young as 3 months.
Bloomingdale will offer five days of Early Childhood class options, including options for the whole family to join in on the activity. BSM will continue to offer classes based in Dalcroze Theory, Music and Movement and Orff Instrument classes.
Sensible, simple, and convenient, a Season Ticket gives busy people the flexibility they need and the lessons they want.
Our private lessons offer individual attention, customization, and a personalized curriculum. Students and teachers are strategically matched based on skill, schedules, and the student’s preferred teaching style. Our private lessons can be transformative for students as they discover their unique talents and interest.
For students taking our popular private lessons, we have also been able to continue workshops and masterclasses with guest musicians coming into zoom sessions to work with students, providing them critical feedback and serving as a community resource.
Get started by scheduling a 30-minute trial music lesson. The lesson will offer a taste of the Bloomingdale School of Music atmosphere and a chance to experience what we are all about.
Bloomingdale will offer over 20 lecture classes for students of all ages this fall. These classes are great for students new to music education with no instrument or private lesson experience, and also for those with one or many years of practice behind them.
Lecture Topics include:
Many of these classes are for students aged 14 to adult and will include mixed intergenerational groups.
Ensembles are a fun, interactive way to get those instruments out and play with others. Our Instructors explore fun level-appropriate repertoire tailored to participants’ skill and experience levels. Each ensemble culminates in a virtual performance opportunity to put those newly acquired skills to the test.
Using the lessons BSM learned in the spring and summer semesters of creating layered videos for final performances, using weekly sessions for coaching and peer feedback, BSM is excited to be hosting its
Chamber Music will return to BSM’s offerings as well with a digital landscape where students will both be able to interact with each other while also exploring important repertoire for their instruments.
Bloomingdale is excited to have three complete yearlong levels of theory to explore for students between the ages of 8 and 18. For adults, we will continue with our popular Intro to Theory.
If you want to learn about the inner workings of music – get your hands dirty with notes, chords, key signatures and rhythms – we have theory classes for students of all ages including adults.
We have built our theory program to be three year-long levels for students ages 8 to 18. Students learn together in fun and interactive classes playing games, using their instruments and writing on interactive staff paper live to understand the reasons music is more than just lines and dots on a paper. Students who have been studying an instrument for one year or more have experienced theory in their lessons but taking a theory class will help them to focus on it entirely and use that time in instrument lessons to focus on building their abilities at the instrument and through performance.
We provide access to music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability, ethnicity, or religion, which has a profound impact on individual lives as well as on our entire community.
We offer in-depth programs for students ready to take on more than just a private lesson.
Our goal is to make music education accessible and to remove the financial barrier that may prevent students from participating. Therefore, we offer need-based financial aid to as many students as possible.