If you want to learn how to play an instrument, we can teach you how. Students of all ages & abilities are able to learn over 20 instruments and from our experienced faculty. so no matter how far along you are on your musical journey, we’ve got you covered!
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.
Join our Early Childhood faculty for fun, interactive, and music-filled classes to engage the youngest learners throughout the Summer months. Offerings are available both in-person and online, on a variety of days and times to suit every family’s scheduling needs and every child’s delight. Children from 3 months to 5 years old will learn musical concepts through hands-on percussive experiences, as well as song and dance. To assure safety measures are met, each in person class is limited to 4 students with an accompanying parent or guardian and masks are required for the duration of the class.
Students ages 8 and up can participate in performance-based classes such as our two different Flute Choirs led by Tereasa Payne, or our Jazz Ensemble with Michael Cochrane. Students will gain valuable experience rehearsing and performing in a virtual group setting to continue making music safely together.
Our beginner youth classes provide an excellent introduction to our most popular instruments. The supportive group class settings allow students to work together, learn together, and help one another as they come across musical challenges together.
Get a head-start on your music theory education by signing up for one of our theory classes with Sebastian Cruz! We are offering two virtual sections on Mondays and Wednesdays for each class; ages 8-12, ages 13-17, and ages 18 and up. Through the analytical study of music theory, students will develop the confidence to open many doors including playing by ear, improvising, reading, writing, or composing music. Current music theory students will also be able to enroll in their continuing class, so they don’t miss a beat this summer!
Bloomingdale Resident Teaching Artist, Marc Peloquin, leads a series of 4-week music courses designed to give students a basic understanding of music and inspire an appreciation for music through a variety of musical styles. Each class in this lecture series will feature live demonstrations of musical concepts, discussion, and recorded listening examples. These courses will give you tools and context to better appreciate the magical world of music.
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.