Bloomingdale SCHOOL OF MUSIC

It’s time. Start your musical journey now.

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. No matter how far along you are on your musical journey, we’ve got you covered!

TRY A PRIVATE MUSIC LESSON

Fall/Spring Packages

30 Minutes

$1,190/ per 17-week semester ($70 per lesson)

Fall/Spring Packages

45 Minutes

$1,530/ per 17-week semester ($90 per lesson)

Fall/Spring Packages

60 Minutes

$1,768/ per 17-week semester ($104 per lesson)

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC OFFERS PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS FOR ALL AGES

Our 30, 45 and 60-minute music lessons give prospective students the opportunity to experience our community and the hands-on learning students enjoy. Lessons are taught by passionate and experienced faculty who customize lessons for each student. 30-minute Trial classes are $30.

Apply for Financial Aid

One of Bloomingdale’s distinctive characteristics is its commitment to providing scholarships and financial aid to qualifying families. Annually, Bloomingdale offers more than $200K in financial support through three aid-granting programs, as outlined below. Funding for these are provided by the generosity of individual donors and charitable foundations.

Early Childhood Classes

Join our Early Childhood faculty for fun, interactive, and music-filled classes to engage the youngest learners throughout the Summer months. Offerings are available in person in our newly renovated recital hall, 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. 

Musical Ensembles​

Students ages 8 and up can participate in performance-based classes with a wide variety of offerings for all instruments and ages, both in-person and online. Each of our ensembles provides students with invaluable group rehearsal and performance experience and creates an immersive environment that allows students of various ages and ability levels to connect, collaborate, and learn together!

Chamber

Guitar

Jazz

Strings

Voice & Theatre

Woodwinds & Brass

Beginner Classes​

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.

Virtual Lecture Classes

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.

Bloomingdale's Safety-First Commitment

CLEANING PROTOCOLS

HEALTH + SAFETY

SOCIAL DISTANCING

Bloomingdale has updated our COVID-19 safety guidelines and procedures, outlining expectations for our community members and our protocols to keep everyone safe and healthy including vaccine requirements, updated operating procedures, and clear directives for reporting and isolating in the event of a COVID exposure or positive testing. The overview and link to the full policies can be found on our website, linked here.

Online Music education

See what our Families have to say

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.

ADDITIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Music Programs

We offer in-depth programs for students ready to take on more than just a private lesson.

WE OFFER NEED-BASED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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.