Group Classes

Group Classes

  • Guitar Essentials for Ages 8-17
  • Class Voice for Ages 7-10
  • Class Voice for Ages 11-17
  • Adult Piano Essential Elements (Ages 18+)
  • Adult Guitar Essential Elements (Ages 18+)

Guitar Essentials for Ages 8-17

Time: Thursdays 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (ongoing class with open enrollment) Breaks: Class breaks in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. Tuition: $70 per month for this ongoing class. Discounted to $60 per month for students currently enrolled in private lessons at EVSM Requirements: Approximately 3 months to 1 year of experience. Must own a guitar and a tuner to bring to class. Will need to buy class book. Course Description: Learn In this group for late Elementary and Middle School kids, students will learn music fundamentals as well as the proper left and right-hand techniques necessary for playing guitar. As an ongoing class, enrollment is open to students with various levels of experience and skill. Topics covered include correct technique, note reading, chords, improvising, strumming patterns, popular songs, and playing as a group. Instructor: Bill Clay

Class Voice for Ages 7-10

Time: Wednesdays 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (ongoing class with open enrollment) Breaks: Class breaks in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. Tuition: $70 per month for this ongoing class. Discounted to $60 per month for students currently enrolled in private lessons at EVSM Requirements: Students ages 7-10. 6 months of experience on any instrument preferred as well as access to a piano/keyboard for practice. Course Description: Learn how to sing and perform with proper vocal technique. This ongoing class will introduce your child to the basic elements of vocal singing including proper breathing, vowels, diction, singing with resonance, and performing with an ensemble. For students interested in taking private voice lessons, this course is a perfect introduction to the wonderful, fun, and fulfilling world of singing. Instructor: Lisa Blasi

Class Voice for Ages 11-17

Time: Wednesdays 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (ongoing class with open enrollment) Breaks: Class breaks in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. Tuition: $70 per month for this ongoing class. Discounted to $60 per month for students currently enrolled in private lessons at EVSM Requirements: Students ages 11-17. 6 months of experience on any instrument preferred as well as access to a piano/keyboard for practice. Course Description: Learn how to sing and perform with proper vocal technique. This ongoing class will reinforce the basic elements of vocal singing including proper breathing, vowels, diction, singing with resonance, and performing with an ensemble. For students interested in taking private voice lessons, this course is a perfect introduction to the wonderful, fun, and fulfilling world of singing. Instructor: Lisa Blasi

Adult Piano Essential Elements (Ages 18+)

Time: Thursdays 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Starts March 1) Breaks: Class breaks in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. Tuition: $80 per month for this ongoing class. Discounted to $70 per month for students with family members currently enrolled in private lessons at EVSM Materials: Initial materials fee of $40, which includes class binder, book bag, lesson book, theory book, and flash cards. Requirements: No experience required. Must own an acoustic piano or 88-key piano to practice at home. Must also bring a pair of headphones to be used during each class. Course Description: In this group class for adults, students will learn music fundamentals necessary for playing piano. As an ongoing class, enrollment is open to students with various levels of experience and skill. Topics covered include music theory, reading music, chords, popular songs, and students will practice separately, but also play as a group. Instructor: Marina McLennan

Adult Guitar Essential Elements (Ages 18+)

Time: Tuesdays 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Starts March 6) Breaks: Class breaks in the summer for June and July, and in December for the holidays. Tuition: $70 per month for this ongoing class. Discounted to $60 per month for students with family members currently enrolled in private lessons at EVSM Materials: Initial materials fee of $25, which includes class binder, book bag, and lesson book. Requirements: No experience required. Must own a guitar and a tuner to bring to class. We offer a 10% discount for students purchasing a guitar and accessories from our store. Course Description: In this group class for adults, students will learn music fundamentals as well as the proper left and right-hand techniques necessary for playing guitar. As an ongoing class, enrollment is open to students with various levels of experience and skill. Topics covered include correct playing positions, note reading, chords, improvising, strumming patterns, popular songs, and playing as a group. Instructor: Cheyne Fehser