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CLASSES

CLASSES AND ENSEMBLES

Music Works offers classes for students of all ages and skill levels. If you have questions, we encourage students and/or parents to contact us before registering. We look forward to making music with you!

 

Sliding Scale Pricing: At Music Works, we believe that music should be available to all members of our community, regardless of their age, skill level, or economic status, which is why we're happy to offer sliding scale pricing. Learn more and apply here.

Discounts Available: Call us to get 30% off your group class for students who are currently taking private lessons, or when you sign up for private lessons at the time of registration.

Early Childhood
ELEMENTARY LEARNERS AND GROUP LESSONS | AGES 7-12

SPRING 2024

EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSES

 

Baby and Me Music

Welcome to the world of music! This brand-new class is designed for our youngest music lovers and their caregivers. Each class will include familiar songs and fingerplays, sensory experiences, songs and activities for caregiver-infant bonding, and movement songs for motor coordination and body awareness. In each class, we’ll learn some of the “why’s” behind what we do in class and learn simple ways to bring music into our homes – both for our child’s enjoyment and for ours

Instructor: Kaeli Earle 

Day: Saturdays

Time: 10:00-10:45am
Dates: March 9 – June 8 (no class April 13)

Ages: 0-2

Tuition: In order to increase accessibility for this class, we are offering a number of tuition options. Please choose the price that works best for your family!
Option 1: $405.00 | Full Price
Option 2: $200.00 | Reduced Price: Families may choose a lower price point if the cost of the class creates a financial barrier
Option 3: $505.00 | Pay It Forward Price: Help sponsor another student with your $100 scholarship donation Please contact registration@musicworksnw.org if you would like to pay at a different level than the above options.

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I Love Music

Children this age are so ready to explore and learn about their world! In this class for older toddlers, we will use music to learn about our world, play different instruments together, and discover new music concepts such as rhythm, pitch and melody. Parents and caregivers will play an active role in the music-making process and will learn ways to encourage a love of music at home. 

Instructor: Kaeli Earle 

Day: Saturdays

Time: 11-11:45am

Dates: March 9 – June 8 (no class April 13)

Ages: 3-4

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Parent & Me Singing Class

Raise your voice together with your child in song! Singing is elemental – children are natural, but as adults we often “un-learn” how to sing. In this class parents/caregivers and students will discover the joy of singing together. Along the way the class will introduce concepts of rhythm, note reading, solfege, and beginning vocal technique. All skill levels are welcome. A parent or caregiver is expected to participate in each class as a learner alongside their student.

Instructor: Karen Nestvold

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 6-6:50pm
Dates: February 20 – June 4 (no class April 9)  

Ages: 5-8

Tuition: $405

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Creative Keyboards Piano Class (parent involvement required)

Join us for group piano at Music Works! This group piano class will introduce piano technique, note reading and musical concepts. All skill levels are welcome! Children are welcome to attend with their parent or caregiver learning alongside them, or attend on their own.

Instructor: Rob Frain

Day: Fridays

Time: 6-6:50pm

Dates: February 23 - June 7 (no class April 12) 

Ages: 5-10

Tuition: $405

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Parent & Me Piano

Learn or rediscover the piano during group lessons with your child! This class is a how-to guide on how to parent and nurture your growing pianist. This class allows adults to learn or return to the piano while developing strategies for at-home practice while developing their own piano skills. All skill levels are welcome! Parent or caregiver is expected to participate in each class as a learner alongside their student.

Instructor: Kevin Zhao

Day: Tuesday's

Time: 6-6:50 pm

Dates: March 5 - May 15 (no class April 9, 2024)

Ages: 5-10

Tuition: $300

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ELEMENTARY LEARNERS AND GROUP LESSONS | AGES 5-12

 

Creative Keyboards Piano Class (parent involvement required)

Join us for group piano at Music Works! This group piano class will introduce piano technique, note reading and musical concepts. All skill levels are welcome! Children are welcome to attend with their parent or caregiver learning alongside them, or attend on their own.

Instructor: Rob Frain

Day: Fridays

Time: 6-6:50pm

Dates: February 23 - June 7 (no class April 12) 

Ages: 5-10

Tuition: $405

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Instrument Discovery

Violins, flutes, and drums, oh my! Do you love music but don’t know what instrument to play? Then this class is for you! Students will be introduced to a variety of musical instruments, while learning basic musical concepts. Our instructor will share her love of music during this fun-filled semester of instrument exploration.

Age: 8-12

Instructor: Megan Hutchison

Day: Fridays

Dates: February 23 - June 7 (no class April 12) 

Time: 5-5:50pm

Price: $405

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ENSEMBLES & CLASSES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS | AGES 12 AND UP

Afro-Cuban Jazz Combo 

Fred Hoadley has been and is currently a leading performer and authority on Afro-Cuban music in the northwest for 20 plus years. For decades, African-inspired Cuban music has influenced the world of Jazz with its infectious rhythms and beautiful melodies. Students will be able to work on improvisation through Afro-Cuban arrangements. New students to the Afro Cuban Combo must arrange to meet with the instructor to assess whether the ensemble is a good fit or not. 

Instructor: Fred Hoadley 

Day: Mondays 

Time: 7:30-8:50p

Dates: December 4 - February 19 (no class December 25, January 1) 

Ages: 16

Tuition: $405

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ENSEMBLES & CLASSES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS | AGES 12 AND UP
Jam Club
MUSIC THERAPY GROUPS | AGES 4 – ADULT
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