ONLINE CLASSES!

Music Works offers ONLINE classes for students of all ages and skill levels. These classes are creatively designed for online group learning, and use the same teaching standards as we use during our in-person sessions. You can register TODAY by clicking the link. If you have questions we encourage students and/or parents to contact us before registering. We look forward to making music with you!

Spring 2021

Virtual Parent and Me Group Piano

Learn or rediscover the piano during group lesson with your child! This is 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 with at-home practice while developing their own piano skills. All skill levels are welcome! From the parent with little to no experience, as well as the professional musician who can assist in learning duets with their child. Please note that students will need access to a piano or keyboard in order to participate in this class.

Instructor: Elizabeth VanSant

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 5:00-5:50pm

Dates: February 24 – June 9, 2021 (no class April 14)

Ages: 5 & Up

Tuition: $300

Honors Jazz Ensemble Monk Group 

The Honors Ensemble program strives to bring together some of the finest high school and middle school jazz musicians in Seattle to explore the art of Jazz. The small group dynamic emphasizes ensemble performance and improvisation while exploring the history of Jazz by playing compositions by many of its greatest artists. The ensembles have performed throughout the Seattle area, including at the Bellevue Jazz Festival, Tula's Jazz Club, Boxley’s, and Bake's Place. Students are encouraged to contribute arrangements and original compositions, and to have an active role in the rehearsal and performance process. Interested students should contact Bruce Staelens at chubjazz@gmail.com to schedule audition.

Instructor: Mike West

Day: Saturdays

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

Dates: February 6 – May 22, 2021 (no class April 17)

Tuition: $300.00

Music Therapy Classes

Virtual Music Meetup for Kids with Brooke Bower

Make connections and friendship with peers through music! Music therapy addresses multiple therapeutic goals simultaneously by utilizing playful and interactive interventions such as instrument-playing, group improvisation, songwriting, and singing songs. Skills addressed through music include cooperation, social awareness, collaboration, social greetings/farewell, social imitation, emotional regulation strategies, and communication. Come join the fun!

Instructor: Brooke Bower, MT-BC

Day: Saturdays

Time: 11:00-11:50am

Dates: February 27 – June 12, 2021 (no class April 17)

Ages: 7-12

Tuition: $385

 

Virtual Music Meetup for Kids with Riley Kua

Make connections and friendship with peers through music! Music therapy addresses multiple therapeutic goals simultaneously by utilizing playful and interactive interventions such as instrument-playing, group improvisation, songwriting, and singing songs. Skills addressed through music include cooperation, social awareness, collaboration, social greetings/farewell, social imitation, emotional regulation strategies, and communication. Come join the fun!

Instructor: Riley Kua, MT-BC

Day: Saturdays

Time: 11:00-11:50am

Dates: February 27 – June 12, 2021 (no class April 17)

Ages: 7-12

Tuition: $385

 

Virtual Sing It Out! Choir

Sing It Out! Choir is a music therapy group open to students ages 12 and up through teens with differing needs and abilities who love to sing. Focusing on musical skill building, participants will learn to express themselves musically by singing with others and exploring a variety of musical styles. Making music enhances attention skills, social skills, cognitive skills, and gives everyone opportunities for expression. The last class of the 15-week session will be a performance for friends and family.

Instructor: Brooke Bower, MT-BC

Day: Saturdays

Time: 2:30-3:20pm

Dates: February 27 – June 12, 2021 (no class April 17)

Ages: 13-18

Tuition: $385

 

Virtual Adaptive Musical Theatre

Bring on the show-tunes! In this virtual class, teens and young adults will work together to create, rehearse and perform a short musical theatre performance. Participants will have the opportunity to choose a song that they would like to perform for the final week, and we’ll work together to create a script and dances. The class will be adapted to participants’ interests and strengths to ensure that everyone is included at their own comfort level. This class is most appropriate for teens and young adults with special needs who are able to communicate verbally or with an AAC device.

Instructor: Elizabeth VanSant, MT-BC

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 6:00-6:50pm

Elizabeth will check in with families to see what works well for them.

Dates: February 24 – June 9, 2021 (no class April 14)

Ages: 13-21

Tuition: $385

 

Virtual Voices of Sunshine

Join Voices of Sunshine! We are a community choir for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities focused on using our most natural instrument - our voices to make music, make friends, and to have fun! All levels of vocal talent are welcome. Harmony, rhythm and tone will be explored. Our musical material is influenced by what our choir members enjoy listening to, making each term all the

more fun and unique! The choir will meet once a week for 15 weeks for an hour. We request that participants needing one-on-one care or personal assistance be accompanied by an assistant while taking part in the choir. Come share your passion for singing and spread rays of sunshine!

Instructor: Riley Kua, MT-BC

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 1:00-1:50pm

Dates: February 24 – June 9, 2021 (no class April 14)

Ages: 18 & Up

Tuition: $385