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Planned to restart in Jan. 2019

Junior Program (ages 8-12)

Our offerings for younger musicians include theory and ear training courses, along with Performance Hour and the option of Vocal Ensemble. Children who are approved by the Ensemble Director to work in an ensemble also have that option.

Pre-College Program (ages 13-20)

For serious young musicians, our Pre-College Division offers a certificate program for music studies and performance.

Expanded offerings effective  Fall 2015

By audition / placement:

  • Early Music Large Ensemble (Advanced string/harpsichord performers).
  • “New’ Music Large Ensemble  (Advanced string/wind/brass/percussion performers).
  • Intro. to Composing/Scoring for Film (advanced composers).

Class Schedule

Concert Series

Performance experience is key for the growth of all musicians. In addition to our weekly Performance Workshop, we offer students the opportunity to perform in our monthly recital series: Academy Young Artists.

Academy Chamber Orchestra

A Typical Day in the Pre-College Division- 4-5 hours. This is a 2 year program:

Students starting out in the Pre-College Division are encouraged to enroll in our core curriculum, which includes music theory, ear training, chamber music ensemble, and performance class. Some students also take composition classes. For students who have fulfilled the prerequisites (or who can test out of them), we offer a series of electives, including conducting, sonata literature, advanced composition.