Classes and Workshops

ELEMENTARY: Grades 3-6 (2017-18 School Year)
5:15-6:00 PM Wednesdays, June 21- July 26, 2017 (No class 7/5)
MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL: Grades 7-12 (2017-18 School Year)
4:30-5:15 PM Fridays, June 23-July 28 (No class 7/7)
Tuition: $49
Instructor: Darren Mill

Join instructor Darren Mill for a great introduction to the guitar! Electric or Acoustic guitars welcome. During this 5-Week class you will:

  • Get to know all the parts of your guitar, from frets to strings.
  • Learn how to tune your instrument.
  • Explore the fundamentals of music notation.
  • Find out how to produce clear, beautiful notes and chords.
  • Start learning about rhythm, tempo and volume.
  • All in a fun, fast-paced class that will have you quickly playing songs!

BONUS! Participants have the opportunity to continue their instruction with a certificate for $25 off your first quarter of private lessons!

Grades 6 – 12
Tuition: $35
Our 2-hour workshop will get your tuned-up and feeling confident for your next show choir audition!

Workshop includes:

  • Vocal Tips for “My Country Tis of Thee” – Breathing, tone, and finding the right key for you.
  • Dance – Learn the most typical show choir dance steps and turns, with tips for practice and polish.
  • Audition Tips – How to deal with those nerves and present yourself like a show choir pro!

Back to School Session
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Spring 2018 Sessions
Monday, March 26, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM

All-State Vocal Sectional Clinic
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Tuition: $49 (lunch included)
Check in: 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Clinic: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Join us for a day of great music that will leave you feeling confident and well prepared for your All-State Chorus audition. Just bring your All-State music – we will provide lunch!

SNJ Saturday Strings – Summer Program

8 Weeks – June 3-July 29 (No lessons July 1)

Grades 2 and Up

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Tuition: $158 (Regular price $218. A savings of $60!)

An eight week lesson package at a special introductory rate. We believe that students learn best through a combination of private instruction and group interaction, so our program consists of two cycles of 3 weekly private lessons followed by a group lesson on the fourth week.

4 Weeks – July 8-29

9am-10am

Grades 9-12

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Tuition: $99 for all four sessions. $35 individual drop-in rate.

Get a head start on All-State scales and etudes!

4 Weeks – July 8-29

11:15am-12:00pm

Students entering 5th grade

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Tuition: $49

Don’t go back to school rusty! This four-week refresher course is for students who have completed 4th grade strings and are planning to continue strings in 5th grade. We will review music and techniques from your 4th grade strings classes and practice and reinforce note reading, rhythms and note values.

8 Weeks – June 3-July 29 (No class on July 1)

11:15am-12:00pm

For students entering grades 5-12, who have had a minimum of one year of violin.

Viola, Cello, Bass

Tuition: $99

Would you like to start the school year on a new instrument? Our Switch-A-Roo class will help you to switch from violin to viola, cello, or bass.

6 Weeks – June 10-July 22 (No Class July 1)

10:00am-11:00am

Performance July 22 at 11:00am

3 Age Groups: Grades 6-7 – Minimum 2 years’ experience

Grades 8-9 – Minimum 3 years’ experience

Grades 10-12 – Minimum 4 years’ experience

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Tuition: $149

Do you love to make music with others? Is the practice room getting a little lonely? Explore a variety of musical styles while collaborating with other like-minded young musicians. Three different age groups in this six-week term culminating in a live performance! No audition is required, just a minimum experience requirement and a desire to have a great time making music with others.