Music Instrument Lessons

Who: Grades K – 12 (Watertown Residents Only)

When: September 18, 2017 – June 15, 2018

3 sessions - 10 classes per session

Session 1: September 18 to December 8, 2017

Session 2: December 11 to March 16, 2018

Session 3: March 19 to June 15, 2018

Class offered Monday thru Friday from 2:30 to 7:00 pm

Day and time arranged between parent/guardian and instructor

Fall: September 18 to December 8, 2017

Session 1 No classes: 10/9, 11/7, 11/10, 11/23, 11/24

Winter: December 11 to March 16, 2018

Session 2 No classes: 12/25 - 1/1, 1/15, 1/16, 2/19-2/23

Spring: March 19 to June 15, 2018

Session 3 No classes: 4/16- 4/20, 5/28

Where: Watertown Middle School – Music Rooms and Class Rooms as assigned

Tuition: 30 minute class: $25.00 per class x 10 classes = $250.00 per session

45 minute class: $37.50 per class x 10 classes = $375.00 per session

60 minute class: $50.00 per class x 10 classes = $500.00 per session

Extra classes can be available at the end of each session to maintain continuity of program at an additional cost.

*See attached list of instruments offered and instructors.

Register Online:www.watertown-ma.gov go to“Online Payments”: Recreation Program Payments

Description: Students work with instructors who are also professional musicians in the Greater Boston area, perform regularly on their instruments, and have many years of experience teaching children of all ages. This is a tuition based program and is highly recommended for students participating in school instrumental ensembles. Private lessons allow the instructor to focus on the individual needs of each student enabling the student to progress faster and perform in their school ensembles with a high degree of ability, confidence, and enjoyment. One-on-one instruction can help motivate students who are having some difficulties progressing on their instrument and provide challenge to more advanced student musicians.

Students who currently play an instrument during the school day are strongly encouraged to enroll in private instrumental music lessons either through this program or elsewhere. Parents, working with the instructor, determine the length of lessons that best suits the musical needs of the child. Parents must contact the teacher in advance of registration to determine an appropriate lesson length and schedule.

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