After-School Music Program

The After-School Music Program provides individual and small group instrumental lessons for children ages 7-13. 

Our instructors are talented high school and college musicians. Our volunteer staff are mentored by professional musicians, who guide the teen volunteers in their teaching. 

Lessons are offered on weekdays and Saturday mornings on the following instruments:

Piano, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, and Drums.

An Art class is held on Saturday. 

Registration: $50 per family (annual fee) 

Materials Fee: $20-$35 per family

Lessons: $12 per lesson

Instrument Rentals are available, price varies by instrument. 

Lesson Times:
Tuesday -  Friday: 4:00-5:30 p.m.    

Saturday: 9:30-10:45 a.m.
                10:15-11:45 a.m.

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is currently ongoing.

Please Call the office at 914-654-1178 for more information.

Scholarships may be available. Please contact the office to request a financial aid application. 

Composers of the Future

A musical composition 10-week writing workshop in which students are selected from the After-School Music Program to work with professional composers and musicians. This program provides a unique experience for self-expression under the guidance of mentors of the highest quality.

 

Over the course of the program, professional musicians help the children understand the sounds, range, effects, and capabilities of many orchestral instruments. The students are instructed in the basics of composition and guided in the orchestration of their own music by noted composers and music educators. Final pieces are performed by the Symphony of Westchester, under the direction of Barry Charles Hoffman, at a concert held at Iona College in New Rochelle..

Lesson Times: 4:00-5:30 p.m.  90 minutes per session. Schedule to be determined each year.

Fee: $12 per session