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Lessons Currently Offered In:

  • Suzuki Method Violin (*please see requirements for violin below)
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Songwriting (different price/schedule for this course, see below)
  • Harp

Open enrollment is now being accepted for the Davis School of Music! Tuition is paid by semester or half-semester, or can be pro-rated if a student begins in the middle of a semester. Make up lessons will be offered during designated make-up weeks for up to two lessons missed by the student per semester. All lessons missed by instructor will be made up.

For Pro-Rated Rates: Please visit SBDAC and speak with an employee to determine appropriate tuition rate.

For Half-Semester Rates: Students either splitting total tuition cost in two halves or those taking lessons for only half a semester will pay tuition on the date of registration and at the half-way mark for each semester.

 

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Summer Course (4 weeks)

4 lessons, one per week

$140 for 4 half hour lessons

$240 for 4 one hour lessons


Private Rates

Fall Semester: September 3rd, 2018 – December 14th, 2019

14 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Thanksgiving week)

$490 for 14 half hour lessons

$840 for 14 one hour Lessons

Spring Semester: January 7th, 2019 – May 24th, 2019

18 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Easter week)

$630 for 18 half hour lessons

$1,080 for 18 one hour Lessons


Introductory Classes  (4 lesson minimum)

Unable to take a full semester? Try out an introductory course! These lessons are flexible and you can choose your number of courses (4 lesson minimum).

$35 per 1/2 hour lesson

$60 per 1 hour lesson


Pre-Twinkle Lessons

*Introductory lessons for preschoolers who have not yet mastered the first Suzuki piece, Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, which also include a lot of singing and movement.

Fall Semester: September 3rd, 2018 – December 14th, 2019

14 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Thanksgiving week)

$175 for 14 half hour lessons

$350 for 14 one hour Lessons

Spring Semester: January 7th, 2019 – May 24th, 2019

18 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Easter week)

$225 for 18 half hour lessons

$450 for 18 one hour Lessons


Group Lessons

*three or more students grouped by age and ability, subject to instructor’s decision and available partners. Please inquire for group lessons.

Fall Semester: September 3rd, 2018 – December 14th, 2019

16 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Spring Break week)

$320 per student

Spring Semester: January 7th, 2019 – May 24th, 2019

18 lessons (1 make up included, no lesson Easter week)

$360 per student


*Requirements for Violin:

  • Properly sized instrument and bow, approved by instructor before first lesson
  • Suzuki Violin School instruction book & CD (Volume depends on student’s level)
  • I Can Read Music instruction book
  • Christmas Solos for Beginning Violin (Mel Bay)
  • Daily Practice Calendar
  • Other materials as needed

*Rates may be divided into two installments each semester.

 


Songwriting Workshop with Julian Sundby

Saturday July 9-12, 2018 • 3-6pm (30 min lunch break, bring lunch!)

This course teaches the styles, structure and basics to organized songwriting. Class members will learn chords on the piano, common chord progressions, melody writing, lyrical meter and rhyme patterns and how they all mix together to write a song. Each student will develop two original songs.

This course is for beginning to advanced songwriters.

Students must have a willingness to perform their songs in front of the class and step outside his or her comfort zone. Experience with musical instruments is not necessary.

No instruments are necessary, piano provided, but feel free to bring a guitar if you prefer!
$300/person
Ages: 12+
Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 8 people

 

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