Introduction Classes

Our group classes provide a wonderful introduction to music study and allow students to explore music together and develop listening, collaborating, and performing skills.

First Music

First Music

Ages 0 – 8
DC Campus: NW & THEARC
MD Campus: Silver Spring

Our First Music classes provides a variety of age-appropriate musical activities that foster cognitive, physical, and social skills.

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Meet the Instruments

Meet the Instruments - trumpet

Ages 5 – 9
DC Campus: NW

This class is perfect for young students interested in trying a variety of instruments. Students will rotate through four different instruments over eight-weeks.

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Exploring Drums

Exploring Drums

Ages 5 – 7
DC Campus: NW

A fun introduction to the percussion family of instruments. Make new friends while learning drum and mallet instruments.

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Exploring Violin

Exploring Violin

Ages 5 – 7
VA Campus: Falls Church

Begin your violin journey in this engaging 8-week group class. Learn how to hold the violin and bow, posture, and pre-twinkle repertoire.

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Exploring Piano

Exploring Piano

Ages 6 – 8
MD Campus: Strathmore

Explore the piano in this 8-week introductory group class. We’ll develop strong foundations in rhythm, note reading, and basic technique.

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Group Piano for Youth

Exploring Piano

Ages 6 – 10
All DC and MD Campuses

This yearlong weekly group class introduces the piano in an interactive and cooperative environment.

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Beginning Ukulele

Ukulele for kids

Ages 7 – 12
MD Campus: Silver Spring

Ukulele is perfect for kids looking to jump into the world of making music! This rewarding 15-week class gets kids playing tunes from the very first day.

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Beginning Guitar

Beginning Guitar

Ages 8 – 12
DC Campus: NW

This comprehensive class is a fantastic way to start playing the guitar. Students develop strong fundamentals, practice habits, and confidence.

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Beginning Orchestra

Beginning Orchestra

Age 6 – 10
DC Campus: THEARC | MD Campus: Silver Spring | VA Campus: Falls Church

Students learn the basics of their instrument’s technique and perform at the end of each session. 

DC | MD | VA

Voice for Young Singers

Voice for Young Singers 2b

Ages 6 – 13
DC Campus: NW

Developing singers learn the fundamentals of vocal technique through popular, folk, Disney, and musical theatre favorites.

Ages 6-8Ages 8-11Ages 11-13