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Programs

2018-2019 Schedule of Classes and Tuition

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INDIVIDUAL LESSONS
Pre K – Adult
Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Piano, Voice, Guitar, Percussion, Music Theory, Composition, Conducting, Songwriting.
Other instruments upon request.
Individual Lesson Rates for Teaching Artists, Master Teachers,
and extended lessons, may vary. Please ask for details at the SOL-LA office.
Tuition is based on Packages of 16 Lessons,
renewable year-round.
SOL-LA Standard Rates:
60 min: $1440 /16 lessons
45 min: $1120 /16 lessons
30 min: $ 800 /16 lessons
CLASSES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
Orff Schulwerk
Pre K – 1st grade
Orff music is a young child’s introduction to playing music together. Simple poems and folk songs stimulate their musical imagination as they translate to singing and dancing, rhythm instrument and xylophone play. Parent participation encouraged!!!
Saturdays, 9:00am-9:30am
$360 per semester
Open Strings Ensemble
Pre K – 1st grade
This playful group class introduces young students to the sound and feel of the violin through songs, musical games and stories.
Saturdays, 9:30am-10:00am
$360 per semester
Music Steps
Toddler – Pre K
Bond with your child as you take Music Steps together on a path to a life-long
love of music and learning. This unique program is designed to fascinate and
captivate toddlers with interactive experiences through music, movement, games,
imaginative play and storytelling. Taught by Early Childhood Specialist and
Professional Musician, Jasmine Lau.
24 to 36 months:
Saturdays, 10:00am-10:30am

30 to 48 months:
Saturdays, 10:30am-11:00am
$100 per four week session:
October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
Register now, spaces are limited!
BEGINNING INSTRUMENTAL CLASSES
Piano Partners
K – 2nd grade
Parent and child share the unique experience of learning, playing and even performing keyboard together! So get those fingers off your computer and tap into your inner musician. Be ready to play games, perform pieces and have lots musical fun with your child.
Saturdays, 9:45am-10:15am
Saturdays, 10:30am-11:00am
$360 per semester
The Pizzicato Ensemble - Violin or Cello
K – 5th grade
Students are introduced to the basic elements of either violin or cello in these fun group environments. Students learn to channel their creative energy through the voice of the violin or cello, playing well-known songs, musical games and storytelling.
Violin:
Saturdays, 11:00am-11:30am
Cello:
Saturdays, 12:30pm-1:00pm
$360 per semester
MUSIC THEORY & COMPOSITION
Music Detectives
With magnifying glasses in hand, detectives explore music’s wonderful
mysteries through games, improvisation, singing, movement and active listening. We uncover the secrets of the language of music such as note reading, identifying instruments, repertoire observations and elementary score analysis.
Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
$425 per semester
DO Music Theory Fundamentals I
5th Grade – Middle School
Music is a language. This class is a friendly and easy to understand introduction to the language of music and the basic key elements of musical grammar: note reading, rhythm, scales and musical terms.
Saturdays, 10:00am-11:00am
$425 per semester
RE Music Theory Fundamentals II
5th Grade – Middle School
The theory class will cover all the basics from the circle of 5ths and key signatures to sight-singing, ear training and advanced rhythm reading skills.
Incorporating Kodály ear training methodology.
Saturdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm
$425 per semester
MI Intermediate Music Theory
Middle & High School
This class reviews, strengthens and expands students’ fluency of musical grammar using key elements: notation, solfege, scales, intervals and musical terminology.
Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm (noon)
$425 per semester
Two Semester Class Enrollment
FA Advanced Music Theory
High School
This class introduces students to more complex musical concepts while exploring the colors and poetry of music through composition.
TBD
Two Semester Class Enrollment
Music Theory classes are based on Certificate of Merit and ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) standards of curriculum.
CHORUS
Children's Chorus
K – 4th grade
The children’s chorus engages young singers in the magic of group singing and builds a foundation for healthy vocal technique. Children dive into diverse repertoire from around the world.
Saturdays, 10:00am-11:00am
$425 per semester
SOL-LA Chorus
5th – 9th grade
Singers develop strong technique, aural skills and musicianship in a supportive, collaborative environment. Repertoire includes classic favorites and surprises that will expand interests and tastes.
Saturdays, 12:00pm-1:00pm
$425 per semester
INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES
The Junior Staccato Ensemble
K-5th grade
This group class is a first step into the world of collaborative play for violins, violas and cellos. Students learn to blend together with harmony, melody and even dissonance!
1+ year playing experience. Individual lessons essential.
Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
$425 per semester
The Intermediate Arco Ensemble
Elementary & Middle School
A musical journey for students to discover the many ways to feel and interpret music through the joys of ensemble playing. Students explore repertoire from the classical greats, Disney favorites and beyond. 2+ year playing experience. Individual lessons essential.
Saturdays, 1:00pm-2:00pm
$425 per semester
The Senior SOL-LA Ensemble
Middle School – Adult
This intergenerational ensemble brings together students of ALL ages, along with faculty, to play the great string orchestra repertoire. 3+ year playing experience. Individual lessons essential. Performance opportunities throughout the year.
Saturdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm
$425 per semester
Youth & Adult Chamber Music
Chamber music is the ultimate - for learning, satisfaction, and sheer joy. Students with 3+ years of playing experience are encouraged to audition for this musically enriching program and be placed in a small ensemble according to age and level under the guidance of faculty or guest artist. Individual lessons essential. Performance opportunities throughout the year.
Schedules & Tuition Vary
Jazz Combo
Middle & High School
Combo setting, trading fours, blues scales and performing. 1 + years of experience
Schedules & Tuition Vary
ALTERNATIVE STYLES WORKSHOPS
All Ages
Students explore a variety of musical styles and techniques with SOL-LA faculty and guest artists. Watch for more information about topics, special guests and schedule.
Schedules & Tuition Vary
SOL-LA Music Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.