carlthorplogo The Carlthorp After School Instrumental Music Program


The Carlthorp After School Instrumental Music Program is offered to all students in grades one through six.

The program is directed by Larry Newman, director of Children’s Music Workshop.

Lessons are are offered for both begining students and students who have had prior musical instruction.

First Grade: Violin
Second Grade: Violin, ukulele, flute, clarinet, trumpet and pBone mini.
Third through Sixth Grades: Violin, ukulele, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, and pBone mini.

Small group classes will be scheduled every 30 – 40 minutes on Thursdays after school from 3:00 – 5:30 PM.

Please have your child’s schedule clear for a 30 – 40 minute lesson during this time block. Beginning students will have the earlier lesson times. After school child care is available for students waiting to take their lesson.

The exact schedule will be determined when enrollment is complete. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The final schedule of classes will be emailed to all applicants prior to the first day of class on Thursday, October 2, 2014.

The requested fee for one full year of weekly music lessons is $550. This covers all classes, music, books and basic supplies. The only other cost is the rental, lease or purchase of the musical instrument.

Classes run from the first week in October 2014 through Thursday, May 15, 2015 with a concert at 4:00 PM.

Register Online Now

Class size is limited and priority is given to the earliest applicants. Please complete the online application to reserve a spot.

Once the application has been filled out, please print it and follow-up by mailing it along with your check.

Mail your payment in the amount of $520 to:

Children’s Music Workshop
P.O. Box 1247
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Be sure to include your child’s name and school on the check. We will hold your online registration for 72 hours pending the receipt of your check at our P.O. Box address above.

Order Your Instrument

Through special arrangements with The Instrument Place, students in the Children’s Music Workshop school music programs can get discounted prices on instrument rentals, leases and purchases.

All instruments are delivered free to school in time for the first lesson.

And The Instrument Place carries only music program approved brand-name instruments.  They are a local, family-owned company with the best prices and service available anywhere.

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