The 2016 – 2017 Clover Ave. School Instrumental Music Program is open to all students in grades one through five.
The program is directed by Larry Newman and classes are taught by Mandy Fey and Margaret Kocher of Children’s Music Workshop.
Weekly classes are offered for 30 – 40 minutes each Monday after school beginning on Monday, September 19, 2016.
Introductory Student Assembly
Students were introduced to the program with live performances of the instruments on Friday, August 26, 2016 in the school auditorium.
• First graders may only choose the violin.
• Second graders may choose the violin, flute, clarinet, pBone mini and trumpet.
• Third, fourth and fifth graders may choose the violin, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, pBone mini, baritone horn or trombone.
Classes are for beginning students with no prior experience on their chosen instrument as well as for students with prior lessons and experience.
Thirty to forty minute classes will take place on Mondays between the hours of 2:40 and 5:30 PM beginning on Monday, September 19. The final schedule and location of classes will be announced via email after enrollment is complete.
Please clear your child’s schedule on Mondays from 2:40 – 5:30 PM so that he/she is available for their particular lesson time when it is announced. (First grade violin class will be offered immediately following dismissal at 2:40 PM.)
Music Instructional Fees
A fee of $550 is requested from each participant to cover the entire 2016 – 2017 school year of weekly music lessons – including all music, books and basic supplies which your child is given throughout the year.
The only other expense will be the lease, rental or purchase of the instrument. Instruments are available for up to 45% off the retail price for participating music students through our instrument supplier. Order online now and get free delivery to school for the first lesson. Visit The Instrument Place to place your order.
Free Music Tuition and Instrument Rental
A parent volunteer is needed to proctor the students waiting to take their lesson on Mondays. If you are available every Monday from 2:40 – 4:30 PM to help, please email Mr. Newman. Parent volunteers receive a full tuition waiver and free instrument rental.
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 $550 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.
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.
The Value of Music Education