The Kenter Canyon Charter
Elementary School Instrumental Music Program is
open to all students in grades one through five.
The program is
coordinated by Larry Newman and classes are taught by the expert faculty of Children's Music Workshop.
Weekly classes are offered for 30 to 40 minutes
each Friday during the regular school day.
Instruction is available
on recorder, flute, clarineo, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, baritone horn,
trombone, violin and cello.
First graders may only choose the violin
or recorder. Recorders are provided free with enrollment in the class.
(What is a recorder?)
Second graders may choose flute, clarient, trumpet or violin.
Third graders may choose flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, baritone horn, trombone, violin or cello.
Fourth and fifth graders may choose flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, baritone horn, trombone, violin or cello.
musical experience is required to enroll in a beginning class.
with some prior experience will be placed in an intermediate or advanced
level ensemble depending on ability.
To best accommodate all the students, the final
schedule will be determined when enrollment is complete. Students
will be notified of their lesson time by their classroom teacher
and by e-mail.
An orchestra recruitment assembly will be presented to all students on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 9:45 AM in the auditorium. Parents are welcome to attend.
Instruction begins on Friday, September 28, 2012 and runs through
the school year, culminating with an evening concert on Thursday, May 10, 2013 at 4:00 PM (beginners) and 7:00 PM (orchestra) in the auditorium.
A one-time music donation of $435 is requested to cover the instructional
costs of this year’s instrumental music program. This fee covers all music, books and basic supplies which your child
is given. The only other expense will be the lease, rental or
purchase of the instrument. Order your instrument online now through String Season and they will deliver free to school for the first lesson on September 28.
A limited number of scholarships are available to those who request
them and every attempt will be made to see that all students
who wish to participate are given the opportunity regardless
of financial considerations.
Through special arrangements with String Season, instruments
are available for purchase, rent or lease-to-own at up to 45%
off the retail price for participating music students.
Visit www.stringseason.com for more information and to place your order
for delivery to school in time for the first lesson.
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 completed, please
print a hard copy and mail it along with your check to the
Mail your donation in
the amount of $435 payable to Kenter Canyon Parent Support
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
Workshop Receives Fourth Emmy Nomination in as Many Years
The 63rd Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards were held at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North
Hollywood, CA. For the fourth consecutive year, Children's
Music Workshop was nominated in the Children/Youth category
for the All Schools Elementary Honor Orchestra broadcast from
UCLA. Learn more...
Canyon Orchestra Students Honored at Los Angeles City
Hall for Musical Excellence
Workshop director, Larry Newman and student members of
the All Schools Elementary Honor Orchestra were honored
by the Los Angeles City Council at City