Laurence School Instrumental Music Program

logolaurenceThe Laurence School Instrumental Music Program is open to all students in grades Kindergarten through six.

The program is directed by Larry Newman. Desiree’ Deasy and Carissa Gibson are the music teacher specialists.

Instruction is available each Thursday on ukulele, violin, cello, recorder, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, and p-Bone mini.

Kinder and first graders may choose violin or recorder.

Second graders may choose ukulele, violin, flute, clarinet, trumpet and p-Bone mini.

Third graders and up may choose, ukulele, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, and p-Bone mini.

Weekly classes are offered on Thursdays beginning October 2, 2014 as follows:

1:30 PM
Orchestra level classes

2:15 PM
Kindergarten classes

2:55 PM – 5:00 PM*
Beginning and intermediate level classes
*The exact time of your after school lesson will be announced after enrollment is complete. Please keep the 3-5PM time block open when registering for the program. This flexibility allows us to create appropriate groupings for our specific enrollment. You will be informed of your lesson time the week of September 29. We apologize for any inconvenience that this delay in announcing class times may cause. After school care is available for students waiting to take their lesson.

Classes run through the school year beginning on Thursday, October 2, 2104 with a gala year-end concert on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

The instructional cost for the year of lessons is $495. In addition, a $25 music supply fee covers all books, sheet music and basic supplies which your child is given. The only other expense is the rental, lease or purchase of an 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.

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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