The Laurence School Instrumental
Music Program is open to all students
in grades Kindergarten through six.
The program is directed by Larry
Newman. Laura Ryan and Desiree’ Deasy
are the music specialists.
is available on violin, cello, recorder, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet
and baritone horn.
Kinder and first graders may choose violin or recorder. (See Kinder video below.)
Second graders may choose guitar, violin, flute, clarinet and trumpet.
Third graders and up may choose guitar, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet and baritone horn.
Weekly classes are offered for 30 to 40
minutes each Wednesday.
Instruction is offered during the regular school day beginning on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 and runs through
the school year with a gala year-end concert on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 3:45 PM.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (subject to change based on enrollment needs)
12:15 - Kinder Violin
12:45 - First Grade Violin
1:15 - Beginning Violin and Cello
1:45 - Orchestra Level Violin
12:15 - Recorder for K and 1
12:45 - Intermediate Winds/Brass
1:15 - Orchestra Level Winds/Brass
1:45 - Beginning Winds/Brass
2:15 - Guitar
A music fee of $450 for the 2012-2013 school year is requested
from each participant. This fee includes weekly lessons and all music, books and basic
supplies which your child is given. In addition, there is a $20
Laurence School administrative fee. The only other expense will be
the lease, rental or purchase of the instrument.
Order your instrument now from String Season and get free delivery to school for the first lesson on October 3.
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 check in the
amount of $470 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
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...
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 recently at Los Angeles City Hall.