Marquez After School Instrumental Music Program
The 2017 – 2018 Marquez Elementary After School Instrumental Music Program is open to all students in grades one through five.
For the past thirty years, our award-winning Marquez school orchestra program has been directed by Larry Newman. Beginning this year, the program is being offered after school rather than during the regular school day as in past years. But as always, instruction is provided by the outstanding faculty of Children’s Music Workshop and directed by Larry Newman.
Instruction is available on flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, baritone horn, pBone mini, violin, cello and ukulele.
• First graders may only choose the violin.
• Second graders may choose violin, flute, clarinet, trumpet or pBone mini.
• Third graders and higher may choose violin, cello, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, pBone mini or ukulele.
Classes are for beginning students with no prior experience on their chosen instrument as well as for students with prior lessons and experience.
Classes Are Every Thursday After School
Thirty to forty minute classes will take place on Thursdays after school between the hours of 2:10 PM and 5:30 PM beginning on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
The exact lesson schedule for Thursday afternoons will be determined when enrollment is complete. Please have your child’s schedule clear for a 30 – 40 minute lesson during this time block of 2:10 PM through 4:50 PM. 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. To help with planning, please note that first grade violin classes will be held immediately after dismissal at 2:10 PM. For older students waiting to take a later lesson, the LAUSD Youth Services Program provides free, supervised after school care on the school playground from school dismissal time each day until 6 P.M. This option is available for students in grades 2 through 5. STAR also runs a paid after school child-care program. Or, parents can take their child home at dismissal and return back to campus if the lesson is later in the afternoon.
Music Instructional Fees
A fee of $565 is requested from each participant to cover the entire 2017 – 2018 school year (September 14, 2017 – May 3, 2018) . This fee covers all instruction, books, music and basic supplies which your child is given.
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 Tuition and Instrument Rental Available
A parent volunteer/orchestra liaison is needed for the 2017 – 2018 school year. If you would like to be this year’s parent helper and you are available to be on campus each Thursday from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent volunteers receive FREE TUITION and FREE INSTRUMENT RENTAL for your child for the 2017-2018 school year.
Order your instrument now and get free delivery to school for the first day of lessons on September 14. 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.
Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a year long program. Instruction runs through May 3, 2018.
Class size is limited so please submit your registration ASAP to reserve your place in the class.
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 $565 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.
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