The Welby Way Instrumental
Music Program is open to all students
in grades one through five.
Weekly classes are offered each Friday after school in association with POWW's Bee University. Classes are for beginning
students with no prior instruction and for students with some
The Welby Way Instrumental Music Program is is directed by Larry
Newman. Bianca Samaniego, Wendy Mazon and Desiree' Deasy are the music specialists.
First graders may only choose the violin.
Second graders may choose the violin, cello, flute, clarinet, or
Third, fourth and fifth graders may choose the violin, cello, flute,
clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet or baritone horn.
An introductory assembly for all students in the school will be held the morning of Wednesday, August 22 in the auditorium. Parents are invited to attend.
Instruction begins on Friday, September 21, 2012 and runs through the
school year, culminating with a school concert in Spring 2013. We do not follow the regular POWW semester schedule but we do have class every Friday that school is in session from September 21 through May 2013.
Thirty to forty minute small group lessons will be held each
Friday after school between 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM. Please keep
that time block free on Fridays. This flexibility in scheduling
will allow us to create classes best suited for the enrollment.
The exact lesson schedule will be determined when enrollment is complete. We
apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. To aid in your planning, note
that beginning classes will be held earlier than intermediate and advanced level
The final schedule of classes will be emailed to all applicants
prior to the first day of class.
A one-time fee of $495 is requested to cover the costs of this year's instrumental music program (September 2012 through May 2013).
This fee includes all music, books and basic supplies which
your child is given. The only other expense is the lease,
rental or purchase of the instrument.
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 free delivery to school in time for the first lesson on Friday, September 21.
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 submitted, please
follow-up by mailing a check payable to POWW to the address below.
Mail your check payable to POWW in
the amount of $495 to:
Children's Music Workshop
P.O. Box 1247
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
DO NOT SEND YOUR CHECK TO SCHOOL. PLEASE MAIL TO THE P.O. BOX ABOVE.
We will hold your online registration for 72
hours pending the receipt of your check at our P.O. Box address
For information on paying with a credit card, please email us.
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...