Individual instruction for beginning through advanced students is offered on the following instruments: piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, voice, flute, oboe, clarinet, recorder, saxophone, and guitar. Adult students may enroll in lessons of 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length for the full school year or on a per semester basis. All students interview with the instrument department head to ensure placement with the teacher best suited to their musical needs.
Diller-Quaile accompanists visit string, woodwind, and voice lessons regularly. Adult Department Recitals provide informal performance opportunities for interested students.
In addition to individual lessons, Diller-Quaile offers the following weekly ensemble classes: Chamber Orchestra, Recorder Consort, Women's Vocal Group, and Chamber Music Coachings. Adult students may enroll in ensemble classes for the full school year or on a per semester basis. The School also offers Chamber Music Workshops, which are held on select Sunday afternoons from October through April.
If you are interested in individual instruction and/or ensemble classes, please submit an application. The School will schedule an interview with students applying for individual instruction.
Course information for ensemble classes and chamber music workshops is provided below.
ENSEMBLE CLASS PROGRAM
The Chamber Orchestra provides an opportunity to enjoy the study and performance of repertoire for small orchestra from the early Baroque to late Romantic periods. Participants hone sight-reading skills and build ensemble while playing in a mutually supportive atmosphere. Repertoire is selected to suit players' experience, focusing on beginning and intermediate levels.
|Monday, 8:00-9:00 p.m. Uli Speth, Instructor|
A small ensemble experience, playing music from Renaissance to contemporary, with emphasis on original music for recorder ensemble. When possible there is one-on-a-part playing. Experience with soprano, alto, and tenor recorders is required, and a willingness to play bass recorder is encouraged. New participants should consult with the instructor.
|Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Anita Randolfi, Instructor|
Women's Group Vocal Class
Participants enjoy the pleasures and rewards of singing beautiful choral music. Vocal technique, diction, and singing in harmony are emphasized. Seasoned singers, as well as those new to choral singing, are welcomed.
|Wednesday, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Mary Thorne, Instructor|
CHAMBER MUSIC PROGRAM
Weekly Chamber Music Coachings
Participants meet once a week, for one hour with the same ensemble and coach, to rehearse pieces from the chamber music repertoire. Ensembles have an opportunity to perform at the end of each semester. Groups are assigned based on players' levels, experience, and schedules. Pre-formed groups are welcomed. Placement is not guaranteed to all applicants.
Please contact Elizabeth Glennon, Chamber Music Workshop Coordinator, at 212-369-1484, ext. 18 or firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registering for this offering.
Weekend Chamber Music Workshops
Held on five Sunday afternoons from October through April, these workshops are designed to provide adult musicians with opportunities for expanding their musical repertoire, building musicianship, and refining their chamber music skills. Participants play in small ensembles, and each ensemble works with a coach. Groups are carefully assembled according to skill level and experience, and music is sent to participants in advance. All instruments and levels welcomed.
Deadline for registration is three weeks prior to a workshop date. The 2012-2013 Workshops will be held from 1:00-5:00 p.m on the following Sundays:
|October 14, 2012|
November 18, 2012
February 10, 2013
March 10, 2013
April 14, 2013
If you have questions or would like additional information pertaining to Weekend Chamber Music Workshops, please contact Elizabeth Glennon, Chamber Music Workshop Coordinator, at 212-369-1484, ext. 18 or email@example.com.
|TUITION RATES 2012-2013||(15 WEEKS)||(30 WEEKS)|
|30 minute lesson||$1,000||$1,980|
|45 minute lesson||$1,340||$2,680|
|60 minute lesson||$1,790||$3,580|
|30 minute lesson and 1 class||$1,495||$2,985|
|45 minute lesson and 1 class||$1,870||$3,735|
|60 minute lesson and 1 class||$2,190||$4,375|
|ADULT WEEKLY CLASSES:||(15 WEEKS)||(30 WEEKS)|
|ORCHESTRA, RECORDER, VOCAL, CHAMBER MUSIC COACHING|
|WEEKEND CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOPS|
Please call 212-369-1484 for more information on Adult Programs, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.