Early Childhood Department

Young students delve into the beginning steps of instrument playing in this group setting. Hands-on, exploratory classes are spent with each of the following instruments: percussion, piano, violin, cello, harp, recorder, and guitar. For each successive instrument, students explore timbre, dynamics, proper postural positions for producing sounds, and music terminology, establishing a foundation for their current and future music-making. A head teacher and a pianist lead the class throughout the year, and are joined by guest faculty for violin, cello, harp, and guitar. Exploring real acoustic instruments in a supportive, collaborative setting, children deepen their understanding and love of music. The order in which the instruments are studied throughout the year may vary.*

* Instrument usage fee for group class is $150 per student.

Mon3:45-4:25 p.m.(#45)Child Only$2,780.00
Wed3:10-3:50 p.m.(#46)Child Only$2,780.00
Wed4:00-4:40 p.m.(#47)Child Only$2,780.00
Thurs2:50-3:30 p.m.(#48)Child Only$2,780.00
Thurs3:40-4:20 p.m.(#49)Child Only$2,780.00
Fri11:00-11:40 a.m.(#50)Child Only$2,780.00

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For questions regarding Early Childhood classes, please contact Dorothy Appleton at 212-369-1484, ext. 43 or email dappleton@diller-quaile.org.

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