The Instrumental and Vocal Department provides beginning to advanced study through comprehensive programs, weekly class or ensemble instruction, and the High School Certificate Program.

 

Piano

Strings

Voice

Woodwinds

Brass

Guitar

Harp

Percussion

 

The traditions and artistic approach to teaching cultivated by the School’s founders, Angela Diller and Elizabeth Quaile, guide the School’s programs. Diller-Quaile’s faculty is united by the pedagogical principles of using repertoire of enduring quality, teaching technique musically, and leading students to an understanding of the structure of music. This integrated approach to music education enables the School’s dedicated and skilled faculty to develop the emerging artistry in each student.

Applying for Instrumental or Voice Study

To enroll for the fall 2017, please contact the Instrumental and Vocal Department at 212-369-1484, extension 26, or jkantola@diller-quaile.org and complete a PDF application.

ALL SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSION

Friday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m.

  1. Submit an application online or download an application.
  2. Schedule an interview. At the interview, experienced students will play or sing one of their current pieces. A child new to study will have an opportunity to try an instrument, while together we assess readiness for study. At Diller-Quaile the emphasis is on tailoring programs for each student’s educational needs, from beginning to advanced players.

COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM

HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • BA5C3844Auditioned Three-Year Program for Grades 10-12
    • Intensive Weekly Program
    • Multiple Performances
    • Jury Examinations
    • Master Classes
    • Community Service
    • College Application Advisement
    • Solo Junior & Senior Recitals

WEEKLY CLASS OR ENSEMBLE ONLY

  • Slideshow4Class Instrument or Voice Instruction for Beginners
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Diller-Quaile Youth Opera
  • Musicianship Class
  • Orchestra or Chorus
  • String Jam

 

Tuition Rates 2017-2018 (30-Week Program)

CORE PROGRAM

  • Individual Lesson
  • Musicianship Class
  • Solo & Ensemble Performances
  • Accompaniment for Voice, Woodwind, and Brass Lessons & Performances
  • Student Progress Reports Each Semester
  • Parent Workshops
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Advisement for Summer Program and College Applications
Piano, Guitar and Harp Voice and Woodwinds
30 minutes $3,625 $3,715
45 minutes $4,115 $4,240
60 minutes $4,495 $4,875

FULL PROGRAM

  • Individual Lesson
  • Musicianship Class
  • Group/Repertoire Class or Ensemble
  • Suzuki Parents Class
  • Solo & Ensemble Performances
  • Accompaniment for String, Voice, Woodwind, and Brass Lessons & Performances
  • Student Progress Reports Each Semester
  • Parent Workshops
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Advisement for Summer Program and College Applications
Piano, Guitar and Harp String, Voice and Woodwinds
30 minutes $4,360 $4,450
45 minutes $4,995 $5,140
60 minutes $5,490 $5,700

EXTENDED PROGRAM

  • Individual Lesson
  • Musicianship Class
  • Group/Repertoire Class or Ensemble
  • Additional Class and/or Ensemble
  • Solo & Ensemble Performances
  • Accompaniment for String, Voice, Woodwind, and Brass Lessons & Performances
  • Student Progress Reports Each Semester
  • Parent Workshops
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Advisement for Summer Program and College Applications
Piano, Guitar and Harp String, Voice and Woodwinds
45 minutes $5,200 $5,380
60 minutes $5,865 $5,960

HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • One Hour Individual Lesson
  • HSCP Musicianship Class
  • Repertoire Class
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Orchestra
  • HSCP Seminar
  • Monthly Solo & Ensemble Performances
  • Accompaniment for String, Voice, Woodwind, and Brass Lessons & Performances
  • Student Progress Reports Each Semester
  • Parent Workshops; Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Advisement for Summer Program and College Applications
  • Community Service
  • Jury Examinations
  • Solo Junior & Senior Recitals
High School Certificate Program $6,205

SECONDARY INSTRUMENT STUDY
Weekly Additional Lesson for Enrolled Students

30 minute lesson $2,030
45 minute lesson $2,730
60 minute lesson $3,580

DILLER-QUAILE YOUTH OPERA – Fall or Winter Session $800
WEEKLY CLASS OR INSTRUMENT INSTRUCTION $1,525
WEEKLY CHORUS, ORCHESTRA, ENSEMBLE, MUSICIANSHIP OR ELECTIVE $1,455

For more information, please contact the Instrumental and Vocal Department at 212-369-1484, extension 26, or lessons@diller-quaile.org.