extra-curricular classes

music theory

Open to all students.


The most vital part of any musicians skills -  “musical vocabulary”. All students are encouraged to take music theory lessons. Lessons range from group classes learning beginning theory to advanced composition.

performance class

Open to all students at any levels.


This class helps students overcome performance jitters and gives them an opportunity to work with our school accompanist to perform new pieces. Whether you are pre-twinkle or play the Tchiakovsky concerto, sign up with our school accompanist for a trial run of your favorite piece. Please consult your teacher if you would like to schedule a time to perform.


2015/2016 Schedule:


  • 10/04/15 - Saturday at 1pm 

  • 11/04/15 - Wednesday at 6:30pm

  • 11/21/15 - Saturday at 1pm

  • 12/05/15 - Saturday at 1pm

  • 01/30/16 - Saturday at 1pm

  • 03/03/16 - Saturday at 1pm

  • 04/02/16 - Saturday at 1pm

  • 05/11/16 - Wednesday at 6:30pm

piano repertoire class

Performing is different from practicing. During practice, one always looks back, but in a performance one has to go forward. This class is designed to practice performing.


Once a piece is well learned, students come to this class and perform it, practicing all the aspects that create a performance, including bows and stage presence.


Also they are exposed to different repertoire, getting inspired and motivated. In addition, by sharing their own playing and experiences with other players, students and parents grow friendship with their peers.


2015/2016 Schedule:

  • All Levels
    September 19th 2015

  • Book 1
    September 26th 2015
    October 31th 2015
    January 16th 2016
    March 12th 2016
    April 27th 2013
    June 1st 2013

  • Book 2
    October 10th 2015
    December 12th 2015
    February 13th 2016
    April 9th 2016
    May 4th 2013
    June 8th 2013

  • Book 3+
    October 24th 2015
    January 9th 2015
    February 27th 2016
    May 7th 2016



chamber music

Open to students book 3 and up.

Chamber music requires fluent reading skills and a strong grasp of your instrument. Chamber music can be one of the most musically beneficial and fun ways to enjoy music with others. Please consult your teacher to see if they think that your child is ready for this most invigorating musical experience. Check the video of one of our students' groups.

reading orchestra

Open to all students - late book 1 and up.


This is the ideal way to practice early reading skills in a fun and relaxed setting. Our Reading Orchestra Director introduces fun ensemble pieces to a larger group and helps develop ensemble playing.

master classes & workshops

The school brings in a wide variety of guest teachers and artists for classes and workshops. Master Classes are open to students nominated by their teacher. Teachers are encouraged to nominate students from any age group and at all levels of playing based upon student readiness and quality preparation. If you would like your child to be considered please mention it to your teacher.

246 Post Rd East, Westport, CT 06880  Tel: (203) 227 9474

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