Want a musical way to stuff someone's stocking? Gift certificates are now available for purchase, and are available for any number of lessons on any instrument. Purchase one lesson or one hundred! Certificates are printed with a holiday design. Stop by the office to pick one up or purchase by phone. Gift certificates can be mailed. 706-641-5124
The Music Preparatory Division provides high-level instruction through private lessons led by talented and experienced instructors. Lessons are available on all major instruments and voice including piano, guitar, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion. Students from beginner to advanced of any age can reach their potential by benefiting from these programs. Private lesson rates are $36/45-minute lesson and $48/60-minute lesson. Payment is accepted in full or in monthly installments.
This choral program is dedicated to the musical and social growth of children in the Chattahoochee Valley. Through active music-making experiences, our goals are to build community and to strengthen the musical education of young people. Housed within the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University's Riverpark Campus, the Voices of the Valley rehearses on Monday evenings from 6:45-8:15pm and participates in many community and civic events.
The Suzuki Method is based on the way in which children naturally learn language. Sinichi Suzuki noticed how miraculous it is that children effortlessly learn their mother tongue. Why can't they learn music in the same way? Suzuki programs are available for both violin and cello, and are directed and taught by licensed Suzuki instructors.
This program is offered to beginners ages 5-7. Students gain confidence as their keyboard skills grow in a fun environment with students in their own age group. Each student will learn the fundamentals of piano playing on a full-size keyboard in the Schwob School of Music's state-of-the-art keyboard lab. This program is a great on its own or as an opportunity for young students to sample the weekly structure of music lessons before beginning private lessons.
This new partnership was created as a part of MusicPrep's Community Music Outreach Program. The purpose of the Music Outreach Program is to create synergies with organizations in the Columbus community, helping them to achieve their missions by enhancing their existing programs with the addition of music program offerings. MusicPrep's first partnership is with the Liberty Theatre Cultural Center. It includes three Group Piano Classes for Beginners and the Liberty Youth Performance Choir (Santonia None, Director). Click here to read more about The Liberty Theatre-Schwob MusicPrep Youth Music Program (photo below).
For advanced young string players and pianists in middle and high school, the Young Artist Program provides high-caliber chamber ensemble coaching and training by acclaimed, professional faculty. The program also provides theory and ear training classes, which allow for a well-rounded music education. For these young musicians, the Young Artist Program provides a rare opportunity to receive a head-start through a curriculum that is often only provided to music majors beginning at the university level. Young Artist Program students are accepted through an audition process.
The CSU PERCUSSION CLUB in collaboration with Dr. Paul Vaillancourt invites people of all ability levels to join the Club on Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am. Classes will focus on the development of technical and musical concepts, leading to a joint performance with the CSU Percussion Ensemble. Classes will be divided by ability level.
Trumpet students in the Music Academy will be offered a range of activities to develop their fundamental performance towards exciting and enjoyable musical experiences. Each student will receive half hour of private instruction individually customized to that student's particular needs. In addition, there will be a weekly masterclass where all trumpet students come together for sessions relating to fundamentals, musicianship, etc. As a laboratory experience to utilize the learning and growth in the lessons and masterclasses all trumpet students will come together for a one hour rehearsal session working on and developing outstanding trumpet ensemble literature that will challenge as well as inspire each student in their trumpet performance skills.
Schwob MusicPrep's newest ensemble for flutists will study and perform a wide variety of literature for flute choir. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:15 pm. Work on flute fundamentals and chamber music skills while having fun with fellow flutists! Classes begin Monday, January 13th and meet each week. Group I: Ages 9-13; Group II: Ages 13 and up (adults welcome). $150/semester.
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Last Updated: 12/9/13