Group lessons are offered in:
- Early Childhood Music
- Music Theory
- Rock Band
- String Orchestra
- Ear Training
Time & Duration
Once a week for 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the class
Early Childhood Music: Ages 4+
Using traditional Orff instruments such as marimba and xylophone, this class uses movement, singing, playing and improvisation to teach young children music fundamentals while having lots of fun. Early Childhood Music is based on a system developed by composer Carl Orff called Orff Schulwerk.
Mondays from 5 pm to 6 pm
Rock Band: Ages 12+
Experience the joy of playing music with others. Students are guided through the process of song writing, from song structure and arrangement to lyric writing. Students must already play either guitar, bass, piano, drums or sing.
*If space permits, students do not need to be currently enrolled at Dixon Hall Music School to register for this class.
Wednesdays from 4 pm - 8 pm
Fridays from 4 pm to 7:30 pm
Junior & Senior Orchestra: For students enrolled in a string program
Students with a moderate to high level of experience playing viola, violin, cello or stand-up bass can join the youth orchestra.
Junior Orchestra - 11 am - 2 pm Saturdays for FREE
Senior Orchestra - 12:30 pm - 2p m Saturdays for FREE
Choir: Ages 6+
For kids who like to sing, choir is a great way to learn vocal and performance technique within a positive group setting.
Mondays from 5 pm to 6 pm for FREE
Music Theory: Ages 8+
Theory is beneficial for students who want a deeper understanding of their instrument and a solid groundwork for how music works. All levels ranging from beginner to advanced are offered, including preparation for exams at the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). Wednesdays from 4 pm to 8 pm and Saturdays from 11 am to 4 pm
Ear Training: For students enrolled in private lessons
Ear training helps students improve their listening skills, which can significantly enhance their playing and preparation for exams.
Wednesdays from 4 pm to 8 pm for FREE