Lessons, Classes & Ensembles

For Students of All Ages and Skill Levels

Read the 2019-2020 Course Catalog here

Summer

Remote

Musical Theatre

Vocal

Group Classes

Theory

All Ages

Early Childhood

Youth

Teen

Adult

Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Session

In this weekly small-group ensemble, jazz musicians of all skill levels have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse, and develop the confidence for public performance.

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Composition Club (Summer Online Session)

What’s your song? Music composition encourages students to dream big and explore the power of music. No prior experience in music notation is necessary.

Summer Remote Private Lessons

Private lessons, available on every major instrument and voice, are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Lessons are available online for all skill levels

IJAM

A unique experience melding visual art and music. Students will travel from the Middle Ages through the Contemporary period, learning how to identify music and art from each era, all while having a great time!

Basic Music Theory for Parents of Young Musicians

Over the course of their child’s music lessons, parents would like to understand the music theory on a deeper level. This class will cover a more in depth level of music theory to help parents have greater understanding.

Dr. Suzuki’s World of Composers

We cover a different composer each week from our Suzuki repertoire and learn all about them.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Yoga for Young Musicians

With stories created around the Suzuki book 1 repertoire, children ages 3 – 6 will sing, move and experience the pieces in their bodies before learning them on their instruments.

Make Your Own Instrument

Using materials found in their own homes, children will create musical instruments and make music together!

Ruth’s Rhythm Dance Party

Put your instrument away and just show up ready to MOVE! Sharpen your rhythm-reading skills, build coordination, and fertilize your brain while moving to your favorite pop, movie, classical, and Broadway tunes.

SECE (Suzuki Early Childhood Education)

Bond with your little one through music! A gateway to our world-class Suzuki program, children and parents learn and interact with other families through music, gently developing social-emotional skills, vocabulary, motor, number, pitch, singing, and listening skills.

PIANO EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP ONLINE

Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this online camp offers a fun, interactive approach to learning piano in small groups of 4-6 students. Our engaging curriculum will have students reading and playing music in no time, with access to online videos and materials to practice at home.

AMY WINEHOUSE TEEN JAZZ CAMP ONLINE

Heat up your jazz and improvisation skills this summer online! Students of all levels and experience with jazz are welcome. Students work in small groups and masterclasses with a top-notch faculty who are active in the creative jazz community, developing skills in improvisation and jazz theory.

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Color in Music

COLOR in Music! Let’s explore how composers have created color through sound….students will discover their music and its connections to visual arts, poetry, and dance.

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.

Adaptive Music Lessons

Children and adults who show an interest in learning to play an instrument, but who need extra support, can benefit from studying with a music educator with a degree in music therapy.

Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Session

In this weekly small-group ensemble, jazz musicians of all skill levels have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse, and develop the confidence for public performance.

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Beginner Vocal Ensemble

Are you a singer looking to find your voice? If you’ve never had formal training or would like to start singing again, this course will help you build confidence and discover vocal technique in a fun, supportive and nurturing setting.

Intermediate Vocal Ensemble

For singers who have some experience singing in groups and solo, this class is designed to develop your personal approach and interpretation to a song.

Remote Private Lessons

Private lessons, available on every major instrument including voice, are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Offered remotely, join the BKCM community with world-class teachers, technology assistance, online materials, and all the support you need for a successful remote lesson.

Music Partners Remote Private Lessons

Type: Music Partners Private Lessons Term: Special 10 week remote term begins April 13 with rolling registration Duration: 30 min Price: Speak to a registrar for pricing information Contact: sara.schoenbeck@bkcm.org Join our virtual BKCM community, with online sharing of tips and progress from our teachers and students Get ready for the…

IJAM

A unique experience melding visual art and music. Students will travel from the Middle Ages through the Contemporary period, learning how to identify music and art from each era, all while having a great time!

Basic Music Theory for Parents of Young Musicians

Over the course of their child’s music lessons, parents would like to understand the music theory on a deeper level. This class will cover a more in depth level of music theory to help parents have greater understanding.

Dr. Suzuki’s World of Composers

We cover a different composer each week from our Suzuki repertoire and learn all about them.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Yoga for Young Musicians

With stories created around the Suzuki book 1 repertoire, children ages 3 – 6 will sing, move and experience the pieces in their bodies before learning them on their instruments.

Make Your Own Instrument

Using materials found in their own homes, children will create musical instruments and make music together!

Ruth’s Rhythm Dance Party

Put your instrument away and just show up ready to MOVE! Sharpen your rhythm-reading skills, build coordination, and fertilize your brain while moving to your favorite pop, movie, classical, and Broadway tunes.

SECE (Suzuki Early Childhood Education)

Bond with your little one through music! A gateway to our world-class Suzuki program, children and parents learn and interact with other families through music, gently developing social-emotional skills, vocabulary, motor, number, pitch, singing, and listening skills.

PIANO EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP ONLINE

Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this online camp offers a fun, interactive approach to learning piano in small groups of 4-6 students. Our engaging curriculum will have students reading and playing music in no time, with access to online videos and materials to practice at home.

AMY WINEHOUSE TEEN JAZZ CAMP ONLINE

Heat up your jazz and improvisation skills this summer online! Students of all levels and experience with jazz are welcome. Students work in small groups and masterclasses with a top-notch faculty who are active in the creative jazz community, developing skills in improvisation and jazz theory.

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Color in Music

COLOR in Music! Let’s explore how composers have created color through sound….students will discover their music and its connections to visual arts, poetry, and dance.

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Community Klezmer Band

This is a great opportunity for those who might be interested in trying a new genre and who haven’t played klezmer music before! This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players ages 12+ with 2+ years of experience.

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.

Musical Theatre Workshop

Young performers learn proper singing technique—including breath control, posture, and diction—while exploring classic and contemporary music theatre repertoire.

Musical Theatre Friends

For our youngest singers, this introduction to classic musical theatre repertoire combines fun music theatre games, music skills, and choreography.

Musical Theatre Workshop

Young performers learn proper singing technique—including breath control, posture, and diction—while exploring classic and contemporary music theatre repertoire.

Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale

This dynamic 40+ member mixed choir performs a rich variety of musical styles, both a cappella and with accompaniment from the Renaissance to today.

Musical Theatre Friends

For our youngest singers, this introduction to classic musical theatre repertoire combines fun music theatre games, music skills, and choreography.

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Brooklyn Harmonics Teens

This teen singing ensemble will learn and perform music across the spectrum of pop, rock, jazz, and world music, arranged especially for this ensemble’s skill level by Jeff Klitz.

Beginner Vocal Ensemble

Are you a singer looking to find your voice? If you’ve never had formal training or would like to start singing again, this course will help you build confidence and discover vocal technique in a fun, supportive and nurturing setting.

Intermediate Vocal Ensemble

For singers who have some experience singing in groups and solo, this class is designed to develop your personal approach and interpretation to a song.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Musical Theatre Workshop

Young performers learn proper singing technique—including breath control, posture, and diction—while exploring classic and contemporary music theatre repertoire.

Guitar Friends

Ready to learn guitar? Students learn proper guitar technique such as how to play chords, strum, and pick.

Musical Theatre Friends

For our youngest singers, this introduction to classic musical theatre repertoire combines fun music theatre games, music skills, and choreography.

Piano Friends

A fun introduction to the piano, students develop proper piano technique, learn how to read music, create group compositions and perform full ensemble pieces.

Drumming Friends

Young drummers travel the world through rhythm! From South America to the Middle East, students learn proper drum technique, excellent rhythm, listening, and collaboration skills through movement, singing and improvisation.

Instrument Adventures

Students travel the world through music and explore in-depth a range of instruments found in the wind, brass, string, and percussion families.

Composition Club (Summer Online Session)

What’s your song? Music composition encourages students to dream big and explore the power of music. No prior experience in music notation is necessary.

Violin Friends

In level 1, students learn how to hold the violin, plucking, posture and an introduction to the bow. Essential musicianship skills such as reading notation, singing, improvisation and composition are part of every class. This basic introduction to the violin will prepare students for Violin friends level 2 where students continue to develop the basic music skills and techniques necessary for violin performance.

History of Jazz

This class is a guided listening experience that covers jazz from the early 1920s to the present day, this class will open your ears to one of America’s original art forms.

IJAM

A unique experience melding visual art and music. Students will travel from the Middle Ages through the Contemporary period, learning how to identify music and art from each era, all while having a great time!

Basic Music Theory for Parents of Young Musicians

Over the course of their child’s music lessons, parents would like to understand the music theory on a deeper level. This class will cover a more in depth level of music theory to help parents have greater understanding.

Dr. Suzuki’s World of Composers

We cover a different composer each week from our Suzuki repertoire and learn all about them.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Yoga for Young Musicians

With stories created around the Suzuki book 1 repertoire, children ages 3 – 6 will sing, move and experience the pieces in their bodies before learning them on their instruments.

Make Your Own Instrument

Using materials found in their own homes, children will create musical instruments and make music together!

PIANO EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP ONLINE

Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this online camp offers a fun, interactive approach to learning piano in small groups of 4-6 students. Our engaging curriculum will have students reading and playing music in no time, with access to online videos and materials to practice at home.

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Color in Music

COLOR in Music! Let’s explore how composers have created color through sound….students will discover their music and its connections to visual arts, poetry, and dance.

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.

Composition Club (Summer Online Session)

What’s your song? Music composition encourages students to dream big and explore the power of music. No prior experience in music notation is necessary.

Music Theory I, II

Our newest offering at BKCM, a series of classes designed to supplement private lessons with a modern, active approach to music theory that engages students in listening, improvisation and composition.

Private Lessons

One-on-one private lessons are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Students receive instruction which is tailored to their experience level and learning style.

Chamber Music

From woodwind and brass ensembles to string quartets and mixed instrument ensembles, our chamber groups are specifically tailored to the interest and skill level of the members. In our chamber program there is something for everyone!

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Remote Private Lessons

Private lessons, available on every major instrument including voice, are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Offered remotely, join the BKCM community with world-class teachers, technology assistance, online materials, and all the support you need for a successful remote lesson.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Community Klezmer Band

This is a great opportunity for those who might be interested in trying a new genre and who haven’t played klezmer music before! This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players ages 12+ with 2+ years of experience.

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.

Suzuki Early Childhood Education

Bond with your little one through music! A gateway to our world-class Suzuki program.

BAO BAO! CHANG! (宝宝唱)

From lullabies to traveling songs, Bao Bao! Chang! (Baby! Sing!) is a Mandarin Chinese immersion music class that will transport you and your little one halfway across the world.

Sing & Play

Sing and Play will have you bouncing and singing with your little one all day long. Our repertoire promotes motor skill development, singing, listening and playing small percussion instruments.

SECE (Suzuki Early Childhood Education)

Bond with your little one through music! A gateway to our world-class Suzuki program, children and parents learn and interact with other families through music, gently developing social-emotional skills, vocabulary, motor, number, pitch, singing, and listening skills.

Private Lessons

One-on-one private lessons are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Students receive instruction which is tailored to their experience level and learning style.

Adaptive Music Lessons

Children and adults who show an interest in learning to play an instrument, but who need extra support, can benefit from studying with a music educator with a degree in music therapy.

Musical Theatre Workshop

Young performers learn proper singing technique—including breath control, posture, and diction—while exploring classic and contemporary music theatre repertoire.

Chamber Music

From woodwind and brass ensembles to string quartets and mixed instrument ensembles, our chamber groups are specifically tailored to the interest and skill level of the members. In our chamber program there is something for everyone!

Guitar Friends

Ready to learn guitar? Students learn proper guitar technique such as how to play chords, strum, and pick.

On-Site Music Therapy

In Music Therapy, the developmental, emotional, psychological and social needs of children and adults are addressed through active music-making in a relationship with a music therapist.

Musical Theatre Friends

For our youngest singers, this introduction to classic musical theatre repertoire combines fun music theatre games, music skills, and choreography.

Piano Friends

A fun introduction to the piano, students develop proper piano technique, learn how to read music, create group compositions and perform full ensemble pieces.

Suzuki Method

The Suzuki Method is recognized worldwide as a highly effective approach for teaching children the language of music. Generations of students have begun a lifelong journey of musical enrichment through this approach.

Drumming Friends

Young drummers travel the world through rhythm! From South America to the Middle East, students learn proper drum technique, excellent rhythm, listening, and collaboration skills through movement, singing and improvisation.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Jazz Explorers

This program focuses on developing young female identifying and gender non-binary leaders in jazz through mentorship, performance, and collaboration with professional musicians.

Instrument Adventures

Students travel the world through music and explore in-depth a range of instruments found in the wind, brass, string, and percussion families.

Composition Club (Summer Online Session)

What’s your song? Music composition encourages students to dream big and explore the power of music. No prior experience in music notation is necessary.

Piano Explorers Summer Camp Online

Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this online camp offers a fun, interactive approach to learning piano in small groups of 4-6 students.

Piano Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

Drum Ensemble

Students study rhythms from around the world and learn interlocking parts through call and response, notation and memorization. Congas, djembes, small hand percussion instruments and drum sets combine to create a world percussion ensemble.

String Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

Guitar Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

Private Lessons

One-on-one private lessons are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Students receive instruction which is tailored to their experience level and learning style.

Adaptive Music Lessons

Children and adults who show an interest in learning to play an instrument, but who need extra support, can benefit from studying with a music educator with a degree in music therapy.

Chamber Music

From woodwind and brass ensembles to string quartets and mixed instrument ensembles, our chamber groups are specifically tailored to the interest and skill level of the members. In our chamber program there is something for everyone!

Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra

Experience the joys of performing in a full orchestra! Open by audition to adult orchestral musicians from intermediate to advanced levels, the BCCO performs works of the great orchestral repertoire.

On-Site Music Therapy

In Music Therapy, the developmental, emotional, psychological and social needs of children and adults are addressed through active music-making in a relationship with a music therapist.

Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Session

In this weekly small-group ensemble, jazz musicians of all skill levels have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse, and develop the confidence for public performance.

Jazz Travelers

This high-caliber jazz ensemble program offers teens the chance to explore the world of jazz and improvisation. Students dig deep into classic jazz standards, contemporary works, original compositions, and music from around the world.

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Amy Winehouse Teen Jazz Camp Online

Heat up your jazz and improvisation skills this summer online!

Bluegrass Summer Online Jam

Calling all vocalists, string and guitar players—come experience the truly American music of Bluegrass!

Brooklyn Harmonics Teens

This teen singing ensemble will learn and perform music across the spectrum of pop, rock, jazz, and world music, arranged especially for this ensemble’s skill level by Jeff Klitz.

Music Theory I, II

Our newest offering at BKCM, a series of classes designed to supplement private lessons with a modern, active approach to music theory that engages students in listening, improvisation and composition.

Creative Music Ensemble

Students learn advanced jazz repertoire and theory and are encouraged to compose, arrange and rehearse their own music in class. This course will prepare students for advanced high school and college level jazz programs.

Beginner Vocal Ensemble

Are you a singer looking to find your voice? If you’ve never had formal training or would like to start singing again, this course will help you build confidence and discover vocal technique in a fun, supportive and nurturing setting.

Intermediate Vocal Ensemble

For singers who have some experience singing in groups and solo, this class is designed to develop your personal approach and interpretation to a song.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

AMY WINEHOUSE TEEN JAZZ CAMP ONLINE

Heat up your jazz and improvisation skills this summer online! Students of all levels and experience with jazz are welcome. Students work in small groups and masterclasses with a top-notch faculty who are active in the creative jazz community, developing skills in improvisation and jazz theory.

BROOKLYN HARMONICS TEENS VOCAL ARRANGING AND PERFORMANCE CAMP ONLINE

This camp offers young singers an opportunity to advance their singing technique while empowering them with arranging and recording skills. They’ll learn healthy singing technique, vocal arranging skills and performance preparation as both an ensemble singer and soloist.

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Private Lessons

One-on-one private lessons are the core of the learning experience at BKCM. Students receive instruction which is tailored to their experience level and learning style.

Adaptive Music Lessons

Children and adults who show an interest in learning to play an instrument, but who need extra support, can benefit from studying with a music educator with a degree in music therapy.

Chamber Music

From woodwind and brass ensembles to string quartets and mixed instrument ensembles, our chamber groups are specifically tailored to the interest and skill level of the members. In our chamber program there is something for everyone!

Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra

Experience the joys of performing in a full orchestra! Open by audition to adult orchestral musicians from intermediate to advanced levels, the BCCO performs works of the great orchestral repertoire.

Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale

This dynamic 40+ member mixed choir performs a rich variety of musical styles, both a cappella and with accompaniment from the Renaissance to today.

On-Site Music Therapy

In Music Therapy, the developmental, emotional, psychological and social needs of children and adults are addressed through active music-making in a relationship with a music therapist.

Jazz Instrumental Lab Summer Session

In this weekly small-group ensemble, jazz musicians of all skill levels have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse, and develop the confidence for public performance.

Klezmer Summer Fiddle Band (String Players Only)

This session is open to all string players on violin, viola, cello and bass with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players, and no previous background in klezmer or reading music is required.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Beginner Vocal Ensemble

Are you a singer looking to find your voice? If you’ve never had formal training or would like to start singing again, this course will help you build confidence and discover vocal technique in a fun, supportive and nurturing setting.

Intermediate Vocal Ensemble

For singers who have some experience singing in groups and solo, this class is designed to develop your personal approach and interpretation to a song.

History of Jazz

This class is a guided listening experience that covers jazz from the early 1920s to the present day, this class will open your ears to one of America’s original art forms.

Basic Music Theory for Parents of Young Musicians

Over the course of their child’s music lessons, parents would like to understand the music theory on a deeper level. This class will cover a more in depth level of music theory to help parents have greater understanding.

Indian Rhythm Workshop

Konnakol, Bols, and Spoken Rhythms – an introduction to the Vocal Rhythm Systems of North and South India!

Klezmer Accompaniment Crash Course: Learning How to Play “Sekund”

This session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players with 2+ years experience on their instrument. This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players who want to learn the secrets and inner workings of Klezmer Sekund! (accompaniment)

Community Klezmer Band

This is a great opportunity for those who might be interested in trying a new genre and who haven’t played klezmer music before! This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players ages 12+ with 2+ years of experience.

Summer Sound Bytes

For students enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes, our remote Summer Sound Bytes classes provide an opportunity to practice musical skills in a group context. Groups are led by music educators with degrees in music therapy and focus on enhancing the musical skills and experiences gained through our regular program. Summer Sound Bytes classes are open to all students currently enrolled in individual adaptive lessons and group classes.