Teens

12 - 18 Years

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 I + II

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!

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

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.

Amy Winehouse Teen Jazz Ensemble

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.

Beginner Jazz + Pop Vocal Ensemble

Are you a singer looking to find your voice? If you’ve never sung before or would like to pick it back up, this course will help you build confidence and discover vocal technique in a fun, supportive, and nurturing setting.

Community Klezmer Band

Calling all string, wind, brass, percussion and accordion players! Join our celebrated Kommunity Klezmer Band for a journey to an Ashkenazi Jewish wedding, in the Klezmer capital of the world, New York City.

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 Jam

Calling all 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.

Composers Club I + II

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. Students will have their compositions performed by a live ensemble of professional musicians.