Youth

5 - 12 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!

Guitar Friends I + II

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 I + II

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…

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 Jam

Calling all 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 Adventurers

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

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.