Youth

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Piano Explorers Day Camp (July 29 – Aug 2, Aug 5 – 9)

Embark on a Piano Journey This Summer! Based on our popular Piano Friends classes, this camp is a perfect primer for private…

Composition 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.

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.

Bluegrass Jam

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