Praying the Latin Mass for Children
Students learn to pray Latin Mass through the writings of the holy men and women of the Church and the treasury of sublime music composed for the Mass. Beginning and Intermediate Levels offered (September through May).
Beginner (age 4-8): Wednesdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Intermediate (age 9-14): Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Sacred Music History
Students learn the history of sacred music beginning with early sacred chant, continuing with the rich treasury of music for the Mass and finally delving into other genres of sacred music including the great works for concert halls. Beginning and Intermediate Levels offered (September through May).
Beginner (age 4-8): Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Intermediate (age 9-14): Thursdays 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Music Essentials for Children
Students learn basic music skills using the Kodaly method, folk tunes, and the music of the greatest pedagogues and composers throughout history. Music Essentials Classes prepare students for a solid foundation in music. Sessions end with a concert! Beginning and Intermediate Levels offered.
Beginner (age 4-8): Thursdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Intermediate (age 9-14): Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (September through May).
Introduction to Latin
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of learning the ancient Latin tongue, learning basic translation skills and exercising their memory on vocabulary, and will be given tools for continuing their personal study of the language after the class has concluded, so as to be connected to their ancestors of the West and for the sake of being no stranger to the universal language of the Church. Intermediate: Age 14-18. Advanced: Adults of any age group.
Fall Session 2020: Intermediate Level: TBA / Advanced Level TBA
Audition Preparation Class
This class helps students prepare for auditions, competitions, college entrance auditions, WSMA, Federation Auditions, recitals, theory / sight-singing exams, etc. Students are taught how to prepare for their solos / duets, ensembles, and exams, by professional musicians and have the opportunity to perform in a Master Class setting. Students can also sign up for individual time with a professional musician in addition to the class.
Classes are held on Saturdays (September through May) from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (extra classes can be added if needed) and private coachings are scheduled separately. Accompanist available for auditions.