Music

MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Music Department

OUR MUSIC DEPARTMENT

At Mind-Builders, music comes to life. Students learn more than notes, chords and scales; they discover who they are and who they can be through melody, rhythm, theory and improvisation. Student ages 3 – adult learn through a music curriculum that incorporates their own musical interests along with a foundation of European classical selections and repertoire from Caribbean, Latino, and African-American musical traditions.

OUR MUSIC INSTRUCTORS

Whether they teach contemporary, jazz, gospel, European classical, Latino or Caribbean, Mind-Builders’ instructors are not only expert musicians – many with international careers – they are also dedicated coaches, who share their passion and skill with our students, encouraging them to hone their own creativity



Mind-Builders’ music program offers private and small-group instruction for:

• Piano
• Keyboard
• Violin
• Voice/Chorus
• Drum
  • Guitar/Bass
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • African Drum


Registration for music classes

Private music lessons begin in October and end in May with a recital. Registration begins the previous June, and continues through the school year if space is available in the teacher’s schedule.

Group music lessons begin in October and end in May with a recital. Students are placed in groups according to age and ability. Registration begins the previous June and continues until January, if space is available in an appropriate group.

Registration and Information

Music Merit Scholarship Program

This is a special program for the most dedicated music students ages 11 to 18 who pass an audition, maintain a satisfactory level of attendance and home practice, and maintain a satisfactory academic level in school. Its objectives are to help students achieve high levels of technique and performance. The program includes full or partial scholarship for private music lessons, and additional music theory training.