Registration for Spring Semester is Now Open
WCMS offers small group music classes for toddlers, kids, teens, and adults.
WCMS offers flexible summer lesson scheduling to fit your summer plans! Try a new instrument, explore a new style of playing, or continue your lessons from the school year.
All instruments and levels welcome! Village Band is a friendly, welcoming group that plays all sorts of music including light classical, Americana, pop, klezmer, and world folk music.
Join us for a 6-week summer session! Work together to learn how to read chord charts, put together a song list, run a rehearsal, and prepare for a gig.
Choose from two great programs: Percussion Exploration (ages 7–10) and Percussion Ensemble (ages 9–12). Both programs include hands-on experience with a wide variety of percussion instruments, plus the chance to learn and play in a fun group setting.
For all ages—kids, teens & adults! Summer is the perfect time to try a new instrument, participate in an in-depth program, or take a few lessons on a flexible schedule.
For teens & adults. Collaborate with fellow musicians while exploring repertoire for woodwind and brass instruments.
For kids, teens, and adults. If you have a working knowledge of playing the ukulele, come join one of our Ukulele Ensembles and build your uke skills in a fun group setting.
WCMS has ensembles and bands to fit a wide range of ages, interests, and ability levels.
In music theory classes, our goal is to instill a deep appreciation and understanding of music in all of our students. In Music Theory: Fundamentals, we start with the essential building blocks of music and move on to advanced concepts.
This intermediate-level ensemble is for adults with previous experience in playing the recorder. The group studies Baroque, Renaissance, Romantic, and 20th-century music with particular emphasis on rhythm and musicality, in a supportive group atmosphere.
Performing in a chamber music ensemble is a very rewarding experience. Students expand their overall musicianship, technique, and performance skills. We welcome grade school children (ages 8+), teens, and adults.
All ages and levels welcome! Pull that instrument out of the closet, the attic, or the basement and start playing. Village Band is a friendly, welcoming group that plays all sorts of music including light classical, Americana, pop, klezmer, and world folk music.
For older children, teens, and adults. For all lovers of jazz, our jazz ensembles consist of a rhythm section, including bass and percussion, and at least one of the following instruments: guitar, piano, brass, woodwind, string, and voice. Throughout the semester, students are coached weekly and learn, develop, and improve improvisation skills.
Our Adult Rock Bands are geared towards the advanced beginner/intermediate adult player who is interested in jamming on his or her favorite tunes in a fun but challenging atmosphere with like-minded players.
For teens and adults. Meet other musicians who share a love of the blues, learn to play in a band, and perform for family and friends at the end of the semester.
For teens and adults. Participate in a rock band and learn to read chord charts, put a song list together, and prepare to perform for an audience. You’ll play hits from classic rock, great blues artists, and today’s bands. Horn players welcome.
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