January 2022 Update: Due to the surge of Omicron, all in-person students and visitors (ages 2+) must wear a surgical mask at minimum, and ideally a N95/KN95 mask. Please visit our COVID-19 page for more details.


  • Monday, January 24, 2022
    Makeup Days/Workshop Weeks
  • Monday, January 24, 2022, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
    Workshop: Playing With Your Metronome
    • Join us during January Workshop Weeks
    • FREE for enrolled WCMS students
    • $15 for non-students

    Playing With Your Metronome (Teens & Adults)

    There are more interesting, fun, and helpful ways to use a metronome than most of us imagine. This annoying and unyielding torture box can actually be a fun tool to help sharpen your sense of rhythm and flexibility. For example, set your metronome to tick only the off-beats, or only the second or third beats in triple time. The possibilities for fun challenges are endless—and good for your musicality!

    This program will be held in-person following COVID protocols.

    Faculty:  Roy Sansom

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  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    Makeup Days/Workshop Weeks
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 3:30 - 4:30PM
    Workshop: Improvising Blues-Scale Lines on Piano (Grades 3-5)
    • Join us during January Workshop Weeks
    • FREE for enrolled WCMS students
    • $15 for non-students

    Improvising Blues-Scale Lines on Piano

    All interested are welcome! Whether you have no improvising experience, some improvising experience, or much improvising experience, come play the blues with us. Participants will practice listening to the colors of the notes of the blues scale, inventing lines, and improvising lines in the context of 12-bar blues.

    This program will be held in-person following COVID protocols.

    Faculty:  Peter Morelli

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  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 7:30 - 8:30 PM
    Workshop: Improvising Blues-Scale Lines on Piano (teens and adults)--FULL
    • Join us during January Workshop Weeks
    • FREE for enrolled WCMS students
    • $15 for non-students

    Improvising Blues-Scale Lines on Piano

    All interested are welcome! Whether you have no improvising experience, some improvising experience, or much improvising experience, come play the blues with us. Participants will practice listening to the colors of the notes of the blues scale, inventing lines, and improvising lines in the context of 12-bar blues. This workshop is now full

    This program will be held in-person following COVID protocols.

    Faculty:  Peter Morelli

    Register WCMS Student (Free)      Register Non-Student ($15)      

  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 7:30 - 8:30 PM
    Workshop: Word Painting (Zoom)
    • Join us during January Workshop Weeks
    • FREE for enrolled WCMS students
    • $15 for non-students

    Word Painting (Teens & Adults)

    Using the device of word painting, music often tries to imitate the emotion, action, or natural sounds as described in a text or story. In this workshop, we will look into art songs, program music, and instrumental pieces mainly from the classical and romantic periods. What genius musical elements did composers use to convey the words and narrative behind a piece? Come learn about the magic they infused into their compositions and how various elements of painting, literature, and music were combined.

    Held live on Zoom!

    Faculty:  Jacky Li

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  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    Makeup Days/Workshop Weeks
  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
    Workshop: Viola for Violinists (Zoom)
    • Join us during January Workshop Weeks
    • FREE for enrolled WCMS students
    • $15 for non-students

    Walking on the Darker Side: Viola for Violinists (Teens & Adults)

    Come get an introduction to the viola! We'll look at the history of the viola, discuss its unique characteristics, and give tips for violinists who would like to try viola.

    Held live on Zoom!

    Faculty:  Noralee Walker

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  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
    Makeup Days/Workshop Weeks
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Fearn Piano Studio Recital (Zoom)

    Piano Students of Kaeza Fearn perform for family and friends.  Live on Zoom.

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