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COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic a combination of in person and virtual lessons are available. All students and families must wear appropriate masks at all times while on campus, and provide proof of vaccination or a weekly negative Covid-19 test

Classes Offered


The Community Music School places great importance on exposing children to positive experiences in music. In the Children’s Division we seek to make the very most of these precious years by encouraging imaginative growth in the areas of self-confidence, motivation, and aesthetic awareness through creative musical learning. The Community Music School also holds many opportunities for adult students. We offer group classes such as piano and guitar, as well as private lessons on most instruments and voice. 

 

For private lessons please contact Director Carina Voly at sdsucommunitymusic@sdsu.edu

 

Adult Beginning Group Piano Class

This course is designed for adults with no keyboard experience and is a fun introduction into the world of music at the piano. In this class you will learn to read music while covering the basics of technique, ear training, as well as explore different styles of music alongside a group of students who share the same passion and curiosity for the piano. More information coming soon.

 

Beginning Group Piano for Kids

(Ages 5-6)
A joyful introduction to piano for little ones! Creative learning experiences tailored especially for this age group to develop eye, ear and finger coordination. Ear training, rhythm, and basic technique are introduced through the use of songs, creative movement and improvisation. This 8 week session will be offered in Fall 2022. More information coming soon.

 

SDSU String Academy

The SDSU String Academy is a pre-college program designed to give students age 6 - 18 conservatory level instruction. The program offers individual and group instruction on the violin, viola, cello and bass. Click HERE for additional information.

 

The Hausmann Chamber Music Program (HCMP)

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic a combination of in person and virtual lessons are available. All students and families must wear appropriate masks at all times while on campus, and provide proof of vaccination or a weekly negative Covid-19 test


The Hausmann Chamber Music Program (HCMP) is a chamber music experience for learning, creativity and exploration.  Currently open to string players and pianists ages 12 and up, participants will have the opportunity to work with the members of Hausmann Quartet and guest artists. Participants will be placed in groups of three, four and five based on their prior experience in chamber music and their age and skill level. Pre-formed groups are also welcome to apply. Participants will have the opportunity to rehearse, receive coaching, participate in master classes, and perform. HCMP dates for Spring 2022 are February 27 through May 1. Fees for this class are $420.


Please visit the Hausmann Quartet website for more information.

You can register for the Hausmann Chamber Music Program by following this link: Hausmann Chamber Music Program Registration