Kol Arts Group Classes

Kol Arts Group Lessons

For The Kids Pre K - Grade 5

Move with Music – for 3’s, 4’s and 5’s

For 3’s & 4’s (Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30)
For 4’s & 5’s (Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:15)

Move, sing, and explore in the Move with Music Class for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children. This year-long class encourages development in focus, spatial awareness, gross motor, social, and improvisation skills as well as the ability to work with others. A great precursor to learning an instrument! (Max. 8 students)

Beginning Violin and Viola Class

For Pre-K and Kindergartners (Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30)

Introduce your child to the joys of playing the violin or viola. This class features group activities, musical games and provides individual attention in a nurturing environment. Parent or guardian should plan to attend with their child. (Max. 6 students)

For Elementary School Students (Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:15)

Learn to play simple tunes on the violin or viola alongside your friends. This class also introduces music note reading and cultivates ensemble skills. Instruments are required. (instrument rental information available) (Max. 8 students)

Partner Lessons

Join your friend and play the violin or viola! This first experience in music lessons is a wonderful supplement to the larger group classes. Register for both and receive a discount.
Please email Naomi Graf @ kolarts@nykolami.org for further information.

Introduction to Chamber Music

(Scheduled by Ensemble)

Excite your young string player with the opportunity to play music with their peers. This 45 minute class introduces the art of playing chamber music in a nurturing environment. Students should be able to read notes and rhythms and perform at an advanced beginner level. Email Naomi Graf @ kolart@nykolami.org for more information.

* contact Naomi Graf @ kolarts@nykolami.org for details

For The Tweens & Teens

Viola Klub

(Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:30)

Specializing in Alto Clef, Viola Club includes solo and ensemble performances, music theory, ear training and more; all with the viola in hand. A significant amount of viola pride is fostered.

Cello Ensemble

(Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:30)

Explore all styles of music with your fellow cello friends. This class is designed for students who can play and read music at an intermediate level and above. Cellists will find this group very exciting and fun as they learn new music together. This class will culminate in a recital performance.

Chamber Music Classes

(Scheduled by Ensemble)

Small ensembles (either pre-formed or newly formed) benefit from coaching by professional musicians. Learn new repertoire and sharpen your ensemble skills. Groups may participate in workshops and recitals throughout the year.

*contact Naomi Graf @ kolarts@nykolami.org

For The Adults

Beginning Violin and Viola Class

Ever want to play the violin or viola? Now’s your chance! Enjoy learning a new skill amidst your peers. (day/time tbd). Please email Naomi Graf @ kolarts@nykolami.org for further information.

Chamber Music Classes

(Scheduled by Ensemble)

Small ensembles (either pre-formed or newly formed) benefit from coaching by professional musicians. Learn new repertoire and sharpen your ensemble skills. Adult groups have the option of requesting a player/coach to complete their ensemble. Workshop and recital opportunities are also available.

* contact Naomi Graf @ kolarts@nykolami.org for details

GROUP CLASS RATES


12 GROUP CLASSES

45 Minutes: $450
60 Minutes: $495

12 PARTNER LESSONS

30 Minutes: $495/student
45 Minutes: $625/student


Partner Lesson and Group Class Package (Full Semester)

30 minute partner lesson with a 45 minute class: $895/student
45 minute partner lesson with a 45 minute class: $975/student

(Wait lists will be created when classes are full)

Our Faculty
(see our faculty bio page)

STRINGS
Joyce Hammann, Violin
Naomi Graf, Viola
Robert Schwartz, Cello
Jeff Carney, Bass

WINDS
Janet Axelrod, Flute
Kathleen Nester, Flute
Elizabeth Condon, Oboe, English Horn
Marc Phaneuf, Clarinet, Saxophone, Jazz Improvisation
Dan Cipriano, Saxophone

BRASS
John Bailey, Trumpet
Randy Andos, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba

PIANO
Rie Matsumoto, Piano

GUITAR

Itamar Gov-Ari, Guitar, Music Production

VOICE
Cantor Daniel Mendelson, Voice
Luisa Lyons, Voice and Acting

EARLY CHILDHOOD
Danielle Miller

MUSIC & ART HISTORY
Donna Elaine