Music Wonderland

Music Wonderland

Music Wonderland (age 3)

Music Wonderland (MW - age 3) is designed to provide children with an introduction to music in a positiveMW 2 and enjoyable atmosphere. Together with their parents, children experience singing, introductory keyboard activities, movement, and listening to music. Music Wonderland lays the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyable music making through these carefully planned activities.

Course length: 36 total weeks over two semesters
Class schedule: One 45-minute class per week
Parent participation: Yes

Student Age: Children must have reached their 3rd birthday by September 15 for fall semester classes and by February 15th for a spring   semester start. This requirement helps ensure that children are enrolled in a course for which they are developmentally ready.

Junior Music Course

Junior Music Course

Junior Music Course (ages 4-5)

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Junior Music Course (JMC - beginners ages 4-5) is 2 year program for children beginning at ages 4 or 5 that provides an incomparable foundation for future musical study on any instrument. Children experience singing, music reading and writing, playing the keyboard, ear training, and creating music.

Course length: 2 years leading to a Yamaha advanced class
Class schedule: One 55-minute class per week
Parent participation: Yes
Age Requirement: To enroll in JMC, children must have reached their 4th birthday by September 15 for fall semester classes and by February 15th for a spring semester start. This requirement helps ensure that children are enrolled in a course for which they are developmentally ready.

Young Musicians Course

Young Musicians Course

Young Musicians Course (ages 6-8)

YMC 3Young Musicians Course (YMC - beginners age 6-7) is founded on the belief that every child loves music.  During this three-year program, children participate in activities that teach basic musical skills and encourage independence, creativity and self-expression.  The course appeals to the imagination of a young mind and becomes an integral part of your child's growth.

For beginning musicians ages 6-7, class activities include ear training, keyboard repertoire, keyboard harmony, music theory, exposure to arranging, singing, ensemble playing, and improvisation.     

Course length: 3 years
Class schedule: One 55 minute class per week
Parent Participation: No

Student Age: To enroll in YMC, children must have reached their 6th birthday by September 15 for fall semester classes and by February 15th for a spring semester start. This requirement helps ensure that children are enrolled in a course for which they are developmentally ready.

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Young

Young Guitarists Course (age 7-10)

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Young Guitarists Course (YGC — beginners ages 7–10) is a unique offering in guitar education that combines the development of music fundamentals with learning the guitar in a group setting. From the very beginning, students learn to read, write and play the guitar while developing a greater appreciation for music. 

Course Length: 2 years with a Skill Assessment at the end of each year. Course leads to continued studies through private lessons, Classical Guitar Course or Popular Music Course.
Class Schedule: One 55-minute class per week. 
Parent Participation: No
Required Experience: No musical experience required. Yamaha students who have completed both years of Junior Music Course (JMC), or meet the age requirement, are permitted to enroll.  
Age Requirement: To enroll in YGC, students must have reached their 7th birthday by September 15th for fall semester classes and by February 15th for a spring semester start. 

 

Yamaha

Yamaha

Yamaha Vocal Ensemble (ages 8-12)

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Yamaha Music School of Boston's Vocal Ensemble is an exciting, challenging, rewarding and fun musical experience.  What better way to meet new friends, sing new repertoire, learn vocal technique, build listening and blending skills, and practice sight singing.

Objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding of the voice, music, and singing technique
  • Learn the basics and beyond of reading, sight-reading, practicing, rehearsing, and performing choral music
  • Learn how to be part of an ensemble
  • Work towards a performance

Littlest

Littlest

Littlest Musicians Course (ages 6 mos. to 3 years)

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Looking for a quality musical activity to do with your baby or toddler?  Now is the time to enroll in our Littlest Musician Course!  This fun class introduces your little one to the joy of music with the expertise of the Yamaha Methodology.  Our core principles of Comprehensive Music Education, Group Lessons and Timely Education all come together in this pint-sized music class that your Littlest Musician will love!

  • A great way to meet other music-loving parents, grandparents, & caregivers
  • Gentle but comprehensive introduction to music
  • Fun and educational!

Music Friends

Music Friends

Music Friends (ages 6-12)

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Music Friends (MF - ages 6-12) is a unique course that integrates individual and group teaching methods so that students develop playing abilities at their own pace – akin to individual lessons – and enjoy the benefits of group lessons, such as the fun of ensemble playing and solfege singing.  Together with a wide and interesting range of pieces, an easy-to-learn approach and the latest learning resources, the music learning experience of the students of Music Friends Course is further enhanced.

Course length: 18 weeks per semester; take for as long as you like!
Class schedule: One 55 minute class per week. Join anytime!

Parent Participation: No
Student Age: To enroll in YMC, children must have reached their 6th birthday, and be no older than 12, by September 15 for fall semester classes and by February 15th for a spring semester start.