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Music Samplers

Summer music classes offering Suzuki piano, strings, harp, guitar as well as Fiddling and Music Makers

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Summer 2015 programs have ended

download a PDF of the Suzuki Sampler page from the Summer 2015 brochure

Suzuki Samplers

Light the spark for instrument study in child and parent alike! Students are given the opportunity to try a new instrument and explore the Suzuki method. Music is introduced through sing-backs, body percussion, listening, observation and imitation. Class instruments provided. Parent/caregiver attends class.

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String Sampler Ages 4–6
5/19-6/23 | TUE 4–5 pm or 5–6 pm | P108 | $100
Rebecca Weddle, CSA Strings Faculty

Piano Sampler Ages 4–6
5/20-6/24 | WED 4–5 pm or 5–6 pm | M224 | $100
Sarah Yeo, CSA Piano Faculty 

Harp Sampler Ages 5–9
5/21-6/25 | THURS 5–6 pm | P104 | $100
Kate Cockle, CSA Harp Faculty

Guitar Sampler Ages 4–7
5/21-6/25 | THURS 4:30–5:30 pm | M136 | $100
Kevin Brown, CSA Guitar Faculty


Fiddling

Experiment with tunes from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England and dabble in the bluegrass and Appalachian fiddling traditions. Explore techniques to develop your musical ear through a variety of keys while learning to hear the layered melody, beat placement, ornaments, dynamics and chord changes.

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Fiddling 1
5/18-6/22 | MON 4–5 pm | M136 | $100
Rebecca Weddle, CSA Strings Faculty
Prerequisite: 3 years violin study or Suzuki Book 2.

Fiddling 2
5/18-6/22 | MON 5–6 pm | M136 | $100
Rebecca Weddle, CSA Strings Faculty
Prerequisite: 6 years violin study or Suzuki Book 5.

Location & facilities
Classes held on the Wheaton College campus in Pierce & McAlister.

Registration deadline
May 15, 2015* 

*No refunds after May 15, 2015. Add $10 for late registration.


Music Makers

Ages 6-9

Get ready for a musical adventure in the keyboard lab! Students dance, sing, drum and learn to play songs on keyboards together. A great introduction to CSA’s Fall Music Makers at the Keyboard. Parent/caregiver attends the last 10 minutes. Student must own a keyboard for home practice. *$60 class fee plus $20 required materials. 

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7/6-7/10 | MON-FRI | 9:30-10:30 am | P101 | $80*
Joyce Anne Wilder, CSA Early Childhood Faculty

Location & facilities
Classes held on the Wheaton College campus in the Pierce Piano Lab. 

Registration deadline
June 30, 2015* 

*No refunds after June 30, 2015. Add $10 for late registration.


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