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Classes for All Instruments

Chamber music performance at Upper valley Music Center

2022 Hanover Street Chamber Music Festival

Dates TBA based on participant availability

Adult instrumentalists and singers to receive professional coaching, meet other musicians, and perform chamber music repertoire.

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Traditional Ensembles: Répertoire de Quebec

Spring 2022: February 10-May 12
Thursdays 6:30-8 pm
Upper Valley Music Center Elgar Room
Start date postponed to February 10

Learn instrumental tunes of Quebec.

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violinists playing chamber music

Chamber Music Sight Reading Parties

Fridays, 5:30-7pm
Adults: January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3
Students: January 14, February 25, March 18, April 22, May 20
Upper Valley Music Center

Join UVMC for a series of chamber music sight reading parties.

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Sheet music

How Music Works: Part 1 and 2

Thursdays 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Spring 2022: February 3-March 31

Unlock the mysteries of music in this introduction to music theory.

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Multiple instruments jamming outdoors

Slow Jams

Alternating Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm
In Person 2022: January 21, March 4, March 18, April 22, May 20
Online 2022: February 4, February 25, April 1, May 6

Play along to your favorite fiddle tunes at a gentle tempo.

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student violinists with conductor

Music Theory for Performers

Fall 2021: September 20-January 17
Mondays 5-5:45 pm

Explore the principles underlying the interplay of the basic building blocks in a musical work.

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Students play instruments they created.

Art-estra Orchestra

2021 Dates: August 2-6
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 12 pm (early/late care available)
AVA Gallery & Art Center, Lebanon

Students 6-9 will explore a variety of visual art materials as they create their own instruments and learn to play them.

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folks playing music outside

Black Dots Boot Camp

Not currently offered. Please contact us if you are interested in this class!
Online via Zoom

Gain the skills to lift a basic tune off of the page and into your voice or instrument.

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violin student performing with instructor

Peak Performance

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 pm
Twice per month, September-January; Dates set with instructor
Online via Zoom

Explore and put into action various research-proven techniques that will help you perform your best even when the adrenaline is flowing!

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Theory and Composition for Traditional Musicians

Not currently offered. Check back for dates in an upcoming term.
Wednesdays 7-8:30 pm
Online via Zoom

Students will compose tunes and discuss elements of music theory that relate to the compositions.

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