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Classes for Strings

Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Summer 2022 Fiddle/Guitar Intensive Week

Monday-Friday, August 1-5
5:30 pm intermediate or 6:30 pm beginner

Build your fiddle tune repertoire and learn to play tunes with an ensemble!

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parents with child and violin

Suzuki Explorers

2022: June 21-July 26
Tuesdays, 4-4:45 pm
Upper Valley Music Center

Start your Suzuki journey with this parent-child summer introduction to the program.

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Adults playing ukulele

Adult Beginner Ukulele

Spring 2022: February 22-May 31
Alternating Tuesdays 6:45-7:45 pm
UVMC Bach Room

Learn the ukulele basics...holding the instrument, tuning, strumming, and building your knowledge of chords and basic music theory.

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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm
Spring 2022: 12 weeks beginning March 14
Online via Zoom
Start Date postponed to March 14

Learn tunes and styles from Celtic, French Canadian, Cape Breton, and New England Contra Dance traditions.

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Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra

Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra

Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Spring 2022: March 2-April 20
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hanover, NH

Play symphonic repertoire in a community orchestra.

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Chamber musicians benefit from expert coaching.

Chamber Music Coaching

Dates: Scheduled with faculty
Days & Times: Scheduled with faculty

Beginning to advanced level students experience the exhilaration of ensemble playing combined with the intimacy of a small group where each is responsible for their own part.

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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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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia

Fall 2021: September 20-January 17
Mondays 4-4:45 pm
Spring 2022: February 7-June 6
UVMC Elgar Room

Students will learn how to play in a section, holding their own on a part that is rhythmically & melodically different than other parts of the ensemble.

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Adult Cello performance

Cello Choir

Spring 2022: March 24-June 2
Fall 2021: September 16-November 18
Thursdays 9:30-10:30 am
UVMC Bach Room
Start date postponed to March 31

For adult cellists, this weekly class will include work on technique as well as cello choir ensemble pieces.

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student violinists with conductor

Note Reading Explorers

Spring 2022: February 7-June 6
Fall 2021: September 20-January 17
Violins: Mondays 5-5:45 pm
Violas & Cellos: Mondays 4-4:45 pm

Boost your music-reading skills in a fun environment with other students.

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