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Group Classes

Learning in a group is a fun way to share your musical adventure and to make new friends along the way.

UVMC offers classes for beginners through advanced levels. Find the right class for your age, instrument, voice, and experience level.

Suzuki violin group class
Seniors listening to a music history lecture.
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UVMC offers classes for a wide range of ages and experience levels. Use the “Find Your Class” menu to find the right class for you!

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Beginning Recorder for Adults Parts 1 & 2

Spring (Part 2): February 1-April 19
Fall (Part 1): September 14-November 16
Mondays: 5:45-6:45 pm*

Recorder is the perfect instrument for adult beginners, incredibly fun to play with others and a wonderful world of music to discover.

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Fiddle students listening to a new tune.

Beginning Fiddle Parts 1 & 2

Tuesdays 6-7 pm*
Part 1 Fall: September 15-December 8
Part 2 Spring: February 2-May 4
Online via Zoom

Beginning adults start with the very basics: how to hold the fiddle and bow with clean, relaxed technique that fits your body, how to “hear” and remember a tune.

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Concentration on piano 4-hand music.

Piano Group Class (Adults)

Fall: September 17 - December 10
Spring: February 4-May 6
Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm
Online via Zoom

For adults who play piano, learn about music theory, history, and more, applied to the study of piano.

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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Continuing Fiddle

Spring: February 2-May 4
Fall: September 15-December 8
Tuesdays 7-8 pm*
Online via Zoom

For both advanced beginner adult fiddlers who want to expand their repertoire/upgrade their chops and classical violinists who want to try out traditional vocabulary and improvisation.

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Black Dots Boot Camp

Tuesdays 7-8 pm
February 9 - April 27
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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Student singers work on musical theater pieces

Singing for the Small Screen

Spring: February 1-May 3
Fall: September 28-December 21
Mondays 6:45-8 pm
Online via Zoom

A fun and energetic class where middle school students learn the fundamentals of singing and acting using Musical Theater songs.

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Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra

Preparing to Hear Masterworks: The Symphony

April 9-May 14
Fridays 1:30-3:30 pm
Online via Zoom

Trace the evolution of the symphonic form from Haydn to 20th and 21st century composers.

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Pocket Song Singers

Spring: January 31-May 18
Summer: August 1-31
Sundays 4-5 pm and/or Tuesdays 10-11 am EDT or EST
Online via Zoom

Sing short, satisfying songs that are easy to learn aurally in Zoom classes online.

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Sheet music

How Music Works

Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Spring: February 4-April 1
Fall: October 1-November 19
Online via Zoom

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

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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm
Spring: February 1-May 17
Fall: September 14-December 7

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

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty

Beginning Guitar Parts 1 & 2

Tuesdays 6-7 pm
Spring, Part 2: February 2-May 11
Fall, Part 1: September 15-January 5
Online via Zoom

Participants 16 and up develop their skills to confidently play through complete songs and get comfortable playing music with others.

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Intermediate Recorder

Spring: February 1-April 19
Fall: September 14-November 16
Mondays 1-2 pm
Online via Zoom

For anyone who already knows how to read music and plays either soprano, alto, tenor or bass recorder.

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Vocal Soundings

Spring: February 5-May 28
Fall: September 18-January 22
Fridays 7-8 p.m. EDT or EST
Online via Zoom

Explore your voice, strengthen your breath, and improvise while singing with a group in an online Zoom session.

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Music Theory for Piano Students

Wednesdays 3:30-4:15 pm
February 3-June 2
Online via Zoom

Use the Royal Academy curriculum to deepen theory knowledge for piano students.

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Theory and Composition for Traditional Musicians

Spring: Feb 3-March 31
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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Adult Cello performance

Cello Choir

Fall: October 1-December 10
Spring: February 4-April 22
Thursdays 9:30-10:30 am
Online via Zoom

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

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Young student performing on piano

Piano Performance Workshops (K-5th Grades)

October 24, November 14, March 20, April 24
Saturdays 1-2 pm
Online via Zoom

An informal setting in which students of all ages can practice performing for their peers as well as learning how to be critical listeners.

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Young student performing on piano

Piano Performance Workshops (Grades 6-12)

October 24, November 14, March 20, April 24
Saturdays 2-3 pm
Online via Zoom

An informal setting in which students of all ages can practice performing for their peers as well as learning how to be critical listeners.

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