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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!

Upcoming Group Classes

Summer 2024 Monday Night Fiddle

July 1 - August 5
Mondays 6:30-7:30 pm
Upper Valley Music Center

Intermediate adults learn tunes from Celtic, French Canadian, Cape Breton, and New England Contra Dance traditions.

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A family enjoys music class with young children.

Summer 2024 Music Together®: Mixed-Age

Tuesdays, July 2-30
9:30 or 10:30 am Outdoors
4 pm Indoors

For children birth through five years old and their grownups. Learn and play musically together!

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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7 - 8 pm
Spring 2024: March 18-May 13

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

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A family enjoys music class with young children.

Music Together®: Mixed-Age

Spring 2024: March 25-June 10
Mondays 9:30 or 10:30 am
Tuesdays 9:30 or 10:30 am
Thursdays 4 pm
Saturdays 10 am or 11 am
Sundays 3:30 pm

For children birth through five and their grownups. Learn and play musically together!

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Caregivers and babies respond to music.

Music Together Babies™

Spring 2024: March 25-May 20
Winter 2024: January 8-March 4
Mondays 12 pm
Women's Health Resource Center, Lebanon, NH

Open up the world of music-learning for your new little one!

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Preparing to Hear Masterworks

Spring 2024: April 22-May 20
In person: Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm
Online: Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm
UVMC Bach Room

Explore the history and music through listening and discussion.

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Traditional Ensemble: The Art of Small Ensemble Playing, Part 2

Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm
Fall 2023: September 6 - November 15
Spring 2024: March 6-May 15

Learn to play traditional tunes in an ensemble.

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Performance Prep Class for Soloists

Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45
Spring 2024: February 6-April 23

This engaging and supportive class offers an opportunity vocalists and instrumentalists to develop confidence and explore repertoire.

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Kids Beginner Ukulele

Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15 pm
Spring 2024: February 7-May 15

Learn the basics in a supportive environment for kids ages 8-13.

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Blues Guitar

Spring 2024: February 1-April 18
Thursdays 6:15-7:15 pm
UVMC Elgar Room

Learn to get the blues sound on your guitar with chord progressions and blues standards.

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty

Beginning Guitar Parts 1 & 2

Saturdays 3-4 pm
Fall 2023: September 11-January 15
Spring 2024: January 27-May 26
UVMC Elgar Room

Develop your skills to confidently play through complete songs and get comfortable playing music with others.

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Intermediate Group Guitar

Saturdays 2-3 pm
Spring 2024: January 27-May 26
Fall 2023: September 11-January 15
UVMC Elgar Room

Group guitar class for intermediate players who want to strengthen improvisation skills, fretboard knowledge and more.

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 2

Mondays 5-5:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
First Congregational Church - Parish Hall

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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Sheet music

How Music Works: Part 1 and 2

Thursdays 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Spring 2024, Part 2: February 1-March 28
Fall 2023: September 21-November 9
UVMC Elgar Room

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

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 1

Mondays 4-4:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
First Congregational Church - Parish Hall

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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More Group Classes

Use the “Find your class” bar at the top of this page to find more classes organized by age, instrument, genre, and program.