Classes & Ensembles 2013-14

 Introductory Lessons for Ages 4-6, Grades 1-4, 5-6 and 7-8, 9-12 and Adult

Early Childhood

Elementary, Middle School, High School & Adults

Adults Only

Room numbers:

  • ESM = Main Building at 26 Gibbs Street
  • Hanson Hall = Main Building, 4th floor
  • A = Annex (enter at 26 Gibbs, walk up staircase to landing and across Swan Street)
  • MSH = Messinger Hall at 10 Gibbs Street
  • OSL = Old Sibley Library (go to mezzanine of Annex then left)
  • MC = Miller Center (enter at 27 Gibbs, Sibley Music Library)
  • ET = Eastman Theatre (enter at 26 Gibbs and go to basement, follow signs to the left)

 

Early Childhood

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
MusicTIME
10-week sessions
Fall, Winter & Spring
age 4-24 months TBA Sat 45-min - $139 - TBA
Music Times Two
10-week sessions
Fall, Winter & Spring
age 2- 3.5 years TBA Sat 45-min - $139 - TBA
Music Makers
10-week sessions
Fall, Winter & Spring
age 3.5-4 years TBA Sat 45-min - $139 - TBA
Clef Club
10-week sessions
Fall, Winter & Spring
age 5 & 6 years TBA Sat 45-min - $139 -  TBA
Classes and Ensembles for Elementary, Middle School High School and Adults

Keyboard Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units  tuition  tuition with private lessons  room
Introductory Piano age 4-6 Supprakorn Sat 9:45-10:30 3  $204   $186 or less

ESM 443

Introductory Piano 1-4 Supprakorn Sat 10:45-11:30 3 $204   $186 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano 5-6 Supprakorn Sat 8:45-9:30 3 $204   $186 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano 7-8 Supprakorn Sat 12:15-1 3   $204   $186 or less ESM 443
Introductory Piano Adult Robey Sat 2:30-3:30 3   $204   $186 or less MSH 414
Diploma Piano 8-Adult Robey Wed 7-8 3 $204   $186 or less ESM 514
Diploma Piano 8-Adult Robey Sat 10:30-11:30 3   $204   $186 or less MSH 414
Diploma Piano 8-Adult Robey Sat 11:30-12:30 3   $204   $186 or less MSH 414
Diploma Piano 8-Adult Robey Sat 1:30-2:30 3   $204   $186 or less MSH 414
Beyond
Diploma Piano
9-Adult Robey Sat 12:30-1:30 3   $204   $186 or less MSH 414
Piano Performance Class Level 3-4 6-12 Spindler Sat 12:30-1:30 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 305
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Music Technology Classes

course school grade teacher day time units  tuition  tuition with private lessons  room
Intro to Music Technology 9-Adult Chandler Sat noon-1 4  $272  $245 or less  ESM 070
Basic recording, editing, mixing, live sound design, introduction to midi, basic studio techniques and live audio engineering
Notation and Computer Engraving (Finale) 9-Adult Chandler Sat 11-noon 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 070
Produce high quality scores and parts with Finale while learning the standards in notation, formatting and publication. Intro to Sibelius also.
Advanced Computer Music 9-Adult Chandler Sat 1-2 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 070
Studio design, graphical programming, advanced sequencing, sample editing, live sound apprenticeship, midi, sequencing.
Film Scoring 9-Adult Chandler Sat 2-3 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 070
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Music History Classes

course school grade teacher day time units  tuition tuition with private lessons  room
History of Western Music 9-Adult Collins Wed 6-7 4 $272  $245 or less MSH One
History of Western Music 9-Adult Collins Sat 2:30-3:30 4  $272  $245 or less MSH One
Jazz History 9-Adult Hofmann Sat noon-1 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 514
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World Music Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teachers day time units  tuition  tuition with private lessons  room
Hammered Dulcimer Group Lesson
9/17 – 11/19 and/or 1/21-4/1 and/or 4/7-5/12
9-Adult Collins/
Taggart
Mon 5:30-7 2/2/1

$136/ $136/
$68

$125/ $125/ $63
or less

MSH One
Hammered Dulcimer Group Lesson
9/16 – 11/18 and/or 1/20-3/31 and/or 4/7-5/12
9-Adult Collins/
Taggart
Tues 9:30-11 2/2/1  $136/ $136/
$68
 $125/ $125/ $63
or less
MSH One
Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble
9/16-11/18 and/or 1/20-3/31 and/or 4/7-5/12
9-Adult Collins/
Taggart
Mon 7:30-9 2/2/1  $136/ $136/
$68
 $125/ $125/ $63
or less
MSH One
Gamelan Ensemble 9-Adult Koskoff Sat 3-5:30 2  $136  $125 ET 12
Mbira Ensemble 9-Adult West Mon 6:30-8 2  $136  $125 ET 12
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Strings Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition  tuition with private lessons room
Eastman
Beginning Strings Violin, Viola & Cello Ensemble/Technique
See your teacher for details
Elementary TBA TBA TBA 2 $136  $125 or less TBA
Eastman
Beginning Strings Violin I Ensemble/Technique
Elementary Boyd Sat 10:30-11:30 2 $136 $125 or less MSH 410
Eastman
Beginning Strings Cello II Ensemble/Technique
Elementary Ying TBA TBA 2 $136 $125 or less TBA
Eastman
Beginning Strings Violin III Ensemble/Technique
Elementary Zhu Sat 2-3 2 $136 $125 or less A 707
Piccolo Strings
(NYSSMA I-III)
first re hearsal 9/14
1-8 Peña Sat 10:45-noon 3 $204 $186 or less ESM 404
No audition required; contact the director at 949-302-7311 or Alexpena.viola@gmail.com.  Tuition includes weekly Theory in Motion Class for younger students and Introductory Music Theory or Introductory Piano Class for Grades 7-8,
Youth Violin Ensemble, Jr. 6-10 Zhu Sat 1-2 3   $204  $186 or less A 707
Audition or permission required; call 585.274.1034
Youth Violin Ensemble, Sr. 6-12 Zhu Sat noon-1 3   $204  $186 or less A 707
Audition or permission required; call 585.274.1034  NYSSMA Level V-VI
Eastman Youth Chamber Soloists first rehearsal 9/9 9-12 K Stone Mon 6:30-8:30 3 $204 FREE! ESM 305
Audition required; call 585.314.8716 or email karineviolin@yahoo.com  NYSSMA Level IV-VI
Chamber Music for Strings 6-adult TBA TBA TBA 3 $204 $186 or less TBA
ECMS Curricular level III-VI or audition; email jmilnes@esm.rochester.edu
Eastman Zyklus Chamber Orchestra 9-12 Lauber See Website See Website FREE!  - - TBA
See website for schedule and repertory. Auditions for all 3-cycles in September; call 585.174.1400 for time.
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Harp and Guitar Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition  tuition with private lessons room
Guitar for Children Sampler
9/10-10/29
1-3 Kodzas Mon 4-5 3 $204  $186 or less MSH 404
Guitar Adventure (ensemble) 3-5 Kodzas Tues 5-6 3   $204  $186 or less MSH 404
Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Youth Guitar Ensemble I 5-7 Kodzas Sat noon-1 3   $204  $186 or less MSH 404
Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Youth Guitar Ensemble II 8-12 Kodzas Wed 6:30-7:30 3   $204  $186 or less MSH 404
Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Adult Guitar Ensemble Adult Kodzas Sat 11-noon 3   $204  $186 or less
Permission required; email pkodzas@esm.rochester.edu
Fretboard Harmony
(3/17-5/12)
9-Adult Kodzas Mon 6:30-7:30 2  $136  $125 or less TBA
Arts and Times of the Guitar
(11/4-1/6)
9-Adult Kodzas Mon 6:30-7:30 2  $136  $125 or less MSH 404
Guitar Sampler 1/13-3/10 9-Adults Kodzas Mon 6:30-7:30 2  $136  $125 or less MSH 404
Harp Choir 8-Adult Gullo Sat 10-11 3   $204  $186 or less MSH 406
Advanced Harp Choir 8-adult Gullo Sat 11:30-12:30 3 $204  $186 or less MSH 406
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Music Theory Classes

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room

On September 7, all Theory in Motion classes will meet in room A902.

Grades K-1 should all attend at 10:30-11:15.
Grades 2-4 should all attend at 8:50-9:35.
Grades 5-6 should all attend at 9:40-10:25.

Theory in Motion A K-1 Sat 9:40-10:25 2 $136  $125 or less A 707
Theory in Motion A K-1 Sat 10:30-10:15 2 $136  $125 or less A 707
Theory in Motion B 2 Sat 8:50-9:35 2 $136  $125 or less A 707
Theory in Motion C 3-4 Sat 8:50-9:35 2 $136  $125 or less A 708
Theory in Motion D 4 Sat 8:50-9:35 2 $136  $125 or less A 709
Theory in Motion D 5-6 Sat 9;40-10:25 2 $136  $125 or less A 709
Theory in Motion E 5-6 Sat 9:40-10:25 2 $136  $125 or less A 708
Introductory Music Theory 6-8 Spindler Tues 5:30-6:30 4 $272  $245 or less ESM 514
Introductory Music Theory 6-8 Spindler Sat 9:30-10:30 4 $272  $245 or less ESM 305
Music Theory  I 9-adult Henry Fri 5-6 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory  I 9-adult Wieringa Sat 10:30-11:30 4 $272  $245 or less ESM 305
Music Theory  I 9-adult Henry Sat 12:30-1:30 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory II: AP Aural Skills 9-adult Henry Tues 5-6 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory II: AP Aural Skills 9-adult Henry Wed 5-6 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory II: AP Aural Skills 9-adult Henry Sat 10:30-11:30 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory III: AP Diatonic Harmony 9-adult Henry Wed 6-7 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory III: AP Diatonic Harmony 9-adult Henry Sat 11:30-12:30 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory IV: AP Adv. Aural Skills 9-adult Henry Thurs 5-6 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory V: Adv. Diatonic Harmony 9-adult Henry Thurs 6-7 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory VI: Chromatic Harmony 9-adult Henry Tues 6-7 4 $272  $245 or less MSH 221
Music Theory VII: Counterpoint 9-adult Wieringa Sat 11:30-12:30 4 $272 FREE! ESM 305
Keyboard Theory
for Pianists
9-adult Wieringa Sat 9:30-10:30 4 $272  $245 or less A 708
Improvising
Classical Music
9-adult Hofmann Sat 3:30-4:30 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 443
New Inventions
& Etudes
9-adult Hofmann Sat 10-11 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 514
Transcribing Music 9-adult Hofmann Sat 1-2 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 514
Theory Project – private lesson 9-adult Instructor/
Intern
TBA TBA - $505/
$357
- TBA
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Conducting

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
Basic Conducting 9-adult Lauber Wed 7-8 4 $272 $245 or less MSH One
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Voice Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
Eastman Young Children’s Chorus 2-4 Holmes Sat 9:40-10:40 3   $204  $186 or less ESM 404
Audition Required: Sat, September 7; call 585.274.1400; students should plan to sing a simple song.  Tuition includes weekly Theory in Motion, Introductory Music Theory or Introductory Piano class., See Music Theory above.
Parent/student meeting: Sat, September 14 at 10:30 a.m.; first rehearsal: Sat, September 21 at 9;40 a.m.
Eastman Children’s Chorus 5-8 Templeton Sat 10:30-12 4 $272 $245 or less OSL 101
Audition Required: Sat, September 7; call 585.274.1400; students should plan to sing a simple song.  Tuition includes weekly Theory in Motion Class for younger students and Introductory Music Theory or Introductory Piano Class for Grades 7-8, See theory or keyboard sections above.
Parent/student meeting: Sat, September 14 at 10:30 a.m.; first rehearsal: Sat, September 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Eastman Youth Chamber Singers 9-12 Templeton Sat 9-10:30 3 $204 FREE! OSL 101
Auditiion required for all new students; Sat, September 7; call 585.274.1400; first rehearsal September 13
Theatre for Singers 6-adult Saine Sat 12:30-2:30 6 $408 $359 or less ESM 404
Audition required for all new students; call 585.274.1114
Eastman Community Chamber Singers adult P Alexander Thurs 7:30-9:30 - FREE! - ESM 209
Audition required for all new students; call 585.274.1957
Eastman Rochester Chorus adult Weinert Tues 7:30-9:45 - FREE! - Reformation Lutheran Church,111 North Chestnut Street
Audition required; call 585.274.1444

Wind, Brass, Percussion Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
Stick Talk
(percussion ensemble)
4-8 Cahn Sat 3:30-5:30 1 $68  $63
or less
MSH One
NYSSMA Level I-III 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8.  Permission required; call 585.274.1419
Rhythm Adventure (percussion ensemble) 6-9 Cahn Sat 3:30-5:30 3   $204  $186 or less MSH One
NYSSMA Level III-VI 2/15, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/10, 5/17. permission required; call 585.274.1419
Saxophone Quartet 7-12 Bayer TBA TBA 3   $204  $186 or less TBA
Permission required; email kbayer@esm.rochester.edu
Clarinet Choir 9-12 Brown Sat 2:30-3:30 3   $204  $186 or less OSL 101
Audition required; email brown.2187@gmail.com
Drum Joy
(percussion ensemble)
9-12 Cahn Tues 7:30-9 3   $204  $186 or less MSH One
First rehearsal 9/17.  Permission required; call 585.274.1419
ECMS Honors Brass Quintet 9-12 H Smith Sat 1-2 -
FREE!
- OSL 101
Audition required; call 585.202.9581 or email htsmith@esm.rochester.edu
ECMS Honors Wind Quintet 9-12 Brown Wed 6-7 -
FREE!
- A 708
Audition required; email brown.2187@gmail.com
Krusenstjerna Scholarship
Flute Choir
9-12 Kim Wed 5-6 -
FREE!
- ESM 320
Audition required; call 585.274.1961
Trumpet Ensemble 9-12 Nance Tues 5-6 3   $204  $186 or less ESM 404
Audition required; email wesleynance@gmail.com
Trombone Ensemble 9-12 Gray Tues 6-7 2 $136  $125 or less OSL 204
Flute Technique Class 9-Adult Angus Mon 7-8 2 $136 $125 or less OSL 204
NYSSMA VI Fall 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16, 1/13;
Spring 1/20, 2/3, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/12. Permission of instructor required; call 585.274.1960
Marimba Journey (percussion ensemble) 9-12 Cahn Sat 3:30-5:30 2 $136  $125 or less MSH One
9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23, 12/7, 12/14 permission required; call 585.274.1419
Zyklus Chamber Orchestra 9-12 Lauber See Website See Website - FREE! - TBA
See website for schedule and repertory. Auditions for all 3-cycles in September; call 585.174.1400 for time.
Music Educators’ Wind Ensemble music educators Tiberio Sun 1/19, 1/16, 2/9
5:30-7:30
and
Sun 2/2, 1-3
- FREE! MSH One
Concert Tuesday, 2/11 at Churchville-Chili High School at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Studies – Classes & Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
Eastman Junior Jazz Ensemble 5-9 D Stone Mon 6-7 3   $204  $186 or less A 710
Tuition includes one Jr. Jazz sectional (below).
     * Junior Jazz
Saxophone
5-9 D Stone Mon 5:30-6 - - - A 707
     * Junior Jazz
Trombone
5-9 Dobbins Mon 5:30-6 - - - A 710
     * Junior Jazz
Trumpet
5-9 Kaupa Mon 7-7:30 - - - A 707
     * Junior Jazz
Rhythm Section
-
piano, guitar,
bass, drum set
5-9 Benatar Mon 7-7:30 - - - A 710
Eastman
Youth Jazz Orchestra
9-12 Potter Sat 9:30-11 3 $204 FREE! MSh One
    * EYJO Sectionals
      – rhythm, saxophone,
trumpet, trombone 
9-12 Stone/
Kaupa/
Potter
Sat 9-9:30 - -
Saxology — intermediate 6-Adult D Stone Mon 4:30-5:30 3   $204  $186 or less MSh One
Saxology — advanced 6-Adult D Stone Tues 4:30-5:30  3  $204  $186 or less A 704
Diploma
Jazz Piano Class
9-Adult Hofmann Sat 2:30-3;30 3   $204  $186 or less ESM 443
Jazz Performance Workshop (small ensemble) 9-Adult Hofmann Sat 9-10 3   $204  $186 or less A 624
Jazz Performance Workshop (small ensemble) 9-Adult Kaupa Sat 10-11 3   $204  $186 or less A 624
Jazz Performance Workshop (small ensemble) 9-Adult Dobbins Tues 6-7 3   $204  $186 or less A 624
Eastman-RCSD
Jazz Ensemble
9-12 Kaupa Tues 5:30-6:30 - FREE! - A 708
Permission required; email MikeKaupa@yahoo.com; for RCSD students only.
Jazz Performance Workshop – Advanced 9-Adult Sneider Mon 6:30-7:30 3   $204  $186 or less A 624
Latin Jazz Performance Workshop 9-Adult D Stone/
Colon
Mon 3:30-4:30 3   $204  $186 or less MSH One
Jazz Theory I 6-Adult Dobbins Sat 11-noon 4  $272  $245 or less ET 412
Jazz Theory II 6-Adult D Stone Sat 11-noon 4 $272  $245 or less ET 603
Jazz Theory III 6-Adult Kaupa Sat 11-noon 4 $272  $245 or less A 624
Jazz Composition and Arranging 9-Adult Hofmann Sat 11-noon 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 514
Transcribing Music 9-Adult Hofmann Sat 1-2 4  $272  $245 or less ESM 514
Jazz Theory Project -
private 1/2 hour lesson
9-Adult
Instructor/
Intern
TBA TBA - TBA - TBA
Jazz History 9-adult Hofmann Sat noon-1 4 $272  $245 or less ESM 514
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New Horizons Ensembles

course school grade teacher day time units tuition tuition with private lessons room
Beginning Band adult Brown/
Scott
Wed 9-11 - $145 - Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road
Intermediate & Advanced Bands adult Burritt/
Woy
Tues/
Thurs
9-11 - $170 - Unitarian Church
Beginning Strings adult Yarbo-Davenport Tues 9-11 - $145 - Unitarian Church
Advanced Strings/Orchestra adult K Stone Wed/
Thurs
9-11 - $170 - Unitarian Church
Chorus adult Elliot Thurs 11:30-1 - $120 - Unitarian Church
Big Band adult Brown Thurs 11:15-12:15 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Vintage Jazz adult Scott Wed 11:15-12:15 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Winds, Brass, Percussion Participants in Orchestra adult K Stone Wed 9-10:30 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Clarinet Ensemble adult Woy Mon 9-11 - $145 - Jewish Home
2021 Winton
Flute Ensemble
adult Lentz Thurs 11:15-12:15 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Saxophone Ensemble adult Evans Tues 11:15-12:15 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Brasso Profundo
(Tuba & Euphonium Ens.)
adult Burritt Tues 11:15-12:15 - $95 - Unitarian Church
Trombone Choir adult Swike Tues 11:15-12:15 $95 Unitarian Church
Brass Ensemble adult Swike/
Tomic
Thurs 11:15-12:15 $95 Unitarian Church
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Last updated: August 28, 2013