MUSIC PREP ACADEMY
Just in time for the start of the 2020-21 academic year, for children with no prior music training and limited or no access to in-school music classes or expensive private instruction.
This affordable instrumental music program has been specially designed for children who may be enrolled in private schools, charter schools, religious schools, and home-based learning programs, or in schools where instrumental music education is not part of the curriculum or has been eliminated.
Held on Sundays during the school year, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, the YOPBC Music Prep Academy begins with the basics. Children progress through the program until they eventually can join one of the YOPBC’s orchestras!
Each child has the choice of learning a:
- String instrument: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass. The child must be at least 5 years old.
- Brass instrument: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba. Child must be at least 10 years old, with secondary incisor teeth in place.
- Woodwind instrument: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone. Child must be at least 10 years old with secondary incisor teeth in place
- Percussion: Snare Drum, Mallets, Timpani. Child must be at least 8 years old.
- Piano: Child must be at least 5 years old.
The YOPBC Music Prep Academy faculty of experienced and certified music educators and conductors strongly believe in the benefits of playing music.
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No audition is required.
The cost of the academy is affordable at only $200 per semester.
Scholarships may be available based on need and talent.
Some instruments may be available for limited cost or discounted rentals through our partners at Music & Arts, Lake Worth Store, (561) 582-4439 website: www.musicarts.com ,
Contact us for more information at 561 281-8600
Register early for the Prep Academy. Spaces are limited.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call 561 281-8600, or send us a message clicking below.