Children 8-12 Classes

CCM’s experienced faculty help school-age kids discover the joy of playing music so they’re motivated to learn. We understand the competing demands on your child’s time from sports and other activities. That’s why we offer a range of musical offerings to captivate your child.

Private Lessons

Whether you’re a child or an adult, individual instruction is the most effective way to make significant progress in musical skills. Following a conversation with... more
Ages:
8-12 years old
Instructor:
CCM Faculty
Day/Time:
Varies

Group Classes

The guitar is a social and fun instrument to play! Learn about the fret board, note reading, basic theory, proper technique, chords, scales and more, all while... more
Ages:
Ages 8 -12
Instructor:
Phil Sargent
Day/Time:
Level 1, Thursday 4:00 pm; Level 2, Tuesday 4:00 pm
Child playing the banjo!
Bluegrass banjo is a great instrument for learning chords, rhythm, harmony and playing by ear. We will focus on ear training, basic bluegrass banjo technique and... more
Ages:
Ages 9 - 12
Instructor:
Rich Stillman
Day/Time:
Thursday 4:00 - 4:55 pm
Beginning Bluegrass Jam
Want to Jam?  Prefer to hang and listen?  The Concord Conservatory of Music presents a monthly jam session, for bluegrass enthusiasts.   The jam... more
Ages:
All ages
Instructor:
CCM Faculty or Guest Instructor
Day/Time:
2nd Saturday of the month, 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Summer Guitar
CCM Guitar Workshop for ages 8 - 13 with Björn Wennås. Perfect for guitar players with at least 1 year of experience on the guitar. We’ll teach you... more
Ages:
Ages 8 -13
Instructor:
Björn Wennås
Day/Time:
Monday through Friday, July 16 – 20,
All Together Now, Kids
All Together Now, Kids for students entering grades 6 through 9 with Ian Goldstein. Attention budding guitar players: let’s get a handle on those... more
Ages:
Ages 11 - 14
Instructor:
Ian Goldstein
Day/Time:
Monday through Friday, July 16 – 20,
The flute is one of the perfect instruments for young students to learn. Our class will cover basic flute technique, starting with the fundamentals of posture,... more
Ages:
Ages 6 - 8
Instructor:
Ela Brandys
Day/Time:
Tuesday 2:00 PM
Fiddling Students
Begin with the basics of fiddling and learn to play simple tunes on the violin in no time. We’ll review the A and D major scales, and start with simple melodies.... more
Ages:
Ages 8 - 18
Instructor:
Bobby Britt
Day/Time:
Thursday 4:30 - 5:45 pm

Ensembles, Rock Lab & Jazz Combos

Rock Lab Concord Conservatory of Music
Do you want to be a rock and roll star? Or at least play in a band? Then, join our Rock Lab! It's a great way to kick off your weekend.Directed by CCM faculty... more
Ages:
Rock Lab I, 9 - 12 years old; Rock Lab II, 13 - 18 years old
Instructor:
Chaim Burstein
Day/Time:
Rock Lab I: Friday, 5:45 - 6:30 pm; Rock Lab II: Friday, 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Clarinet Ensemble
 Playing in the Clarinet Ensemble provides students an opportunity to expand on the techniques learned in private lessons. The repertoire will comprise of a... more
Ages:
Ages 10 - 14
Instructor:
Elizabeth Leehey
Day/Time:
Friday 4:30 PM
Los Jovenes Group Guitar Class
This ensemble provides an opportunity for young guitarists to learn how to work in an ensemble setting, an outlet that is not as common for this instrument, to... more
Ages:
Ages 10 - 18
Instructor:
Björn Wennås
Day/Time:
Monday, 5:45 pm
Jazz Combo
Coached by CCM faculty in a fun, low-key atmosphere, Jazz Combo is a great way to celebrate your love of this spontaneous and fun music genre as well as continuing... more
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Day/Time:
This is a terrific opportunity for students to participate in their first orchestra and develop their ensemble skills. String Ensembles are also open to string... more
Ages:
Ages 9 - 13
Instructor:
Chaim Burstein
Day/Time:
String 1: Friday, 4:15 - 5:00 pm and String 2: Friday, 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Composition

Composition
Composition is the opportunity for the student to use their imagination and develop the capacity to express their emotions with music. Composition lessons provide... more
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Theory

Is your child learning an instrument and want them to learn more effectively? The Musician’s Toolbox is a four-week, multi-level theory workshop here to... more
Ages:
All
Instructor:
Peter J. Evans
Day/Time:

Concord Youth Chorus Project

Concord Conservatory’s exciting choral program is designed to provide an after-school group-singing opportunity for singers from Concord, Acton, Lincoln, Lexington... more
Ages:
Ages 9 - 13
Instructor:
Gabriela Martina
Day/Time:
Monday, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm