Teen Classes

CCM’s offerings for teens tap into their growing maturity and provide an exciting outlet to express themselves through music. Whether your teen is a first-time musician or conservatory bound, our teaching artists are exceptional at meeting the unique needs of this age group.

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:
Teen
Instructor:
CCM Faculty
Day/Time:
Varies

Group Classes

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 13 - 18
Instructor:
Rich Stillman
Day/Time:
Thursday 5:00 - 5:55 pm
Mandolin
Many of us are craving opportunities to make music socially in a welcoming, accessible, community setting. Such is the motivation behind our combined, mandolin-and-... more
Ages:
Teens - Adult
Instructor:
Ian Goldstein
Day/Time:
Monday, 6:30 - 8:00 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 is sponsored... more
Ages:
All ages
Instructor:
CCM Faculty or Guest Instructor
Day/Time:
2nd Saturday of the month, 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Everyone should take this class! It’s fun, friendly, and a great way to learn an EASY, travel-friendly instrument. This comprehensive class offers a fundamental... more
Ages:
12- Adult
Instructor:
Phil Sargent
Day/Time:
Thursday 7:00 PM
Tony Watt
The Beginning Bluegrass Soloing for Guitar and Mandolin class is for guitar and mandolin players who are new to bluegrass soloing or for those who have... more
Ages:
14 +
Instructor:
Tony Watt
Day/Time:
Thursday 7:00 PM
If you enjoyed our Ukulele Crash Course and want to expand upon your skills, come join the CCM Ukulele Club! It’s fun, friendly, and a great way to learn an EASY,... more
Ages:
12- Adult
Instructor:
Phil Sargent
Day/Time:
Tuesday 7:00 PM
Beginning Bluegrass Class
The Beginning Bluegrass Class and Jam session are open to all bluegrass instruments: banjo, fiddle (violin), guitar, mandolin, bass and Dobro, and is geared towards... more
Ages:
14 +
Instructor:
Tony Watt
Day/Time:
Thursday 7:00 PM
Beginning Bluegrass Jam
The Beginning/Intermediate Bluegrass Jam is a weekly drop-in jam open to anyone who wants experience playing and singing traditional bluegrass and country songs at... more
Ages:
14+
Instructor:
Tony Watt
Day/Time:
Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 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
An ongoing singing class for all secret-car-singers who are ready to uncork their passion for music and step into their full selves.  If you have little or no... more
Ages:
High School
Instructor:
Gina Razon
Day/Time:
Tuesday 7:00 PM

Ensembles, Rock Lab & Jazz Combos

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
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:
Teens
Instructor:
Chaim Burstein
Day/Time:
String 1: Friday, 4:15 - 5:00 pm and String 2: Friday, 5:00 - 5:45 pm
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
Ages:
Instructor:
CCM Faculty
Day/Time:
Determined with participants
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
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

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
Ages:
Instructor:
Keith Kirchoff
Day/Time:
Scheduled with each student individually

Theory

Music Theory for Adults
Further pursuits for the musician who has had musical experience, but wants to brush up on theory, or find new avenues of critical perception and expression. ... more
Ages:
Teens
Instructor:
Peter J. Evans
Day/Time:
Monday, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Are you learning an instrument and want to learn more effectively? The Musician’s Toolbox is a four-week, multi-level theory workshop here to do just that. Why is... more
Ages:
All
Instructor:
Peter J. Evans
Day/Time: