NY String Academy offers instruction in Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Electric bass Guitar and Piano.
Private Lesson & Chamber Group Class : All students take one 30 or 45 or 60 minute private lesson and one 45 minute
Chamber group class per week. There are 18 weeks ( 18 lessons ) in each academic term, and a flexible week summer term. Parents are recommended to attend all lessons and daily practice sessions, as well as learn the basics of the instrument alongside their child. Chamber Group Classes are offered for violin, viola, and cello. Children are placed according to level and age.
* Minimum age for Violin, Viola and Piano is 3.5 years old; minimum age for Cello is 4.5 years old.
Purpose of Chamber Group Class is to provide children with a fun environment and peer group in which to reinforce their private lesson skills. Children will have the opportunity to build confidence and self-esteem through games and performances, all the while learning both from the teacher and from each other.
* Biginner Chamber Group Class : 45 Minute Group Class per week / 30 Minute private lesson per week required.
* Intermediate Chamber Group Class : 45 Minute Group Class per week / 30 or 45 Minute private lesson per week required.
* Advanced Chamber Music Ensemble : 45 Minute Group Class per week / 45 or 60 Min lesson per week requird.
Advanced Chamber Music Ensembles refers to a genre of classical music performed by limited number of instruments with melody, inner voice and bass line. In the context of a chamber music ensemble, students learn teamwork while improving their own rhythm and intonation and finding their own music expression within the group dynamics.
Music theory, Ear Training and Sight Reading lessons for advanced students are available upon request.