Music Classes Solano County, California | Violin Lessons & Many More

YACM MUSIC CLASSES

SUZUKI STRINGS
CHORUS, 
JAZZ, ROCK
SECTIONALS

BEGINNING BAND  •  CHORUS  •  SUZUKI STRONGS. •  BRASS SECTIONALS. •  WOODWIND SECTIONALS  •  PERCUSSION SECTIONALS • VIOLIN, CELLO, VIOLA SECTIONALS  •  DRUM CIRCLE • BEGINNING GUITAR, UKULELE • STORYTELLING

YACM ensembles and classes are an integral part of our music program. The ensembles on this page are included in memberships with LITTLE-Arts or CORE-ARTS.

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All CORE-Arts and Little Arts students are enrolled in a weekly ensemble. Each semester has a performance eligibility deadline 6 weeks prior to the upcoming date of performance. Students who enroll after the performance eligibility deadline will be able to join their ensemble at a later date. 

SUZUKI STRINGS ENSEMBLE, VIOLIN & CELLO

AGES 6 AND UP

The Suzuki Violin method is an evidence-based approach to learning violin for young beginners. The Suzuki method builds on the natural musicianship of children through the application of the same aural skills that empower speech development. Suzuki students are enrolled in Little Arts or CORE-Arts for private lessons and attend weekly ensemble classes. Performances are seasonal. Enrollment deadlines are required to participate in performances. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Student must have a correctly sized violin or cello. Instruments may be rented at Watermelon Music in Davis, Live Music in Vacaville, or Ifshin Violin in El Cerrito.

Requirements

Suzuki Instructors

Elena Gomez  Kimberly Feeney

CORE-Arts Students enrolled in the school of strings, are automatically enrolled in  weekly Suzuki Strings ensemble. Non members may enroll in Suzuki String classes for the fee shown below

Enrollment

Fee

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

Suzuki Violin & Cello Private Music Lessons for All | Solano County

FLARE CHILDREN'S CHORUS

AGES 6 - 10

FLARE CHILDREN'S CHORUS, offers an active point of entrance for children to explore music in a fun group setting. Making friends in chorus is easy because everyone is working together.

 

Student members (ages 6 - 10) of the school of voice and the school of piano are enrolled in Flare Children's Chorus. This class is open to non-members. Performances are seasonal. Enrollment deadlines are required to participate in performances. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Enrollment

CORE-Arts student members of appropriate age in the school of voice and piano are automatically included in Flare Children's Chorus. Non-members may enroll for a fee. PRO-Arts members may add Flare as a second ensemble for a reduced fee. Fill out the interest form, so we may contact you for more information. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

JAZZ ARTS ENSEMBLE

LEVEL INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED

Jazz Arts is open to Intermediate and Advanced instrumentalists. Members of this ensemble will rehearse jazz standards and contemporary jazz while learning to improvise, and demonstrate new skills with jazz charts and rhythms. 

 

Student members of the school of piano, winds, percussion are enrolled in the Jazz Arts Ensemble as a part of their membership.  This ensemble is open to non-members. Performances are seasonal. Enrollment deadlines are required to participate in performances. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Enrollment

Instrumentalists of appropriate level are enrolled in Jazz Arts. PRO-Arts members may add Jazz-Arts for a reduced fee. Non-members may join for the fee shown below. Fill out the interest form, so we may contact you for more information. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

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CONCERT BAND

LEVEL BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE

Concert Band is open to Beginning to Intermediate instrumentalists. Members of this ensemble will rehearse elementary band arrangement while learning how to read and play parts together. This ensemble is designed to introduce instrumentalists to the ensemble experience. 

 

Student members of the school of piano, winds, percussion are enrolled in the Concert Band as a part of their membership.  This ensemble is open to non-members. Performances are seasonal. Enrollment deadlines are required to participate in performances. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Enrollment

Instrumentalists of appropriate level are enrolled in Concert Band. PRO-Arts members may add Concert Band for a reduced fee. Non-members may join for the fee shown below. Fill out the interest form, so we may contact you for more information. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

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RHYTHM AND ROCK ENSMBLE

AGES 6 AND UP

Rhythm and Rock Ensemble  is open to beginning and early intermediate guitar, bass, ukulele, drum and piano (intermediate only) student. CORE-Arts members have this ensemble included in their program fees. Members of this ensemble will rehearse rhythms commonly used in rock, pop, and folk tunes.  Students will learn to play in a band setting and perform together at seasonal events. This ensemble is open to non-members who have 1 or more years of prior lessons.  Performances are seasonal. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Enrollment

Intermediate piano, guitar, ukulele, and drum CORE-Arts members are automatically enrolled in this ensemble. Fill out the interest form, so we may contact you for more information. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

FUSE YOUTH CHORUS

AGES 11 AND UP

Fuse youth chorus will rehearse traditional chorus, theatre scenes and A cappella music.  Students will learn to harmonize, blend, and perform as vocal ensemble.  

Student members of the school of voice are enrolled in Fuse Youth Chorus as a part of their membership.  This ensemble is open to non-members.  Performances are seasonal. 

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling  - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Enrollment

CORE-Arts student members of appropriate age in the school of voice and piano are automatically included in Fuse Children's Chorus. Non-members may enroll for a fee. PRO-Arts members may add Fuse as a second ensemble for a reduced fee. Fill out the interest form, so we may contact you for more information. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

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CONCERT BAND & SECTIONALS

GRADES 4 AND UP

YACM provides a place for band students to develop their skills.  A  sectional gives band, orchestra, and guitar students the opportunity practice skills specific to their instrument in a group setting. 

 

Concert Band classes develop skills and prepare students to perform.

  • Treats and Tunes - October 

  • Holiday Harmonies - December

  • Spring Fling  - March

  • Melody Makers Recitals - May

Requirments

Students must have their own instrument. Participants are required to bring their music to class.

Enrollment

Band-Arts students are automatically enrolled in Sectionals, Jazz-Arts or Concert Band Ensembles.  Fill out the interest form for a consultation and information about current offerings. 

Semester $400.00 NON-Member | Registration $50.00

FREE: CORE-Arts or PRO-Arts Member | Registration $0.00

 
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