Early Childhood




School of Music • Children

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Lil’ Pianists

Ages 5-6
12 Mondays, 4:00 PM- 4:45 PM
September 17, October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14
Members: $265; Non-members: $290

15 Wednesdays, 4:00 PM- 4:45 PM
September 12, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16
Members: $330; Non-members: $360

This fun filled introduction to piano is based on the Suzuki method, the principle that young children can develop instrumental skills through listening, imitation, and repetition.  Intended to prepare children for private music lessons.  Class size is limited.


Suzuki Violin

Ages 4-6
16 Fridays, 1:00 PM- 1:45 PM
September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 4, 11, 18
Members: $345; Non-members: $400
Mind/Body Studio

Suzuki violin enrichment class includes listening and learning the music fundamentals like pitch, tone, timing, articulation, and dynamics as well as basic violin techniques from posture and holding the instrument to producing a tone.  Participants must bring their own instruments.


Private Music Lessons

All Ages
16 Classes, 30 minutes each
Members: $640; Non-members: $640

16 Classes, 45 minutes each
Members: $800; Non-members: $800

16 Classes, 60 minutes each
Members: $990; Non-members: $990

Non-members add $75 annual registration fee. Packages may be pro-rated.

One-on-one instruction in piano, violin, guitar, flute, saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, cello, viola, and voice taught by professionals who have comprehensive knowledge of their instrument, and a wide knowledge of performance practice, history, and theory.  They are enthusiastic and passionate about music and teaching students of all abilities.

Lessons are available during the school year and also during the summer. Register at any time!  Tuition is pro-rated for the number of weeks remaining in the semester. Recital performances are held toward the end of each semester.

The strength of our program lies in the hard work expected of each student, coupled with the individual attention received from faculty in a manner tested by time but rare in today’s style of education.

Marianna Udler

Director of School of Music & Performing Arts

(914) 366-7898 x1110

Marianna Udler, Director of the JCC School of Music & Performing Arts, is a professional pianist, music educator and organist. She has extensive performing and teaching experience. Ms. Udler performed…

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