Preparatory Division

Preparatory Division

Preparatory Division

MUSIC PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AGES 2 TO 18

The Preparatory Division offers young people the joy of studying music in the context of a first-class conservatory. The  study of music provides important benefits in language, motor, and social skills and helps to develop an appreciation for the value of diligent effort. Most importantly, music provides a lifetime of enjoyment.

Registration Information

Fall 2019 Registration is now OPEN


For the academic year 2019-2020, the Preparatory Division will offer instruction in:
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Baritone Horn
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Composition

2019-2020 Bard Prep Dates

FALL 2019

15 SATURDAYS
September 7 to January 11
 Snow date: January 18, 2020
No classes: Oct 12, Nov 30, Dec 21 & 28



SPRING 2020

15 SATURDAYS
January 25 to May 16
 Snow date: May 30, 2020
No classes: March 21, April 11



CLASS LOCATIONS

All classes are held in the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Center (Edith C. Blum building) and the László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building on the Bard College campus.

Recitals are held at Olin Auditorium and the Performance Space at the László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

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BARD MUSIC CAMP 2019

Early Childhood Music Ages 3-6
   Monday, July 1 - Saturday, July 6

 
WEEK 1:   Full Day Camp Ages 5-9
   Monday, July 1 - Saturday, July 6

WEEK 2:   Full Day Camp Ages 10-18

   Monday, July 8 - Saturday, July 13

Instrument instructions available for:
Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Voice, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trombone, Euphonium, Composition, Percussion


Camp Deadline Has Passed

If you are interested in registering for camp, please email us and inquire about space availability for your instrument or voice.




CAMP LOCATION:
 László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building



CONTACT US

For more information about the 
Preparatory Division and Bard Music Camp, please contact us at:

     bardprep@bard.edu