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

REGISTER FOR FALL 2016
 

For the academic year 2016-2017, the Preparatory Division will offer instruction in:
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Tuba, Euphonium
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Composition
  • Adult Lessons available for all above instruments



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

Directions to Bard

2016-2017 Class and Lesson Dates

FALL  2016

15 SATURDAYS 
September 10 - January 14
(no classes/lessons on October 8, November 26, December 24, December 31)
Snow date:  January 21

15 TUESDAYS
September 6 - January 10
(no classes/lessons on October 11, November 22, December 20, December 27)
Snow date #1:  Dec 20
Snow date #2:  January 17


SPRING  2017

15 SATURDAYS
January 28 - May 20
(no classes/lessons on March 18, April 15)
Snow date:  June 3, 10

15 TUESDAYS
January 24 - May 16
(no classes/lessons on March 21, April 11)
Snow date #1:  May 23
Snow date #2:  June 6

2016 Bard Music Camp

Week 1: July 11 to 16
  Ages 2-5  Early Childhood Music
  Ages 5-9  Full Day Program

Week 2:  July 18 to 23
  Ages 10-18  Full Day Program

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Please email us to inquire about space availability

 



Contact Us

For more information about the Preparatory Division or Bard Music Camp,
please contact us at:
     bardprep@bard.edu

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