Preparatory Division

MUSIC PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AGES 2 TO 18
  and ADULTS

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 2017 PRE-REGISTRATION
IS OPEN for current Prep Students

FALL 2017 Registration
for NEW Students will be OPEN
after May 13

 

Online Applications for NEW STUDENTS will be available starting May 14.

For the academic year 2017-2018, the Preparatory Division will offer instruction in:
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Composition
  • Adult Lessons available for all above instruments


Accepting Spring 2017 Registration
 Limited Spots Available


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

2017-2018 Bard Prep Dates

FALL 2017

15 SATURDAYS
September 9 to January 13
(No classes: Oct 7, Nov 25, Dec 23,
Dec 30)
  Snow date:  January 20


15 TUESDAYS
September 12 to January 16
(No classes: Oct 10, Nov 21, Dec 26,
Jan 2)
  Snow date:  January 23
 

SPRING 2018

15 SATURDAYS
January 27 to May 19
(No classes: March 24 & March 31)
  Snow date #1: June 2
  Snow date #2: June 9


15 TUESDAYS
January 30 to May 22
(No classes: March 20 & March 27)
  Snow date #1: May 29
  Snow date #2: June 5



Current Semester:
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:  May 30


 

BARD MUSIC CAMP


Early Childhood Music Ages 2-5
   Monday, July 3 - Saturday, July 8

 
WEEK 1:   Full Day Camp Ages 5-9
   Monday, July 3 - Saturday, July 8

WEEK 2:   Full Day Camp Ages 10-18

   Monday, July 10 - Saturday, July 15

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

Space is limited - REGISTER NOW!





CONTACT US

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

     bardprep@bard.edu

To find out about weekly events, faculty and student news, and more visit our 
PREP BLOG!

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