Preparatory Division

Preparatory Division

Preparatory Division

MUSIC PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS AGES 1 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

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
 

  • Early Childhood Music
  • Ages 1 to 6, Music & Movement and Chorus
  • NEW!  Piano Class: PIANO EXPLORERS for Ages 4-6 (Piano Explorers is Full for Fall 2018.  Please contact us about the spring semester or waiting list)

For the academic year 2018-2019, the Preparatory Division will offer instruction in:
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Baritone Horn
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Composition
  • Adult Lessons available for all above instruments

2018-2019 Bard Prep Dates

FALL 2018

15 SATURDAYS
September 8 to January 12

 Snow date: January 19
No classes: October 6, November 24, December 22 & 29
 

SPRING 2019

15 SATURDAYS
January 26 to May 18
 Snow date #1: June 1
 Snow date #2: June 8
No classes: March 23, April 20


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

Early Childhood Music Ages 3-6
   Monday, July 2 - Saturday, July 7

 
WEEK 1:   Full Day Camp Ages 5-9
   Monday, July 2 - Saturday, July 7

WEEK 2:   Full Day Camp Ages 10-18

   Monday, July 9 - Saturday, July 14

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


REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Please CONTACT US to inquire about space availability for late registration





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