Below is a list of ALL of our Groups and Ensemble Groups! 

We have Gift Certificates available for the following Group Classes and Ensemble Groups. Gift Certificates are also available for Private Lessons, but this is only when a lesson time is available.  A waiting list is available if we have no openings for private lessons.

Please scroll through and discover what these group classes are all about.  We have opening spots in each group and it’s never too late to start learning with the class!  Call us to discuss your child’s musical interest and based on his/her skill level we can fit them into the right class and develop a musical ability that is unique to them.  (25.00 registration fee applies to most groups for new members)

TUITION

25.00 Registration Fee

Most Group Classes at 1/2 hour sessions are $59.00 monthly (Ensemble Groups may have different rates)

2 Group Classes are $79.00 monthly – Two 1/2 hour classes of your choice

After the 79.00 Rate and the Private Lesson Rate Each additional Group Class is $25.00 extra

Private Lessons are $89.00 monthly for Children and $99.00 monthly for Adults – Includes One 1/2 hour weekly session

Ensemble Groups may have different prices.

GROUP CLASS SCHEDULE

JOIN US ON MONDAYS!

Mondays:  5:30 to 6:30 with Chelci Cowan:  We have a Woodwind Ensemble for ages 12 & up!  For Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe.  49.00 per month for non students and 25.00 monthly for current Music Conservatory students.  In order to start this class we need 2 students at the minimum.  Call us to be the first sign ups!

Mondays: 6:00 to 6:30 Drum Group Ages 12 and up with Joseph Glarner and Mary Beth Heidenreich:  Two of the best drum teachers in town are putting their heads together to give your child a great Drumming experience.  Using Drum Kits, Box Drums, Hand Drums and a variety of percussion instruments they rock to amazing music and learn awesome rhythm techniques every Monday.  Come join us!

Mondays:  7 – 8pm with Joseph and April Glarner:  Come join the Allegheny Songbirds choir!  25.00 monthly membership 18 and up.  We have a Student Apprentice Program available audition only for Students aged 15 and up who are looking for a challenging musical experience.  We are always accepting new members

 

NOW ON TO TUESDAYS!!

4:00 – 4:30pm is our Little Singers Group Ages 5 to 9 years with Joseph Glarner:  We are always accepting new students for this group class!  Your child will learn a variety of songs and singing techniques as well as some occasional piano and drums to go along with their music for our Christmas and Spring recitals.  This class is 59.00 per month and is a wonderful experience for your child so call us today!

4:00 – 4:30pm is our Tiny Musicians Preschool Class Ages 3 – 4 years with April Glarner.  We are always accepting new students and it’s never too late to enter the program.  In this class your child will learn many early music tools and develop a foundation to build on when they enter into our older groups.  They will experience different styles of music, rhythms, instruments and begin to develop their knowledge of music notation, and scales in a fun environment.  They will begin learning piano, ukulele and drums in this class.  This class is 59.00 per month and is a wonderful experience for your child so call us!

4:30  – 5:30 pm is our Amazing Little Mozarts Music Class Ages 5-9 years with April Glarner.  We are always accepting new students and it is never too late to enter this FUN, FUN, FUN program.  In this class your child will build upon their musical talents and the knowledge base that they have already developed in their earlier years.  We will be developing the skills they need to read, play, write and compose their own music as they are exposed to a variety of instruments and music styles that are used throughout the world.  They will learn to pay the drums, piano, and ukulele.  We also develop a Christmas recital and Spring Recital piece each year to give them performance experience.  This is an hour class and is 79.00 monthly.

7:30 – 8:00pm  is our Hand Drumming Ensemble for Adults.  Led by Joseph Glarner, the class offers drummers the opportunity to develop their hand drumming technique, endurance, control and teamwork in a group.  Come join us at anytime of the year and have a lot fun with us!!  Limited time only Special Offer of 25.00 Per Month.  One time 25.00 registration fee for new students still apply.

Joseph Glarner and Pete Pepke at Libery St Cafe

WEDNESDAY Nights are Great Fun!!

From 4:00 to 4:30 we have a beginning Violin Group 1 with Joseph Glarner, Ages 10 and up.  It’s never too late to join this class and you will receive a quality violin education and fun learning experience.  Classes are 59.00 per month.

6:00 – 7pm is THE WARREN COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA directed by Chelci Cowan.  Strings, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion.  This is an amazing and FUN Group that we have the honor of hosting here at The Music Conservatory LLC.  Grades 7 – 12 are welcome to join.  Audition or parent/teacher referral is needed for younger players.  This group is always accepting new members.  Member fee is 25.00 per month and FREE for current Music Conservatory Students.  We encourage new members as this provides more music education, more performance experiences for students who are dedicated to learning and playing their instruments.

7:30 to 8pm Jazz Group with Joseph Glarner!  Learn Beginning Jazz Standards in the American Songbook.  All instruments welcome!  Joseph Glarner is the best person to learn Jaszz from in the town and the region with over 2 decades of recording and performing in the professional jazz world.  Group is 59.00 monthly for nonMusic Conservatory Students and 25.00 for Current Music Conservatory Students.

Violin Lessons

Thursdays Are Wonderful Groups for Young and Old Musicians alike!!

From 4:00 to 5:30 we have different half hour classes for Little Beginners Groups Ages 5-8 or 9 years.  We have classes for Violin at 4pm with Joseph Glarner, Drums at 4pm with Ryan Sandberg, 4:30 Ukulele with Ryan Sandberg, and 5pm Piano Lab with Ryan Sandberg. Classes are 59.00 per month.

4:30 – 5:30 pm is our Amazing Little Mozarts Music Class Ages 5-9 years with April Glarner. We are always accepting new students and it is never too late to enter this FUN, FUN, FUN program. In this class your child will build upon their musical talents and the knowledge base that they have already developed in their earlier years. We will be developing the skills they need to read, play, write and compose their own music as they are exposed to a variety of instruments and music styles that are used throughout the world. They will learn to pay the drums, piano, and ukulele. We also develop a Christmas recital and Spring Recital piece each year to give them performance experience. This is an hour class and is 79.00 monthly.

4:00 – 4:30 pm Little Beginner Drums Ages 5-9 with Ryan Sandberg. This is a great class for the young child who is interested in learning how to play the drums. This is a new class and currently we need students. The PreMusic students will be joining this class for 15 minutes of drums every Saturday. Sign up today! Class is 59.00 monthly.

4:30 – 5:00 pm Little Beginner Ukulele Ages 5-9 with Ryan Sandberg. Wonderful chance for little fingers to learn how to play the ukulele and be introduced to a stringed instrument. Class is 59.00 monthly.

5:00 – 5:30 pm Little Beginner Piano Lab Ages 5-9 with Ryan Sandberg. Here is a fun, small group class designed to introduce your young child to Beginning Piano. Class is 59.00 monthly.

6pm – 6:30 Baritone Ukulele Group Class with Ryan Sandberg.  This is a great opportunity for ukulele students to learn how to play the Baritone Ukulele!  We are accepting new members!  Class is 59.00 monthly.  Call us today!

6pm – 7pm we have our very own Adult Chamber Ensemble Group!  This group is for advanced learners or older musicians looking to dust off their instruments and shake the rust off their playing. This group is a 49.00 member fee for adults and an extra 25.00 per month for Current Adult Music Conservatory Private or Group Lesson Students.  We also have our Student Apprentice Program incorporated into this group for advanced high school students who are looking for more of a challenge (audition only) and is Free for Current Music Conservatory Students.  We often perform at charity events, open houses, churches, etc… along with our Christmas and Spring Recitals, etc and are always looking for new members! We also hire our group out for weddings and other events.  Join us today!!!  It is never too late to join and we are always looking for new members.

6:30 – 7pm Drum Lab Ages 9 and up with Ryan Sandberg:  This class is also a great way to build on your child’s drumming techniques, endurance and rhythms.  Currently taking new students!!  This class is 59.00 per month!  Call us to join today!

7:30 – 8pm Beginning Upright Bass Group Class with Michael Gafner Ages 12 and up, Adult learners welcome.  Please join us as we learn how to play the Upright Bass.  Smaller hands will learn on Cellos.  Call us today to sign up for our January group!  Must have your own instrument. 59.00 monthly

7:00 – 7:30 Piano Group 2 with Irys McKotch:  Ages 12 and up… If you have a small piano base already then this is the class for you.  We have a couple openings available to new students!  Call us before this group is filled up!  Irys McKotch will teach you the piano and prepare you for either private lessons or more advanced Piano playing.  Class is 59.00 per month!  Call us to sign up!

7:30 – 8pm Beginning Cello Group with Chelci Cowan  Ages 12 and up, Adult learners welcome.  Please join us as we learn to play the Cello.  Call us today to sign up for our January group!  Must have your own instrument.  59.00 monthly.

Joseph Glarner performing with Late American Idol Winner Michael Johns

SATURDAY CLASSES ROCK!

15% YMCA MEMBER DISCOUNT FOR BEGINNER SERIES SATURDAYS ONLY… YMCA will print off a voucher for you to present to us in order to receive this discount.

9AM – 10AM is our Amazing Little Mozarts Music Class Ages 5-9 years with April Glarner. We are always accepting new students and it is never too late to enter this FUN, FUN, FUN program. In this class your child will build upon their musical talents and the knowledge base that they have already developed in their earlier years. We will be developing the skills they need to read, play, write and compose their own music as they are exposed to a variety of instruments and music styles that are used throughout the world. They will learn to pay the drums, piano, and ukulele. We also develop a Christmas recital and Spring Recital piece each year to give them performance experience. This is an hour class and is 79.00 monthly.

9:30 – 10:00 Piano Lab 1 Ages 10 and up with Irys McKotch:  It’s not too late to join and we have an available lesson spot for this group!  Call us today to begin your child on Piano!  Class is 59.00 monthly.

9:30 – 10:00 Little Beginners Drums Ages 5-9 years with Ryan Sandberg.  This is a great class for the young child who is interested in learning how to play the drums.  This is a new class and currently we need students.  The PreMusic students will be joining this class for 15 minutes of drums every Saturday. Sign up today!  Class is 59.00 monthly.

10:00 – 10:30 Beginner Drums Ages 10 and up with Ryan Sandberg.  Come join Ryan as he teaches you how to drum!!  Learn rhythms and techniques in this fun class.  Class is 59.00 per month.

10:00 – 10:30 Beginner Ukulele ages 10 and up with Joseph Glarner.  Everyone loves the ukulele and we are always accepting new members to learn ukulele songs, scales, and strumming techniques.  We learn on the soprano or concert ukuleles and perform during our Christmas and Spring Recitals.  Class is 59.00 per month.

10:30 – 11:00 Beginner Piano Lab Level 2 Ages 12 & up with Irys McKotch:  This group class has two seats available.  Call us today to sign up before they are taken!  Students are asked to perform in our Christmas and spring Recitals.  Class is 59.00 monthly.

10:30 – 11:00 Little Beginners Drums Ages 5-9 years with Ryan Sandberg. This is a great class for the young child who is interested in learning how to play the drums. We are currently accepting new students and hope you join! Sign up today! Class is 59.00 monthly!

10:30 – 11:00 Beginner Guitar Group Ages 10 and up with Joseph Glarner:  It is not too late to start this class for interested students.  Join Joseph and he teaches your child how to play guitar.  Learn guitar maintennance, stringing, learn your notes, strumming patterns and rhythm, scales and a variety of songs and styles in this fun class!  Class is 59.00 monthly.

2’s company, 3’s a crowd

11:00 – 11:30  Beginner Piano Group 2:  Ages 12 & up with Irys McKotch:  There are two seats available in this class.  If you already have a general knowledge of how the piano works, where to place your fingers and some knowldge of musical notes in the treble and bass clef to help you learn how to read music,  then It’s not too late to start learning how to play the piano in this class.  Class is 59.00 monthly.

11:00 – 11:30  Beginner Drum Group 3 for more advanced learners Ages 12 and up with Ryan Sandberg.  We are accepting members for this group and would love to start you on a more advanced level of playing.  Join us today!  Class is 59.00 monthly.

11:30 – 12:00 Beginner Piano Group 1 Ages 12 and up with Irys McKotch:  We are looking for new members for this class and have 3 seats available to start your child on the path to learn how to play the piano.  Class is 59.00 monthly.

12:00 – 12:15 ROCK BAND with Joseph Glarner!  We have our very own School of Rock going on every Saturday!  Come Join us as we jam and learn a variety of songs and styles of rock!  We welcome our young musicians: singers and instruments!  Let’s have fun together and ROCK and ROLL!  To adults who are interested, remember this is a supervised, kid friendly environment aimed at music education, but you are welcome to bring your talent and expertise to the table and have fun!  Students are expected to attend each performance and perform as a group.  Group is 59.00 per month for Adults monthly 25.00 per month for students.  SIGN UP TODAY and ROCK!

1:00 – 1:30pm  is our Ultimate Hand Drumming Session for Ages 10 – 17 years. Led by Joseph Glarner, this class offers drummers the opportunity to develop their hand drumming technique, endurance, control and teamwork in a group. Come join us at anytime of the year and have a lot fun with us!! Limited time only Special Offer of 25.00 Per Month. One time 25.00 registration fee for new students still apply.

And that’s not all… Coming soon will be T.R. McKotch’s “Rudimental Boot Camp” and his GAHU Hand Drumming Ensemble Group. These classes will be announced once they are available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon!

Baby and me music classes
Recording Studio Sessions and Training
Computer Learning Center
Sound Engineering Workshops
General Music Education 1 Ages 9-11 years
General Music Education 2 Ages 12-14 years
Music Theory I and II College Prep Classes
Song Writing and Composition

 

Here are some of our Area’s of Expertise and Available Instruction:
Guitar 101: Guitar 101 utilizes a Guitar method with over 30 years of development with a proven track record for beginners.
Guitar 102: Guitar for intermediate players utilizes the WMC guitar method as well.
Classical Guitar Quartet: This ensemble class is for performers looking to learn classical guitar techniques, and is limited to 4 students per class.
Jazz Guitar Techniques: This class is for intermediate & advanced guitar players looking to master their instrument, and learn to improvise.
Jazz Improv: Open to all instruments, and teaches improvisation techniques that all instruments can utilize to perform jazz and commercial music.
Afro Cuban Guitar: This course offers guitar students an opportunity to learn different latin Claves like the Mambo, Naningo, Bolero, Cha-Cha, Bossa Nova, Samba, Mozambique Rhythms, & Montuno’s for Guitar.
Piano Proficiency 101: This course is designed for students beginning to learn piano. Basic reading, scales, finger exercises, and left and right hand reading are all covered in piano proficiency 101.
Piano Proficiency 102: Is designed for intermediate students and covers a wide range of material including scales, modes, advanced chords, and the different common chord changes found in popular music. The class is limited to 5 students and each student gets one on one time with the teachers going over exercises individually and as a group.
Jazz Piano Lab: This class covers more advanced improvisation techniques and enables students to play classic American Jazz Standards.
Music Theory & Ear Training 101: Teaches all students the basics of the music language and prepares them for more advanced theory. Note values, rhythmic values, circle of fifths, triads, and the modes are covered in this class, as well as being able to identify basic music intervals, major , minor scales, and modes.
Music Theory 102: Picks up where Theory 101 leaves off and teaches students how more advanced chords work together and how to distinguish harmonic changes and modulations.
Music History: The Music History Class changes even within the seasonal semester. ALL periods are covered in the history of western music history, and this also includes smaller labs on international music as well. This gives students an amazing perspective into how the language of music has developed, and how it’s used world wide. It also helps students to appreciate many styles of music.
Suzuki Violin Ensemble 1: Suzuki Violin Method level 1 & 2. As well as other enrichment pieces.
Suzuki Violin Ensemble 2: Suzuki Violin level 2 & 3. This class pre-pares students for more serious private instruction. Though all students receive 1 on 1 time with the teacher in every class, Suzuki Level 4 deserves private attention and we have multiple violin teachers on staff.
Jazz Violin: Thats right, you want to dive into the world of jazz violin? How about bluegrass? The theory is the same, but the approach is different. Learn how to use your violin in different applications and learn the style of Stephane Grapelli, or Charlie Daniels with Jazz Violin Technique. Students learn how to improvise over chord changes, and how to play various styles focusing on Jazz, with a little bit of bluegrass.
Vocals 101: Learn how the anatomy of your larynx works! Basic sight singing skills, solfeggio, and technique are covered. Learn to sing properly so you don’t damage your voice! Vocals 101 prepares students to sing in one of our rock, jazz, or sacred music ensembles. And also prepare for private instruction with one of our vocal coaches.
Vocal Jazz Improvisation: SKAT, its known as… When a vocalists improvises seamlessly using words or syllables that sound foreign to our ear. Yes they are usually flying off the seat of their pants, but with much preparation. Learning how to improvise with your voice in jazz takes time, and patience. This class is designed for singers who are intermediate to advanced, and have taken our theory and/or jazz improv class.
Vocal Ensemble: This ensemble sings pieces from multiple eras and styles.
Rock Band: There is no video games here, any student is welcome to audition for one of our rock ensembles. Learn to play rock N Roll the RIGHT way. Styles covered are from the 50’s-today. Open to instrumentalists, and vocalists.
Jazz Ensemble: This ensemble allows students to play in a group setting and learn how to work as a team to accomplish your goals.
String Ensemble: Open to students who play any stringed instrument. Material covered is primarily classical, but not limited to contemporary arrangements, and popular melodies.
Modern Jazz Band: This group focuses on the fusion movement of the 20th century from Miles Davis, The Brecker Brothers, Pat Methany, and others. Learn how to improvise with multiple approaches. Open to instrumentalists only.
The Blues Band: This group is for students beginning to improvise. Go beyond the 12 bar blues and study the different common chord changes that make up the different formats of the blues. Open to all instruments and vocalists.
Praise Band: Contemporary & Popular Christian Music has an ever growing listening base and is a major competitor in the modern music marketplace. Learn what it takes to play your favorite praise and worship songs.
Liturgy & Music: One of the first careers in the music field was through the church. Learn the basics of how music and churches of different denominations use music and liturgy to work together.
Film Scoring: Learn from the pro’s how to score music to film. Join the ranks of J. Williams, or Philip Glass! This Class also covers vocabulary for Radio & Television music as well.
Digital Recording Studio: Learn how to use Pro Tools, Studio One, and many more programs designed for music production. Learn how to record properly, what kind of microphones are used, mix, master, and more!
The Physics of Sound: Ever wonder what the science behind sound is? Your not alone. In this class, we cover the basic physics of sound, and how different frequencies make you respond. Music Neurology, and Music Therapy are also discussed.
Music Business & Marketing: Learn how to protect your music, and market it independently without the help of a major label. Independent artists are the name of the game now. Major labels are not investing in much artist development anymore, looking for independent artists who have proven themselves to be ahead of the curve. Learn how to set yourself up with ASCAP, or BMI as a writer or publisher, and how it works. Learn from teachers who are members themselves with years of experience.
Recording Artist Workshop: This workshop occurs only once a semester. Learn what it takes to write songs that sell! And what skills are required to be a successful recording and performing artist. This workshop covers everything from recording your own music, to marketing your songs online on iTunes and other music jukebox platforms.
3 Piece Horn: Learn how to arrange music with a three piece horn section and more!
Composition: Learn the art of scoring orchestral music the old fashion way. Beethoven used the old #2 pencil, so can you! Then transfer your classwork to a digital format when your happy with your composition. Learn what instruments play in which clefs, counterpoint, and more!
Songwriters Workshop: This composition workshop is designed for the popular music performer and/or songwriter. Depending on what you want out of your music, different methods of writing music are available to the modern artist, but writing a good song isn’t easy. This class is only available to students who have taken theory, or have equivalent knowledge in common and not so common chord changes.
Mallet Madness: Percussionists agree, mallets are fun! Learn how to play mallets and improve your percussion skill set.
Beginner-Advanced Group Drum Studies: These classes focus on technique, rudiment studies, endurance, speed, control and more. Curriculum used is Drumeo, and Great Hands for a Lifetime by Tommy Ague.
Crazy Congas Class: Learn to perform African Drumming and terminology used. One can get lost in African Drumming there are so many different regions.
Trumpet Level 101: Learn your instrument, all the notes, basic reading, learn simple melodies, and more.
Trumpet Ensemble: For intermediate players. Know your scales, arpeggios, learn to improvise on the blues, and read more challenging melodies.
Jazz Trumpet: Take your playing to the next level. Learn different improvisational techniques, cover all eras of jazz, and modern jazz.
Saxophone 101: Learn your instrument, all the notes, basic reading, a variety of scales, learn simple melodies and more.
Saxophone Ensemble: For intermediate players. Get to know your scales very well, arpeggios, learn to improvise on the blues, common changes, and read more challenging melodies.
Jazz Saxophone: Take your playing to the next level. Learn different improvisational techniques, cover all eras of jazz, and modern jazz.
Flute 101: Learn your instrument, all the notes, basic reading, a variety of scales, learn simple melodies and more.
Flute Ensemble: For intermediate players. Get to know your scales very well, arpeggios, learn to read more challenging melodies.
Bass 101: Learn your instrument, all the notes, basic reading, a variety of scales, learn simple melodies and more.