Categories: Music | Ages: 6 - 9 Years | Format: In-Person
BMS group lessons help establish a foundation for playing the instrument while introducing students to a range of musical traditions and techniques.
Most importantly, the classes help instill a love of music that will last a lifetime. Group lessons for the younger students are filled with fun activities to help keep them engaged in the class. They are a natural stepping stone to private guitar instruction with BMS's world-class guitar faculty.
Group lessons cover fundamentals, including:
- Proper fretting and picking hand techniques
- Playing in a group environment
- Note reading and note recognition on the fretboard
- Introduction to chords
- Learning songs
- Music appreciation
The Brooklyn Music School views music and performance as the birthright of all people, an essential way that human beings connect with others and explore their creativity. The study of music has been demonstrated to enhance academic learning and help develop discipline and confidence that will serve children well throughout their lives.
As part of our vision of reinventing the community music school for the 21st Century, The Brooklyn Music School is dedicated to:
Making high quality musical instruction approachable and affordable to a wide range of students
Creating frequent opportunities for performance for our students and cultural enrichment for our community
Representing a wide range of musical traditions, including European, African, Middle Eastern, and American to represent the diversity of Brooklyn's musical talent
Offering a warm and welcoming space for families and individuals to explore new talents and make lasting friendships
Making access to the performing available arts regardless of income, age, previous experience, or professional aspirations.
Founded in 1912, The Brooklyn Music School owns and operates a historic four-story building in Fort Greene that contains twenty-four classrooms, three dance studios, and a professional 266-seat Spanish-style theatre.