All Newton Music School - Open House

Open House

OPEN HOUSE WEEK



SEPTEMBER 6th, 7th, 8th

FREE Sampler classes, instrument demos, meet our faculty, enter our drawing to win prizes, and more! This is a great way for any prospective student, regardless of age, to see what makes ANMS a special place to study music. Each day’s events are free and open to the public. We are looking forward to seeing current families and meeting new members from our community.

In addition to our detailed daily Open House sample class and info session schedule below, stop by to experience our Instrument Petting Zoo from 3:30pm-5:00pm each day, where your family will have hands-on experience with over a dozen instruments. 



DAILY SCHEDULE OF SAMPLE CLASSES, DEMOS, AND EVENTS


Tuesday the 6th


coffeeAdult Student Info Session
11:00AM-12:00PM
Join our Assistant Director, Michelle Shoemaker, over coffee to learn about the joys of music lessons, classes, and ensembles as an adult.

drum-1Intro to Percussion
Ages5-10
3:00PM
Meet instructor Jonathan Francis to learn about rhythms, percussion games, and movement.

french-hornExploring Brass
Ages 8-10
3:30PM
Explore 3 exciting brass instruments with Justin Stanley. This class is a great way to determine which instrument is right for you!

pianoPiano Lab I
Ages 6-7
3:45PM
The best introduction to piano a child could possibly have. Instructor Kim Petot’s Piano Lab curriculum is designed to inspire a lifelong love of music and piano. This class requires an adult partner.

editIntro to Songwriting
Ages12-18
4:30PM
Meet ANMS percussion faculty Jonathan Francis and discover the incredible world of songwriting and composition.

masksDrama Club Sampler
Ages6-10
5:00PM
Get to know Drama Dave while playing fun theater and improv games!


Wednesday the 7th


blocksEarly Childhood Playdate
Ages 20 months – 4 years
10:00AM-10:45AM
Stop by with your child(ren) to meet Early Childhood Coordinator Kim Petot and connect with other music loving parents in the area. Snacks and juice will be available.

maracasJoy of Music 1-2s
Ages 20-36 months
10:45AM
Your child, with an adult partner, explores music through movement, percussion, and games.

coffeeAdult Student Info Session
11:00AM-12:00pm
Join our Assistant Director, Michelle Shoemaker, over coffee to learn about the joys of music lessons, classes, and ensembles as an adult.

guitarGuitar Class
Ages 7-8
3:30PM
Meet dynamic guitarist Ian Aaberg to explore the exciting world of guitar!

drumWorld Drumming
Ages 5-6
4:00PM
Sing, dance, move, drum and play songs and beats from around the world.

UkuleleUkulele Class
Ages 5-6
4:30
Pick up this fun and accessible instrument and start strumming!

pianoPiano Lab I
Ages 6-7
5:00PM
The best introduction to piano a child could possibly have. Instructor Kim Petot’s Piano Lab curriculum is designed to inspire a lifelong love of music and piano. This class requires an adult partner.


Thursday the 8th


blocksEarly Childhood Playdate
Ages 20 months – 4 years
10:00AM-10:45AM
Stop by with your child(ren) to meet Early Childhood Coordinator Kim Petot and connect with other music loving parents in the area. Snacks and juice will be available.

triangleJoy of Music 3s
Age 3
10:45
Each child’s musical horizons are broadened and creative ways of thinking are expanded, inspiring confidence in the future pursuit of musical endeavors.

coffeeAdult Student Info Session
11:00AM-12:00pm
Join our Assistant Director, Michelle Shoemaker, over coffee to learn about the joys of music lessons, classes, and ensembles as an adult.

xylophoneXylophone Band
Ages 5-6
3:00PM
Your child will have the opportunity to try this wonderful introductory instrument. This class is a perfect foundation for future music study.

UkuleleUkulele Class
Ages 5-6
3:30
Pick up this fun and accessible instrument and start strumming!

french-hornExploring Brass
Ages 8-10
4:00PM
Explore 3 exciting brass instruments with Justin Stanley. This class is a great way to determine which instrument is right for you!

violinChestnut Orchestra Meet and Greet
7:00-7:45
Meet Chestnut Orchestra conductor Gary Fox along with current members. Learn how our unique community orchestra is structure and how to join. Light refreshments will be served. Bring your musical friends!