New Notes

New Notes (9am-11am)

For more experienced musicians, this chamber music curriculum reflects the transformation of the turn of the century Classic/Romantic standards into contemporary instrumental music of more recent eras, expanding the envelope of structure as well as some improvisational skills; from rags to riches.

  • Skill Level: Ideal for int/adv instrumentalists, Musicians with strong music skills including sight reading, Confidence as both a music leader and a follower, Strong Focus Skills Required.
  • Music Focus: Masterpieces of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras and beyond.

Technique/Classroom Skills: Strings: All positions; Piano: All scales and I, IV, V chords and arpeggios; Winds/Brass: Strong grasp of transposition and playing over the break.


  • – Ben Green, Winds/Brass
  • – Ondine Young, Piano/Strings/Percussion

Teaching Assistants:

  • • Talia and Liam Young-Skeen

Class Meeting Times: Saturdays, 9AM – 11AM

  • • 9:00-9:45 Music Games/Theory/Composition with Mr. Green
  • • 9:45-10:00 Break/Transition
  • • 10:00-10:45 Active music making on the Stage with Dr. Young
  • • 10:45-11:00 Cleanup/Closing
Program Types:
Instrument Types:
Program Styles:
Age, Minimum:
Age, Maximum:
Program Cost:
775 for the semester. 2 hour classes weekly with 2 performances
Teaching Method:

Musically Minded offers unique music education programs in multiple genres on most instruments designed to help students develop a passion not only for individual instruments but for excellent musicianship. We aim to inspire our students to learn music as a language and communicate and connect with themselves and their communities by enjoying this art form.

Class Frequency:
2 hours every Saturday for the semester
Class Duration:
2 hours per class from Aug 27-Dec 10 with breaks on holidays
Scholarship Programs:

We will have scholarships in the second semester, but not the first. (We are raising funds now).

Program Intensity:
Program Name:
New Notes - Chamber Music Ensemble Class