Summer

Private Lessons

The Alameda String Academy is a music school conveniently located in the heart of Alameda offering high quality instruction in violin, viola, cello and guitar, with a particular emphasis on chamber music.

Our goal is to provide more than “just lessons.”  Our talented faculty work hard to create a real community of musicians where students enjoy their music, play together in groups, and perform for each other in a kind, supportive and challenging environment.

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

Babies to 4-year-olds explore, along with their favorite adult, the sounds and imagination of the Spanish language. Jorge Liceaga leads you on a magical musical journey with his voice, his imagination and many musical instruments!

Guitarist Jorge Liceaga is a founder of Cascada de Flores, a music ensemble dedicated to the exploration, preservation and dissemination of Mexican and Caribbean music and dance. With his partner Arwen Lawrence he is also involved in numerous creative collaborations, recording projects, community outreach activities and in-school programs and workshops.

Musically Minded Academy

In this ensemble, students will explore the guitar in a group setting, learning both rhythm accompaniment techniques and music theory. Further development and refinement of basic skills. Introduction to beginning and more intermediate and advanced techniques. Students enrolling in the Beginning class do not any experience, but it is helpful. Student provides his or her own guitar. Students enrolling in the intermediate level class must have prior experience on guitar and understand basic chords/scales.

Music School at Piedmont Piano Company Avant Tot and Music is Fun

MUSIC IS FUN classes are for 2-3 year olds, exploring rhythm, pitch, soft-loud, high-low and counting, with drums and piano. AVANT TOT is a group class for 4 and 5 year olds that teaches age appropriate musical concepts (loud-soft, high-low pitch, location of middle C, singing do-re-mi-fa-sol, do-re-mi-fa-sol fingers and do-re-mi-fa-sol piano keys + more) using the piano. The material is presented in a focused, logical stream of short segments, reinforced with the accompanying book AVANT TOT. Designed to help prepare your child for group or private music lessons.

Music School at Piedmont Piano Company Avant Tot and Music is Fun

MUSIC IS FUN classes are for 2-3 year olds, exploring rhythm, pitch, soft-loud, high-low and counting, with drums and piano. AVANT TOT is a group class for 4 and 5 year olds that teaches age appropriate musical concepts (loud-soft, high-low pitch, location of middle C, singing do-re-mi-fa-sol, do-re-mi-fa-sol fingers and do-re-mi-fa-sol piano keys + more) using the piano. The material is presented in a focused, logical stream of short segments, reinforced with the accompanying book AVANT TOT. Designed to help prepare your child for group or private music lessons.