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For more information:  201.408.1465 | thurnauer@jccotp.org

A key component of instrumental instruction, including the Suzuki approach. Concurrent private lessons, either at teh Thurnauer School of Music or elsewhere, are required.

Group classes offered:

  • Cello
  • Voice (Divas and Divos in the Making)
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Violin

Flute Choir

One of the joys of playing the flute is making music with friends, in Flute Choir! Audition required.

  
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Advanced Dalcroze

Children learn music best by using body movement to interpret and understand the fundamentals. Learn to read and write music notation using Solfege, rhythmic and melodic dictation, and improvisation.

15 times on Mondays
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Feb 10 - Jun 16
Except: Feb 17, Apr 14, Apr 21, May 26
Ages 6-7
$385.00 Member
$475.00 Nonmember
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15 times on Sundays
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Feb 2 - Jun 15
Except: Feb 16, Mar 15, Apr 20, May 11, May 25
Ages 7-8
$385.00 Member
$475.00 Nonmember
50MADA02W4

15 times on Thursdays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Feb 13 - Jun 19
Except: Feb 20, Apr 17, May 15, Jun 5
Ages 8-9
$385.00 Member
$475.00 Nonmember
50MADA03W4

  
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer

The award winning Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer teaches vocal techniques, rehearsal skills and preparation for performing.  Students perform challenging repertoire from classical to pop at venues in New York City and New Jersey.

Note: Additional fees for choral attire, transportation, and special events may apply.

Fee for sheet music $20

15 times on Mondays
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Feb 10 - Jun 16
Except: Feb 17, Apr 14, Apr 21, May 26

$255.00 Member
$290.00 Nonmember
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15 times on Mondays
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Feb 10 - Jun 16
Except: Feb 17, Apr 14, Apr 21, May 26

$255.00 Member
$290.00 Nonmember
50YPC02W4

  
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Flute Choir

One of the joys of playing the flute is making music with friends.

15 times on Mondays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Feb 10 - Jun 16
Except: Feb 17, Apr 14, Apr 21, May 26
$275.00 Member
$315.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Do You Hear What I Hear? (Advanced Level)

Through creative singing, improvisation, and movement, children learn the basics of Solfege-how to match tones they hear and how these tones relate to one another-laying an excellent foundation for music appreciation, comprehension, and instrumental study.
14 times on Tuesdays
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Feb 11 - Jun 17
Except: Feb 18, Apr 15, Apr 22, May 13, Jun 3
Ages 6-7
$270.00 Member
$315.00 Nonmember
50MDYH01W4

15 times on Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Feb 12 - Jun 18
Except: Feb 19, Apr 16, May 14, Jun 4
ages 7-8
$270.00 Member
$315.00 Nonmember
50MDYH02W4

15 times on Thursdays
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Feb 13 - Jun 19
Except: Feb 20, Apr 17, May 15, Jun 5
ages 8-9
$270.00 Member
$315.00 Nonmember
50MDYH03W4

  
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Divas & Divos in the Making

Students sing individual repertoire for each other to develop confidence and to enhance understanding of vocal issues. Emphasis is based on learning basic sight-singing and other music fundementals.

15 times on Thursdays
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Feb 13 - Jun 19
Except: Feb 20, Apr 17, May 15, Jun 5
$255.00 Member
$290.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Elements of Music

Beginning with notes and rhythms, students progress to advanced topics such as harmonic and formal analysis.  They learn to hear the sound of written music before it is played (sight-singing), to translate heard sound into notation (dictation), and to connect those experiences to the instruments they are studying.

Call music school for dates and times, 201.408.1465
$385.00 Member
$475.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Jazz Artists

The Jazz Artists program is for students of jazz on any instrument, at all levels of study and in all grades.  Jazz musicianship encouraged as an elective.  Program includes:

  • One 30 or 45 minutes private lesson each week
  • Performace Forum includes participation each week in small ensemble (60 minutes) and large ensemble (45 minues)

20% discount on jazz electives


15 weeks

30 min. lesson: $1,515/$1,615 | 45 min. lesson: $1,690/$1,790
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Secondary Instrument

Private instrumental, history, theory, and composition lessons are available for children in addition to lessons on their primary instruments.
15 weeks 30 min. lesson
$685.00 Member
$740.00 Nonmember
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15 weeks 45 min. lesson
$985.00 Member
$1,060.00 Nonmember
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15 weeks 60 min. lesson
$1,285.00 Member
$1,380.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Young Artists

For students of all classical and jazz instruments at beginner or intermediate levels of study. All grades. This program is required for violin, viola, cello, and piano students.

  • One 60-minute private lesson or two 30-minute private lessons each week
  • Instrumental group class (30-60 minutes)
  • Choice of one or two 40-minute Early Childhood/Musical Explorers, Advanced Dalcroze (60 minutes), or Musicianship (60 minutes) class
  • One or more performance ensembles, by audition

May include participation in Chamber Music for a 50% fee reduction.


15 weeks
$2,410.00 Member
$2,600.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

High School Artists

The High School Artists program is for students in grades 9 through 12 at advanced levels of study in all instruments or voice. Program includes:

  • One 60-minute private weekly lesson
  • Class in musicianship (60 minutes)
  • One instrumental performance ensemble or Concert Choir, by audition

15 weeks
$2,105.00 Member
$2,275.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Piano Program

The Piano program is for students in grades 7 through 12 at all levels of study. Program includes:

  • One 60-minute private weekly lesson
  • Class in musicianship (60 minutes)

Additional electives are optional.


15 weeks
$1,870.00 Member
$2,010.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Young Musicians

The Young Musicians program is for harp, string, bass, winds, brass, percussion, recorder, Suzuki flute, Suzuki guitar, and voice students at beginning or intermediate levels of study. All grades. Program includes:

  • One private lesson for 30 minutes or 45 minutes each week
  • Instrumental group class (30-60 minutes) or performance ensemble
  • Early Childhood/Musical Explorers (40 minutes) or Advanced Dalcroze (60 minutes) or Musicianship (60 minutes) class

Note: Suzuki guitar requires eight “teacher training” workshops for parents.


15 weeks

30 min. lesson: $1,625/$1,765 | 45 min. lesson: $1,810/$1,950
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Voice Program

The Voice Program is for students at beginning or intermediate levels of study. Program includes:

  • Ages 6-9: Prelude Choir (45 minutes) and Do You Hear What I Hear? (40 minutes)
  • Ages 10+: Concert Choir (90 minutes) and Divas & Divos in the Making (60 minutes)

Private lessons in voice for children 10+ are available through registration in the Young Artists Program or Young Musicians or High School artists program.

Note: Additional fees for choral attire, transportation, and special events may apply. Fee for sheet music: $40 (all students).


15 weeks

Ages 6-9: $460/$510 | Ages 10+: $575/$640
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Introductory Wind, Brass and Percussion Program for

This program is for trumpet, flute, oboe, recorder, flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon*, french horn, trumpet, trombone and percussion students (ages 8+ yrs) at beginning levels of study. Program includes:

  • One 60-minute group lesson per week (limit 3-4 students per class)

*depends on size of student


15 weeks
$540.00 Member
$600.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.