The Sunset Park School of Music provides high-quality music instruction for children and adults of all ages. The school offers a broad program of private music instruction in piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, accordion, steel drums,and traditional Japanese instruments (koto, hichiriki, shakuhachi), free theory and musicianship classes, free community outreach programs and concerts.
Beginning through advanced levels are taught in most styles, including Classical, jazz, pop, folk and Broadway.
Private Instruction Private lessons of 30, 45 and 60 minutes are given on a weekly basis and are offered to students at least 3 years old, as well as to adults. Beginning through advanced levels are taught. Instruction is available in piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds and brass, accordion, steel drums and traditional Japanese instruments (koto, hichiriki, shakuhachi). Students perform at regularly scheduled concerts throughout the year. Teacher and time arranged with student at registration.
Private Lesson Tuition All fees are based on a 16-week semester. Lessons may be started at any time during the semester and tuition will be prorated accordingly. Tuition may be paid in full or in monthly payments.
Music Theory Sunset Park offers free weekly classes in music theory to registered students. The purpose of these classes is to support the private instruction of the lessons by developing and increasing rhythmic, aural and reading abilities in the fundamentals of music. Music reading, composing, improvisation, listening and performing are important elements in the class. These classes complement and supplement the private lessons and are offered free of charge. All students are urged to attend these classes.
Professional Training Program The Professional Training Program offers full scholarships to qualified, talented high school students. Students concentrate on private lessons with additional studies available in theory, chamber music and computer music applications. Students perform regularly at scheduled concerts and events at the school and in the community. The program assists students in preparing for admission to a college music program. Successful candidates are accepted into the program on a full scholarship basis. Some students, not meeting all the requirements for a full scholarship, will be awarded partial scholarships. Interested students should contact the school for an application and schedule an audition and interview.
Teacher and time arranged with student at registration
The Sunset Park School of Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.