Michelle Walker & Marcos Kreutzer, instructors
Wednesdays: 1:00-2:00 pm
Section 1 (Walker): Beginners; never played - NEW to playing string instruments
Section 2 (Kreutzer): Continuing Students from 2021-2022 School Year
ages: 7-13 years
Note: This class has been placed on standby. To inquire about this class or to be added to the list to be notified when the class is rescheduled at a later date, please call our offices at 585.454.4596.
Looking for a way to include music in your homeschool curriculum? Homeschool Strings provides a fun and engaging learning experience with beginning group classes that are designed for a mix of ages and types of string instruments.
In this class, students with no previous experience can choose to learn the violin, viola, or cello with the aid of a specially trained instructor who will guide each student to choose the best instrument "fit" for them. Once the instrument has been chosen, students will learn how to play by ear and read music - culminating in a winter and spring performance.
With regular class attendance, home practicing, and performing in concerts, families will be able to record 108+ hours towards their Individualized Home Instruction Plans (IHIP)** and students will gain the strategies and aural skills used to become musically literate while interacting with peers in a safe and friendly musical environment.
After the first year, students will continue with a more advanced string class which can lead to participation in Hochstein’s orchestras and chamber music programs.
Private lessons are available upon request but are not required to participate in the class.
Syllabus for Year 1
Syllabus for Year 2
**Syllabus, attendance records, and assessments can be provided for quarterly and annual reports needed for your Home Instruction Worksheet.
FEE for Homeschool Strings: $20 registration fee. $468* tuition, payable in quarterly installments of $117. (Fees are as of Fall 2022.)
* Click here for information about our Tuition Assistance.