Violin Outreach Program

Taught in a group setting, this program offers students an opportunity to perform publicly, collaborate and deepen their violin skills.

Dates: September to November 2021 (Term 1) Please email the office if you wish to put your name on the registration list to save a spot as our spaces for the program are limited. Acceptance into the program for all levels is subject to an assessment by the teacher to determine which level is best suited for the student.

Fee per student*:

VOP Session for GROUP LESSONS ONLY :

$360 per 12-week session  (Second year, intermediate, advanced)

Sept 8- Nov 24  (Mon and Wed)  : (Second year)- 530pm -630pm

Sept 10 - Nov 30 (Tues and Fri) : 330pm to 730pm (Second, intermediate, advanced)

VOP Session for BEGINNER'S FIRST YEAR ONLY: 

$360 for Beginners Level with 2 choices of lesson format: 
A) 24 one-hour group lessons in 12 weeks

Format A Schedule Term 1: 

Sept 10 - Nov 30 (Tues and Fridays) (330pm to 730pm- time varies with levels)

OR
 

B) 8 half-hour private lessons plus 8 one-hour group lessons.  

(Sept- classes are offered on Mon, Wed (group), Sat) 

Format B Schedule Term 1:

 Group lessons are on:  ( Wed 415pm- 515pm) 

Sept  29, Oct 6, 13, 20

(No lesson Oct 27)

Nov 3, 10, 17, 24

Private lesson sessions will be scheduled individually. 

The violins are loaned free (first come first serve availability) to students while they are in the program.

Please contact the school office at info@richmondmusicschool.ca for finalized schedule and details. 

*Please note there are no refunds or make-up lessons on all group lessons. 

Levels:

  • Beginners First Year – Learn basic violin skills such as posture, bow hold, and finger position while preparing for concerts. (Due to Covid-19, the Beginners of VOP program can choose between 8 weeks with one group lesson and one private one-on-one lesson each week OR 12 weeks program in group lessons twice a week. ) 

  • Beginners Second Year – Learn to read music, develop a sense of pitch, rhythm, and tone control 

  • Intermediate – Develop stronger technique and performance skills while learning a wider range of repertoire.

  • Advanced – Further your music development and build upon techniques introduced in previous levels. 

*Note: An annual membership fee of $50.00 per household applies. Membership registered after January 1 is prorated to $25.00. This membership is a prerequisite to registration and covers the academic year.