Violin Outreach Program

Taught in a group setting, this program offers students an opportunity to perform publicly, collaborate and deepen their violin skills. Students enrolled in VOP are expected to commit to all three terms, September to June.

Dates: December 13, 2022 to March 31, 2023 (start and end date depends on which day the lessons are)

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. RMS reserves the right to refuse registration to any students our teachers deem unsuitable to join the class.

Fee per student*:   $380 per student per term ( total 3 terms from Sept to June)

 

Format A Schedule Term 2: (Dec 13 - Mar 31, Tues and Fri)

Dec 13, 16
Jan 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
Feb 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
Mar 3, 7, 10, 28, 31 

Break: Dec 19 - Jan 2 (Winter Break), Mar 13 - Mar 26 (Spring Break)

(Dec 12 - Apr 5, Mon and Wed)

Dec 12, 14
Jan 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
Feb 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 22, 27
Mar 1, 6, 8, 27, 29

Apr 3, 5

Break: Dec 19 - Jan 2 (Winter Break), Feb 20 (Family Day), Mar 13 - Mar 26 (Spring Break)

Format B Schedule Term 2: (Dec 7- Feb 15)

Group
Dec 7, 14
Jan 4, 11, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15 

Private start on Dec 5 (Monday)

The violins are loaned free (first come first serve availability) to students 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. 

Format A Levels: 12 weeks program in group lessons twice a week. 

  • Beginners First Year – Learn basic violin skills such as posture, bow hold, and finger position while preparing for concerts.

  • 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. 

Format B Levels:

  • Beginners– Learn basic violin skills such as posture, bow hold, and finger position while preparing for concerts. Learn to read music, develop a sense of pitch, rhythm, and tone control 

    • (Beginners of the VOP program is 8 weeks with one group lesson and one private one-on-one (30 min) lesson each week

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

    •  12 weeks program in group lessons twice a week. ​

  • 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.