School of Music & Performing Arts | Spring 2017

Director: Marianna Udler, MA, ext 110

Music Lessons              Theater Classes        Adult Ensembles








Singing, playing instruments, moving to and creating music enables students to acquire
musical skills and knowledge that can’t be developed in any other discipline. We believe
that the lessons and qualities derived from that work, and the openness and curiosity essential to creativity, are necessary life skills to be enjoyed forever.

Learn more about our classes and register online by clicking on the title.
Call for pro-rated fees for ongoing classes. 
Spring semester begins February 7 and runs for 16 weeks.

Private Music Lessons (5 years - adult)

One-on-one instruction in piano, violin, guitar, flute, saxophone,
clarinet, cello, viola, and voice taught by professionals who have
comprehensive knowledge of their instrument, and a wide knowledge
of performance practice, history, and theory. They are enthusiastic
and passionate about music and working with students of all abilities.
Lessons are available during the school year and also during the
summer. Register at any time! Tuition is pro-rated for the number
of weeks remaining in the semester. 

The strength of our program lies in the hard work expected of each
student, coupled with the individual attention received from faculty
in a manner tested by time but rare in today’s style of education.

Semester Dates
Spring semester begins February 7 and runs for 16 weeks.
There will be a student recital on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Semester Lesson fees
30 minutes $600
45 minutes $780
60 minutes $950
Non-members: add $75 annual fee.

Ask about Adult Flexible-Schedule Private Daytime Lessons!


Ukulele (12 years - adult)
Ukuleles have gained recent popularity all over the country because
of their ease of playing, wonderful sound, portability and musical
versatility. This class will help you with technique, music reading,
chord symbols, and song accompaniment patterns. Bring your uke
and have fun playing.
 Instructor: Chad McLoughlin

16 Tuesday 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Fee: $470; Members $425

Little Pianists (4-6 years)
This fun-filled introduction to piano is based on the Suzuki method, the principle that young children can develop instrumental skills through listening, imitation,and repetition. Intended to prepare children for private music lessons. Class size is limited. Bonnie Dietrich, Instructor

Classes for 5-6 year olds

16 Mondays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Fee: $350; Member $320 ($300 ECP/AH)

Early afternoon class for 4-5 year-olds

16 Mondays 1:30-1:55 p.m.
Fee: $350; Member $320 ($300 ECP/AH)

Guitar for Beginners (7 years - adult)
Learn proper playing technique, note reading, chord charts and tablature with a structured step-by-step approach in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Instructor: Chad McLoughlin
Limited to 5 students.

16 Tuesdays 5:30-6-15 p.m.
Fee: $470, Members $425



Jr. Productions on Broadway (7 + years)
Students are trained in every aspect of staging a musical theater production. While rehearsing for the show, which will be performed for friends and family, students are encouraged to abandon their inhibitions as they learn voice, movement, acting technique,
characterization, improvisation, mime, audition technique, and more! Bonnie Kelly-Young, Instructor.

16 Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 p.m. + Dress Rehearsal & Performance
Fee: $335; Member $315 (AH $280)

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Fairytale Theater (4-6 years)

Using acting techniques, improvisation and pantomime, students will play, laugh and have fun while learning to use their bodies and voices on stage. Students will have the opportunity to act out some of their favorite fairy tales and share their work with an invited
audience during the final class.  Bonnie Kelly-Young, Instructor

16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Fee: $335; Member $315 (ECP/CGC/AH $280)

MusicWorks on the Hudson

Afterschool one-on-one instruction on a variety of musical instruments is available for underprivileged youth at Sleepy Hollow Middle School and High School. For information, please contact

This program is a collaboration of UFSD of the Tarrytowns, the Shames
JCC on the Hudson and MusicWorks, and is made possible through a
grant from UJA-Federation of New York.


Ensembles in Residence

Westchester Klezmer Program Adult Ensemble

We welcome musicians with at least one year of instrumental
instruction, the ability to read music, play accidentals (sharps and
flats), and play in a band setting with other musicians. Rehearsals
are held on alternating Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The WKP Ensemble performs numerous times over the course of
the school year at synagogues, nursing homes, libraries and other
community venues. Credit for community service hours available.
Kenny Green, Musical Director. 

To register visit: or call 914.861.KLEZ (5539).


Kol Rinah,  The Jewish Chorale of Westchester

We welcome singers who pass a gentle audition administered by our Musical Director. Rehearsals are held every Thursday evening from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. during the school year. Kol Rinah performs in concert numerous times during the year at synagogues, senior residences and other community venues. Benjamin Gruder, Musical Director

For further information visit:,
email, or call Wendy Segal at 914-243-9059

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