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Van Avery Prep Exclusive Beginning Violin Class

Fall 2023
Beginning Violin Class
8 Week Course

Registration 9/19, 5-6pm, 
Class starts October 3rd
Meeting Weekly on Tuesdays

Tuition $330


This Fall TCM will be offering  a beginning violin class  exclusive to Van Avery students. There will be two separate group classes taught at 3:15pm and two separate group classes taught at 4:15pm. The maximum size of each class is 8. Students from Kinder to 8th grade are accepted. The first class is  Tuesday, October 3rd after school .    Registration for this class is Tuesday, September 19th  at 3:15pm, location on campus at Van Avery Prep to be determined.  At registration we will measure each student for a violin size as well as accept payment for the class. The cost of this class is $330. This includes  two months of violin rent ($100), a shoulder rest ($35) and tuition ($195).


In our beginning class we teach the  Pascale Method..This amazing method was created by Susan Pascale, the director of the LA Children's Orchestra. This workbook is for ages 5 to 18 years of age and is included with tuition. The young students love the  six pages of stickers and the 30+ videos that help them learn.  By the end of the class students should be able to play the violin with correct technique and be proficient at playing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

Students of our beginning class will have the opportunity to perform on our last day of class at 5pm in the gym at Van Avery Prep on December 5th as well as on stage at our annual Christmas Concert on December 9th at 7pm at Temecula Valley High School Concert Hall. This concert includes all three of our string orchestras performing on stage. Beginning violin classes will play first at the beginning of the program; first by themselves and second with our Chamber Orchestra backing them up playing a Symphonic advanced level version of Twinkle Twinkle Little star including timpani, bass drum, crashing cymbals and a string orchestra of 30 advanced players. 

Following the class we recommend students begin weekly private lessons with one of our amazing violin teachers or a violin teacher in the area. We also encourage them to  join our TCM Junior Orchestra in January. That is where the fun is ratcheted up  several notches. Because the goal after all is to have fun!


On registration day (September 19th at 5:00pm  parents will fill out billing  paperwork, pay tuition  and for those students that need to rent an instrument we will size them for a violin rental. Violin rentals include a $50 setup fee plus the two months  rent ($50). The tuition is $195 for the 8 week course. The final cost is a "Kun"  shoulder rest ($35) which TCM will provide on the first day of class.





For additional questions please call Brad Bohn at 951-710-4330. 


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