Growing Roots


Growing Roots is a one-year violin program for children ages 4-8 and their parents. With roots in the Suzuki method and El Sistema, the Growing Roots curriculum features unique compositions to keep kids excited to learn and practice basic music skills on the violin. By way of carefully constructed curriculum, excellent educators, and continuous caregiver involvement during the course, young students exercise both discipline and creativity that they will take with them for many years to come!

Growing Roots runs for 32 weeks starting in September–May . The class is designed for violin and viola beginners ages 4 - 8 who will participate with their caregiver. Instruments are not provided.

  • Time: Violin classes: Wednesdays, 5:00 & 6:00 PM • Viola classes: Saturdays, 9:30 AM
  • Dates: September 11, 2019 – May 27, 2020
  • Cost: $430 per student annual tuition, instrument is not provided.


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