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Sonoma Academy
2500 Farmers Ln.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404


JULY 8 - 26, 2024 | MON-FRI, 9 AM - 3 PM

Summer Music Academy offers an exciting three weeks of music immersion. Students can learn to play an instrument for the first time or enrich their music studies, all while making new friends with musicians from throughout Sonoma County. They develop musicianship in fundamentals and rhythm classes and enjoy workshops and ensembles led by professional musicians, including members of the Santa Rosa Symphony.


For 0-3 years of experience, ages 7 and up (Kinder Violin for ages 5 - 6)
TUITION: KInderviolin $900 (3 weeks); Instrument Workshops $850 (3 weeks)
July 8 - July 26

Full days of music create a strong foundation for developing musicians (ages 7 and up) with experience ranging from zero to three years of playing. Students can learn a new instrument or develop skills on an instrument they already play. Students will be placed in classes with peers of compatible skill level. From 9 AM to 3 PM, every weekday for three weeks, students are thoroughly immersed in the exhilarating world of music.

Workshop enrollment includes classes in Choir, Rhythm, Movement, and Fundamentals. Choose an instrumental workshop from the following:

• Kinder Violin, ages 5 - 6 (Limited space available)
• Violin or Viola, ages 7 - 14
• Cello or Bass, ages 7 - 14
• Guitar, ages 7 - 14
• Woodwinds, ages 7 - 14
• Brass, ages 7 - 14


For experienced instrumentalists; Placement audition required
TUITION: PA courses $925 (3 weeks); Music Technology $950 (3 weeks); *$475 (select 1-week courses)
July 10 - July 28, *Select 1-week course options available.
Performance Academy Concert on Saturday, July 29 at 10 AM

Audition-based ensemble courses and advanced musicianship for more experienced instrumentalists ages 9-23. From 9 AM to 3 PM, every weekday for three weeks, students are challenged to bring their musicianship to the next level. Select 1-week course options are available. Performance Academy culminates with a concert on Saturday, July 29, 2024.

Performance Academy enrollment includes specialty classes such as Composition, Improvisation, Conducting, and more.

• Music Technology/Composition (3 weeks only)
• Prelude String Orchestra (3 weeks only)
• Intermezzo String Orchestra (3 weeks only)
• Chamber Ensemble/Electives*
• Jazz Ensemble*

*sign up for one, two, or three weeks of these courses. Each week will have a specialized focus. Customize a package by selecting one ensemble for each week.


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