Wayne State University
 

Homeschool Music Project

2015 registration is closed. Check back in September for 2016 registration! 


Offering FREE instrumental lessons (flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone) for students between the ages of 9-11 years old.

Specific aims of the program include (1) developing basic skills such as assembly and care, playing position, and techniques for their instruments; (2) applying basic music theory; and (3) acquiring the understanding and attitudes necessary to express themselves musically as individuals and as members of an ensemble.  WSU undergraduate Music Education students under the supervision of Dr. Wendy K. Matthews, Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education, will provide the music instruction.

This class is designed for students beginning an instrument or exploring a second instrument. Students can choose from the following string instruments: flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone. The class will be capped at twenty five students. Students will participate in a 45-minute group lesson Fridays from 11:00 - 11:45 a.m., October 2 - November 7.

Student pick-up and drop-off will occur at Room 1319 of Old Main, located at 4841 Cass Avenue (corner of Cass and Warren Avenue).

Parents will not be participating in the class, but are welcome to enjoy our lounge area on the second floor of Old Main during class time.

Participants will need to provide their own instruments and purchase “Belwin 21rst Century Band Method, Book 1 for their chosen wind instrument http://www.amazon.com/Belwin-21st-Trumpet-Century-Method/dp/1576234169 (Instrumental rentals and the book are available through local music stores). WSU can not provide books or instruments.

Registration for the Homeschool Music Project