Though our After School Folk Ensemble Program, children learn music fundamentals while developing a core repertoire of songs. Classes are taught in a group setting, allowing students to learn valuable life skills, build friendships & gain confidence.
CHIME is a free after school music program for children in the Schenectady City and Troy City School Districts. Students are transported to and from the after school program and can be provided with an instrument if they do not have their own to practice on. ESYO hosts over 15 ensembles (jazz, classical, winds, brass, strings, etc) for students at varying levels of proficiency. Performances, lessons, and leadership programs are among the many offerings for elementary through high school-level students.
Guilderland Music Academy offers exceptional music lessons to students of all ages and levels in a fun and engaging environment. We focus on core principles and incorporate the music you enjoy. Beginning students can expect to start with the fundamentals, learn proper technique, rhythm, and reading music in a variety of genres. Intermediate to advanced students continue to experience progress with increased proficiency in technique in addition to mastering significant repertoire and developing overall musicianship. We celebrate the uniqueness of every student! Our faculty will take care in creating a unique curriculum for each student, utilizing various teaching methods that work best for the individual and focusing on your musical interests. Whether a beginner or an advanced student, our passionate teachers give students of all ages and levels the tools to develop musically and nurture a life-long love of music. The Guilderland Music Academy approach of a comprehensive music education includes theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and history with the best and most experienced music teachers in the Guilderland area.
Music lessons for ages 3 and up.
Starting at around age 8 they start taking individual lessons and doing group rehearsals with the goal of playing themed shows. Bass / Keyboard / Drums / Voice / Guitar.