Gives young musicians a head start for success in orchestra and ensembles
Offers music theory, rhythm, counting, note reading, and ear training
Includes instrument instruction by CYSO staff
Each semester will end with a performance by students in the program
COMPASS MONTESSORI/ ST. MARY SCHOOL PREPARATORY PROGRAM
Presented in conjunction with Compass Montessori Schools (Wheat Ridge & Golden) and St. Mary School (Littleton)
4th-8th grade String Students.
The CYSO Preparatory Music Programs offer training for beginning and continuing ensemble players, with emphasis on counting, note reading, rhythm, music theory, and ear training. Each class includes instrument instruction and music theory.
Tuition fees for the Compass and St. Mary's Schools is $295 per semester.
MELISSA HEMBREE, CELLIST AND PROGRAM STRING TEACHER
Michigan native Melissa Hembree started cello at age 3, won her first competition in 7th grade, and played in a Yo-Yo Ma master class and soloed with the Grosse Pointe Symphony during her senior year in high school. She holds a Bachelor’s in Cello Performance from Indiana University, where she studied with Emilio Colon. In Houston, Texas she was Low String Specialist for the La Porte School District and Assistant Orchestra Director at Woodcreek Middle School, where she taught technique and repertoire to 180 beginning and intermediate string students. She moved to Denver in July, 2015 and opened a private cello studio serving the Littleton/Lakewood area.
Tuition fees for the Compass and St. Mary's
Schools is $295 per semester.
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