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Guitar Group Classes

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Beginner Guitar Group  (BGG) – Age 6 and under

  • Students age 6 and under will spend 45 minutes once a week in a group setting with a parent.
  • The basics of building success on guitar will be taught at a beginner level and reinforced over the course of the sessions including posture, proper hand position, parts and care of the instrument.
  • Musical skills including note names, rhythms, high/low sounds, easy chords, strumming and singing will be explored together in a small group setting.
  • Emphasis on establishing a practicing routine during class and at home will prepare students for further guitar studies in Suzuki or traditional methods.
  • Parents will be expected to be present and involved – no previous experience is necessary.
  • This is a 12 week course running Tuesdays 4:15 – 5:00pm at our St John’s studios.
  • Maximum enrolment of 6 students
  • Classes will run from February to May (no classes during Feb and Easter breaks)

Ensemble Guitar Group  (EGG) – Age 7 and older

  • This group guitar class is available for students currently enrolled in private Suzuki guitar lessons.
  • Students age 7 and older will spend 45 minutes once a week in a group setting with a parent.
  • Emphasis will be on reinforcing all good musical habits as well as building ensemble skills.
  • Parents will be expected to be present and involved as part of the Suzuki Student-Teacher-Parent triangle.
  • This is a 12 week course running Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:30pm at our St John’s studios.
  • Maximum enrolment of 8 students.
  • Classes will run from February to May (no classes during Feb and Easter breaks)

All guitar group classes will be taught by Stephanie Unverricht.  Stephanie is a trained Suzuki guitar teacher and offers private and group lessons in Suzuki and traditional styles.  She is passionate about education and has maintained a private studio on various instruments for over 15 years.  She performs with the Saskatoon Symphony and Chamber Players as Principal Bassoon.  Please visit our website to view her full biography under the “instructors” tab.

To register for these classes please go to our registration page.  Select “Group Music Classes” and then enter either BGG or EGG for the class code.

Late Registrations Welcome

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Some early childhood classes and private instrumental lessons have spots available.  Please register to join our classes already in progress.  Tuition will be prorated.

Saturday Classes begin this week!

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Our 2019/20 classes and lessons begin soon

Saturday PWM and MEC classes begin this week (Sep 7th).  Weekday PWM and MEC classes begin the week of Sep 17th.  We still have some spots available in our early childhood music classes as well as lesson spots for piano, guitar and violin in either suzuki or traditional method.  Late registrations are welcome – tuition costs will be prorated based on number of classes or lessons remaining for the year.

Parenting With Music classes (age 0 to 36 months) has availability on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday morning.

Music in Early Childhood (age 3, 4, 5 or 6 years) has availability on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Please visit our Programs page for early childhood class schedule and curriculum info.  For private instrumental lessons in piano, guitar or violin, please email us at [email protected] for available days and times.

Classes and Lessons begin in 2 weeks

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Our 2019/20 classes and lessons begin soon

We still have some spots available in our early childhood music classes as well as lesson spots for piano, guitar and violin in either suzuki or traditional method.

Parenting With Music classes (age 0 to 36 months) has availability on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday morning.

Music in Early Childhood (age 3, 4, 5 or 6 years) has availability on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Please visit our Programs page for early childhood class schedule and curriculum info.  For private instrumental lessons in piano, guitar or violin, please email us at [email protected] for available days and times.

Music Theory Lessons

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Music Theory Lessons

Wilton Academy is now offering Music Theory lessons for various levels of RCM study.  Please email us at [email protected]ktel.net for more information regarding available days and times.

Guitar Lessons – Suzuki or Traditional Method

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Guitar Lessons

Wilton Academy is proud to introduce our new guitar instructor, Stephanie Unverricht, who is offering private lessons in Suzuki or Traditional method for ages 4 and up.  Please see her full bio on our Instructors page.  Stephanie will also be offering group guitar classes.  For ages 4 to 6, an introductory class will teach children (along with their parents) the fundamentals to help prepare them for future individual guitar lessons.  For ages 7 and up, an emsemble class will be offered for existing guitar students already enrolled in private lessons.  Stay tuned for more information regarding future dates and times of these classes.

Please feel free to email us at [email protected] if you are interested in more information regarding private guitar lessons or our upcoming group classes.

Piano, Guitar & Violin Lessons

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Registration is open for 2019/20

We have a few spots remaining for one-on-one lessons in piano, guitar and violin.  We offer both Suzuki and Traditional instruction methods.

Please contact us with some info about your child’s age/experience, instrument choice as well as day/time preferences and we’ll get back to you regarding available options and answers to any questions you may have.  Also, please see our Lessons page or our Resources page for more info about the differences and requirements of Suzuki VS Traditional methods.

We hire only highly qualified instructors.  Feel free to visit our Instructors page to view their biographies.  Register soon – space is limited!

2019/20 Early Childhood Music Classes

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Registration is open for 2019/20

We are offering more options for all baby music classes, aka Parenting With Music (for ages 0 to 36 months), as well as our Music in Early Childhood classes for age 3, 4, 5 and 6 years.

All weekday classes will be held at our St John’s location (816 Spadina Cres).

For Saturday classes, we now have 2 locations to create more options:

Parenting With Music (0-36 months) and all 3 year old classes (MEC3) will be held at our Wildwood location (1502 Acadia Dr)

Music in Early Childhood classes for ages 4, 5 and 6 will be held at our St John’s location (816 Spadina Cres).

Please see our Programs page for class descriptions, as well as our Class List for specific times offered for each age category.  We look forward to seeing you all in September.  Please register soon and invite your friends and family to join.  Have an excellent summer!!

April 7th – Spring Concert & Recital

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Sunday, April 7th
Redeemer Lutheran Church (812 Preston Avenue)

 

Two Separate Events:

2:00pm – Spring Concert for Early Childhood classes:  This concert includes all students from our Parenting With Music and Music in Early Childhood classes.  Please purchase tickets from your teacher in the next few weeks:  $5 for each adult attending; children are free (cash preferred).  Proceeds will go toward our Student Bursary Fund which provides music tuition subsidy for lower income families.

3:15-4:15pm + 4:30-5:30pm – Private Instrumental Recitals:  Due to our high number of instrumental students in piano, guitar and violin, there will be 2 recital times instead of one long one.  Check with your instructor as to which time you are scheduled, 3:15 or 4:30. Please purchase tickets from your teacher in the coming weeks:  $5 per adult attending (cash preferred); children are free.  Proceeds will go toward our Student Bursary Fund which provides music tuition subsidy for low income families.

We look forward to celebrating another great year of music together!

Join our Wednesday Parenting With Music baby classes!

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We have a couple of spots left in our  early childhood Wednesday morning  baby classes, either 9:15 or 10:15 start time.  These Parenting With Music classes are taught by Nicole Wilton.

Click here for more class details:  https://wiltonmusic.com/ages-0-3/

Click here to register:  https://wiltonmusic.com/register/

This class welcomes registrations throughout the term (space permitting) – tuition will be prorated according to start date.