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Home School Arts

Daytime music classes designed for homeschool families.


CSA is the perfect partner to your homeschool curriculum.  We offer many ways to help students cultivate a meaningful and lasting appreciation for the arts.  Daytime private music lessons, visual art instruction and early childhood music classes, as well as music ensemble experiences are all available.

Class Instruction

Musikgarten — Music Makers: At the Keyboard

This curriculum is a perfect beginning for private study ON ANY INSTRUMENT. Music Makers emphasizes making music independently and with others. The approach to reading music is both aural and visual. Activities include dancing, drumming and composing which nurture tonal, oral and rhythmic development. A 66-key, weighted keyboard or acoustic piano is required for home practice. Parent attends last 15 minutes. 

Level 1
$288/15 weeks | Required materials fee $63

MON 4–5 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder
TUE 4:30–5:30 pm | Pierce 104 | Wilder
SAT 9:30–10:30 am | Pierce 101 | Wilder

Level 2 prerequisite Level 1
$288/15 weeks | Required materials fee $55

MON 5:10–6:25 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder
SAT 8:15–9:30 am | Pierce 101 | Wilder


Semi-private Lessons–Suzuki Little Stars

An excellent, economical way to begin instrument study! These one-semester classes offer beginning Suzuki lessons in a small group setting (4–6 students). After completion students advance to private lessons. Parent attends classes and supervises home practice.

Little Stars: piano (4–6 yrs)
45 min class/15 weeks | $286
WED | 5–5:45 pm | Pierce 115 | Andersen
*WED | 5:45–6:30 pm | Pierce 115 | Andersen

Little Stars: violin (4–6 yrs)
45 min class/15 weeks | $286
*MON | 3:30–4:15 pm | Pierce 108 | Weddle
MON | 4:15–5 pm | Pierce 108 | Weddle

Private Lessons

Suzuki and Preparatory instruction offered

Private lessons + group class

30 min/15 weeks | $650*

*A $40/semester Events Fee applies to all private lesson students to cover administrative and production costs of concerts, festivals, and studio recitals.  

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