Group Lessons

Group Classes

 


BEGINNING GROUP UKULELE- Thursdays at 8:00

Ages 16-Adult
Wednesdays at 8:00- At Music on the Hill
September Session will begin on 9/8 and runs for 6 consecutive weeks
Cost- $200
Ukulele has risen in popularity over the last few years, and it’s easy to see why. This instrument is compact, bouncy and easy to play. But don’t let the initial simplicity fool you: this instrument can be taken to very exciting musical places. Ukulele teacher Lindy creates a laid back environment in which to get started. You will learn chords and strumming patterns to popular songs. Come see what all the fuss is about!
Need a Ukulele? Rent one from us for $50.

BEGINNING GROUP GUITAR- Tuesdays at 8:00

Ages 16-Adult
Tuesdays at 8:00- At Music on the Hill
September Session will begin on 9/6 and run for 6 consecutive weeks
Cost- $200
A fun and low pressure environment is the best way to get started on the guitar. Nick Wilby will help you jump-start your playing while helping you avoid the common pitfalls that “internet education” can lead to. Students will learn chords and strumming patterns to popular songs and basic guitar theory, so you’ll be well positioned to keep growing as a musician once the class is over.
Need a Guitar? Rent one from us for $50.

BEGINNING GROUP Banjo- Wednesdays at 8:00

Ages 16-Adult
Mondays at 8:00- At Music on the Hill*
September Session will begin on 9/7 and run for 6 consecutive weeks
Cost- $200
Banjo is quickly growing in popularity, and it’s no surprise that more people are discovering this essential American instrument every day. Music on the Hill teacher, Aaron will introduce students to the two most common styles of playing the banjo- Claw Hammer and Bluegrass Style finger rolls. This fun, informative class is exactly the right way to get started!
Need a Banjo? Rent one from us for $50.
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BEGINNING GROUP Mandolin- Mondays at 8:00

Ages 16-Adult
Mondays at 8:00- At Music on the Hill
February session will begin on 1/31 and run for 6 consecutive weeks
Next Group Class- TBA
Cost- $200

One of the most beloved instruments in Irish and Bluegrass music, Aaron  will help you jump-start your playing while having fun. Students will learn basic chord shapes and simple melodies, so you’ll be well positioned to keep growing as a musician once the class concludes.

Need a Mandolin? Rent one from us for $50.

PRESCHOOL UKE-N-MORE

Ages- 3.5-5 years old
Saturdays at 10:00AM and at 10:45AM
Cost- $275, including the purchase of a Kala ukulele
6 Week Session
*We will be doing the class in our main show room this January to allow for proper social distancing
March Session of Preschool Uke-n-More will begin the weekend of 3/26 and run for 6 weeks. Class will be cancelled on 4/2 and 4/16 

Music on the Hill’s preschool ukulele class is designed for young children who love music, but aren’t quite ready for private lessons yet. Lindy Campbell will help students learn how to properly handle the ukulele, play real chords, and learn songs ranging from classic children’s songs to Bob Marley and the Beatles. What’s more, your child will have their pick of colorful Kala ukes to play on. Students will also begin learning the fundamentals of reading music in a fun way. Sessions are designed to establish a great foundation for your child on which to build their future musical experiences.

To ensure social distancing,  we will be holding this class in our downstairs showroom instead of the lesson rooms upstairs. Miss Lindy (the instructor) is fully vaccinated and boosted. All students and adults will be required to wear masks during the entire class time.

 


 

Summer Camps

SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

  • Registration is open now for Music on the Hill Camps, Summer 2022!

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

CLASSICAL KIDS
The fun way to introduce your child to classical music! Master musician Daniel Peterson will lead a camp that is as fun as it is educational. Students will participate in daily piano group lessons and come together to sing, play games, and learn about notes, instruments, and composers. This unique camp will open a new world to your child.
 
UKE-N-MORE
Spend a week exploring the sunny side of music! Students will gain a great introduction to instrumental music and have a great time. They will participate in a daily group ukulele lesson, learn about Hawaiian culture, and learn about different musical genres each day. This is a great introduction to the world of music!
ROCK BAND
The coolest camp on The Hill! Students will form a real rock band, pick a band name, choose songs to learn and perform a gig Friday at the end of camp. Gigging musicians Knox Engelman and Ben Tufts will spend a week guiding students through every start and stop. ALL instruments are welcome (yes, even the violin, clarinet and accordion). ALL levels welcome- absolute beginners can try their hand at guitar, bass, and singing.
GUITAR CAMP
Has your child been asking to learn to play the guitar? The best way is to get them involved with other students and get them learning!  This camp is the ideal way for you to try it out. Designed for beginners, students will have spend time in a daily group class, learn the basics of the fretboard, practice a simple ensemble piece, learn about the history of fretted instruments, and have a great time! Music on the Hill will provide guitars for the camp at no additional cost.

BASIC CAMP INFORMATION

All Music on the Hill summer camp programs are held Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9:00 and 3:00.

The cost of all camps are $450

A campers space is reserved only when the non-refundable $100 deposit has been paid in full.

Music on the Hill will be requiring proof of full vaccination for all students attending MOTH camps this summer.  All Music on the Hill staff, camp teachers, and assistants will be fully vaccinated.

Students will participate in thematic camp programming as well as spend time each day on fun, general camp activities. Campers range from 6 years old to 16, depending on the camp. There will be outside time each day (weather permitting). Parents will receive an itinerary on their child’s first day of camp.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Contact Music on the Hill– You can e-mail us at info@musiconthehilldc.com or fill out the lesson registration request form. Music on the Hill will get back to you via phone as soon as possible

Step 1– Call or stop by Music on the Hill to register your child. We will take you contact and payment information and charge the $100 non-refundable deposit. At this point your child’s spot is fully reserved.

Step 2– Fill out the registration paperwork, due June 1. Music on the Hill will email you the attachment, or you can fill it out in at the store. If Music on the Hill does not have the registration by the deadline your child will forfeit their spot in the camp and you will loose the deposit. If you are registering for a camp after June 1st Music on the Hill will communicate with your to make sure the paperwork is filled out on time.

CAMP POLICIES

All Music on the Hill programs are held Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9:00 and 3:00.

A student is fully registered when a parent or guardian provides Music on the Hill with basic contact information and pays a non-refundable $100 registration fee. All of this can be done over the phone or in person. This is due June 1st or you will risk losing your child’s spot in the camp and your $100 deposit. Registrations after June 1st are welcome- Lindy will work with the individual families to make sure everything is done on time. There will be an additional $250 cancellation fee per child charged for any and all cancellations done less than 30 days before the first day of camp.

Students will participate in specific camp programming as well as spend time each day on some “fun, general camp” activities. There will be outside time each day (weather permitting), from free time at a playground to organized camp games like kickball. We do not schedule nap time in any of our camps. Parents will receive additional information on their child’s first day of camp.

Parents need to provide a packed lunch for their child daily. Music on the Hill will provide two snacks a day, but you are welcome to bring your own from home.

All campers will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination to attend camp.

Additional COVID policies (like mask requirements) will be determined on June 1. If your camper is high-risk, please reach out to Lindy at Music on the Hill right away so we can make sure that the necessary safely procedures are put into place.

EARLY DROP-OFF.

Music on the Hill’s Early Drop-Off will run from 8:30-9:00. The cost will be $15 per day, or $50 for Mon-Friday.

AFTERCARE

We are happy to be partnering with Labyrinth Game Store for aftercare. To register for aftercare, please click here