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  • Songwriting
    Workshop
  • Voice Works
    Group Coaching
  • Chamber
    Ensembles
  • Indian Hill
    Big Band
  • Intergenerational
    Flute Choir
  • Jazz Improv
    Ensemble
  • Jazz Lab
    Band
  • School
    of Rock
  • Woodwind
    Ensemble
  • Youth Choirs:
    Cantori Scolari
  • IHM Youth
    Orchestra

Songwriting Workshop - NEW Short Session!

Whether you are a musical novice or a seasoned musician, come and learn the fundamentals of the craft of songwriting with an accomplished singer-songwriter. Lyrics, melody, chords, musical form, and basic performance techniques will be taught in a supportive environment that is tailored to the needs of the students. Meet instructor Dan Masterson.

FEE: $195 (6 Classes)
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Age Instructor Day Time Start Dates
Ages 16-adult Dan Masterson  Saturday 9:30-11:00 am 4/1/2017


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

VoiceWorks Group Coaching

This casual and engaging class, led by a seasoned vocalist-educator, will help you sharpen your vocal technique in a non-judgmental atmosphere. This is a great supplement or gateway to private voice lessons and/or our Pop and Broadway Choir.

FEE: $750 (Full Year - 30 Classes)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $25/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Age Instructor Day Time Start Dates
Ages 16-adult Susan Bonito Monday 7:00-8:00 pm 10/3/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Chamber Ensembles

Playing music with others is an essential element in developing your musical craft and enjoying the learning process. Beginners will make faster progress, developing musicians will be challenged to higher levels, and everyone will experience one of the true joys of music through learning and playing together.

Ensemble experience is not required to participate in chamber music, but students should have good basic technique on their instrument and elementary or stronger music reading skills.

Days, times, and start dates are coordinated with all the players and the ensemble coach. Fill out the Chamber Ensemble Registration Form online or on paper (below). Questions? Contact Michael Havay, Class & Ensemble Manager.

TRIO FEE: $590 (Full Year - 24 Sessions)
QUARTET FEE: $540 (Full Year - 24 Sessions)

SIX-WEEK SHORT SESSION - March-May 2017
FEE: $145
for 45 min duo, 60 min trio or quartet
FEE: $195 for 60 min duo

NOTE: You will not be charged tuition until you have been placed in a group.

Online Chamber
Ensemble Form

Paper Chamber
Ensemble Form




IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Indian Hill Big Band

The Indian Hill Big Band is a performing ensemble of advanced adult jazz musicians playing in the American big band style. Literature performed includes standard hits of the big band era through contemporary compositions in classic style. Enrollment is by audition only for advanced players with strong reading skills.
New Members: Audition or instructor recommendation required. Contact the office to learn more.
Current Openings: tenor saxophone, trumpet

FEE: $370 (Full Year - 32 Classes)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $11.75/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Instructor Day Time No. of Sessions Start Date
Jerry Sabatini Thursday 8:00-10:00 pm 32 9/8/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Intergenerational Flute Choir

Indulge your lifelong love of the flute by performing with this unique, non-auditioned, intergenerational flute ensemble. Play music from all eras and genres: Baroque, contemporary, Celtic, jazz and more! Bring your C flute or give the alto or bass flute a try!

Prerequisites: Players should be able to play all or nearly all the notes on the flute (lowest to highest C), and be comfortable with common rhythms. It is highly recommended that members are actively taking private lessons. Join any time with instructor approval. If you have questions about whether you are ready for the Intergenerational Community Flute Choir, please contact the director, Dr. Eileen Yarrison.

FEE: $490 (Full Year - 30 sessions)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $16.50/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Instructor Day Time Start Date
Eileen Yarrison Sunday 5:00-6:00 pm 10/2/2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Jazz Improv Ensemble

Learn songs and styles, extend and expand your improvisational abilities, and have fun playing in a supportive group setting. Repertoire includes jazz standards by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and Thelonius Monk, Great American Songbook compositions by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and others; and Brazilian classics by A.C. Jobim and Luis Bonfa. This ensemble will perform several times during the year, both at Indian Hill and at various local venues and events.
New Members: Audition or instructor recommendation required. Call the office for details.

FEE: $660 (Full Year - 30 Sessions)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $22/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Age Instructor Day Time Start Date
Ages 16 - Adult Justin Meyer Monday 8:00-9:30 pm 9/12/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Jazz Lab Band

Jazz ensemble of adult or advanced high school students. Perform jazz standard repertoire, blues, and compositions by famous instrumental jazz composers such as Duke Ellington, Benny Golson, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, Charles Mingus, and more. Explore improvisation techniques and different approaches to playing in a small group setting.

Prerequisites: Experience playing in a small group setting and knowledge of jazz vocabulary (chords, chord scales, etc.) is not a must, but preferred. Students should purchase "The Real Book" (jazz fakebook) for their instrument. Preferred instrumentation: bass, drums, guitar, piano, and a max of three horns. Join any time with instructor approval.

FEE: $660 (Full Year - 30 Sessions)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $22/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Age Instructor Day Time Start Dates
Ages 16 - Adult Bill Jones Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm 9/8/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

School of Rock - Teen

Perform your favorite rock/pop songs and original tunes in a band! Learn rehearsal tips and techniques the pros use to quickly learn a song, write a solo part, harmonize guitar/keyboard lines, improvise, connect with bass and drums, and lock into the groove. Write music in various rock/pop styles and perform covers from the seventies, eighties, nineties, and beyond. Singers welcome.
Two years of private lessons required, intermediate to advanced level. Join any time with instructor approval.

FEE: $890 for 30 sessions - 90 minutes (12-17 year olds)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $29.75/session for number of sessions remaining.


Age Group Instructor Day Time No. of Sessions Start Dates
12-17 year olds Pei-Chun Lin Friday 6:30-8:00 pm 30 10/7/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Woodwind Ensemble

A first ensemble experience for beginning flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, and bassoon players. Students will play a variety of classical, folk style, and contemporary pieces to develop their ensemble skills -- matching rhythm, pitches, and phrasing, and learning how to lead and follow.
New Members: Join any time with approval of instructor.

FEE: $730 (Full Year - 30 Classes)
PRORATED FEE: $100 deposit due at registration. Tuition based on $24.50/session for number of sessions remaining.
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs.


Age Instructor Day Time Start Dates
Ages 9-14 Henry Tervo Saturday 10:00-11:00 am 10/8/2016


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Cantori Scolari Youth Choir

Cantori Scolari is Italian for "singing scholars" and signals our ultimate goal of preparing smart singers. By combining Kodaly philosophy, common sense, a bit of humor, and perseverance, we hope to create singing musicians who will carry these skills, joy, and knowledge throughout their entire lives. VISIT PROGRAM PAGE FOR DETAILS!


Regional String Orchestra Program

Our multi-level string orchestra program is open to developing, intermediate, and advanced level string students. Members receive high quality training and can take advantage of learning opportunities offered by Indian Hill Music School's large faculty and the musicians of our professional Orchestra of Indian Hill. Students perform in three concerts per year as well as opportunities to play in the community. VISIT PROGRAM PAGE FOR DETAILS!


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