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Aspiring Musicians Program (AMP)

Pre-Aspiring Musicians Program (Pre-AMP)
Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.
(Fall and Spring semesters only; September through mid-May)

Pre-Aspiring Musicians Program classes are designed for children ages 7-9 as preparation for the AMP Program. These classes include all types of active music making and learning, including singing, moving, listening, improvisation, and performing on percussion and tonebar instruments. In addition, children begin to use solfege and learn to read and write music notation.

Aspiring Musicians Program Level I, II & III
(Fall and Spring semesters only; September through mid-May)

This program for 9-17 year-old students provides one hour group
lessons for flute, clarinet, trumpet/cornet, oboe, saxophone, trombone/baritone/tuba, percussion, piano, strings (violin) & guitar.

Lessons include ensemble playing, music theory, and music history. Beginners are accepted. Intermediate students have one or more years of experience.

AMP I (all instruments)
Saturdays, 9-10 a.m.

AMP II (all instruments)
Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.

AMP III (Woodwinds, Percussion, Guitar & Strings)
Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Percussion and Strings 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Audition for placement will be on the first day of class

AMP Strings Website

Tuition is $70 for a 14-week fall semester or $150* for a year
(fall & spring semesters)

*Note: The tuition discount is not available through online registration; only by registering in-person at CMS-D or by mail. Please contact the CMS-D Registrar for more information (313) 578-9716 or cmsd@msu.edu.

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