River’s Edge School of Music

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We are now accepting Spring Term Registrations (Deadline extended to 1/12)

Click HERE to register!

The River’s Edge School of Music offers after school music lessons to students in Grades 4-12 in several Hudson Public School campuses.

Lessons encompass instruction in woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments as well as beginner guitar, beginner piano, violin, viola, and voice instruction. Whether students are beginning a new instrument or honing their skills, the River’s Edge School of Music is dedicated to helping young musicians excel. Our teachers work with students to help them develop basic skills, learn repertoire and prepare them for a spring recital performance.

The annual $25 registration fee must be paid in order for lessons to be scheduled.This fee is non-refundable and covers both Fall and Spring Semesters of continuous enrollment. Payment for lessons does not need to be made until lesson type, day and time has been confirmed. You will receive an email from the River’s Edge Arts Alliance confirming your registration has been received.

A detailed description of our program, including instructor bios, classes offered, and instrument rentals is below.  If you have any questions, please contact info@upwitharts.org

Lessons are provided during two semesters:
Late September– January (14 lessons) and February – June (14 lessons)

30 Minute Private Lesson: $385/semester 

River’s Edge Arts Alliance members will receive a 10% discount off tuition.

Financial Aid is available. Please contact our office for a financial aid form.

We try our best to schedule the lesson day and time that you request!

Below is a list of instruments taught in our After School Music Program.

Click on an instrument for more information about our teachers

Brass – Leslie Havens, Alan Johnson

Voice –Lisa Schliker

 Violin and Viola – David Burleigh

Clarinet – Michelle Drapeau, Jane Bailey, Ashley Steinhaus

Flute – Alex Andrews

Guitar – Beginner – Alex Andrews

Oboe – Caroline Graham

Percussion – Phil Andrews

Saxophone – Jane Bailey , Ashley Steinhaus

Instrument Rental Information

The River’s Edge Arts Alliance recommended instrument supplier is Leonard’s Music. Leonard’s Music has excellent quality instruments at competitive prices. Students must rent an instrument by the first day of lessons. Rentals from Leonard’s Music will be delivered to the lesson site and distributed on the first day of lessons.

For current rental rates and to reserve an instrument, please click HERE.


Instrument Rental Discount for River’s Edge Arts Alliance Members
River’s Edge Arts Alliance Members receive a FREE music book with their instrument rental and 15% off the purchase of an instrument. Click here to become a member.


Picture from our annual Student Recitals – 2017

 Monday, April 3 and Tuesday April 4

in the Hudson High School Little Theater



Questions? Email: info@upwitharts.org

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