We are excited to announce that we were awarded a grant from “Music Drives Us” for the 2016 – 2017 season!
Picture from our annual Student Recitals
Monday, April 3 and Tuesday
in the Hudson High School Little Theater
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2016-2017 Lesson Calendars
Each instructor teaches 14 lessons per semester. Each teacher has a different calendar so please click on your instructor below to view or print their calendar.
The River’s Edge School of Music (formerly After School Music Program) offers a variety of music lessons to students Grades 4 and up in the MetroWest area. We offer band instrument lessons, non-band instrument lessons and vocal lessons with locations in Hudson and Marlborough.
Lessons encompass instruction in woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments as well as beginner piano 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 $25 registration fee must be paid in order for lessons to be scheduled.This fee is non-refundable. 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 email@example.com
Lessons are provided during two semesters:
October– January (14 lessons) and February – June (14 lessons)
30 Minute Semi-Private Lesson (2 students): $280/semester
30 Minute Private Lesson: $364/semester
River’s Edge Arts Alliance members will receive a 10% discount.
Financial Aid is available. Please click here to apply for financial aid School of Music Financial Aid Form. The completed financial aid form must include your most recent tax return.
We try to give everyone the type of lesson they request, however it may be impossible to group some students together given instrument choice, day of week, time of day, school requested, etc.
Below is a list of instruments taught in our After School Music Program.
Click on an instrument for more information about our teachers
Baritone Horn – Christopher Rymes
Clarinet – Michelle Drapeau, Jane Bailey
Flute – Alex Andrews
French Horn – Christopher Rymes
Guitar – Beginner – Alex Andrews
Oboe – Caroline Graham
Percussion – Phil Andrews
Trombone – Christoper Rymes
Trumpet – Christopher Rymes
Instrument Rental Information
The River’s Edge Arts Alliance recommended instrument supplier is Leonard’s Music: www.leonardsmusic.com. Leonard’s Music has excellent quality instruments at competitive prices (their pricing is in line with or less than other area suppliers). Students must have rented an instrument by the first day of lessons. Rentals from Leonard’s Music will be delivered to the River’s Arts Alliance office and distributed on the first day of lessons.
These are the regular rental rates for instruments:
Flute/Clarinet/Trumpet/Trombone/Percussion Kit: Rent a new instrument for $26.38/month (includes sales tax and insurance) or a gently used instrument for $21.06/month (includes sales tax and insurance).
Alto Saxophone: Rent a new instrument for $41.19/month (includes sales tax and insurance) or Rent a gently used instrument for $35.88/month (includes sales tax and insurance
Oboe: $40.00 plus tax and insurance per month ($46.50 total)
French Horn: $45.00 plus tax and insurance per month ($52.81 total)
Instrument Purchase Discount for River’s Edge Arts Alliance Members
River’s Edge Arts Alliance Members receive 15% off their instrument purchase with Leonard’s Music
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. Not a member yet? Click here to find out more.