Pre-College and Adult Program Offerings, 2014-15

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Instrumental and Vocal Instruction for Children, Teens, and Adults | Performing Ensembles | Music for Young Children | Music Theory | Musicology | Musical Theater | Pilates Teacher Training | Ballet | Visual Arts

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Summer 2014 Information & Available Classes

Available instruction: private lesson instruction (voice, instruments, theory & composition) 
Semester Dates: June 9 - August 23, 2014  (Skip dates - June 30-July 5, 2014)
Days of Operation: Monday - Thursday, 12 - 7 p.m. and Saturday – 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Fall 2014 Lessons, Classes and Ensembles

Performing Ensembles

Adult Chamber Music Program at Mason Gross
Young Artist Program
Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble
Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble
Bravura Youth Orchestra, the partner youth orchestra of the Mason Gross Extension Division

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Music for Young Children

Instrumental and Vocal Instruction for Children, Teens, and Adults
Private Music Instruction
Group Instruction for Adult Beginners

Musicianship Training: Music Theory, Ear Training and Composition
Music Mind Games® (Ages 7-10)
Music Theory and Composition (high school & adult students)

Pilates Teacher Training

Visual Arts
ART-haus Academy (in partnership with the Zimmerli Art Museum)

The Mason Gross Pre-College Program seeks to nurture the innate artistic abilities of children from infancy through high school. Adult course offerings facilitate life-long learning and meet the needs of students ranging from amateur through professional levels.  Classroom, ensemble, and private instruction with our distinguished faculty outstanding opportunities for development and achievement. Classes and lessons are offered on weekday afternoons, evenings, and throughout the day on Saturdays. On- and off-campus student performance opportunities are available throughout the year.
The Extension Division’s Pre-College and Adult Program supports outstanding student growth and achievement by participation in The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program (RCMDP). RCMDP provides a recognized national standard of musical success through an effectively sequenced course of study from beginner to advanced levels in all instruments and voice. RCMDP inspires excellence through individual student assessments and allows students to celebrate accomplishment and track their progress with others across the country. Learn more about this program online at
Participation in the Extension Division’s Pre-College and Adult Programs brings students and their families into the vibrant cultural community at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Students gain unique access to world class programming in classical music, jazz, opera, drama, dance and the visual arts at the school.
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