Come learn how to play the recorder, read music, and have fun doing it in a weekly music class taught by an experienced teacher and professional player. It is a known fact that students who take a musical instrument do better on their academic scores. Besides weekly lessons, students will participate in concerts. The band and recorder classes are being offered to 3rd - 8th graders. Enrollment is available for the 2016-2017 season. Classes can fill up fast so we recommend signing up as soon as possible. Classes are held at each schoolís campus and start in September and go through May.
Download the PDF form, fill it out and mail it in with your payment. Or pay via Paypal.
Lisa Marie has taught and played music professionally for over 27 years. She is a graduate of UCLA and SJSU with a B.A. and an M.A. respectively in music performance on flute, clarinet and saxophone. She has taught at Bethel Church for over 16 years. She also currently teaches in Cupertino, Santa Clara, Morgan Hill and Gilroy. She has played all over the Bay Area and has two CDís.
If you wish to contact people for referrals, you may call St. Justin in Santa Clara, St. Clare in Santa Clara, Thomas Brozene at the Gilroy Unified School District. All teachers who work at Bethel, private schools and public schools are fingerprinted before being hired.
|# of Classes
||A total of 30 weekly classes
30 minutes for recorder and 40 minutes for band
Recorder classes 3rd grade only
Beginning band 4th-6th only
Intermediate band 5th-8th grade
||Starts Sept. & ends last week of May.
- St. Clare Recorder, every Monday at 1:30-2:00 p.m.
- St. Justin Recorder, every Monday at lunch
- Jackson Elementary
Beginning band, every Wednesday, 1:00-1:40 pm,
Intermediate Band every Wednesday 1:50-2:30 pm
- Paradise Elementary every Friday at 2:15-3:00 p.m.
- Barrett Elementary every Thursday at 2:25-3:10 p.m.
||At each designated school, except Intermediate for MH is only at Jackson.
||The payment for St. Clare is $350.00. You can make one payment of $350, two payments of $175 (due Sept/Feb) or three payments of $125/$125/$100 (due Sept/Dec/March)
The payment for St. Justin is $330.00. You can make one payment of $330, two payments of $165 (due Sept/Feb) or three payments of $110 (due Sept/Dec/March)
The payment for Jackson, Barrett,and Paradise is $360.00 You can make one payment of $360,
two payments of $180 (due Sept/Feb) or three payments of $120 (due Sept/Dec/March)
Check and Paypal accepted.
Download PDF Form, Print and Mail in).
||Recorder (for recorder class), Music book, Music Folder, and a CD.
Band Beginners/Intermediate must provide own instrument.
More information will be provided when you sign up.
The two weeks during break over Christmas
Feb. winter break (for those schools that have it)