Group Music Lessons

Music Collection offers various group lessons throughout the year.   This includes several different ensembles designed to inspire and develop students skills further by providing them with the opportunity to rehearsal and perform in various groups.  All of our groups are informal and fun, yet students learn new songs, improvisation and various other techniques.  Each group may also perform throughout the year including our own Recitals. Rehearsals for each group are once a week.

drumline

Drum Line

10 & up: 2 groups available

The award winning Music Collection Drumline under the direction of Bryan Efford is known throughout the area for its performances in various Parades, Sport and other Events. Start with the Junior Group where previous beginner drum lessons are recommended, but no experience in playing in a Drumline is required. For more advanced players with previous Drumline experience there's the Senior Group. For Senior group an audition or previous enrollment in the Junior Group is required.
$50 per month weekly school year sessions.

Juniors, Saturdays 4:00
Seniors, Saturdays 3:00
Easter Seals - Mt Scio Rd.

Pop Production

Pop Production Workshop

12 Week Workshop with Instructor Jacob Critch

  • How to use a DAW (industry standard music recording software)
  • How and why to use virtual instruments
  • Where to find good samples and how to use them
  • Record and edit vocals like the pros
  • Learn to record live instruments
  • Mix and master songs (using plugins)
  • Create pop music
  • We will make songs together from start to finish!
$200 in total for full 12 weeks
Mondays at 8:00
Torbay Road Studios

Rock Band

Rock Band

10 & up
Guitar, Drum, Bass, Keyboard and Vocal students welcome

Learn the elements of live rock performance. This group will learn and practice together as a band to build a set for live performance. Players must be at an intermediate to advanced level on their instrument as an active understanding of music theory and techniques will be necessary to learn the songs. While this group would focus initially on well known rock covers, there may be the opportunity to work on original compositions.
$60 per month, 50 minute weekly sessions

Tuesdays 8:00 - Torbay Road
Wednesdays 8:00 - Torbay Road
Saturdays 5:00 - Torbay Road

Rock Starts

Rock STARts

7-10 Years Old
For Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano and Ukulele players

  • No group experience necessary
  • For young students who are currently learning an instrument to explore it in a band setting
  • One on one & group instruction focusing on reading music, rhythms, techniques specific to their instrument.
  • Games & activities to build musical skills while encouraging group interaction

If you're looking for a fun and low pressure introduction to the rock and roll life, join us today as we go from the studio to the stage with Rock STARts!

$60 per month, 50 minute weekly sessions

Saturdays 4:00 - Torbay Road

Music Theatre

Music Theatre

8-12 Years Old
Weekly classes that integrate Music, Drama, and Dance

  • Group and solo repertoire
  • Learn songs, establish solos & harmonies
  • Repertoire from both modern pop musicals and throwback classics
  • Exercises and activities that develop acting skills and technique
  • Group skits and monologues
  • Students will gain confidence in public speaking & emotional expression
  • Develop choreography and establish blocking to go with each song

$50 per month, 50 minute weekly sessions

Fridays 4:00 - Torbay Road

Vocal Ensemble

Vocal Ensemble

10-15 Years Old

  • Learn how to master harmonies and ensemble singing
  • Sing in SSA and SSAA arrangements, both accompanied and acapella
  • Have opportunities for solos and fun performances
  • Build confidence, have fun, and improve their musical skills in a supportive and fun environment

$50 per month, 50 minute weekly sessions

Thursdays 8:00 - Torbay Road

Celtic Group

Celtic Group

Piano/Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Voice, Mandolin, Banjo, Bodhran

Learn traditional Irish and Newfoundland music in a fun and relaxed group setting on a weekly basis. Future public performances are possible. Basic knowledge of your instrument is required. $60 per month for weekly 50 minute sessions

Group 1: 10-17 Years, Saturday 2:00
Group 2: 18+ Years, Saturday 3:00

Song Writing

Song Writing

13 - 18 years

  • Learn how to write songs individually, as well as collaboratively within a group
  • Recognize and write different sections of a song
  • Riffs using scales, and chord progressions using keys
  • Write lyrics that are creative and meaningful

Saturdays at Noon: Torbay Road

Private Music Lessons

Guitar Lessons
Guitar

& Bass Guitar+

Violin Lessons
Strings

Violin, Cello, Viola, Fiddle

Woodwind and Brass Lessons
Winds

Woodwind, Brass

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Drums

+ Percussion

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Folk

Mandolin, Banjo +

Ensembles & Groups

Enabling students a chance to apply their skills in a group, rehearsing and performing together. Inspiring, yet fun and informal. Drumline, Vocal Performance, Rock Band or Ukelele.

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