Tired of always performing other people's compositions? Interested in composing and arranging but not sure how to get started? Learn how to take your favorite melody and transform it into something new for any instrument or group of instruments. Work with the basic elements of musical composition such as melodic writing, harmonizing, accompaniment patterns and ostinatos to create one or two short pieces for the instruments of your choice. Don't worry if you don't have any composition or arranging experience! Beginners are welcome.
MacPhail group music classes, ensembles and summer camps, help students of any age and any skill level meet their musical goals in a comfortable and fun group setting! In our classes, you can develop your playing or singing skills or learn about music composition, theory, or music appreciation in a relaxed, collaborative environment with like-minded peers. By joining an ensemble, you can take your group’s talents to the stage! Learn more about Groups and Ensembles for Youth or for Adults.
MacPhail offers group music lessons for all ages and abilities! Create your own group lesson by gathering your friends or family members and we’ll place you with one of our outstanding faculty who is equipped to teach beginning through advanced music lessons. Groups can consist of students the same age or inter-generational groups (parent/child).