Washington School

136-J Washington St. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108


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Montgomery School

10701 Montgomery Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111




There is a $20 Registration Fee per student for all classes.

Students enrolled in multiple classes pay only one Registration Fee.

Taxes will be added to the tuition cost.

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Children's Choir

Ages 8 - 14 yrs.

Ongoing ensemble - students can join anytime!

Tuition:  $50 per monthl


Singing is the most natural way of making music.  Whether you can already read music, or can learn a vocal part from a recording, you will be welcome in the NMSM Choir!  The Choir is directed by Viki Belovarski and participates in various concerts throughout the year.  Rehearsals are once a week for 60 minutes.


Washington School

Monday / 6:45 pm


Ages 7 - 18 yrs.

Ongoing ensemble - students can join anytime!

Tuition:  $40 per month


The NMSM Orchestra, directed by John Yuan is a beginning-level string orchestra that introduces young string players to the fundamental concepts of ensemble playing.  Students should have at least six months experience on their primary instrument, and be prepared to work in a collaborative rehearsal environment with a conductor.  The Orchestra performs on several concerts throughout the year.  Rehearsals are once a week for 60 minutes.


Washington School

Thursday / 6:00 pm

Cello Ensemble

All ages

Ongoing ensemble - students can join anytime!

Tuition:  $40 per month


This unique ensemble is a wonderful opportunity for cello students to learn and perform arrangements of classical and popular music in a small-group setting.  Interested students must have at least one year of lessons on the cello, and should contact the director, Viki Belovarski, to join.  The Cello Ensemble performs several times a year on school recitals, at Keller Hall, and on outreach concerts.  Rehearsals are once a wekk for 45 minutes.


Washington School

Tuesday / 6:15 pm

Beginning Guitar

Ages 7 - 13 yrs., and adults (18+)

14-week session includes weekly 60-minute classes.

Tuition:  $280


This class is designed for beginners with no previous guitar or music experience.  Students wil learn the

fundamentals of guitar, and read and play simple melodies, rhythms, and chords.  They will also develop the basics of finger-style playing as well as other techniques that will aloow them to pursue a more specific style of playing such as Classical, Rock, Folk, and others.  This is a great way to get started!


Washington School

Session Dates:  February 2 - May 12

Ages 7-13

Friday / 5:00 pm


Friday / 6:00 pm

Spring Classes, 2018

Music FunTime

Ages 18 months - 7 yrs.

Ongoing 30-minutes classes - students can join anytime!

Tuition:  $85 per month

One-time Registration Fee:  $20


Music FunTime is an innovative program based on a comprehensive, progressive, structured curriculum that continues until a student is ready for private lessons n a particular instrument.  Your child will learn to read music in the same manner they are taught letters, numbers, colors, shapes, etc.  Student are given a backpack of rhythm instruments to use in classes and at home.  All students are introduced to the piano, guitar, percussion instruments, violin, bells, kazoos, flutophones, recorders and harmonicas.  Kids love it!


Washington School

18 mon.-3 yrs.

Saturday / 10:30 am


3 - 5 years

Tuesdays / 10:00 am

Friday / 4:30 pm

Saturday / 10:00 am


5 - 7 years

Friday / 5:00 pm

Montgomery School

18 months - 3 yrs.

Saturday / 4:15 pm


3 - 5 years

Saturday / 4:45 pm

Suzuki Violin

Ages 4 - 7 yrs.

12-week session includes weekly 45-minute group classes and 30-minute private lessons.

Students can start any time - violins are available for rent at the school.

Tuition:  $495


Dr. Shinichi Suzuki believed that all children have the potential to be successful at playing music if they are raised in a warm, encouraging environment where they have the opportunity to experience music.  Children listen to recordings at home, and have weekly group and private lessons in order to be immersered in the language of music.  Parents attend all lessons and are involved in the child's development.


Class schedules are shown below.  Weekly private lessons are arranged with teacher.


Washington School

Session Dates:  February 9 - May 4

Friday / 4:15 pm

Music Class Group

Montgomery School

Session Dates:  February 10 - May 5

Saturday / 3:15 pm

Suzuki violin

Montgomery School

Session Dates:  January 31 - May 9

Ages 7-13

Wednesday / 5:00 pm


Wednesday / 6:00 pm

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