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Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division - Columbus State University

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The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music

Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division

Welcome to Columbus' center for music instruction for students of all ages and skill levels. Here you will find professional instructors, private and group lessons, the widest variety of instrumental instruction, and programs for all ages, from beginner to advanced.  Lessons take place at the Schwob School of Music, an All-Steinway School, in the RiverCenter building in uptown Columbus. Registration is accepted throughout the semester. Tuition is affordable, and convenient payment plans and scholarships are available. Call Monday through Friday for more information or to register.

Accepting registration for private lessons and group classes. Registration accepted throughout the year.

Register by email

Early Childhood Music

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A child's first years set the stage for his or her lifetime of music development. This program offers a curriculum of developmentally-appropriate music and movement classes that are designed to stimulate, and encourage the early stages of musical growth.

This class is designed for preschool aged kids (3-5) and offers a fun environment that stimulates musical growth. Students will explore rhythm, ear training, singing, and expression through music with the use of movement exercises, circle games, and playing on various percussion instruments.

  • 6 weeks
  • Saturdays, 1-2pm
  • Tuition: $99
  • Instructor: Ms. Alex Bortone

Classes are created for groups ages 3-5 years.

Group Lessons

In this class, each child (age 6-8) will learn the fundamentals of piano playing in Schwob‘s state-of-the-art keyboard lab. This program is a great on its own or as an opportunity for students to sample the weekly structure of music lessons before beginning private lessons.

  • 6 weeks
  • Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Tuition: $99
  • Instructor: Anait Piloyan

Private Lessons

The Music Preparatory Division provides high-level instruction through private lessons led by talented and experienced instructors. Lessons are available on all major instruments and voice including piano, guitar, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion. Students from beginner to advanced of any age can reach their potential by benefiting from these programs.

Tuition and Registration

Tuition for private lessons is charged by the semester. It may be paid in full or in monthly installments.

Tuition rates:

  • 30-minute lesson $26
  • 45-minute lesson $39
  • 60-minute lesson $52

Registration is accepted throughout the semester based on instructor availability. A $25 registration fee per student is applied to all programs. The fee is added to the first payment for new students, then annually for all students.

How to Register for Classes and Lessons

Registration for all classes and private lessons is handled through the Music Preparatory Division office. Enroll in any of our classes or private lesson programs by emailing (preferred).
Phone: 706-649-7223

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