JUNE 2018
HERE COMES THE SUN!
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It's time to enjoy some summer sun and music! Summer at WCMS is a relaxed, fun time to try something new, meet new friends, make music, enjoy our great backyard, and of course learn from our excellent faculty. Several programs are full or close to full, but we have several spaces left!

Flexible Summer Private Lessons (all ages) 
June 18 - July 27; Lots of instruments available. Take one lesson, or take several! If your teacher isn't available this summer, feel free to choose another teacher.

Music Adventure (mornings, ages 4-5) 
3 weeks to choose from: June 18 - 22; June 25 - 29, and July 2 - 6 (no July 4)

Village Band (Tuesday evenings, all ages)
June 19 - July 24
 
Broadway Babies (Wednesday afternoons, for ages 8-11)
June 20 - July 25 (no July 4)

Summer Rock & Blues Band (Wednesday evenings, teens & adults)
June 21 - July 26   

Instrument Explorations (afternoons, ages 6-8)
June 25 - 29

Summer Percussion Festival (mornings, ages 8-13)
June 25 - 29

Summer Woodwind & Brass Festival (afternoons, ages 8-12)
June 25 - 29

Summer Underground: Rock 101 (afternoons, ages 8-12)
June 25 - 29 ( almost full)

  Summer Underground: The Art of Recording (2-day clinic, ages 13-18)
July 2-3

Summer Piano Festival (full days, ages 8-18)
July 9 - 13, with three options: Piano Ensemble (full), Well-Rounded Pianist (almost full), and Master Class (almost full)

Summer Chamber Music Festival (full days, ages 7-18)
July 16 - 28 (full)
REGISTER FOR FALL 2018!
Group Classes: All early childhood and group classes are enrolling now for both continuing and new students. Smaller classes fill quickly, so register soon to secure your space.

Current Private Lesson Students: If you have not yet re-enrolled for next year, please contact us to be added to the queue for scheduling. Now that the early registration deadline has passed, lesson slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis starting July 11.

New Private Lesson Students: If you're new to WCMS or looking to add a new instrument, please submit an inquiry online. Requests will be filled in the order received. Scheduling of new students begins July 11.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GRADUATING SENIORS!
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You did it! We're proud of our seniors and wish you all the best in your future endeavors. You have been an important part of WCMS, and we will miss you. (If you are not on the list, please let us know so that we can include you in our next newsletter!)
 
Max McDonnell, Oboe
UMass Amherst
Emma Gagne, Piano
University of California, Davis
Diego Farrell, Guitar
**
Joshua Kim, Piano Colby College
Ali Kilborn, Piano George Washington University
Deniz Guler, Trombone  **
Hilary Cameron, Voice Univ. of Rhode Island
Grant MacDonald, Piano Southern Methodist University
Varahunan Mathiyalakan, Percussion & Piano Johns Hopkins University
Samuel Ran Lee, French Horn Vanderbilt University / Blair School of Music
Anna Fagan, Piano Holy Cross
Natalie Fitzpatrick, Oboe
Stonehill College
Julia Naganuma-Carreras, Piano & Music Theory
Carleton College
Alia Mahmood, Cello
Willamette University
Daniel Kutsovsky, Guitar
University of Pennsylvania

** We don't know their plans, but wish them all the best!
Upcoming Events
6/5-6/16  Make-Up Days
6/7  Open Mic - Starbucks
6/18-7/27  Summer Session
** see schedule of summer programs at right

See full events calendar here
 
Financial Aid
Deadlines for Fall 2018

WCMS wants to make music instruction available to all. The deadline for financial aid applications for new students is July 1. For returning students, the fall deadline has passed, but applications will continue to be considered on a rolling basis as funds allow. 
Save the Date
Sunday, September 9
Two Events in One!

MusicFest Open House
2 - 4 PM

Join us for our annual MusicFest with a school-wide instrument petting zoo, live demos, sample classes for kids, and more! This is a free event for all ages.

MusicFest Auditions
2 - 5 PM

If you're interested in checking out our ensembles and bands, come audition! We welcome musicians of all abilities and genres. Join us and we'll match you up with a group and a faculty coach.  
 
Volunteers
We gratefully acknowledge the many volunteers who assisted us with events in May, including Music MAYnia! We couldn't do it without you! If you'd like to volunteer at upcoming events, please visit our volunteer page .

School Hours
Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 9 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 5 PM

June 5 - 16
Make-up lessons
Check with your teacher to schedule make-ups

Monday, June 18
Summer Hours begin

Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed Saturdays

Summer lessons available June 18 through July 27
 
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