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Tufts Summer Music

The Tufts Community Music Summer Music program for kids will run for two weeks:
July 23-27, 2018 and July 30-August 3, 2018 at the Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue, Tufts University Medford/Somerville Campus.

Tufts Summer Music is part of the Tufts Community Music Program and Department of Music and is for students ages 7-12. The program will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm each day (with after care available from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm for an additional fee.)

Tuition for the regular program is $395 per week - limited scholarships available with submission of most recent tax return. Students may attend one week only or both weeks. There will be a concert presented by the students for family and friends in beautiful Distler Performance Hall, and faculty will present a concert for students and families.

The faculty will include Charley Blandy, Jerry Bussiere, Lauren Caso, Noralee Walker, Jeff Rawitsch, Yukiko Sekino, Holly Stumpf, Edie Auner, and Tufts student musicians. Learn more about the instructors. Students in the program will sing, drum, take instrument lessons and Orff classes. Lunch is included in the tuition and will be eaten in a Tufts dining hall.

Sample Day Schedule
9:00am-10:00am Choral singing group rehearsal
10:00am-10:25am Break and snack
10:25am-11:25am Instrumental lessons or Orff*
11:50am-12:25pm Lunch (In the Dewick MacPhie Dining Hall on campus)
12:45pm-1:45pm Instrumental lessons or Orff*
1:50pm-2:35pm Break
2:35pm-3:20pm African drumming group rehearsal
3:20pm-3:30pm Wrap Up
*During these two hours, all students will take an Orff class for one of the hours, then either drumming, violin, piano, or recorder (student's choice) for the other hour.

The Tufts Community Music Program is coordinated by Edith Auner, an accomplished musician and program director, who is happy to speak with you about any of our Community Music Program offerings or opportunities. To contact Ms. Auner, please call her at 617.627.5616 or email her at edith.auner@tufts.edu.

If you have questions or require more information, please call or email Edith Auner at the addresses and numbers above.

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