Lesson books are available for your conveninece

WITHOUT MUSIC MINDS WOULD BE QUIET

The benefits of playing music are indisputable. In young music students, music class is proven to increase I.Q, and enhance learning outcomes. For adults, learning music with online music class protects the brains cognitive capabilities.  For all of us, music decreases stress levels and increases happiness. It is no wonder we are so committed to music instruction!

Music classes have the power to change us – to make us better people.

Supplement your music education with these videos!

Instructional Videos

In addition to the lesson books, FMI has created an instructional video to help you practice every line and song within each book.
Check out these instruments in action!

Demonstration Videos

Anyone can learn how to play an instrument! Visit our Instrument Demonstration page to watch an instrumental demonstration with the instruments available for music lessons with FMI.

Here is What Our Program Offers

GROUP LESSONS

All About Small Group Lessons

30-minute small group lessons will be given once a week. Many schools offer these sessions during regular school hours while others offer classes after school. All students have the option to take classes Online for added scheduling flexibility and, in addition, families may choose to take Individual (Private) lessons Online. These can be scheduled as a supplement to small group classes or as your ongoing program choice. Visit: Frequently asked Questions

HOW WE GROUP OUR STUDENTS (AT SCHOOL)

Here's how we group our students at school

Beginners are grouped by like instruments. Intermediate and Advanced students may be grouped in ensembles of different instruments based on their ability.

1st and 2nd graders may take our Genesis Program which is designed for young players. Instruments offered are: Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, and Violin. (Each school varies in the class choices for grades 1 + 2 so Please see your schools enrollment page for more information)

Older students from Grades 3 and up may take Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums, or Bass Guitar.

BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL BAND REHEARSAL

We Offer Band Rehearsals Before School and After School

When qualified, students will also receive a band rehearsal either before or after school.

HONOR BAND

We hand pick students for national performances!

Each year, students are chosen from our program schools to participate in our “Award Winning Honor Band”. This special ensemble has won 27 Superior and Outstanding level awards at Adjudicated Music Festivals. In addition, it has performed in exciting venues such as; Washington DC, NYC, Hershey Park, Dorney Park, Williamsburg Va., and Disney World.

Lesson Books and Instructional Videos

Fundamental Music Instruction uses lesson books from the series "First Songs for Band" by Ed Kelly.

This series will take you from the very beginning through intermediate playing. Each line is sequential and you will find 1 new technique on most lines. There are several songs within each section giving you ample opportunity to review and support major musical skills before moving to the next section.

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PRINT OR ORDER A COPY

Copies of lesson books were given during class but should you need another copy, please print a copy for your child's lesson book for their music class.
*we suggest placing it in a THIN Binder. Try to use one that can open fully for ease of use on a music stand.*
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