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School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

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OU Community Music

Oakland University Community Music (OUCM) is offering virtual lessons and classes for all ages in all instruments/voices until further notice. Our highly qualified teachers — who offer the expertise, commitment and vibrant energy of a university music department — would like to help your students to keep playing and increasing their skills.

OUCM offers the expertise, commitment and vibrant energy of a university music department to anyone who wants to explore the world of music through performing with musical understanding.

OU Community Music serves music learners of all ages, including:
  • pre-school and elementary-age children
  • middle school and high school students
  • adults of all ages
  • students seeking serious preparation for college careers
  • learners who are simply seeking to learn more about music to enhance their lives.
OUCM offers experiences that foster learning success and a lifelong love of music. 

For more information:
Elizabeth Medvinsky
communitymusic@oakland.edu
(248) 370-2034

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Questions? Contact communitymusic@oakland.edu.

Statement of Policy Cash or Check Registration   Online Registration
Lessons begin September 14 and run through December 20, 2020 (no lessons November 23-29)
Private Lessons

Private Lessons in Instruments and Voice for All Ages

Weekly one-on-one 30, 45 or 60-minute lessons in the following instruments:

  • Oboe
  • Violin
  • Jazz Saxophone
  • Piano
  • Bassoon
  • Viola
  • Voice
  • Saxophone
  • Cello
  • Guitar
  • Trumpet
  • Double Bass
  • Percussion
  • French Horn
  • Jazz Bass
  • Flute
  • Trombone
  • Jazz Percussion
  • Clarinet
  • Euphonium
  • Jazz Piano
  • Carillon
  • Tuba
  • Jazz Guitar

In each 13-week semester, two performance opportunities are offered as goal-setting encouragements to maximize potential musical achievements, regardless of age.

Oakland University’s highest priority in providing exemplary academic, athletic and social programs for youth is protecting the health, safety and welfare of all participants. Please see oakland.edu/youth for detailed information.

Group Online Classes

OUCM is offering five-week group online classes, running from November 14 - December 18.

Click here to register for a group class!

Class TitleDate and TimeAgesPrice
Musical Story TimeTuesdays 10:30 - 11 a.m.Up to age 5$50
Beginning Group PianoMondays 10:30 - 11 a.m.3 - 5$50
Elementary MusicTuesdays 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.8 - 10$65
Elementary MusicWednesdays 2:15 - 3 p.m.5 - 7$65
Intro to Ukulele/GuitarMondays 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.8 - 13$65
Beginning Music Theory AMondays 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.8 - 11$65
Beginning Music Theory BTuesdays 4 - 5 p.m.12 and up$80
Intermediate Music TheoryMondays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.12 and up$80
Acting the SongSaturdays 11 a.m. - Noon13 - 18$80
At Home World PercussionFridays 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.9 - 13$65
Group Drum KitSaturdays 11 a.m. - Noon11 - 15$80
Summer Camps
Information about our 2021 summer camps coming soon!

Past camps have included:
Piano Camp
Theatre Camp
Golden Grizzlies Jazz Camp
NewDANCEfest (Eisenhower Dance Detroit)
Assembly Quartet Saxophone Workshop
Music Theory
To register:
-Click "Make a Payment"
-Select "Class Registration" 
 
For questions, contact  communitymusic@oakland.edu.