Classes at the Music School

Classes

Babies, Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers

Ages 0–5

Toddler playing with a drum

Our Soundplay and Music Together® classes are designed to enhance your child's musical development and to help you create a quality musical environment at home. The class curriculum is innovative, designed specifically to develop the music potential of young children.

Young Children

Ages 6–12

Classes including Introduction to the Instruments, Mini-Music, and Children's Voice guide younger students through choosing an instrument, music fundamentals, learning to sing and more!

Older Children and Adults

Ages 13+

Music Theory & Ear Training, Piano Duet & Accompaniment, Electronic Music Creation and other classes present an opportunity to learn new skills and develop your interests.

Ensembles

Youth Ensembles

RIPYO

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Ensembles have provided quality rehearsal and performance experiences for talented young musicians from Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts and Connecticut for nearly 60 years. Our professional conducting staff is committed to providing the best musical and educational experiences for each student. Our ensembles program includes youth orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles and chamber music ensembles.

Youth Ensembles Audition Form
To enroll or schedule an audition complete our Youth Ensembles Audition Form. The Youth Ensembles Coordinator will review your submission and contact you to arrange an audition day and time.

Adult Ensembles

RIPCO

The RI Philharmonic Music School offers a number of ensembles open to adults of all ages. The RI Philharmonic Community Orchestra is a full orchestra for adult musicians with extensive orchestral experience. We also offer smaller ensembles including the Adult Jazz ensemble.

Student Services

Currently Enrolled students can find information about upcoming events, schedule changes, student benefits (free and discounted concert tickets), re-enrollment and more.