ABOUT THE CLASS: Students will learn the discipline of playing music and performing with others in this dynamic strings group class! The violin and cello are instruments offered in this beginning strings class, where students will explore the basics and will focus on fundamentals such as bowing techniques while making music as a group. Your child will learn various pieces of music with their peers as they develop into young musicians who can confidently perform as individuals and as a group! INSTRUMENTS: Students can select from Violin or Cello DAY/TIME: 45 minutes once per week on Wednesdays, classes will begin anywhere from 2:20pm to 4pm. Students will be grouped based on enrollment. Parents will be notified of the time class will begin. SKILL LEVEL: Beginner students. MATERIALS: *Please DO NOT purchase materials/instrument until you are notified of enrollment. Parents will be instructed to buy materials once classes have begun. www.sheetmusic.com is a good resource. Material cost will range from $15-$25 per year. GETTING AN INSTRUMENT: *Please DO NOT purchase until you are notified of enrollment. Students are responsible for renting or buying their own instrument for the classes. Call Musika at 877-687-4524 if you need help getting an instrument. POLICIES: 1. This is a semester long program. The parent must inform Musika before the next semester begins if they wish to discontinue lessons, as the student's spot will be reserved. 2. There are no refunds for students who miss a class. 3. Classes missed due to teacher absence or weather related school closing will be refunded at the end of the semester. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENT: If fewer than 5 students enroll, the class will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.