Woodwinds - Community Music School

Woodwinds

The UNCSA Community Music School is committed to providing woodwind students at all ages and ability levels with access to the best quality instruction, ensemble opportunities and performance experiences. Teachers are contract or substitute musicians with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, Piedmont Wind Ensemble and with many other professional classical, jazz and world music ensembles. Many hold doctorate degrees and also teach at the collegiate level. 

Find information for your age:

Infant - Kindergarten (5 mo-5yr)

Classes in Recorder are offered for students ages 3 and up (with teacher approval). 

Elementary (6-10yr)

Recorder, Suzuki Flute and other band instruments with teacher approval. 

Elementary students are encouraged to enroll in the Children's Chorus and Group Piano for Young Beginners to build musicality skills. Private lessons are only recommended in foundational instruments (piano, strings or guitar). Choral Ensemble participation comes at no additional charge when enrolled in private lessons. 

Middle (11-13yr)

45-minute private lessons are available in flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and oboe.

Students in the 6th grade will complete their final year of choral ensemble. Students in the 7th grade and above should be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training. Choral Ensemble and Music Theory classes come at no additional charge when enrolled in private lessons. 

Advanced Track with teacher approval: 2x week 45 min. lessons or 1x/week 60 minute lessons, 45 minute supplementary private lessons (piano), ensemble

High (14-18yr)

60-minute private lessons are available in flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and oboe.

45-minute piano lessons are encouraged for students to supplement music education. 

Students should also be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training which come at no additional charge for private lesson students. 

Advanced Track: 2x/week 60 minute lessons, 45 minute supplementary piano, theory, or composition lessons, ensemble

Adult (18+)

45 or 60-minute private lessons are available in flute, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and oboe.

Adults are also encouraged to enroll in Group Piano for Adult Beginners or private piano lessons to supplement their training. All adult students should be enrolled in Music Theory and Ear Training which come at no additional charge for private lesson students.


Next Steps

  • Click here to pre-register for woodwinds lessons.