Who can take part in violin lessons?
Your son or daughter can take part in violin lessons from 3 years on if he/she is a Heart of Mary student.
Are the lessons only to teach the children or the young?
No. Children’s fathers and mothers are possible to join in.
Who can belong to the School Choir?
The Primary students of The Heart of Mary School.
Who can belong to the Family Choir?
The children’s parents and grandparents who are enrolled at School.
Who can take part in Music therapy sessions?
Students with learning and concentration problems, the students’ parents and grandparents.
Where can you buy the violin?
You can buy it in specialised music shops or in the Association.
Which size is the most appropriate?
The violin sizes are related to the children’s arm sizes. The violin teacher will decide the right size your child should use over the year: 1/16 (the smallest violin), 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 ó 4/4 (final).
The instrument quality should be hand-made or assembly-line production?
The difference between a hand-made or assembly-line violin is remarkable in relation to the refined and varnished quality. That affects the sound quality.
How to know the instrument quality you want to buy?
If you want, you can have some counsel in the Association, where you will be advised on the most suitable one. You can also ask for the offers prepared by the same Association about the hand-made violins.
What other accessories do you need for violin playing?
It will also be necessary to buy a shoulder pad to put the violin over it (suited to the instrument size), a metronome (analogue or app for a tablet or a mobile phone like a soundcorset), a cloth for cleaning the violin, and a music stand.
Timetable for violin lessons
There is no a fixed timetable. Early Childhood Education have lessons out of school hours, 17,30 to 18,30 once a week. The hour and day are established every year. The hour for Primary students is included in the curricular hours, devoting three hours a week.
Timetable for Family Choir
Two days a week for two hours.
Timetable for rehearsals of Musical Theatre
Music therapy sessions for children
Music therapy sessions for adults