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Contacts

Middle & Upper School Dining
Cafeteria: Leak Munir
Billing: MyKidsSpending

Lower School Dining
Cafeteria: Bethann DiGiovanni

Extended Day & After-School Clubs
Sabrina Johnson

Music Programs
Galen Guindon

Transportation
Mark Dodds

General Billing
FCS Business Office

 

Music Programs

Carl Bradley, Director
cbradley@friendscentral.org
610.645.5082

Galen Guindon, Lower School Co-Coordinator
gguindon@friendscentral.org
610.642.7575
 

Music and Voice Lessons (Individual)

Friends' Central offers opportunities for individual private instruction by experienced local professional musicians. See below for available instruments by grade level. Case-by-case exceptions may be made for students with prior instrumental experience. All instruments may be continued through grade 12.

Individual lessons provide one-on-one instruction to encourage both technical and artistic growth. Lessons take place before, during, or after the school day at FCS at the mutual convenience of teacher and student. Twenty-six half-hour lessons will be scheduled weekly throughout the school year. Lessons are a year-long commitment and families should consider overall scheduling before signing up.   

Instrument

Starting Age For Beginner

Cello

Beginner: Kindergarten and Up

Violin, Viola

Beginner: 1st grade and Up

Piano

Beginner: 1st grade and Up

Sax, Clarinet

Beginner: 3rd grade and Up

Flute

Beginner: 3rd grade and Up


Lower School Rainbow String Ensemble 

Friends' Central offers opportunities for string, flute and clarinet instrument students in grades 2-5 who have had one year or more of private lessons in or out of school to join the Rainbow String Ensemble (other orchestral instruments may be admitted on a case by case basis). Students must continue their private lessons while in this ensemble. The Rainbow Ensemble rehearses after school each Wednesday from 3:00-3:45 pm from October through May and performs several times during the school year.

Coordinators and Instructors
Carl Bradley, Program Director, and Galen Guindon, Lower School Coordinator, administer the FCS instrumental program. Click here for a list of private instrumental music instructors.

Music Lessons Registration
Click here to Register

If you need to arrange for payments to be processed through your FACTS account, please contact Rudy Fabry at rfabry@friendscentral.org or 610-645-5122. These programs are non-refundable.