Music Lessons at Shepherd University

FOR Immediate Release, August 2008

August 1, 2008

From: Anne N. Munro
Shepherd University Department of Music

The Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division is now accepting applications for the Fall 2008 semester. Students interested in studying woodwinds, brass, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, strings (violin, viola, cello or double bass) theory or jazz improvisation should contact Anne Munro at 304-876-5555 or email her at

The popular Musical Discoveries classes will also again be offered during the fall semester for pre-school students and will be taught by Frauke Higgins. Preschoolers have the option of attending a Tuesday or Friday morning class during the semester. Classes include Baby and Me for 4 months through 18 months, Tuesday at 10 a.m.; Musical Discoveries for 18 Months Through 3 Years, Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. or Friday at 10 a.m.; and Music Class for 4 and 5 Year Olds (Dalcroze Eurhythmics), Friday at 9:15 a.m. Classes are scheduled Tuesdays September 9 through December 9 (no class on 10/28 and 11/25) or Friday September 12 through December12 (no class on 10/31 and 11/28).

Pick up a registration form at the Shepherd University Frank Arts Center, Room CA-3, or call 876-5555 to have one mailed to you. The registration fee for the preparatory division is $25 per semester. Lessons begin the week of September 3rd. Preparatory instructors set their own weekly lesson fees and teach half hour and hour lessons depending upon student level. The fee for the Musical Discoveries classes is $144 per semester and runs for 12 weeks. Visit our website at