You can take private voice or instrument lessons through the Music Department and earn credit! Trinity Grant students taking Lessons for credit can apply for an award to pay their instructor’s fee. MUSC 107 Music Lessons

Private Music Lessons

Trinity offers students the opportunity to study either a musical instrument or voice with Music Department approved instructors.

To receive the “Questionnaire and Guidelines” about MUSC 107 Music Lessons, please contact Jen Allen, faculty coordinator, at: jennifer.allen@trincoll.edu or download the document here: Music Lessons Questionnaire and Guidelines Fall 2022.

COURSE PREREQUISITE:

A basic understanding of note reading and music terminology is required for music lessons. Please contact Jen Allen if you would like to apply for a waiver of this prerequisite. If you have no previous experience with music notation, you may concurrently take MUSC-101 Basic Musicianship to fulfill this prerequisite.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Attendance at a scheduled orientation meeting during the Add/Drop period for Lessons is required, TBA. Email Jen Allen to ask about orientation dates.

Successful completion of 11 one-hour lessons with a Music Department-approved lessons instructor.

Attendance at the musicians workshop and end-of-semester recital, dates and times to be announced.

In addition to tuition costs, students are required to pay their instructor a fee of $600 for the semester. Students who qualify for Trinity Grant financial aid and who are taking Lessons for credit may be eligible for an award to pay this fee. The questionnaire in the “Questionnaire and Guidelines” serves as the application for a Trinity Grant for Music Lessons as well as the first step to enroll in Lessons. Submit your questionnaire during the first week of classes to be considered among the first group of Trinity Grant applicants. Additional applications will be accepted if there are additional Grants to be awarded.

MEETING TIMES: Each student and instructor will schedule weekly one-hour lessons based on their particular schedules. The student should contact the instructor directly. See instructors’ contact information in the Questionnaire and Guidelines.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Extended Add/Drop deadline: Friday, September 16, 2022

CONTACT: Professor Jen Allen, Faculty Coordinator of Music Lessons, at jennifer.allen@trincoll.edu