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UNM Music Prep School

UNM Music Prep School

UNM Music Prep School

UNM Music Prep School

Opening Doors to a Lifetime of Music since 1993! We offer a wide variety of affordable music classes for Albuquerque-area students, birth through adult.


Summer Family Music Classes ( ages 0-5 )

Saturdays June 1 – July 27 $125/class
No Class Saturday July 6

Family Music Classes for ages 0-5
Jennifer Warren, Early Childhood Teacher
9:00-9:45, 10:00-10:45, and 11:00-11:45

This mixed age class is designed for families with one or more child under the age of 6. Through singing, rhythmic and movement activities, as well as some instrument exploration in a safe, fun, developmentally and musically appropriate space, families with young children playfully experience and explore music together.

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Summer Piano Classes

Saturdays June 1 – July 27 $125/class
No Class Saturday July 6

Group Piano Classes
Dawn Perez, Summer Piano Teacher

Try the Piano for ages 5-7, brand new beginners

Try the Piano for ages 8-12, brand new beginners

Keep Practicing the Piano!

Designed for continuing piano students with two or more semesters of piano experience, ages 8 and older.

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Summer Guitar Classes

Saturdays June 1 – July 27 $125/class
No Class Saturday July 6

Group Guitar Classes
Brian More, Guitar Teacher

Required materials for all guitar classes:
Classical guitar with nylon strings, guitar foot stool, music stand.

Try the Guitar for ages 6-8, brand new beginners

Try the Guitar for ages 8+, brand new beginners

Keep Practicing the Guitar!

Designed for continuing guitar students with two or more semesters guitar experience.

Adult Guitar

Book: Solo Guitar Playing Book 1, 4th ed., by Frederick M. Noad
This class is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission.

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Opera Storytellers Camp

Opera Storytellers Summer Camp
July 22 — August 2
No Class Saturday July 6
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Camp Fee $450

Create your own operas! For students entering grades 3-8.
Tuition assistance and second child discount available.

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Parking Permits
Tuition Waiver Application
Spring 2019 Important Dates

January 26
February 2
February 9
February 16
February 23
March 2
March 9 – Instrument Petting Zoo!
NO CLASS March 16
March 23
March 30
April 6
April 13
NO CLASS April 20
April 27 – Sharing Day

January 30
February 6
February 13
February 20
February 27
March 6
NO CLASS March 13
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10
April 17
April 24 – Last Ukulele class
May 1

May 8, 6:30 PM,
Keller Hall

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is based on financial need and determined by using the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch formula. Tuition waiver applications may be found on the UNM Music Prep School website or by contacting us by phone or email. Families who qualify for tuition assistance may use the waiver for one child in one class. Waivers are usually for 50 percent of the tuition.

Tuition Remission for UNM Employees

UNM Tuition Remission is available to UNM employees through UNM Continuing Education. Tuition remission may be applied to our adult classes or classes that require adult participation. Contact UNM Continuing Education for more information and to apply for tuition remission: or (505) 277-0077.

Location and Parking

We are located on the University of New Mexico Main Campus, in the Center for the Arts, 203 Cornell Dr. NE. Parking is available in the Cornell Parking Structure, on Redondo Dr., near Stanford/Central Ave. Parking permits are provided for our Saturday classes. Contact UNM’s Parking and Transportation services for more information about parking on campus:

**The UNM Music Prep School has a no refund policy. However, if your class is canceled due to low enrollment, you may transfer enrollment to another available class or be refunded.

**UNM Music Prep School Cancellation Policy Due to Weather & Other Emergencies

If we feel it is unsafe for families and teachers to travel due to weather conditions or if UNM cancels classes or closes campus for emergency reasons, we will cancel our classes. There will not be make up classes or refunds if we have to cancel.

If we must cancel, we will put a message on our voice mail (505.277.8816) and will ask KOB and KOAT to add us to the cancelation list that is published on television stations, websitesand apps.

If you have any questions please contact us!

Julia Church Hoffman

Laurie Lopez
Program Coordinator

Office: Room 1412 in the UNM Center for the Arts
or (505) 277-8816

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