New Summer Courses !
Summer is a great time to relax and soak up the sun - but also to take part in one of our fun and enriching Summer Music Programs at Falcetti School of Music. Our teachers are offering a variety of engaging programs for musicians of all ages and skill levels. Featuring garage bands, group classes, drum circles and song writing courses, we know you’ll Find Your Sound this summer with Falcetti School of Music!

We’re offering summer programs at both our Simsbury, CT and Springfield, MA locations.

Scroll down to read about all the courses and to signup.

For additional information on programs
email Director of Education, Jennifer Brevik at: jenniferbrevik@falcettimusic.com


Summer Courses 2022

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Beginner Recorder Class
Tuesdays 3:40-4:20pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th
Teacher: Kellyann Chester-Ouellette
Cost: $120
Beginner Recorder Class
Do you know a young musician who would love to learn how to play the recorder? Taught by Kellyann Chester-Ouellette, this class will help students build a solid musical foundation, exploring new rhythms and reading sheet music, culminating in a final performance!


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8 Bit and Beyond!
With Jon Howe
Fridays 4:00-5:30pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th
Teacher: Jon Howe
Cost: $120
8 Bit and Beyond
Have you ever wanted to learn about music theory, or to learn more about how video game music is written? Jon Howe will guide you through the “building blocks” of music through exciting musical examples from popular video games. Topics will cover everything from Mario Brothers, and Dragon Quest to more modern games like Celeste and Minecraft!
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Intermediate/Advanced Woodwind Ensemble
Tuesdays 7:30-8:45pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th
Teacher: Kellyann Chester-Ouellette
Cost: $120
Advanced Woodwind Ensemble
Looking for an exciting ensemble with like minded woodwind musicians? Under the direction of Kellyann Chester-Ouellette, this ensemble will focus on group collaboration, musicality, and exploring new musical styles, culminating in a final showcase.


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Intermediate/Advanced Flute Ensemble
Tuesdays 6:15-7:15pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th Teacher: Kellyann Chester-Ouellette
Cost: $120
Intermediate/Advanced Flute Ensemble
Looking for an exciting ensemble with like minded flute players? Under the direction of Kellyann Chester-Ouellette, this flute ensemble will focus on group collaboration, musicality, and exploring new musical styles, culminating in a final showcase.


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Songwriting 101 with
Bryce French
Thursdays at 4:30pm
LOCATION: Simsbury Public Library
June 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 30th
Teacher: Bryce French
Cost: $80
Songwriting 101
Want to write your own songs but don’t know where to start? Accomplished singer/songwriter, Bryce French, will walk you through the process of writing your own songs including structure, lyrics, melodies, and much more. Plus discussions on how to share your songs, different platforms and softwares to write and share your music.
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Intermediate Jazz Sax Ensemble
Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th Teacher: Kellyann Chester-Ouellette
Cost: $120
Intermediate Jazz Sax Ensemble
Looking for a jazz ensemble with like minded musicians? Under the direction of Kellyann Chester-Ouellette, this ensemble will focus on group collaboration, musicality, improvisation, and exploring new musical styles, culminating in a final showcase.


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Drumming with Alber Baseel
Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm
LOCATION: Simsbury, CT
June 22nd, 29th
Teacher: Alber Baseel
Cost: $45
Drumming with Alber Baseel
Drumming plays a huge significance in cultures around the world! Within this course, students will learn about different percussion styles from the Middle Eastern, Afro-Latin, and African traditions. Students will explore complex rhythm patterns and build upon collaborative skills within the ensemble.
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Play and Sip
Mondays 6:30-7:45pm
LOCATION: Springfield, MA
June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8
Teacher: Isabel Caraballo
Cost: $25 per session
Play and Sip
You’ve heard of paint and sip classes - here’s the music version! Enjoy a complimentary beverage (wine or juice) while learning some of your favorite pop songs under the direction of Isabel Caraballo in a fun and friendly environment. ID required for alcohol consumption. Snacks available.
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Let’s Play Keyboard
Tuesdays 3:40-4:20pm
LOCATION: Springfield, MA
*See info at bottom of page for dates/times
Teacher: Laurie Festa
Cost: $108
Let’s Play Keyboard
Learn the building blocks of keyboard with Laurie Festa! Together as a group, you’ll learn fun and entertaining songs, while learning how to read sheet music, and techniques so you can continue to play keyboard long after the course is done!


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Songwriting with RJ McCarty
Tuesdays 3:40-4:20pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
*See info at bottom of page for dates/times
Teacher: RJ McCarty
Cost: $96
Songwriting with RJ McCarty
Are you a budding musician who has always wanted to learn how to write your own songs? Instructor RJ McCarty will walk you through song construction by analyzing your favorites and teaching some theory. At the end of the course, you’ll get the opportunity to record or perform your original song.
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Drumline/Snare Clinic
Monday and Wednesday, 1:45-2:45pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
August 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th
Teacher: Seth Pumilia
Cost: $72 ( ages 12+)
Drumline/Snare Clinic
This course focuses on learning more about marching snares, tenors, and basses. Not only will you get to learn more about the instruments, but focus will also be placed on performing and playing techniques, all the while having lots of fun!


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Garage Band
Date and Times: TBA
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
Teachers: RJ McCarty, Seth Pumilia, Andrew Banas, Phil Crouch, Bruce Yelle
Cost & Times: TBA
Garage Band
Join a band with like-minded musicians! Explore different musical genres and collaborate as an ensemble ending with a performance. Some bands will meet once weekly, others week-long intensive. Fill out a sign-up form so we can create your band, no up-front payment necessary.

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Drum Set Ensemble
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:45-2:45pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
August 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th
Teacher: Seth Pumilia
Cost: $72 ( ages 10+)
Drum Set Ensemble
Consider this a drumming rhythmic laboratory where you get to experiment with many different styles. Seth will teach you the fundamentals of different drumming styles. Learn jazz, rock, and other genres, as well as snare drumming, brushes, Latin styles, and more.
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Uke Can Play
Thursday 2:15-3:15pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
July 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th
Teachers: Stephen Dydo
Cost: $108
Uke Can Play
Come learn to play ukulele in a fun and relaxed group atmosphere. Stephen Dydo will walk you through the basics of learning how to play some of your all-time favorite tunes on a pint sized instrument!


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Beginner Group Guitar
Thursday 3:20-4:20pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
July 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th
Teacher: Stephen Dydo
Cost: $108
Beginner Group Guitar
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, but don’t know where to start? Under the musical guidance of Stephen Dydo, you’ll learn to tune, play, and practice guitar within a fun and relaxed group atmosphere.

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Intermediate Group Guitar
Thursday 12:15-1:15pm
LOCATION: Springfeld, MA
July 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th
Teacher: Stephen Dydo
Cost: $108
Intermediate Group Guitar
Want to take your guitar playing to the next level? Under the musical guidance of Stephen Dydo, grow your skills in this fun and relaxed group atmosphere.

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ADDITIONAL COURSE INFO
*Let’s Play Keyboard with Laurie Festa:
3 students minimum
Ages, Dates & Times:
Level 1, entering grades 3-5:
Mondays 11:15-12:15pm July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1st, 8th, 15th
Level 2, entering grades 6-8:
Tuesdays 11:15-12:15pm July 12th, 19th, 26nd, August 2nd, 9th, 16th
Level 1, entering grades 3-5:
Thursdays 11:15-12:15pm July 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th

*Songwriting with RJ McCarty
Ages, Dates & Times:
Ages 12-17: 2:15-3:00pm Tuesdays:
June 21st, 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Ages 18+: 7:00-7:45pm Tuesdays:
June 21st, 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th



If you're looking for *weekly* music lessons, click on the link below to choose your location. View our teachers then fill out the online lesson form to get started. We offer weekly online, in-store, or hybrid options available as 30, 45 & 60 minute lessons.

Signup for weekly lessons HERE.