Performance Fundamentals

  Performance Fundamentals

At Madison Conservatory, we aim to provide all students with solid foundational training such that they can achieve mastery. Teaching excellent technique and promoting good habits from the beginning ensures that the student can follow their imagination with facility and ease.


Violin Class

Once weekly group class for beginning string players to reinforce skills taught in private lessons and to learn ensemble skills, musicianship, and active listening, and introductory music theory. Group classes are 30-45 minutes long, and sectioned by age, experience level, and skill mastery. There is a mandatory information session and Q&A for parents/guardians. Level 1:   […]

Homeschool Ensemble

Weekday rehearsals for homeschoolers to experience music making in interactive peer groups. Groups will be formed to be developmentally appropriate. Private instrumental study is a prerequisite.   Due to Covid-19 safety precautions, this course is suspended until further notice

Private Instrumental Lessons

Madison Conservatory’s expert faculty will help you set and achieve goals for musical performance and study. The goal of private lessons is to foster the joy of music-making, to build skill and confidence, to facilitate student progress, and to be able to share our work in group classes, in performance, and in the community. With […]


Madison Conservatory students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of exciting musical projects and performances. Private teachers will help match students with the appropriate events that will further musical progress, inspire them, and help them to share the joy of music with the community.

ABRSM Music Theory

ABRSM’s Music Theory Series aims to give students a thorough understanding of the building blocks of music, starting with the basics of rhythm and notes, and going on to cover harmony and counterpoint, composition, and a broad knowledge of western music, including composers and their works, structure, style and period.

Class Piano for Instrumentalists

Wednesdays, times TBD This course is designed to enhance musical performance and understanding for non-pianists while providing fundamental keyboard skills.  This course is recommended strongly for pre-collegiate musicians. Prerequisites: basic musical skills such as pitch and rhythm reading, key and meter awareness, and 3+ years of musical study on another instrument.   Instructor: Suki Wong