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Monteverdi Music School

Monteverdi Music School

46 Barre Street
Montpelier, VT 05601
802-229-9000

Monteverdi Music School is Central Vermont’s community music school. At the heart of a vibrant musical community, we bring together professional, amateur, and aspiring musicians to share their talents and appreciation of music. Monteverdi Music School is pleased to offer private instruction in the following areas and instruments: Bass Guitar Cello Clarinet English Horn Flute Guitar Jazz Improvisation Mandolin Oboe Percussion Piano Saxophone Suzuki Violin Theory and Composition Trumpet Viola Violin Voice Our faculty teach in a variety of styles and methods. Lessons are available to all ages and abilities. We offer 30, 45, or 60 minute lessons. Teaching, learning, playing, and sharing music together enriches and connects us all — teachers, students, families, and community. We hope you will join us!

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Music & Theater; Performing Arts; Music; Musical Instruments

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Turtle Lane Art & Nature Camp

Turtle Lane Art & Nature Camp

Shelburne, VT

If you're looking for a great camp where your child can play outside, check out Turtle Lane Art and Nature Camp at the Waldorf School. Campers build forts, fairy houses, and toy boats, play nature games, eat cherry tomatoes from the garden, make delicious whole-foods snacks, and create art from…(more)

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YMCA Camp Koda

YMCA Camp Koda

Multiple Locatons, VT

For kindergarten graduates through 12 years old, Camp Koda is a full-day, coed summer day camp located in several area communities with a focus on achievement, belonging and relationships. Koda locations are: Burlington, Georgia, Underhill, Waterbury, and Essex (Essex Elementary and Founders School –Founders is for kids who have completed…(more)

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