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Young Artist Program - For Advanced Teen Musicians

  • Young Artist Program

For advanced and motivated students, Lucy Moses School offers the YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM (YAP). The four levels of this program include a variety of options to fit the needs of gifted and talented students. All YAP students are required to participate in an annual jury; requirements vary by age and program level. 

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM - DIPLOMA LEVEL
Junior Division 
Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-14) By interview and audition. 
30 weeks: Tuition varies based on lesson length and class selection. 

YAP Diploma Level: Junior Division offers talented younger music students a more flexible course of study. Each week, students in the program participate in a private lesson and one music class (such as theory, composition or chamber music). In addition to regularly scheduled recitals, special consideration will be given to YAP Diploma Level: Junior Division students during the selection process for master classes and other special events. Students are required to successfully complete their elective and pass end-of-the-year jury.

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM - DIPLOMA LEVEL
Grades 9-12 (Ages 14-18) By interview and audition.
30 weeks: Tuition varies based on lesson length and class selection.

YAP Diploma Level offers talented music students a more flexible course of study. Each week, students in the program participate in a weekly private lesson (at least 60 minutes) and one music class (such as theory, composition or chamber music). In addition to regularly scheduled recitals, special consideration will be given to YAP Diploma Level students during the selection process for master classes and other special events. Students are required to successfully complete their elective and pass an end-of-the-year jury. 

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM WITH HONORS
Junior Division 
Grades 5-8 (Ages 10-14) By interview and audition. 
30 weeks include 60-minute lessons and 2 electives. 

YAP with Honors: Junior Division offers highly motivated younger music students a structured curriculum for their musical growth. Each week, students in the program participate in a 60-minute private lesson, 45-minute music theory class and one additional music elective or ensemble. Students who place out of the required theory class must choose another elective.
In addition to regularly scheduled recitals, special consideration will be given to YAP with Honors: Junior Division students during the selection process for master classes and other special events. Students are required to successfully complete their electives and pass end-of-the-year jury.

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM WITH HONORS
Grades 9-12 (Ages 14-18) By interview and audition only.
30 weeks include 90-minute lessons and 2 electives. 

YAP with Honors offers highly motivated music students a comprehensive and unique course
of study. Each week students in the program participate in a 90-minute private lesson, 60-minute ensemble coaching, and a 2-hour integrated theory and solfège class. Students who
place out of the theory class requirement must choose another elective (such as advanced theory, composition, or chamber music).  In addition, students participate in master classes and regularly scheduled solo and chamber music recitals held both at the school and at off-site venues. Students will meet regularly with a program advisor to discuss their instrumental progress and music-learning accomplishments including college counseling in their Junior and Senior years and will participate in special performance opportunities. Re-admission to the program is conducted at the conclusion of each year following a review of the jury evaluation and other assessments. 

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