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Group Violin Classes

2022 Schedule

in Midtown West or Online (hybrid classes)
Any missed classes can be made up online during the same time.

Students may sign up to attend once or twice a week.

Semester 1 (Winter Semester): January 25 - March 19, 2022
Semester 2 (Spring Semester): April 19 - June 18, 2022
Semester 3 (Summer Semester): July 19 - Sept 17, 2022
Semester 4 (Fall Semester): Oct 11 - Dec 10, 2022

All performances will be on the last day of class, or the day after (TBD).

Schedule subject to change. See the calendar for the latest details.


Classes Offered


Absolute Beginner Violin Class

Click here for all the details on the Absolute Beginner Class.
Class times will be announced soon. Fill out the survey here to tell us the time that works best for you.
Viola students may also join this class.

Beginner Violin Class

Class times will be announced soon. Fill out the survey here to tell us the time that works best for you.

The Beginner level has several parts, all of which are different, and all of which have the same prerequisite: the Absolute Beginner Class. Befor you move on to Late Beginner, you need to take at least 2 Beginner Classes. In Winter 2022 (Jan - Mar), we'll be doing Group B, where we'll be playing On the Nature of Daylight and another piece that you'll be voting on in the above survey.

Expect to learn 4th finger, more bowing techniques and more advanced rhythms. (details coming soon)

There are 4 versions of the Beginner Violin Class. Students must attend at least 2 Beginner Classes before advancing on to the Late Beginner class, as all Beginner material cannot be covered in just one semester. Each Beginner semester will be different than the preceding one.

Group A: On the Nature of Daylight, TBD
Group B: Easy Fiddle Tunes

Group D: Ode to Joy, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy


Late Beginner Violin Class

Currently, this class is not scheduled for the Winter 2022 semester. However, if you would like to join the waiting list or if you would like to join in the Spring, fill out this survey.

Intermediate Class (Student Orchestra)

Class times will be announced soon. Fill out the survey here to tell us the time that works best for you.

Next semester we'll be playing Canon in D and a contemporary piece. Help us decide which one by filling out th survey above.





Recent Graduates

"A great way to meet new people"

"We're in a really crazy time right now, so being able to pick up the violin and having something to practice has been a really nice distraction. It's also been a great way to meet new people, especially living in the city. It's been really fun. I definitely progressed a lot faster than my expectations were. It helped a lot to be doing group classes, just to kind of to take from others and learn, and get advice."

Insurance Underwriter

"One of the greatest joys"

"My age range, above 60, are feeling like they still have a lot of years ahead of them and have plenty of time to learn things and grab onto things they might have missed in their youth. Playing a musical instrument is certainly one of the greatest joys an individual can experience. So they should certainly give it a try because you can only get better once you start, so you may as well try. I recommend the NYC Violin Studio with my highest highest regards and would love to spread the joy that it brings."

Retired Marketing Executive

"I always wanted to learn a new instrument"

"I always wanted to learn a new instrument and violin is probably the top on my list. I started with group classes. The timing works perfectly for me. With only 5-10 students in the classes I think it's perfect. The teachers are very nice and they understand the needs of the students. At the end of the semester we usually have a concert, and I love that as well."



"It's something I can do to really express how I feel"

"I just recently graduated college. Playing the viola has been a way I could express myself. When I'm not feeling well, or when I'm feeling very happy, it's something I can pick up and do to really express how I feel. I started off taking private lessons with Antoinette and they were really helping me. I was just a complete beginner and she really helped me with the basics like how to even hold the viola, how to properly position it. Starting off with the basics, she really helped me with that."

Music Major

"Truly top notch professionals who make the class fun!"

"I cannot recommend NYC Violin Studio enough. I have been to other schools in NYC and this is by far the best. Scheduling is incredibly easy. If I needed to miss a class I could make it up on another date. The instruction is fantastic. I think the instructors understand that most of the students aren't planning on becoming concert violinists, so they focus on teaching interesting pieces while providing enough theory and technique to improve without completely overwhelming us. Truly top notch professionals who make the class fun!"

Higher Education Administrator