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Overview Join Pakachoag Music School via YouTube for 21 Ways to Harmony, a set of seven conversations accompanied by music, airing throughout 2021.  The School’s first conversation will explore From Music Lessons to Life in the Sciences: Parallels Beyond the Studio with music school alumna Julia Nguyen, Ph.D., Chemistry. Enjoy special music presented by faculty […]

We’re Online Starting January 15, 2021 You’re invited to sign up for a demo class offered on January 15 or January 22. Submit the form below to request a space. Here’s the details: 8 weeks, starting Friday, January 15, 2021 4:15 to 5:00 with Julie Holston For k, Grades 1 and 2* Space limited.  First […]

Hey, Diddle, Diddle Rhymes, more specifically nursery rhymes, have been with us for centuries.  The earliest known published collection of nursery rhymes was Tommy Thumb’s (Pretty) Song Book, 2 vol. (London, 1744). The Music Together curriculum is rich with rhymes.  Songs with words that rhyme, like “Hey, Diddle, Diddle,” help children hear how individual sounds come together […]

Sign-Up is now closed, as of Tuesday, January 5th, 2:30 pm. Thank you to all who signed up! We’re excited to see you tomorrow.  Watch for follow up email coming from the office. If you are interested in signing up for a future demo, please email  Thank you! Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 10:00 […]

A New Year, A New Song Introducing:  21 Ways to Create Harmony in 2021 Pakachoag Music School will share inspiring music and conversations for the New Year as we look at the many positive ways music and the arts contribute to community. Hosted by Kristjon Imperio, Director of Programs and Outreach Thursday, December 31st 6:30 […]

Transitioning Music can be a fun way to help your child transition from one activity to the next throughout the day. Try making up verses for different activities and tasks that you and your child might do throughout the day and sing them to the melody of “This Train.” Replace “children” with your child’s name […]

Practice for quality and not for quantity – Varsha Swaminathan, Five-Year Violin Student from Shrewsbury Meet Varsha “Varsha has really excelled in violin thanks to Pakachoag’s strong violin program”, her mother Vidya praises. Varsha is only in the 8th grade but has been part of New England Conservatory’s pre-college orchestra for three years.  She was […]

“It was love at first sight.”  We invite you to enjoy meeting Marilyn Butler, violin faculty. We are fortunate to have a large roster of capable, skilled, committed music faculty here at Pakachoag. Learn more about our 35 member faculty here. For all the latest School news, find us on Facebook at Subscribe to […]

2020 Holiday Music Lesson Special Sign up for four lessons anytime between now and January 5th, 2021 and we’ll waive the $40 registration fee.  If you choose to extend your lessons beyond the four week special,  the ‘no registration fee’ still applies. Some in-person options available.  Lots of remote options.  For ages 6 and up. […]

Meet Connor, This Month’s Student Spotlight Connor, Age 14, from Auburn Two Year Piano Student of Debby Sedgwick Connor Dion, our October Student Spotlight, is a freshman in high school who loves playing the piano. His biggest musical inspiration is Will Wood whom Connor feels “has an amazing talent and personality”.  Thanks to the Pakachoag […]