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Christmas in the Park Sat, Dec 17th, 5:45 pm at Plaza De Cesar Chavez, downtown SJ.  

Concert dress, but Jackets OK.  Bring your instrument, I'll have the music and stands. 


Beginning, intermediate and advanced will be playing  the concert music. Parents must attend:  this is not a drop-off event and supervision will NOT be provided.

Happy Holidays!  Classes re-start on Friday, January 6th, 2017. (No class 12/23 or 12/30)  

Questions:  email us at

Does your 4th-12th grade student already play a musical instrument?  "Intermediate/Advanced" students are welcome to join our program at any time during the year.  Please see our "New Students" page for more information.

Donations are always appreciated! 

If you would like to donate a musical instrument, supplies, sheet music, etc., please see our donations page. 

Keys to Success: 

On time, every time 

Bring ALL of your supplies 

Practice, Practice, Practice!

Free Music School

Free Music School provides free, weekly, group instrumental music lessons to students in grades 4-12. 

We  offer beginning, intermediate and advanced classes for wind and string instruments

 on Friday afternoons, for half-hour sessions,  between the hours of 4-6pm. 

Parents provide the instrument ( and music book/ stand) and volunteer "Music Mentors" provide the lessons, free of charge.

Classes are held at:

Almaden Hills United Methodist Church, 1200 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose

Registration for new, beginning students is now closed. 

Our next registration for beginners will take place in August, 2017.

4th-12th grade students who currently play a musical instrument and have finished at least one year of instruction on their instrument are welcome to join our intermediate/advanced session.  Please contact us for more information.

We also welcome new music-mentor volunteers -- please contact us for more information!

"Because every student deserves the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument."

Volunteer "Music Mentors: needed! Musicians of all ages and ability levels are invited to join our program.  We also offer "community service" credit to our high school volunteers.  Please visit our Music Mentor page for more information.