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Concert Friday, December 16th, 7pm (Students arrive by 6:30)

Christmas in the Park Sat, Dec 17th, 5:30 pm.                  See Current student updates for info.

We are not meeting on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.  Every other Friday, yes, we have class!


Beginners, please come at 4:30.  You do not have to come at 4pm anymore.

Please be on time and ready to play!

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!

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.

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

Donations are always appreciated! 

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

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.