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Co-Curricular Programs

Music School

Contact

Music School Office
Montague Hall
musicschool@punahou.edu
808.944.5829
Hours: M – F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Punahou Music School offers lessons in piano, string, wind, brass and percussion as well as in voice, guitar and harp. The program also provides specialized Suzuki Violin training, along with lessons in music theory and composition.

The Music School welcomes students of all ages and levels of experience, including those from other schools, as well as adults.

The Music School offers individual lessons and small group classes. The faculty, with extensive backgrounds in teaching and performance, guide students in refining their technique and expression, creating the foundation for a life-long appreciation for music. In 2019, Punahou Music School celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Program Dates for 2021 – 2022

Fall Semester 8/23/21 – 12/18/21
Spring Semester 1/10/22 - 5/14/22
Punahou is carefully monitoring the latest developments regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). Please visit our Health page for the latest updates.

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Additional Information

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  • Private Lessons

    Individual music instruction is offered in 30-, 45- or 60-minute appointments for 16 weeks each semester

    Private lessons may be scheduled after school and on weekends, depending on the teacher’s schedule and the student’s grade level and availability. Studio assignments for new students will be determined by the director. Lesson appointments for all students will be scheduled directly by the assigned instructor.

    Visit ASAP Connected for more information regarding pricing and the application process.

    Private LessonGrade Level
    Baritone/Euphonium/Tuba5 – 12
    Bass/Electric Bass5 – 12
    Bassoon5 – 12
    Cello1 – 12
    Clarinet5 – 12
    Flute5 – 12
    French Horn5 – 12
    Guitar5 – 12
    Harp1 – 12
    Music Theory/Composition5 – 12
    Oboe5 – 12
    Percussion5 – 12
    PianoK – 12
    Piano Improvisation6 – 12
    Saxophone5 – 12
    Shakuhachi5 – 12
    Trombone5 – 12
    Trumpet5 – 12
    Viola1 – 12
    Violin (Traditional and Suzuki)K – 12
    Voice7 – 12


  • Group Classes

    Group instruction is also available for students to develop their musical technique in a class of similar age and/or ability.
  • Days, Times and Fees

    Meeting days and times will vary depending on the type of lesson. See the course catalog for specific times and fees.
  • Attendance Policy

    The policy for private lessons allows a maximum of two make-up lesson per semester for absences due to the student's illness or approved academically-related school activities. In case of illness, contact the music instructor directly or the Music School by 8 a.m. on the morning of the lesson at the latest. For planned school activities, advise the Music School at least one day prior to the lesson. Extended absences due to illness or injuries will be arranged between teacher, parent and director on a case-by-case basis. There are no make-up lessons for group lessons or classes.
  • Escorting

    Parents enrolling K – grade 5 students should review the information about escorting.
 
* Schedule depends on type of lesson

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