Give your child the gift of music

Heartstrings & Valves is a specialty after-school music instruction program for children in grades 1-5. Children receive hands-on music instruction provided by qualified instructors three days per week. All students begin on violin. Students in grades 3-5 may choose violin, trumpet or trombone. Instrument rental and method books are provided.

When are classes?

Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5-6 p.m.

When are sessions?

The fall session begins October 5 and ends December 17. The winter/spring session will resume January 11 through May 19.

What is the cost?

$15 per week or $5 per week for those who qualify for free/reduced lunch at their school.

How will my child get there?

Transportation to the center will be provided by The Salvation Army from Richard Bowling and Coleman Place Elementary Schools.

When does my child need to be picked up?

6 p.m.

Other information?

Homework assistance and a healthy meal are also provided from 4:30-5 p.m.

How do I sign up?

Contact Marleen Mallory at (757) 622-KROC x64341 or via email at Marleen.Mallory@uss.salvationarmy.org

Thank you to our sponsors!

School for Performing Arts

SPA Mondays start February 7

Class 1 Choices

5:30-6:15 p.m.

Beginner Piano Ages 8-15

Intermediate Guitar Ages 8-15

Class 2 Choices

6:20-7:05 p.m.

Beginner Guitar Ages 8-15

Intermediate Piano Ages 8-15

SPA Adult Tuesdays start February 8

Class 1

10-10:45 a.m. Piano

Class 2

11-11:45 a.m. Guitar

Recital: Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

Dress Rehearsal: 5-6 p.m.

Price: $65 Member | $75 Non-member

Learn an instrument with private music lessons

The Kroc Center offers weekly one-on-one lessons for students of all ages in piano and guitar as well as any brass or woodwind instrument. Students must provide their own method book and instrument (except piano). These 30 or 60-minute lessons are scheduled by appointment only.

Members: $20 for a 30-minute lesson and $35 for a 60-minute lesson
Non-members: $25 for a 30-minute lesson and $45 for a 60-minute lesson

Please contact Marleen Mallory at (757) 622-KROC x64341 or via email at Marleen.Mallory@uss.salvationarmy.org.