Summer Enrichment 2014

for students entering grade 3 to adult

Three reasons why the
Danbury Music Centre's Summer Program
is different from others
  1. Low tuition
  2. Few age restrictions
  3. Generous financial assistance

Registrations are now being accepted by mail or in person

   General Information       Directions       Contact Info       Registration Form   

String Ensembles
  begins on Monday, July 7, 2014 and finishes with a Concert on Friday, August 1st at Broadview Middle School.

Beginners Monday, Wednesday & Friday   9:00am – 10:00am (8:30 – 10:00 on Monday and Wednesday of the first week)
Novice Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00am – 11:00am
Intermediate Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Advanced Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Chamber Music Workshop
(Starts the second week)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
2:00pm – 3:00pm

West Afrikan Drumming
  begins on Monday, July 14, 2014 and finishes with a Concert on Thursday, August 21st on the CityCenter Green.

Mondays and Wednesdays
Rerhearsal dates subject to change
4:00pm – 6:00pm

A Cappella Chorus
  begins on Monday, July 7, 2014 and finishes with a Concert on Friday, July 25th at the Dambury Music Centre.

Monday through Friday 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Band Ensembles
  begins on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 and finishes with a Concert on Thursday, August 7th at Broadview Middle School.

Jazz Ensemble Tuesday & Thursday   9:00am – 10:15am
Symphonic Band Tuesday & Thursday 10:30am – 12:00pm
Concert Band Tuesday & Thursday 12:30pm – 1:45pm
Preparatory Band Tuesday & Thursday   2:00pm – 3:00pm

General Information

Tuition:   make checks payable to
String Classes
Band Classes
West Afrikan Drumming
     instrument use fee
    (paid directly to teacher on first day of class)
A Cappella Chorus
Danbury Music Centre, Inc.

Additional charges:  Students may remain for any or all additional levels within the Band or String programs for an additional charge of $50.00.
Tuition Discount:   a 10% tuition discount is available to current members of the Danbury Music Centre who contribute at the membership level of $150 or higher.
Financial Assistance:   Financial assistance is available to students who could not otherwise participate. If applying for Finacial Aid, call the Danbury Music Centre before July 1st. Partial financial assistance will be allocated based upon need, as long as funds remain. All applicants are expected to contribute toward the cost of the program. Requests must be made in writing and received at the Danbury Music Centre by Tuesday, July 1st.Call for additional information.
Registration:   Students, or parents of students, may mail in their registrations or they may register in person at the Danbury Music Centre from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Mondays through Fridays and during the band placement evaluations.
Final Registration:   The last date of registration, without a late fee, is Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
There will be a $25.00 per program late fee imposed after July 1st.
Note to parents:   If your child has any learning disabilities, please notify the Music Director(s) at the start of the program. It is the goal of the Danbury Music Centre to make the classes fun and to make each student feel good about his/her progress. You will help us do that by telling us of any special needs.
Minimum and Maximum Enrollments:   West Afrikan Drumming has a minimum enrollment of 5 students and a maximum enrollment of 28 students. A Cappella Chorus has a minimum enrollment of 12 students.
If the minimums are not obtained, the class(es) will be cancelled and tuition will be refunded. Enrollments, with tuition, will be accepted in the order in which they are received.
Attendance Policy:   Beginner Strings students must be in attendance during the first two weeks.
All Band students must be available to play in the Concert on August 7, 2014, and any student who will be absent from more than 4 rehearsals needs prior approval from the director before being accepted into the Band program.
All other students are expected to be regular in attendance.
Refund Policy:   Tuition will be refunded in full prior to the start of the program.
Enrollment in all classes is subject to the approval of the Music Directors.
Each Director reserves the right to reassign a student to the appropriate level class.
Major Funding:   The Steven F. Hembree Memorial Fund


Danbury Music Centre,  256 Main Street
Take exit 5 off of I-84 from either direction. At the bottom of the exit take a right onto
Main St. and proceed less than one mile until you see the clock in the middle of the road.
The Danbury Music Centre is one block past the clock on the right, at the corner of
Main St. and Library Place. Parking is at meters on the street and there is a parking
garage behind the building.
The DMC is fully handicap accessible. Use the elevator at the rear of the building.
Broadview Middle School, 72 Hospital Ave.
From the West, take exit 5, continue straight to North St. Shopping Center, and turn right onto Hayestown Ave.
From the East, take exit 6, turn right and turn right at North St. Shopping Center onto Hayestown Ave.
Turn right onto Tamarack Ave., then left onto Hospital Ave. The School is on the right after the Hospital parking.
From the DMC, turn onto White St. from Main St., then left onto Balmforth Ave. and then left onto Hospital Ave. Hospital Ave. turns right at a traffic light, and the School is on the right after the hospital parking.
Danbury CityCenter Green
The CityCenter Green is two blocks from the DMC if you are walking. In a car, turn onto White St. from Main St., and then right onto Ives St. The Parking Garage is on the left, and the CityCenter Green is on the right.


For questions or information, contact Nancy Sudik between 8:00am and 4:00pm at the DMC office.

Danbury Music Centre, Inc.
256 Main St.
Danbury, CT 06810

Phone: (203) 748-1716
Fax: (203) 794-1308

Registration Form - pdf
Summer Brochure, short version - pdf
Full Summer Brochure - pdf


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