Christmas 2019 recitals and performances

Students and groups from the Music Tree Preparatory School will perform at several programs and recitals from December 13 to January 5. The Breakthrough Girls and the students of two violin studios will perform Friday, December 13 at the Venue in Baker, 1082 Main Street, at the site of the old Graffiti Dance Studio. The Breakthrough Girls perform Cajun, Bluegrass, and Celtic fiddling tunes and will also present a set of Christmas Music. The violin studios of Anna Panamarenka and Ruth R...
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Festival, band leader brings ‘Music Clubhouse’ to lineup

Local band and music festival ‘energy force’ Adrian Percy will collaborate with the Music Tree Preparatory School to offer an exciting new program to the not-so-young, but young-at-heart musicians who want the excitement and comradery of playing with other adult musicians. The Music Clubhouse: No Kids Allowed will be offered on a limited basis for the Fall 2019. At 6:30 on Thursday evenings, adults who want to play in a band, or those who want to just play music with other adults, will convene i...
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Chamber Music Coaches, String Faculty

Ruth Roland holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance and has been teaching for more than 30 years. A performer, recording artist, and award-winning composer, she has given recitals and workshops at universities, public schools, and youth orchestras. Among her performance credits are shows with such artists as Dionne Warwick, Smokey Robinson, and the Moody Blues, as well as with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Baton Rouge Symphony, and Opéra Louisiane. She works in...
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Music Tree offers Chamber Groups and string coaching

Music Tree Chamber Groups is a new opportunity to work with highly credentialed string coaches in group settings. Chamber Group specifics: Small groups of three to six musicians Group rehearsals and performances Regular meeting time convenient to all members Personalized coaching by highly-credentialed faculty Open to any instruments or voice parts Opportunities for touring, performances, and competitions A cost of $300 per student for ten 45-minute coaching session...
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Band camp: Let the rock star in you shine through!

Summer isn't over yet, which means we still have all the time in the world to play music to our heart's content! Reserve your spot now for our combined Garage Band Camp, running from Monday July 24 - Friday July 28, 10 am - 2 p.m. for middle school and high school students.  No previous music experience is required and instruments are available for use during the camp. This is a fun way to wrap-up the summer and possibly get your first rock band experience! Those interested please contact...
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Music Tree now offering new Chamber Orchestra

The Music Tree Prep School is offering a special Chamber Orchestra experience for student string musicians in and around the Zachary area. The group will meet for eight Saturdays starting September 24th at 1:30 p.m. and is open to students who have taken private lessons or have played in a school orchestra. The Chamber Orchestra will be led by Music Tree Faculty Deborah Riberio and Unusdean Errandonea. Violinist Deborah Riberio is the 2016 winner of the Sidney M. Blitzer Award in Violin P...
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