Classes for Adults
Sundays at Longy
Be part of a vibrant community music scene for adults in the Greater Boston area! Get your music fix and share an afternoon with peers and friends in one of our monthly workshop series—flexible classes are designed to match schedules and skill levels.
- Performance Workshop
- Choral Clinic
- Opera Workshop
- Songwriting and Arranging
- World Percussion, and Jazz Singing
- Vocal Pedagogy
Sunday Workshop Classes (PDF)
Fees: $160/semester for one workshop series.
Each additional workshop series is $100/semester.
Chamber Music and Ensembles
Chamber Music at Longy includes string trios, piano duos, consort of viols, vocal chamber ensembles, string bands and much more.
- Sonata Duo
- Consort of Viols
- Piano Duo
- Chamber Ensembles
- Vocal Chamber Music
- Jazz A Capella Ensemble
- Baroque Ensemble
- World Music and Drumming Ensemble
Meets 10 weeks (1-hour classes) and scheduled by arrangement.
Chamber Music and Ensemble Classes (PDF)
Fees range from $300-530, depending on ensemble.
Longy at Cadbury Commons
Longy has partnered with Cadbury Commons, an independent and assisted living center in Cambridge, to offer classes to the entire senior community. Courses, including Brain Fitness and Listening Survey courses, emphasize a holistic, mind-body centered approach to music. Many courses include performances by Longy Conservatory students.
Cadbury Classes (PDF)
Tuition is $115/class, per 8-week session. Classes take place at Cadbury Commons and parking is available.
Sight Reading Eurhythmics for Singers
Learn to connect the eye with the ear and body so you can pass an audition and sing with the chorus or choir you’ve always wanted to join. This is a course for people who love to sing but are held back by lack of sight-reading or rhythmic ability.
Meets Thursdays, 6:30—7:30 p.m. $395/semester
Singing for Everyone
Make music with others while you develop your vocal skills in a fun and supportive setting. All kinds of songs are welcome and all levels. Expand your range and stamina, breathe more deeply and efficiently, and develop creative ways to practice and improve your musicianship! Warm-up with the group, sing together and develop your owns style with solos of your own choosing. No prerequisites, but be prepared to work, play, and improve your singing!
Meets Thursdays, 7:30—9:00 p.m. $395/semester