The St. Stephen of Hungary School Violin Program offers three levels of instruction.
LEVEL 1: Introduction to Violin
Level 1 introduces students to violin technique and develops fine motor skills, coordination, focus and ear training. This is done through Hungarian folk & children's themes. The repertoire emphasizes music by Bartók & Kodály' .
LEVEL 2: The Bach Group
The Bach Group gives students experience playing baroque and classical music through the works of J. S. Bach.
LEVEL 3: THE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
The Chamber Ensemble performs a wide range of repertoire by the European masters, from Bach to Bartók as well as the American composers such as Bernstein and Copland.
* PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOLS ACCEPTANCE
Students in 8th grade prepare violin auditions for Performing Arts High Schools and conservatories.
Alumni of this program have been accepted to La Guardia High School, Juilliard Pre-College & MAP, and The Manhattan School of Music.