(Atlee and Chesterfield)


PRIVATE LESSONS also available during the day

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Sibling Discounts

(one per family)

25% off each child in a semi-private lesson

20% off additional child(ren) in the same group lesson

10% off tuition for a third (or more) child in private lessons

 5% off tuition for a second child or instrument (in a separate private lesson)


GRSM Jam Band


The GRSM Jam Band program is designed for students to play together in contemporary bands.

The program will be offered at our Main Location on Dickey Drive (Atlee) as well as at Chesterfield Christian Academy (Chesterfield), and will include any number of different instruments but ideally bands will feature guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and vocals/horns (instrumental groups are also fine).

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GRSM Homeschool Band Program

Have a look at one of our Homeschool Band’s performances when they joined other members of the GRSM Symphonic Band to perform for the residents at St. Joseph Home (Little Sisters of the Poor) in a Special Valentine’s Concert!!  CLICK HERE



The Beginning Band is a beginning level group for students who are learning to play a band instrument for the first time. Instruction is focused on developing a solid foundation in note reading, tone production, rhythm, articulation, proper posture/hand position, and instrument care and maintenance. Students also learn basic music theory concepts and ensemble skills, such as balance and blend.   The minimum age to participate is 9 years old. No previous music experience is necessary.

The Concert Band is an intermediate level group for students who have had 1-3 years of experience playing a band instrument. In addition to continued development of basic instrumental music foundations, instruction focuses on the finer details of playing in an ensemble. Students in the Concert Band receive instruction on music theory and learn scales to improve technique and expand range. 

The Symphonic Band is an advanced level group comprised of students who have had 4+ years of experience playing a band instrument or have demonstrated a high level of proficiency on their instrument.  Students in the Symphonic Band rehearse and perform high quality music in many styles and genres. In rehearsals, instruction is focused on balance, blend, intonation, dynamics, articulation, phrasing, and accuracy of pitch and rhythm. Students learn all 12 major scales and music theory concepts. 

The High School Wind Ensemble is the highest level of band within the GRSM Band Program and is comprised of students who have had 5 or more years of experience playing a band instrument, or have demonstrated the level of proficiency on their instrument that would equate such experience. Students in the High School Wind Ensemble will be coached in preparation for potential auditions through a knowledge of all 12 major scales with various exercises based on the scales, including intervals and exercises on thirds etc.  Students will be taught advanced lip slurs for brass, and similar exercises for woodwind instruments, while working on advanced rhythms and sight reading.  Opportunities will be offered for performances as small ensembles, as well as assistance in auditioning for the Greater Richmond Youth Wind Ensemble, Central Virginia Wind Symphony and All District Band.

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GRSM Homeschool Choirs

Viva Voce

Prima Voce (Gr K-5) – NO AUDITION
Prima Voce – ‘Pree-mah ‘Voh-chey (Early Voice), will be comprised of K-5th grade unchanged voices, and is being offered at our Dickey Drive location. (50 minutes)
Crescente Choir (Gr 6-12) – NO AUDITION
The ‘Kree-SHEN-tey Choir (Rising Choir) will be comprised of 6th-12th grade unchanged, changing and changed voices. This choir is being offered at our Dickey Drive Location. (60 minutes)
 Voci Nobili (Gr 9-12) – BY AUDITION ONLY
‘Voh-chee ‘Noh-bee-lee” (Noble Voices) at GRSM’s Mechanicsville location (9109 Dickey Drive), will be comprised of 9th-12th grade changed voices, and is being offered at our Dickey Drive location.  (60 minutes)

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Mother Goose Musical

This semester-long group will feature some of your favorite Mother Goose rhymes and is designed for the young, budding performer (ages 4-5). It will incorporate singing, dancing, acting and a whole ton of fun! There will be a special performance for family and friends at the end of the semester that you won’t want to miss. (30 mins)

Mini Musical Theater

In this semester-long group, students (ages 6-12) will create their own musical by taking scenes from one or more well known musicals and putting them together for a performance at the end of the semester. Campers will work on vocals, acting and stage presence, incorporating fun exercises and games. To top it off, they will also work on creating costumes. This fall, we will be working on some of the music from Seussical. (50 mins)




Group Piano Classes

Classes are organized according to age and/or level and are presented in two semesters for the school year.  Group A is intended for students with no prior knowledge of the instrument and Group B is intended as the next stage of learning after having acquired the skills taught in Group A.  Recitals are held at the end of each semester.

Young Musician (ages 5-6)
This fun, fast paced class jumps from one activity to another to adapt to your young child’s attention span. Concepts covered include: proper piano technique/posture, note reading, rhythm exercises, theory, singing (with solfege syllables), history, games, listening, movement, and playing with expression. Starting young, children can carry the gift of music with them for a lifetime! A responsible adult is required to be on site (but not in the classroom) for the duration of this class. The term recital is included in tuition. Parental attendance may be requested. (30 minutes)

Keyboard Musician (ages 7-9)
The Keyboard Musician class is a perfect musical start for your school aged child. Classes move very quickly into reading and comprehending music, based on each child’s ability. Concepts covered include: early note reading, singing (with solfege syllables), rhythms, pattern and concept finding, proper piano technique/posture, how to practice, theory, history, listening, games, movement, and playing with expression. The term recital is included in tuition. (50 minutes)

Instrument Sampler

Our award winning summer camps have inspired the Instrument Sampler group session for children (ages 7-10).  They will find their new passion in this semester-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp, however in order to get the most of the experience, your child will need to own or rent the instrument they are studying so that they can practice at home. Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! (50 minutes)


Group Guitar

This course is for beginning guitar students (ages 7-10), and functions as a general introduction to the guitar. Students will learn proper left/right hand techniques, rhythm, musical notation, chords, improvisation, and tuning. Literature will be selected from various genres both for the solo guitar as well as the guitar ensemble. Students must provide their own instrument, and recitals are included in tuition. (50 minutes)

Uke ‘n’ Roll®

Learn to play classic songs on the ukulele in just a few lessons (ages 7-10)!!  Play and sing along with your new uke buddies in this fun and energetic class!  Learn the basic concepts of uke history, chords, rhythm, time,  improvisation and perhaps, most importantly, reap the benefits of being successful at a new instrument!! Students must provide their own instrument, and recitals are included in tuition. (50 minutes)




Introduction to Strings

Introduction to Violin

The Introduction to Strings course for children (ages 6-10) is designed to give a basic introduction to the violin, viola, cello and double bass.  Students will learn proper left/right hand techniques, anatomy of the instrument, how to produce a sound, and simple musical concepts.  Students would also work on rhythms and simple songs, in addition to the basic instrument posture/bow hold.   The course would then go on to teach more challenging beginning strings music and expand on concepts and techniques to get the student ready for further group or individual study. Students must provide their own instrument, and recitals are included in tuition. (50mins)

Early Childhood Music

Your child (ages 10 mths-4 yrs) will discover music in various styles through singing, movement, and playing instruments while interacting with peers in an age specific, education-focused, and fun environment. Through the foundations of music, your child will explore and develop core preschool developmental concepts such as numbers, letters, sharing, and cooperation.  (30 mins)




Private Lessons

Open Enrollement

Private lessons provide focused, one-on-one instruction with a master teacher. Weekly private lessons can be scheduled during the school day or afternoon/evening for the convenience of homeschool students and are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute sessions. Recitals are included in tuition. Intermediate and advanced students are encouraged to pursue additional performance opportunities such as chamber music and competitions.

Private Instruction is offered on the following instruments: Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Recorder, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Percussion and all Brass instruments.  Beginning ages for each instrument varies.


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