The Music Education Project

Pacific University's Music Education Project provides after-school music programs that offer high-quality, yet affordable, instruction to students ages 5 to 18.

Programs include string instruments (violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar), winds instruments (flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons), brass instruments (trumpets, French Horn, trombone, and tuba), and percussion instruments (drums, timpani, and all other percussion instruments).

Students receive instruction in small and large ensembles as well as in private lessons. The Music Education Project also offers instruction in music theory and solfegio, music appreciation, and chamber ensembles. Teachers in the program are trained music education undergraduate students who work under the close supervision of highly-qualified and experienced music faculty.

String Project

Since 2012, the nationally-recognized String Project has provided elementary, middle and high-school students as well as adults with high quality and affordable instruction on string instruments, including the violin, viola, cello, double bass, and guitar. Program offers group and orchestra classes as well as private lessons. Students are taught by highly qualified and experienced university faculty and undergraduate students, teachers-in-preparation, who work under the close supervision of faculty.  

2020 Spring String Project Registration 

Band Project

The Band Project provides high quality and affordable music instruction for beginning and intermediate woodwind, brass, and percussion players, including flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium/baritone horn, and percussions. Program offers small and large ensembles as well as private lessons. Students are taught by highly qualified and experienced university faculty and undergraduate students, teachers-in-preparation, who work under the close supervision of faculty.  

2020 Spring Band Project Registration

Choir Project

The Choir Project provides high quality and affordable music instruction for beginning and intermediate vocalists, including students as young as kindergarteners. Program offers choirs of various levels as well as private lessons. Students are taught by highly qualified and experienced university faculty and undergraduate students, teachers-in-preparation, who work under the close supervision of faculty.  

2020 Spring Choir Project Registration

Contact Us

Dr. Dijana Ihas, PhD | Program Director/Master Teacher
dihas@pacificu.edu | 514-513-7804