Half-Day Program

Half-Day Student Program

(updated 1/31/19)

Program Tuition
Apr 1 - Jan 1
A.dd Enrichment
After Jun 1*
Half Day (all instruments)
Contact Registrar

* Participation in Institute is not guaranteed after June 1 and registration is subject to availability. and does not include the option of housing or food.

The Half Day option is a great introduction to Institute for the very young student, geared for pre-twinklers and twinklers only. It is available for children who are 3-6 years old on the day that Institute begins.

Tuition Includes: class registration and student t-shirt

Additional items available for purchase include: housing and lunch, additional enrichment classes, extra t-shirts for other family members.

Online Registration is Close.

         Please contact Registrar Bronwen Godfrey 208-863-7706





Class Descriptions

MASTER CLASS provides an individual lesson with a master teacher. There are 3-4 students per class and the class time is shared. When it is not their turn, they will observe the other student lessons. Parents are expected to attend this class with their student to take notes, observe, and help their student prepare for the next day’s classes.

READING/REPERTOIRE/TECHNIQUE in this group class, your child will have an opportunity to review the music and technique they have learned. Half-day piano students will also have fun practicing beginning music theory.

ENRICHMENT - Dance. This is an opportunity to have fun and enrich the Institute experience. Children should wear comfortable shoes and clothing so they can move freely. Each student must have a parent with them at all times.


Tuesday: Orientation at 8:15am. Students have classes from 9am to 12pm.

Wed-Thursday: 9am to 12pm. We will break for lunch and recitals will be held at 4pm. If you wish to participate in one of these recitals, audition information can be found on our Honor Recital page.

Friday: Students have classes from 9am to 12pm. Final concerts will be held from 4-6pm. Final concert times and locations will be announced at instutite.

NOTE: Proper dress is required at all concerts, string students wear black pants or skirts (knee length or longer) and white tops (no sleeveless, please) with black shoes and socks.

Young children with older siblings may want to register for additional enrichment classes that are suitable for their age. Cost is an additional $50 per class and should be registered and paid for with your registration.