After School & Early Morning Care

Supplemental Music Programs

Bank Street’s Supplemental Music Program offers students an opportunity to engage in a creative pursuit while building skills and performing at several events throughout the year. Our program includes school ensembles and private lessons, which students participate in for the full school year. Registration is available below through Campium.

School Ensembles

School ensembles include Rock Band, String Ensemble, and Wind Ensemble. School ensembles are an extension of the School for Children music program and are available at no additional cost to families. Participation in ensembles requires proficiency in an instrument, such as guitar, drums, or cello. As of now, we are not planning any in-person ensemble performances for our community, but we will provide a number of opportunities for students to share their work. Ensembles require a minimum of five students enrolled in order to run.


  • Lower School

    String Ensemble

    • 6/7s-9/10s (Virtual): Thursday, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
  • Middle School

    String Ensemble

    • 6/7s-9/10s (Virtual): Thursday, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
  • Upper School

    Rock Band

    • 10/11s Rock Band (Virtual): Wednesdays, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM with Dan Block
    • 11/12s Rock Band (Virtual): Mondays, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM with Jeff Koch
    • 12/13s Rock Band (In-person):
      • Mondays, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM with Dan Block
      • Mondays, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM with Dan Block
    • 13/14s Rock Band (In-person): Wednesdays, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM with Jeff Koch 

    String Ensemble

    • 10/11s-13/14s (Virtual): Monday, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM with Claire Smith

    Wind Ensemble 

    • 11/12-13/14s (Virtual): Thursday, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM with Marc Phaneuf

Private Lessons

Private lessons are offered for a wide variety of instruments. Students who play the violin or cello may learn together in a Level I class, depending on enrollment. Families pay a tuition fee for 30 half-hour lessons over the course of the school year. Families who are receiving Financial Aid at the School for Children in 2021-22 are eligible for an award for music lessons and do not need to apply for Financial Aid separately. Please email for financial aid details, including award amounts and how to apply them during registration.


  • Private Group Lessons

    $1,800 for thirty sessions (45 minutes/session)
    Private group lessons require a minimum of 4 students to run.

    Cello 1

    • 8/9s and up (Virtual): Day/Time TBD with Suzanne Hughes

    Violin 1

    • 8/9s and up (Virtual): Day/Time TBD with Claire Smith
  • Private Individual Lessons

    $1,800 for thirty sessions (30 minutes/session)
    Instructors will coordinate lesson times directly with families.


    • 8/9s and up (Virtual) with Suzanne Hughes


    • 7/8s and up with Dan Block

    Flute, Clarinet, Saxophonewith Marc Phaneuf


    • 6/7s-9/10s (Virtual) with Henry Chapin
    • 10/11s-13/14s (Virtual or In-person*) with Eli Friedmann


    • 6/7s and up (Virtual or In-person*) with Eiichi Shimada


    • 8/9s and up (Virtual) with Claire Smith


    • 8/9s and up (Virtual) with Michael Lapinsky

    *In-person lessons are dependent on a number of factors and may not be available in all cases. Please reach out to if you are interested in an in-person, private lesson.