Private lessons in violin are available by audition. Violin 100J consists of one half-hour lesson per week and receives one credit ($175). Violin 110J is a one-hour lesson per week for two credits ($250). Violin 550J and Violin 510J are graduate course numbers that parallel the undergraduate numbers. Lessons are typically taught by graduate teaching assistants unless there is space available in a faculty studio.
Auditions occur during the first two days of each fall and spring semester in 7 Music Building II. An audition sign-up sheet will be posted two weeks prior. The audition is 5-10 minutes long and there are no specific repertoire requirements. Accepted students will be contacted by email two days after the conclusion of the audition process.
Priority for lessons is given to non-major students who are members of a Penn State ensemble.