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Summer 2019 Group Classes


You may pay in full, or pay $30.00 to reserve a spot, with the balance invoiced in monthly installments. If you are registering a week or less before the beginning of the term, the first monthly installment must be paid in full to reserve a slot. 

It is important that we have your contact information if we must cancel a class or change the time.  There is a nominal one-time $2.00 registration fee.

Two preschoolers play piano together

Early Childhood

Babies - 5 years

Sharon Novak     

Ages: newborn – 2.5 years

Babies from birth through two years old play interactive games involving familiar songs, rhymes, and rhythms. Activities are designed to stimulate cognitive development.

Thursdays 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM


Sharon Novak     

Ages: 2.5 – 5 years

Children use familiar folk songs to learn principles of rhythm and pitch. Through singing, dancing, and the playing of rhythm instruments, children lay a foundation for further music study. Prereading skills are incorporated in drawing and coloring activities.

Thursdays 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

$84 for 8-week session, or drop-in for $9/class

Two youth students perform outdoors on guitar and keyboard


Ages 6 and up

Jenny Huang-Dale  

Ages 5-9

An introduction to string playing for beginning students. Fee includes instrument rental. Instrument may be taken home to practice between classes.  

Thursday, 3-4 PM

Four sessions: June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25 


Sharon Novak     

Ages: 6-9 years

Children will learn the basics of playing guitar, including correct left and right hand positions. Basic music and chord reading is also included. No prior musical experience necessary. 

Thursday, 2-2:45 PM

4 sessions: June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25


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Three women play violin together


and older teens

Mary Bastoni

Mary introduces exercises designed to promote good vocal technique without intimidating singers. She chooses repertoire for singers, and sometimes singers bring their own songs to polish. Accompanist provided. 

Monday, 7-8:30, at 12 Fair St, Fryeburg

$12 drop-in fee, or $88 for 8 weekly classes

Chris Nourse, Julia Howell

A week-long experience in playing classical music as a group. All orchestral instruments welcome. 

Monday thru Friday, 10 AM to 3 PM; August 5 – 9 


Chad Cummings

This group playing experience will teach players to improvise over blues forms while playing through many of the most enduring old blues standards. Instruction will include music theory, ear training, and some music notation. Attendees should have basic playing skills on their instruments, and players of all types of instruments are welcome.

Tuesday, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Mike Sakash

In Mountain Top’s popular summer jazz lecture series, Mike Sakash will explore the eventful year 1959, when some of the greatest jazz recordings were released. Location available soon!

$80 for all 8 weeks, or drop-in for $12/session


The green “CONCERT SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS” button on this page will take you to a schedule of concerts. There is no need to sign in to view the schedule, but when you click “Add to Cart” to reserve seats, you will be asked to sign in with a user ID and password. If you have bought a concert ticket in the last several years, that info was emailed to you on or around April 26, 2018. If you have misplaced your info, click on “Forgot” and enter the primary email for your household (the one that receives concert directions and/or invoices from Mt Top). That address will then receive an email with your credentials (you may have to check your spam).  You can also call our office between 10 and 5  Monday through Thursday and we will give you your information. If you are a new user (never registered for a lesson, purchased a concert ticket, or recently donated to Mountain Top), you must create an account in order to purchase a concert ticket. You will receive email confirmation of your payment.

A few hints:

  • The Firefox browser is not supported, and the system is not optimized for mobile devices, although it may work OK on tablets.
  • To see concerts in chronological order, select Sort By Start Date in the upper-right corner of the listing screen.
  • Ignore any references to selecting a “pay plan.”

IMPORTANT: When making a credit card payment, please the note the check box below. If left unchecked, your credit card will be securely saved in our system, and will replace any card we currently have on file.


Please indicate any seating or other special requests in the “optional comments” section of the payment form. If you would like to be seated with other guests, please provide their names and we will do our best to seat you together.