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Violin Kids is a beginning music program for kids ages 5-9 (exceptions can be made for 10-11 y/o). The program is designed for beginning students who want to learn to play the violin. Students will receive high quality instruction from the Young Artists Orchestra’s renowned music staff, and work in a weekly group environment. Our highly experienced teachers work to help students develop a joy and love of music through string education and performance. This program is a wonderful opportunity for children interested in music to begin playing a string instrument in a supportive music environment. Parents are encouraged to participate in the classes and encourage the students in daily practice. Based on the financial commitment and the need for program consistency, it is important for all students to commit to an entire school year of classes.

All students in the Las Vegas area are encouraged to register. Program space is limited to 30 participants, and space will be filled at a first-come-first-serve basis. Students who miss the cut off will be placed on a wait list. Students may enroll in a class with complete beginners or students with 1 year or less experience.



Registration  Deadline: Rolling (applications accepted until all spots are filled)
Program Start Date: September 4, 2024
Violin Kids 1: Wednesday’s, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginning Class)
Violin Kids 2: Wednesday’s, 5:00- 6:00 PM (1+ years of experience)
Location: The Young Artists Orchestra Rehearsal Space – 3661 S Maryland Parkway

Performances: December 2024 / April and/or May 2025 (Dates TBA)

Classes scheduled are subject to change based on enrollment


The tuition for the Violin Kids program is $60/month (avg. 4 classes/month). Parents can pay in full, by semester, or sign-up for monthly installments via auto or post-dated checks. Please send us an email if you have any payment processing questions. Tuition payments are non-refundable.

A limited number of tuition scholarships are available to students who demonstrate significant financial need. Please request scholarship/financial-aid during your registration process. Please note that scholarships are for students who successfully fulfill the required program attendance from September-May.

Due to the financial commitment and the need for program consistency, students should commit to an entire school year of classes. Withdrawal requests must be made in writing via email or mail. There is a $75 early withdrawal fee for participants. Scholarship students who withdraw early must repay their scholarships in lieu of the early withdrawal fee.


The YAO does not provide instrument rentals or sales. Nevertheless, we have great partnerships in place with local music stores who provide our students with incredible sales and rentals for as little as $15/month (includes insurance). Most importantly, our partners will help measure each student so they find an instrument that fits their needs. We highly advise against buying instruments online as instruments may be too big or small for the student.

Please visit our Music Store partners to inquire about options.

If you have any questions about instrument rentals, purchases, and sizing, then please send us an email at yaorchestra@gmail.com


Please CLICK HERE to register for the Violin Kids Program

Registration begins in July of each year. There is a $20 application fee. Late registrations will be accepted until classes are full. Registration fees are non-refundable unless classes are full.

If you require more information, then please contact:

Melissa Rios | Executive Assistant

*please leave a detailed message if we are unable to take your call

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