Please select the following links for registration and payment. Please note that registration is not complete until registration is completed and payment is received. Mid year registration is only for students with experience on a string instrument. Beginning classes will be offered in the fall.
Elementary School, grades 3-5
Two 15-week sessions (Sept.- Jan., Feb. - June) are available after school at the Bristol/Warren elementary schools. Students may choose violin, viola, or cello in the 3rd grade and bass in the 4th grade. Each student will participate in two 50 - minute group lessons per week (except school closings, holidays, vacation, and snow days). A concert is held at the end of each session. Beginners are only accepted in the fall.
Cost is $210 per session, and instruments are available for a $40 fee. There is a sibling discount of $50 for 2nd and 3rd child per family. Students who participate in the free/reduced lunch program are eligible for free instruction with a $25 instrument fee (approved documentation required). Financial aid information is also available upon request.
Child Opportunity Zone (COZ)
This year CSP will again offer complimentary child supervision through the COZ program at Colt Andrews and Rockwell School during the gap time between the end of school and the beginning of CSP Classes. Classes at Guiteras and Hugh Cole begin immediately after school. Supervision will not be offered after CSP instruction at all schools unless you are registered with the COZ program at that school.
Tuesday and Thursday from 3:25 - 4:15pm
Tuesday and THursday from 4:40 - 5:30pm
Wednesday and Friday from 2:55 - 3:45pm
Wednesday and Friday from 4:20 - 5:10pm
Home schooled, out of district and private and parochial students are also welcomed and may select the
above school most convenient to their schedule for CSP instruction.
CSP Youth Orchestra - Youth grades 6-12 - previous experience required
TBD - Director
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-6:50 pm at the First Congregational Church at 300 High Street in Bristol.
Students meet twice per week to participate in a lesson/ensemble format to learn theory and develop ensemble skills in the development of a youth orchestra program. Students will additionally receive private instruction every other week (lessons to be scheduled with instructor). In addition to violin, viola, or cello, students have the option to learn the double bass. Students must have some playing experience, and a short audition is required. Two 15-week sessions are available, and a concert is held at the end of each session.
Cost is $210 per session, and instruments are available for a $40 fee. Students who participate in the free/reduced lunch program are eligible for free instruction with a $25 instrument maintenance fee. Lessons are held in accessible facilities.
Youth students also have the option of enrolling in our Adult Ensembles
Beginner Adult - Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:40pm
Intermediate Adult - Thursday evenings, 6:00 - 7:40pm
Advanced String Ensemble - Monday evenings, 6:00-7:40pm