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Carry a Tune Back to Dear Ol' Drake: Drake University Community School of Music Begins Fall Sessions Aug. 28

August 15, 2006

CONTACT: Christine Schneider, 515-271-4011,

The Drake University Community School of Music is set to begin its 16-week fall session on Aug. 28. DUCSOM offers individual instruction for children and adults at all levels in piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, organ and music theory. Voice instruction is also available for those 15 and older.

The fall session of the DUCSOM Young Violinist program also begins Aug. 28. The program is designed for children ages 3 to 8. Students receive both individual and class instruction weekly. Activities include learning Suzuki pieces and children’s songs in Suzuki style, note reading – separate from playing the violin – counting rhythms, beginning theory, practice performing and playing music as a group.

Tuition for the fall semester is $352 plus a $25 new student enrollment fee. A limited number of scholarships are available.

For more information, call 515-271-4011 or visit