FREE Ensembles 


Choose from a variety of FREE ensembles - available to musicians AGE 10 & up. All levels of experience are welcome. Open enrollment has started for classes 1/12/2021 - 2/11/2021

During the months of ensembles, participants will learn ensemble repertoire, music production, and how to make various collaborative recording projects.

  • FREE ‘Soundtrap’ - web-based music production software

  • Online Video Lessons from SoundTrap Department of Sound 

  • Create and record music with others

  • Participate from home or at school

  • Ages 10 and up

  • Choose from a variety of musical styles

  • Develop your skills in singing, rapping, instrumental technique, and producing

  • Learn a variety of musical styles

  • Gain insight into music business and production 

  • Learn how to create online music projects on your own and with others

  • Learn how to take your musical skills into the professional world

  • Borrow free instruments courtesy of Musicalandria 

  • Most of’s FUN!!!


*New students need to play in school/church/private instruction.

BTU Arts has private lesson scholarships available! Contact Us HERE

Schedule & Descriptions 


West African Drums* 

Description: Participants will learn the traditions, cultural relevance, and how to play drums of West Africa. Including Djembes, Dun-duns, and bells. 

Tuesdays/Thursdays 2:30pm - 3:30pm 

Instructor(s): Dominic Garcia


Vocal Ensemble*

Description: Participants will learn how to explore singing techniques, improve sight-reading skills, and perform music in a variety of styles.

Tuesdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm



New Orleans Brass Band


Thursdays  4:00pm - 5:00pm

Instructor(s): Josh Sirotiak, Miguel Recendez, Myles Taylor


Hip Hop Ensemble*

Description: Participants will learn different approaches for composing Hip Hop, how to make beats, rhyming techniques, and recording with other musicians. MC's and Lyricist will receive coaching and recording opportunities. 

Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Instructor(s): Romeo Morales


Sticks & Buckets*


Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Instructor(s): Brian Jackson, Jr.

Rock Band

Description: Choose from guitar, keyboard, bass, drums, and vocals. Participants will learn a variety of songs and study different compositional techniques, improve sight-reading, and record music with fellow Participants.

Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Instructor(s): Sam Phelps, Clark Goodloe

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