Instrumental Music

Instrumental Music at Avon Old Farms School


Students involved in band or orchestra during their middle and high school years demonstrated significantly higher levels of math proficiency by grade 12. U.S. Department of Education

Young men can tap into the music within under the guidance of our skilled and intuitive faculty.

Instrumental music at Avon is divided into three performance ensembles: the Avon Big Band, The New Avon Sound, and the Chamber Orchestra. Students participate fully in regional and All-State honors programs of the Connecticut Music Educators Association, and National Association for Music Educators honors ensembles.





Private Lessons

Students can study one-on-one with faculty in weekly lessons for an additional fee. Study is available in voice, guitar, piano, percussion, string, brass, and woodwind instruments.

Instrumental Music Programs

Why I Play...

"I play cello every day solely to express the exquisiteness of humanity. I feel a deep, universal connection when I play music in front of an audience."

John Park '16

Additional Music Courses