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Music College Prep Program

This Summer, GIVE US four weeks and we’ll TAKE YOU to the next level
We give you everything you need to prepare for College Music Programs and Conservatories.

DATES: JULY 18 – AUGUST 12, 2022
Programs can be customized upon request

At Lagond’s convenient location in Elmsford, NY, learn in an intimate setting from our highly-trained faculty members and guest instructors. Can’t get here? Lagond Connect allows you to learn online from wherever you are. Either way, we tailor an integrated team of music professionals to meet each of your specific goals. Our instructors are from some of the country’s finest college music departments, while others are part of New York’s vibrant professional music scene. They know what it takes to prepare you for the college application and audition process. Learn theory along with the nuts and bolts of your instrument with one-on-one sessions. Perform solo or in a band, either in person or on-line. Through Lagond Connect, you get to play in virtual bands that allow you to collaborate with other students who could be located anywhere in the country. Learn the business-side by being part of a music industry team responsible for producing, engineering, and marketing an artist.

Performance  Instrument/Vocal Technique
Production     Improvisation/Soloing
Composition & Arranging   Interview/Auditions
Music Business & EntrepreneurshipPerformance
Theory/Ear Training/Sight Reading

This summer strengthen your college application with online music classes that will thoroughly prepare you for prescreening submissions and college auditions. We offer a range of classes in songwriting, performance, music business, production, composition, arranging, film scoring, and private lessons. We teach and encourage all music styles ranging from Rock, Blues, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Latin, and more.

About ready to apply to a college or a conservatory? We’ll get you ready for applications, auditions and interviews. Plus, we can help with the creation of audio and video demos that are required for admissions, scholarship applications and competitions. Priced separately, our music production facilities and faculty are also available to help you create CDs and videos. 


Enrollment opens February 1, 2022 and runs through June 15, 2022.
Registration Application will be emailed once you apply. 

  • Performance majors must send a sample video of themselves for placement purposes, specifically demonstrating their instrument skills.  
  • One or two pieces totaling up to 7 minutes in length, demonstrating their favorite style of music. 
  • If two pieces are presented, they should be in contrasting styles. 
  • Improvisation is optional but encouraged.
  • Songwriting majors should send a sample video of one cover and one original song. Include a lyric sheet and chart of original song if available.
  • Composition majors should submit two samples of their work. Include score if available.
  • Music production majors must submit two audio samples. Include supplemental audio of you, explaining the production process. 

Video submissions can include solo performances, performances with backing tracks, or a backing band. Recordings can be made with a phone or other recording device available to you. Highly produced videos are not required. 

Video or audio files should be labeled with your name, instrument, prospective major, grade level and requested program. They should be sent as a downloadable link to info@lagondmusic.org

PRICING: (4-week program – M-F / 10:00 – 5:30 PM)

Refundable Registration Fee (new students only) – $80.00
Materials Fee – $100.00
Music College Prep Program Grades 9 – 11 – $5,000.00
Music College Prep Program Grade 12 (includes three senior electives) – $5,500.00

Tuition assistance is available upon request. 

A Proven Track Record Since 2002
Lagond students regularly gain acceptance to prestigious music colleges such as Berklee College of Music, University of Southern California, Oberlin, Manhattan School of Music and Ivy League schools. In addition, many of them have been awarded substantial scholarships for their musical accomplishments, sometimes even full rides. In addition, many of our students have won national and international competitions in their musical disciplines.  

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9 Haven Street
Elmsford, New York 10523
Phone: (914) 345-0512
Fax: (914) 909-4610
Email: info@lagondmusic.org

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