Ethos Music Academy

Academy Class Rosters 2017-2018


The Ethos Music Academy is a beginner-level class for elementary school students, offering group lessons on string instruments.  In 2017-2018, Ethos will offer

  • Second Year Violin (for students who took Beginning Violin in 2016-2017)
    • Friday afternoons starting Friday, September 8
    • 3:40-4:30pm
    • You may enter/arrive as early as 3:00; Mrs. Foster will be there to supervise/tune instruments
    • Stewarts Creek Church of Christ
      • 4551 Poplar Wood Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167
  • Beginning Violin/Viola
    • Thursday afternoons starting September 7
    • Class 1 4:00-4:50pm
    • Class 2 5:00-5:50pm
    • Held at St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro
      • 116 N Academy St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130


  • Beginning Cello/Bass
    • Thursday afternoons beginning September 7
    • Class 1 4:00-4:50pm
    • Held at St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro
      • 116 N Academy St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130


Interest Meeting – August 29, 2017 – 6-8pm

St. Paul Episcopal Church

116 N Academy St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Interested students and their parents should attend.  At this interest meeting you will:

  • Meet the Instructors and hear them play;
  • Learn about the Ethos Academy and Ethos Youth Ensembles from the Executive Director;
  • Try out different string instruments;
  • Learn about the rental program from representatives from Music and Arts;
  • Sign the 3-month introductory lease ($42) on your instrument (parents should bring a credit card or checkbook);
  • Pay your first months’ tuition ($36) to Ethos;
  • Walk away with your new string instrument and starter kit!


Please complete the RSVP Form below so we know how many instruments to bring.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!

Student First Name:

Student Last Name:

Which instrument(s) are you interested in playing:

School you attend:

Week 4 Video Instructions

1) V for Violin

3) Mumbly Mice


2) Bunny Song

4) Down Bow/Up Bow

Week 3 Video Instructions

1) Putting together Music Stand

3) Half Notes


2) Reading A and D

Week 2 Video Instructions