Preparatory Music Program

Shenandoah Valley Preparatory Music became a program of EMU’s department of music in 1988 and is dedicated to providing the highest quality music education to all students in the central Shenandoah Valley regardless of age, race, ability, financial circumstances, or ethnic origin through private and/or group instruction in a variety of musical areas as well as through performance settings. Under the direction of administrative director Sharon M.D. Miller, musical instruction is given to over 400 students in the following areas:

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Registration Information

Summer 2017 Registration is now open – new students will be accepted on a space-available basis. Please the Prep Music Office if you wish to inquire about lessons.

The 2016-17 PDF Brochure, which contains important program and pricing information, can be found HERE.

Summer 2017 Shenandoah Valley Strings Camp Registration is now open! Please submit this form to the Prep Music Office by June 5, 2017 if you wish to participate!

Our students and performances

Believing music can enrich everyone’s life and is to be shared, performances are arranged in formal and informal settings on EMU’s campus and throughout the community to provide quality music education to the residents of the greater central Shenandoah Valley area. Participants come from as far north and east as Woodstock and Luray and from as far south as Waynesboro and Lexington. Students also travel from West Virginia.

Upcoming Events

2016-17 Preparatory Music Calendar

Contact us

Phone 540-432-4277 or