Preparatory and Community Music Division

After several months of inactivity, the Music Department’s Preparatory Program is open again, effective Fall 2021!

Are you looking for a music teacher? The Hood Music Department offers private lessons to members of the Frederick community and the surrounding area. We currently offer instruction in all brass instruments; oboe, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone; guitar; violin, viola, cello, and double bass; piano, organ, and harpsichord; voice; conducting and composition. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Lessons take place in Brodbeck Music Hall.

For more information, please contact Noel Verzosa, Chair of the Music Department, at or 301-696-3430.

Registration and Payment

After you have contacted the Prep Program and have been assigned a teacher, you may register and make payments here.