About Jazz at The Mill

Mission Statement  


                              "CHANGING LIVES THROUGH MUSIC!"

Wilson County Children’s Music Association is in the State of Tennessee a not-for-profit organization. The purposes of WCCMA are: to stimulate, promote, teach and develop interest in music; to educate the general public in the styles of music and the role music study plays in developing cognitive skills; to create opportunities for all who are interested in music to participate in its activities; to advance the general level of culture in the field of musical arts by the establishment and maintenance of a scholarship fund for the promotion of private lessons for children up to 18 years of age studying any orchestral instrument with teachers who have established credentials; and to bring jazz and instrumental music to areas and centers not adequately served at the present time.


Jazz at The Mill is the signature fundraising event for WCCMA. It is an opportunity to experience wonderful music, professional performers, and enjoy the company of other aficionados of music.

About Workshops

WCCMA, Wilson County Children's Music Association announces its Fall Semester offerings beginning Saturday, September 6, 2014.  

Music Together:  Two preschool (2-5 year olds) 10 week sessions will be held at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM in the Suiets at The Mill at Lebanon beginning September 12th.  For an application or more information, call 615 443-6901.  Classes are tuition free for qualifying families.  WCCMA believes music has the capacity to change lives.  These classes will be taught by Carrie Friddell with Music Together:  www.musictogether.com. Ms. Friddell is an experienced and certified Music Together teacher.  Music Together classes are based on the recogniton that all children are musical.  All children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning.

Wilson County Children's Choir is open to any child ages 7-14 through auditions held Saturday, September 6th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at The Mill at Lebanon.  Students will be asked to perform simple singing tasks and have a desire to learn.  Rehearsals will be 5:00 to 6:00 pm at The Mill at Lebanon beginning September 9th running through December 9th, 2014. The Wilson County Children's Choir will be conducted by Tonya Sacci.  The choir will perform at several community events. 

Music lessons will be made available as instruments and teachers become available. 

The plan is that WCCMA will host various workshops throughout the year for students, educators, and the community. They may range from Master Classes by established musicians, opportunity for children who have never touched an instrument,to how can I help my music student more effectively practice. As we have scheduled events, we will post them here and send email announcements.

About Scholarships

Scholarships for music students to study privately with a teacher having established credentials will be made available. An application is being devised and an administrative group formed. That information will be available soon and will be posted on this website.

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