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Music School

The Music School offers children (ages 9+) and adults with special needs the opportunity to enjoy private music classes with a professionally trained and experienced music teacher. Lessons can be given on a variety of instruments and are currently being given on the keyboard, drums, clarinet and baritone horn. The Music School is entering its second year and has been expanded to offer more students the opportunity to enjoy private music lessons at a subsidized rate.
Classes are 30 minutes long, and take place on Monday & Wednesday afternoons between 4 PM and 7:30 PM. Demand is high, and space is limited, so sign up soon to secure your spot!

Fee: Classes are subsidized, and are offered to our students at the reduced rate of $15 per session.


Returning Students: Please complete online registration
New Students: Please complete online registration AND application form.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Naomi Lewis, LMSW at 516 569 6733 Ext. 215 or

This program is made possible through the generous support of UJA Federation.


Camp for Children with Special Needs
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Camp Friendship provides quality care and fun utilizing the resources of the William L. Buck School and North Woodmere Park, weather permitting.

The JCC provides a safe environment for our sports, swimming, arts, drama and music curriculum. Your child will be able to participate in summer events and enjoy group activities with peers.

This is a 4 week program from 11:00am-3:00pm daily. Lunch is included.

For additional information, please call 516-569-6733.

Camp Friendship is funded by the JE and ZB Butler Foundation.


Inclusive weekend respite program for children with special needs and their siblings
The Gural JCC’s new community-based, inclusive respite program will provide on-going, monthly support to children, parents and caregivers. For 2.5 hours, one Sunday a month, this weekend respite program will create an all-inclusive, nurturing, and fun camp-like atmosphere for community youth, specifically tailored to support the unique needs of all children, with or without a disability. This program will offer children the opportunity to take part in social, recreational, and learning based activities such as music, dancing, and exercise classes, expressive art therapy workshops and sensory friendly activities, sibling support groups, homework help and more!

Upcoming dates: November 12, December 10, January 14
4:00 – 6:30pm
207 Grove Ave Cedarhurst, NY 11516

Fee: $5.00 per child
Dinner will be served 

For more information, please contact Naomi Lewis at 516-569-6733 ext. 215 or at 

This program is made possible through the Breaking Barriers Grant Initiative, sponsored by the Jewish Funders Network