Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School, 18 Central Street, Rockport, will offer group classes and ensemble programs beginning in mid-September. Most programs will be held weekly and vary from six to 12 weeks in length. Group classes are free to students enrolled in private lessons at the school; costs vary for those not studying privately, and scholarship assistance is available to those who qualify.

Ensemble programs will include Odeon Strings, which includes specialized string ensembles for youth and adults; Bay Chamber Jazz Ensemble; chamber music coaching; and a monthly guitar workshop.

To register for classes or lessons, email registrar Joan Kulle at or call 236-2823. For more information, visit