Mission: Build an environment that is safe, friendly, and above all encouraging - and to discover the best in every child who walks through the door.
Group Lessons: Students are carefully matched according to age, skill level, and musical goals. Classes are sometimes regrouped to provide the best learning situation. Group size 2- 5 Students
Group Lessons Available:
As above plus Violin, Saxophone, Ukulele, and Bass Guitar.
Group Rates: Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin and Drums are $24.00 per 45 minute group lesson ($96 per month)
Private Rates: Piano, Guitar, Violin, Drums, Voice, Ukulele, Saxophone and Bass are $35 per 30 minute private lesson ($140 per month)
First Steps in Music: $15.00 per 30 minute. ($60 Per month)
Additional Fees :- Yearly $ 35 Registration Fee and $20 Book Fee, First Steps in to Music supplements fee will vary.
Voice and Performance Program
Breath control is a huge part of learning how to sing. Ear training and muscle memory connection improve any voice and learning how to achieve your own sound is paramount. Using warm ups and vocal exercises with instruction on what to do and what to avoid builds confidence. And learn how to have fun during a performance!
In addition to teaching basic vocals techniques like proper breathing and placement, students will learn skills to improve their performance and stage presence. Music selections by each student enhance the lesson experience with personal preferences used as a teaching tool. From beginner to advanced, everyone can learn something new to help build or refresh the voice and enjoy the process. Quarterly recitals allow students to continuously reach for new heights to test what they’ve learned.
Group classed are offered for beginning students from 4 to 17. Private classes are available for adults.
Anthony teaches a variety of concepts including reading, playing technique, drum set coordination, limb independence, and more and how it all applies to styles such as rock, pop, jazz, funk, Latin, and others. In Anthony’s class, students will learn that the most important part about being a good drummer is being a good listener and counter. Students will learn to train their ears by listening to, analyzing, and playing along with music.
Billy teaches concepts ranging from basic strumming patterns, finger picking, reading ,and learning to play your favorite songs to advanced concepts in fret board theory, technique, and improvisation. Styles covered are rock/pop/classical/blues/fingers/metal/punk/jazz/world
First we learn how to tune the guitar, basic chords and rhythms and how to use them to play the songs that you like ranging from easy to play themes/standard songs to current pop songs , movie and video game themes. We will also cover reading musical notation as well as tablature. Power chords, barre chords and progressions, blues patterns, lead guitar playing and the various stylistic techniques, phrasing,circle of 5this,playing by ear, alternate tunings ,slide guitar, major, minor, pentatonic and exotic scales, modes, and their use, assorted rhythms. appregios and developing good practice habits.
Private classes are customized to each individual students needs, taste, and musical goals.
Lessons for beginners we start with learning how to take care of the violin, how to tune it, and what all the parts are called. Then we go over how to hold it, proper posture (which is very important), left hand position and bow hand position. We talk about bowing and go over some basic rhythms to practice on different strings, and then start using fingers on the fingerboard to learn basic scales and simple songs. We also talk about practice and the absolute necessity of regular practice to advance with this instrument, and also how to practice most effectively. Lessons are catered to the individual needs and interests of the students, but a solid Classical foundation is a requirement. If the student already has experience playing, we focus on improving and advancing on those existing skills. I also emphasize ear training and even improvisation if the student wishes. Fiddling is encouraged!
Piano/ Keyboard Group Lessons
In our piano/keyboard class you will learn how to play many different styles of music in a stimulating and positive environment. Progress is rapid, and you will soon be playing a wide variety of music
Elements taught are:- note reading in both treble and bass clef, scales, music theory, ear training, rhythm, musical knowledge, chords.
We teach two specialized programs
Keyboard Corner (4 to 8 years old)
A popular energetic and exciting program to develop the emerging musician. Activities include singing, ear training, rhythmic development, note reading, playing the instrument and ensemble work.
Pop Keyboard/Piano (8 years old to Adult)
Students cover a six book course during their time at T.M.A. At the end of this course, they can play all styles of music to the standard of a professional musician. The music in the program has been chosen to appeal to a wide variety of tastes, and also encourage excellent technique and musicianship.
Private Lessons are available from beginners to advanced. These can be adapted to suit each individuals needs.
First Steps in Music
Musical Workout for Pre-school (3-5 years of age)
In first steps in Music class will work on Pitch exploration, learn echo songs and call and response songs, simple songs/rhymes, song tales, movement exploration, movement with the beat, movement for form and expression, beat motion activities and much more!