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The Music Connection

 
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our program

 

The Music Connection is family owned and operated and is dedicated to teaching students the foundation of music that will last a lifetime. Our philosophy is that music should be fun so our program is tailored to teach each age group through an environment that is easy and fun to learn in. Our classes are semi-private meaning that the student gets one on one instruction with the teacher and will be introduced to theory in a group aspect. This creates an independence in each student to learn for themselves instead of using their teacher as a crutch. We believe that music should be a joy to learn instead of a chore that is dreaded. Let us help you discover the joy of music.


 

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Classes

Piano

Our piano classes teach everything from how to read music to making chords and playing by ear. Whether your'e a beginner in piano or have been playing for years, this class is for you. Students will be taught on-on-one by a teacher and will come together as a group for the theory portion of the class. Our piano classes are 50 minutes long once a week for ages 5-18. The lesson consists of 30 minutes one-on-one instrument instruction and 20 minutes theory time.

Pre-School Piano

Our Pre-School piano classes teach the basics of piano to 3 & 4 year olds. This class is a blast. These are not your typical lessons. It is a pre-school class that teaches piano. The curriculum that we use is called Kinderbach and it is written with a pre-schoolers short attention span in mind. Students of this class will learn the concepts of high/low, forte-loud, piano-quiet, finger numbers, music patterns, and key names. The concepts learned in this class will build a strong foundation for our school age piano classes

Guitar

Our guitar classes teach the basics of guitar through songs ranging from modern music to 80's rock to classic blues. Students will learn Strumming techniques, finger picking, soloing, and how to play with others as a group. No need to bring your own guitar! We have guitars in house for students to use as well as amps for a unique learning experience. Our guitar classes are 50 minutes long once a week for ages 8-11 and 12+. The lesson consists of 30 minutes instrument instruction and 20 minutes theory time.

Voice

Our voices classes will teach students to sing together with others as well as singing solo. Throughout the class students will sing duets, group songs, solo, and backup vocals. Students will learn to harmonize with each other while learning songs from different eras of music. Our voice classes are 50 minutes long once a week for ages 6-9 and 9+. The lesson consists of 30 minutes of instruction time and 20 minutes theory and learning to sing with each other.

Drum

Our drum class will teach how to read drum music as well as drumming through drum tabs to well-known music. Students will be taught drum theory, rhythm, coordination, sticking, and how to keep a steady beat. This class will set students up to play in a band setting.  Our Drum classes are 50 minutes long once a week for ages 7-9 and 10+. The lesson will consist of 30 minutes of instrument instruction and 20 minutes theory and sticking activities.

Violin

Our violin classes teach students the techniques of playing, how to sight read, and how to play with others. Students will move at their own pace through the book to ensure that each student grasps every concept. our violin classes are 50 minutes long once a week for ages 8-10 and 11+. The lesson will consist of 30 minutes of instrument instruction and 20 minutes of theory. 

Combo Class

Our combo class teaches how to sing and play together. Throughout the course of this class the student will learn how to play and sing by themselves as well as how to play with others. This class focuses on chords and playing by ear and will only touch on sight reading. Playing by ear with chords is what musicians generally use when playing together. So this class will set up the student to be able to fit into any type of musical setting. Our combo classes are 1 hour long once a week for ages 8-10 and 11+. The lessons at first will consist of 30 minutes instrument instruction and 30 minutes of voice instruction and eventually the student will learn to play and sing together and to play along with others.

Band class

Our band class focuses on learning to play together as a band. throughout the course of the class the student will master their instrument and move on to master the rest of the instruments in the band. The outcome of this class will be a well seasoned musician able to fill in and play any instrument in a band. The main instruments that will be in the band are: Drums, Piano/Keys, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass, and Voice. Our band classes are 1 hour long once a week for ages 8-11 and 12+. 

Coming Soon

Adult Sessions

Pattern Piano, Beginner Jazz, Blues

Class Add-ons

Have a certain song you want to learn? Join one of our add on classes and we will help you learn it.

Mommy & Me Sessions

Want your little one to get the basics of music at the youngest age possible? Sign up for one of our Mommy & Me Sessions Coming soon!

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Summer Camps