Learning music is not only technical, it also involves emotion, which can only be fully realized when the student is provided an environment which encourages creativity and the freedom to express oneself in a non-threatening format. At Montgomery School of Music, we make the learning experience challenging and inspiring, which helps to provide the student with a desire to stick with the instrument. The “homework” assignments only further promote this behavior, as short term rewards are realized when the student accomplishes something new each week.
Private Voice Lessons
The goal of voice lessons at MSoM is to help beginning and seasoned singers find their natural sound and apply it to their style of singing. Vocal exercises are explored in each session to strengthen the coordination needed for healthy singing, expand one's range for greater confidence with higher notes, and enhance stylistic expressions. Clients are provided a recording of each lesson so that during the time between appointments they can rehearse assigned exercises and songs. As pieces are learned, performances is critiqued via audio and video recordings.
Private Piano Lessons
Our facility is equipped with Steinway-designed pianos, digital pianos, iPads and computers. Students are introduced to fundamental concepts of rhythm, notation, technique, and ear training. Whether you desire to play classical, jazz, country, or gospel, the concepts one will learn here will help prepare any budding pianist to excel at sight reading, professional performance and lead-sheet improvisation. The learning experience is enhanced with the integration of computer software and HD videos for post-lesson review.
Private Guitar Lessons
Our instructors are passionate about helping children and adults establish a musical foundation that will help last them a lifetime. Students can choose their preferred instrument of classical, traditional acoustic, or electric guitar. Rhythm, notation, strumming patterns, correct hand positions, ear-training, tabs -- these concepts, and more, are thoroughly covered during these private sessions.
Private Drum Lessons
Our drum studio is equipped with brand new, high-quality drum sets, recording and audio equipment for track accompaniment and playback analysis, and iPad apps to enhance each session. Students can expect systematic training on the foundations of rhythm, understanding of percussion notations, and application of rhythmic patterns with various genres.
MSoM offers private lessons in violin, viola and cello. Our string instructors come with years of experience in private lessons, chamber and orchestral leadership, and exposure to many teaching approaches, including traditional and Suzuki methods. Students can expect thorough training in proper technique, music theory and systematic repertoire exposure. Beginners, transfer students and adult students are welcome here!