Breaking Grounds In Music

1325 East Davis Street, Arlington Heights

Five Music Lesson at Breaking Grounds In Music (Up to 60% Off)

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Lessons are tailored to meet the needs of each student, whether they’re interested in a new hobby or hoping to join a new jazz combo band

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April 22, 2022
Lukas is a very good teacher
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March 1, 2022
Great experience. Paul gives great piano lessons and my son is always excited to come to practice.
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February 4, 2022
Wonderful teacher
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January 9, 2022
Completely satisfied with our experience! We'll be continuing lessons indefinitely!
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November 22, 2021
Very nice people to work with
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October 19, 2021
What an amazing experience! Highly recommend to all!!! Great teachers - so happy with experience and my kid just loves it!!!
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June 14, 2021
My son is having a wonderful experience!
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March 14, 2020
The coach is really nice. My kids wanted to go to the center again.
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About This Deal

We are now doing in-person and online lessons. 

​Per the CDC guidelines, non-vaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask. If client is vaccinated, face masks are no longer a requirement. If vaccinated and prefer to wear a mask, it is completely their prerogative. The instructors will be respectful, so if clients would like them to wear a mask during the lesson, they will be glad to do so. In case of the requirement of a mask, please inform them as they carry a supply.

At Breaking Grounds in Music, they will continue to regularly disinfect all main exposed areas, and maintain a clean environment. They will adhere to all CDC guidelines. Most of all, they want their students, families, and teachers to feel and be safe!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact at (847) 749-0137.

The offer is for five private music lessons or online lessons with one professional instructor. The deal is valid for one of the following options:

  • Five 30-minute guitar lessons (electric, rhythmic, acoustic, ukulele, or bass)
  • Five 30-minute drum lessons
  • Five 30-minute piano lessons
  • Five 30-minute voice lessons
  • Five 30-minute violin lessons
  • Five 30-minute French Horn, clarinet, trumpet, or trombone lessons

Instruments available :
Electric, Rhythmic, Acoustic, Ukulele, Banjo, Bass, Drums, Piano, Voice, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, and French Horn

Looking for serious students who are interested in learning a music instrument, and have the intention of continuing with regular lessons if the 5 Groupon lessons go well. 

Amplification: Turn Up the Music

Without amplification, a Stratocaster is just a quiet guitar with a tail. Read on to learn what puts the power into an amplifier.

When you pluck a guitar string, you produce a sound wave. Especially if that guitar is electric, that sound wave isn’t very loud, which is to say that its amplitude is small—if you charted it on paper, its peaks wouldn’t be high enough to challenge an adventurous stick figure. To make them larger, the amplifier must turn the sound wave into an electrical signal powerful enough to move the amp speaker’s cones and produce a new, louder sound wave.

An amplifier gets power from a wall outlet (or, if it’s a tiny practice amp, a battery), which it stores in capacitors and transformers inside its power supply; you might think of them as a city’s water tanks. When you play a note on the guitar, it kicks off a circuit that tells the transformers exactly how to release that stored power—sort of like turning on a faucet, but with all the pitches of the sonic spectrum in place of hot and cold.

Going with the Flow

Seen this way, it’s not surprising that an analog amplifier is sometimes called a “valve” amp. The analog part means that the waveform created by the transistors is just a blown-up version of the incoming sound wave; in other words, it’s analogous. This mirroring happens via the valves, glass tubes that are vacuum-sealed so electrons can flow unimpeded through space from a heated metal element toward a highly positively-charged plate. This flow creates a powerful current that can be modulated by the input signal and by the amp’s settings.

Tube amps are still preferred by many guitarists today for their distinctly warmer sound and their more-harmonious distortion. The circuitry of digital amps—which tend to be lighter, cheaper, and more power-efficient—translates the initial sound wave into a discrete series of on/off pulses, which are then converted back into a sound wave after being amplified. At most volumes, a digital amp produces a clear, neutral sound. But when pushed to their limits, digital amps will end up clipping part of the sound waves, creating harsher bursts of noise that may summon mean bats.

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About Breaking Grounds In Music

Music and music lessons do more than keep toes tapping and songs playing—this artistic discipline helps musicians young and old sharpen their cognitive skills. The benefits of studying music don't stop once the sheet music is put away, too. Studies have shown that working with music can lead to stronger reading comprehension, math skills, and better academic precision. That's why the professional instructors at Breaking Grounds In Music work with each student to unlock their fullest potential in both practice and theory. During lessons with the guitar, piano, or violin, instructors create fun yet challenging activities designed for the individual. Instructor and student work together to reach set goals, energizing budding musicians with a new sense of self-confidence and love for music.

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