A Chat with Fiori's Piano Studio
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
I provide well-rounded instruction so that from day one my students build a strong foundation in music theory, sight reading, ear training, technique, rhythm, expression, performance, practice, and music appreciation.
Do you provide any materials? What should your students expect to bring?
For the first four lessons, I provide all lesson materials including sheet music, flash cards, staff paper, etc. All you need is a piano!
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I believe that learning to play an instrument has a multitude of benefits for the growing mind beyond just playing the instrument, including developing problem-solving skills, attention to detail, fine-motor skills, hand-eye coordination, listening skills, focus, discipline, motivation, and confidence.
What do you love most about your job?
Finding that spark in my students that incites a love for music that encourages them to learn and work hard. Most importantly, my students and I have a lot of fun!
"Learning to play music should be fun" states Bach to Rock's philosophy. "It's called play for a reason." This warm, inviting spirit permeates everywhere students work individually or in groups with seasoned players to improve their skills in guitar, voice, drums, piano, keyboard, and even in turntables. They then put their musicianship to practical use in extended jam sessions, learning how to be expressive and glue their instrument back together after smashing it. Once pupils have progressed to a professional level, they can check out Bach to Rock's professional recording studio, which are open to artists who want to lay down tracks for an album or fine-tune their already-existing songs.
The lush offerings of Academy of Music's theater in Gaithersburg are unparalleled.
With a sizzling plate of terrific food, this theater boasts among the best eats this side of the city.
At this theater, kids of all ages are welcome.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the theater.
For more than a decade, Middle C Music has equipped songcrafters with the instruments and expertise needed to articulate their own sonic expressions. Racks of guitars and ukuleles hang from the shop’s walls, along with accessories such as sheet music, songbooks, and extra sets of limbs for playing double guitars. Orchestral instruments by the likes of Bach, Jupiter, and Cannonball are available for purchase or month-by-month rentals. The shop also curates a team of musical experts of various disciplines for weekly lessons and Rock Band camps, where kids spend five days learning to play as an ensemble and spin their own interpretations of rock classics.