At Music Matters, each instructor is a highly qualified, professional musician. In fully equipped studios and practice rooms, they lead private lessons with custom instruction for more than 15 instruments, including the piano, guitar, drums, voice, violin, and most orchestral instruments. They also inspire the next generation of modern Mozarts with special programs such as the Rock Band 101 class, which teaches students how to rehearse with a band and play with other students. Rock Band 101 includes hands-on experience playing songs from each decade beginning with the 1960s, and teachers also encourage students to write and develop their own songs.
Dawson Hill, the founder of Columbia Area Piano Lessons, honed his musical skills at Emerson College, where he earned a degree in performing arts. Now, he teaches students of all experience levels to coax music from the ivory keys, even composing their own tunes. Students can opt to study classical music, jazz songs, blues, and other genres.
title: Freeway Music
Music isn't named for the roads around it, but for the freedom students have
to choose their own curriculum. The studio's 20-plus
instructors can cover any area of music, from reading
notation and improvising to studying styles such as jazz or blues. Each private
session can focus on an eclectic array of instruments, including
piano, mandolin, and flute. To showcase each student's progress, Freeway Music
hosts five annual recitals that accommodate solo pieces, ensemble tunes, and
even the original compositions of select pupils. Besides lessons, Freeway Music
houses song-and-dance classes for preschoolers, as well as rock-band classes
whose weekly rehearsals prep players for upcoming concerts.
With years of musical experience and a kind, patient approach, the instructors of Columbia Guitar Lessons help beginning and intermediate students learn to strum chords and play solos on guitar. They travel to students’ homes for convenient onsite lessons and can provide guitars if necessary. Private one-on-one lessons are available, as well as small-group lessons for siblings or friends.
title: A Chat with Quality Mix Studio
html_text: What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Comfortable home studio setting, price second to none.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Music and recording is my passion. What do you love most about your job?
The fantastic sound of the final result.What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
I was told by a band that they were glad they chose me instead of a large expensive studio. They told me the sound of their final product was great and that they saved a lot of money.