Marshfield School of Performing Arts
“Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.”
“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono.
“A great work of art is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.” – Nadia Boulanger.
“Ah music! A magic far beyond what we do here.” – Albus Dumbledore
The Marshfield School of Performing Arts offers music lessons in:
Guitar, Voice, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele and Electric Bass.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DO YOU LEARN IN YOUR MUSIC LESSONS?
That question is often asked by prospective students. Our teachers make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals.
We do not treat every student the same in terms of what and how we teach.
A seven year old having their first guitar lesson will have very different needs than a fifty seven year old taking up piano for the 2nd time after having had lessons as a child.
The main reason to choose the Marshfield School of Performing Arts as your music lesson provider, is that we are sensitive to the fact that every student is an individual.
If you enroll here for lessons, we will work with you to make a plan that will fit your needs and musical preferences. At the first lesson your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child.
WHAT STYLES OF MUSIC DO YOU TEACH?
We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, blues and classical.
ARE YOUR INSTRUCTORS QUALIFIED?
All of our teachers have either received music degrees from prestigious universities or have at least 10 years of performing experience. Many instructors have both. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.
(Suzuki Guitar available)
for ages 5 and up
Our versatile and experienced guitar teachers can teach a wide variety of music including rock, blues, metal, country, and classical in guitar lessons. These styles are balanced with solid fundamentals from nationally-recognized methods. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but also encourage students to bring in ideas of pieces they want to learn. Students are encouraged to bring CDs or iPods to their lessons to set goals if there are tunes they want to learn. Suzuki Guitar lessons are also available for students ages 4-6.
(for ages 5 and up)
Our piano teachers incorporate a variety of styles from classical to jazz to popular music in their lessons, developing a sound foundation with nationally-recognized methods. Our piano staff will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique, and theory and are also receptive to helping you learn your favorite songs in your lessons. A simple full size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first 6 months. Our piano teachers have warm personalities and enjoy sharing their love for the piano with you.
(for ages 9 and up)
Our voice teachers teach a variety of styles of music including pop, broadway, folk, jazz, classical and more. Our teachers will help you reach your potential as a singer by including standard vocal repertoire along side songs that you want to sing. Voice students spend time each week doing physical exercises to improve their vocal range, ear training, breath control, vibrato, tone production, diction and more. All voice students set goals with their teacher to refine their tone and stage presence and to develop their own unique voice.
VIOLIN AND VIOLA LESSONS
(Suzuki Violin and Suzuki Viola Available)
for ages 4 and up
Students interested in studying the violin or viola will challenged to increase their technique through classical methods and may also incorporate fiddling and other styles that interest them. Our violin instructors bring decades of experience and knowledge and teach it in a friendly, low-pressure manner. In addition to traditional violin methods and styles we also offer the Suzuki method on violin and viola. This world-renowned and remarkable method allows children as young as 4 to begin learning the violin or viola in a supportive and nurturing educational environment.
(Suzuki Cello Available)
for ages 4 and up
Our dedicated cello instructor brings more than 15 years of performing and teaching experience. Students will mainly learn via the Suzuki method. This world-renowned and remarkable method allows children as young as 4 to begin learning the cello in a supportive and nurturing educational environment.
THE SUZUKI METHOD
Suzuki Violin - Suzuki Viola - Suzuki Cello - Suzuki Guitar
(Ideal for beginners age 4 - 6)
Suzuki lessons are available at the Stevens Point School of Performing Arts. The Suzuki Method, ideal for students beginning an instrument from ages 4 to 6, emphasizes the collaboration between teacher, parent and child. Our Suzuki Violin, Suzuki Viola, Suzuki Guitar and Suzuki Cello instructors are trained and experienced and will work with you to bring out the best in your child.
Still have more questions about the Suzuki Method?
"Is it right for my family?"
"Is my child ready for the demands of private Suzuki music lessons?"
"How do I choose the best instrument for my child?"
"What are Suzuki lessons like?"
"What is my role as a parent in the Suzuki method?"
To help you answer these questions and more, click here or call us and (715) 252-5052 and we will be happy to discuss the Suzuki Method available for Suzuki Violin, Suzuki Viola, Suzuki Cello, and Suzuki Guitar.
27.50 per 30 minute private lesson held once a week. (Recommended for beginners of all ages)
41.25 per 45 minute private lesson held once a week. (Recommended for intermediate student)
55.00 per 60 minute private lesson held once a week. (Recommended for the serious student)
There is a one time registration fee of 35.00 per student, with a max of 2 registration fees per family.
All fees must be paid by pre-authorized debit, credit cards or auto draft.
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