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Strings Guitar lessons

Guitar

Private Lessons

  • Classical and acoustic guitar for teens and adults
  • $28 per half-hour lesson; longer lessons also available

Instructor: Michael Miller

Childbloom® Guitar Program

  • Ages 5-12
  • $350 for 16 half-hour classes
  • Group instruction builds solo and ensemble skills
  • Parent involvement encouraged

Contact Childbloom® instructor Michael Miller at 864.921.7815 or michaelmiller.childbloom@gmail.com

Childbloom Guitar Program

Spartanburg Bella Corda

  • Guitar ensemble instruction (with instructor approval)
  • $160 for 8 one-hour sessions

Orchestral Strings

Private Lessons

  • Ages 4 and up, adults welcome
  • Costs range from $22 to $28 per half-hour lesson; longer lessons also available
  • Register by 16-week semester (some offerings vary or offer flexible semesters and prorating)
  • Lesson days and times vary by instructor
  • Suzuki Violin available for preschool students (focusing on listening skills and playing by ear)
  • Special instruction available in jazz and fiddle
  • Some teachers participate in ASTA, STAR Celebration, and other competitions and activities
  • Satellite instruction available in Districts 6 and 7! Contact coordinator Mindy Burgin at mindy. burgin@converse.edu for more information.

Instructors:

  • Sarah Johnson, advanced violin
  • Jennifer Peters, violin and viola
  • Student Teacher (reduced rate):
    • Ashley Flower, cello
  • Student Teachers in Training ($100 for 12 lessons):
    • Mandy Cooper, cello
    • Sabrina Green, violin
    • Zoe Kushubar, violin
    • San-Der Liao, cello

Lawson Strings Ensembles

Lawson strings
  • Ages 3rd grade and up
  • Leveled ensemble instruction for strings students
  • Provides ensemble experience to homeschool, public, and private school students
  • Twelve rehearsals and one concert per semester
  • Placement evaluation required for students new to the program (intermediate and advanced levels)

Beginning Strings:
No experience required, 3rd grade and up

Intermediate Strings:
One-year experience including note reading

Advanced Strings:
Proficiency in 1st and 3rd positions, shifting, & vibrato

Tuition:
$125 per student per semester

Materials Fee:
$25 per family

Schedule:
Beginning Strings – Mondays 3:004:00 pm
Intermediate Strings – Mondays 4:005:00 pm
Advanced Chamber Ensemble – Mondays 5:006:00 pm

New Parent Meeting:
August 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm, Lawson Academy Recital Hall

First Rehearsal:
September 11, 2017

For further information, contact our office or register online.

Chamber Groups

  • Details TBA