We are happy to announce our programs opening on January 11th to students everywhere! The current offerings include private lessons (online or in-person) and group lessons.
Private lessons are offered online or in-person. Meeting times are mutually scheduled between the teacher and students between September 14th and December 17th. Payment is made by purchasing Private Lesson Packs, available in a six- or 12-lesson packs. Be sure to indicate your instrument and teacher when registering.
Online 30-minute private lessons are available for students of all ages and playing levels.
- Lesson Packs
- 6-Pack $190
- 12-Pack $370
Group classes are offered online over 13 weeks beginning January 11th. Meeting days and times are specified in the descriptions below. Tuition is $195.
Violin 1 (Beginners)
Violin 1 is designed especially for the very beginning student. Using our new Mountain
School of Strings curriculum, students will learn violin technique, songs, note reading,
rhythm, singing and more. These online classes will be scheduled between the teacher and
students and include a 15-minunte private lesson and one group lesson per month. We
will conclude the semester with a Zoom recital.
Teachers: Madelyn Ilana, Bob Culver and Norm Malenke
Violin 2 is available for continuing students who have had two years of
Teacher: Madelyn Ilana
Guitar 1 (Beginners)
Guitar 1 is for very beginning guitarists. In this class students will learn notes and
chords. Students will play songs, tunes and learn to improvise. Many styles of guitar will
be covered and students will learn to read both tablature and staff notation. Our online
classes will be scheduled between the teacher and students and include a 15-minute
lesson and one group lesson per month. We will conclude the semester with a Zoom
Teachers: Bob Culver, Josh Carter and Owen Grooms
Adult Fiddle with Bob Culver
Join Fiddling Bob each week for an hour of fun fiddle tunes. Learn classic fiddle tunes from
Old Time, Irish and Bluegrass traditions. Meet friends that want to jam. A little violin
experience is needed, but not a whole lot!
Thursdays 5–6 pm EST
For your violin classes and lessons you will need a suitable instrument that stays in tune, has all four strings, is the correct size and set up so it is playable for the student. Mountain School of Strings has violins to rent for $50 per semester. If we don’t have an instrument for your student, we recommend renting from J. R. Judd Violins.