This guide was originally published in 2013 and continuously updated with ongoing submissions from NE Denver music and arts teachers. If you know of information that needs to be updated or you would like to be added to this guide, e-mail FrontPorch@FrontPorchNE.com. The downloadable version is available here.
Non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities for kids, teens and adults. Art classes and art-based community activities offered. We support cultural, social and educational diversity. Email ArtGarageDenver@gmail.com. Visit www.ArtGarageDenver.com.
Maven Studios – Donna Ellison
Lessons in writing, watercolor, crafts, beginning piano, flute, drum, voice and composition. We believe everyone is gifted and use a nurturing teaching structure. Groups and families get discounts. Call 303-394-6027 or email Jellison60@yahoo.com. Visit www.SparkOfMagic.blogspot.com.
Spark It Studios – Pam Peters and Ansley Young
Light your creative fire and find your inner artist in one of our art classes, camps or workshops. Explore various media. Art experiences for everyone to get messy and explore various media.Toddler through adult. Call 303-349-0961 or 720-299-1806. Visit www.SparkItDenver.com.
Art & Piano
Stapleton Learning Center – Johanna Smith
Piano lessons using Piano Adventures series, also called the Faber Method. Highly instructional art classes with room to get creative. Students learn to draw and paint using pencil, ink, pastel, charcoal, watercolor paint and acrylic paint on canvas. Ages 4 to14. Call 720-253-8837 or visit www.StapletonLearningCenter.com.
Kim Robards Dance—Professional Modern Dance Company and school that reaches out to the community through critically acclaimed, exceptionally dynamic professional performances. Emphasizes solid technical training in a variety of dance forms for ages 3 to adult. Comprehensive educational outreach workshops and performances respected throughout Colorado as outstanding. Call 303-825-4847 or email info@KimRobardsDance.org. Visit KimRobardsDance.org.
Phyllis Eifler—Sew for yourself, your home and your family. Six-week sessions at 1111 Grape Street. Call 303-333-6893 or email LarryEifler@comcast.net.
Maison de Rose – Baily Rose
The zero-waste fashion house located on the 3rd story of Awaken Healing Center at 1574 York Street instructs how to “Make Your Own Couture” with a focus on positive body image and repurposing old clothes and textiles into new one-of-a-kind fit to their body fashions. Open to all ages. Options for private instruction are also available. Email baily@illiterateMagazine.com or visit BailyRose.blogspot.com.
Andreas Schmid – drum or cajon lesson from a Berklee college of music graduate for kids, adults and people with physical or mental limitations
I developed my individual sound through studies at New York’s Drummers’ Collective in New York, pursuing a BA at Berklee College of Music in Boston and receiving a Master’s in music and music education at the Zurich Conservatory (Switzerland). I also studied the cajon at Taller Flamenco in Seville, Spain. I’ve been teaching professionally for over 15 years to students of all age and levels. Throughout my professional career I always made sure to be an active live-performer. I toured over Europe and played shows in the state of Colorado with different artist playing all kinds of musical styles.
The lessons could either take place at my rehearsal studio (Francisco Studios, 6100 E 39th Ave.) or at your place.
For more information check out my website: www.andreas-schmid.ch (English version) Call Andreas at 720-982-3175
Brian Mixon—Jazz performer, drumset teacher and Stapleton resident. Past performances at: Dazzle Jazz Club, Ellie Caulkins Opera House and private parties. For a musical sampling visit http://RiverStoneJazz.com/the_gk_story.html. Creativity and fun are most important in her program. Whether you are interested in pop/rock, Latin, or jazz, you can reach achieve your musical goal here. Open to all ages. Lessons $30/half hour. $40/45 minutes. $50/hour. Half hour or 45-minute lessons are usually recommended for younger students. Call 303-847-2211 or BMixon1966@gmail.com.
East Side Drums – Anthony A. Pantelis
Focuses on solid musical foundation. Instructor with 55 years of playing experience and 25 years teaching experience. Lessons in home studio in Stapleton. Call 303-320-0514.
Music Works Denver – Alan Martin
Learn from a teacher with more than a decade of teaching experience. Lessons in percussion/drums (my instrument) for beginner to advanced musicians. Classes also offered for beginner winds and brass students. Lessons in Park Hill but can go to your home. For any questions call 303-322-4560 or email Info@MusicWorksDenver.com. Visit www.MusicWorksDenver.com.
Profundo Music Studio – Michael Spencer
Stapleton studio specializing in Latin music. Group or individual classes ages 5 to 100 in hand percussion, drum kit and general percussion. Also accepts ensemble groups. Can meet at the place most convenient for you. Focuses on music education, sound recognition and exploring why you enjoy playing music. Call 617-792-3943 or email Mike@ProfundoMusic.com or Elgin73@gmail.com. Visit www.ProfoundoMusic.com.
Professional percussion player around the Denver metro area and percussion teacher for 25 years. Experience includes: Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera, Colorado Chamber Players and Denver Eclectic Ensemble and seven years with the Drum and Bugle Corps. Prefers ages 10 and older. Focuses on a solid background in technique and learning drum and mallet instruments. Lessons $60/hour. Call 720-841-3231. (see also Multiple Instruments)
Lessons taught by Second/Assistant Principal Flutist with Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Open to child and adults. Lessons taught in the Park Hill Neighborhood. For more info. visit www.CatherinePeterson.com.
City Strings Guitar
Ongoing group guitar classes for youth in after school enrichment programs in schools throughout Denver. Will soon offer adult classes. Fun and affordable is the philosophy here. And, we try to build the community through music. For every lesson purchased, a lesson will be provided to a youth in financial need at no cost. Please visit our website for more details. www.CityStringsGuitar.com.
More than seven years of teaching experience and more than 18 years playing experience. Lessons are customized to individual student’s needs and aspirations. Open to ages 6 and older. Weekly lessons $20/half hour. Call 303-521-0050 or email JZampert@yahoo.com.
Teacher with education from the University of Colorado College of Music and more than 40 years of playing experience. Offers acoustic, electric and bass guitar lessons for all ages. Teaches chord theory, major and minor scales, mysteries of the fretboard and songs that fit your voice. Philosophy: No matter the skill level, there are options for every guitar player to become a more accomplished musician. Lessons $25/half hour or $40/hour. Call 303-377-9004 or email HuffMobile@comcast.net.
Naturally Loved – Melissa Monforti
Guitar for kids and adults taught by Melissa Monforti using Forte Music Education. Monforti has played for 27 years and taught since 2007. Small group lessons teach the core beginner through advanced skills. Kids lessons include silliness and teamwork while drilling skills and learning songs. Adult lessons designed specifically for busy people who deserve a break to freshen our minds and enrich our lives. Child lessons ages 7 to 12. Adult lessons ages 13 and older. All levels welcome. Kids lessons $20/half hour. Adult lessons $16/half hour. Call 303-455-4896 or email Melissa@ForteMusicEducation.com. Visit www.ForteMusicEducation.com.
Beginning guitar lessons (six string, electric and acoustic). Philosophy: You can do it! Taught by Stapleton resident, band member, songwriter and recording artist with three decades of experience. Children and Adults $20/ half hour. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lessons taught at your home with a professional musician and teacher who studied music at the University of Denver and has played professionally for more than two decades. Curriculum is open to a wide variety of musical styles. Open to all ages, and lessons can be customized to students’ needs and tastes. Teaching style is song-based, using familiar songs as a basis. Philosophy: Above all, playing the guitar should be fun and creative. Email paul@HighCountryGuitar.com. (see also Multiple Instruments)
Guitar, Bass & Drums
Olson & Smith Guitar Studio (Stapleton Guitar Studio) – Natasha Olson-Smith & Steve Smith
Become inspired to play the guitar with encouraging, energetic and engaging lessons tailored to each student or group in a safe and positive environment. Taught by Natasha Olson-Smith (owner, teacher and Stapleton resident) and Steve Smith (assistant teacher), both rock guitarists in local Stapleton rock band, The Wabash Cannonballs. Offer students performance opportunities and lesson feedback for parents via email. We use modern technology to enhance the learning. Private, semi-private and group lessons in all styles. Open to ages 5 and older. Free trial lesson offered. $110 monthly tuition for children. $180 for adult six-lesson punch card. Call 303-318-9542 or 720-318-7854 or email NatashaOlson@Yahoo.com. Visit www.StapletonGuitar.com. (see also Piano & Guitar)
Dahlia Music Studio – Brendan Bondurant & Ruth Carver
Brendan teaches students correct technique and music theory while focusing on music that students enjoy (he teaches all styles of guitar, from classical to rock/pop). Ruth teaches correct vocal technique based on breath support in a variety of styles, especially Classical, Opera, and Musical Theater.
Brendan has a B.M in Guitar Performance from University of Missouri-Kansas City and Ruth has a M.M in Vocal Performance from Peabody Conservatory. They have more than a decade of teaching experience and have performed and studied in the United States and Europe.
All students benefit from understanding how anatomical and psychological factors affect their voices. Students of all ages are accepted. Group lessons available in guitar and ukulele. Pricing ranges from $27 to 45 for half hour to hour lessons.
Taught by elementary music teacher, drummer, composer and vocalist who studied music education with a vocal emphasis and has taught in schools all throughout the neighborhood. Recipient of the Teacher of the Year (Superintendent’s Annual Award) for Aurora Public Schools for the 2012-2013 school year.
Offers classes in keyboard, music theory, composition, percussion, drum set, and vocal lessons. She believes music must be fun so classes encourage exploring all genres.Group lessons available at home studio house on Saturdays. $15/two hours of keyboard, drum set, percussion, step, theory and vocal instruction. Private lessons in any of these instruments also available for $30/hour. Family discounts available. Call 720-365-5897 or e-mail MusicOnAMission@gmail.com.
Neighborhood Music & Theater Stapleton
www.neighborhoodmusicstapleton.com offers private and group lessons in 13 instruments, theater performances and programs, music therapy, rock bands, school programming, concerts and recitals, international music programming, free community events, and instrument rentals for students ages 3-adult. NMS seeks to build better humans through music and art. A new class combines original and classic stories with songs and fun interaction between children and caregivers. Classes run 45 minutes and ages 18 months-5 years. $11 per student. E-mail email@example.com. For more information regarding Neighborhood Music, call 720 378-3668 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aviator Music Stapleton (E. 29th Ave & Spruce St) – Roger L. Harmon
Roger received his bachelor’s degree in music from School of Music at Indiana University and his master’s degree from the University of Denver School of Music. As a working musician, he has traveled across the US performing a wide variety of music.
Open to children and adults. Private and group lessons available. Private lessons $30/half hour. $42/45 minutes. $55/hour. Call or text 720-979-5911 or go to RogerLouis.com
Performance Play Music School
Privately owned studio, offering private and group instruction, performance-based music classes and sessions, as well as special events like music camps and birthday parties. Summer theater camps are open to ages 5-17 and cover the basics of singing, acting and dancing while rehearsing for a 30-45 minute musical that premieres after each week-long camp. The studio also offers early childhood music programs. Call 303.557.3660 or e-mail email@example.com or visit www.performanceplaymusic.com 7450 S. Gartrell Rd, Aurora 80016
Richard Sims Herrick
Taught by instructor with 35 years of teaching experience. Lessons in piano, all band instruments, guitar and beginner violin provided at the Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church. Focuses on fundamentals. Offers a flexible schedule to accommodate everyone’s busy lives. Group lessons also available. $15/half hour. Call 951-662-7144 or e-mail RHerr201@hotmail.com.
Music For Kids/Early Childhood
Children’s Music Academy
Largest music school and locally owned business for young children. Lessons offered in a fun, positive, affirming and creative environment. Ages 3 to 9. Use age-appropriate activities and games to teach many aspects of music—piano/keyboard, singing, theory, ear training, composition, ensemble playing, various music genres and styles, guitar, recorder and a variety of percussion instruments. Parent involvement is part of the curriculum.
Call 303-771-3333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.ChildrensMusicAcademy.org or stop by a free class at the local Park Hill Studio at 1508 Locust Street.
Suzuki Early Childhood Education
Group music classes for parent and child, ages 0-3. Vanessa Vari is a Suzuki violin teacher for more than 15 years and registered teacher. The Suzuki method is based on seven concepts: every child can learn, music ability develops early, environment nurtures growth, children learn from one another, success breeds success, parental involvement is critical, and encouragement is essential. Classes are 10am every Tuesday beginning September 8 at Messiah Community Church, 1750 Colorado Boulevard. Contact Vanessa at email@example.com or 716.536.4612.
Twinkle Together, LLC featuring Music Together, LLC
Early childhood music and movement classes at Central Park Rec Center. Open from birth to age 7, as well as parents. Research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum with adult involvement. At Twinkle Together, we believe all children are musical. The owners/directors are certified in the gold standard of Music Together, and all teachers do an intensive 3-day training by Music Together.
Offer 45-minute weekly classes. $165.00/10-week sessions. Sibling discounts are available, and we offer one free trial class. Call 303-333-1474 or email karee@TwinkleTogether.com. Or visit www.TwinkleTogether.com and click on “Music Together.”
Rehabilitative Rhythms Music Therapy – Sarah Thompson
Music therapists provide home and clinic based services to individuals and groups. Therapists are trained in neuroscience of music. Help achieve developmental milestones, therapeutic goals and functional change. www.DenverMusicTherapy.com or 303.481.8134 or email Sarah Thompson at Sarah@RRMusicTherapy.com.
Stapleton teacher strives to develop a student’s lifelong love and appreciation of music by focusing on technical skills and discovering one’s musical potential. Highly experienced instructor who previously owned and operated Independent Piano Studio in Park Hill for 18 years. She studied music at Stanford University, Notre Dame de Namur and University of Denver. She has been teaching for 36 years. Many of her students go on to study music and become professional teachers or performers.
Students have two recitals and other events each year. Lesson for part-time students, or those trying out lessons are $30/half hour, $45/45 minutes, $60/hour. Monthly Rates: $120/half hour, $180/45 minutes, $240/hour. Call 303-349-1440 or email PianoAnni@mac.com.
David Ross Piano Studio, L.L.C. – David Ross
Learn at your own pace and enjoy developing musical skills. Students create and practice according to their desires, schedules and abilities. Lessons encourage that desire and help improve skills. David Ross has degrees in Music Composition and Songwriter and has taught private studio lessons for 15 years.
Lessons for adults and children older than 5-1/2. Annual tuition: $1,500/half hour lessons, $2,400/50-minute lessons. For other pricing call 303-507-0906 or email PianoManRoss@yahoo.com. Also visit www.DenverPianoStudio.com.
“Denver’s Most Versatile Pianist.” Modern piano lessons in the comfort of your own home. Jazz, pop, funk, soul, blues and the classics. Lessons are fun and relaxed. Open for beginner through professional. Learn to read music, play by ear, improvise, compose, and train vocals. Call Derry at 303-427-6207 or email DerryOleary@aol.com.
“The study of piano should be full of joy and motivation to express creativity and beauty.” Program includes different styles, theory/beginning composition, technique and music history. Teacher with degree in elementary education and 40 years of teaching piano. Students find their own expression of music.
My studio (Leyden and Colfax) includes a grand piano, digital piano, computer programs, and a large listening/reading library. $30/half hour. Private and group lessons for children and adults. Email JudithMetcalfe47@comcast.net.
Classes in the Mayfair neighborhood for children and adults with personalized instruction to make music an enriching and enhancing experience. Reasonable rates. Call Kay Ambrose at 303-355-0349 or email KayAmb88@yahoo.com.
Piano lessons for students of all ages and levels. Uses a creative approach but stresses fundamentals. Nurturing teacher of 30 years in Park Hill and mother three musically talented adults. Nancy got her BA Music from Colorado College, teaching degree from University of Denver, and MA Counseling from UNC.
$27.00/half hour. $37.00/45 minutes. $48/hour (small discount for family of two or more). Call Nancy at 303-321-6039 (home) or 720-937-6039 (cell) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two recitals a year. Olivia performs and teaches many styles including classical, jazz, blues and pop. She also teaches ear training, technique and theory. Students typically play duets.
$12/15 min. $23/half hour. $45/hour. Plus $5 driving fee per household. Currently accepting students. www.oliviapiano.com. Arolivia@gmail.com or 720.480.9984.
Piano Forte – Kristin Cypher
Express yourself musically with Kristin’s piano lessons. Classes taught by a registered Simply Music Teacher located at 3268 Syracuse Street. Uses a playing-based approach for a wide variety of genres. Open to all ages and skill levels.
$140/month individual lessons, $110/month group lessons. “Make music your thing!” at Piano Forte. Email kristin@PianoForteColorado.com or 720-280-4349. Or visit www.PianoForteColorado.com.
Denver-area singer-songwriter licensed to teach Simply Music, the world’s largest playing-based music education institution. We believe that everyone is musical and strive to develop a lifelong relationship with music. Curriculum includes pop, blues, jazz and classical pieces. Ages 7 and older.
$135/month for weekly lessons (45 lessons/year). Offers one free trial class. Call 303-884-3323 or email rebecca@RebeccaGale.com. Visit www.InnerSongStudio.com.
Rhapsody Music Studio – Molly Moran
Teaching based on the philosophy that no two students are the same or learn in exactly the same manner. Lessons are offered either at Molly’s home studio or in the student’s home. Moran earned her degrees in Piano Performance at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver.
Lessons $22.50/half hour, $45 /hour. Additional travel fee for lessons at a student’s home. For further information, contact Molly Moran at Rhapsody Music Studio, 303-596-9627 or Rhapsodymusicstudio@gmail.com. Visit www.RhapsodyMusicStudioDenver.com.
Philosophy: Music is a wonderful means of self-expression, a powerful way to improve the mind and spirit, and a source of beauty in a culture where beauty is not always valued. Students attain these values and pursue personal musical goals. Focuses on classical repertoire. Specializes in adult students of any age and level. Lessons $40/45 minutes. Call 303-322-4020.
Piano lessons in your home. Classical is just the tip of the iceberg. Teacher with jazz focus and experience professionally writing, recording and performing live.
All levels welcome, entry level to advanced, children and adults. Lessons offered by the term starting at $100/month. For more info, call 303-530-5608 or go to www.ShareenPianoStudio.com.
Songinflight Studio – Leslie Dawe
Piano instruction for all ages and abilities. Conveniently located a few blocks from Stapleton Town Center. Combines classical approach and theory with creativity to inspire beautiful piano playing. Explore your favorites from Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin to pop, blues, folk and jazz. We will also look at how theory can be used to create your own original music. Taught by musician and state-certified music educator with 10 years of teaching music at Park Hill School.
For more information, call 720-445-5542 or e-mail lessons@SongInFlight.com. Visit www.SongInFlight.com.
Philosophy: I am a believer of the benefits of music, regardless of age or ability. Lessons provide beginner to intermediate students with a well-rounded music education through music theory, ear training, music history, sight-reading skills, memorization and performance skills. Taught by former elementary school teacher with 20 years of piano experience.
Weekly lessons $20/half hour. Email email@example.com. (see also Multiple Instruments)
Piano & Flute
Miles Music Studio – Kari Miles
Family-friendly piano and flute studio that specializes in teaching children and teens the skills to become well-rounded musicians. Conservatory-trained instructor with more than 20 years experience teaching and performing. She got her Bachelor’s from Concordia College and Master’s of Music from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She sticks to the philosophy that learning an instrument brings joy, self-expression and appreciation of the arts.
Tuition ranges from $100-125/month. For more information, please call Kari at 303-322-8447 or email at KariMiles@yahoo.com.
Piano & Guitar
Students enjoy playing and develop essential qualities: discipline, concentration, hand-eye coordination, pattern recognition, an aesthetic sense, concepts of form and structure. Instructed by 15-year teacher and recording artist/composer of seven albums of original piano music. Expert in music technology/recording and president of the Denver Music Teachers Association Classes for children and adults.
Weekly lessons $140/month/half hour (discounts for families). Call 303-731-7933 or email mail@VinceMadison.com. Visit www.VinceMadison.com.
Piano & Violin
Denver World Music Studio – Loribeth Gregory
Get involved with the community, culture, and your creative side through learning music. Lesson plans and musical repertoire tailored for each student and the role of music in the student’s life. Focuses on fundamentals, musicality and developing a musical ear. Taught by 14-year instructor with deep understanding of the multiple facets of music education, performance, and music theory.
Lessons $90 to $120/month depending on frequency and location of lessons. Discounts given for multiple students per family. Call 303-997-0311×801 or email loribeth@DenveWorldMusic.com.
Piano & Voice
Beth Blaskovich Piano Studio – Beth Blaskovich
Explore your musical expression in a supportive environment. Students learn everything from theory to sight-reading. Movement, singing and percussion are incorporated into lessons so students absorb the whole creative process. Teacher graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano from the University of Montana and performed many times in Europe. Has been teaching since 2003.
Classes open to all ages and levels. Lessons $22/half hour. $33/45 minutes. $44/hour. Call 720-934-8007 or email PianoStudio@BethBlaskovich.com. Visit www.BethBlaskovich.com.
Beginning to intermediate voice and beginning piano lessons. Students discover musical talents in an enlightening and fun environment. Taught by specialist in voice performance and soloist and choir member from age 9.
Classes open to ages 8 and older. Lessons $20/half hour. $25/45 min. $35/ hour. Call 720-238-3497 or go to SingingWithJamie.com.
Megan Kelley, Inc. – Megan Kelley
Mayfair/Park Hill lessons for children and adults. Have fun and learn in a structured, energetic, positive and individually catered class. Uses traditional method classical piano and voice and incorporates pop, rock, jazz and blues style music. Focuses on music theory and fundamentals. Composition classes, band coaching, songwriting and home recording also available.
Weekly lessons for about $45/hour. Call 303-910-9367 or email teacher@MeganKelley.net. Visit www.MeganKelley.net.
MHM Music, LLC – Marlena Hooker Moore & Daniel Mullens
Provides busy families with the convenience of in-home lessons and develops independent musicians who love to make and share music. Voice students also learn basic piano skills. Piano students learn to play with musicality, accuracy and a comfortable technique. Instructors with Master’s in vocal performance and conducting. Marlena performs in local opera productions, and Daniel works as a collaborative pianist and vocal coach.
Lessons are taught by the semester: Fall, Spring, and Summer. Tuition includes the semester recital and music worksheets, and is calculated by length of lesson. Pricing:
$115/mo for half-hour lessons
$165/mo for 45-minute lessons
$215/mo for hour lessons
$265/mo for 75-minute lessons
$315/mo for 90-minute lessons
Open to ages 5 and older. Adults welcome. Call Marlena at 303-668-6481 or email MHMooreMusic@gmail.com.
Micaëla Larsen Brown
Professional singer and classically trained musician offering voice and piano lessons in her Park Hill home. Have fun and learn how to read music and improvise. After a certain level students get to choose their own repertoire. Voice lessons taught in a classical style, but early on students get to choose their focus. Develop the best expression of your natural voice with a teacher with more than 20 years of teaching experience.
Lessons can be tailored to meet individual goals. Piano lessons offered to ages 4 and older; Voice lessons offered to ages 8 and older. $35/hour or $25/30-40 min lesson. First lesson is $10 for a mini-lesson/ goal-setting session. Generally, voice lessons are one hour. Piano lessons vary depending on age/ level of student. Contact Micaëla at 303-355-2028 or MicaelaJo17@gmail.com.
Music With a Twist—Amanda Twist
Lesson in piano and voice. Twist believes in teaching piano and voice lessons with a strong theory base. She teaches fun, challenging lessons that are tailored to each student’s needs. Twist teaches at students’ homes. She has been teaching for more than four years, playing piano for 24 years, and singing for even longer. She studied intensively at the University of South Dakota as a Truran Piano Scholas. Lessons available for children and adults. Typically teaches half-hour lessons once a week. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Longtime choir and theater teacher offering beginning and intermediate piano and voice lessons in Stapleton. Lessons use traditional piano methods, not Suzuki. Can teach at your home. Call 203-530-7271 or email RPalcso@yahoo.com.
Colorado School of Strings – Kelly Benson
Beginning violin classes and beginning cello classes in Stapleton studio for ages 6 to 11. Private lessons available for children 12 and older, or for those with previous experience on a string instrument. Taught by Kelly Benson, 2012 recipient of the Colorado American String Teachers Association Award for Exemplary Middle School String Teacher. She encourages students to high levels of achievement while believing strongly in a fun and positive classroom atmosphere.
Lessons $30/week for two 45-minute lessons. Private lessons cost $20/half hour and $40/hour. For more information, call 720-420-5000 or email Kelly@ColoradoSchoolOfStrings.com. Visit www.ColoradoSchoolOfStrings.com.
Individual Music Instruction in violin, viola and recorder. Learn with a caring, patient, empathetic, positive and encouraging teacher who knows “when to push a student and when to back off.” Instructor performs frequently with Quartetto Denver, Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra and the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. Lessons open to all ages and levels.
Lessons $25/half hour or $40/hour. Also offers beginner to intermediate instruction in cello. Call 303-355-8289 or email KarlReque@yahoo.com.
Park Hill lessons taught by violinist with Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of Chintimini Chamber Music Festival and the Front Range Chamber Players. Visit www.ErikViolin.com.
Violin lessons in the Suzuki Method for children ages 4 and older. Students begin by listening to recordings to hear pitches in tune and then develop fine bow and violin position. Young children can learn to play beautiful music at a young age. This method involves weekly private lessons and group lessons, and active parent involvement in home practice and at lessons. Lessons in Mayfair and Congress Park. Lessons $30/half hour. Contact JBerg7@hotmail.com.
Approach emphasizes ease, relaxation and technique. Enjoy playing and learning fiddle music and other styles with classical repertoire. Suzuki Violin Pedagogy certified instructor and well-rounded musician with 25 years of teaching experience. She received her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music. She is a founding member of the Frontera String Quartet. Her high standards push students without being demanding. Ages 6 and older. Lessons $25/half hour. Call 303-377-1739 or email JQuick@ecentral.com.
Suzuki violin lessons in the in Park Hill at a community church. Taught by experienced Suzuki teacher and former member of international touring ensemble. Teaches ages 3 to 18. Call 716-536-4612 or email email@example.com.
Prepare for a high school choir audition or get ready for your first gig with Cindy. Teacher since 1996, she can help with practical and tried and true techniques and skills. She spent many years performing musical theater. Lessons tailored to individual student’s goals and vocal style and held in Park Hill home studio. Open to ages 10 and older. Lessons $25/half hour and $40/hour. Call 303-388-1142 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (voice also listed in Multiple Instruments)
Voice, Piano & Conducting
Stapleton Music – Dr. Jill Burleson Burgett
Believes in the philosophy that music can make beautiful children. Lessons offered in piano, voice and conducting. Teacher with 30 years of teaching experience in public schools, private lessons and university-level. Currently serving as Director of Choral Music Education, University of Northern Colorado and President of Colorado American Choral Directors Association.
Students range from ages 5 to adult. Lessons $30/half hour or $25/half hour if paid monthly at the beginning of the month. Contact 317-840-2623 or email email@example.com. Visit www.JillBurgett.com.