Piano lessons are typically 30 minutes long, once each week. The length can vary depending upon the student’s needs. Very young students should be accompanied by a parent to ensure successful practice at home. Lessons are structured according to the student’s level and tailored to the student’s learning style. Each lesson includes warm- ups, work on technical skills, music theory, and playing assigned pieces.
Meridian Music School offers violin, viola, and cello lessons. Students will learn the basic parts of the instrument along with basic techniques and vocabulary related to bowing and playing the instrument. Students will also learn the basics of music theory, including note reading, rhythms, and time signatures. Musicality, including phrasing and dynamics will always be the focus.
Brass instrument, in music, any wind instrument—usually of brass or other metal but formerly of wood or horn—in which the vibration of the player’s lips against a cup- or funnel-shaped mouthpiece causes the initial vibration of an air column.Typical brass instruments in a Western orchestra are the trumpet, trombone, French horn, and tuba.
Guitar Lessons will give students an introduction of basic musical concepts, including the musical staff, measures, time signatures, and note values. In addition students will learn to play melodies, chord patterns, and strum patterns. As students progress they will be introduced to fingerpicking, reading, tablature, and playing more advanced music in a wide variety of styles.
Voice Lessons will help give students confidence singing. A good vocal instructor will focus on breathing, tone placement, and vocal health through exercises and repertoire. Good technique can be applied to all musical styles from pop to classical. Instructors will also help students prepare for auditions and performances.
Woodwind, any of a group of wind musical instruments, composed of the flutes and reed pipes (i.e., clarinet, oboe, bassoon, and saxophone). Both groups were traditionally made of wood, but now they may also be constructed of metal.