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Charlottesville V.A.

Music 123

Lesson Rates

At your location

$35/30min

$45/45min 

$55/60min

 

Class pricing varies 

depending on the size and material covered. 

 

Contact below for information or to schedule a lesson.

 

Our Philosophy

Welcoming students of all ages, Music 123's teachers develop individual programs of study for beginning and developed musicians. We specialize in instrumental, Tonal Harmony theory and modern production lessons tailored to the student's learning style.  By combining music theory with instrument specific techniques our methodology creates well rounded musicians with mastery in their subject of study while emphasis on comprehensive musical education includes both music history and contemporary practices. RMP will help you learn technique and musical literacy, expand your improvisational ability and delve into specific styles of your choosing.  

What we offer​:

Private lessons, classes and directed study courses for all aspects of music either in your home or at our location. 

*Instruments listed below*

Drums

Become the clock driving the band or the maniac beating the toms.

Drumset

Jazz, Latin, Funk, Rock, Improvising and more

Orchestral

Snare, Bass, Cymbals and auxilary

Rudimental

Snare, Bass

Piano/Keyboard

 Develop artistry on the keyboard and your knowledge of theory.

Classical

Piano, Organ, Harpsichord

Contemporary

Any style, Electric Keyboard, Synthesizers or Piano

Church

Organ, Piano, Hymns, Praise and Worship

Jazz

Understand advanced harmony and improvisational techniques

Guitars

Unleash the inner rockstar or classical maestro and polish your sit in skills.

Acoustic

Nylon, Steel

Electric

Technique, Scales, Chording, Effects and Amplifiers

Bass

Cement your foundation as the harmonic support.

Electric

Technique, Stylizing, Chording

Composition

Express and hone your music and lyrics.

Songwriting

Lyrics, Song Forms, Melody, Chart Writing

Instrumental

Dynamics, Transcribing, Form, Arranging and Part Writing for Instruments [Horns, Brass, Strings and ect.]

Production

Develop a professional mindset and workflow. Also, what do all those knobs do?

Producing

Lyrics, Songs, Melody, Instrumentals, DAW editing, Communicating with your Musician, Modern Production Techniques

Recording

Introduction to Studio Elements, Signal Flow, Microphones, Consoles

Mixing

Editing, Equalization, Dynamics, Effects, Element Identification and Replication of Tracks, Output Formats

Vocal

Sing freely and shape your sound.

Technique

Technique, Daily Practice Regimes, Stylizing, Microphones

Theory

Why does that sounds SO good?!

Applied

Theory as it applies to playing your instrument

Beginner

Major and Minor Scales, Chords, Melody and Rhythm, Elements of Music

Intermediate

Harmony, Modes, Extended Chords, Analyzing Music

    

Advanced

Harmonic Substitution, Modal Interchange, Atonal Harmony

Ukulele

More than just Over the Rainbow and perfect for little hands.

Technique, Stylizing, Chording

Violin

Feel your heart sing.

Technique, Stylizing, Reading Music

 
 

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Our Teachers:

Orion Faruque
Bio: Orion was educated at McNally Smith College of Music and Berklee College of Music. He began teaching at the age of 15 and is deeply invested in his students success. As an educator, he works to keep students exploring new musical elements.
Joan-Loren Faruque
Bio: Joan-Loren has taught in New York, Indiana and Virginia for over 38 years. With a lifetime of experiences teaching ALL AGES, she has developed many games to keep young minds engaged. Her personal pursuits as a classical musician assist her in teaching advanced piano and organ students.  
Subjects:
  • Drums
  • Guitars
  • Piano
  • Bass
  • Theory
  • Production
  • Vocals
  • Composition
Subjects:​
  • Piano
  • Theory
  • Vocals
  • Composition
  • Guitars
  • Ukulele
  • Violin
 

Summer 2018 Piano Recital