Studies show learning music is beneficial and Fun for all ages.
For school children, music lessons can improve their:
Teens enjoy sharing music – it opens the doors for better cultural understanding and tolerance. Music instruction during youth is known to:
~ Improve SAT score averages
~ Boost creative skills valuable for work life success
Adults find playing an instrument – re-visiting the band instrument of their youth, or learning the instrument of their dreams – can be a great stress reliever. Music lessons as an emotional outlet can reduce ‘job burnout’.
Seniors enjoy playing and sharing music with friends. Music lessons can help avoid age-related memory loss, but can also help elders cope with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other similar diseases.
City Music’s Lesson Studios in Gardner and Leominster host the areas most qualified, experienced instructors.
Our teachers offers their expertise and love of music tailored to YOUR interest, YOUR pace, YOUR goals.
We’re putting young musicians together to experience the fun of playing in a group and working towards a live performance. You can do it!
Groups will be assembled by age, interest and instrument suitability. City Music staffer and professional musician John Nickerson will oversee each session assisting in repertoire choices and arrangements while supervising rehearsal technique. Players should be able to play basic chords and rhythms on their instruments as the sessions will focus on working together towards a future performance.
8 Weekly 90 minute Sessions held Sundays 4 – 5:30 or 5 – 7:30 pm, in Leominster only.
Sessions Dates run June 29th through August 24th. (no rehearsals July 6th)
Summer Rock ‘n’ Roll School fee is $260.
Hurry! Sign up now! The fun starts June 29th. Only two groups will be formed, so space is limited. Click here for the application.
Charles ‘Chuck’ Langford has immediate openings – saxophone, flute, and clarinet – in the Gardner Lesson Studios.
Applications are being accepted now for lessons in the Leominster Studios; these lessons will begin in October.
Originally from Texarkana, TX, by way of Springfield, MA, Charles L began playing saxophone at the age of nine. Coming out of a musically rich and diverse town, which spawned artists such as Phil Woods, Taj Majal and Avery Sharpe, Charles began his musical training at home with his mother, classical vocalist Mary L. Prior to reading music, with the instruction of Mary, Charles learned his favorite saxophone solos note for note, starting with Paul Desmond’s solo from “A Bridge over Troubled Water.” He began studying with Harvey LaRose, Phil Wood’s saxophone teacher, at 10. Continue reading “City Music Welcomes Saxophone Teacher Charles Langford”→