Music Lesson Information
How much do lessons cost?
10 week session - Three monthly payments of $109
How long are lessons?
30, 45, or 60 minutes
How often are lessons?
Lessons occur once per week at the same scheduled time.
Why take lessons with Kelly?
Kelly, is an expert instructor with a Master's Degree in Music Education. He has a Minnesota teaching license and 14 years of teaching experience in both private and public education. He will make lessons fun and create a rewarding, musical experience.
My child is interested in learning but is he/she too young?
Children ages 5 and up are welcome.
What makes Kelly different from other teachers?
1. Kelly is a published author of several books. His books are available for purchase on amazon and kellysmusicbooks.com
2. Kelly prioritizes his students as number one. Kelly won't cancel lessons to pursue other musical endeavors such as gigs or rehearsals. He knows that your time and money are important.
3. Kelly is kid friendly. He has a K-12 MN music teaching license a Master's Degree in Music Ed. He has taught students as young as three years old. He is also a stay-at-home father to two children.
4. Kelly writes music for television. His music has been used for numerous televisions networks including CBS Sunday Morning News, NBC sports coverage of the French Open, several MTV reality shows and even an ESPN commercial featuring David Ortiz.
Why pay for lessons when I can just learn from the internet?
It is true in that the internet can provide you with a wealth of information about learning to play an instrument. The internet cannot however provide you with instant feedback as to how well you are doing. Also, a large part of the learning experience is creating a positive student-teacher relationship based on something that both the student and teacher love, music.
What should I expect in my first lesson with Kelly?
Instruction begins with a brief conversation about the student's interests and goals. Expect to dive into learning by playing. You will learn several melodies, chords, and musical concepts. They hopefully will create excitement and motivation for learning to play and practice at home.
How long will it take to be able to play music?
You will be able to play several "songs" after your very first lesson. However, you get out of it what you put into it. The more you play, the faster you will reach your goals.