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Guitar and Piano Lessons in Brooklyn NY In Home
Melody Music Studios offer music and voice lessons in home or the instructor's personal studio. MMS was founded in 1989 , and hire professional music instructors that are trained, versatile in what they offer, and love to teach! References and full background checks are conducted.
We offer all instruments, levels, and styles, and traditional or by ear lessons. We tailor the lessons to the student's interests and goals with a positive, yet challenging envioronment.
We offer a one business day grace period to cancel after the trial lesson. If you're not happy with the lesson, it's FREE!
*After the trial lesson, future lessons can be cancelled anytime with a 30 day notice

NYC based composer/guitarist, Charlie has been performing, recording, and writing music since 1996. He studied jazz guitar at Shenandoah Conservatory from 2003-2005 earning the Instrument Conservatory Scholarship both years. He has received grants from the Klaustrid Foundation, Meet The Composer/MetLife Creative Connections Program, the Untitled Artists Group, The Fractured Atlas Group, the Herndon Arts Council, and the International Studios at Denkalschmeide Hofgen. Charlie has been teaching since 2006 and his styles include jazz, rock, blues, alternative, and improvisation, and he also offers composition. Charlie is co-artistic director of The Inimois Dance Company for which he has composed ensemble as well as solo pieces since 2007. In September of 2010 he served as composer in residence at Skriduklaustur in East Iceland. He has performed original works in venues around the US as well as internationally including Lincoln Center-New York NY, Life Force Art Center -Chicago Il, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville TN, and NemaForum -Reykjavik Iceland . As an active session musician/performer/improviser Charlie continues to work with members of Wilco, Tony Rice Unit, Sparklehorse, Cracker, and many regulars in New York's new music scene.

Personality rating: Outgoing

Monthly Rates Below for Weekly Lessons, Regardless of 4 or 5 Weeks in a Month

Instructor's Studio
30 min/week $150/month
45 min/week $217.50/month
60 min/week $285/month
Student's home
30 min/week $180/month
45 min/week $247.50/month
60 min/week $315/month
Charlie has been teaching with Melody Music Studios since: 11/1/2006
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Age: 30's.    Lessons offered in student's home.     Travels up to 20 miles from Brooklyn
This instructor teaches the following instrument(s) and categories:
Theory & improv
Bass (electric)
Schedule below

*Other times may be available. Please let us know if you need a time that is not listed, and we'll be happy to check with the instructor.

Mon 3PM-6PM
Tue 3PM-6PM
Wed 3PM-3:45PM 5:15PM-6PM
Thur 4:15PM-6PM
Fri 12PM-3:45PM
Sat 12PM-6PM
Sun 12PM-6PM

Our staff of music instructors believe music lessons should be fun, yet challenging. We offer styles and songs the student is interested in, while building a strong foundation of important fundamentals necessary for the musical education of each student. We believe the pace should be determined by the student and tailor lessons, whether learning for enjoyment or a career. Our hope is each student will learn for a lifetime of enjoyment!