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Voice Singing Piano Guitar and Recorder Lessons in Harrisonburg VA
Melody Music Studios was founded in 1989 (that's right...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, tailoring the lessons to the student's interests and goals, taught in a positive and fun way.
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

Raymond received a Bachelor of Music for Applied Voice, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Biola University in La Mirada, CA. He later completed the Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting and received a music teaching credential from San Francisco State University. Following this he earned his DMA in Choral Conducting, with a minor in theory, from the University of South Carolina. Raymond has taught classical, sacred, gospel/spiritual, folk, and pop/jazz styles. He started singing as a young child and has also played piano and guitar from his early years. He has conducted choirs as well as bands and orchestras in churches, schools, and community settings. He has also sung a number of classical/folk vocal recitals and as chorister with the Trinity Lyric Opera company and the Rome Festival Chorus. In 2017 he performed a solo role in the opera, Singers Glen, by Alice Parker. In addition to private instruction, Raymond has taught choral and general music in the local public schools and is currently on the music faculty at Blue Ridge Community College.

Personality rating: Easygoing

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

Instructor's Studio
30 min/week $110/month
45 min/week $157.50/month
60 min/week $205/month
Student's home
30 min/week $130/month
45 min/week $187.50/month
60 min/week $235/month
Raymond has been teaching with Melody Music Studios since: 6/7/2007
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Age: 60's.    Lessons offered instructor's studio.     NW Harrisonburg, near Mc Clinton Pike and Singers Glen Rd
Studio description: Separate room near front of house
Separate waiting area provided
Skype lessons offered
Small group available up to 5 students
Equipment: Upright acoustic piano, 88 keys weighted keyboard, six- and twelve-string acoustic guitars, laptop computer, music stand and metronome.
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This instructor teaches the following instrument(s) and categories:
Theory & improv
Commercial singing
Artist Development

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 3:30PM-5:30PM
Wed 3:30PM-5PM
Thur 3:30PM-8PM
Fri 5:30-8PM
Sat 7:30PM-8PM