ASM Studios is a music and art learning center in Orlando that commits to “cultivating creativity and character.” The facility provides private and group instruction in violin, conga, bongo, timbale, xylophone, and other instruments. The violin lessons cover the areas of technique, leading and following, listening, and posture, and the repertoire will help enhance musicianship and confidence. ASM Studios offers learners the opportunity to perform before live audiences and record their music, and it has produced albums for artists like One Sacrifice, Troy Gifford, and Bria Skonberg. The website features a login page where students can view the full schedule of classes and reserve their spot.
Orlando, FL(407) 255-7520
Avalon School of Music is a learning facility in Orlando that has locations on East Colonial Drive, Avalon Lake Drive, and Lake Underhill. The teachers offer private instruction in violin, bass, bassoon, baritone, and other instruments, and they conduct voice and rock shop classes as well. A parent writes, “I took my five-year-old daughter to play violin for the first time with an instructor at Avalon Music School, [who] helped my daughter with learning the parts of the violin and how to play it. My daughter found [the instrument] easy to play and was very happy...” Avalon Music School has a recording studio, and it also engages in piano tuning and orchestral instrument rentals.
Orlando, FL(407) 770-0323
Broadway Music Academy is a school in Oviedo that offers private instruction in violin, cello, saxophone, trumpet, ukelele, and other instruments. One of the viola teachers is pursuing a degree in music education, and his approach involves pattern recognition, aural resiliency, and intelligible theory. A student writes to the faculty, “Thank you for letting me get far in my music and be happy...” Broadway Music Academy also holds voice lessons, and its aim is “to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for musicians in the Orlando area, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.” The enrollment fee is $20, and a single 30-minute session with flexible scheduling costs $29. The website contains inquiry, withdrawal, schedule change, and repair request forms.
Oviedo, FL(407) 359-2828
DRF Music Studios is an instruction facility in Maitland that provides private lessons in violin, drum set, French horn, euphonium, oboe, and other instruments. One of the violin teachers has more than 30 years of experience as an instructor, and she has studied as a young musician with Lenox String Quartet founding member Theodora Mantz McMillan and Suzuki Method master John D. Kendall. DRF Music Studios also offers voice training, and it runs a shop that sells music accessories like clarinet care kits and trombone slide water bottles. The staff accommodates inquiries about the rates, lesson schedules, and repair services by phone or through the online contact form.
Maitland, FL(407) 504-1373
Jammers Music Center is a studio in Kissimmee and St. Cloud that teaches children and adults to play instruments like violin, viola, trombone, tuba, and piano. Most of the instructors have been with the center for more than ten years, and their styles include classical, jazz, pop, rock, gospel, and salsa. The violin teachers have “prepared many students in their grade school years to audition and get accepted at the Osceola School for the Arts,” and they will also train individuals with other plans in musicianship. Jammers Music Center also sells, rents out, and repairs instruments, and it does not bind learners to contracts and registration fees. A half-hour, one-on-one session costs $20.
Kissimmee, FL(407) 847-6744
Music N More is a teaching center and retail store in Orlando where learners can begin anytime. The facility has a fully stocked lesson rooms, and it provides in-studio and long-distance instruction in violin, guitar, banjo, and other instruments. The culminating activities include free and all-inclusive monthly performances before a live audience, as well as bi-annual formal recitals at a hall with a grand piano. Music N More accepts students of any age and skill level, and it conducts early morning and lunch time sessions for retirees, homeschoolers' parents, working professionals, college students, and other enthusiasts with busy schedules. The school also offers voice classes, summer camps, and band instrument rentals, and it does not bind anyone to contracts.
Orlando, FL(407) 802-4621
Music Shack is a store in Longwood that sells, repairs, and rents out instruments. The company runs a 4,100-square-foot facility, and it has studios where students can learn to play instruments like violin, mandolin, harmonica, snare drum, and mallet percussion. One of the violin teachers holds a Bachelor of Arts in Violin Performance, and she has performed with musicians like the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and the Grateful Klez. Music Shack is open from Monday to Saturday, and it welcomes students of any age or ability level. The instructors hold 30-minute sessions, and they only allow one make-up class per month. Clients can “stop in for more info,” or they can call the staff to ask about the rates and programs.
Longwood, FL(407) 678-1765
New World Music School of Orlando is a learning center in Winter Park that offers violin lessons. The faculty members have either a degree or professional experience in music, and they design the programs according to each student's interests, goals, and needs. The facility affords the learners to showcase their skills during recitals, and it holds concerts in the Lake Eola Disney Amphitheater and other grand venues within the city. New World Music of Orlando has been catering to music enthusiasts and aspiring performers since 1997, and it also provides instruction in voice and instruments like piano, cuatro, tresero, Latin percussion, acoustic and electric guitar, and drums. The staff do not require semester minimums and long-term contracts, and the studio welcomes adults and children.
Winter Park, FL(407) 673-2462
Sharon Hartmann Fiddle Instruction is a violin lesson provider in Orlando that welcomes learners of any age and performance level. The founder and teacher, Ms. Hartmann, has been playing the violin for more than four decades, and she has won in various competitions, such as the Florida State Fiddle Contest. Ms. Hartman specializes in Irish or Celtic, bluegrass, and old-time music, but she will help her students play their own style. Sharon Hartmann Fiddle Instruction holds private and group sessions in the studio or at the students' homes within four miles of the facility, and it builds the training programs around each client's musical intention and inclination. Parents and enthusiasts can get in touch with Ms. Hartmann by telephone or e-mail.
Orlando, FL(407) 325-7787
The Music Box is a training studio in Winter Springs and Apopka that offers violin, piano, guitar, ukelele, drums, and flute lessons. The center caters to learners aged four and above, and it has beginner, intermediate, and advanced programs. The students get the opportunity to perform in events and recitals each year, and they can participate in the JamBox band experience. The Music Box also holds voice and early-childhood Musikgarten classes, and the weekly 30-minute private sessions cost $109 per month. The registration fee for newcomers is $35.
Winter Springs, FL(407) 505-1611
The Music Den is an instruction facility in Apopka that offers in-studio and in-home lessons in violin, keyboards, banjo, trumpet, and other instruments. The trainers hold both the appropriate education and experience, and they customize the programs to meet every student's musicianship objectives. One of the violin teachers is a career musician and educator, who is a founding member if the Orlando Philharmonic, and she received her degree in violin performance, magna cum laude, from Wichita State University. The Music Den do not pay any registration and recital fees, and they are not required to sign long-term contracts. The center also tunes and re-stings guitars and electric basses, and it gives free trial lessons.
Apopka, FL(407) 719-8114