20 Great Things about Music in Chappaqua:
1. Amazing Faculty: We have the most enthusiastic, caring, supportive, encouraging, accomplished and dedicated teachers available.
2. Beautiful Facility: We have clean, modern interior design, relaxing lobby with visibility into all lesson studios
3. High End Equipment: We have 4 Steinway grand pianos, fully equipped Rock rehearsal room
4. Fantastic Performance Venues: Our performances take place at notable venues such as Steinway Hall, The Wainwright House, Rockwood Music Hall and Bitter End in NYC, where so many stars have launched their careers.
5. Flexible Teaching Locations: We offer lessons in both our studios or in the comfort of your own home
6. Regular Performance Opportunities: We offer year round performances including Open Mic Nights, Singer-songwriter shows, Formal Recitals and Rock and Roll shows
7. All Genres Of Music: We teach all styles including Classical, Jazz, Broadway, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Pop, Hip-hop, Rock, Progressive Rock, Metal and everything in between.
8. All Instruments: We teach all instruments including Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophones, Trumpet, Guitar, Electric Bass, Drums and Songwriting.
9. Custom Tailored Curriculum: We listen to you, your desires, needs and wants and custom tailor your private lessons or Rock Workshop experiences to suit your personal artistic and educational requirements. Any level from the absolute beginner to the professional who is preparing to go into the recording studio. We welcome you all and look forward to helping you.
10. Positive Learning Environment: Not only are the teachers and the facility wonderful, but at Music in Chappaqua, you can also make lots of friends performing or collaborating in rock bands, songwriting sessions and recitals.
11. Easy Scheduling: We are open 7 days per week all year round and generally follow the public school calendar and have extremely flexible summer opportunities
12. All Ages: Whether you’re an early childhood beginner or an adult student looking to improve their skills, we encourage all of you to call us and tell us your dreams.
13. We Listen to You: We love our students and want the best for them, we listen to you and match your teacher with your learning style, music preferences and personality.
14. Summer Rock And Roll Camp: We have an amazing summer camp called the New York Rock Academy. This highly successful day camp runs for 6 week long sessions every summer. The motivating force at New York Rock Academy is excitement! Regardless of their level, students will be encouraged to explore the music they truly love. Kids and teens are placed into bands with others of similar age, taste and playing ability, and immediately begin making music.
15. Confidence and Self Expression: We inspire our students with enthusiasm and exuberance. We believe that successful musicians don’t only need to learn the notes, but that real music making requires that they also be confident and comfortable in their own skin. This is what we teach.
16. Award Winning Students: Whether you are interested in classical music competitions, NYSSMA, NYSMTA, singer-songwriter or vocal competitions, Music in Chappaqua’s students are winning across the board. Let us know if you are interested in competitions and we will prepare you to perform at your highest potential!
17. Incredibly Successful Alumni: We are so proud of the many students who have moved on from Music in Chappaqua to study at great educational institutions such as The Manhattan School of Music, Interlochen Arts Academy, Duke University, Yale University, Princeton University, Stanford University and furthermore, continued into thriving careers in music such as world renowned mezzo soprano Stephanie Marshall who began her studies with Music in Chappaqua’s director, Janet Angier.
18. Beautiful Landscaping: Please enjoy our gardens. It’s so nice that we received The Beautification Award from the Town of New Castle in 2003, so please enjoy sitting in our garden or use our picnic tables at the back.
19. Giving Back to The Community: Every year we sponsor local groups and activities including this past summer’s sponsorship of Chappaqua’s Summer Concert Series 2013. We appreciate you in New Castle and enjoy giving back.
20. A Trustworthy Business For 20 Years: Let’s start another wonderful 20 years together!