Offering private lessons since 2013, Chambers Music Studio is the premier music school for viola lessons in Bexley, Ohio. We make an unparalleled commitment to our students and are able to tailor our students’ instruction to meet their individual needs, regardless of skill or experience level. Our gifted instructors make it easy for our students to learn in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Contact the Chambers Music Studio today to register for your Bexley, Ohio viola lessons.
Why Should You Take Viola Lessons In Bexley, Ohio
Everyone loves to hear a skilled musician play the viola. Interestingly, many musicians first learn to play the violin or viola before advancing on to other instruments. The viola is genuinely a terrific instrument to start on. It is great for the beginner musician because it is easy to play for children or those with smaller hands, it provides a solid foundation for playing any instrument, and, maybe most importantly, it is fun to play. The viola is featured in classical music, jazz, blues, rock, folk music, and many other musical genres. The viola can be enjoyed so many different ways – solo performances, accompanied by vocalists, or accompanied by other instruments and musicians.
Our instructors at the Chambers Music Studio love giving viola lessons at our Bexley, Ohio studio. We incorporate sight-reading, ear-training, music history, musicianship, musicality, and proper technique in all our private violin lessons. We also love to use various music games to help strengthen our students’ understanding of music concepts. Viola students may participate in a wide array of events including, family recitals, nursing home recitals, adjudicated events, and more.
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About Viola Lessons In Bexley, Ohio
With a public school music background, owner and instructor Julie Chambers has been teaching private piano and voice lessons from her home in Bexley, OH since 2013. She has enjoyed watching her students grow musically, emotionally, and developmentally. Several years ago, Julie Chambers added several new teachers and instruments to the studio. Chambers Music Studio now offers a team of the most gifted instructors which will make your Bexley, Ohio viola lessons a truly special experience. She has been committed to offering her students the best viola lessons in all of central Ohio. She works with a team of the most gifted instructors which will make your Bexley, Ohio violin lessons a truly special experience. Chambers Music Studio offers its students excellent instruction and a comfortable environment in which to learn. Recognizing that viola lessons offered out of someone’s home can be a bit isolating, Julie collaborated with friends and community leaders to create a community music school that provides a more colloquial setting for viola lessons in Bexley, Ohio.
Viola Lessons In Bexley, Ohio: What To Know
Chambers Music Studio takes great pride in the quality of its viola lessons and other musical instruction. We have the best instructors around and have the right instructor for you, regardless of your skill or experience level. Julie pairs each student with the ideal instructor based upon the student’s interests, availability, and needs. She takes the time to get to know each student so they are suitably paired with the best instructor for their Bexley, Ohio viola lessons.
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Performance Goals For Your Viola Lessons In Bexley, Ohio
We’ve all heard that learning music is like learning another language—a beautiful, fun, interesting language. Mastery requires lots of patience, time, and practice. We invite students to participate in any number of educational activities as a means to encourage their enthusiasm and promote their progress. Some students might have an interest in performing amidst the hustle and bustle of a Bexley, Ohio coffee shop or ice cream parlor. Others may prefer formal recitals at a local church or Bexley, Ohio performance hall. Some students enjoy performing alongside other musicians at local events like our Holiday Hop. There are those students, too, who appreciate critique of their play and choose to perform to an audience of judges. No matter your preference, Chamber Music Studio offers an option that suits your personality and satisfies your performance ambitions.
Other Advantages Of Your Bexley, Ohio Viola Lessons
Despite popular belief, viola lessons aren’t exclusively for young children. The viola can be learned at any time throughout one’s life, from preschool to beyond retirement. In fact, though there is certainly a positive impact on the brain from learning music as a child, taking viola lessons can be beneficial to anyone, no matter their age. There are many benefits to taking viola lessons from Chambers Music Studio in Bexley, Ohio.
Music And The Brain
Scientists have studied the effects of music on the mind. Music keeps your brain engaged. Listening to or playing music offers your brain mental exercise that keeps it strong throughout the aging process.
Music And Your Health
Scientists have also found that listening to and playing music, like the viola, positively affects your mental health and mood. Listening to and playing music has been shown to reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain while improving one’s memory, mental alertness, and sleep quality.
Music And Language Skills/Literacy Development
Not only does music benefit your physical and mental health, but it also improves early language and literacy development. Learning how to play the viola has been shown to have many cognitive benefits. This process serves to sharpen the mind, as well as enhance communication skills. These benefits have been shown to be incredibly long-lasting. Many adults show enhanced neural responses due to taking viola lessons as children, even if they no longer play. Though these benefits are likely more pronounced in children, due to the enhanced elasticity of their brains, they can provide benefits for adults, as well.
Viola Lessons And Dexterity
By learning to play the viola, a person learns to work with both hands separately and simultaneously completing complex actions. Hand-eye coordination is enhanced by reading the notes and taking the necessary subsequent action with one’s fingers. Learning how to play the viola requires incredibly complex functions.
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Virtual Viola Lessons At Chambers Music Studio In Bexley, Ohio
During these unprecedented times, Chambers Music Studio is committed to the health and safety of its students and instructors. As such, we are offering online and virtual instruction to our students in addition to in person viola lessons. Contact Chambers Music Studio to learn more about our online or virtual instruction. We offer lessons in Piano, Violin, Viola, Bass, Cello, Strings, Singing, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Brass, Trumpet, Euphonium, Woodwinds, Oboe, Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Drums, Percussion and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
A: We welcome students of all ages.
A: The youngest, we usually recommend is 3-5 years old for children.
A: Of course, practice is important between lessons to remember everything we’ve learned.
A: Very young children should keep practice sessions short and fun. With as little at 5 minutes a few times a week a piano student can progress quickly while enjoying music.
A: Every day is a wonderful goal.
A: Some students are very busy and involved in numerous activities. Those busy students can still progress with as little as 1-3 practice sessions a week. The best rule to follow is the day after a lesson, the day before a lesson, and a day or two in between.
A: Yes, anyone can begin learning music at any age. The lessons will be tailored to your specific goals.
A: Our teachers have studied various methods of teaching including Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze, Suzuki, etc. Our lessons include developing proper technique, sight-reading, ear-training, and musicianship, while learning various styles and pieces.
A: For viola students in Bexley, Ohio an appropriately fitted acoustic viola is ideal. You can get fitted at the Violin Loft in Columbus, Ohio.
We have so many opportunities for students to perform for family and friends at formal recitals, community performances, and adjudicated events. Check out our community performances here.
*From her review of Music and Early Language Acquisition from Frontiers in Psychology.