Whether you are drawn to the robust sound of an orchestra or genres such as swing jazz, the clarinet is an essential component of both. An excellent instrument for beginners and advanced musicians alike, Greenwich Music’s clarinet lessons focus on beginning and expanding upon our students’ relationships with the instrument and the music alike. Together, you and your instructor can collaborate to determine and reach your desired style and skill level.
Children and adults alike will feel at home and welcomed in our beginner clarinet lessons. A beginner may bring in their favorite piece of music to learn, or the instructor would be glad to make a recommendation. Beginners may rent a clarinet from Greenwich Music’s rental studio, but must purchase their own reeds and complementary accessories. Ask a sales associate for more information.
In our beginner clarinet lessons, students learn a wide variety of technical exercises designed to improve on these factors including:
Fingering and notation
Breath control and support
Sight reading fundamentals
Already mastered the basics? Intermediate to advanced clarinet students receive personalized lessons and exercises with a focus the following areas:
Advanced sight reading and fingering speed
Advanced breath support
Throughout the years of owning a music school we have found that music learners benefit most from a customized approach. This is why all of our lessons are private one-on-one sessions. In these classes, our music teachers will tailor a music education program that best meets the needs, goals, and musical interests of the individual student. Our teachers are experienced in crafting lesson programs that will help each student succeed, and have fun while doing so.
We offer customized lessons for guitar, piano, drums, voice, violin, ukulele, bass, and all band instruments. Lessons are offered at our conveniently located facility, or from the comfort of your own home if you choose to have virtual lessons.
We know you're busy and it can be difficult to find a reliable clarinet teacher; that's why we go above and beyond to find the best clarinet teachers in the area. Greenwich Music's teaching staff are handpicked for both their credentials and versatile teaching styles, which allows them to work with a wide range of age groups and ability levels from the beginner to the most advanced students. Our teachers are university trained, and most are professional performers.
We know you'll find our clarinet teaching staff to be friendly and dedicated to teaching you the music that you want to learn. We are proud to be independently owned and operated, and strive to offer ongoing support to our instructors to ensure we always provide our students and parents with the best possible music learning experience.
Since 1985, Greenwich Music has helped thousands of students begin or continue on their musical journey. We have a proven track record of offering quality guitar, voice, singing, piano and drum lessons in the Greenwich, CT area year round. We are the largest music school in our area, offering private lessons in more than 15 different instruments, as well as comprehensive vocal instruction.
Our approach inspires musicianship by providing a strong foundation in the fundamental concepts of musical instruction as new musicians learn to play their chosen instruments. This means that the student will be provided with the basic principles of musical theory as they play songs that they enjoy, all while fostering a meaningful and fun relationship with music.
Our full time mission, to teach music lessons, has been trusted by thousands of families for over 30 years.
Instead of waiting in a retail showroom, our clients enjoy a parent's lounge with comfortable chairs, free wifi, magazines, and water. We also provide large observation windows for every room so that you can watch your child's lesson while you wait. Or if you prefer, you can sit in on the lessons at any time.
Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for lessons, including amplifiers, full drum kits, keyboards, pianos, and more.
Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing, and if they're progressing. A great way for a parent to see their child's progress is to have their child participate in a performance. Throughout the year Greenwich Music offers students several performance opportunities that include open mic jam nights and a spring student concert showcase. Parents never have to pay admission, or any related fees for performances.
Centrally located, our school draws students from Riverside, Greenwich, Old Greenwich, Cos Cob, Stamford, Darien and Rye Brook. With a convenient location, we're easy to find, right off of I-95.
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