Fall is around the corner, and if you’ve got learning on your mind, don’t forget your musical education!
Music on the Hill rents many kinds of instruments and sells sheet music, musical toys for children, and accessories like bow rosin and replacement reeds. They offer lessons in guitar, ukulele, drums, brass, and woodwind instruments as well as voice lessons, all on both an individual and group basis.
Music on the Hill was selected as one of the top 100 music stores in North America by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), a distinction they also held for the previous two years. The store also one of three finalists in the “Top Emerging Dealer” category, which recognizes music stores who have opened in the past five years. Music on the Hill opened in 2013.
Check out the variety of lessons currently on offer below!
To register, call Music on the Hill at (202) 733-3158 or email [email protected]
BEGINNING GROUP UKULELE
Monday 8 PM
Ukulele has risen in popularity over the last few years, and it’s easy to see why. This instrument is compact, bouncy and easy to play. But don’t let the initial simplicity fool you: this instrument can be taken to very exciting musical places. Ukulele teacher Lindy Campbell creates an extremely warm and positive environment in which to get started. You will learn chords and strumming patterns to popular songs. Come see what all the fuss is about!
BEGINNING GROUP GUITAR
Tuesday 8 PM
A fun and low pressure environment is the best way to get started on the guitar. Harley Cullen will help you jump-start your playing while helping you avoid the common pitfalls that “internet education” can lead to. Students will learn chords and strumming patterns to popular songs and basic guitar theory, so you’ll be well positioned to keep growing as a musician once the class is over.
BEGINNING GROUP BANJO
Wednesday at 8 PM
Try something new! Students will be introduced to basic chords, right hand patterns and simple songs. Great for absolute beginners or guitar/uke players who want to try their hand at something different. Beginning Group Banjo is taught by Phillips Saylor Wisor.
Ages- 3.5-5 years old
Tuesday 4:30 PM
Thursday 4:30 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM
Music on the Hill’s preschool ukulele class is designed for young children who love music, but aren’t quite ready for private lessons yet. Lindy Campbell will help students learn how to properly handle the ukulele, play real chords, and learn songs ranging from classic children’s songs to Bob Marley and the Beatles. What’s more, your child will have their pick of colorful Kala ukes to play on. Students will also be introduced to other percussion instruments and begin learning the fundamentals of reading music in a fun way. Sessions are designed to establish a great foundation for your child on which to build their future musical experiences.
Class Length- 25-30 minutes
Caregivers are invited to sit in the waiting room during their child’s class. It is not logistically possible for them to participate in the room with their child.
*Preschool Uke-n-More costs $275, which includes the purchase of a ukulele.