It’s back-to-school time! New clothes, new books, new classes—lots of new assignments and maybe new teachers and new friends too—football, track, theater, “In The Know” team, science club… With a new workload and endless possibilities, it might seem impossible to find the time for guitar or piano lessons, let alone the time for daily practice. It’s time to […]
Join us for an evening of socializing and live music on Saturday, April 4th! The classical guitar music of Whitney and Ventola Music Studios instructor Christopher Whitney will be featured with Annalisa Ventola opening on piano. The party starts at 7pm. Concert will start at approximately 8pm and end by around 9:15 (with breaks). Bring […]
Is Santa bringing a guitar or piano to your household? Maybe you want to inspire a friend or loved one to take up some private music instruction? We have gift certificates for the following:$12: Consultation$36: Consultation + 1 Follow-Up Lesson$60: Consultation + 2 lessons$84: Consultation + 3 lessons Contact us to make arrangements to get […]
Chris has a added new video to his Youtube channel. In this video he explores the C Lydian scale on the guitar, demonstrating several technical exercises and performing two self-composed C Lydian etudes. Check it out!
Once again, the studio is in the news! This time its a Columbus Alive feature on the research and music of our piano/trombone instructor Annalisa Ventola. Check out the story here.
Arts & Life reporter Courtney Voisard for Ohio State University’s The Lantern did a feature on our Fearless Performance Workshop. Check it out at: https://www.thelantern.com/2018/10/fearless-performance-workshop-boosts-musicians-confidence-and-fights-stage-fright/ And yes, we do have a “no spectators rule” – even for Arts & Life reporters. Last October’s workshop was a lot of fun. Next one is on November 7th.
Our Introduction to Guitar Class is our free offering to the Columbus community. Is Grandma’s old guitar gathering dust in the closet? Maybe you received one as a gift and just haven’t got around to learning to play it yet? This is a great opportunity to get started! All ages are welcome, but children under 10 should […]
Christopher Whitney has just finished the first instructional video in his series titled Guitar Horizons, Modal Explorations for Intermediate and Advanced Players. Episode III – C Phrygian. (If you want to know what happened to episodes I and II, you’ll just have to wait for the prequels.) In these videos we explore the tonality of various modes […]
1. Go to a guitar store 2. Ask for a Yamaha C40 3. Buy it. Well… okay, maybe there’s a little more to it than that… 1. Why a guitar store (or music retailer of any kind i.e. Sam Ash) as opposed to a pawn shop, department store or online? A music retailer is more […]
Got an old guitar sitting around collecting dust? Thinking about picking it up? For $25 we’ll sit down together to inspect and restring your instrument (strings included). If it’s in good working order, Chris will show you how to restring and tune it – takes about 45 minutes. If it’s not in good enough working […]