WHARTON ARTS WILL HELP YOU DISCOVER YOUR DREAMS—AND GROW WITH THEM! 50% OFF NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT
For a limited time, new students get 50% OFF online private music lessons ($32 per lesson). THIS DISCOUNT IS NOW EXTENDED THROUGH THE MONTH OF OCTOBER!*
Questions? Get a FREE 1-to-1 CONSULTATION via phone or Zoom with Director of Student Services Kristen Wuest:
Learn from conservatory graduates from The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, Indiana University, and more! Our award-winning teachers are engaging, nurturing, and simply the best. Try an online group class or private lesson and experience everything Wharton Arts has to offer. And with our online learning platform, you can learn anywhere, any time.
Wharton’s Performing Arts School offers online private music lessons in piano, guitar, violin, cello, viola, double bass, saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, French horn, harp, percussion and voice. Study with one of over forty instructors, many of whom have students competing on the state and national level annually. Our faculty perform professionally on Broadway, in symphony orchestras, and as studio recording musicians, often appearing both on tv and radio.
Faculty Spotlight: Pianist Eric Olsen
Education: B.M. Piano Performance magna cum laude, Syracuse University and M.M. Jazz Studies & Piano Performance High Distinction, Indiana University
Eric has taught piano, organ, music composition, music theory, and ear training for an impressive 36 years! He teaches both classical and jazz piano styles at Wharton Arts. His students have won competitions including the Music Educators Association (MEA), Piano Teachers of America, Wharton Arts Honors Recitals, Crescendo International Festival, MusicFest, and Montclair Women’s Club. Notably, one of his Performing Arts School students was the 1st Place Senior Division Winner of the Eric Steiner Composition Competition from the Music Educators Association four years in a row! ENROLL NOW
Faculty Spotlight: Violinist Mikhail Kuchuk
Education: M.M. Violin Performance, Odessa National Music Academy (Ukraine) and Postgraduate Studies & Performer’s Diploma, Freiburg Music Academy (Germany)
Misha has taught violin, viola, music history, and music literature since 1998 and has served on Wharton’s faculty since 2002. Although a diverse player himself and consummate improviser, his style of teaching is mostly classical. His students have participated on the state level in Regional Intermediate Orchestra, Regional High School Orchestra, and All-State Orchestra, and many of his students have been top prize winners in the Golden Key, Crescendo International Festival, Olympic Challenge, and ASTACAP competitions. ENROLL NOW
Faculty Spotlight: Flutist Laura George
Education: B.A. Music-Flute Performance Fine Arts Teaching Fellowship, University of Missouri-St. Louis; M.A. Music-Flute Performance, Western Illinois University; Certificat de Stage Flute Master Class at L’Université d’Été (Nice, France), taught by Jean-Pierre Rampal
Hailing from a musical family, Laura has taught flute, piccolo, and chamber music for three decades. Her students’ accomplishments are many and varied and include acceptance at the legendary Tanglewood Music Festival, Wharton Arts Honors Recitals, First Chair in the Eastern Wind Youth Symphony, soloists at Carnegie Hall upon winning top prizes in the Little Mozarts and Crescendo International Festival competitions, All-State Wind Ensemble, and Region 1 and 2 Bands, including First Chair Flute and Piccolo. ENROLL NOW
“My son went from not being able to play the piano at all to performing in the music school’s recital within a few months. I never expected to see that kind of progress so quickly.” – 2019 Performing Arts School Parent
With the 50% OFF NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT* you can discover and grow at Wharton Arts:
- Instrument Nights (every Monday in November)
- Piano Master Class annually with a distinguished guest artist
- Super Sunday Marathon Recitals
- Juries for those students wanting extra feedback
- Honors Recitals by acceptance only
- Piano Concerto Competition win a chance to perform with the New Jersey Youth Symphony
- Workshops & Webinars
- Member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education
- Founding school of the Royal Conservatory of Music
*The 50% OFF NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT is four (4) 30-minute online lessons at a 50% discount ($128) and NO REGISTRATION FEE. This offer is for new students only and subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer. No refunds. Regular lesson rates apply after the initial four lessons. Lessons must be scheduled on consecutive weeks. Offer ends October 31, 2020. Speak with Student Services at 908-790-0700.
Wharton’s Performing Arts School offers music lessons for all ages and abilities. With online Zoom lessons, students can learn and improve on their instrument regardless of their location. Need more information? Call us at 908-790-0700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wharton is more than just a music school; with almost four decades of leadership in music education, we truly are a community where you can share your passion for the performing arts and the joyful pursuit of music with others. Take advantage of our 50% OFF NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT and see what it’s all about!
As New Jersey’s largest community music education center and now expanding nationwide, we believe that arts education should be available to everyone regardless of the ability to pay. We offer sibling discounts and flexible lesson packages including academic year, semester, and trimester options. Financial Assistance is available and 100% of eligible private lesson students receive tuition benefits. Contact us for more information.