We offer a custom-tailored personality type match for each student with a teVelde Certified Teacher that loves to teach music. Our teachers complete 100+ hours of targeted training in how to present music in a way that is easy to follow, and motivating to play. They complete annual continuing training so that they are current in the latest tips and techniques for learning music! All of our teachers are employees of the teVelde Conservatory of Music, which means they will be around long term. Many of our teachers have taught for 5-10 years or more, and have been playing and learning their instruments for most of their lives.
We are the only school in the world to teach Perfect Absolute Pitch to all ages of students! We've been doing it for 15 years, and the results are epic. Our teachers are trained to teach our patented "SensAPitch, A Whole-Brain Music Method"(TM) that teaches students to hear the difference in color vibration between each note without reference to an instrument. This is Perfect Absolute Pitch, and it's the "secret sauce" of musical talent. Our students learn to read faster, play real music better, and are able to play by ear more easily because they process music notes in color. Our whole-brain music method utilizes both hemispheres of your brain so that you can learn music naturally and quickly. We currently have adults learning to play piano well in under one year of lessons!
For Parents: Our parents and grandparents don't miss a moment of the fun! Our waiting rooms allow you to watch the lessons taking place, even with multiple siblings at one time! You get to watch the genius emerging as yourtheir children thefirst hand! interaction between student and teacher, and really get full picture of what their child needs to learn at home.
Students earn real awards through attendance to our schools. Through our involvement with I.C.M.E., Certificate of Merit, and other music organizations, students may perform in front of accredited judges, that document their progress every six (6) months! This allows them to get the most valuable scholarships when they apply for college music programs.
All of our classrooms have new Yamaha pianos, and many of our advanced classrooms have two pianos, one for the student, one for the teacher. This allows learning by ear and modeling of valuable performance skills. We have a drum classroom with two full kits, and a Beautiful Performance suite with two Grand Pianos in it, one Yamaha and one Steinway. Many of our classrooms are multi-instrumental, with 2 or more instruments (ie: piano and drums, piano and voice, guitar and drums, flute and ukelele, etc.) in one room. This allows us to play with the student, or put together small groups to play together. We love creating family bands, where siblings play together in one classroom. We also have iPads and computers with composition software for use by our students and teachers during the lessons.