Discover What Omaha School of Music and Dance Has To Offer. Learning a musical instrument provides a wide array of benefits, starting with physical and mental benefits in both children and adults. These benefits trickle into their everyday lives that reduce stressful situations, increases auditory memory and strengthens cognitive skills. For children specifically, music has the ability to improve attendance at school, overall increase exam scores in certain areas, such as math, and fosters a community to be a part of and active in.
Areas of Music Offered
Ranging from beginners to very advanced, from private lessons to group lessons, and classical to pop styles, you can be sure that our piano classes can get you where you want to go. Omaha School of Music and Dance offers private piano lessons that range in time from 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour, once per week. Our introductory group piano classes last one semester and offer a group learning environment for 45 minutes, once per week. For the kiddos 5 and under, we offer a Music Fun Time for the early development stages of music. In all cases, you tell us the speed in which you’re comfortable starting, and we’ll make sure you’ll excel. See more about our piano classes and scheduling at our website linked here.
In our private guitar lessons, we offer acoustic, eclectic, bass guitar and even ukulele with styles ranging from rock, classical, pop and more. When learning the guitar, playing solo or to one day play in a band, you gain the ability to multitask, better hand coordination and improve sight-reading and listening skills. Guitar classes are offered in 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour, once per week. Read more about our teacher’s skill levels and scheduling at our website linked here.
There’s a unique mystery surrounding string instruments and their history, but one that’s broken-down during lessons with teachers who perform regularly with orchestras and bands around the local area. Omaha School of Music and Dance offers private violin, viola and cello classes for 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour, once per week. Sting lessons provide many benefits to children and adults that include better memory and attention span, proper instrumental techniques, improved posture, increased social skills for children, and reduced stress for adults. Learn more about scheduling at our website linked here.
Instruments that fall into the “woodwind” category are the flute, saxophone, clarinet, bassoon, and oboe because they have a wooden reed that vibrates when a person blows into or across the mouthpiece. Woodwind instruments are often found in orchestras and school-aged bands, and help strengthen ones breathing, improve posture and hand-eye coordination, relieve stress, and helps develop confidence in children and adults. These classes are offered for 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour, once per week. Read more on ages in starting a woodwind instrument and days available to schedule at our website linked here.
Our private brass lessons include trumpet, french horn, trombone, and tuba instruments, which produce sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the person’s lips. Brass instruments are most often played in orchestras or ensembles, as well as school band programs. Omaha School of Music and Dance is helpful in preparing children and adults who want to become a soloist or for school-aged marching bands and band testing reach their full potential. These classes are offered in 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 1 hour, once per week. See more on our age limitations and days brass lessons are taught at our website linked here.
Drums & Percussion
The percussion section keeps the rhythm for the audience to follow along, as well as adds special sounds with color and excitement. At Omaha School of Music and Dance, we offer two acoustic drum sets, with our teachers ready for beginners all the way to very advanced. Children and adults will perfect timing, rhythmic coordination and in some cases, enable ambidextrousness. Many benefits accompany learning the drums as it creates a feeling of connectedness, reduces stress, tension, and anxiety, as well as exercises both hemispheres of the brain. Read more about scheduling on our website linked here.
Music Fun Time
We offer a musical fun time for kiddos 18 months to 5 years of age to begin the fundamentals of music. Our teachers create an environment for the kids to learn different note values, music notations and symbols as well as mastering rhythms. Ultimately this class is meant to be fun! Learn more about scheduling your kiddo in a Music Fun Time class at our website linked here.
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