String Lessons at the Omaha School of Music and Dance

What are String Instruments?

A string instrument is best described as an instrument that produces sound by vibrating the strings on it. The bodies of string instruments are hollow inside which allows sound to vibrate within them. The strings are also played most often by drawing a bow across them.

Sometimes the musicians will use their fingers to pluck the strings, and occasionally they will turn the bow upside down and play the strings with the wooden handle.

What are String Instruments Made of?

The bodies of the string instruments are made of different kinds of wood, but the strings are made of nylon, steel or sometimes gut. The handle of the bow is made of wood and the strings of the bow are actually horsehair from horse’s tails!

What are the Different Kinds of String Instruments?

  • Violin
  • Lyre
  • Cello
  • Viola
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Banjo
  • Harp
  • Lute
  • Zither
  • Ukulele

Who Teaches Strings at OSMD?

Here at the Omaha School of Music and Dance we have many string teachers. The specific instruments played by each teacher varies, so give us a call and we can verify that we have a teacher for your string instrument.

Violin: Julia, Karen, Mary, Mattia, and Ray.
Viola: Mattia, Mary
Guitar: Cameron, Derek, Eric, Jon, Katie, Ray, and Scott.
Cello: Karen, Mary, Mattia.

What Does a String Lesson Look Like at OSMD?

The string lessons at the Omaha School of Music and Dance are private one-on-one classes with a student and an instructor. The teacher will work individually with your student for during their weekly lesson.

Our most popular lesson length is a 30 minute lesson, though we have longer class times available. You could also do a 45 minute lesson or a 60 minute lesson.

Here is our current pricing:

  • 30 minute lesson = $35 per lesson
  • 45 minute lesson = $45 per lesson
  • 60 minute lesson = $60 per lesson

If you are interested in trying one of our string lessons, please call us at 402-515-9639 or contact us by filling out this form. We would love to have you in class!

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