The Music Department at HWS offers private instruction in strings, brass, guitar, piano, percussion, voice, and woodwinds to beginning and experienced student musicians alike. Students having taken lessons in the past are encouraged (though not required) to bring a piece of music from their repertoire to play for the instructor during the first lesson. Weekly half-hour applied music lessons carry a one-half course credit per semester, the fee is $330 for fourteen half-hour lessons.
Contact the appropriate teacher below to inquire about taking private lessons.
Brass: Stacy Carolan
Cello: Walden Bass
Drums (set only): Steve Curry
Jazz Piano: Bob Barbuto
Jazz Saxophone: Alexa Tarantino
Organ: MaryAnn Hamilton
Percussion (other than set): Anthony Calabrese
Violin and Viola: Blagomira Lipari
Woodwinds: Professor Joseph Berta (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone)
- Pianos are available for use in several practice rooms.
- Standard instrument locker space is available ($5 refundable deposit); contact Katherine Walker to arrange for storage.
For more information about opportunities for individual instruction in music, please contact the department.
Call - (315) 781-3347