Music Scene has two locations (Wichita and Andover), 18 teachers, that teach in 12 private studios. We offer lessons 7 days a week.
The majority of our teachers are degreed in music, many holding master degrees. Combined teaching experience is over 300 years.
Also, we have a full retail store where you can purchase your books and other gear. In addition, we have a full repair shop. Our lead repair technician has over 18 years experience.
It has been a pleaure the past 5 years working with all the young musicians at Music Scene and watching their musical growth.
We believe that you are never too old to learn to play an instrument and that music is a lifelong endeavor.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
We sit down with the new student and talk about their experience level, and goals to determine a curriculum to pursue.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
We have 18 music teachers at Music Scene. The majority of them are degreed. Those that are not have applicable experience.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
Our typical lessons are $90 per month for a 30 minute lesson each week. If a family has two or more students, or is a student taking double lessons, the rate is lowered to $85 for 30 minute lessons.
How did you get started teaching?
We opened the music store in 2011 and started teaching music lessons immediately. Prior to that, my wife and I both taught private music lessons from our home.
What types of students have you worked with?
We have worked with students from age 3 up to 78! You are never too old to play an instrument.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
We have monthly recitals (showcases) and all of them are very enjoyable for both the teachers and students. We like to encourage our students to perform to audience if they are up to it.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
The student should make sure the teacher is degreed or has applicable experience. Also, the student and teacher should make sure the goals are clearly understood. We believe setting goals is very important upfront.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
The student should make sure they have the time to practice at least 20 to 30 minutes per day. They should also look at their schedule and make sure they can attend the weekly lesson on a consistent basis.