Music Composition Raleigh, NC

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Lesson Title

Making Music My Own

A course designed to teach you how to write your own music. For beginner & intermediate levels


Class Descriptions

Beginning Level

The beginning level of "Making Music My Own" allows students with no prior musical experience to learn the written "language" of music. By the end of this eight - week course, not only will they be able to write their own original music, but they will play it at the piano with two hands! An observer in this classroom might see students:

The last day of the class will be a concert of the music they have written — a wonderful achievement! This is an excellent class for students who are thinking about taking private lessons on any instrument. Students who complete the beginning level of this course are encouraged to take their music to the next level by continuing on to the Intermediate class.

Intermediate Level

The intermediate level of "Making Music My Own" is designed for students who play above the beginning level on an instrument or voice and know how to read music. It is a chance for them to use their instruments and voices to play music they have created by themselves — a chance they rarely get in their regular private lessons. By the end of this ten-week course, students will:


The last day will be a concert in which you will get to hear the students play all of the fantastic music they have written-and you will be amazed!

Which Level is Right for Me?

If you can answer "YES" to ALL of the following questions then you are at the intermediate level.

Rates & Class Times

Making Music My Own Beginner Level

Four 45 minute classes each month for $151 per month.

Call Debra at 919-556-6151 if interested in signing up for this class.

Making Music My Own Intermediate Level

Four 45 minute classes each month for $151 per month.

Call Debra at 919-556-6151 if interested in signing up for this class.

About the Teacher

Stacey teaches piano, composition, and music theory.  She began taking piano lessons at the age of nine and continued her keyboard studies throughout college and graduate school.  She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music at the College of Staten Island, a Master of Music Composition at Temple University, and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree at Coastal Carolina University.  Stacey has been teaching music professionally for 10 years in both classroom and private settings.  Stacey's goal for her private students is to nurture music-learning as a fun, joyful experience and to encourage students to make music their own through composition.  Stacey weaves composition into her piano curriculum so that students can express themselves creatively and gain a more thorough understanding of the inner workings of music.  


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