If you are a resident of Sharon you’ve probably already heard of Sharon Music Academy. You’ve listened to our students cello performance at your friend’s home, school concert, public park or on local cable TV station. You've probably also read about our students’ achievements and about our Academy in the Sharon Advocate or Boston Globe.
Sharon Music Academy has an extensive cello program. Our students successfully pass auditions and play in prestigious orchestras such as Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory Orchestra, All State Orchestra, South Eastern Massachusetts Orchestra and many local and school orchestras. They have opportunities to perform world-renowned stages, including Carnegie Hall in New York. Aspiring cellists from the Sharon Music Academy participate in many local, national and international competitions. The Academy also provides its cello students an opportunity to play chamber music and perform with professional musicians. Many of our former students continue to play in college orchestras and amateur chamber groups. Most importantly, however, our students acquire the skill, love, and appreciation for cello that lasts a lifetime.
We offer 30-minute, 45-minute and 60-minute private cello lessons. 30-minute lessons are recommended for children under the age of 8. Our cello program provides a structured approach to music education with an emphasis on mastering cello and combines the Suzuki as well as the traditional approach to cello study.
Cello Lessons FAQ
Q. What is the recommended age at which to start private cello lessons?A. The recommended age is 5 years. However, it is never too late to start learning and enjoying cello. We have students as young as 4 years old and as mature as 69.
Q. I want to try cello lessons. Where should I start?A.If you are a beginner it usually makes sense to start by renting a cello. To make it more convenient for our students the Sharon Music Academy has arranged with the national chain Rayburn to deliver and exchange cellos on site. Just visit Rayburn's rental page and choose “Affiliate: Sharon Music Academy” in “Select District” drop-down menu. Write down the confirmation number and email it to us. Students of the Sharon Music Academy may also have discounts on some instruments sold by Rayburn. Cellos come in different sizes and if you don't know what size you or your child needs there is plenty information online to help you determine the right size. For high-end instruments visit Carriage House Violins.
Occasionally, when a student outgrows a cello, he/she will sell their prior instrument by posting an ad on our bulletin board.