MUSIC WORKS COMMUNITY, in the Phoenix valley since 1974, was formerly known as Music Works Academy. MWC is an association of music teachers dedicated to providing quality music instruction and offering year-round lessons and classes in piano, guitar, voice and beginning strings for all ages. In addition, MWC is the home of Prelude: A Musical Beginning, music classes from birth – first grade. A Music Education TechTime Lab is an additional component beyond the weekly lesson that is available to piano students during the MWC academic school year.
A Musical Beginning for the Young
PreSchool, Kindergarten and First Grade children, ages 3 – 6, participate in the Prelude Piano Program at Music Works Community. Small group piano classes are offered in two 15-class semesters per academic school year and provide 4 – 6 children with age-appropriate musical experiences.
- EarlyBirds classes for Moms and little ones, birth-3 years, provide musical beginnings for the very young.
- ShiningStars classes for PreSchool students (3 – 5) have four – six children.
- LeapFrogs classes for Kindergarten and First Grade (5- 6+) have three-four children.
Piano Lessons for All Ages
MWC offers year round, weekly Piano Lessons Monday – Saturday to all ages, from preschoolers to senior citizens. Several lesson formats are available: Private, Piano Partnerships, and Parent Piano Classes. Piano study includes all levels of repertoire and all styles of music.
A TechTime Piano Lab is an additional component of the piano curriculum for elementary, middle and high school students during the academic school year. This is scheduled in conjunction with the weekly lesson as a 20-minute block before or after the lesson time with the instructor
Guitar, Voice and Strings
Year round private study in Voice, Guitar and Beginning Strings is offered Monday – Saturday. MWC welcomes beginners as well as those who want to take their singing and playing to a new level.
Voice lessons at MWC include a wide variety of genre including sight singing, improvisational and jazz, broadway and show tunes, and folk songs. Guitar lessons are offered on both acoustic and electric guitar as well as bass guitar.