Lyric Music Studio with Julie Hauptman in the Houston Heights
Making music is a human birthright, but in general, our society reserves it as a privilege of the talented few. We are committed to providing the opportunity for all children (and adults!) to make music, in ensemble and eventually on a solo instrument, whether they have an initial talent or not. People love to make music, and we all deserve a safe environment in which to explore our ideas and musical imaginations. We meet students where they are emotionally, and their own desire motivates them to focus and accomplish amazing musical feats.
We offer Group classes for children, beginning with Kindermusik at age 3, and culminating with Group Piano at ages 7-11. We also offer Private Piano instruction for both older children (ages 10 and up) and adults. There are additional summer classes in Dulcimer Building and Adult Group Piano.
Classes are held in the Houston Heights. Please send email (click on left) for more information, and to register.
Research on the brain's development suggests that "music training can enhance both children's and adult's abilities to reason. Music ... trains the brain for higher forms of thinking." (Newsweek, February 19, 1996). Plato once said that "music is a more potent instrument than any other for education."
"We don't stop playing because we grow older. We grow older because we stop playing."
150 students a week from all over the Houston area attend preschool, school age, and adult music classes and piano lessons at the studio.
Neighborhoods represented include: the Houston Heights, Tanglewood, Inner Loop, Montrose River Oaks, Garden Oak,s Oak Forest, Northwest Houston, the West Side, Galleria Area, Upper Kirby, Timbergrove Manor, Uptown, Bellaire, Independance Heights, West University, Westbury, Midtown, Spring Branch, Memorial, Museum District, Braeswood Place, Candlelight, Rice Military, Cottage Grove, Lazybrook, Acres Home, Shady Acres, Inwood Forest, Meyerland, Hunters Point, University Oaks, Sunset Terrace, Afton Oaks, Sixth Ward, Southampton, Sherwood Forest, Sheperd Park Plaza, Katy, Passadena, Sharpstown, Lake Houston Area, Willowbend