School of Music

Building Self-esteem and Confidence
with Well-rounded Music Education.

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Founded in 1999, The School of Music offers programs for all ages. Private lessons include options for various instruments such as piano, voice, guitar, drums, ukulele, strings, woodwinds & brass.

The School of Music offers performances in our Recital Hall and Black Box Theatre throughout the year. Students have lessons in the Jackson Arts Building on a weekly basis. For students interested in music production and recording, our studio houses an audio/visual production space. Instructors at NSSOTA are highly sought after in the North Texas area. In addition to higher education degrees, many are active professional musicians and performers.

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The Six Pillars of
The School of Music

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SIGHT READING:

UNDERSTANDING THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC

Enforcing continuous note reading exercise that require the student to understand the language of music.

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RHYTHM:

THE HEARTBEAT OF MUSIC: RHYTHM SKILLS

The heartbeat of music, developing rhythm skills to allow students to understand, feel,
and play rhythmically.
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TECHNIQUE:

PROMOTING MUSICIANSHIP & ARTISTRY

Expect and enforce proper technique that will promote artistry and musicianship.
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MUSIC THEORY:

DEEPEN APPRECIATION OF THEORY

Assigning theory lessons and holding the student accountable to complete theory
work each week.
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EAR TRAINING:

EMPOWERING & EQUIPPING TO PLAY BY EAR

Equipping the student with theory and ear training tools that empower them to play by ear. Hear the natural phrasing, dynamics, and shape of the repertoire.
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PERFORMANCE:

BECOMING A WELL ROUNDED MUSICIAN

Teaching the student to prepare, polish, and perform a piece of music while building their self-esteem and confidence
as a well-rounded musician.

Private Music Lessons

Private music instruction provides students one on one learning to develop a lifelong passion for music. Take lessons in our beautiful studio in Argyle, TX. We also offer in-home and virtual options. The curriculum will be tailored to a student’s ability and interests based on the six pillars of NSSOTA’s School of Music.

Instrumental Instruction includes:

  • Piano (classical & jazz)
  • Voice (any genre)
  • Guitar (acoustic, electric, & bass)
  • Ukulele
  • Drum kit
  • Percussion
  • Strings (violin, viola, & cello)
  • Woodwinds
  • Brass
  • Harp

Unsure of where to start? Our Music Explorer Package allows students to rotate through up to three instruments every 4 lessons. This is a great introduction to private lessons.

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T.E.A.M. Jam Performing Groups

In T.E.A.M. Jam (Together Everyone Achieves More), students will make music and perform together. It is a powerful and rewarding way to grow, challenge, and inspire one another!

Through an audition process, we place students based on age and ability into these performance focused programs:

Glee Club (Ages 6-18): Age/ability placement. Learn to sing a variety of musical genres. Learn vocal techniques, solfege, sight singing, and how to harmonize while blending with other voices.

One AChord (Ages 13-18): Age/ability placement. Learn to perform string instruments as a chamber orchestra (mini orchestral groups).

BandLIFE (Ages 8-18): Age/ability placement. Learn to write, arrange, improvise, and play in a garage band, worship band, or tock band setting with others.

Heart Song (Ages 8-18): Students will learn to lead and perform praise and worship songs in a worship band.

Find out about our special program options:

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Early
Childhood

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Homeschool

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Adults

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Music/Art
Therapy