Frequently Asked Questions

  • What books do you use to teach?

    We use a wide variety of methods. Every student’s curriculum is customized to help them meet their unique musical goals.

    Do we have to buy the lesson books?

    Yes. Every student is responsible to purchase the assigned lesson books, methods, songbooks and online digital music that the teacher selects. All of the materials needed are available to order easily online or at local music stores.

    What are your expectations for practicing?

    Daily practice is the goal. Practicing five days per week is the minimum. This is accomplished by a combination of desire and discipline. When nurtured properly, the student’s passion for music will drive their practicing and subsequent results. However like anything, it’s also takes the discipline of consistent daily focus.

    How long will it take for a student to become musically proficient?

    It’s rather simple: The more time a student plays and practices, the more they improve. That rate of improvement varies for everyone.

    Do you teach the same thing in the same ways to every student?

    Not at all. Every student’s curriculum is customized to help them meet the goals we’ve established and maximize their unique musical potential.

    How long are your lessons?

    30-minute minimum. 60-minute lessons are recommended for adults and intermediate to advanced students. Options include 30, 45, 60, 75 and 90 minute sessions. There is a 60 minute minimum for in-home lessons.

    Where are you located?

    1630 Latimer Lane in Hendersonville TN 37075. We are 1.5 miles from Long Hollow Pike and New Shackle Island Road near the Beech Schools.

    How old does a child need to be to start lessons?

    Students begin as early as age 3 on Piano, Voice and Violin.

    What are the different lessons available at Cedarstone?

    Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Drums, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro, Saxophone, Ukulele, Music Theory, Songwriting, Studio Production, Mix Engineering.