MUSIC LESSONS

Lifelong Lessons Through The Art of Music


Make your own kind of music at the YMCA’s lessons and classes.

We offer group and private opportunities for children starting at age 7 and adults of all ages. You can even take a bow at your own recitals and performance. Whether you're re-capturing the music of your youth or you've never played a note, our music instructor can get you back in the groove.

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MEET OUR MUSIC INSTRUCTORS

Kimberly Shaw

B.A., M.M., M.A., PhD, abd Eastman School of Music

Kimberly Shaw has over 40 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages. She holds multiple degrees from the prestigious Eastman School of Music where she taught music theory and keyboard skills for ten years. Ms. Shaw has served as a choral conductor for churches and schools, and has had over one thousand private students throughout her career.

In 2005, she started her own business, Hope School of Music here in Naples and currently offers lessons in guitar, voice, piano, and music theory in the YMCA of Naples and privately in homes.

Kimberly was recently chosen as the Steinway Top Teacher of the Year for 2016.


Daryl Best

M.S. Western Ill. U., B.A., Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA

Daryl has multiple degrees from the Berklee School of Music as well as a degree in Instructional Design and Technologies from Western Illinois University where he studied the development and making of instructional music methods and books.

Daryl has experience teaching one-on-one lessons, ensembles, public school bands and non-music classroom instruction as a substitute teacher in Lee and other counties in his home state of Illinois. Daryl also has an extensive music performance background, most notably with the Serendipity Singers, and the business experience of formerly owning a musical instrument store.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Through private lessons, students have the chance to pursue their passion for music with our skilled instructor. These one-on-one sessions allow students to advance their musical skills with focused attention.

Private lessons are available anytime and includes: Guitar, Ukulele and Piano


PRIVATE GUITAR LESSONS

One-on-one Guitar (Classical, Acoustic, and Electric) Lessons for adults and kids ages 7+. All styles (Folk, classical, Hard Rock). Students are expected to maintain a consistent practice and attendance schedule.

Private Guitar Lessons Fees: $35 for 30 minute session, payable to the instructor.  Paypal, credit, cash, check accepted.

Ages: 7+ | Adults


PRIVATE UKULELE LESSONS

Get one-on-one ukulele lessons adults and kids ages 7+. Beginning to advanced ukulele lessons on picking, strumming, technique, theory, and more.

Private Ukulele Lessons Fees: $35 for 30 minute session, payable to the instructor.  Paypal, credit, cash, check accepted.

Ages: 7+ | 13+ | Adults


PRIVATE PIANO LESSONS

One-on-one Piano Lessons for adults and kids ages 7+ with Kimberly Shaw. All styles. Students are expected to maintain a consistent practice and attendance schedule.

Private Piano Lessons Fees: $35 for 30 minute session, payable to the instructor.  Paypal, credit, cash, check accepted.

Ages: 7+ | Adults

Private piano lessons are held at a nearby location. PLease contact Kimberly Shaw for details.


QUESTIONS AND REGISTER

For additional information or to register, please contact:

Kimberly Shaw, Music Instructor

239.898.7040

Email: 4hopemusic1@gmail.com