Megan McGarry is an enthusiastic and experienced music educator. An alumni of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, she holds a Music Educator's license from the state of Massachusetts. In addition to teaching private lessons and workshops for the better part of a decade, Megan recently spent two years teaching elementary music abroad at the American School of Hong Kong.
With a passion for facilitating creativity and fun musical experiences, she teaches from her own studio in Curwensville, Pennsylvania. McGarry Music Studios is now open for enrollment. Read below for lesson offerings and please fill out our intake form if you are interested.
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Learn proper technique, music literacy, improvising, composition, ear training, and a diverse musical repertoire from jazz to bluegrass to Bach.
A holistic and individualized individualized approach to singing lessons covering proper technique, vocal health, and the reading of notation. Guided by student interest, students have the oportunity to sing music from a variety of genres such as classical, musical theatre, folk, or popular music.
Clawhammer Banjo Lessons:
Claw-hammer banjo is a style of banjo playing associated with American old-time music. Students learn proper technique through the study of traditional music from the Appalachian mountains.
Acoustic Guitar Lessons
Individualized lessons focusing on chords and proper technique through a selected repertoire. Lessons focus on rhythmic guitar playing so that students learn how to accompany a vocalist. Guided by student interest, students have the oportunity to learn music from a variety of genres.
Songwriting Lessons & Coaching:
Individualized coaching for anybody interested in writing a song, whether your goal is to write your first song or refine your craft. Lessons will focus on lyric-writing, melody writing, overcoming writers-block to generate new ideas, and beginner production techniques for capturing and exploring musical ideas.
All levels, all genres welcomed
"Love taking lessons from Megan McGarry! Not only do you have an exceptional, professional instructor, lessons are so much fun due to Meg's innovation and creativity to customize lessons for her students. I started when I was in my mid-fifties, so its never to late to have fun learning to play fiddle or violin."
"Megan is a celebrity in my children's eyes and introduced the love of music to them that they will always treasure. She is an excellent caring patient and fun music educator and we look forward to taking lessons from here this summer."
-Jenny, mother of student