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NEW CSM Group Piano, Guitar and Improv. Classes starting soon! Sign-up TODAY! You or someone you know looking for a fun, low-pressure, introduction into learning piano, guitar or music improv.? Mr. Wayne (CSM Owner & Instructor) is launching a new series of group classes for & and budding musicians! Learn how to play your instrument in a welcoming environment surrounded by other beginners looking to get their feet wet in lessons. This is the perfect format for those who are unsure or don't feel ready to launch into private, one-on-one lessons, or prefer the company of other students as you learn in a group setting. Students are welcome to bring their own instrument (ask about our rental program!), however, class instruments (keyboards) and lessons materials are provided. Classes begin soon (mid-February) and fill quickly. Don't delay: sign-up today! Click HERE to find out more about these classes!
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Happy New Year from CSM! Wishing you and your family a very Happy and musical New Year!

SPECIAL BENEFIT CONCERT with renowned classical pianist, Brian Ganz on 1/26: Classical pianist Brian Ganz returns to Music with a Cause on Sunday, January 26th at 4pm at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Purcellville. The program will feature the theme "Frédéric Chopin and the Growth of Genius," with Ganz's signature "musical gardening." He will demonstrate Chopin's growth as a composer by showing how early mazurkas, waltzes, polonaises and other works contain the seed of his genius, followed by mature examples of the same genres: Chopin's genius in full bloom. The recital will benefit the Loudoun Free Clinic. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door; ages 17 and under admitted free. CLICK HERE for details and tickets.

CSM Lessons Gift Certificates Available!: Give a gift that will last a lifetime! Special Music Lessons gift certificates towards private or class music lessons at CSM are now available! The PERFECT way to spread cheer this season while investing in a loved one or friend's musical future!

As an added bonus, take advantage of our special limited-time holiday lessons promo offer for new students: sign-up for lessons and receive TWO FREE lessons! Email studiomanager@csminspires.com to get your customized CSM lessons gift-certificates today!

CSM Serves the Community: A BIG thank you to all who sponsored and angel this year for the Loudoun County Salvation Army's Angel Tree program! CSM proudly partners with our local SA chapter to serve and reach those in need in our local community. CSM is one of the largest sponsors for the Angel Tree program thanks to all our amazing families! Thank you again for joining us in serving and blessing our local community this Christmas!

CSM Faculty Spotlight - Dr. JB Taylor: 
A HUGE congratulations to one of CSM's amazing guitar instructors, JB Taylor, in defending his doctoral dissertation at Shenandoah University and on a successful lecture recital in which he presented on the "Ghanaian Seperewa"! JB has put in so many years of hard work, study, dedication and practice to reach this point. We are excited to reintroduce our CSM family to DR. JB Taylor!!! Check out JB's profile to learn more about JB's background:


CSM Student Spotlight - Alexander U.: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice! CSM Saxophonist Alexander U. figured it out! Xander performed in a recital last week at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall for the Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate Program Northeast Region Celebration of Excellence Event! Alexander earned gold medals for both Level 1 and Level 2 by earning the highest score in the nation on each practical exam. For the event, he performed a piece called "Mysterious Stranger" by Christiaan Venter, which consists of nine one-bar cells that he could choose to perform in any order or repeat as many times as he desired. The only saxophonist in the program, he played with confidence and musicality. Xander studies under our incredible Saxophone and Clarinet instructor, Ms. Lisa Fiorilli. Congrats, Xander (and Lisa Fiorilli / Music)!

CSM Student Spotlight - Parker Peterson: A BIG Congrats to Stone Bridge High School Junior and CSM Saxophone student, Parker Peterson, for earning a 1st Chair Alto Saxophone spot in the top 2019 All-Virginia Jazz Band! Parker is also the 1st Chair Alto Saxophone in the National Jazz Workshop Big Band! Parker studies under our incredible Clarinet and Saxophone instructor, Lisa Fiorilli. We LOVE highlighting all our amazing students at CSM and are thrilled to spotlight exciting achievements like this. Way-to-go Parker (and Lisa) for all your hard work and preparation! We are so proud of you!

CSM Guitar Masterclass with Julian Gray: CSM's Guitar Masterclass with with world-renowned performer and educator, Julian Gray, was a huge success! Thank you to Mr. Gray for his time and wisdom shared and thanks to all who and this special opportunity! Check out our Facebook page for pictures and posts from the event. Mr Gray has toured internationally as soloist and in chamber concert in some of the most prestigious halls across the world and is chair of both the guitar programs at the Peabody Institute of Music and the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. 

Interested in attending a attending or hosting a masterclass opportunity at CSM in the future? Please contact us! studiomanager@csminspires.com


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Leesburg, VA 20175

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