Frequently Asked Questions

Q: what does it cost for lessons?
A: it depends on age, veteran status, ability to pay and so on.   Please contact me to learn more

Q: Do you teach children?
A: Most of my students are adults.  Mature teens can also take lessons with permission from parents.

Q: is there a discount for seniors, veterans?
A: yes.  please contact me to learn more

Q: is there a discount if I prepay?
A: yes.  There's a discount if you prepay

Q: Do you take credit cards?
A: no.  I take cash or Venmo.  

Q: When are you available?
A: I teach M-F 9am - 6pm EST.  Check the Calendar for open slots (you must be signed in to your Google account to open it.  If you don't have a Google account, it's easy to set up and free)

Q: Do you offer in-person lessons at your location in Granby, MA or at my home or office?
A: Pre-pandemic the answer would have been yes.  Until further notice, the answer is no.

Q: What books do you recommend?
A: I will go over books with you during your first lesson.

Q: Do you rent instruments?  If not, where can I get a (mandolin, fiddle, banjo)
A: Yes.  I rent violin outfits, mandolins.  I recommend Deering banjos, I do not currently rent them.

Q: I have a question.  How can I contact you?
A: Email info@sweetmusicstudio.net any time, Text 413-239-4269 (not a phone), or Contact Us

Les Poules huppées

CRESTED HENS, THE (Les Poules huppées). French, Bourrée à 3 temps (3/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed in 1983 by French...