Belmont, MA, USA

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MUSIC LESSONS

Customized & Personal

Your search for music lessons is over! Michael Carey offers a complete education package that nurtures music students and provides them a great deal of opportunities to perform, network, and perfect their music skills. You can be assured of receiving music instruction that is second to none while catering for all levels from absolute beginners right through to very advanced pianists. Discover all available services below.

ADVANCED MUSIC THEORY

Ear Training  and voicings.

If you find it hard to encounter other musical students performing at your high level, this is the service for you. You’ll meet experienced private instructors, that are excited to help you reach for the stars. This service is an excellent way to network with well-connected musicians who can assist with your quest to reach the very top. Get in touch for more information.

BEGINNER FUNDAMENTALS

The Building Blocks

As any beginner will tell you, starting out can be a challenge, and for this reason, the service is designed to take you through the very basics of music in an interactive and entertaining approach. Regardless of your age it’s never too late to learn an instrument, so whether you are 7 or 70 the beginner track can accommodate all your musical needs. Get in touch now for more information.

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ QUINTET

Beyond The Basics

This for youth or adult students who have played in a Jazz band or small jazz group for at least a year. They must know eight major and minor scales, a blues scale, chromatic scale, play with a confidence and have general understanding of form and Jazz styles.  We will help your understanding of Jazz History and how it relates to the tunes we play and what the audience expects.  We use the Real Easy Book Vol. 2 on Sher Music Publishers.  You'll explore transcribing, introductions, endings, interludes, altered chords and encourage inter-play with the rhythm section. 

ADVANCED ENSEMBLE

Play with the Pros

Saxophone, clarinet and flute trios, quartets, Jazz ensembles can be really fun!  We often place you with a graduate from Berklee, NEC, Boston Conservatory to be sure you have a great experience.  Whenever possible the coach will play with you to keep you inspired and excited.   You have some influence of the styles chosen.  Explore Tango, Classical Rock, Jazz and or Celtic.

Join Michael Carey on a magical musical journey.