Private Lessons

All children deserve a good education–that’s something we can all agree on. But there’s an important part of a well-rounded education missing in many students’ curricula: music. Music is seen as an extra-curricular activity, a hobby, and even a passion, but not as an important part of the academic experience. The WSO Academy of Music is here to change that.

Music lessons for kids via private music lessons are astoundingly beneficial to cognitive development and health. Kids who study music or play an instrument aren’t just skilled musically. They score better on tests, develop communication and analytical skills, build healthy self-esteem, recognize the importance of community and cultural understanding, manage stress better–just to name a few!

Lessons are offered all string students in violin, viola, cello, flute and voice.

Call (724) 837-1850 for a list of teachers and available times.

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Recent blog posts

One Book, One Community

Read a great book and receive discounted tickets! WSO teamed up Westmoreland County Federated Library System to enhance the music experience with a Fall/Winter One Book One Community program.  Community members are invited to read Willa Cather’s My Antonia and join a book discussion. Participants will have the opportunity to buy discounted tickets to the WSO’s concert Musical Landscapes on March 17,… Read More

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Help Fight Hunger

Help those in need in our community this Fall! The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will be collecting non-perishable items to benefit the Westmoreland County Food Bank. You are invited to drop off items at the symphony offices (951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg) and the night of the October 21 concert at the Palace Theatre. The Westmoreland County Food Bank serves as many… Read More

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5 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids to Practice

So it’s been a few months since taking the shiny new instrument out of its case but after the initial excitement of playing has worn off your child doesn’t want to practice. Every day you are asking, begging and pleading with them to practice before their next lesson. What is a parent to do? We talked to a lifelong musician… Read More

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