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

WSO Invited to County Commissioners Meeting

On June 22 two of WSO Academy of Music musicians performed several selections at the County Commissioners public meeting at the County Courthouse in Greensburg. WSO Board of Directors President Jim Cook had won “Commissioner for a Day” during our Cinco de Mayo Spring Fundraiser  and wanted to use the opportunity to showcase the depth of musical talent at the WSO. Maddox… Read More

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Announcing the 2017-2018 Season

October 21, 2017 BRUCH & BRAHMS Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor Simone Porter, violin Brahms: Symphony No. 1 December 16, 2017 Home for the Holidays Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the WSO, the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and special guests. FEBRUARY 17, 2018 Keys… Read More

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Braille Score Gifted to WSO

The WSO warmly thanks the Greensburg-East Hempfield, Mount Pleasant Township, and Youngwood Lions Clubs for providing funding for braille transcription of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy for soprano Beth Smaligo. We recently talked to Beth about her process for preparing for her first performance of Beethoven’s Ninth. When did you start singing? I’ve been singing since I was about five. I was… Read More

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