Guitar and Voice Instruction
Breathing and scale exercises, breath support and control, stretching, placement techniques, range expansion and power, articulation, expression, tone, and dynamics. Natural voice techniques with each level taught safely, building a strong and balanced foundation for singers of all ages and skill. Advancing to more extensive study in breathing, toning, placement, scales, etc. All styles, popular to classical.
VOICE AND BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL GUITAR INSTRUCTION
This is great for any individual at any age. Whether you are interested in acoustic performance, singer / songwriters, band members, those who want to sing songs around the campfire (or other events, gatherings, open mikes, etc...) with family and friends, or anyone who is interested in the infinite, creative place singing and playing guitar can bring to you, and the calming peace it can give you. This is a specialized combination of voice and guitar instruction, beginner to intermediate level. Instruction includes breathing, articulation, and placement techniques balanced with playing guitar, customized scales to develop and expand range, dynamics, keys, transposing, beginner guitar notation / theory, chords, tablature, picking and strumming techniques and styles, composition, balancing, etc. Individually customized in combination together for fantastic results.
BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL GUITAR or UKULELE INSTRUCTION
Beginner Guitar or Ukulele: I specialize in beginner guitar for all ages, because I still consider myself a beginner! Notation, theory, chords, tablature, picking and strumming techniques and styles. Learn your favorite songs! Compose originals. Have fun learning. Studio only.
"When I can, I am well known to be very generous with my time, and have had lessons go far beyond this time frame. Keep in mind that if you want to see progress, it takes time, practice, and commitment." Donna
PRICING AND TERMS
REGULAR RATE AND TIME - Regular rate for lessons are $75.00 for 45 minutes in length. All lessons are paid in 1, 3, 4, 6, or 12 monthly increments that offer discounts.
PRICING - Choose what option is best for you and your schedule.
3 Lessons (1 month) for $225.00 - 75 per lesson. Studio only. All 3 lessons must be taken within 30 days.
4 Lessons (1 month) for $300.00 - 75 per lesson. Studio only. All 4 lessons must be taken within 30 days.
12 Lessons (3 months) for $720.00 - Discounted to 60 per lesson. Studio only. All 12 lessons must be taken within 90 days.
16 Lessons (4 months) - Discounted to 55 per lesson. Studio only. All 16 lessons must be taken within 120 days.
24 Lessons (6 months) - Discounted to 52 per lesson. Studio only. All 24 lessons must be taken within 180 days.
48 Lessons (12 months) Discounted to 50 per lesson. Studio only. All 48 lessons must be taken within 365 days.
VETERANS - 50% Discount off my regular rate for all Veterans and those serving in the United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps from 1967 to present. Also all Police, Firefighters, and first responders.
VETERANS - 75% Discount off my regular rate for all Veterans who served from World War II - or older, to Vietnam.
Returning voice students who worked with me for 7 or more consistent years, please complete the form below and call Donna directly at 781-733-3310. No texting please.
Lessons (random) - $90.00 per lesson- Studio only. For prior students who need help with a performance, or first home lesson.
PAYMENT - Check or cash. Most pay by check. Lessons are paid in advance before lessons begin.
RESERVING A WEEKLY TIME - All students will have a set, weekly time for their lessons that works best for everyone.
CANCELLATIONS: You may cancel lessons at any time, for any reason. You do not need to give a reason, as your business is yours. All that is asked of you is that you contact Donna before the lesson and she gets back to you to confirm.
NO SHOWS / CONTACT: Usually there are no refunds for no shows, as another lesson could have been booked, however, sometimes this can be rescheduled, so just call. When phone calls, texts, and/or emails are not returned for 3o days, there are no refunds, however, still contact Donna as soon as you can, even after this time, as if there was an important reason, lessons can be rescheduled. You do not have to share any reason why, as long as you get back to Donna.
LOCATION - STUDIO - Donna's new private studio is now available on the south shore in Massachusetts. Please call her directly for more information. Space is limited at the studio and are by appointment only. No walk-ins. (Guitar and Voice Instruction started in Scituate Massachusetts and Donna has rented studio spaces for over 15 years in Hanover, Pembroke, Duxbury, and now Kingston, Massachusetts.)
LIMITED SPACE - There are only so many hours during the week for lessons, especially when traveling. When times are booked, you are contacted right away and put on a list and will be called as soon as the best time opens for you.
HOME LESSONS - Home lessons are offered to a limited number of students, (currently booked).
SPECIAL GIFT - Refer a friend interested in voice or beginner guitar who books and pays for 12 lessons. Please let me know name of referral.
PERFORMANCES: I want you to be your BEST. If you are auditioning or preparing for a professional VOCAL performance, this will take priority, and preferably at a separate time, however, it is not mandatory! Also, I will work with you on ANY SONG in any language or style that you need to work on for a performance!
CONTACT - Please complete the contact form below. Call Donna the instructor at 781-733-3310 if you have any questions.
INSTRUCTOR - You will be studying with nice, down to earth person who loves music, and has been a singer and songwriter most of her life, also a guitarist (not a virtuoso guitarist!), and someone who will honor your uniqueness and your musical style in voice, guitar and songwriting, will help you progress, and will do her very best to help you achieve your goals. To learn more, please click here.
TESTIMONIALS: Current or prior students: Please feel free to send your testimonial via the contact form here!
TRAVEL - My studio in Kingston, MA mainly, or to your home. See locations below.
REFUNDS - "Refunds would be given to anyone who is not 100% satisfied if they asked, however in all my years of teaching, no one ever has. I have been blessed to work with amazing people and adore each and every student I have ever worked with and their families. I am eternally grateful to have met everyone I have ever worked with. Please do to not hesitate to call me anytime at 781-733-3310 if you are not satisfied for any reason. I would be glad to talk to you about any matter ... at any time! I want everyone I work with to feel they got the very best and more. Keep in mind, to see results you have to make a commitment and it takes time to develop your voice and guitar skills. I need time and consistency with each student along with dedication, daily practice, and desire to excel, result occur. Thank you and again, call anytime!!!" - Donna
LOCATIONS: Donna can travel to your home or other location if home lessons are available. Guitar and voice lessons can be taught just about anywhere! Currently lessons are taught mainly in Massachusetts, The South Shore, Cape Cod, Central and Western Mass, Boston, North Shore, and the Lakes region in New Hamphsire. On the South Shore in Massachusetts, guitar and voice instruction is offered in local towns including: Scituate, North Scituate, Cohasset, North Cohasset, Marshfield, Marshfield Hills, North Marshfield, Humarock, Minot, Duxbury, South Duxbury, North Duxbury, Hull, Hingham, West Hingham, South Hingham, Kingston, Plymouth, North Plymouth, Manomet, Pembroke, North Pembroke, Hanover, West Hanover, Hanson, Plympton, Monponsett, Rocky Nook, Carver, East Carver, Ocean Bluff, Brant Rock, Green Harbor, Weymouth, Quincy, Braintree, and other local towns.
PLEASE CONTACT FORM BELOW. Donna will get back to you right away!