Get to Know Our Cleveland Heights Music School
Musicologie is the largest and fastest growing music school in Ohio. Our Cleveland Heights school is owned by Kevin and Pat Richards, who have been staples of the Cleveland Heights music community for decades. Kevin started Fairmount School of Music in 1988 and he and Pat now run Musicologie Cleveland Heights with an amazing team of neighborhood music teachers.
Cleveland Height’s #1 Music Lessons Studio
Musicologie has more than 236(!) verified five-star reviews and recommendations on Google, Facebook, Yelp and more.
Our Music Programs in Cleveland Heights
- Music Classes for Toddlers
- Music Lessons for Kids
- Music Lessons for Adults
Musicologie Junior is a group class for toddlers and their parents, guardians or caretakers. At each 40 minute class, we’ll sing songs, move our bodies, dance to different styles of music, read sing-along books, and play lots of musical instruments while your child reinforces her naturally-developing senses of rhythm, melody, rhyme, speech, and movement! We’ll incorporate methods from Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Orff. Ages 0-5.
What to Expect
A 40 minute weekly class focused on experiential learning and introducing basic music concepts. Try your first class free >>
Instruments We Teach in Cleveland Heights
Piano is a great instrument to start your musical journey. Because it’s visual and linear, it’s the simplest way to learn the building blocks of music. For young beginners, we usually recommend piano as a starting place.
Frequently Asked Questions About Musicologie Cleveland Heights
- What is Your Teaching Philosophy?
- What Curriculum Do You Use?
- What Ages Do You Teach?
- Do I Need My Own Instrument?
- How Do I Sign Up For Lessons?
- What's An Assessment Lesson?
- What's a Lesson Membership?
- What Are Your Prices?
- What If I Can't Come to a Lesson?
- What If I Start in the Middle of a Month?
- How Do I Pay For Lessons?
- How Do I Withdraw From Lessons?
- If I Withdraw Will My Teacher Be Available When I Return?
- What's Your Refund Policy?
Performing is encouraged as a way to develop your skill, but it's always optional.
If you do have your own instrument, you should definitely bring it with you, as long as it's easily portable - leave your piano and drums at home 🙂
- A weekly lesson scheduled at the same day and time with the same teacher - 30, 45 or 60 minutes long
- Unlimited rescheduling with 24 hour cancellation notice
- Free select group classes
- Open practice hours
- Biannual Concerts
- To reschedule your lesson, you must first cancel your regular weekly lesson online at least 24hrs before the lesson
- Reschedule online using the ‘Reschedule a Lesson’ tab in your account or app
- You can reschedule no more than 2 weeks in advance
- You may reschedule with your primary teacher, or a different teacher, or even a different instrument
- Rescheduled lessons are always subject to teacher availability and are not guaranteed
Musicologie Nominated for Best Music Instruction in ColumbusAugust 3, 2020
For the FIFTH year in a row, Musicologie has been nominated for best music instruction in Columbus by Columbus Parents Magazine! Help us clinch the title by voting here by Aug 5: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8YHYSR8 You don't have to vote in every category, just go to number 28 and vote for Musicologie! Thanks for your support! read more
Musicologie Voted Best Music InstructionOctober 15, 2020
Musicologie has won Best in Music Instruction in Columbus Parent Magazine Family Faves reader survey for the fifth year in a row! And that makes me so happy, and a little nostalgic. Well, a lot nostalgic, actually. I remember when my oldest was really little and we were less encumbered by schedules, we ventured out everyday. We were regulars at COSI’s little kidspace, ran the circuit of play cafes, and sought out every library storytime in the Greater Columbus area. We rarely had lunch at home when the weather was nice. It was far more fun to spread a blanket ... read more
Cleveland Heights Piano Instructor Publishes Children’s Book Lola’s AdventuresDecember 10, 2020
In this video, Ms. Onofrei performs “In The Park”, from Lola’s Adventures. Follow along with the sheet music, lyrics and beautiful illustrations! Inna G. Onofrei is an Armenian-American composer and pianist and has been teaching piano at Musicologie Cleveland Heights for over ten years. Ms. Onofrei recently published “Lola’s Adventures,” a piano album for the young. From the composer: Thank you for your interest in my book and music! My name is Inna Onofrei, and I am a piano instructor, a composer and a piano artist with over seventeen years of experience. As a teacher, I constantly look for fun ... read more
RE-OPENING: Musicologie’s Guidelines for In-Person LessonsJune 15, 2020
Below is a letter I wrote to Musicologie students back in May about our re-opening plans and how we're working to stay safe as we restart some in-person lessons. Currently we are offering a limited schedule of in-person lessons. As time goes on and guidelines change, this post will be updated. Current Guidelines for In-Person Lessons The lobby will be closed. Please wait outside until your lesson time. Teachers will wear face coverings.Teachers will clean their spaces after every student, wiping down instruments, door knobs and other high contact areas. We strongly recommend students wear a face covering. Remember, face coverings aren’t ... read more
Music Teachers in Cleveland Heights
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