We as Masson Music School offer music lessons on selected instruments. These instruments are Drums, Guitar, Keyboard/Piano and Vocal training. Music lesson sessions are divided into 2 separate categories, namely ‘Basic Skill Training’, and ‘Intermediate to Advanced Training’. These sessions take place at selected campuses (namely Cambridge Academy Witbank, Curro Bankenveld and Masson Studio).
We advise that students who are starting out on a particular instrument start by attending the Basic Skill Training sessions. Students who have already been playing their instrument and /or have been receiving training for at least a few months can look into attending the Intermediate to Advanced Training. We also identify students from the Basic Skill Training sessions who we feel should move over to the higher level of training; this will be done on a regular basis as the sessions go on and as the students are evaluated. Basic Skill Training is done in the form of 1 hour group lessons which take place once a week. Intermediate to Advanced Training classes are done in the form of 1 hour lessons once a week in small group classes.
Our teaching style focuses more on practical music training with theory being a secondary focus. This enables parents and student to see substantial progress in a short period of time which increases student motivation and enthusiasm. We also have a strong focus on developing confidence in each student which intern promotes music as a Performing Art, rather than just a hobby.
Basic Skill Training – R700 per student per month.
Intermediate to Advanced Training – R850 per student per month.
Fee discounts are given to students that make upfront annual payments.
We give music lessons at various campuses, here are some of our current locations:
- Cambridge Academy Witbank
- Curro Bankenveld
- Masson Studio – Modelpark
As part of the Masson Music teaching approach focused on promoting music as a performing art, once a year we host a Music Night featuring our top students from each campus in a band or solo act. The aim of these Music Nights is to build confidence in our students and give them the opportunity to apply what we teach them, i.e. “How to play in a live band” or “Perform in front of a crowd on stage”.
Our curriculum not only focuses on getting our students “performance ready” but also “recording ready”. As part of the Masson Music curriculum students are booked at our studio for a half-day studio session to record their progress. The recording sessions are done once per year, these recordings along with a report are uploaded onto our Online Admin System and emailed to students and parents.