The Gasse School of Music
Teaching quality private and group lessons for Cello, Guitar, Piano, Viola and Violin in Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn, Riverside and the west side of Chicago.
7641 Polk Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 488-8117 · firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Music Education
The Gasse School of Music offers individual and group lessons in violin, viola, cello, piano, and guitar. We are dedicated to a simple, two-point mission:
- To provide quality instrumental music instruction for children and adults
- To make playing a music instrument a fun and enjoyable part of everyday life
We use both the Suzuki and traditional teaching techniques, including sight reading, audition, and performance skills.
Contact us today to learn more about what we offer!
The Gasse School of Music (GSM) is an extremely efficient music school for strings in the near west suburbs of Chicago. Students from GSM held first and second chair on the school orchestras of the Near West suburbs of Chicago (Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn, Riverside, Chicago’s west side ongoing for the last 10 years). Even better: GSM has placed students as interns in the Oak Park River Forest Symphony every year for the last 6 years.
We also have the most engaging program for piano students, preparing them not only for solo playing but also for chamber music and piano accompaniment. We have chamber groups with piano students from 7 years old up.
Our guitar teachers prepare students for Classical style as well as Jazz, Blues, Rock or any style you’d like.
While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a GSM student and find out why we are your best choice for music lessons.
10 benefits of becoming a GSM student:
1. Cello, guitar, piano, viola and violin lessons in one location.
This saves our students time and money, as one family can take multiple instruments on the same day. (depending upon teacher availability)
2. International standards of teaching faculty.
All our teachers have a well-recognized international trajectory as performers and teachers. All with University training including Vienna Conservatory, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Istanbul Conservatory, Conservatorio Provincial de Cordoba, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Roosevelt University in Chicago, DePaul University at Chicago, and more. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson.
3. The widest range of music lesson times available! (contact us for availability)
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays
4. A proven track record of excellence.
Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed. The GSM has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons in Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn, Riverside area year round for more than 10 years. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons.
5. Friendly waiting room for parents and children.
Instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, in our waiting room children can play with toys, read books or do homework, while parents can read magazines or work in their laptops. Even better: Parents can sit in on their children’s lesson anytime they like.
6. Fully stocked music lesson rooms.
Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons.
7. Free, all inclusive music recitals.
Every May and November, our students have the option of performing in our recitals. Students are not required to perform, but many choose to. Parents never have to pay admission or any related fees for these recitals.
8. Professional office staff to serve you.
Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher/owner or more commonly an answering machine. We have an office manager who can answer all your questions available Monday to Friday from 8 to 12 and from 1 to 3. If you miss her be sure that all messages (paper notes, phone or e-mails) will be answered within 24 business hours (no Saturdays or Sundays).
9. Located in the peaceful village of Forest Park.
Our location is convenient to the entire Near West Chicago Area.
Close to our studio, you will find great shopping and dining areas.
10. Month to Month lessons.
Starting in September 2012, GSM won’t require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here will be on a month-to-month basis.
If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long-term contract.
Lessons are first come, first served, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!
7641 Polk Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
Offering quality individual and group lessons in Cello, Guitar, Piano, Viola and Violin in the Near West Chicago Area (Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn and Riverside).
Call today for prices and teacher availability.