Our music curriculum programs include the following:
- Private Instruction – All Instruments & Voice
- Music Theory and Composition
- Band Workshops
- Singer/Songwriter Workshops
- Recording and Production
- College Prep Program
- Performing and Touring Bands
- Summer Programs
Are we the right music school for you?
Lagond Music School is interested in making you a well-rounded, educated musician. A musician who can read, write, play and perform a variety of genres and styles – jazz, Latin, funk, rock, pop, R&B, soul, reggae, and more. We also embrace the craft of writing original music, using recording software, as well as music production and composition studies. We embrace the art of performance with hosting nearly 100 gigs yearly. Students travel as far as 60-miles away to take lessons with us.
We offer lessons for ages 6 through adult. The whole musician is nurtured and developed through a wide variety of engaging and inspiring experiences. We utilize fun and inspirational methods while teaching discipline, craft, musicianship, time management, tolerance and organization skills. We teach music for a lifetime, not just an extra-curricular activity. We are the best school in Westchester for music college placement and professional development on all instruments including voice.
Benefits of becoming a Lagond Music student:
- Year round one-on-one private instruction in voice, guitar, piano, drums, bass, woodwinds and brass. We offer a four-week trial so there is no financial risk unless your child is totally committed to our program. Prior to beginning, every student is evaluated for a proper “fit” to ensure the right teacher for them.
- Opportunities to play, rehearse and perform in bands, songwriter workshops and jams.
- Electives include performance, songwriting, composition, arranging, and music engineering
- Attend a comprehensive and highly competitive music college prep program on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. All instruments plus voice welcome. Ages 14 and up.
- Earn your way into the Ultimate Music Apprenticeship Program where you live the life of a musician while still in high school – gigging, recording and touring
- Nine-phase curriculum assuring a comprehensive path of study with a variety of enriching and life-changing experiences and performances
- Learn side-by-side with Grammy nominees and winners, world-class/world-traveled musicians and former Lagond alums who are living the life as performing musicians, producers and songwriters. Lagond boasts a musical faculty who have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degrees in music if not their Masters and a senior faculty with over 30 plus years in the music industry. Every teacher is dedicated to nurturing your interests and assisting you in reaching your personal musical goals and expanding your depth and understanding of music.
- Widest range of music lesson times open 7 days week to accommodate home-schooled and after-school students as well as adults
- Mondays – Thursdays – 12 noon to 12 midnight
- Fridays – by appointment only for make-ups, dress rehearsals, evaluations, etc.
- Saturdays – 9:00 am to 12 midnight
- Sundays – 11:00 am to 12 midnight
- A proven track record of excellence since 2002. Our students have gone on to prestigious music colleges and ivy league universities, and have been awarded scholarships for their musical accomplishments. Our students have been awarded placement on numerous occasions into the High School Grammy Band and Chorus, Young Arts Winners and finalists, Next Generation Jazz Band Winners, ASCAP winner for Jazz Composition, Thelonious Monk Competition finalists as well as Battle of the Bands winners. We have been awarded Best of Westchester for 2012, 2013 and 2015.
- Over 100 performances yearly for you to either perform or attend
- 4,000 square-foot facility of clean and professionally-maintained gear for lessons, rehearsals and recordings
- Two performance rooms that accommodate up to 50 people each.
- Professional office staff where customer service comes first. There is always an office staff team on hand to answer any questions or assist you quickly and professionally.
- Comfortable lounge for you to wait in, do work, or just relax. If you’re ever running late, your child can wait for you comfortably and safely until your arrival.
- Conveniently located off of I-287, Route 9A, Taconic Parkway and the Saw Mill River Parkway