Meet Ben

Meet Ben

Ben Rossouw is the newest team member at Forte School of Music. Ben teaches piano and theory lessons at Forte. While Ben is highly qualified in classical piano, he has a passion for jazz piano as well! Whether you are a beginner, looking for classical piano study, or looking to learn some jazz piano, Ben Read more about Meet Ben[…]

Meet Simon

Meet Simon

Simon Farintosh is the newest team member at Forte School of Music. Simon teaches guitar and theory lessons at Forte. While Simon specializes in classical guitar, he enjoys teaching many different genres to all levels of ability. Whether you are looking to learn to strum the guitar you’ve had sitting at home, or are interested Read more about Meet Simon[…]

laryngitis

Laryngitis – What it is and how to help it

With lots of viruses going around this season, we’ve noticed and experienced laryngitis at the studio. Laryngitis can be misunderstood, so we wanted to share some information about it, including tips and suggestions to help you recover when experiencing laryngitis. What is laryngitis? The Oxford Dictionary defines laryngitis as: “inflammation of the larynx, typically resulting Read more about Laryngitis – What it is and how to help it[…]

theory lessons

3 Reasons Why Theory Lessons Are A Good Co-Requisite to Your Primary Instrument

First, you might be asking “what is theory?” Music theory is the foundation of how music is created; it is the “rules” of how we read and make music. As musicians and of course teachers, we believe that theory lessons are always a good idea! Whether you have been taking lessons for a short or Read more about 3 Reasons Why Theory Lessons Are A Good Co-Requisite to Your Primary Instrument[…]