Winnsboro Center for the Arts has an ongoing program of private music lessons, classes, and workshops for children, teens, and adults. All classes, lessons, and workshops are held in our Annex Building at 212 Market Street.

Piano Lessons for Beginners and Intermediate

Instructors: Mary White & Aaron Zook

Week Days

Ages: 6 and up

30 min session

212 Market St.

Call to book a FREE lesson

$120/month

Piano lessons for children not only provide them with the opportunity to learn to play an instrument, but also offer a wide range of benefits for their personal and professional development. From strengthening cognitive skills to emotional expression and developing social skills, learning the piano is an enriching experience for little ones.

If you are looking for an activity that will stimulate and nourish your child, consider enrolling them in piano lessons and allowing them to discover the wonderful world of music. Without a doubt, it is a completely enriching experience in every sense, do not let your child miss out on this incredible musical instrument!

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Instructor: Aaron Zook

Mondays & Wednesdays

Ages: 6 and up

30 min session

212 Market St.

Call to book a FREE lesson

$120/month

One of the main benefits of playing the guitar is that it helps exercise memory since it is necessary not only to learn and “retain” the different chords but also chores of various songs. A very notable benefit of having children play the guitar is that it helps them feel good, improve their self-esteem, and have more self-confidence. They achieve this when they see that they can interpret a song with that musical instrument.

Let your children experience this wonderful instrument and discover a new way to express themselves!

 

Guitar/Acoustic Bass/Piano Lessons for Beginners

Instructor: Joan Manuel

Thursdays

Ages: 6 and up

30 min session

212 Market St.

Call to book a FREE lesson

$120/month

One of the main benefits of playing piano, guitar or bass is that it helps exercise memory since it is necessary not only to learn and “retain” the different notes and chords, but the different arrangements for various songs. A very notable benefit of having children play an instrument is that it helps them feel good, improve their self-esteem, and have more self-confidence. They achieve this when they see that they can interpret a song with that musical instrument.
 
Let your children experience this wonderful instrument and discover a new way to express themselves!

Guitar Lessons for Adults all Levels

Instructor: Fritz Schultz

Tuesdays

Ages: 18 and up

30 min & 1 hour sessions

212 Market St.

Call to book a FREE lesson

$120 - $240/month

 

A session of just 15 minutes can improve your mood like no other. Human beings function best when their minds are free of stress. A bad day? Your guitar will give you the company you need. You learn to express your emotions by playing it and that helps you reduce stress and anxiety. It’s just picking up the guitar, starting to play and you’ll immediately notice it, even if it doesn’t sound perfect.

We invite you to give it a try!

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OUR INSTRUCTORS

Aaron Zook

Beginning and Intermediate Guitar, Beginning Piano, Beginning Voice

Aaron M. Zook, Jr., a retired U.S. Army Colonel, is an accomplished musician with a Music Education degree from The Pennsylvania State University. His primary emphasis was vocal performance with the Penn State Choir and the Penn State Singers which included performances with the Philadelphia Philharmonic  and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He’s taught elementary music, guitar classes, private guitar lessons, and has also been a choir director.

Fritz Schultz

Intermediate and Advanced Guitar

Fritz Schultz is a singer/songwriter, lead guitarist, and an instructor in most styles from rock, country, blues and  roots music. He is proficient in styles including fingerpicking and flat picking as well. Fritz is happy to work with students from beginners to professionals who are just trying to improve their skills and abilities.

Fritz taught at Brook Mays Music in the Dallas area for over 26 years as well as in his home studio for several years.

Mary White

Advanced Piano

Mary White, Ph.D. is a classically trained pianist who began her studies at the age of 5 with her grandmother. Upon moving to Winnsboro, she studied piano with Willa Wilfong (and later with Lucille Wilson of Sulphur Springs) and organ with Sally Lucy Old. She continued her classical training with John Price at SMU and Ludmilla Lifson at Longy School of Music (Cambridge, MA). She served as church organist during her graduate studies and substitute organist throughout her career.

Joan Manuel Correa

Beginners Guitar, Acoustic Bass & Piano

Joan Manuel was born and raised into a music loving family in the Dominican Republic in 1991 it was only a matter of time before Joan found himself with an acoustic guitar in his hands. At 18 not long after moving to Miami Florida he was given the opportunity to learn to play at his local church. What started as a keenness to learn soon turned into a deep routed passion for performing and writing; a passion now that has become something more. A desire to share that love with those who would like to learn and explore their own musical interest.

          Joan gained the foundation of his music knowledge through the church resulting in gospel influences and performed many times for his community. With that foundation laid he explored other genres of music and found success with an array of cover bands and original songwriting ensembles. Among them was Letters of the Lost where he played bass from 2016-2018. The band gained a following and released an album titled Walk with Us. The band played at historic Churchills in Miami; a stage that Creed, Johnny Depp, and Marilyn Manson have graced. From 2019 to 2022 he played bass for Ankida; a progressive metal band specialized in melodic rock sounds. Ankida released one single and a music video called Call of the Void.

           He has experience teaching guitar and bass from donating his time to the church which helped him find his passion for music. Having experience with performing, writing music, and a solid understanding of music theory he finds himself very excited and eager to explore this community and its hidden talents.