TODAY IS A GREAT DAY TO START LEARNING MUSIC

Copland is the studio and musical community of pianist Dr. Steven Brundage specializing in​ online 1-on-1 and in-person music lessons for children and adults, beginners and advanced players. Based in Greenville, South Carolina, Steven and the Copland team believes in the power of music, human creativity, and unlocking potential in everyone through online learning. Let’s get started.

OUR TEACHERS

Professional

Teachers

Copland’s Professional teachers have attained at least a bachelors or a masters degree in music teaching or performing and have at least 5 years teaching experience. These are excellent teachers who work well with students wanting to learn a new instrument, learn for fun, or just brush up on old skills.

Master

Teachers

Copland’s Master teachers have attained at least a masters or a doctorate degree in music teaching or performing, they hold positions in higher-education, orchestras, and major studios, and have 10 years or more teaching experience. These teachers are equipped to teach students of all types and often specialize in teaching advancing students as well as young beginners.

Artist

Teachers

Copland’s Artist teachers are performing musicians and exclusive professionals. Inquire at [email protected] for custom pricing options.

 

HOW IT WORKS

1

Fill out the contact form.

2

Meet with your Copland teacher and receive a free lesson.

3

Start your lessons and begin achieving your goals.

Why Copland? Access.

Access to Specialist Teachers

Led by Founder, Dr. Steven Brundage, Copland teachers are award-winning specialists who are prepared to help you achieve your goals, whether it’s learning a new instrument, brushing up on old skills, or preparing for conservatory. Copland teachers are selected because of their teaching value and experience. You won’t be disappointed.

Access to Community

Copland offers access to a supportive and responsive community of teachers and learners through its private Facebook group. Copland also offers mini-classes that provide students the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic group-learning setting with live interactions.

Access to Convenience

No matter your geographical location or schedule, whether in Greenville South Carolina or abroad, everyone can achieve their musical goals. Just ask us.

From Our Founder

Dr. Steven Brundage

We believe that anyone can achieve their musical goals with the right combination of consistency, commitment, and guidance – no matter the student’s age, background, or previous experience with music. It simply comes down to individual passion and commitment to a plan, whether you’re learning for the first time, brushing up on old skills, or preparing for auditions.

It’s time to realize your potential.

Let’s Begin

Contact Form

HOW IT WORKS

1

Fill out the contact form.

2

Meet with your Copland teacher and receive a free lesson.

3

Start your lessons and begin achieving your goals.

FAQ

Just complete and submit the contact form. Next, Dr. Steven Brundage or a member of the Copland team will contact you to set up a meeting and free lesson with your Copland teacher.

Dr. Steven Brundage, Founder and CEO of Copland, values above all, the success of his students. To ensure this success, every Copland teacher has been vetted and selected because of their high teaching value.

All you need is a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a built in microphone and webcam. At the time of booking, you will receive a link to a student account from which you can access your lesson scheduling and link to your online lesson. If you want to ensure an optimal online lesson experience, we recommend connecting to WIFI for your lesson and using a smartphone with earbuds – eliminating disruptive audio feedback, improving the quality of sound, and ensuring a quality internet connection.

Your teacher will direct you towards what books to use or purchase. If you already have books in use for previous music study, your teacher may elect to use them during your Copland lessons.

Dr. Brundage takes a limited number of students each year. If you would like to discuss the possibility of studying with him, just email us at [email protected] to discuss his availability.

Once you have completed your meeting and free lesson with your Copland teacher, you will either select a monthly subscription or a lesson package, your lessons will be scheduled, and you will receive an emailed invoice for upcoming lessons. Just click pay and make your secure payment online.

You can reschedule or cancel your lesson 48 hours or more in advance of your lesson by emailing us at [email protected] Lessons cancelled or rescheduled within 48 hours of the scheduled lesson time cannot be rescheduled or refunded.

Your success matters to us. To ensure that you are happy with your lessons and teacher, Copland provides every student with a free lesson and meeting with their Copland teacher before booking lessons. Once lessons are booked and payment is received, tuition is non-refundable.

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Piano

Lessons

Led by Copland founder, pianist, and pedagogue, Dr. Steven Brundage, we specialize in teaching piano to young children through adults, whether you’re learning for the first time, brushing up on old skills, or preparing for auditions. At Copland, our piano teachers are ready for you.

  • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Piano
  • Classical Repertoire
  • Popular Songs
  • Playing by Chords
  • Jazz Studies
  • Hymn Playing and Worship keys

We offer piano lessons in weekly 30 minute, 45 minute, and 60 minute sessions. Let us know what style of piano you’re interested in and we’ll pair you with the right teacher. If you’re not sure or if you’re a beginner, then we recommend a classic beginning piano. We highly recommend bundling lessons because we know that consistency drives skill and knowledge development, which leads to capability and enjoyment.

Our Philosophy

We’ve learned that our piano students experience the most joy in their playing and learning when they achieve success. So, our aim is to guide and empower each student by helping them develop their music reading, chord knowledge and improvisation, technique, and expression. With these aims, we teach help each student in learning the music they love, whether it’s classical repertoire, popular songs, jazz, film music, minimalism, or anything in between.

Our Piano Teachers

The piano instructors at Copland are creative artists, capable performers, and experienced teachers. We guide and empower each student by helping them achieve independence and confidence in learning and playing the piano.

Guitar & Ukulele

Lessons

Have you or someone you know always wanted to play the guitar or ukulele? Whether you’re learning for the first time, brushing up on old skills, or preparing for auditions, our guitar and ukulele teachers are ready to work with you. We teach guitar and ukulele to young children through adults, helping every student achieve their own unique goals through online group classes or 1-on-1 private lessons.

  • For Young Beginners through Adult Learners
  • Classical Guitar Instruction
  • Popular Songs and Basic Chords
  • Worship Songs

Our Philosophy

We’ve learned that music students experience the most joy in their playing and learning when they achieve success. So, our teachers aim to guide and empower each student by helping them develop technical skills, chord knowledge, improvisational skills, and expressive playing. With these aims, we help each student play the music they love, whether it’s classical repertoire, popular songs, worship songs, or favorites.

Our Teachers

The guitar and ukulele instructors at Copland are creative artists, capable performers, and experienced teachers. We guide and empower each student by helping them achieve independence and confidence in learning and playing.

Violin

Lessons

Copland violin teachers are experienced working with children through adults, customizing a program of traditional or Suzuki methods based on learning style, student age, and interest of each student. Each lesson is unique and engaging for all students as we help them achieve independence and confidence in their learning and playing. Violin lessons for children include learning fundamentals, such as posture, bow and left hand technique, and music reading. Fun songs and games are also added to keep students interested and engaged. We also love working with adult students. Adults new to playing the violin start with basic technique and music reading and progress to play repertoire from a variety of genres. Intermediate and advanced students are introduced to advanced techniques, scales, speed work, and more challenging pieces. Violin lessons also boost coordination, finger strength, self-confidence, self-discipline, and right brain power in all students!

  • 1-on-1 or Group Online Lessons
  • Guitar or Ukulele for Young Beginners through Adults
  • Classical Guitar Instruction
  • Popular Songs and Basic Chords and Techniques

Our Philosophy

We’ve learned that music students experience the most joy in their playing and learning when they achieve success. So, our teachers aim to guide and empower each student by helping them develop technical skills, chord knowledge, improvisational skills, and expressive playing. With these aims, we help each student play the music they love, whether it’s classical repertoire, popular songs, worship songs, or favorites.

Our Teachers

The violine instructors at Copland are creative artists, capable performers, and experienced teachers. We guide and empower each student by helping them achieve independence and confidence in learning and playing.

Cello

Lessons

The Copland cello program promotes a solid technical grounding to help you achieve your goals on the cello. Covering a wide range of styles, our program will cater to your individual needs and desires. We meet you where you are and celebrate all the successes along the way, both large and small. Our program is designed to help you delight in playing the cello and in the creative process of learning.

Copland is here for all ages from children to adults, and ability levels. Whether you are just starting out or want to take your cello playing to the next level, we are ready to help. Our teaching staff is knowledgeable of a variety of methods and repertoire and will tailor your education to maximize your learning. We look forward to working with you in your musical journey.

FLUTE

Lessons

Copland’s flute program is designed to meet the unique needs of each student. Our eachers work with children and adult beginners, whether you’ve played for years or never had a lesson. Our friendly, professional flute teachers are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and find your musical voice. Choosing Copland gives you a fully customized experience, allowing you to:

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Pursue your musical interests
  • Choose from a wide range of scheduling options

We’re here to help you progress on your musical journey.

VOICE

Lessons

Do you enjoy singing but lack the knowledge or confidence? Perhaps you are a more confident singer and wish to refine your craft. Either way, voice lessons may be a good fit for you. Copland voice teachers come with years of singing and teaching experience to assist you in your singing goals. Students can expect to develop a stable breathing technique, an awareness of unhelpful body tension, and an efficient support and placement system with the goal of bringing out the unique qualities of their individual voices. Students will also be coached on how to effectively approach and express songs they work on in lessons. Beginning to advanced students are welcome.