The Premier Location for Violin Lessons in Northern Virginia
9137 Manassas Drive - Manassas Park, Virginia
The Drew Robertson Music Studio is an intensive, exciting, and holistic training ground where student artists hone their musical abilities and increase their knowledge on musical topics. Students perform regularly in studio class, community outreach events, and in recital. Through the study of music, students not only experience the joy and satisfaction of self-expression, but also develop essential life skills.
The Drew Robertson Studio trains independent student artists who consistently demonstrate both exemplary character and musical excellence.
Private Lesson Instruction
The Drew Robertson Music Studio teaches the Suzuki Method of Talent Education, one of the most established, consistently excellent, and nurturing ways to learn an instrument. Drew Robertson has received extensive training in the Suzuki Method, and strongly believes it is the ideal way to introduce young musicians to music. Drew Robertson teaches private lessons on the violin or viola.
Classes and Academic Studies
Suzuki Group Classes
Group class is an essential part of the Suzuki Method, and group classes supplement and reinforce concepts from private lessons. Each class is composed of the same instrument and involves students at approximately the same level of achievement. Suzuki group classes are intensive; most class time is spent playing review pieces and developing group sound and perfecting technique.
In addition to offering quality private lesson and group class instruction, The Drew Robertson Music Studio offers academic courses in Music History and Music Theory. Drew has extensive teaching experience, and guides students through these fascinating subjects The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program and College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP)
Developing Student Artists
Through every lesson, class, and performance, the Drew Robertson Music Studio develops the essential traits necessary to becoming a well-rounded musician and more noble person:
From the beginning of study, students develop performance skills that allow them to play advanced repertoire with precision, ease, and confidence. With an intensive and rigorous conservatory and performance background, Drew has experienced the demands of intense teaching, auditions, and competition, and is committed to ensuring the success of students as they navigate the challenges of the musical world.
Students learn the how and why of Music. Becoming a student artist requires understanding of many topics surrounding the art of playing an instrument. Lessons and classes at the Drew Robertson Music Studio integrate music into all areas of life. Students not only learn to play, they learn how physics, anatomy, history, theory, mathematics, psychology, and language converge through music.
Creativity and interpretation are essential to make music come alive. Students discover how to improvise and compose music, and to widen their appreciation and experiences of music all around them. At the Drew Robertson Music Studio, each student unlocks the tools to bring their own musical ideas to life and share them with the world.
Character education is an integral component to the Suzuki Method and to the Drew Robertson Music Studio. Students learn to respect their parents, teacher, and other students, while becoming empowered through musical success. Throughout their study, students develop their musical talents into artistry, and naturally become generous, confident, independent, and supportive of others.