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Music Lessons in Fishtown and Northern Liberties

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Our studio is located in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, just northeast of Northern Liberties and South Kensington, and only a stones throw away from Center City and the Art Museum area.  We’re only a block from the Front and Berks El stop, right near Palmer Park.  I’ve lived in Fishtown for over 3 years now, and it is amazing to see how much development is happening along Frankford Avenue and Girard Avenue.

Just a couple blocks toward the Delaware River from the studio is where William Penn signed his famous treaty with the Native Americans at Penn Treaty Park.  This has been the site of some amazing daytime music festivals, including the Fishtown Shadfest, as well as a couple photo shoots for some of my various musical projects.  Fishtown has quickly been developing a thriving music scene, with a growing number of venues for not only indie bands, but some more well established acts, as well.

We have a couple teachers who do In-Home lessons for Piano and Drums in the Northern Liberties area, as well.  Located just south along the Delaware River from Fishtown, Northern Liberties, over the past decade, has developed into one of Philadelphia’s most thriving restaurant and entertainment districts.  At the heart of the neighborhood is the recently developed Piazza and Liberties Walk along 2nd street, and Liberty Lands Park along 3rd street.  Liberty Lands Park was the site of a fellow musician’s music festival called Realize Philadelphia, amongst other spring and summer activities.

I love going to the Market at the Piazza in the warmer months, where you can pick up anything from amazing custom arts and crafts, to some well curated thrift finds or just a pair of sunglasses.  The free parking just north of the Piazza is also a huge plus.  As more families move into the Northern Liberties and Fishtown area, we are happy to provide quality In-Home music lessons at an affordable price.

In-Home Music Lessons in Center City Philadelphia

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I’ve had the pleasure of teaching Guitar Lessons in Center City, Philadelphia for many years now.  Driving from Fishtown, through Northern Liberties and finally making my way to Old City is always a great drive, and every Wednesday for over a year now I’ve been doing just that, to do home visits for some of our students living in the area.  Between lessons I always enjoy getting a coffee and taking a stroll through Washington Square Park.  The area also reminds me of festivals on Penn’s Landing, where I play guitar at the Art Star Craft Bazaar every spring, as well as the new Race Street pier, which is always good for a sunset walk.

First Fridays in Old City are always bustling with street performers and musicians along 2nd and 3rd street.  A fellow music teacher plays there regularly with his New Orleans jazz combo.  In the later afternoons, as I travel west on Spruce Street, I can’t help but notice the slow change from colonial architecture to the more industrial era style buildings that populate Center City just south of Love Park and City Hall.  I still come down regularly on weekends to see my friends from Temple University perform at the local jazz clubs on Sansom and Walnut Streets.

There’s also a great academic history in Center City; home to University of the Arts, Philadelphia Institute of the Arts, and Curtis among others.  Rittenhouse Square always reflects the city’s dedication to the arts, hosting a plethora of street musicians, students and craftspeople.  Especially in the springtime, I’m sometimes inspired to bring my acoustic guitar and play standards for a couple of hours, soaking in the evening scene.