"Both Brad and his teachers, specifically Abby, are extremely talented and exhibit important characteristics when teaching and working with children. These include: patient, skillful, encouraging, challenging, supportive and reinforcing. I am thankful we found Encore Music Studios, it is a wonderful family of students and teachers."
- Lauren A.
"Our kids are currently taking voice and violin lessons from Brad and Sean, respectively. Both are very talented, patient and professional teachers. We love Miss Kitty -- she taught our son Suzuki violin from ages 5 to 10. She is wonderful with small wiggly kids -- patient and positive."
"I found working with Brad at Encore to be an informative & enjoyable experience. I was amazed at how at ease I was with the lessons. I am certain that at some point I will return to Encore for more instruction & evaluation."
"We couldn't ask for a better violin teacher than Rachael! She is extremely knowledgeable, patient and encouraging with our 8 yr old."
"I enjoyed all my lessons. And they are very patient and hopeful. I feel confident I will be playing music."
"As a 67 year old with no prior music instruction, I am very impressed by Ian of Encore. He is a highly proficient instructor who trains you in a most agreeable manner."
"Ian is a patient, competent and knowledgeable teacher. He adapts his teaching method by taking into consideration the students age & knowledge of both music & the instrument. He puts forth the effort to keep the lessons challenging but fun!"
"My daughter loves going to piano lessons and she really enjoys playing in the recitals."
"Kids enjoy working with him and progress has been very good."
"It’s been so wonderful to be apart of Encore. I worked with Mary and she was such a delight. They were able to get me to face my fears and perform in front of a crowd. I will never forget that experience!"
"My son was reluctant to take lessons, but once he decided to try, he has been doing very well."
"We selected Brad Allen because he was using Faber & Faber's Piano Adventures. Since then, my three children have not only excelled in their skills, but they have grown more and more to enjoy playing. Brad is fun and personable and he gives his students the freedom to play the things which will interest them. The amount of practice homework he gives is manageable but still enough to increase their skills. As a parent, I appreciate his flexibility when our schedule gets complicated. I fully trust Brad Allen with the time he spends with my children."
"Excellent! Highly competent and talented instructors. A very rewarding experience. I got more than my money's worth."
"My son is thoroughly enjoying his lessons; Mr. Allen does an excellent job of helping him set his own goals and achieve them."
"They have the best teachers ever!"
"We have had a great experience at Encore so far. Brad was very proactive in helping to connect us with a teacher when we first moved to Columbus. Our violin teacher Sean is fun and encouraging and really knows his stuff! My boys love the group lessons as well."
"My son takes piano lessons from Ian Harrah. Ian is welcoming and engaging to me as a parent and always fun and exciting with my son. My son looks forward to his lesson each week! I am happy with the frequent newsletter updates from director Bradley Allen also."
"My son really enjoys learning guitar from Ian."
"I am in my first year teaching at Encore and so far I have enjoyed my experience here. The overall environment is very positive, and students are encouraged to explore their creativity. I especially enjoyed participating with my students in the fall recital. It was a community effort with teachers, parents and students all contributing to a supportive atmosphere."
"My son enjoys his lessons here."
Tina & Scott H.
"My daughter has learned so much from Bradley already, and it’s only her 5th lesson. He teaches her breathing as well as vocal techniques to maximize her performance."