We pride ourselves on our quality teachers. Our teachers have mixed education with master degrees, phd’s, impressive resumes and over 40 years of experience. We have specialized teachers for almost any instrument and specific type of music you desire. Our prices are good and our hours are flexible. We have recently renovated our music studios making them sound proof and including central A/C & heat. In business for over 30 years (formerly Sine's music studio) you can feel comfortable learning from experts that truly care because we don't sell instruments or books, just quality music instruction, history, theory, composition & songwriting lessons. Some of the lessons we teach are: Voice, Violin, Viola, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Classic Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Saxophone, Fluegelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet, Piano, Banjo, and Mandolin. Call Off Broad Street Music Studio at 215-536-0204 or email at email@example.com
Rob Hagopian (Bass, Percussion), a native of Detroit, re-located to Chicago in 1990 where he became a fixture on the blues and jazz scene, performing with such acts as acoustic soul guitarist and New York Times emerging artist Nick Barron, blues harmonica legend Billy Branch, and blues guitarist Vince Agwada of the Sugar Blue Band. While in Chicago he studied with bassist Darryl Jones ( Sting,Miles Davis, Rolling Stones) and Rob Amster (Kurt Elling) and recorded with a variety of artists ranging from industrial music innovator En Esch ( TVT Records) to Flamenco guitarist Carlos Villalobos's La Esperanza ( Virgin/ Higher Octave Records). Most recently, he moved to Philadelphia in 2000 and is very active on the Latin music scene performing and recording with such artists as pianist/ percussionist Orlando Fiol, Cuban born pianist Elio Villafranca, Grammy winners Dave Valentin and Oscar Hernandez, Johnny Pacheco and Pupi Lagarretta of the Fania All-Stars, Flamenco Guitarist Cristian Puig, Alo Brasil, Latin Fiesta, The Jackson Symphony Orchestra of Tennessee, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra of Oklahoma and the AMLA Latin Orchestra led by Elio Villafranca
2 Years piano lessons Children’s Choir Youth Group, 1 Yr
1 Year college – piano lessons 11 Piano Students; 6 Organ students, 5 Yrs
Church Pianist and Organist – 30 years (various churches)
Choir & Weddings
Because we were a military family since 1985, we moved every 3 to 4 years, which meant a new church family. Most of the time, I served as church pianist or organ player.
Played saxophone in band, sang in chorus, and at church
Played piano before going to college
Prefer beginners & intermediate students
Saturdays, Monday & Friday nights available at studio
2009: joined the “Main Street Cruisers” band where I play keyboard and sing. We play fifties music. Our current lead singer is presently a member of Bill Haleys Comets. We are playing a lot of local venues including: Coca Cola park (before and after an Iron Pigs game), Music Fest, State Theatre in Easton, Das Awk Fescht and lots more.
1998 to present: did organ sub work on occasion. I also have written and performed songs for my wife and my kids including a song for my daughter which she used as an accompaniment for her Ice skating competitions
1993 to 1998: Organist choir/director @ Eastern Salisbury Lutheran church
duties included playing at all services, choosing hymns and anthems for all services, directing choir rehearsals and performances, writing and arranging some music for the choir. Also played at all weddings that were held at the church.
1991 to 1993: Organist @ Eastern Salisbury Lutheran church. Duties included playing church services, accompanying choir director at all rehearsals.
1981 to 1985- played saxophone, piano, synthesizer, organ and vocals in various different local rock bands
1980 fall- attended University of Miami as a Saxophone major in performance
1978 fall to 1980 spring- attended Mansfeild state college and was a double major (saxophone and Piano) in performance. In my Sophomore year I performed a joint piano recital with another piano major where I performed the following pieces: Chopin “Polonaise in A flat opus 56”, Gershwins “Preludes”, A piece by Scriabin and “Variations on theme by Haydn” for two Pianos. I also played in various different Jazz bands.
1977 to 1978- organist @ Eastern Salisbury Lutheran church. I was also in a wedding band made up of my high school friends of which I wrote and arranged music for. I graduated Emmaus High school in the spring of 1978. I was also heavily involved in the high school jazz band and choir.
1967 to 1978- took private piano lessons
Off Broad Street Music Studio
334 West Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951