International School of Music Bethesda

International School of Music Bethesda

Best of Bethesda for Music Lessons, International School of Music provides music lessons in all instruments & voice to students of all ages www.ismw.org

International School of Music is a locally-owned musical instruction center with two convenient locations in Bethesda, MD. We have been providing individual music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, harp, drums, and more since 2004. Our goal is to foster confidence and creativity in students of all ages through exceptional musical learning. With our dedicated world-class faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and innovative programs, we hope to transform lives and bolster our community through the joy of music. Contact us today for more information!

Mission: The mission of ISM is to provide a nurturing environment while developing and enhancing the music skills of its students. We believe that an education in the arts is one of the most essential and enriching experiences a child, youth or adult can enjoy. ISM is dedicated to providing students with an exceptional educational and artistic experience while fostering a lifelong appreciation of and commitment to excellence in music. ISM also strives to foster creative expression, promote personal enrichment and encourage a love of music.

Musicians come in all forms! Meet WOOFgang and his serious piano skills!

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Due to popular demand, we have opened several new preschool music classes to fit your schedules! Call us today to sign up for a FREE trial! 301-365-5888 or sign-up online, https://ismw.org/early-childhood-music/.

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Is learning a new #instrument a part of your New Year’s Resolution? We have #teachers for all instruments and voices! Give us a call so you can make your #resolution happen! 301-365-5888 or visit us online, https://ismw.org/.

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Welcome back ISM students! We’re back at it again! We hope you all had an awesome break, but let’s get back to playing some music again!

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From all of us at the International School of Music, we wish you a very Happy New Year filled with lots of wonderful music!

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Ring in the new year in song! Happy New Year’s Eve!

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Make learning a new instrument your New Year’s Resolution! Call us today to set up an introductory lesson for 2020, 301-365-5888 and visit us online, https://ismw.org/.

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Is your little one singing their heart out this holiday season? Come check out one of our Early Childhood Music classes and explore the world of music! Sign up for a FREE trial class today! https://ismw.org/ecm-trial/ or call us at 301-365-5888.

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Congratulations to Anishka for passing her Musical Ladder test! What a great way to end 2019!

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Did anyone get a new instrument this holiday? Tell us what you got!
And sign up for music lessons to learn how to play your new instrument! Check out our website for more info, https://ismw.org/, or call us today 301-365-5888!

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly!
Merry Christmas from all of us here at ISM!

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‘Twas the day before Christmas and…you’re still looking for the perfect gift?! It’s not too late! Give the gift of music! Call us today to get a gift certificate for music lessons, 301-365-5888, http://ismw.org/. Buy two lessons, get one FREE!

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Reminder that we will be closed for winter break from December 24-January 1. We will reopen January 2nd. Happy holidays everyone!

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Congratulations to all of the students who performed in recitals this weekend! Such wonderful performances! Bravi!

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Happy Hanukkah from all of us here at ISM!

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There’s nothing like the #joy that comes from learning #music! This holiday season, #give the gift that will provide memories and fun for the years to come. To get YOUR gift certificate this #HolidaySeason or to schedule your music lesson today, give us a call at 301-365-5888!
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Looking to start piano lessons? Meet our amazing teacher Nick
who has been teaching piano in New Hampshire and Maryland for over 13 years, along with a career as a pianist in pit orchestras, symphony orchestras, and collaborating with choirs. Nicholas completed a Master of Music degree in Vocal Accompanying from the Peabody Conservatory of Music under Eileen Cornett. Give us a call at 301-365-5888 to schedule you trial lesson with Nick!
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Best wishes to all of our students performing in more than 40 ISM winter recitals at the American University Katzen Arts Center this December & January!
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Playing guitar together was THE BEST! We had so much fun working with Andrew on our songs in group makeups!
Check ISM’s group makeup schedule and sign-up today!! https://ismw.org/makeup-classes/
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The music of friends, #chambermusic is a great way for young #musicians to meet each other and develop lasting #friendships while furthering their musical knowledge. We can help place you in an ensemble geared towards your personal goals and instrument! Have friends at #ISM? We can help you form an #ensemble with them. Call 301-365-5888 for more information!
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Need an accompanist for our upcoming Winter Recitals? Time slots are filling up, so make sure you sign up for yours today! Call the front desk for more info. 301.365.5888.
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Congratulations to Maya for achieving Student of the Month!! She is INCREDIBLE! Thank you Emily for helping Maya advance her musical skills! 🌟
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#TBT to ISM goes to Kennedy Center!! Our students did an amazing job last December!! Such incredible performers!
If YOU are interested in performing at the Kennedy Center, DC’s premier performing arts center, this is your chance!
Auditions are just a few month away, sign up at the front desk!
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Does your child love #music, but unsure of which instrument he or she wants to play? Come join us in #InstrumentExplorers! This class is a perfect prerequisite to private instruction and provides a fun introduction to #melody and musical notation! For more information, give us a call at 301-365-5888 or sign up for a free trial at https://ismw.org/early-childhood-music/
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Noah practiced hard and just finished his lesson book! Thank you Joey for helping Noah to reach his goals! We are so proud of you both! 🌟
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Congratulations to Lulie for achieving Student of the Month!! She is INCREDIBLE! Thank you Anna for helping Lulie advance her musical skills! 🌟
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Are you performing on one of our recitals at American University this winter? If the answer is yes, call and schedule your rehearsal with Dr. Ahn today! If the answer is no, give us a call at 301-365-5888 and try a music lessons! You can perform at the Katzen Arts Center too!
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The 6 Benefits of Music Lessons

Did you know that learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction? Check out this article for more information:
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parents.com Learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction.

Stevie Wonder, Leonard Bernstein, Queen Latifah and many more have taken the stage at the Kennedy Center, and you can too! Take a chance, embrace the challenge, and audition this April for your chance to take the stage at The Kennedy Center here in Washington DC on June 26th, 2020!
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Recital season is upon us! Come check out our students’ performances on December 21st, December 22nd, January 18th, January, 19th, and January 26th at the Katzen Arts Center at American University!
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Saturdays are for the boys? Well, Sunday is for the kids! Come check out our Early Childhood Classes on Sundays with our teacher Mr. Jack at our Potomac location! We have a class every hour from 10am to 4pm for kids ages 1 to 6 years old! https://ismw.org/early-childhood-music/
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Happy birthday to our spry 90 year old student !!

We are celebrating Cyber Monday with a promotion unlike any we’ve done before! Register for lessons today and save 50% off registration! (Must mention this ad to receive the discount) What better way to celebrate the holiday than with an incredible deal! Call 301-365-5888 to start your musical journey today!
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Big shout out to Leah for achieving Student of the Month!! And congrats on making it into all county orchestra and being placed 1st chair violin! Keep up the AWESOME work Leah!
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Give the gift of music — it lasts a lifetime! You’ll be giving more than just music lessons — it's a life-changing experience that will leave them grateful to you for years to come. Available for any instrument or voice in any amount, you can quickly and easily give a special gift to a loved one. Call 301-365-5888 to order YOUR Music Lessons Gift Certificate now! www.ismw.org
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Don’t forget we will be closed from Thursday, 11/28 to Sunday, 12/1 in observation of the holiday. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday everyone!
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We've been honored & privileged to be a part of such an amazing community of talented students, supportive parents, wonderful teachers & hard-working administrators! From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU for your ongoing support and for allowing your rock stars to shine so brightly with us here at the International School of Music!
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Recital season starts soon! Have you signed up for a time slot to rehearse with Dr. Ahn, our accompanist? Call the front desk and secure your time now!
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Playing music is more fun together! Interested in joining a #band #duo, #trio, #quartet #choir or #ensemble? Stop by the front desk and we’ll help you find a group of musicians to jam with, or give us a call at 301-365-5888!
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Looking for a way for your little one to explore music in a fun, engaging environment? Our Early Childhood Program is now accepting new students, so give us a call at 301-365-5888 and schedule a FREE TRIAL at https://www.ismw.org/early-childhood-music/
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We had a blast in Nakia’s group makeup!! It was so fun to sing together! Need to make up any more lessons? Check ISM’s group makeup schedule and sign-up today!!
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Congratulations to Sophie on completing her book 1!! We’re so proud of your hard work! 🌟 Thank you Sophie for helping Sophie achieve her goals!
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