Monday-Sunday     8:00am-10:00pm



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Monday-Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

          Friday             11:00am-5:00pm

        Saturday          10:00am-3:00pm

         Sunday            By Appointment



7320 Carroll Ave. Takoma Park, MD. 20912  


Tel: 301-660-4455  Fax: 301-660-4262

Your donation is greatly appreciated! Your donations will be used for instruments and scholarships!

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Classes for All  or Create Your Own Class

  Group Violin   

Group classes at The Richardson School of Music are fun and exciting! They are an excellent way for Children, Teens and Adults to begin their musical training. These classes will focus on fundamentals, and will give students a supportive environment to blossom in their musical journey and also to be ready for the more intensive demand of private lessons. RSM classes will have a student/teacher ratio of 6/1 in most group classes —allowing for a significant amount of individual attention.

Parents often wonder if they should sign their child up for group lessons or private lessons! There truly is no right answer. Although many students, regardless of personality, do well in private lessons, some students learn better in a group setting. The social environment of group lessons just makes it a better fit for some!

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of the violin while having fun and learning with their peers! Students will work together as well as on their own using the “Essential Elements 2000 for Strings, Violin Book 1″.  Students will learn exercises to form a solid technical foundation, exploring the physicality of playing the violin as well as learning to read notes and rhythms. Also, each lessons will incorporate the use of computer software to reinforce music theory fundamentals.


To view all of our current group violin options, click here.


4-5yo Class: Session II, OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT - Starting on the week of November 4th


       - Group Violin for 4-5 year olds on Sunday at 9:30-10:00 am Click here to Register

6-8yo Class: ​Session II, OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT - Starting on the week of November 4th

       Group Violin for 6-8 year olds on Wednesday at 4:15-5:00 pm  - Click here to Register

       - Group Violin for 6-8 year olds on Saturday at 10:30-11:15 am  - Click here to Register

9-12yo Class: ​Session II, OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT - Starting on the week of November 4th

       - Group Violin for 9-12 year olds on Thursday at 6:30-7:15 pm  - Click here to Register

       - Group Violin for 9-12 year olds on Saturday at 11:15-12:00 pm  - Click here to Register



Maybe you took a little violin as a child. Maybe you always wanted to learn and never had the opportunity! Well, it is NEVER too late to learn the violin! And don’t let anyone tell you different! In this class you will learn from a talented and patient teacher who will teach you the basics of the violin.You will learn or re-learn proper bow technique and posture, how to the read the Treble Clef, rhythm, ensemble playing and more.

Group Violin for Adults: Session II, OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT - Starting on the week of November 4th

        - Group Violin for Adults on Thursday at 6:30-7:15 pm  - Click here to Register

For more information about registering for our Group Violin lessons please email