From the Citizen News Jan 18th, 2012

Music Learning Center: Sharing the Love of Music
By Pamela Brown

It’s all about learning, playing, and sharing the love of music at the Music Learning Center (MLC). If you’re seeking exceptional music education in classical, pop, rock, blues, jazz, hip-hop, and everything in-between, MLC is the place to go. “Music is an important part of a child’s life. Our total focus is on education. Seeing other students come in weekly can inspire their fellow students and encourage them to make a commitment to learning and practicing,” said Director Jeff McGill. “I’ve always felt music’s importance in my life. Studies have increasingly shown music can have a positive benefit and definitive value on a child’s development.” >>> Read More


From The News Times, Connecticut Post, Greenwich Times & Stamford Advocate Jan. 20, 2010

Music School Conducting Expanded Programs

By Sandra Diamond Fox, Correspondent

Eleven-year-old Jeremy Bahr's favorite song to play on the piano is "Maple Leaf Rag." His brother Matthew, 13, prefers playing the theme song from "Mission Impossible" on his trumpet. "The music is a lot of fun. My teacher picks out songs that are just at my level -- not too hard or too easy," Jeremy said. "If there's a part of a song that I'm struggling with, my teacher shows me how it's done by playing on his own trumpet. He would help me get the rhythm and tempo," Matthew said. "If I'm having a stressful day, playing the trumpet helps me to relax." >>>Read More

From the Newtown Bee - March 9, 2007

Adult Music Students Pick Up The Tempo

By Nancy K. Crevier

According to a 2006 US Gallup Poll, since 2003 there has been a five percent increase in the number of music students between the ages of 18 and 34. Jeff McGill, director of the Music Learning Center in Danbury and manager at Westport Fairfield Piano, has found that statistic to ring true...>>> Read More



From The News Times Jan. 4, 2006

Learning Music Together by Jeff McGill

A good musician is someone who says “how can I contribute?” – that’s what music is about. – Yo-Yo Ma

A student who studies a musical instrument develops their overall “musicianship” in several ways during their weekly lesson and....>>>Read More



Reprinted from The News Times - Danbury , CT August 17, 2005

Dreams lead to piano lessons for 4-year-old son

By Robin DeMerell

When my daughter was little, I dreamed of her playing the piano. When she was 7, I hired a piano teacher to come to the house. Sarah hated it, squirmed around, never practiced and eventually the poor teacher had to call it quits. >>>Read more



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