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New school year August 2018-July2019

New school year August 2018-July2019

August is the beginning of our school’s calendar year. Parents come by and book your slots early as they are on a first come basis. We have new registration forms and all current students need to fill out the new forms.

Some of our students are preparing to take the ABRSM exams in November and December. Please make sure they are practicing everyday. I will forward a list of recital days in a few weeks.

If you have questions please call.

About Mr. Mario Major (Mr. Major)

About Mr. Mario Major (Mr. Major)

Proud owner Mr. Mario Major has won numerous awards for piano, voice and musicals. For over 43 years, Mr. Major’s has challenged students to be all they can be. He has taught at North Hills Preparatory in Irving, Texas for 5 years. North Hills is recognized, much to Mario’s credit, as one of the top ten schools in the nation. Each year at least 5 students have advanced to UIL (University Scholastic League) and TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) state contests. Mr. Major’s students have passed the IB Exam (International Baccalaureate) with 5 or above scores.

Mr. Major’s goal is to provide the best opportunities for our students in various music disciplines.

Following are just few of his achievements and experiences out of a big never ending list –

Teaching experience :
Bahamas Baptist College,Nassau Bahamas
Bahamas Theology School, Nassau Bahamas
Lawton High School ,Lawton Oklahoma,Concert, marching band and show choir regular choir
Star Spencer high, Oklahoma City
Hillcrest High School, Dallas Texas
Vega Elementary School ,Mckinney Texas
North Hills Charter School, Irving Texas

 

Organist/Pianist for over 43 yrs. :
Director of music New Hope, Nassau Bahamas
Director of music, Quail UMC, Oklahoma City
Director of Music,Frontier Chapel, Lawton Oklahoma
Director of music, First Baptist Church, Freeport Bahamas
Director of Music, Wesley UMC, Mckinney Texas

 

Performed with various choirs :
New Jersey Mass Choir
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Numerous Choir Workshops
Students Continue to make UIL, Piano contest and other local performances
Over 8 students took part in American Idol the voice and other singing contest
Many student received partial and full college scholarship
Proficient in Music writing using Reason, Pro Tools and many more software.

 

Teachers:
Studied Piano under Eric Russel, Bahamas
Father Paul Lanner, Bahamas
Dr. Hunsoong Wong, Cameron University
Dr. Tom Labe, Cameron University
Dr. Earl Logan, Cameron University
Dr. Ronal High, Cameron University
And many more

 

Acting: 
Guys and Dolls ( won best supporting actor award) Freeport Guild
Nude with Violin
Sweeney Todd
Oliver Twist
And many summer Musicals
Lead tenor with the Allen Symphony Orchestra performance of the (Messiah)
Formed first Orchestra at North Hills
First Black band director at Lawton High School, Lawton Oklahoma
Studies Kody and Delacruse Methods
Lessons

Lessons

3m’s Academy of Music prepares students for excellence through a rigorous course of study in practical and theory. Each student must be involved with both sides as this allows them to become technicians and performers.

Age and language is no barrier to get started when it comes to learning music. Our students range from 4 year old to 85 year old. We customize our lessons at a level and pace that will make it more interesting for our students to continue their interest in music.

Through our faculty of experienced professionals we offer Beginner to Advance level lessons in –
  • Piano (Group / Private)
  • Guitar
  • Voice
  • Violin
  • Cello
  • Xylophone
  • Percussion (Drums)
  • ABRSM Theory
  • ABRSM Practical
  • Woodwind instruments
  • Brass instruments
  • Recording studio 101
  • Rock band
  • Music scoring/comp/composing to the future
  • Composers or anyone needing more
  • Knowledge of theory and harmony
  • All strings instruments
  • Home School Credit
  • Concert piano preparation
  • Customized lessons for Special Needs students
  • And much more…..

Indian songs  “Tum Hi Ho , Kal Ho Na Ho” and many more – bring your favorite song in any language we will teach you to play it on your favorite instrument

Lessons are 45 minutes long. This consist of 30 minutes of private instrumental or vocal lessons and 15 minutes of theory. Advance students are encouraged to have one hour lesson.

We use the latest in music software which allows our students to pass state and local theory test.

We are proud members of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association),  IMTNA ( Irving, Texas Music teachers Association)

Our students prepare for State Theory Exams, TMEA Contest, UIL Contest, Local, Regional, and National Contest.

We also prepare students for College entrance on their instruments.

We prepare students for The X Factor, American Idol, and local vocal and instrumental contests

We also prepare students for auditions for musicals, college entry, church and school choirs.

We offer Recording Studio working with Pro Tools, Reasons and other programs.

We also offer Composition for the future composers (No previous experience required).

All ABRSM Students taking grade 4 or above Practical or theory will have to enroll in a one hour class. This will allow them to progress in a timely manner and allow them to be ready for the exams. Our students have been successful from Pre-Test level to grade 8 in both Theory and Practical. The examiner comes from London, England twice a year for the exams. Our students have taken from Prep Test to grades 8 exams in Theory and Practical.

We also prepare students for UIL and TMEA competitions.

If you don’t see instrument of your interest listed, please call us or visit us. We also offer – 
Learn your / your beloved one’s favorite song for special occasions
Gift Certificates to get your loved ones started on their music interest

Call us for Free consultations – 972-393-600.

We provide Award-winning service with guaranteed satisfaction.

Benefits of Piano / Music

Benefits of Piano / Music

Resent studies have shown us that people who play the piano perform better all around in their school work. Playing the piano allows you to use right and left brain to its maximum capacity. Playing piano helps with better memory and cognitive functions.

Few other top benefits of Music –

1. Music Makes You Happier
2. Music Enhances Running Performance
3. Music Lowers Stress and Improves Health
4. Music Helps You Sleep Better
5. Music Strengthens Learning and Memory
6. Music Reduces Pain
7. Music Increases Verbal Intelligence
8. Music Raises IQ and Academic Performance

News & More

News & More

Recital – 3M Academy winter recital will be held in December at the Academy.
Please invite friends and family to come and see your child perform.
For more information call us at 972-393-0600.

Summer – Summer is a great time to see what instrument you child would love to play. Call us or come by for a visit and see what plan will work for your child progress in music. We have a summer special, call today for more information.

Summer ABRSM PREP. Next exam schedule Theory-November and Practical- December