Music Instructors & Lessons in Minerva, OH

Learning to play an instrument is a lifelong skill that comes with many unexpected benefits. Just like learning another language, taking music lessons in Minerva, Carrollton, East Liverpool, Salem, and Canton, OH stimulate the brain, foster creativity, encourage perseverance and broaden your horizons! But, like any skill, it requires a good teacher for you to succeed.

Minerva Music Center is ready to help you pick up an instrument and unlock all the benefits that come from learning to play it properly. We offer lessons for a broad range of instruments, delivered by seasoned music instructors in Stark County, OH who have a passion for music themselves.

Music Instructors

Instruments We Teach

What instrument speaks to you most? From the graceful notes of the piano, to the folksy strum of the banjo, to the boisterous boom of a tuba, we teach our students to excel at the instrument they love. We offer a full scope of music lessons, including for the following instruments:

  • Band instruments
  • Banjo
  • Cello
  • Drums and percussion
  • Guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Piano
  • Ukulele
  • Violin
  • Voice

Our music lessons include all major woodwind, string and brass instruments. Whether you’re taking up music lessons as a hobby or joining the high school marching band, we’ll teach you everything you need to know—from reading sheet music, to tuning your instrument, to playing the songs you know and love.

Meet Our Dedicated Music Instructors

Minerva Music Center provides every student access to in-house teachers who are accomplished musicians in their own right. They take you through the nuances of learning your instrument and give you step-by-step guidance to grow your comfort and skill.

Dave Krajcik

  • Guitar, mandolin, ukulele and bass guitar instructor
  • President and owner of Minerva Music Center
  • Has taught musical instruments for 47+ years

Dr. Steve Grimo

  • Percussion instructor
  • Former Air Force band director
  • Professor at Malone University

Nancy Hillyer

  • Piano instructor
  • Has taught at Minerva Music Center for 17 years
  • Church pianist/organist

Ken Short

  • Banjo Instructor
  • 30+ years experience

In time you’ll go from learning how your instrument works, to scales, to basic songs and on to performing solo and ensemble pieces with confidence!

Start Learning Today

If you’re ready to pick up an instrument and start learning how to make beautiful music with it, contact us at Minerva Music Center today at 330-868-5708. Our in-house musicians and music instructors are eager to help you learn the language of music. And if you’re taking instrument lessons with us, don’t forget to ask us about our rentals and repairs!