The Awesomeness that is Tom Frear

Last April we welcomed Tom Frear to the Studios of the Arts, and wow – what an addition he has been to our family! Tom is a man of many talents, and believe it or not, most of them are unknown to our lesson community! So today – we’re going to change...

Piano Student Overload!!

We are so blessed! It is amazing to look at our Studio of the Arts roster and see the pages upon pages of students enrolled… It is wonderful! It is incredible! It is humbling. Thank you for entrusting us with your music education. It means the world to us to be...

We Say Goodbye, We Say Hello

In a time when many changes are upon us, this new school year brought a change we did’t want. Andrea Fischer left  Batchelder’s to go back into the school district. As difficult as it was to acknowledge her last day, we wish her all love and happiness in...

What Japan Did To – and For Us

Time travel back through the Twilight Zone and to last summer…. It’s the middle of the Great Summer of 2017, Batchelder’s Summer Programs are in full gear, everything is looking great! ..And then we get the news: Nicole Pehrson, our beloved Orchestra...

All About That.. Drum!

Good Golly Miss Molly – how time flies when you’re having fun! I cannot believe the first week of summer vacation is over!! So how did you spend it? Comment below with what you did, and TWO people will get a $5 Coupon for the store!! BONUS if you actually...

You Asked For It, So Here You Go…!

Well, ever since announcing another vehicular member joining our team, I have been getting non-stop questions, e-mails, and even one phone call asking the name of our new family member! …

The Day the Bass Drum Died..

Wow. Who can believe we are this close to the end of the school year?! Where did the time go?! Why must time fly so quickly?! The days just fly when you’re having fun, right? Time flies when you’re having fun, right? …And then there’s those...

Say Hello to…!

This just in – – Batchelder’s has hired a new team member!! Say hello to Tom Frear!! I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Tom, to really get to know the ins and outs of this guy. And let me tell you, I am super excited he has joined our...