Keeping Summit Safe… A Letter from Tom

Hello Friends and Families – I wanted to take this opportunity to touch base about Summit Music Center’s response to the COVID 19 (corona) virus, and our present operations. Summit has always been a safe and clean facility where families, students, and instructors can gather, meet, study, rehearse, and learn. We’ll continue to keep that at […]

PRESS RELEASE: Summit Music Center Offering Virtual Lessons as Response to Coronavirus

Summit Music Center Offering Virtual Lessons as Response to Coronavirus Summit Music Center in Manchester, CT is remaining committed to their mission of education and enrichment of students in the musical arts by moving their entire teaching studio, curriculum, and lesson program online. Their existing students have already migrated their lessons online this week, and […]

Open Mic Returns for Virtual Performances!

Summit Music Center’s Virtual Open Mic is an extension of our popular student and instructor live music showcase. Our Open Mic series features instructors and students of Summit, and has happened regularly at Summit Music Center in Manchester, CT. With the ongoing quarantine, Summit is thrilled to move our series online, with students and faculty […]

Summit in the Journal Inquirer Many thanks to our neighbors at the Journal Inquirer, who very graciously interviewed Tom last week, with other local business owners, for a story about how local businesses are transitioning their operations during the quarantine.

Updates About Virtual Lessons

Hello Friends and Families – Thank you all for your communication and thoughtfulness through this unusual and challenging time for all of us! As a response to the COVID 19 (coronavirus,) we have taken ALL lessons online. We hope that this effort will be appreciated by you and your family as we all encounter the rapidly […]

Facebook Photo Challenge!

Hey friends! Have you all (y’all?) caught this Facebook challenge for performing artists? Basically, you have to post a photo of you on stage or in your performing environment, with no caption attached. No backstory. Just the photo. For 10 days. That sounds exceptionally difficult, as we have such a generous library of photos we’re […]

TRAPS Ensemble Launches!

Brief Description:TRAPS Ensemble is a drum ensemble program for students looking to learn the fundamentals of drumming in the context of learning and performing modern music. Mission and Purpose Brief: Summit Music Center has developed an ensemble program, with both educational and performance aspects, to be launched in the first quarter of 2020. The program […]

New Instructors This Session at Summit!

Dana Lauren – Voice/Piano Todd Richard – Drums/Percussion/DJ Dana Lauren – Voice/Piano Dana Lauren is a vocalist/pianist with a Bachelors Degree from Berklee College of Music. She is also an alumni of the New England Conservatory of Music. Dana has toured and recorded with legendary Grammy Award winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, singing at some of […]