Folias Music Lessons
We teach private lessons in flute, guitar, and composition out of our home, which is conveniently located in the mid-town neighborhood of Grand Rapids or virtually online. Winter 2021 semester starts the week of January 18 with weekly virtual lessons. Included with the lessons will be a monthly virtual performance class and/or a bi-weekly composer’s studio.Inquire about Lessons
Students can sign up for semester long lessons in the fall or winter or sign up for lessons by the month. Lessons are open to students of any age or experience level.
Carmen and Andrew as Teachers
Andrew Bergeron and Carmen Maret are multifaceted musicians and performers as well as teachers who are passionate about sharing music as a way to be a better person and at the same time explore curiosities of life and art.
We are trained in Suzuki, Early Childhood Music (Music Together) and both have masters of music degrees from Michigan State University. We also teach music theory, aural skill, Western Music history, American pop music, music technology and business courses at the university level giving us a well rounded experience of ages, backgrounds, and experience.
Andrew Bergeron is a guitarist, composer, educator, and entrepreneur from Grand Rapids, Michigan known for his work as one half of the Folias Duo. Bergeron maintains an active teaching career serving as an instructor of guitar, composition, music theory, and aural skills at Aquinas College.
Carmen Maret is a flutist, composer, educator, and entrepreneur from Grand Rapids, Michigan known for her work as one half of the Folias Duo. Maret maintains an active teaching career serving as an instructor of flute, music theory, music history, popular music, and music business at two west Michigan colleges: Aquinas College, and Grand Rapids Community College.