Guitar Lessons

“Working to help me through a wide range of material, including soloing, accompanient, chord melody, reading and music appreciation, with both patience and encouragement, Dr. Frantz has been a wonderful teacher.” —Dennis O’Neal

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Piano Lessons

“Dr. Frantz is a highly trained pianist and educator, but more importantly to me, he is a kind, empathetic, and patient friend to his students. ” — Randi Plevy (parent)

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About Me

With over 30 years of teaching experience in music history, theory, and piano, performing experiences that include concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Philadelphia Academy of Music — Charles Frantz has established himself as a terrific teacher and a experienced performer.

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Our philosophy

The Conservatory of Music was founded in 1990 by Dr. Charles Frantz. In creating a supportive and caring atmosphere, Dr. Frantz inspires enthusiasm to reach higher musical goals. The students’ personal musical accomplishments lead to higher self esteem.

About us

The Conservatory of Music is a private studio offering individual lessons in piano and guitar taught by Dr. Frantz. Thirty-minute, forty-minute, and sixty-minute lessons are available. Dr. Frantz has taught music history, theory, and piano at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Temple University, Rutgers University (where he earned a Ph.D. in Musicology) and at The College of New Jersey. His performances include concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Philadelphia Academy of Music — as well as numerous recitals and engagements in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.

Film Music Forum

Have you ever wondered about the central role that music plays in a film? The creation of mood, revealing the inner emotions of a character, enhancing the narrative and the setting of an historical period are just a few of the functions of film music.

Dr. Frantz’s Film Music Forum will explore all these aspects of film music and more.