Hungry Monk Music was established to provide quality music instruction to students of all ages and abilities. Hungry Monk Music was established in 1993 to provide quality music instruction to students of all ages and abilities.
We are home to some of the finest and most experiences music instructors in the Southeast! Faculty members hold degree in Music Performance and/or Music Faculty members hold degrees in Music Performance and/or Music Education.
Operating as usual
We had a great Open Mic Night at Hungry Monk Music. Pam Wiley brought a bunch of string players from Angel Oak Elementary, we had pianists, we had guitarists, our old friend Bob Meehan showed up to play some harmonica, and a new friend Gregg Miller showed up to play some mandolin.
This Week: Angeline The Baker This Week I'm sharing a video of an arrangement I've been doing of the traditional fiddle tune "Angeline The Baker". Solo fingerstyle guitar with a drop D tu...
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What I'm up to this week with music. A new instrument has made it's way to me. This is a brand new Northfield octave Mandolin.
This Week: Pour quoy Quant je voi yver What I'm up to this week: Just got a new Northfield Octave Mandolin and taking it for a test spin. Thought I would play a couple of Medieval tunes.
Here’s what I’ve been up to this week.
This Week: Cold Frosty Morn Another in my (mostly) weekly videos documenting what I'm working on at the time. This is an Irish reel called "Cold Frosty Morn" played on guitar.
We had another great Student Coffee House last week. We had guitar players, piano players, and even some acrobatics. Our good friend Noodle stopped by to play some ukulele for us as well. See you next month.
Despite the intense drizzle, we WILL be hosting our January Student Coffee House tonight at Fox Music. 7pm. Come out and play a tune or two.
Our January Student Coffee House is scheduled for:
Friday January 21, at 7pm
Come out and play a tune or listen to Hungry Monk Music students play their music. A great way to meet our community. Masks should be worn.
Last Sunday Hungry Monk Music hosted the Second Annual (we're tossing out 2020 completely) Fiddle Competition at The Coastal Caroloina Fair. Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who competed.
This Thursday - October 28th. We will have the always amazing Alva Anderson with us.
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Another of our Hungry Monk Music teaching faculty sprouting her new wings. This is Cindy Kearney and she teaches piano. She can help you earn your musical wings.
Here is another Hungry Monk Music teacher. Asako Kremer plays violin in The Charleston Symphony and has been teaching violin at Hungry Monk Music for many years now.
Wings by Kris Manning
We have successfully made the move from our Belgrade Ave location to our new home at:
Fox Music House
4248 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC 29405
All our teachers are in their new studios and we are enjoying being part of the musical culture of Fox Music. Thought we would show off our faculty a little bit.
Wings by Kris Manning
This is our drums/percussion teacher Matt Masie. Come study drum kit, hand percussion, Irish drum, bones, and orchestral percussion.
The Big Move is happening next week. Hungry Monk Music will be moving to our new location next week. After 16 years at our current location we are downsizing and joining forces with Fox Music. Our new location:
Fox Music House
4248 Dorchester Rd
North Charleston, SC 29405
Great new things will be happening. Stay tuned.
Porto Seguro featuring Alva Anderson | 7:00pm Porto Seguro plays Brazilian choro and bossa nova on flute, mandolin, guitar and bass. Great Jazz Vocalist and violist, Alva Anderson joins.
This is a great course taught by Matt Masie!! Who wouldn't want to learn to play the rhythm bones?! Full and unlimited access to this whole course for only $25 per month!!
Rhythm Bones Learn how to play the rhythm bones! This course will teach you the basic techniques for one and two hand bone playing. Several play along songs are included to get you jamming right away!
Ever wanted to learn to play the mandolin? Sign up for this great beginning course taught by John Holenko, a GREAT value at only $25 per month. Learn at your own pace, and email John if you have any questions!
Beginning Mandolin The very first lessons you need to get familiar with the mandolin and it's basic techniques. Learn about the physical instrument and how music is made on the mandolin. Simple chords, simple songs, and simple melodies. This is the place to start.
The long awaited return of the Hungry Monk Music Percussion Ensemble
Moonlight Sonata.....She learned this with very little guidance from me and did a great job!!! (student of Cindy Kearney)
More Courses available at Hungry Monk Music Online!
Always adding material to the website. The latest Course added: Tune Pack for Mandolin. Five easy mandolin tunes to learn for beginners. Just click on the link:
This is from Bela Bartok's "44 Duets for 2 Violins" played on 2 mandolins.
The Frog Consort plays The Frog Galliard
Check out this short teaser video for mandolin. We are working on our Hungry Monk Music Online Site and it should be up and running by April 1st. This is just a short idea of what you can expect.
We are happy to be adding Philip Lipton to our faculty. Calling all clarinet and saxophone students, we now have one of Charleston's great players and teachers. Contact us about scheduling lessons.
Is learning to play an instrument on your bucket list? Now, Hungry Monk Music is going to make it easier than ever when we launch our online lesson platform!!
Learn how to jam!! Hungry Monk Music is going online soon! More info. to come... ,,,
Is learning to play an instrument on your bucket list? Now, Hungry Monk Music is going to make it easier than ever when we launch our online lesson platform!! Stay tuned for more information on guitar, mandolin, piano, and percussion lessons. We'll be adding more instruments down the road too!!
Even though we are not having group classes or jam sessions, we still try to keep the music flowing.
Here’s a little video from Hungry Monk Music featuring our drum and percussion teacher Matt Masie. You too can learn to play the bones.
We did it! We had a great socially distanced, mask wearing Student Coffee House. Plenty of room at the Charlestowne Landing.
Jammin at Hungry Monk
Even though we had to cancel our Summer Music Camps this year, we have still been busy teaching here at Hungry Monk Music. This week John Holenko has been working with Lilah and Judah Messing, brother and sister who have been attending Summer Camps for several years now. We have worked up a bunch of songs this week and will be giving a performance tomorrow that will be live streamed here on this page. Everyone is welcome to check it out. Details:
When: Friday July 10, at 11:30am
Where: right here on this page
It will be a half hour performance. Hope to "see" you here. If you tune in, send comment so we know you are there.
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