At Negus Music, we represent the finest musicians in Cleveland, available for private in-home musical instruction, and custom-tailored live performance ensembles.
A love of fine music and the musicians who create it inspires us daily on our mission to bring together and support talented musicians within our community as they continue to pursue their passions.
In representing the services of our city's finest musicians, we seek to both enrich Cleveland's blossoming arts culture, and it's access to high quality musical instruction and ensemble performances.
Our musicians represent a collective of our city's most talented musicians. We support our city's classically trained and gifted musicians with opportunities to teach and perform passionately.
We work to create musical matches everyday. Whether you're a student looking for instruction, or a bride and groom seeking the perfect ensemble to play your wedding day, Negus Music can help.
Born and raised near Chicago, IL, Joel Negus was brought up in a very musical family. Upon finishing at the Cleveland Institute of Music, he started Negus Music with the goal of introducing Cleveland to its finest musicians while offering sustainable work opportunities to young professionals pursuing a career in music. He happily lives in Cleveland Heights with his wife Allison, and thoroughly enjoys being a part of such a diverse and exciting community.
Allison Negus is a graduate of Ball State University, where she earned a BS in Vocal/General Music Education. She recently accepted a job as the K-8 general music teacher with Breakthrough Charter Schools in Cleveland. As co-owner of Negus Music, Allison works alongside her husband, Joel, operating the emerging business. She currently resides in Cleveland Heights, and is happy to live and serve in such a vibrant, growing community.
Violinist Chiara Stauffer performs within a variety of musical genres from classical to improvisational jazz. Chiara is a founding member of both the Halo Ensemble, an international collaborative of emerging artists, and of the new chamber improvisational project, Time Canvas. In her native Switzerland, she has received a BM and MM from Basel University of Music. Chiara currently resides in Cleveland with her husband, Joshua Stauffer.
Joshua is a guitarist originally from Lebanon, Pennsylvania, now living and working in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated with honors from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a bachelors degree in jazz performance. He is a founding member and lead guitarist of Time Canvas, as well as a member of international collaboration, Halo Ensemble. Currently, Josh teaches and performs in the Cleveland area with his wife, Chiara Fasani.
Look no further. Contact Negus Music for a consultation, and once we get to know more about you and your musical ambitions, we will place with you an instructor to help progress your musical talents.
It is our goal at Negus Music to supply teachers who will inspire and instruct each individual student effectively. We believe that the best avenue to musical growth is through focused one-on-one instruction.
Our private, in-home classes cater to musicians of all ages and skill levels, and are tailored to each individual, providing an ideal environment, and a learning experience that is truly one-of-a-kind.
At Negus Music, we have access to a talented collective of experienced musicians and masterful instructors. Brass instruments, woodwinds, strings, piano, percussion and vocal instruction available.
Our lessons are well priced at $50 an hour per session. Each session lasts an hour and is charged as part of a monthly rate. See our teaching contract or contact us directly for more details.
3226 E Scarborough Rd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118