Music Royale Strings Lessons - dublin, powell, delaware, worthington, ohio

Strings Lessons - Violin, Cello, Viola, Upright Bass

You can hear stringed instruments in nearly every style of music, from classical to bluegrass. At Music Royale, we have instructors that can help you learn the specific style of music that meets your tastes. We have professional instructors for violin, viola, cello and upright bass. We teach all levels including beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Our lessons are one on one, privately taught so you can progress at the speed that works for you. At Music Royale, we offer many student performance opportunities throughout the year including recitals and informal performances. Our lesson rates are very competitive and all of our lessons are scheduled month to month, with no long term contracts to sign.


Music Royale is a locally owned independent music store operated by professional musicians. We are located 3.5 miles north of 270 in Powell, at the intersection of Sawmill Parkway and Powell Road. We are just a few minutes from Columbus, Worthington, Dublin, Lewis Center and Delaware and we have plenty of parking. Please check out the bios and videos of our stringed instrument instructors below.


Dan Bolton - strings music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio



Nathan Smith - bass, guitar, mandolin music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio

Nathan is an accomplished musician who performs in numerous bands and music ensembles in Columbus. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree in Jazz Performance, where he studied under Dr. Paul Robinson and Andy Woodson.


Nathan has extensive background in many different styles of music. He has toured with the OSU jazz ensemble in Europe, plays with local jazz and rock musicians, and plays regularly with the Westerville Symphony Orchestra. In keeping with his varied musical history, Nathan teaches guitar, bass and acoustic bass and mandolin.


Nathan adopts a curriculum that incorporates the essentials of a musical education, while simultaneously catering to the student's personal interests. His experience in jazz, rock and classical music facilitates a broad understanding of music that serves to reinforce the educational experience. Nathan also teaches the popular Rock School class, helping students experience what being a professional musician is really like.




Daniel Winfield - strings, piano music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio

Dan Winfield - piano and strings music lessons instructor at Music Royale, Powell, Ohio

At an early age Daniel had understanding and deep love for music, especially anything featuring the stringed instruments. His musical studies began at the age of 7 when he started playing the Violin. At the age of 11 Daniel switched to the viola, and his music career began. He was a member of the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra from 1996-2000 seasons, where he participated in two European tours, and an invitation to the International Festival of Youth Orchestras, as well as the orchestras’ first commercial recording of Dmitri Shostakovich’s 5th Symphony.


In the fall of 2000 Daniel began his studies in Music Education at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. There he studied under teachers Dr. Catharine Carroll and Dr. Maaso Kawasaki.


In 2001, Daniel was chosen to become the first recipient of the Ted Pollock Memorial Scholarship for gifted string students from the Columbus Public School System. Daniel returned home to Columbus where he became a member of the Westerville Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Peter Stafford Wilson, and is now enjoying his 8th season as Assistant Principal Viola. Daniel has also been a member of the Central Ohio Symphony, and freelances with many other orchestras around the state of Ohio.



Brandi Nolish - strings music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio

Brandi Nolish - strings music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio

Emily Ng - strings music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio

Emily Ng - strings and violin music lessons instructor at Music Royale - Powell, Ohio, Columbus

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