MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Thomas Niebrzydowski is the owner of Major 10th School of Music. He offers lessons in classical guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele and piano.
Thomas offers lessons to students of all ages and skill levels. He teaches most styles including: jazz, blues, rock, folk and specializes in classical guitar. He is also willing to offer lessons in less common instruments such as Irish tenor banjo and Greek bouzouki.
He uses a variety of methodologies in an aim to cater to the needs and goals of the student. He believes in encouraging the students to want to know the “why” in how music works.
He performs regularly in the Iron Mountain area as a solo guitarist as well as collaborations with other musicians and the Dickinson County Community Chorus.
Thomas considers himself a lifelong student and is constantly learning new songs, styles and instruments to compliment him on his musical voyage through life.
Prior to opening the school of music in April of 2021, Thomas taught at The Concert School of Music in Wilsonville, OR (1999-2009) and Thunder Island School of Music (2010-2017). He then opened Major 10th Music Studio in Iron Mountain which relocated and expanded into the School of Music in 2021.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from The University of Pittsburgh.
Lorna March joined Major 10th School of Music in May of 2021. She has been teaching voice in the Iron Mountain area for the last 29 years, and piano and guitar for the last six years.
Mrs. March specializes in teaching classical voice and piano, and guitar to beginning and intermediate students of all ages. She incorporates many creative techniques in her studio, in concert with each individual’s needs, abilities and goals.
Mrs. March is director of children’s ministry with an emphasis in worship music, and associate adult choir director at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. She is also very involved in the praise and worship team where she plays guitar, piano and sings.
Before coming to the U.P., she was an active vocal soloist and voice teacher in the Northwest Ohio area. She received a Bachelor of Music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, where she studied voice performance and piano.