We found a home at Phillips both with the teachers and staff. I cannot imagine myself trusting my children’s musical education to anyone else, and we have been to a few other places. But when we met David W. and he talked to my youngest like a young adult and did not allow excuses for my oldest, I knew we found the right place. The atmosphere at Phillips is without a doubt a family feel and their knowledge is amazing. My children actually like going to lessons now, and I bet if they could they would hang with the staff and their teachers all day. So if you want an instructor that knows music, cares about their students, and holds your children accountable to put the work in, this is the place for you. If you’re an adult looking for lessons, they are great here too. I take both voice and piano here with my children.
My son has been taking guitar lessons with David Wilson since we moved to the Lawton area approximately five years ago. He had taken lessons before, so he wasn’t a beginner. I appreciated that David took some time to see what my son already knew and identify some bad habits that needed to be corrected. David can be critical about my son’s guitar playing which is one of the many things I appreciate the most. I am paying money to have him learn guitar, not to be inflated with false bravado and wasting our time and money. Throughout the years, not only has my son’s guitar playing improved dramatically, but he has formed a close relationship with David as a teacher/mentor/friend. David did not insist that my son learn guitar in a rigid format and make him conform to a particular curriculum, but he discovered my son’s strengths and interests and has supported him in exploring many aspects of music. I am thrilled at the musician my son has become under the direction of David. Worth every cent.
I have five kids ranging from 9 to 17. Each one of them have taken lessons at Phillips. Reasonable price, the perfect weekly amount of work to accomplish, and much enjoyment for each one of my kids. The variety of lessons they provide allows all my children to participate and is very convenient. Lessons at Phillips have been a great experience for my family.