Welcome to Strand Studios for Music, Film and Acting! An Educational Center conceived by Prof. Chris Lance for learning and fun in Music, Performance and the Media Arts. The Studio offer weekly lessons, classes and seminars. Film Production workshops include making a student film film from script to screen. Acting classes prepare student for the stage or on screen. The Studio has a plethora of seminars and topics for the entertainment enthusiast!

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Music lessons, Film Production, Acting, Photography, Modeling, Theory, Jazz Studies
  • Technology Media, Medieval Choir, Fiddle Club, Rock Band Club, Jazz Ensemble

Professional Associations & Certifications


Payment Options

  • Cash Only, Discover, MasterCard, Money Orders, PayPal, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, VISA

Contact Details

  Person Prof. Chris Lance
  City Hackettstown, NJ
  Zip Code 07840
  Address 181 Main Street
  Phone Number (908) 850-0200

Business Representative

Prof. Chris Lance


Entertainment Entrepreneur. NJ State Department of Education Certified. President and Owner of Paladin Knight Entertainment, LLC.

Products & Services

Music Lessons

Instruction is offered in Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Guitar, Voice, Music Theory, Jazz Studies and Performance. To ensure the forward progression of a student's study, we recommend a minimum of one 30 minute lesson once a week, customizable to the goals and needs of the student.

Weekly and monthly rates. Family discounts available as well.
Students are invited participate in free recitals that are scheduled twice a year at the discretion of their instructor.
Rehearsal rooms are available for individuals and bands at a nominal fee.

Home School Program

Students who are homeschooled according to N. J. S. 18A:38-25 and need to fulfill music requirements may request an outside educator. While the The State of New Jersey does not require home school teachers to be certified educators, Strand Studios will provide a New Jersey Department of Education Certified Music Teacher (Pre-K through 12) to teach in your home or at your local home school co-op.

Instrumental Rentals and Repairs

Strand Studios offers competative pricing for instrument rentals. Our Try-Before-You-Buy rental program saves money when deciding if an instrument is right for you.

Instruments do require maintenance and may require repair. Have our qualified specialist offer you a FREE estimate before work begins.

Customer Testimonials

I highly recommend Strand Studios! The teachers are amazing and the new studio renovations are beautiful!

Social Activity

Strand Studios had their first rehearsal for Medieval Christmas Choir last night, but there is still time to join! The choir meets weekly on Wednesday's from 7:30-8:30pm. Intermediate and advanced singers are welcome. For more information, you can call
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Erica Renauer, who won the grand prize at our open house and her guitar teacher, Rob Reyes.
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It is with great pleasure that we announce the addition of Mr. Cliff Hudson to the list of professional music educators teaching at Strand Studios. Specializing in piano, jazz, theory and chord study, Mr. Hudson is an excellent choice for any beginner
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We will be starting a Medieval Christmas Choir on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:30pm at Strand Studios. https://t.co/6249e9leAL
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Thank you to everyone who came out to our open house. The event went insanely well. If you missed us today, we will be at the Hackettstown Street Fair tomorrow right in front of the Strand Theatre (181 Main St, Hackettstown) from 11am - 5pm. Free parking
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A very big thank you goes out to David Smith for running our table at the street fair! ・・・ #Repost @hktwn with @repostapp ・・・ @StrandStudios repping at the Hackettstown Street Fair! #hktwn #hackettstown #streetfair #warrencounty #newjersey
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@CurtisMack93 it went very well, thanks. We had over 100 people show up. We have at least a dozen new students and all of the food is gone.
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Chris Lance and Mike Galley right before they went live on The Morning Show. @ WRNJ Radio, Inc. https://t.co/lcQ9gXmkbX
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