ABOUT OUR PIANO PROGRAM
Piano instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons are available in a variety of different styles. Whatever style of piano you want to learn, our instructors are here to help you and customize a lesson plan for you.
Piano lessons for beginners of all ages will typically focus on a variety of exemplary method books. These are books are carefully crafted to be fun and engaging while instilling fundamentals such as note-reading, music theory, and technique. All of our instructors love teaching beginning students of all ages, and they provide a positive, encouraging environment for the student.
Piano lessons for intermediate students will focus on expanding technique (scales), repertoire, theory, and musical refinement. Intermediate students are typically graduated out of using method books and starting to learn more complex pieces of music.
Piano lessons for advanced students will focus on cultivating advanced piano technique, repertoire, and musical refinement. Advanced students have a lot of experience and typically wish to take the next step towards becoming a professional musician. Our highly qualified instructors can help you achieve your goals, whether it be preparing for competitions, or for auditions to pursue music at the college level.
Bill Joel. The Beatles. Elton John. Chopin. Movie and show tunes. We understand you want to play music that you know and love, and we are here to help you! Whatever your goals are, we will help you achieve them in a encouraging and friendly environment.
ABOUT OUR VOICE PROGRAM (AGES 5+)
Vocal instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons are available in a variety of different styles such as broadway, pop, jazz, musical theatre, and classical. Whatever your goals are, our voice teachers are here to help you and customize a lesson plan for you.
All voice lessons focus on developing vocal range, pitch, tone production, breath control, enunciation, ear training, stage presence, and more. All lessons include warmup exercises to improve breath control and to avoid damaging the vocal chords. All students are encouraged to bring any recordings of their favorite songs, or to let their teacher know what song they want to sing.
Before the age of 12, the vocal chords have not yet fully matured. Our instructors take great care to focus on repertoire that is fun and enjoyable while still nurturing to the developing voice. These songs may include children's songs, Disney songs, and pop songs.
ABOUT OUR GUITAR PROGRAM
Guitar instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson on electric or acoustic guitar. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons are available in a variety of different styles such as rock, pop, classical, r&b, christian, and more. We also offer lessons in electric bass and ukulele. Whatever your goals are, our teachers are here to help you and customize a lesson plan for you.
Beginner guitar students of all ages will learn how to read standard and tab notation, play melodies, chords, and improvise. All students are highly encouraged to bring recordings of their favorite songs, band, or players to learn their favorite songs. Method books will likely be supplemented to ensure a well-rounded musical development.
Guitar lessons for intermediate to advanced students will focus on expanding technique, repertoire, theory, and learning to transcribe. Intermediate students are typically graduated out of using method books and starting to learn more complex pieces of music.
Our guitar teachers can help give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence to take out your guitar or ukulele and play your favorite songs for family and friends. The ukulele is also a great instrument for kids and adults to learn. They are affordably priced and easier to play than a guitar, so ukulele lessons are a fun way for kids to get started before taking guitar lessons.
UKULELE, BASS, LUTE, & MANDOLIN LESSONS
All of our guitar teachers provide ukulele lessons, and many also offer additional instruments such as bass, lute, mandolin, and more! Be sure to ask us about availability if you are interested in those instruments.
ABOUT OUR STRINGS PROGRAM
Violin, viola, and cello instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. Our teachers use a combination of Suzuki, Sassmanshaus, and other traditional methods. While our teachers are classically trained, they can also help you learn to play pieces in the fiddle, and celtic styles. If you want to augment your child's school orchestra training, private lessons are crucial to further develop the specific skills needed to rise above the crowd. Whatever your goals are, our strings teachers are here to help you and personalize a lesson plan for you.
VIOLIN, VIOLA, & CELLO LESSONS
All violin and viola lessons focus on developing good posture, holding position, intonation, bow control and technique, sound production, scales, and more. Students are encouraged to bring any recordings of their favorite pieces, or to let their teacher know what they might want to learn to play. Our instructors specialize in developing students to play not only solo music, but also better prepare them for school orchestra auditions.
ABOUT OUR DRUM PROGRAM
Drum and percussion instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. Available styles include jazz, latin, rock, and more. Learn to play the beats to your favorite songs, or improve drumming technique for your band at school. If your young one is full of energy and banging on pots and pans at home, drum lessons can be a great creative outlet!
Beginning students will begin studies with a snare drum and gradually work up to learning the full set. Intermediate and advanced students will work from customized lesson plans to achieve short and long term goals. Because of sound considerations at the school, lessons are given on a high-end electronic drum set. Whatever your goals are, our drum teachers are here to help you and personalize a lesson plan for you.
ABOUT OUR WOODWIND & BRASS PROGRAM
Woodwind and Brass (Band Instrument) instruction is offered to students who wish to learn woodwind instruments (such as the flute and clarinet) or brass instruments (such as trumpet or trombone). Instruction is available at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels and in a variety of styles from classical to jazz to marching band.
Students who are members of their school band often find private music lessons in woodwind or brass instruments are beneficial as it is impossible for the school band director to give each band member the attention that is needed. Taking private lessons will ensure that students maximize their potential and have the best chance to succeed in playing their instruments in a band.
Woodwind instruction/brass instruction is given in 30, 45, or 60 minute lessons depending upon the needs and goals of the student.
Learn to create art utilizing multiple mediums by highly experience art instructors. Classes are designed for all age groups.
Classes include tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, ballroom, clogging, zumba, and more. With programs from recreational to pre-professional there is a place for everyone. Students have the chance to perform throughout the year from community outreach events to fully staged productions. Our dance program is educational and performance based. From Social Dance, Modern, Jazz, Barre Technique, ballet, tap and much more...Bass Clef School of Music & Fine Arts has you covered.