Lessons

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BAND & PERFORMING
Guided student bands are where the magic happens – learn, rehearse & perform together. Professional musician instructors coach and often play along. Everyone gets success early on. Students learn what to do in a group setting with the musical and social “payoff” that makes it all worth it.
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VOICE
Have fun while developing your voice, your confidence, and your skills performing. Feel the growth right away with the right kind of practice and great instruction. Get real world experience, with lead and back up vocals in student bands and vocal groups. Have a stronger voice with improved tone, extend your range, practice microphone technique, be very comfortable performing and moving on stage, and have a voice that is protected from burn out. And, again, have a ton of fun! Click here for a more in-depth explanation of our voice lessons!
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GUITAR
The Guitar program is excellent for all levels – easy and fun for absolute beginners to shredders who melt strings. Jam and play your favorite tunes to build skills and ability! Grow at your pace, practicing left and right hand techniques, chords & scales, modes, tone building and most importantly, confidence.
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BASS
Learn bass by playing – with a band – and great instruction to get you ready. From beginner basics to advanced techniques, you learn fast with a combination of private lessons and band practice. Bass lessons teach left and right hand techniques, slap, pop, improving groove, time and feel. Want to be part of an amazing rhythm section?? Play with the band!!
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DRUMS & PERCUSSION
Get your groove on with our drum program – private instruction to guided band practices, you get the whole experience from the beginning. Play on a full acoustic drum set and a pro electronic set. And work with cajon, conga, and latin percussion so you are experienced in every situation. Learn various rock and pop styles by playing in a live setting with a band.
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PIANO & KEYBOARDS
Piano and Keyboards for every level – from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Our program starts by understanding music and enjoying playing. Beginners learn enough chords to play with others, adding the skills you need to grow into a trained musician – always at your pace. Students are surprised how fun it is playing with a guided band, long before they could perform by themselves. This experience leads to unexpected growth and excitement.
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VIOLIN & VIOLA
Improve your Violin and Viola playing and skills. Get the most opportunities in your school’s orchestras through better skills, tone, and experience. Learn confidence reading and improvising. Create your audition material. And, have fun – play with our student rock & pop bands – you’ll get good faster and be comfortable playing with a variety of playing settings.
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TRUMPET
Improve your Trumpet playing and skills. Get the most opportunities in your school’s bands through better skills, tone, and experience. Learn confidence reading and improvising. Create your audition material. And, have fun – play with our student rock & pop bands – you’ll get good faster and be comfortable playing with a variety of playing settings.
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MANDOLIN
Mandolin is an awesome instrument, with similar skills and tuning to the violin. Learn confidence improvising along with reading. Create your audition material. And, have fun – play with our student rock & pop bands – you’ll get good faster and be comfortable playing with a variety of playing settings.
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UKULELE
The Uke is too much fun! On Stage Music Academy offers lessons for beginners to intermediate and advanced musicians. Great for small hands, cooler attitude, and fun to take anywhere. Learn chords and single note soloing, strumming and other right hand technique. Any kind of music can be adapted for the Ukulele. Our instructors will take you musically just where you want to go.
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SONGWRITING
Learn by doing, hands on, to get the experience and understanding to write music well. In a relaxed setting study one on one, or in workshop classes, to improve or begin writing your original music and lyrics. With a number of professionals, you learn the complete process from idea development to performance and recording. There are very many skills to learn and improve.
You may already write and perform, and want to get new inspiration, or you may just want to get started but haven’t yet. This is one of the most rewarding and challenging things we do as musicians. A year from now, you’ll wish you started today. So, let’s get going!