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It’s time. Start your musical journey now.
As the #1 provider of music lessons nationwide, if you want to learn how to play an instrument, we can teach you how. Students of all ages & abilities take more than 2 million lessons every year from our hand-selected, veteran instructors.
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Choose the day, time and location that fits your schedule! Plus choose in-store or online lessons.
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Pricing options for every skill level & budget
$30/ 30-min lesson
Most popular lesson length for beginner students. Jump start your musical journey with weekly one-on-one support.
Great for advanced students who want to dive deeper to perfect their skills, prepare for perfromances, or level up more quickly.
Most Popular Lessons
All ages & skill levels welcome! Our music lessons are tailored to your needs.
Our experts will match you with a vetted teacher & create a custom program. Master your craft & have fun!
- Take top-selling guitar and piano lessons!
- String instruments including violin, viola, cello & more!
- Over a dozen band instruments including drums, trumpet, flute, and more!
- Voice lessons
- Need an instrument to get started? Rent one today.
The best teachers. The safest environments. The happiest students.
We adhere to the strictest safety measures for both in-store & online classes.
- All instructors passed background checks.
- Masks & health screenings are required for all teachers, students and employees. Your temperature will be checked in-store.
- Online safety with private Zoom links that are recorded.
Personalized music lessons to ensure the best experience.
Every instructor has significant performing & teaching experience. They’re friendly, fun & compassionate to make you your best.
Two Lesson Lengths
Choose lessons in increments of 30 or 60 minutes.
In-store lessons allow our experienced instructors to teach hands-on, while live online lessons are convenient!
Once you sign up, our experts will help you set up a schedule.
Personalized Lesson Plan
Based on your personal goals, your instructor will develop a lesson plan & offer consistent feedback to make sure you’re always progressing.
Lessons Online, On Your Time
Instructors With Experience and Expertise
Having studied at the Peabody Conservatory & Chicago’s Columbia College, Terry has been teaching and performing jazz and classical sax, clarinet, oboe, and bassoon for 30 years.
Ryan has been performing for 12 years, teaching for 10 across flute, clarinet, all saxophones, oboe, & bassoon in Classical, Latin, & Jazz genres. He is a graduate of the University of Akron, with a Master’s from the University of South Carolina.
A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Christopher has been teaching jazz and classical saxophone & clarinet for 27 years.
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"Music & Arts instructors present challenges that develop critical thinking, memory skills and coordination along with self-esteem—it's better than any video game."
"I've wanted to learn to play guitar since I was a kid. With Music & Arts, I was able to rent a guitar and schedule affordable music lessons online."
Mindy B., parent
"Learning to perform in front of other people is giving Emily confidence. It's been a great investment because it is a skill they will have their whole lives."
"Really pleased that Music & Arts was able to implement online music lessons so quickly, just had my first viola lesson in lockdown!"
Frequently Asked Questions
Before you make the decision to purchase music lessons at Music & Arts, we understand that you might have more questions. Hopefully you find answers below, but if not, get in touch with us!
I purchased lessons online. What’s next?
If you pick your instructor and time slot online, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your lesson schedule information. If you do not schedule your lesson online, an associate from the Music & Arts location you selected will call you to schedule the lesson. A confirmation e-mail will be sent after the lessons have been scheduled. If you haven’t received an email, please call our customer service number at 888-731-5396 and we can help you.
When I try to order multiple lessons, I get an error message, why?
If you would like to sign-up an additional student, please complete the first student's transaction and then start the process over again for each student.
Why do you need my zip code?
We ask for your zip code so we can provide the prospective student with the nearest location that has a teacher available to teach the instrument you have selected.
How much do music lessons cost?
Lessons range in price from $23 to $39 for a 30-minute lesson, depending on the type of teacher you request and your location. In addition, there is a $30 non-refundable registration fee for new students to activate your account.
When is my lesson payment due and how do I pay?
Tuition and registration fee are due at the time of purchase, in advance, for the following four lessons. After purchasing your first lessons package, your next subsequent lesson tuition will be billed twenty-two (22) calendar days after the date of your first lesson. Thereafter, lessons tuition is billed every four weeks. For example: A student that takes their first lesson on January 12th will be billed their next lesson tuition 22 days from January 12 (i.e., February 3) and every four-weeks starting from February 3 moving forward. Lesson accounts are set up on EZ Pay.
Is a credit card required?
Yes, a credit card is required.
What instruments do you offer?
We offer the following music lessons: banjo, baritone, bass clarinet, bass guitar, bassoon, cello, clarinet, flute, French horn, guitar, mandolin, oboe, percussion, piano, piccolo, saxophone, string bass, trombone, trumpet, tuba, ukulele, viola, violin, and voice lessons.
What platform is used for online lessons?
We use Zoom. You will receive a personalized, secure link before your online lesson, which is recorded for safety.
As a parent/guardian do I need to remain in the store while my child takes lessons?
An adult parent or guardian must accompany any student under 12 years of age upon arrival and departure from every in-store lesson. You may leave during the lesson, but we ask that if you choose to leave the store during your child’s lesson, please be sure to return on time. Your child’s safety is of the utmost importance.
What is the refund policy?
Tuition fees may be refunded in full prior to the delivery of any instructional services, with written notice received within 24 hours of your initial registration date (which may be provided at the designated email address).
What if I need to reschedule any of my lessons, or I accidentally missed a lesson?
To cancel or reschedule a lesson at no cost, you must provide at least 24 hours prior notice. We will reschedule your lesson subject to instructor availability. If you do not show up for a lesson or if you do not provide adequate notice, you will be charged for the missed lesson. For more details, please see the Terms & Conditions.
How do I cancel lessons?
To cancel your enrollment, and to terminate your lessons, you must provide written notice to store management, which may be provided by email (at the designated email address), prior to the upcoming billing date of the subsequent month.108
PARENTS: If you are signing your child up for online lessons with us, please read this first. Music & Arts takes the safety and protection of students and instructors very seriously, which is why our online lessons are recorded.
The recordings, which may capture the voice and image of your child, are stored using Zoom’s Cloud recording service and are only accessible to authorized Music & Arts employees and our legal counsel. Neither students nor instructors have access to the recordings. Online lesson recordings are stored by Zoom for the safety and protection of our students and instructors, to monitor for quality control, and to assist us in the defense of any legal claims.