Take private music lessons in-store or online.
We have the largest selection of instructors nationwide. Tell us about your lesson needs, select the instructor that best fits you skills & schedule your lesson.
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.
Select your preferences
Choose the day, time and location that fits your schedule! Plus choose in-store or online lessons.
Pricing options for every skill level & budget.
All ages & skill levels welcome! Our music lessons are tailored to your needs.
We offer lessons for anyone 5 & up. Find the perfect instructor based on musical interests and availability. 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 instructors. 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 instructors, 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!
Pick your instrument, and pair yourself with an instructor that fits your schedule. Consistency is key, so weekly lessons are encouraged.
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.
Meet the instructors who will inspire & encourage you.
Jazz up your days, or rock out at night. Our instructors will have you playing like a pro in no time.
Dave has been performing for 45 years & teaching for 18 across acoustic, electric, bass, slide, and lap steel guitars; banjo; mandolin; ukulele; harmonica; dulcimer; & theory in Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Country.
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.
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.
A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Christopher has been teaching jazz and classical saxophone & clarinet for 27 years.
Join the band as a Music & Arts lessons instructor!
With in-store and online lessons covering 23 instruments, you can share your passions your way.
Join us for a Lessons Showcase!
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!
- Purchasing Online
I purchased lessons online. What’s next?
You will receive two emails. The first is a purchase confirmation. The second is your lesson gift card number and the nearest location for you to call. You should receive the second email in less than 24 hrs. If you haven’t, 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?
At this time, you can only purchase one set of lessons in a single transaction. If you would like to purchase multiple lessons, please complete your first transaction, and then begin a new transaction for each additional set of lessons.
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.
- Cost & Payments
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 registration fee for new students to activate your account.
When is my lesson payment due and how do I pay?
For your convenience, lesson accounts are set-up on an automated payment service called EZ Pay. With EZ Pay you never have to worry about missing monthly payments. The payment is simply charged to your credit card on file the day before your first lesson each month.
If you purchase lessons online, payment is taken at the time of purchase. When you schedule your first lesson, your account will be set up on EZ Pay.
Is a credit card required?
Yes, a credit card is required.
- Our Lessons
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?
You may leave during the lesson, but we ask that you please be sure to return on time.
Is the lesson studio closed on holidays?
The lesson studio is closed on the following days, and your credit card will not be charged: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Make-up lessons may be available.
- Refunds, Rescheduling & Canceling
What is the refund policy?
If you purchased your lesson online, refunds may be made within 90 days. After that time, the value left on your virtual gift card may be spent on items at any of our locations. For refunds call customer service 888-731-5396.
We do not currently offer refunds for lessons registered in a store.
What if I need to reschedule any of my lessons, or I accidently missed a lesson?
Please call the Music & Arts location to notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you need to miss a lesson. Each student can reschedule one lesson per quarter. For more details, please see the Terms & Conditions.
How do I cancel lessons?
Two weeks’ notice is required prior to canceling lessons. Please give your notice directly to the store staff to receive your cancelation confirmation receipt. Final payment is due when we receive your notice of cancellation.
Still have questions?
We’re happy to help. Fill out the form & we’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
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.