The School of American Music offers private, one-on-one lessons at its studios on the second floor of the Three Oaks Library. The lessons are taught by highly qualified instructors who are also performing musicians. SAM’s teaching philosophy places heavy emphasis on performance with twice-yearly recitals and other performance opportunities.
Lessons are available for children and adults at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of proficiency, and musical styles taught include contemporary, classical, jazz, blues, gospel. bluegrass, and rock-n-roll.
Private lessons for beginners include 10, 30-minute sessions for $220 or 5, 30-minute lessons for $110. Lessons for intermediate and advanced students cost $260 for 10, 50-minute sessions or $130 for 5, 45-50 minute lessons.