Whether you aspire to play classic or pop, Tacoma Music Academy's dedicated piano, guitar and voice instructors will help you become the pianist you want to be. Our faculty will introduce you to the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. You do not need a piano at home to take lessons; a simple full-size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first 6-12 months.
Suitable for any age, whether you're playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the piano after many years, our teachers will share their love for music and help you set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.
Regular pricing: $34 /30 min, one time registration $25.
Learning in a group has many benefits: it provides confidence in playing for others and aids students in developing rhythm skills. Students learn from peers as well as from the teacher; drills and exercises can be more interesting and motivating.
Available Group Lessons: Piano, Guitar
Regular Pricing: $50 per month, one time new student registration fee $25.
Beginner guitar students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading and theory. Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of guitar method books.
We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student's favorite type of music. Whether you're playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the guitar after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.
Regular pricing: $34 /30 min. One time registration fee $25.
Our teachers’ rigorous classical training and performance experience gives them a solid basis for highly effective instruction. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your music education goals and helping you to achieve them.
2. Friendly atmosphere
Our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you instrument and formal music literacy in a fun and supportive way.
3. Benefits of learning in a group
Learning in a group has many benefits: it provides confidence in playing for others; stimulates critical listening as students hear other students perform and comment on their performance; aids students in developing rhythmic security.
4. Peer learning
Participating in group piano lessons allows students to learn from peers as well as from the teacher; providing a setting where drills and exercises are more interesting and motivating.
We use a hybrid blend of traditional teaching methods and interactive technology to keep learning efficient and fun.
6. One low tuition for group lessons!
Our mission is to make music lessons accessible to every child who wishes to learn. With one low tuition per family, it is a rare opportunity for many local families.
Program is partially sponsored by foundations and individuals committed to supporting the Arts and Music Education. Limited availability, register today!
7. Convenient location
The Tacoma Music Academy is located in the recently renovated historic Old Tacoma Armory. Conveniently situated between downtown and the Hilltop, it is an easy commute from most parts of town.
8. Easy transition to private lessons
Should students decide to dedicate more time and effort to pursue advanced levels of playing, they can easily transition to private lessons.
We love meeting prospective Tacoma students!! Please fill the Request info form and mention booking a visit.
Free 2 hour on street parking is available on 11th St, Yakima Ave, 10th Street.
We are located in the Old Tacoma Armory Building. The entry to the building is from S Nollmeyer Ln.